Legal and Insurance Manager – Maputo (Mozambique)

Mission description

Bolloré Africa Logistics Mozambique is the specialist in logistics for large-scale projects for mining and oil & gas companies and industrial and telecommunications groups, Bolloré Africa Logistics offers excellent territorial coverage of the country with agencies in the seven main cities. With our unique strategy for corridor management from the ports of Maputo, Beira and Nacala, and the expertise of our shipping and airport agencies we are able to match your demands with tailored multimodal solutions and deliver to your site.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Review and provide legal advice on tender documents
  • Review on-going cases and advice management accordingly
  • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that were legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken
  • Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management especially on contract management
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures
  • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements
  • Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with -and manage external lawyers
  • Formulate compliance check-lists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required is provided accordingly
  • Prepare, review and modify contractual instruments to assist and support various business activities
  • Negotiate review and draft documentation for business transactions and prepare and advise on the necessary checklist to be adopted to ensure information is submitted on time
  • Provide guidance and advice to management on developing, implementing and revising insurance programs and policies and resolving financial and legal issues
  • Direct preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to inform claimants and others of insurance policies, procedures and practices
  • Plan and organise special seminars and provide training for supervisors and employees to develop their understanding of caseload management
  • Supervise investigations of claims in compliance with regulations
  • Analyse reports submitted by claims supervisors, third party claims administrator, fiscal office and others
  • Represent the organization in formal meetings with outside organizations on matters dealing with insurance matters

Profile

  • Master Degree in Business Law
  • Minimum 5 years of Experience in a Law Firm/ International Company in Portugal/ Mozambique/ Angola
  • Knowledge of Business Law in Portugal
  • Bilingual in English and Portuguese
  • French would be a plus
  • Excellent relationship skills, good written/oral communication skills
  • Good organization and planning skills

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