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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Zonal Legal Officer - 2 Posts at TANESCO

Published By on Sunday, March 22, 2015

The Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) is focusing on increasing the outreach and service quality of its Energy products for Tanzanian people. Next to its current passion as a leading provider of electricity is to be more efficient customer focused utility for Tanzania and beyond. The Company has the largest electricity generation, transmission and distribution network in Tanzania. In order to reach its goals, the Company will, invest heavily in its generation, transmission and distribution network, its business systems and human capital. Â TANESCO now invites internal and external applicants who are self-motivated, honest, hardworking and committed individuals to fill the under-mentioned posts.

POSION:  Zonal Legal Officer - 2 Posts

Reporting to: Senior Zonal Manager

To be an officer- in-charge of all legal issues at the Zonal level and assist in handling all kinds of litigations and disputes.

• To review contract documents relating to procurement of services and goods done in the Zone
• Advice on the legal position in all disputes arising between the Company and the Customers
• Advice on legal position in disputes related to staff matters
• Attend and defend the company in courts or tribunals when the company is involved
•To make follow up of legal documents relating to titles including land titles and way leaves.
•To prepare monthly reports on the status of cases or tribunal proceedings in the zone
• To draft simple legal documents as may be required in the zone.
In conjunction with the Secretariat, to prepare pleadings (Written Statement of Defense, counter affidavits, opening statements etc.) whenever is necessary.
• Generally to advice on all legal matters.

Bachelor degree in law.
Registered member of the TANGANYIKA Law Society.
Registered Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania.
At least 1 year of working experience in a recognised legal firm or institution.

Specific attributes for the Positions to be filled:
All Candidates must:
Demonstrate impeccable performance track record;
Demonstrate highest degree of integrity;
Possess good communication and interpersonal skills;
Be self-driven and capable of working with minimal supervision;
Be capable of delivering excellent results while working under pressure with tight deadlines;
Possess knowledge, processes, principles and practices of Procurement and Supplies Management.
Sufficient Computer skills.

Competitive remuneration package shall be offered commensurate with skills and experience. Details will be discussed at the interview; only people who fit the above criteria need to apply.

If you a Tanzanian National and interested in the position, you should send a written application giving full details of previous work life history, qualifications and include two work references. All applications should be submitted to the address indicated below not later than fourteen days after the initial advertisement i.e. 02.04.2015

P. O BOX 9024