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Legal Officer

The Mission of Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company Limited is to provide quality water and sanitation services to customers in Lusaka Province using commercially and environmentally sustainable strategies. In order to achieve this, the Company must have a human capital of dynamic and energetic staff who are performance driven and who possess the requisite competencies. In this regard, the Company is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced Zambians for the under-listed five vacant positions.

Reports to: Company Secretary

Location: Lusaka

Job Purpose

To provide legal advice and services in order to safeguard the interests of the Company.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advises the line manager on legal matters affecting the Company’s operations.
  • Undertakes litigation brought against third parties.
  • Handles conveyancing in respect of transfer or acquiring of Company property.
  • Prepares and develops standard contractual documents.
  • Receives and interprets statutes that affect or impact the operations of the Company, and render opinions and advice accordingly.
  • Provides technical support during negotiations and in preparation of contracts.
  • Carries out any other duties as may be delegated by supervisors.

Qualifications and Experience

  • School Certificate
  • LLB Degree from a reputable university
  • Valid Practicing Certificate
  • Advocate of the High Court of Zambia
  • Three (03) years post qualification experience in a similar position.

Other attributes for position:

  • Must have good Communication Skills
  • Must be customer service oriented
  • Must be achievement oriented
  • Must have initiative and integrity
  • Must have organization commitment
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure

Method of Application

Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company values the provision of equal employment opportunities. Therefore, women, men and persons with disability are all encouraged to apply.

Applications together with copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae and three (3) names of referees should reach the undersigned:

Director Human Resources and Administration,

Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company Ltd,

Plot 871, Katemo Road, Rhodes Park,

PO BOX 50198,

LUSAKA.

Application deadline
17 Apr 15:00
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