Senior Analyst: Legal (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Namibian Competition Commission

The Namibian Competition Commission is recruiting a Senior Analyst: Legal (Mergers & Acquisitions), to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Reporting to the Director: Mergers & Acquisition, this is a specialist position, and the incumbent is expected inter alia to:
  • To investigate the impact of mergers and acquisitions on competition and public interest considerations, compile investigative reports as part of a team and/or independently and make recommendation to the Board of Commissioners
  • To research legal issues, provide findings and prepare non-binding legal advice and opinions to the Division, Commission, and outside parties in relation to mergers & acquisitions
  • To investigate contraventions of the Chapter 4 of the Competition Act and assist legal representatives of the Commission in bringing and opposing applications in Court
  • To attend to Ministerial review applications by preparing Ministerial briefs and responses by the Commission in relation to review applications made to the Minister for reviews of the Commission’s decisions
  • To peer review work concluded by the Commission staff, including from other divisions
  • To assist in drafting internal and external guidelines in relation to mergers and acquisitions
  • To recommend changes to the law in relation to mergers and acquisitions
  • To scrutinise the investigations, research findings, legal advice and opinions of direct reports
  • To supervise the monitoring of compliance with merger conditions imposed by the Commission
  • To assist with administration, policy development and strategic planning and implementation in the Division and recommend to superior plans, processes and procedures relating to mergers and acquisitions
  • To contribute to the content of the publication of internal and external publications of the Commission
  • To attend to the induction and training of subordinates
  • To provide legal support to the division
  • To perform any other duties as instructed by Supervisor
  • Education, Competencies & Skills Requirements
  • Degree in Law, Commercial or Competition Law
  • At least 6 years work experience in the legal field
  • Admitted as a Legal Practitioner
  • Master’s Degree in Law, Commercial or Competition Law would be an added advantage
  • Understanding of competition matters
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant legislation and legal practice
  • Analytical thinking
  • Verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Research / investigative competencies
  • Report writing skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Supervisory skill
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • The Commission offers market related remuneration packages commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Persons from designated groups are encouraged to apply
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
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