Legal Counsel; Zone Legal Advisory – Central Zone at NMB Bank

Legal Counsel; Zone Legal Advisory (1 Position(s))

Job Location :
Central Zone
Job Purpose:
Provide legal support to the operations of the Bank, with special emphasis on litigation, security documentation and advisory at Zonal level.
Main Responsibilities:
Business and Operational delivery 

  • Prepare court documents and represent the bank in courts of law.
  • Manage relationships with external legal counsels within the zone and ensure all cases assigned to external legal counsels are properly handled.
  • Provide guidance on all legal related issues facing branches within the zone.
  • Review internal documents and policies to ensure they are drafted in accordance with applicable legislations.
  • Responsible for identifying legal risks associated with the operations of the bank and propose mechanisms for mitigating such risks.
  • Submit monthly reports to the Head; Legal on status of execution of objectives under the role
  • Provide updates to the Head; Legal and/or a person acting in that position on legal related issues affecting the operations of the bank.
  • Preparation of security documents for customers.
  • Oversee timely registration of security documents in the respective zone.
  • Provide legal awareness and education to the bank’s staff to ensure they are aware of and are compliant with legal requirements.
  • Provide legal opinions and guidance to branches and Head Office departments on various aspects of the operations of the bank.
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders such as courts, law enforcement organs, land registries etc.
  • Attend and participate in relevant bank meetings when required/requested.
  • Assist in advising on recovery matters.
  • Perform all other duties assigned to him/her by the Head; Legal.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Business understanding of legal and compliance framework.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Laws of Tanzania.
  • Drafting and Review Skills, litigation Skills and Commercial law background.
  • Communication, Decision Making, Flexibility, Quality Orientation
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • A quick learner who can work under minimum supervision.
  • Customer Focus, Planning and Organizational skills.
  • Change Management skills and with ability to take varying approaches with a dynamic set of stakeholders.
  • Strategical thinking with problem-solving skills.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB); Registered Advocate
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a legal environment preferably in a financial institution as an active registered Advocate.NMB Bank Plc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and achieving a gender balanced workforce.
    Female candidates and people living with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position

    NMB Bank Plc does not charge any fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job opening date : 30-May-2024
Job closing date : 13-Jun-2024

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