Legal Officer at Pension and Insurance Authority

The Pensions and Insurance Authority is the regulatory and supervisory authority for the pensions and insurance industry in Zambia as provided the Pensions Scheme Regulation Act No. 28 of 1996 (as amended by Act No, 27 of 2005) and the Insurance Act No. 27 of 1997 (as amended by Act No. 26 of 2005). The Authority is empowered under section 5 of the pension Scheme Regulation Act to formulate standards in the conduct of insurance and pensions business, The Authority supervises, among other$ insurance companies, reinsurance companies, insurance intermediaries, pension schemes, fund managers and fund administrators.

The Authority hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the position of LEGAL OFFICER

Overall responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager – Legal Services. The Legal offcer shall provide legal services, advice and professional guidance to the Authority in order to ensure that the Authority’s interests are legally protected at all times.

Specific duties

  1. Draws up and files all necessary motions, notices and bundles of documents with the appropriate court and tribunals on behalf of the Authority;
  2. Represents the Authority in Courts of Law with regards to disputes concerning breach of contracts, insurance claims, pensions, dismissals and related cases, so as to ensure the Authoritfs interests are protected:
  3. Reviews and draws up all legal documents such as contract, agreements and policies to ensure they clearly prescribe what the Authority’s position is.
  4. Conducts research into legal issues to enable the Authority make informed decisions concerning various litigation cases and other legal matters.
  5. repares reportson findings and outcomes of research;
  6. Offer legal opinions and advice to Management before decisions are taken so that informed decisions are made.

Qualifications and Experience

Key Knowledge and Attributes

Interested candidates meeting the above qualifications should send their application letters. copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae to the address below.

The deadline is 11th July, 2020.

Human Resources and Admin istration Manager

Pension and Insurance Authority

Stand No. 4618

Lubwa road, Rhodespark

P/Bag 30x

Ridgeway

Lusaka.

Only hardcopies submitted to the address above will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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