HEAD OF LEGAL UNIT/CORPORATE SECRETARY - 1 POST

Employer: Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation(TPDC)
Date Published: 2017-10-05
Application Deadline: 2017-10-19

JOB SUMMARY:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i.Make arrangements for and gives notice of all Board meetings;

ii.Provides legal services to the Corporation;

iii.Provides legal advice and assistance to Divisions and Units on interpretation of laws, terms of contract, terms of agreements, procurement contracts, guarantees, memorandum of understanding, consultancy agreements and other type of agreements,  and other legal documents;

iv.Liaises with user Departments and Units to ensure proper management of the contracts; 

v.Represents the Corporation in the Court of Law;

vi.Ensures compliance of the legislation relating to energy sector;

vii.Prepares minutes, agenda, notices, and subsequent correspondence in connection with meetings of the Management Committees and Board of Directors;

viii.Attends all meetings of the Board of Directors and Management Committee and keeps a record of the proceedings;

ix.Prepares minutes of Board meetings and provides Heads of Departments with copies of resolutions or extracts from the minutes, where appropriate;

x.Acts as custodian of the seal of the Corporation;

xi.Provides efficient and effective insurance covers to the Corporation’s property and arranges and administers all pension schemes;

xii.Handles Statutory requirements for the Corporation;

xiii.Assembles data required for the preparation of memorandum and articles of association and certificates of incorporation, or any other legal document;

xiv.Arranges for presentation and filing of legal document to the appropriate Authorities;

xv.Ensures the safekeeping of the Corporation’s records and legal documents, including contracts;

xvi.Reviews all Corporations’ contracts and advises on the Corporation’s obligations and rights;

xvii.Participates in and advises on all negotiations which might lead the Corporation into legal commitment; 

xviii.Handles all legal disputes involving the Corporation; and

xix.Undertakes any other related duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Masters of Law (LLM) or other related qualification from recognized University or institution with not less than 13 years of experience in the Legal profession, preferably from commercial organization, of which five (5) years must be at Senior level and must be an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania. Possession of full ICSA certificate, proven high administrative and managerial ability in the Oil and Gas industry and knowledge of International Oil business will be an added advantage.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale TPDC-MS 1

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