Senior Legal Counsel – Compliance and Litigation


Job Purpose

To ensure that the company is compliant to all laws, internal policies, applicable IDC policies/circulars and to attend to the company’s dispute resolution proceedings

Key Responsibilities

  • Regularly monitor and ensure institutional compliance to applicable legislation
  •  Regularly monitor compliance to license requirements and or regulator directives
  • Develop, track and report on the progress of the compliance monitoring plans for the business area in order to identify significant compliance breaches, exposures and potential areas of improvement.
  •  Update and maintain the INFRATEL Compliance Tracker.
  •  Report all material compliance issues.
  • Attend to INFRATEL’s dispute resolution proceedings, including ex curia meetings; mediation, arbitration, and Court.
  • Monitor departmental expenditure and advise supervisor on extent of adherence to the annual budget
  • Executes any other duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB)
  • An advocate of the High Court of Zambia (ZIALE)
  • Minimum of three (3) years post admission at the bar work experience in a similar role
  • Good understanding of the Zambian laws

Competencies required for this Role

  • Experience in dispute resolution
  •  Excellent relationship management and communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good planning and Organizational skills
  • High level of confidentiality, dependability and attention to detail
  • Executes any other duties as may be assigned.

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