Head of Legal

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  30 May, 2019
  • Job Ref:  KMP-39055

Job Description

Job Permit No: 248/2019

The National Commission for Further and Higher Education would like to notify the general public that the following vacancy has arisen – Head of Legal.

Main Duties

  • Providing authoritative legal advice on particular projects, programmes or initiatives, including drafting of laws and contracts, updating of legislation and reviewing policy issues;
  • Providing technical legal advice to Management on all matters relating to legal procedures of whatever nature;
  • Assessing the legal impact of function which fall within the remit of the NCFHE suggesting amendments thereto which would facilitate speedier handling of procedures;
  • Drafting legislation, regulations, rules and policies, procedures, drafting and vetting of contracts as required;
  • Advising Management of the potential implications of new laws, regulations, procedures and contracts or changes to the existing;
  • Dealing with correspondence and matters in which points of law are involved;
  • Maintaining appropriate records relating to legal work and cases;
  • Conducting research work, drawing up reports and making oral and written representations as required in his/her field of work;
  • Assisting in Court or arbitration procedures;
  • Overseeing any other legal work;
  • Performing the duties of legal consultant to NCFHE management as required.