Shelter-Afrique est la seule institution panafricaine de financement appuyant exclusivement la promotion de l’habitat et du secteur immobilier en Afrique.
En répondant aux besoins des populations urbaines du continent en croissance rapide, notre travail a un impact direct et positif sur les conditions de vie des sociétés africaines.
Véhicule d’investissement privilégié établit par 44 Etats Africains, la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) et la Société Africaine de Réassurance, Shelter Afrique croît grâce aux vertus de ses partenariats stratégiques et offre une diversité de produits et de services connexes pour appuyer de façon efficace le développement de l’immobilier résidentiel et commercial abordable en Afrique sub-saharienne..
Ces produits comprennent notamment des lignes de crédit aux institutions financières, des prêts à la construction, du financement commercial, des placements privés ou co-entreprises, des services conseil et d’assistance technique, à une gamme variée d’intervenants du secteur.
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SHELTER-AFRIQUE – VACANCY NOTICE HEAD OF LEGALSHELTER-AFRIQUE is a leading pan - African Development Finance Institution that is dedicated to investment in housing and urban development in Africa. The company provides advisory services and project management services for delivery of large-scale affordable housing projects, as well as lines of credit to financial institution to finance access to affordable housing in 44 African countries. The Company invites applications from suitably qualified nationals of its member countries to fill the position of Head of Legal available at its Regional office in Nairobi, Kenya. Main role and responsibilities Provide administrative and professional leadership to the Company’s legal function • Ensures that Company’s operations are conducted in compliance with its Statutes and constitutive documents, regulations, policies and other legal requirements. • Provides technical and team leadership in the Legal Department towards the provision of quality legal services to the Company by providing internal legal advice on matters affecting the Company or its employees. • Ensures that loan agreements, security documents, and other agreements to which Company is a party are properly negotiated, documented, perfected and, where applicable duly registered. • Ensures Company adequate representation by external legal counsel and otherwise in legal proceedings and dispute resolution processes. • Manages the work of direct reports by assisting in setting work programs and providing guidance and supervision for the purpose of efficiently and effectively managing and mitigating Company’s legal risk. • Responsibility for the general administrative and operational processes of the Legal Department and is expected to mentor more junior lawyers in the team. Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Competencies • Master’s degree in Law, Business, Finance, Economics or other relevant field and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (i.e. LLB or equivalent) from a recognized institution. • Admission to the bar (as an attorney, advocate, barrister or equivalent) in the jurisdiction of qualification. • Qualification to practice English Law will be an added advantage. • Experience in international financing in Africa will be an added advantage. • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of combined relevant experience, including international work experience in a commercial, financial or legal advisory institution and/or public sector financial body (e.g. law firm, multi-national corporate, bank, insurance company, investment advisory firm, DFI, Ministry of Finance, National Treasury, Sovereign Wealth Fund). • Knowledge of French is an added advantage. • Robust background as a banking or finance lawyer. • Proven track record leading teams to achieve results. Applications: Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability against the listed qualifications and detailed curriculum vitae as well as names and addresses of the referees to firstname.lastname@example.org Applicants should indicate the position applied for as the subject line of their email submissions. The deadline for submission is 17th January 2020. Only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted We invite you to learn more about Shelter-Afrique and about this role and detailed job description by accessing our web site: http://www.shelterafrique.org JA3076-3078P222 SHELTER