LITIGATION SERVICES MANAGER, - 1 POST

Employer: Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)
Date Published: 2019-04-04
Application Deadline: 2019-04-17

JOB SUMMARY:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(i)To assist on claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations;

(ii)To interpret laws, ruling and regulations for various issues;

(iii)To arrange availability of witness, gather evidence and analyze the probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents;

(iv)To liaise with the Solicitor and Attorney General’s Chambers on litigation of civil cases and other claims involving the Port; 

(v)To evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases;

(vi)To formulate defense and initiate legal actions by collecting information to ascertain the facts of a case;

(vii)To examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit and train witnesses in the preparation of defense and legal actions;

(viii)To represent TPA in the court of law, coordinate the advocates service in representing TPA and prepare summary reports for submission;

(ix)To negotiate settlements of civil disputes;

(x)To prepare legal briefs and opinions and file appeals in courts;

(xi)To  participate in the preparation and implementation of fundamental TPA strategic plans; and

(xii)To perform any other official duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Master’s Degree in Law from any recognized institution plus successful one year training at the School of Law who is registered as an Advocate of the High Court and Subordinate Courts with working experience of at least Eight (8) years in relevant field, of which Five (5) years must be in senior position. Must also be computer literate and Fluent in English and Swahili languages.

 

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale TPSS 1

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