Legal Officer Job at Vivo Energy Rwanda – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Legal Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Legal ]

Jobs at:

Vivo Energy Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
22 January 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 05, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

This role has the following primary purposes:
• Assisting Sales team in debt recovery and prevention of OVDs
• Documentation of sales transactions for recovery
• Assist the Legal manager in advisory and company secretarial responsibilities .

Principal Accountabilities:
• Working closely with our Sales team in recovery of debts and documentation of business transactions
• Follow up of court cases with electronic case management system ( IECMS)
• Manage Court Schedules with the External Law Firm
• Report the outcome of each litigation
• Encourage Settlement agreements with debtors and payment without litigations
• Follow up contracts execution with Sales team
• Ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies
• Assisting in Maintaining all corporate records and documenting all corporate decisions
• Ensure documentation of corporate assets titles
• Reviewing and preparing contracts and documentation used by the Company
• Providing training to staff on various areas related to legal aspects of the Company’s compliance responsibilities
• Coordinating the company’s courts representation and receivership
• Under supervision and guidance of the Legal Manager, Coordinate and oversee the pursuit of claims by the Company as applicable, and protect the Company against claims by third parties
• Keep up to date the debt register and the payment plan (done jointly with the Treasury and Sales departments).
• Keep the Legal Datasite (documents repository) and Blueprint updated
• Assisting Legal Manager in management of legal correspondences (initiation of notices, response to notices, etc)
• Replace the Legal Manager during his absence
• Other duties may be assigned

Job Skills: Not Specified

• A Bachelor’s degree in Law (Post graduate diploma in Legal Practice or Master’s Degree in Law (LLM) is an added advantage but not a requirement)
• Knowledge of the Rwanda Legal System and mastering the IECMS (Integrated Case Management System)
• Experience with a Corporate Law Firm (as Legal Officer)
• Have proficient knowledge on the use of Microsoft Office packages.
• Good communication and drafting skills
• Analytical and Problem Solving
• Experience of 1-2 years’ experience in similar positions
• The incumbent should have adequate knowledge of Knowledge of legal system, procedures and the case management platform. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a proficiency in French and English language

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

The job offers the following among other benefits:
• A competitive basic salary based on qualification and experience
• Medical insurance for the employee and family (spouse+ up to 4 legitimate/adopted children)
• A supplementary pension scheme paid with a private insurance company
• Other allowances: meal allowance, canteen allowance, airtime allowance, etc.

Work Hours: 8


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