Legal Advisor || First Mutual Holdings Limited

  • Harare

First Mutual Holdings Limited

DUE : 18 NOV 2022

The following vacancy has arisen within First Mutual Holdings Limited and applications are invited horn suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill this vacancy.
Job Specification
Reporting to the Deputy Company Secretary, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following.

Providing legal advice to various departments and executives within the Group.
Drafting, perusing and approving all legal agreements, undertakings of contracts which are to be concluded between the business units and third party(s).
Convening and attending quarterly Committee and Board meetings.
Taking minutes during Committee and Board meetings.

Sending minutes to executive directors for review and approval before tabling the minutes to the members for confirmation and signing off by the chairman.
Maintaining company records such as minutes, annual returns, share register and licences.
Monitoring litigation by maintaining contact with external advisers and potential litigation situations by communicating with all business units and through attendance of management committee meetings
Reporting cases of criminal conduct to the police and following up on prosecution.
Preparing, and filing statutory returns with the Registrar of companies.

The ideal candidate must possess the following:
Bachelor of law of related held.
At least 5 years’ experience in a similar or related environment.
Extensive experience working with financial services legislation .
A broad understanding of the financial services industry.
Ability to document formal correspondence

First Mutual Group does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation/, gender, national origin,age, disability or marital status. The Group encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled and all other qualified applicants Candidates meeting the above criteria should forward their curriculum vitaes CVs copies of certificates and application letters to Group Human Resources via the following email address:
Applications should be sent by not later than 18 November 2022