Vacancy

Legal Counsel Assistant (m/f)

Aldelia

Aldelia is recruiting a Legal Counsel Assistant (m/f), to be based in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
Duties
  • Receive and follow up criminal reports
  • Draft criminal reports and application letters to local judicial stakeholders
  • Prepare weekly reports on illegal mining arrests and update case tracker
  • Prepare and submit applications, letters, petitions, and other documents to local relevant authorities
  • Participate in trial sessions
  • Assess weekly tried cases in Montepuez courthouse and maintain an updated record
  • Prepare any proceedings and reports as it may be requested by the Legal Counsel
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Protection Services Department and the Private Security Legal Advisor
  • Liaise with and maintaining good relationship with the police force and courts
  • Review OGM fact-finding reports and prepare counterproposals
  • Review OGM Independent Panel and prepare appeals
  • Review OGM settlement agreements
  • Maintain an updated record of grievances under OGM assessment
  • Provide day-to-day legal/commercial advice as required by the departments
  • Prepare and review documents as required by the various departments
  • Prepare minutes, notarize documents, and keep record
  • Prepare and review a range of commercial contracts including but not limited to supplier agreements, MOUs, confidentiality agreements and terms & conditions
  • Prepare Purchase Requests and keep track of services provided by external lawyers
  • Assist Gemfields Group’s Legal Team with ad-hoc projects and/or initiatives as required
Requisites
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a qualified lawyer gained in-house and/or at a leading law firm in Mozambique
  • Previous experience in the mining or extractives industry sector preferred
  • Strong understanding of Mozambican criminal and civil legislation & related legal framework
  • Ability to carry his/her work out with a high level of professionalism, sensitivity, discipline, responsibility, leadership and good judgment (including when to act and when to consult on tasks)
  • Must demonstrate initiative, a “can do” attitude, be practical/adaptable, and demonstrate strong organizational skills, people skills, and problem-solving ability
  • Be trustworthy and diplomatic with confidential (sometimes highly confidential) or otherwise sensitive information
  • Be calm and able to prioritize under pressure
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with strong attention to detail
Notes
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications

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  • Published 18.03.2022
  • Expires 24.03.2022
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