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Company: Trinidad & Tobago Solid Waste Management Company Limited (SWMCOL

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Job Ref.:

Job Title: Legal Officer

Sector: LEGAL/LAW

Location: NORTH -PORT OF SPAIN,WOODBROOK,ST. JAMES, MORVANT

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

 

 

                       
   

THE TRINIDAD & TOBAGO SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED

 
 
   

JOB DESCRIPTION
LEGAL OFFICER

 
 
     
 
   

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

 
 
   
  • Provide leadership and ensure efficient and effective management of staff and resources in the Legal Department.
  • Review and provide legal advice on tender documents.
  • Review ongoing cases and advice management accordingly.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken.
  • Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management especially on contract management.
  • Provide and interpret legal information, conduct training and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff.
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.
  • Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with and manage external lawyers.
  • Formulate compliance check-lists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required is provided accordingly.
  • Continuously monitor compliance with statutory obligations and advise management accordingly.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for the department for executive management meetings.
  • Review all contracts or any other documentation where the Company has committed itself and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the executive management's attention.
  • Prepare, review and modify contractual instruments to assist and support various business activities.
  • Negotiate, review and draft documentation for business transactions and prepare and advise on the necessary checklist to be adopted to ensure information is submitted on time.
  • Provide continuous leadership, supervision, training and development of department staff ensuring an effective and motivated team.
  • Liaise with the HR department in conducting performance appraisals and ensure competency and training gaps are addressed.
  • All other task assigned.
 
 
 

Qualification and/or Experience (knowledge and skills required to perform the job):

Required:

Important:

• Bachelor's Degree in Law (LLB) from an

• Results-oriented

accredited university

• Excellent attention to detail

 

 

• Attorney at Law admitted to practice in T&T

• Team player with excellent interpersonal and

• Practicing certificate from the Supreme Court

managerial skills

of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago

• Excellent decision-making skills

• Minimum two (2) years' experience practicing

• Strategic orientation

law

• Ethical, with a high level of integrity

• Experience in Executive In-House Counsel

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Experience in Litigation

• Excellent report writing and minutes taking

 

skills

 

• Proficient in MS Office Suite.

 

 

 

  • Hand delivered applications should be addressed to:

Human Resource Manager

Trinidad & Tobago Solid Waste Management Company Limited

34 Independence Square North

Port-of-Spain

POSITION APPLIED FOR:  LEGAL OFFICER

  • Deadline date for submission: 
  • 06th July 2018

This vacancy is closed.


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