FINCA Limited, an affiliate of FINCA International,is a deposit taking micro finance company limited by shares and it operates through 24 service outlets which serve borrowers and depositors in rural, urban, and peri-urban areas in Malawi.
To strengthen our team and prepare the companies for the challenges ahead, FINCA Malawi is looking for interested qualified persons for the below listed posts:-
Position: Head of Legal and Company Secretary, 1 Position, based in Blantyre
The Head of Legal and Company Secretary (“HOL”) is the senior legal officer of the corresponding FINCA Impact Finance (“FIF”) subsidiary (the “Subsidiary”) and is responsible for providing comprehensive legal and strategic advice to the Subsidiary, including the Subsidiary’s Management and Board of Directors, and managing the overall legal risk of the Subsidiary. The HOL is a member of the Subsidiary’s Management Board and, as such, participates in all discussions and decisions made by such body, providing leadership to the Subsidiary. The HOL has a dual role consisting of (i) having primary responsibility for the Subsidiary-wide legal function as head of the legal department and member of the Management Board, and (ii) being responsible for the corporate governance of the Subsidiary as Corporate Secretary. The HOL is responsible for overseeing all law-related areas of the operations of the Subsidiary, with a focus on banking and financial regulatory matters, legal compliance, development of policies, employment, and labour, litigation and contracts. The HOL is responsible for identifying legal risks associated with the operations of the Subsidiary and proposing mechanisms for mitigating such risks. In collaboration with all senior management of the Subsidiary, the HOL must ensure that a culture of integrity and transparency is developed and maintained in the organization, overseeing the implementation of and compliance with policies and laws, including FINCA’s Code of Conduct. The HOL reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the Subsidiary and the FIF General Counsel (and his designees).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
I. Corporate Governance
II. Compliance with banking and microfinance regulation applicable to the activities and operations of the Subsidiary
III. Legal support to other areas of the operations of FINCA Limited (Malawi)
IV. Representation of the Subsidiary before courts and administrative agencies
V. Organizing and supervising the legal support provided to the Subsidiary
Other duties may be assigned.
Members of the Subsidiary’s legal team
Education and Experience
Availability to travel (30% of the time)
How to apply
For details for the above jobs, please visit our recruitment portal on http://www.fincamalawi.simplicant.com
Qualifying and interested people should apply for the position through above link. Closing date for applications is 28th November, 2019.
For any questions or further information, contact the Human Resources Manager on 01 822 256
Only short listed applicants will be acknowledged.
FINCA International Inc. is an Equal Opportunities Employer.