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Job Opportunity at Vodacom, Senior Legal Specialist


Senior Legal Specialist


Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzanian

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 accountabilities;

  • Working in collaboration with all levels of management to guarantee availability of valid and appropriate contracts for all areas of business.
  • Negotiate, draft and review all contracts and other legal documents in the Division in line with Company Delegation of Authority
  • Timely provision of legal advice and support to the Company 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 confirm with company legal requirement.
  • Carrying out any other duty as may be assigned by the Company
  • Managing consumer complaints and provide feedback to the Tanzania Regulatory Authority (TCRA) and the Bank of Tanzania (BOT)
  • To provide appropriate link management between the Legal Division and the internal and external stakeholders

Core Competencies, Knowledge And Working Experience

  • Very good knowledge of legal concepts, techniques and principles
  • Experience in handling complex corporate and commercial transactions and or projects
  • High level of computer literacy exceptionally conversant with Word
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer and business oriented approachStrong 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.
  • Effective Contract Management Skills
  • 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.


  • Legal Negotiation
  • Governance
  • Legal Innovation
  • Legal And Regulatory Knowhow
  • Drafting
  • Advice and Solutions
  • Risk and Compliance


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