Corporation Secretary – Zambia Railway Authority

Job Purpose
To advise Management on legal matters and provide legal and administrative services to the Council of Ministers, Board of Directors and the Authority in general as well as safe guard Authority interests and asset utilisation.

Main Duties
a) Providing legal, administrative and secretarial services to the Board of Directors and Council of Ministers;
b) Coordinating the interpretation arid implementation of the Authority’s policy decision’s across the board and ensuring that directives thereof are strictly adhered to;
c) Preparing and executing all Agreements to loans, asset acquisitions and property rentals, ensuring strict adherence to laid down conditions/stipulations;
d) Litigating on behalf of the Authority in all legal cases and advising Senior
e) Legal Counsel and Legal Officers involved in the litigation’s to ensure adequate representation of TAZARA interests;
f) Carrying out research on interpretation of the Labour Acts of both countries and other legal issues through critical examination of relevant literature and consultation with professionals to guide Management, the Board of Directors and the Council of Ministers in their decision-making;
g) Securing Title Deeds for all TAZARA land and coordinating with the relevant institutions’ in both states on matters pertaining to real estate i.e. property and Land;

Qualification
a) Form Four Certificate;
b) LLB Degree from any accredited University;
c) Legal Practicing Certificate;
d) An active member in good standing of the Bar of Tanganyika;
e) Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken; and
f) At least five years working experience

Interested candidates should write to the address below justifying how they qualify and enclosing anup-to-date CV, copies of the relevant certificates,
three references and daytime contact details, by 27th October 20l7.
We regret to advise that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The Human Resources Manager
TAZARA Head Office, Nyerere Road
P.O. Box 2834
Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA

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