Legal and Corporate Services Manager
- Full time
- @Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) posted 1 month ago
- Posted : 31 October 2023 -Accepting applications
Career Level Supervisor / Manager
Experience 3 Years
What we do Government & ParastatalsTourism / Travel & Aviation
Qualifications Bachelors Degree
Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority is a renowned organization dedicated to the conservation and protection of the country’s rich natural heritage.
With a strong commitment to preserving biodiversity and promoting sustainable practices, the Authority plays a vital role in safeguarding Zimbabwe’s parks and wildlife. Join our team and contribute to the preservation of our nation’s natural treasures.
Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Legal and Corporate Services Manager to join the Legal & Corporate Services Department.
Reporting to the Director Corporate Services (Company Secretary), the incumbent will provide expert legal advice and ensure compliance with relevant legislation. This role requires a deep understanding of the Parks and Wildlife Management Act Chapter 20:14 and the ability to oversee various legal and corporate functions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Conduct comprehensive research and offer legal counsel to the Authority on all transactions.
- Ensure accurate interpretation and application of legislation pertaining to the Parks and Wildlife Management Act.
- Represent the Authority in court litigation, effectively advocating for its interests.
- Monitor criminal matters and ensure adherence to the Parks and Wildlife Act during investigations, arrests, and prosecutions.
- Draft and interpret agreements, such as leases, MOUs, and Joint Ventures, on behalf of the Authority.
- Provide training on the Parks and Wildlife Act and its subsidiary legislation to the Authority’s employees and stakeholders.
- Recommend legislative reviews to ensure their continued relevance and effectiveness.
- Collaborate with external lawyers on assigned cases and oversee their management.
- Manage debt collection activities within the Authority.
- Foster an enabling performance environment and effectively lead the Legal and Corporate Services Department.
- Motivate, train, and develop staff within the department to enhance their professional growth.
- Formulate the budget for the Legal and Corporate Services department and allocate resources accordingly.
Qualifications and Experience:
- LLB Honours Degree or an equivalent qualification.
- An additional LLM/MBA, Masters in Environmental Law, or a relevant Commercial Masters’ degree is advantageous.
- In-depth knowledge of the Parks and Wildlife Act Chapter 20:14 and related conservation laws.
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar managerial role.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license.
- Membership in the Law Society of Zimbabwe.
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