Legal Counsel; Zone Legal Advisory – Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar Zone Vacancy at NMB Bank PLC

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Legal Counsel; Zone Legal Advisory – Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar Zone Vacancy at NMB Bank PLC

Job Location :

Dar Es Salaam Zone, Zanzibar

Main Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, preparation and review of security documents and other related contracts.
  • Follow up on registration of security documents.
  • Provide legal advice regarding any legal and contractual compliance issues in Zanzibar.
  • Check and review receipt of registered security documents before being dispatched to Head Office for safe custody.
  • Maintain and store copies of all documentation prepared.
  • Assist with discharge of security documents and transfers under power of sale.
  • In consultation with the Head; Legal, review and standardize legal documents that are to be used in Zanzibar.
  • Prepare court documents and represent the bank in courts of law.
  • Arrange and participate in case preparation together with the assigned external counsels and recovery team.
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders such as courts, law enforcement organs, land registries etc.
  • Provide legal awareness and education to the bank’s staff to ensure they are aware of and are compliant with legal requirements.
  • Prepare reports of tasks handled as directed by the Line Manager.
  • Handle other tasks as assigned by the Head; Legal from time to time.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding Legal and Regulatory Compliance in Zanzibar
  • Experience in drafting of legal documents.
  • Drafting and Review Skills, litigation Skills, Commercial law background, Document management, Adaptability, Communication skills, Continuous Learning, Customer Focus, Planning and Organizational skills.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB), Registered Advocate in Zanzibar. Registered advocate in Mainland is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a legal environment preferably in a financial institution as an active registered Advocate.NMB Bank Plc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and achieving a gender balanced workforce.
    Female candidates and people living with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.NMB Bank Plc does not charge any fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.

    Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job opening date : 30-May-2024

Job closing date : 13-Jun-2024

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