AccessBank Careers

LEGAL OFFICERS
Date Posted: 07, September 2017 Deadline :19, September 2017

Responsibilities:

  1. Attending court and filing of pleadings in court
  • Draft and File pleadings in respect of credit-related cases instituted for or against the bank
  • Counter sue bank’s defaulters
  • Attend court sessions and record court proceedings in all cases in various courts against the Bank.
  • Conduct research on legal matters
  • Follow up on all official matters with courts and tribunals

 

  1. Police Cases/Fraud
  • Support to Report cases to the police and collate necessary documentation in support of these cases
  • Follow up/attend criminal cases, liaise with the Legal Advisor in preparing witnesses and evidence required,
  • Follow up on all pending police cases

 

  1.  Coordination and Support of  Legal Documentation
  • Assist Credit Officers to ensure that all relevant legal documentation pertaining to credit operations are duly maintained.
  1. Coordination and Support of Recovery activities/Demand notices
  • Assist the Credit Officers in conducting of investigation of suspected fraud cases, recovery by drafting legal letters
  • Provide prompt response for all demand notices issued against the bank
  • Provide technical guidance as needed for Loan Officers/Recovery teams to properly handle recoveries, and
  • Assist recovery by drafting legal letters and demand notices to defaulters

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Academic Qualification University Degree in Law. 
  • Must be a registered Advocate
  • Profound knowledge of the legal system, especially banking, commercial, contractual civil and criminal law
  • Experience of at least 2 years in the financial sector and law related matters.
  • Computer literacy:             Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Languages: Fluency in English and Kiswahili. 

 

       Other Attributes

 

  • Active, dynamic and proactive character
  • Ability to meet and cope with difficult clients
  • Ability to take responsibility, work on own initiative

 

 

All motivated and interested candidates are invited to submit their application not later than 19th September, 2017 career@accessbank.co.tz  or send the application to AccessBank Head Office ( Derm House). Motivation letters should include a summary of your achievements in your current position.