ZCCM-IH is an investments Holdings company in which the Government of the Republic of Zambia holds the majority shares while others are held by private investors. The Company has investments in the privatized mining companies on the Copperbelt, North-Western and Southern Provinces of Zambia as well as in other sectors of the economy. The mission of the Company is “To be a transformative company with an investment agenda that benefits all our stakeholders”.

In order to achieve this mission, the Company invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced staff who are innovative, energetic and performance driven to fill the following position in the Legal Directorate:

1. Legal Counsel – Dispute Resolutions (X1) – Kitwe

JOB TITLE: Legal Counsel -Dispute Resolution

JOB GRADE: ZH4

DIRECTORATE: Legal

STATION: Kitwe


2. JOB PURPOSE

To provide legal services to the Company in Dispute Resolution.

3. KEY RESULT AREAS AND PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

KEY RESULT AREASKEY RESULT AREAS
Advisory
  • Reviews disputes and provides appropriate advice to the Company.
  • Provides an opinion on the merits of each dispute.
Court/Arbitration/Mediation Documents
  • Determines appropriate Court/Arbitration/Mediation documents required in order to prepare for disputes.
  • Drafts the requisite Court/Arbitration/Mediation documents
  • Ensures effective service of all Court/Arbitration/Mediation documents on the relevant parties
Witnesses
  • Identifies and procures suitable witnesses for disputes
  • Conducts pre-trial with identified witnesses
  • Facilitates the availability of witnesses for hearing.
Attendance to Disputes
  • Attends all hearings scheduled for disputes and avoids unnecessary adjournments.
  • Defends the Company in all matters against it.
  • Prosecutes matters on behalf of the Company.
  • Attends to ex-curia settlements of disputes

4. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

a) Reports to:

Deputy General Counsel

b) Other Jobs Reporting to (4a) above

Legal Counsel- Compliance, Conveyancing Officer

c) Number and level of immediate subordinates:

Legal Assistants (2)

5. ESSENTIAL/DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

a) Professional Qualification :

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree (LLB)
  • Advocate of the High Court of Zambia (Minimum 3 years at the Bar)
  • Member of the Law Association of Zambia.
  • Proven Court room experience a must.

b) Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience:

  • 3 years

c) Skill Specifications:

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer Skills

d) Other Attributes (Personality Traits)

  • Integrity
  • Eloquent
  • Persuasive
  • Decisive
  • Tactful

Application Procedure

Applications together with copies of certificates and detailed curriculum vitae should reach the undersigned not later than 9th November 2018

Human Resources Manager
ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc
ZCCM IH Office Park
P O Box 30040
LUSAKA