Senior Legal Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Mopani Copper Mines Plc

Vacancy title:

Senior Legal Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Construction , Category: Legal ]

Jobs at:

Mopani Copper Mines Plc

Deadline of this Job:

Thursday, February 29 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa

Mopani Copper Mines Plc jobs in Zambia


Mopani Copper Mines PLC has operations in Mufulira and Kitwe on the Copperbelt Province in Zambia. The Company’s Success has been as a result of its focused approach to improvement and the mutually beneficial relationships enjoyed with stakeholders-an important sector of which is its employees.

The Company Seeks the Services of Senior Legal Officer x1

Job Purpose

The Responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to the following:

  • Representing Mopani in all legal disputes
  • Reviews legal/court documents for completeness and accuracy
  • To deal with correspondence, collate information and write reports, communicate decisions to relevant company stakeholders
  • Contribute to meeting discussions, and when required advise members of the legal, governance, accounting and tax departments of the implications of proposed policies and legislation
  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and take appropriate action
  • Under the direction of the Legal Counsel, liaise with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors
  • Develop and oversee the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable legislation, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements.
  • Supervises junior legal officers and other staff providing legal support work
  • Assigns and reviews the work of junior legal officers while providing training, advice, guidance and direction on legal matters
  • Writing reports to the Legal Counsel on legal outcomes
  • Preparing legal opinions and guidance on changes to pieces of legislation affecting the operations of the Company
  • Collating and maintaining information/records on all legal matters affecting the company
  • Be aware of all relevant health, safety and environmental regulations and policies

To be considered for this position, the candidate should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Degree in Law from a recognized University
  • Bar’ admission as a Legal Practitioner
  • Member of LAZ with Valid Current Practicing Certificate
  • At least 5 year of experience in Legal role function in the Mining Industry, Corporate organizations or private practice
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Mining Law, Corporate Law, Tax Law, Environmental Law, Land Law, Employment law, Pension Law and other relevant legislation pertaining to the operations of the business.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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