Senior Legal Specialist Job Vacancy at Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Full Time

Website Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Vodacom Tanzania Limited is Tanzania's leading cellular network company.

Senior Legal Specialist Job Vacancy at Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Posting Country:  Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted:  8 Jul 2024
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodacom, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it’s our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role Purpose and Key Responsilities

Role purpose: 

  • Senior Legal Specialist responsible to manage and provide corporate legal services as in-house counsel in the Legal team and endeavour to provide effective link between the team and internal and external stakeholders in all legal matters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working in collaboration with all levels of management to guarantee availability of valid and appropriate contracts for all areas of business.
  • Managing aspect of control of contracts and other legal documents in the Division in line with company delegation of authority
  • Timely provision of legal advice and support to management and relevant stakeholders pertaining to various business issues as and when needed.
  • Overseeing execution of contracts in line with legal and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Representing the company in courts and other dispute resolution mechanisms.
  • Managing all disputes and litigation involving the Company and ensure availability of records and relevant reports.
  • Ensuring legal policies and procedure are in place and updated to conform with company legal requirements.
  • Overseeing legal digital and automated solutions and projects to simplify business operations.

Qualification, Core competencies, Knowledge and Experience

  • A holder of Bachelor of Laws from a recognized university,
  • A Registered Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and Courts sub-ordinate thereto with no less than 3 years’ experience.
  • Very good knowledge of legal concepts, techniques, and principles
  • Experience in handling complex corporate and commercial transactions or projects
  • High level of computer literacy exceptionally conversant with Word
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer and business-oriented approach
  • Strong communication skills, fluency in English and Kiswahili and ability to interact with other team members
  • Outstanding ability to apply knowledge of Law and advise Management accordingly.
  • At least three years’ experience in telecommunication industry or any FMCG or busy corporate legal service-providing law firm

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

To apply for this job please visit opportunities.vodafone.com.