Job Description

Job description

We are looking for a full-time Legal Supervisor to contribute to the development of the Tax & Legal department in DRC.

The right candidate will have the opportunity to develop his/her leadership skills and put a stone into making the firm a leader in the Legal area in Cote d’Ivoire and surrounding countries, such as Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Guinea.

A rapid progression to the career ladder is expected for the right person to the role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a Legal Department and perform the work to the required standard of our firm;
  • Plan and review the work undertaken by the senior and junior staff;
  • Review the quality of the deliverables to clients and manage the firm risks procedures;
  • Deal with local and international Legal issues;
  • Help manage  the administrative tasks of the Tax & Legal department;
  • Help to implement innovative Legal services adapted to the local markets. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A post graduate degree in a University and/or in a Business School;
  • At least 4 years of experience in Law;
  • Have a deep technical knowledge of the local legal rules;
  • Fluency in English and French, both in writing and orally;
  • Have strong team player skills;
  • Experience on issues around Private Public Partnerships  will be a plus.

Please note, interviews for this position will take place at our Careers in Africa Recruitment Summit in Paris, 10 – 12 April 2015. Relevant candidates will be contacted and invited to attend the event.