Legal Officers X 2 || Consumer Protection Commission – CPC

  • Harare

Consumer Protection Commission (CPC)

DUE : 31 OCT 2022

The Consumer Protection Commission was established under the Consumer Protection Act Chapter 14:44 (No. 5 of 2019) which became Law on 10 December 2019. This Act repealed the Consumer Contract Act Chapter 8:03 and is administered by the Minister for Industry and Commerce. The Consumer Protection commission’s core function is to “protect consumers horn unconscionable, unreasonable, unjust or otherwise improper trade practices, as well as deceptive, misleading, unfair or fraudulent conduct.”
The Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) is now inviting suitably qualified and experienced individuals to apply for the above-mentioned positions that have risen in the Commission.

Ensures the Commission’s compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
Attends to litigation, conciliation, arbitration proceedings on the behalf of the Commission.
Provides assistance in and ensures the Commission upholds and practises corporate governance principles and ethics
Provides assistance in preparing board meetings and other board secretarial services as directed by the Corporate Services Manager.
Handling consumer complaints.
Offering legal advice to all the departments in the Commission.

Bachelor of Law (LLBs) Honours Degree
Registration to practice as a Legal Practitioner in Zimbabwe
Membership of the Law Society of Zimbabwe
Minimum 2 years post graduate practicing in Commercial and Criminal Law.
Understands the principles of Corporate Governance
Must be a very competent writer of Minutes, reviewing and drafting legal documents
Must have experience in case management, litigation, arbitration and liaising with externa counsel.
Proficiency in use of MS Office, particularly Word, Excel and Teams or similar.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.
Complete application shall include:
Application letter; Detailed CV; Copy of National Identification Card; Certified copies of Academic and Professional certificates; and Names and contacts (telephone and e-mail) of three (3) referees.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted (The Commission encourages applications from candidates that are multilingual and qualified experienced female applicants).All applications will be treated in strict confidence