|Date Posted:||Apr 17, 2017|
|Reference:||Lawyer & Legal Adviser - SC-17-13|
|Closing Date:||May 3, 2017|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableNone|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
About State Corps:
STATE CORPS (SC) is an Engineering and construction firm registered with U.S Government , AISA (Afghanistan Investment Support Agency) & ACCI (Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce & Industries) .The company has experience of implementing huge construction and power projects in Afghanistan and Middle East. SC is actively working in Afghanistan since last one decade and has proven performance record of executing large projects.
The Lawyer and Legal Adviser will be responsible to advise State Corps’ Management on a variety of legal issues in energy, transport, water and construction sectors.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide legal analysis and advice on issues related to contracting, project management in energy, transport, water and construction sectors.
Provide legal scrutiny of the decisions, opinions, recommendations, framework,guidelines or internal documents to be adopted or endorsed by State Corps.
Provide legal analysis and advice to the management and staff on the applicable rules, regulations and procedures within the company.
Prepare replies to legal interpretation requests and legal analysis and advice inside the Agency;
Prepare and provide legal scrutiny of contracts and other agreements to be signed by the company;
Writing legal documents
Defending or prosecuting cases in court
Typical employers of government law
Review documents for compliance with the law
Researching and understanding tax law
Meeting clients to gather information and explain options to them
Liaising with MOF and Customs on clients' behalf
Undertake collaborative work with other advisers and Ministry colleagues on a variety of projects
Checking and completing tax forms
Review and/or prepare work papers and tax returns supporting Afghanistan investments.
Responsible for preparing calculations of tax attributes related to distributions to mutual fund shareholders.
Analyzing portfolio holdings and applying tax rules to these holdings.
Communicating with local tax authorities to resolve issues as well as assisting in the development of tax training materials and guiding departmental training.
Any other tasks that shall be assigned by State Corps management.
Skill & Qualification:
Ability to absorb, understand and analyze large amounts of information.
Ability to handle pressure, long hours, demanding deadlines and great responsibility
Clear and concise writing and drafting skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy
Demonstrated analytical, technical, organizational, and problem solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work well in a team and independently
Demonstrated initiative in mastering new technical areas quickly
Flexibility to work additional hours as needed
Securities transactions tax experience
General knowledge of mutual fund industry and/or mutual fund tax experience
Must be graduated from Law faculty
At least 5 years of experience in legal advocacy