Legal Counsel/Board Secretary
Main purpose of the Job
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for planning, developing and implementing the provision of legal services and board secretarial services to the Commission to ensure compliance with the provisions of legislation, international reporting standards and corporate governance requirements.
Your key tasks are;
Drafting Board annual meeting plan and ensures compliance to approved schedules
Preparing and collating Board papers and ensuring timely packaging and delivery to the Board members.
Ensuring efficient and effective communication between the Board and BMC Management
Researching and providing informed advise
- Custodianship of Board Records
Maintaining a register of bonds, leases, contracts and securities, Committees and Board minutes
- Contracts negotiations and agreements
Ensuring the implementation of contract processes and procedures to protect the interest and rights of the business of the Commission
- Provision of legal advice
Providing full legal advise to all departments within the BMC and to the Board
Preparing and editing legal position papers, and related documents on behalf of the Commission as required.
Maintaining litigation register
Knowledge and Skills:
Minimum qualification and experience required:
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Innovative and proactive
- Good inter personal, negotiating and communication skills
Bachelor of Laws and admitted to practice in the courts of the Republic of Botswana
Company secretarial qualification will be an added advantage.
5 years’ post qualification experience, with applicable knowledge of communications and public relations frameworks
The last date to receive the applications is on 25thJune 2021
Job Application Procedure
Send cover letter, certified copy academic certificate and CV; including a list of names of three (3) referees to Executive Manager, Human Capital, Botswana Meat Commission, Private Bag 4, Lobatse, Tel +267 534000 Ext 1220; OR email [email protected]
Correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only.