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MEDF, a licensed Micro Finance institution wholly owned by the Government of Malawi invites applications from self-motivated and highly experienced persons to fill position of:

LEGAL OFFlCER

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Legal Officer will be responsible for all legal and risk functions of the Fund.

The main duties and responsibilities of the position shall include:

  • Ensuring the adherence of Company Law, contract laws (including employment laws) and other credit related Laws.
  • Coordinating security perfection for loan agreements and all transactions
  • Drafting loan agreements and security agreements for all MEDF clients to minimize delinquency on security information.
  • Providing legal advice to the Recoveries team in Credit department on security realization and debt recovery
  • Working with external legal Counsel in court cases in enforcing the security documentation and industrial relations issues on the Fund’s behalf
  • Ensuring adherence to policy and transactions.
  • Reviewing facility letters/loan agreements and ensuring that security requirements and terms and conditions are correctly defined.
  • Interfacing other departments for correctness of facility letters, contracts and other security documentation.
  • Providing secretarial duties in credit approval committees and advising the committees on any credit legal risk issues
  • Advising Heads of Operations and Credit once all terms and conditions of sanction relating to security issues have been met.

Education/Experience
  • Minimum of a Diploma in Law from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience in an MFI or Financial institution will be an added advantage
  • Overall understanding and deep insights into Credit Legal and Risk as well as industrial Relations matters.

Method of Application

If you meet the above qualifications, then you are the right person we wish to hear from. Please submit your application together with detailed and up to date CVs, copies of certificates and names and contacts, including emails and phone number of at least three (3) traceable referees to the following address not later than 1st November, 2019.

The Chief Executive Officer,
MEDF Head Office,
P. O. Box 779,
LILONGWE

Email: info@medf.mw 

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    02 Nov, 2019

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