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The Greenbelt Authority (GBA) invites application.i from suitably qualified persons to fill vacant posts in its Establishment. GBA is a Parastatal organization established under the Greenbelt Authority Act No. 23 of 2017. Its main objective is to champion the development of large scale irrigation, with the aim of accelerating socio-economic transformation through increased agricultural productivity, agro processing and easy access to markets. The posts are tenable at GBAs Head Office situated at Mwai House, City Centre, Lilongwe.


Position: LEGAL SERVICES MANAGER


The Legal Services Department reports to the Director of Corporate Services who is responsible for Human Resources, Administration, Procurement, Information Technology, Legal Services, and Company Secretariat


Job Summary


To provide legal support and represent the Greenbelt Authority (GBA) in Civil litigation and perform corporate legal duties.


Main Duties

  • Providing legal advice and guidance on all kinds of legal matters,
  • Ensuring compliance of laws and regulations for all operations in the Authority,
  • Studying contracts and legal documents to make sure they are in the organization’s interests;
  • Initiating and pursuing legal proceedings as required by the Authority,
  • Representing the Authority in all legal matters and provide legal opinions
  • Advising on civil matters that should be directed to external counsel,
  • Drafting and/or reviewing legal letters, contracts and agreements and monitor legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance where necessary;
  • Assisting with the formulation, implementation and/or amendment of Company policies.

Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) obtained from an accredited Institution
  • With at least Six (6) years’ experience in handling legal matters as a practising Attorney-at-Law or in a corporate environment.
  • Those with experience in handling legal matters in an agricultural environment will have an added advantage.

How to apply


GBA is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should submit their applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae and relevant certificates, including names and contacts of three traceable referees to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Greenbelt Authority,
First Floor, Mwai House,
City Centre
P. O. Box 30776
LILONGWE 3

or email to:

Email: ceo@gba.mw

not later than Friday, 6th December, 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    07 Dec, 2019

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