Application deadline date has been passed for this Job.
Post Date: February 20, 2020
North Western Water Supply and Sewerage Company Limited
The North Western Water Supply and Sanitation Company Limited (NWWSSCL) is a commercial utility, providing water and sanitation services in the North – Western Province. The Company has a vision of “striving for excellence in water supply and sanitation”. It is value driven and performance oriented and since inception in the year 2000 has been among the top performing utilities. NWWSSCL is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to recruit high profile, self-motivated, innovative, honesty, committed, adequately qualified and appropriately experienced persons to fill the following vacant positions in a challenging environment. The Company operates in Eight (8) Districts.
1.0 COMPANY SECRETARY/LEGAL COUNSEL
REPORTING LINE: Managing Director
To provide efficient and effective Secretarial Services and Legal Advice to the Board and Senior Management of the Company
The Job holder is the Company’s Chief Secretary and Legal Advisor.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Provides expert legal advice to the Board and Senior Management on various matters affecting the company in compliance with the Company Act.
Drafts various Legal Documents on behalf of the company.
Interprets and explains the legal implications of various contracts and documents to the company’s Management and the Board.
Works in consultation with External Counsel on all litigation matters affecting the company.
Ensures that all matters which are under litigation are attended to by external counsel in an efficient and effective manner.
Maintains all court documents and files court documents on behalf of the company.
Studies and explains any changes in Government legislation and its implications on the company’s Business to the Board and Management.
Prepares Board/Board Committee Meetings Reports and provision of Secretarial Services.
Issues notices for AGMs and provides secretarial services during AGMs.
Filing of annual returns with PACRA.
Handles conveyance duties for the company.
Performs any other duties as assigned by the Managing Director or the Board / Board Committees from time to time.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Grade 12 (Form V) School Certificate with five (05) O level credits including English Language and Mathematics.
LLB Degree from a recognised institution
Member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries
LLM Degree will be an added advantage.
Holder of a valid practising licence and advocate of the High Court
Fully paid up member of LAZ / Chartered Institute of Secretaries
At least 3 years post qualification work experience
Valid and clean Driving License
Good verbal and written communication skills
Initiative and ability to work under pressure.
High levels of integrity and confidentiality
Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, day time contact telephone number(s) and at least three traceable referees should reach the undersigned not later than Friday March 13, 2020.
Managing Director North Western Water Supply and Sewerage Company Limited MEMA House P O Box 110184 SOLWEZI