Assistant – Legal

Firm:

GVL: Legal


Type:

Liberian Preferred


Education:

Bachelor Degree (BA, BS, BBA)


Experience:

1-5 years


Work Site:

Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties


Created:

2017-02-28


Terms of Reference

  • Work directly with communities to create large scale employment and advancement prospects to their members, bringing prosperity to the Liberian rural people
  • Handle County and District Specific legal matters such as local contracts, documentation, employment law, formal grievance procedures, probates, court appearances
  • Involve in proper Standard Operating procedure formulation, strict adherence, high quality documentation, legal compliance in our key functions
  • Maintain cordial and friendly relationships across full spectrum of stakeholders, while being specific and un-yielding about adherence to law and properly formulated regulations and procedures

Qualifications and Requirements

A. Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • LLB (Bachelor of Law) or its equivalent 

B. Professional, Proven Work Experience

  • Minimum 2-3 years experience of hands on responsibility for formal legal procedures
  • Excellent legal writing skills with ability to simplify and clarify matters
  • Knowledge of the Commercial and Employment legislation and regulations of Liberia in detail
  • Proven experience and good practice of computerized work

C. Skills

  • Microsoft Office  Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Good written (emails & letters) and verbal communications in English

D. Traits

  • Willingness to work at all times in hardship conditions, working in local site conditions
  • Ability and willingness to absorb and adapt to systematic methods, standard operating practices and documentation of our international systems
  • Ability to develop and maintain cordial and trust based relationships with people having a wide spectrum of opinions, attitudes and backgrounds
  • Uncompromising professionalism and discipline
  • Proven personal integrity in managing legal matters

Please submit your Cover Letter, CV (Resume) and qualifications to recruiting@veroleum.com. In Subject line, please mention the job position(s) you are applying for.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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