Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Senior Legal Specialist Job at Vodacom Tanzania


Job Title: SENIOR LEGAL SPECIALIST – Tanzania

Job ID: VTLL050
Posting date: 16th Apr, 2019

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

Key accountabilities:

  • 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 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 suppliers and ensure availability of records and relevant reports.
  • Ensuring legal policies and procedure are in place and updated to confirm with company legal requirement.



Core competencies, knowledge and experience

  • Very good knowledge of legal concepts, techniques and principles
  • High level of computer literacy exceptionally conversant with Word
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer 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


Technical/professional qualifications:

  • A holder of Bachelor of Laws from a recognized university,
  • A Registered Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and Courts sub-ordinate thereto for not less than 5 years’ experience


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