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27 Mar 2023

Legal Officer at Jitegemee Holdings Company

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Job Description

Title: Legal Officer
Department: HR & Legal

Overall, Purpose of the Job

Legal officers are responsible for ensuring that the legal affairs of the organization are handled appropriately and in accordance with local, state, and federal laws. They commonly provide counsel on a wide range of issues, including contract negotiations, corporate governance, compliance with regulations, etc. Regardless of their specific role, legal officers play an important part in ensuring that their organization operates smoothly and legally.

Reporting Relationship

  • HR & Legal Manager
  • Legal Offier

Main Areas of Responsibility

  • Serve as the primary legal advisor to the organization, providing sound and timely counsel on a broad range of legal issues
  • Proactively identify, assess, and manage legal risks facing the organization, and develop strategies to mitigate and resolve such risks
  • Oversee the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of contracts and other legal documents, ensuring that the organization’s interests are protected
  • Manage litigation and other disputes involving the organization, including coordinating with outside counsel as necessary
  • Advise on employment law matters, including hiring, firing, discipline, leaves of absence, and accommodations
  • Provide training to employees on legal topics relevant to their roles within the organization
  • Keep abreast of developments in relevant areas of law and share relevant information with members of the organization
  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including government officials, regulators, and industry associations
  • Represent the organization at conferences, seminars, and other events
  • Perform research on legal issues as needed

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Law degree from an accredited law school
  • Admission to the state bar in which you will be practicing
  • 3-5 years of experience as an attorney in good standing with no record of ethical violations
  • Strong research, writing, and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral advocacy and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in the area of law relevant to the position
  • Judicial clerkship experience
  • Teaching experience
  • Membership in professional organizations
  • Leadership experience
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Method of Application

Send your CV and Application Letter to the following email address: [email protected]

Closing Date : 30th March, 2023.

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