Legal Consultant

  FINCA Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 748
Date Posted:Apr 27, 2010
Reference:01026
Closing Date:May 9, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Consulting
Nationality:International
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About FINCA Afghanistan:

Founded:  

Job Summary:

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Duties & Responsibilities:

• Operating with all departments and branches to ensure that all documents (Policies, Manuals, Loan Agreements, Employment Contracts, etc.) are in compliance with existing laws of Afghanistan. This includes timely informing of all stakeholders and updating of relevant documents pursuant to amendments in laws.
• Assists management and operations staff to ensure compliance with applicable legislation and regulations
• Maintains thorough knowledge of current and pending legislation that impacts FINCA operations
• Provides legal consultations about legislation on “FINCA” activities and provide recommendations to comply and to minimize risks;
• Works with management to ensure that loan documentation and employment contract are appropriate and legally strong.
• Maintains positive working relations with Governmental Authorities and other regulatory offices and acts as a focal point for legal and regulatory issues
• Works with problematic clients of “FINCA” which have arrears, fraud, as well as to take action on repayments by clients’ debts;
• Contacts with judges and legal organs with a question on repayments of debt and prosecute problematic client and introduce them to respective authorities.
• Prepares on behalf on “FINCA” suit documentation, applications and protects “FINCA” interests in court as well as in other organs
• Should carry out any other tasks given by Management Team of “FINCA” or by Legal adviser.
• He will be delegated to take responsibilities of Legal Adviser during his absence as well as other duties.

Job Requirement:

• Legal education
• Professional experience, especially in dealing with prosecutor’s office.
• Fluency in Dari, Pashto languages and knowledge of English is an advantage
• Accuracy and responsibility
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent managerial abilities
• Working experience in national and international organizations is an advantage

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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