ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SERVICES- ENFORCEMENT
Full Time
November 15, 2023
Blantyre, Malawi
November 24, 2023

Company: Blantyre City Council

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Overview

The Local Govenment Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians for the following vacancies existing at Blantyre City Council:

POST: Assistant Director of Legal Services- Enforcement

GRADE: M4/F

QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor of Law Degree obtained from a reputable and recognized
University.

EXPERIENCE:
A mininmum of two (2) years' experience as a legal practitioner.

DUTIES
Reporting to the Director of Legal Services, the Assistant Director of
Legal Services-Enforcement, responsible for the following:

•Provides legal advice to the Council.
•Initiates legal processes towards enforcing the Council's By-Laws.
•Assists in drafting and revising of City-by-laws
•Assists in the management of all Council's contract documents
•Assists in supervising Council management drafting and
enforcement of all contracts
•Supports the Legal Services Director in handling litigation
matters
•Supervises Assistant Legal Officers and Legal Clerks
•Takes lead in the investigation and prosecution of offences against the City by laws
•Designs and implement training programs for the City Police.

COMPETENCES
The person must be:

•An effective communicator
•Ateam player
•Results oriented
•Able to manage himself/herself.

SKILLS
The person must have sound knowledge of Malawian law and
Administrative law.

a) Analytical and possess legal drafting skills
b) Communication skills with the ability to argue clearly and logically in written and oral form.

MODE OF APPLICATION
All applications with copies of relevant certificates and detailed CVs should be addressed to the following address:

The Executive Secretary
Local Government Service Commission
Off Paul Kagame Road
P.O Box 776
Lilongwe.

The deadline for submitting applicationsis Friday, 24th November 2023.