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Thursday, 23 August 2012

JOB OPPORTUNITY WORLD VISION:Senior Legal Officer


World Vision Tanzania-Career
JOB OPPORTUNITY:Senior Legal Officer
Position Description:
Ref No WVT/P&C/F12/105
Job Title: Senior Legal Officer
Reports to: People and Culture Director
Location: Arusha

Purpose of the position:

To support, coordinate and advise on legal matters affecting the organization to ensure compliance to various statutory requirement and serve as a vital link between the public and management on legal matters.

Major Responsibility:

Institute legal proceedings on behalf of the organization
Respond to correspondences and complaints with legal implication from WV partnership, Government and general public
Represent the organization in all judicial/quasi-judicial functions
Coordinates drafting and Vets all the contracts entered into between the organization and other parties
Asses legal risks and advise management on necessary amendments to the organization policies, rules and regulations
Coordinate the activities of external legal counsels and legal firms acting on behalf of the organization if any

Minimum Qualification required:LLB and should be registered to the High Court.

Experience: Four years as Advocate of the High Court

Preferred:Seven years of experience in the legal field

Technical Skills & Abilities:

Computer skills
Practice in Labour causes
Excellent communication skills both English and Kiswahili

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their updated CV before September 6, 2012 to wvt_recruit@wvi.org and copy to orestes_sotta@wvi.org. Please indicate the post you are applying as a subject matter

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