The Legal Administrative Officer shall be responsible for the successful co-ordination of all the set plans and program of the legal department on a daily basis.
This includes but not limited to setting up meeting, prioritizing engagements of third parties with the Head of Department, and effectively communicating same in a timely manner to other individuals in the department
S / he shall also ensure effective documentation and filing of all matters in the department.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Transcribing and proof-reading legal documents.
Filing, organizing, scanning, copying and distribution of legal documents
Organize and maintain departmental records.
Maintenance of all office inventory supplies
Monitor payments and approvals
Facilitate effective correspondence of all relevant and approved matters in the department
Liaise with other departments on departmental issues
Execute any other matters as assigned by the Head of Legal
Academic / Professional Qualifications
A good first degree in Secretarial Studies, Business Management / Administration or related field from an accredited Institution
Professional certification such as the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) would confer an advantage.
Must have at least Two (2 ) but not mare than Six (6) years post graduate experience in a similar role
Proven experience in research, analysis and legal advisory on fundamental business matters
Experience in proof reading and communicating legal correspondences
Ability to exercise sound judgment to prioritize attention to contingent issues with discretion
Skills and Competencies
Excellent written and verbal communication skill
Excellent Organizational Skills
Effective Team Playing Skills
Purposeful willingness to provide support to legal and para-legal officers in DCP
Great Emotional Intelligence
Enthusiasm and Commitment to service delivery
Private Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Training and Development