Principal Legal Officer

Published by Jobstanzania on 1:08:00 pm

POSITION: Principal Legal Officer
PLACE: Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)

Purpose of the Job
To provide and solicit support to the Director General on legal matters for the implementation of policy, plans and procedure for the achievement of the Commission's targets and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To advise the Director General on legal matters;
  • To provide legal services to the Commission as a whole;
  • To register all properties of the Commission;
  • To participate in negotiations with outside parties and witness all contracts;
  • To appear in court on behalf of the Commission;
  • To record and maintain custody of contract implementation, follow up and l ensure contractual obligations are as per contract;
  • To assist the Director General in his/her capacity as Secretary to the Commission; To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Director/Deputy Director General.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters degree in Law with not less than seven years postgraduate experience in legal work and must be admitted as Advocate of the High Court.
Key Competence
  • Strong influence/negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications; Ability to analysis and interpret legal issues; Demonstration of personal drive and motivations.

Salary Scale: COSS 12

Mode of Application :
Send a cover letter and a detailed CV with copies of your academic and professional certificates and testimonials; with names of three referees to:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for applications is 18/6/2013 at 3.30 pm

Applicants are requested to indicate their telephone and/or fax numbers and e-mail addresses for easy contact.

Director General,
Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology,
P.O. Box 4302,
Dar es Salaam. 

Deadline: June 18, 2013
Source: Daily News June 7, 2013



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