Legal Officer (m/f)


Namfisa is recruiting a Legal Officer (m/f), to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • The purpose of this job is to provide the line departments of NAMFISA with legal advice and related services. This job is within the Prudential Divisions and the incumbent reports to the General Manager of the division
  • Advise the Pension Funds and Friendly Societies Division on legal matters and on other ancillary matters referred by the line departments
  • Draft and review draft legislation to minimize ambiguity and legal incorrectness
  • Review communications, consumer education bulletins, circulars or press releases of line departments
  • Ensure that the Pension Funds and Friendly Societies Division stay abreast of any legislative changes that might have an impact on the Authority
  • Monitor changes to legislation in jurisdiction in the SADC to ensure that the stated objective of the community viz harmonization of legislation in the region, is met
  • Provide assistance in consumer education, actual inspections, public consultations and forums
  • LLB degree
  • Admission in terms of Legal Practitioners’ Act of 1995
  • Three (3) years’ experience as an admitted legal practitioner
  • LLM in commercial, financial law, or financial services regulation would be an advantage
  • Knowledge Of:
  • Financial services industry
  • Analysis of financial statements Relevant acts and regulations related to financial services law and other applicable laws
  • Advanced Pension law
  • Administrative law
  • Skills:
  • Problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Financial skills
  • Judgement ability
  • Planning skills
  • Prioritizing skills
  • Listening skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Research skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Writing skills
  • NAMFISA offers a market-related total cost to company package based on work experience and qualifications. The package includes retirement and medical aid benefits
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  • We encourage energetic, dynamic and results-driven team players to forward their applications to: As per Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, Act 29 of 1998, Namibian Citizens from disadvantaged groups and persons living 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 shortlisted 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
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
  • Send your Documentation to with the Subject line “Legal Officer”
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  • Published 13.09.2022
  • Expires 23.09.2022
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