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Legal Services Manager at Blantyre Water Board

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  • Blantyre
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Blantyre Water Board

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

LEGAL SERVICES MANAGER

Blantyre Water Board is a government-owned institution established and reconstituted under the Waterworks Act of 1995 to supply potable water to people of Blantyre City and other surrounding areas. The Board is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacant position of Legal Services Manager reporting to the Director of Human Resources and Administration.

Applicants must have the following qualifications and attributes: –

  • Bachelor of Laws plus Master’s Degree in Law, Business Administration or any relevant field. Minimum of 5 years of proven work experience
  • Must have a valid practicing license
  • Proven experience as a legal officer in a business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external legal environment of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information
  • Outstanding communication skills.

The successful applicant will be responsible for: –

a) Representing the Board in law suits by or against the Board
b) Providing Management with legal opinion or advice
c) Drafting and solidifying agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure that the Board’s full legal rights are protected
d) Assisting the Board in collecting debts from Board’s debtors and where necessary taking legal action on defaulters
e) Collaborating with Management to devise efficient defense strategies
f) Researching and evaluating different legal risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
g) Applying effective legal risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
h) Providing clarification on legal language or specifications to the Board
i) Maintaining current knowledge of alterations in laws and legislation
j) Performing such other lawful duties as may be reasonably assigned from time to time.
An attractive salary will be offered in accordance with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Method Of Application

Interested eligible applicants must submit their written applications giving full Curriculum Vitae (CV) and names of two (2) traceable referees to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Blantyre Water Board
P.O. Box 30369
BLANTYRE 3

Physical submission:

Blantyre Water Board Head Office Main Reception

Email for submission of applications: bwb@bwb.mw

The closing date for receiving application letters is 12 April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Blantyre Water Board is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.