Saturday, November 16, 2013

Legal Counsel

Geita Gold Mine (GGM) is situated in the Lake Victoria gold fields of North western Tanzania, located just 4km west of Geita Town and about 120 km South of Lake Victoria. The mine is owned and managed by gold producing company, Anglo Gold Ashanti Limited

GGM is looking to recruit a Legal Counsel who will be based in GGM’s Dar es Salaam office with regular travel to GGM mine site. The purpose of this role is to ensure legal compliance of the company pertaining to all legal requirements and ensure corporate governance in line with regulatory requirements. The individual will be amongst others be accountable for provision of legal advice and overseeing litigation, fulfilling company secretarial and compliance duties and ensuring that all aspects of work comply to Tanzanian legislative framework as well as Continental Africa Regional processes and policy frameworks.

Education and Qualification:
  • First Degree or Masters of Law from a recognized university
  • Admittance to the practice of Law in the United Republic of Tanzania
  • Registered Attorney of Law

Experience Required
5-8 years post qualification experience in the legal field, specifically having the accountability to collate and analyse commercial business and labour contracts. Preferably having had to participate in a global company’s legal regimes and processes

Other Requirements
  • Able to understand the nature of the gold mining industry and to identify business risks
  • Detail oriented with preference of checking data twice, before passing it on. Accuracy and quality be extremely important
  • Able to travel and remain on site as and when required
  • Preference will be given to Tanzanian Citizen

Only applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the position will be short-listed and contacted for interviews

Application letters, detailed CV’s and certified Copies of relevant certificates should be emailed to:  Email;
Or Addressed to;

P.O BOX 532

The subject must be “LEGAL COUNSEL
Application letters should reach the above address before 30th November 2013

Source: THE GUARDIAN 13th November 2013