Legal Officer III (Oversight & Policy) - 1 Post

Published by Jobstanzania on 10:45:00 am

The Bank of Tanzania, an equal opportunity employer and Tanzania’s central bank, is
looking for suitably qualified young Tanzanian citizens of high personal integrity to fill the
following vacant positions at the Head Office and at its Branches.

Position: Legal Officer III (Oversight & Policy) - 1 Post
Reports to: Head of Division
Contract type: Contract for unspecified period of time
Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam

Job Purpose:
To perform oversight of payment systems including but not limited to legal and
regulatory framework compliance assessment and review applications for new payment
schemes and make appropriate recommendations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Providing expertise and strategic legal advice in oversight of payment systems;
b) Carrying out analysis and evaluation of applications for payment systems licenses
and/or approvals against established regulatory framework and providing
appropriate recommendations;
c) Identifying proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate legal risks in payment
systems oversight;
d) Reviewing periodic reports from Banks, financial institutions and other payments
systems service providers to monitor performance and financial conditions and
prepare relevant reports;
e) Conducting on-site examination and off-site surveillance of assigned payment
services providers including their agents;
f) Developing and regularly updating institutional profile of banks, financial
institutions and other payments systems service providers;
g) Drafting legal instruments that minimize risks and maximize legal rights in the
context of payment systems oversight;
h) Providing inputs for the development and review of laws, regulations, circulars and
guidelines for Banks, financial institutions and other payments systems service
providers on various supervisory issues;
i) Preparing materials and participating in seminars and workshops for banks,
financial institutions, payments systems service providers and stakeholders;
j) Dealing with matters that cut across legal and related areas and keeping abreast of
legislative changes;
k) Performing other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Division.

Education/Professional Qualifications and Experience Required:
a) Bachelor’s Degree in Law from accredited institution;
b) Master’s Degree will be an added advantage;
c) At least two years (2) working experience in Law and Banking from a reputable

How to Apply:
Interested applicants must submit the following for consideration of the applications:
a) A curriculum vitae (CV);
b) Certified copies of certificates, birth certificate and other relevant certificates;
c) Names and addresses of two reputable referees;
d) Applicant’s reliable contact address, email address and telephone numbers;
e) Applicants with academic certificates from foreign universities must submit proof of
accreditation of issuing institutions;
f) Applicants are required to apply for one post only.

Application should be addressed to:
Deputy Governor (AIC),
Bank of Tanzania,
2 Mirambo Street,11884

Applications should reach the Deputy Governor’s Office on or before 16:00 pm on 19th October, 2015.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.



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