Legal Advisor (m/f)


NAMFISA is recruiting a Legal Advisor (m/f), to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • The purpose of this position is to:
  • Provide reliable, reliable, sound, timely and well-informed legal advice and related legal services to the Authority and the Board
  • Assist in the attainment of the strategic objectives of the Authority, to contribute a legality assurance perspective on the Authority’s supervisory and governance processes and building understanding of legal issues, risks and obligations; and
  • Manage litigation by and against the Authority and to draft and review legislation, subordinate legislation and other supervisory measures, the aim of which is to minimize financial and reputational risk and legal liability
  • Provision of legal advice and related legal services to the Authority and the Board
  • Managing of litigation by and against the Authority and provide legal representation for the Authority at judicial tribunals or other forums
  • Drafting and review of legislation, subordinate legislation and other supervisory measures (Regulations, Government Notices, Standards, Directives and Circulars) Influence policy formulation
  • Review and draft contracts, communications with customers and stakeholders, consumer education publications, press releases and other documents of a legal nature
  • Customer and stakeholder engagements
  • Monitoring of the legislative and legal landscape for changes that may have an impact on the Authority and the financial services sector and provide pro-active legal direction
  • Drafting and improvement of legal policies and procedures
  • Manage financial and reputational risk and legal liability
  • Assistance with financial management and other management activities of the Division
  • Qualifications And Experience:
  • LLB degree
  • Admission as a Legal Practitioner of the High Court of Namibia, in terms of the Legal Practitioners Act, 1995
  • Member of the Law Society of Namibia
  • 8 years’ experience post admission as a legal practitioner of the High Court
  • LLM in commercial, financial law or financial services will be a distinct advantage
  • Exposure to financial services sector will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge:
  • Legislation and subordinate legislation related to financial services industries and financial products
  • Financial services industries
  • Financial products
  • Business processes and policies of Authority
  • Basic accounting, and analysis and interpretation of financial statements
  • Specialized legal software
  • Advanced commercial, contract and administrative law
  • Rules of litigation, mediation and arbitration, and procedures of
  • Court/Appeal Boards/Tribunals
  • Labour law, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms
  • Corporate Governance and best regulatory practices
  • Statutory interpretation
  • Strategic management/planning
  • Skills:
  • Legal Management
  • Legal Advisory
  • Contract Management
  • Legislation Development
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Reporting
  • Business Writing
  • Records Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Project management
  • Governance, risk management, compliance and information/knowledge management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Stakeholder Engagement
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  • Remuneration: NAMFISA offers a market-related total cost to company package based on work experience and qualifications. The package includes retirement and medical aid benefits
  • As per Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, Act 29 of 1998, Namibian Citizens from disadvantaged groups and persons with disabilities will receive preferential treatment and are encouraged to apply
  • Please note that certified copies of qualifications and identification documents should be attached to your application
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and no documents will be returned
  • No faxed applications will be accepted
  • NAMFISA reserves the right not to make an appointment in this position
  • We encourage energetic, dynamic and results-driven team players to forward their applications
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
  • Send your Documentation to with the Subject line “Legal Advisor”
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  • Published 15.11.2022
  • Expires 25.11.2022
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