Legal Officer – Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco)

Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco)

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides legal advice to management on decisions with legal implications as may be assigned by Company Secretary and Legal Advisor
  • Assists the Company Secretary and Legal Advisor in preparing and reviewing proposed legal documents such as contracts, leases, Service Level Agreements and other legal instruments.
  • Liaises with Company lawyers for legal options in all cases in which the company is involved.
  • Provides legal counsel and guidance to management on the organisation’s compliance with laws and regulations and other related legal matters.
  • Follows up on amendments to legislation and ensures that the organisation is up to date on state laws, policies and obligations.

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  • Prepares and submits departmental reports monthly, quarterly and annually and other reports as may be required from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Laws Degree
  • A relevant Master’s Degree in Law is an added advantage
  • Must be a registered legal practitioner with the Law Society of Zimbabwe
  • At least 3- 5 years’ experience in a similar role.

Skills & Abilities

  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  •  Strong problem-solving skills, analytical skills an meticulous attention to detail.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong ethics and reliability.

Competences

  • Planning & ( Organising, Ownership, Business Awareness, Decision Making, Gaining Commitment, Building Relationships, Emotional Intelligence and Thinking Skills

How To Apply

Interested individuals should submit their application letters and CVs to: vacancies@cottco.co.zw.

To apply for this job email your details to vacancies@cottco.co.zw

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