COMPANY SECRETARY AND LEGAL ADVISOR – CGP CONSULTANTS

COMPANY SECRETARY AND LEGAL ADVISOR

Job overview
AN EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IS OPENING UP WITH OUR CLIENT IN THE BANKING SECTOR

On behalf of our client in the banking sector, CGP Consultants would like to invite suitably qualified, experienced, innovative and enthusiastic candidates to apply for the above position.

Main Purpose of the Job
The Company Secretary and Legal Advisor will be responsible for providing secretarial services to the board, overseeing corporate governance, and providing statutory and legal services to the board and organisation.

Job Responsibilities
Reporting to the Board Chairperson and CEO, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring governance and legal compilation of external compliance documents; overseeing compliance to legislation, regulations and national policy directives; recommending and implementing governance policies; and ensuring that proper legal and governance risk management systems, processes and controls are executed. Furthermore, the incumbent will be responsible for implementing a company secretarial framework; providing quarterly reports on statutory and legal compliance; and providing on-going reports to the Board on decisions taken. Lastly, the incumbent will be responsible for maintaining and compiling statutory and legal compliance manuals with applicable laws and regulations; providing legal and compliance counselling at all management forums; ensuring effective legal risk management; and drafting and negotiating contracts.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
The candidate should have attained a Bachelor of Laws and certification as a company secretary. S/he should have at least five (5) years’ post qualification experience as a Board Secretary and Legal Advisor. Exposure and experience in a financial industry would be an added advantage.

Competencies

The candidate should have the following competencies:

Communication (verbal and written) skills
Analytical skills
Organisational and planning skills
Policy development and implementation skills
Accuracy/detail orientation
Execution and delivery
Strategy creation
Closing date and application instructions
Only highly motivated candidates who meet the above requirements should apply by providing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) giving full details of their academic/professional qualifications, experience and at least three (3) referees to cgp@info.bw . Candidates can contact CGP Consultants on 3951147.

CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY, 05 APRIL 2017 AT 17H00

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE RESPONDED TO