24 Jan 2023

Company Secretary/Legal Manager at Future Options Consulting Ltd

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Job Description


Knowledge, Skills & Competences
1. Leadership and competence in managing and implementing varied plans and programs
2. Ability to analyze reports and other forms of data, with sound judgment and planning skills
3. Strong report writing, communication and networking skills/people skills
4. Knowledge and experience in lending, credit and risk management
5. Shall have a High level of integrity

Responsibilities

(40%) Provide legal and advisory services to the CEO and VFU Board at both operational and strategic levels.
1. Prepare required and update VFU records of legal documents mandated by Laws in the microfinance sector such us the employment Laws, and other statutory guidelines.
2. Prepare all legal documents for VFU
3. Conduct legal research and generates papers
4. Offer legal advice to the management team
5. Prepare monthly legal risk analysis reports and more frequently should the need arise.
6. Keep abreast of all legal changes taking place in the country, in the areas of labor, tax, microfinance and others in coordination with the appropriate VFU head of departments (P&C director, CFO, etc.).
7. Represent VFU in court as required

10%) Focal point for board- Prepare Board Papers, Circulate Board minutes and actionable issues to all stakeholders
1. Manage the Board meetings calendar in line with the CEO’s directives
2. Schedule and coordinate board activities/meetings

(30%) Attend as company&/minute secretary all Board meetings and support CEO in following up the implementation of Board decisions.
1. Write Board minutes and keep records
2. Develop schedules for the implementation of Board issues
3. liaise with Senior managers to implement board decisions

(10%) Draft, coordinate, Monitor and evaluate all communications between the CEO, Senior management and other stakeholders regarding policies and Board decisions.

1. Draft communications for the CEO’s signature


(5%) Represent the Executive Director at functions, meetings, conventions and other gatherings as delegated by the CEO and as appropriate

1. Represent CEO as directed and communicate issues on behalf of the CEO


Qualifications

1. Minimum of a honors degree in Law (LLB)
2. Enrolment as an advocate is a mandatory requirement
3. Postgraduate diploma in law / Master’s degree in law.
4. ICSA certificate as an added advantage
5. Details of experience
6. Shall have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in a financial institution or recognized institution, and as corporation secretary.
7. Demonstrable experience in micro-finance/MDI laws, employment laws, legal secretarial duties management and in commercial law
8. Experience and training in managing and supervising projects, plans and people

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Method of Application

Interested candidates should send their documents to; [email protected]  not later than Sunday 5th February 2023

Application deadline: 2023-02-05




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