Legal Counsel/Company Secretary

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
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Micro Finance Zambia Limited

Exciting Career Opportunity

Designation: Legal Counsel/Company Secretary

Reporting Line: Chief Executive Officer

Business Unit: Legal

Location: Lusaka

Job Purpose

To provide administrative assistance with respect to the Board and Exco of Micro Finance Zambia and their sub-committees with specific focus on agendas, packs, minutes and resolutions relating to these meetings, assisting with the co-ordination of regulatory submissions.

Key Outputs & Responsibilities:

1. Board, Exco and sub-committees

  • Schedule meetings, set agendas, prepare and distribute packs and take minutes
  • Ensure that the Board, Exco and Sub Committees charters and terms of reference are relevant and updated.
  • Provide legal counsel to the Board, Exco and Sub committees

2. Other Company secretarial administrative support

  • Perform administration regarding PACRA and other relevant regulatory submissions and statutory filing.

3. Governance, risk and compliance

  • Proactively identify, resolve and/or escalate potential legal and other relevant risks

4. Stakeholder engagement

  • Display assertiveness, diplomacy and sound influencing skills in negotiating effective outcomes to requests
  • Gather the right information and know where to source information within business in order to direct queries/requests to appropriate parties

5. Effective teamwork, self-management and alignment with company values

Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits including English and Mathematics
  • Degree in Law
  • 5+ years’ in company secretary role

Interested Applicants who meet the job requirements should e-mail their CVs to [email protected] Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Be sure to include the job applied for in the subject field. Closing date. Friday, 25th September, 2020.