• Legal Senior Officer - COGEBANQUE

    Employer: COGEBANQUE
    Posted: 21 October 2019
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    Cogebanque believes human capital is a critical platform upon which we will build our business and ultimately contribute to the broader development of Rwanda, creating and supporting sustainable social and economic change in our society.

    Cogebanque wants inspired, passionate, self-motivated innovators, with an A-Player track record who are ambitious to join our dynamic team which is striving take our business to the next level of success.

    Cogebanque is looking for inspired innovators, self-driven and highly creative personalities to collaborate with the bank in taking it to the next level of success. If you feel you have what it takes, we would like to hear from you.

    Interested candidates (Internal & External) will send their applications via email at jobvacancies@cogebank.com by or before 28th October 2019 on the Post of “Legal Senior Officer”

    Job Title LEGAL SENIOR OFFICER

    Grade: Senior Officer

    Job summary:

    This role is responsible for developing, managing and reviewing credit documents for
    legal compliance, reviewing commercial contracts , management of Bank cases in litigation, managing registration of securities. The Legal Officer also provides Legal advice to the bank’s management , committees and branches

    What you need to have

    General and Behavioral
    » Ability to work under minimal supervision
    » Excellent oral and written communication
    » High level of creativity and innovation
    » Must be fluent in English or in French, Knowledge of both languages is an added
    advantage .

    Education & Qualification
    » A Bachelor Degree in Law
    » A Certificate in Legal Practice is an added advantage.

    Experience
    » At least three (3) years’ experience in Legal Practice

    What you will do

    Credit Analysis

    • » Review legal documentation of approved credit facilities
    • » Prepare or review documentation for all credits in line with departmental guidelines, bank policy and the law.
    • » Review credit facility and security documentation regularly and ensure compliance with departmental guidelines, bank policy, ruling legislation and industry best practice.
    • Recommend adjustments as may be necessary.
    • » Prepare, renew or review documents for specified credit arrangements for the Bank’s obtaining or providing credit in line with the law and Bank policy.
    • » Receive and review approved applications for Bank guarantees/bonds and prepare (or supervise preparation of) the respective guarantees and security documents and advise upon request on the authenticity of issued guarantees.
    • » Handling/Management of Securities
    • » Supervise entry of securities into the department registers, approve and monitor dispatch of securities to external advocates for registration of Bank charges.
    • » Enforce timely registration and return thereof to the department in accordance with SLAs and ensure return thereof to Branches or credit administration in line with
      departmental policy and guidelines.
    • » Make interventions and regular engagements with registrars and land office staff of various zones to reduce delays.
    • » Make regular reports to Management on lost titles and initiate applications for special certificates, substitutes of registry files etc.
    • » Supervise performance of the external advocates, make ageing reports to management and cause meetings with the Advocates for corrective action

    NB.

    • This post is opened for External and internal candidates.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

    Done at Kigali, on 18th October

    Mary Ashimwe
    Director of Human Resources and Administration

    Cherno Gaye
    Chief Executive Officer

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