Assistant Legal Officer x2

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts. *NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Duties And Responsibilities

Contract Drafting, Reviewing and Management
 Drafting contracts
 Reviewing proposed contracts
 Undertaking contract risk analysis;
 Conducting legal research and analysis and preparing legal opinions, studies,
briefs and reports;
 Advising the University on compliance requirements;
 Providing advice to University Business Units on matters relating to
relevant legislation and regulations;
 Evaluating and protecting the University’s legal interests, reducing its litigation risk.
 Drafting all legal documents and ensuring that other contractual documents are
legally sound, vetted, reviewed and interpreted;
 Drafting and Developing and implementing relevant guidelines/procedures/manuals such as those pertaining to investigations procedures and ethics, search of premises, etc;
 Following up on all key developments or best practices and recommending
appropriate policy and legal review;
 Any other duties as assigned by the Legal Officer from time to time

Qualifications And Experience
 Applicants should have a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree.
 A Master of Laws (LLM) will be an advantage.
 Being an entry level position, candidates with an experience profile of one to three years in legal firms or related functions will be considered.
 Working experience in academic environments is an added advantage.

How To Apply

Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number(s) and names and email addresses of three referees to:

The Deputy Registrar, Human Resources

Application documents must be in a single scan pdf format

Offer / SeekerJob Offer
Job TypePermanent
Minimum Remuneration (USD per month)competitive
Environment GenderMixed