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Friday, 29 January 2016

Mwananchi Communications Ltd is Looking for a Legal and Administration Manager

Mwananchi Communications Ltd


LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Mwananchi Communications Limited publishers of leading Tanzania newspapers,' Mwananchi, Mwanaspoti and The Citizen is looking for highly motivated and experienced individuals to' fill the position of:

1. Legal And Administration Manager
Job Purpose:

To advise and obtain advice on legal issues affecting MCL including advising the Board of Directors on all legal matters impacting the company, ensuring MCL complies with the statutory requirements of• the Companies Act, attending to, preparing and distributing management reports to the Board of Directors and preparing and circulating minutes of the Board meetings, Board Committees' and Management meetings, coordination, preparation and distribution of Annual Reports, organise AGMs, and create an enabling working environment through efficient provision 'of quality and cost effective administration services for MCL to realize its business objectives.

Main Responsibilities:

As Legal Manager
Provides legal advice to the Board, Management and Staff of the company.
Responds to libel claims and liaises with external lawyers for court cases and/ or settlements.
Reviews employees, operational and service level contracts.
Coordinates Board and Board Committee meetings and AGMs.
Managers and maintains the Company estates.
Ensures that all company legal and statutory documents are kept in safe custody.
Maintains Board of Directors minutes book.
Ensures compliance with the Company Act requirements and the Memorandum and
Articles of Association.
Ensures that all trade licenses are current.
Ensures that land leases are updated and running.
May sign contracts for and on behalf of the Company.
Ensure that Company interests prevail in negotiating legal fees with external lawyers.
As Administrative Manager
Provide overall coordination of all activities related to office administration.
Supporting the Managing Director in relation to projects/activities, infrastructure by timely follow up on implementation of various operational and administrative action plans .
Constant audit of how the company does things and recommends management actions to improve the standard procedures.
Supporting the company's security management to ensure a safe and secure
operating environment.
Managing company buildings (estates) and oversee all other general property repairs.
Work as a custodian of all company assets.
Ensures availability and control, of all required office furniture; ensure all offices have their consumables at all times. '
Ensure timely processing of payments for property; rent, assessment/property rates, licenses.
Review the existing facilities and recommend ways and means of OPTIMIZING resources to achieve best practice.
Supervise contracted service providers to ensure timely provision of quality goods
and services and processing of their payments.
Liaise with users of various facilities and services to ensure that complaints are
addressed in a timely manner and are minimized.

Qualifications and Experience:
Academic
Bachelor of Laws Degree with honors
Professional training in Administration will be an added advantage
Professional
Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania
. Experience
5 -7 years working experience


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact direct to the Human resources manager by 10th February 2016 to: .

Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P. O. Box 19754.
Dar es Salaam.
Email through APPLY NOW below

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted