Company Secretary and Legal Counsel At Bella Flowers Ltd, Rwamagana-Rwanda - CLOSE: 10/07/2021
Posted July 2, 2021 at 21:49 by Tohoza INFO

Company Secretary and Legal Counsel At Bella Flowers Ltd, Rwamagana-Rwanda – CLOSE: 10/07/2021

Company Secretary and Legal Counsel

Bella Flowers Ltd

Bella Flowers Ltd is a private company operating in Rwanda involved in the production of cut roses supplied to local and international markets.

JOB VACANCY

INTRODUCTION

Bella Flowers Ltd is a private company registered in Rwanda under code company 103449745 on 20th October 2014 and the government of Rwanda/MINAGRI/NAEB owns 100% of its shares. It owns a land of   75 Ha in Gishari Rwamagana District, and Eastern Province on which Flowers is being undertaken.

The company is seeking to recruit highly skilled, self-motivated and experienced persons to fill the following position/post:

1.    Company Secretary and Legal Counsel (01)

Report to the Chief Executive Officer

a)    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.),
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies,
  • Review contracts prepared within different departments,
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance,
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations,
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues,
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust,
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights,
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces,
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility,
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation,
  • Represent the company in any court or legal litigations,
  • Prepare management and board meeting minutes,
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

b)    Job specification

 Essential requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) with 7 years of work experience or master’s degree (LLM) with 3 years of work experience
  • Three (3) years’ experience as company secretary in well-known corporate company will be added advantage.

Skills and abilities:

  • Computer skills
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to follow specified Procedure
  • Ability to Communicate and Negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under Pressure
  • Ability to work independently and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work long hours when needed
  • Excellent command of English is a MUST and knowledge of French is an added advantage

Salary: Competitive

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Qualified Candidates should submit their application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) with proven work Experience, Copy of academic documents, transcripts and a copy of National Identification (as one document) to Bella Flowers Ltd at recruitment@bellaflowers.rw

The deadline for submitting applications is on 10th July 2021 at 5:00pm local time. Applications should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer of Bella Flowers Ltd.

Emmy NYIRIGIRA

Chief Executive Officer-Bella Flowers

 

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