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Legal Officer


About TOM

T-O-M is a microfinance company that operates in Kabul and has established on 2007. T-O-M envisions an Afghanistan where every person has access to quality financial services that foster sustainable improvement in their livelihood; making a positive impact on this generation and future generations through the life changing relationships that T-O-M fosters.
T-O-M’s program is to create economic opportunity for the poor by putting financial services in the hands of those able to effectively use them to strengthen their businesses.

Job Summary

The Legal Officer is responsible for follow up of all the cases in the court, Attorney’s General and other legal department. He/she is responsible to cooperate with all the loan officers wherein there are delinquent clients. He/she is responsible for keeping a track sheet of all the clients whom are delinquent and he should report daily and weekly to the Head of Legal.

Job Details

Date Posted: 19 Oct 2016 Reference: TOM-035
Closing Date: 23 Oct 2016 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Legal Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Permanent Years of Experience: 3 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

• General Objectives:
o Provide Legal counseling to all departments of TOM.
o Make sure that the organization follows Afghan Laws.
o Draft all agreements, contracts, MOUs and modifications and send them to Head of Legal to review before they are signed.
o Field work, follow up of all cases once they are handed over from Operation department to legal.
o Points of contract for contract dispute.
• Follow up of Legal cases:
o Follow legal causes related to delinquent loans with local courts.
o To ensure follow up of legal cases with employees and other companies.
• Procedures and documentations:
o Supervise that all loan Contracts are disbursed according to procedures and are in accordance with legal requirements.
o To assist developing manuals and other official documents in accordance with law of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
o Advice TOM on best practices and content of employment contracts and labor/personnel related matters.
o Any other duty will assign by concern supervisor


o Good legal research capabilities and analytical and skills.
o Fluency in English with strong written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of Pashto /Dari is an asset;
o Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, and experience in legal issue management;
o Ability to work in a challenging environment with poor infrastructure and human capacities and difficult security conditions;
o Highly motivated with a strong interest in development and social issues.
o Advanced computer skills.


o Bachelor in law, member of the bar association, and or equivalent experience.
o 2-3 year experience.
o Must have Afghanistan Independent Bar Association (AIBA) license.
o Knowledge of the Afghan legal systems, laws and procedures, as well as Sharia principles.
o Good legal research capabilities and analytical and skills.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)


Bachelors Degree, Law

Submission Guideline

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter, with the vacancy number/title in the subject line.
The deadline for submission is close of business on October 24 , 2016. Please note that only finalists will be contacted.
To apply for any TOM vacancies, please make sure you put the vacancy number and title on the subject of your email, or your application will be disregarded by the system.
Please don’t attached any extra documents to your email while applying for any TOM vacant positions.
Females are highly encouraged to apply for TOM Open positions.

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