VisionFund Micro-Finance Institution S.C Attorney I for Adaberga Branch Jobs in Ethiopia

VisionFund Micro-Finance Institution S.C Attorney I for Adaberga Branch Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 223978

Category: Legal

Location: Adaberga, Oromia

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: As per the Institution salary scale

Job Description

Immediate Internal/external

Vacancy Announcement

Position: Attorney I

Opening Date: September 25, 2019

Place of Work: Adaberga Branch Office

About the Organization:

VisionFund Micro Finance Institution (S.C) is an Institution established according to proclamation No. 40/96 which currently amended to 626/2009 to provide financial services to the productive poor in the rural and urban areas of Ethiopia. VisionFund is currently operating in four of the Regional States of the country.

VisionFund MFI is currently looking for candidates for Attorney I role. The successful candidates will have skills and experience that meet the following requirements:

1. Major Responsibilities

  • Assists the Branch staff in handling all issues related to collateral & the safe custody of all legal documents on real estate mortgage & chattel mortgage;

  • Assists in registering & discharging mortgaged items;

  • Ensures the safe custody of all legal documents on real esate mortgage & chattel mortgage;

  • Draws up draft contracts, agreements, forms, letters of guarantee and other transactional documents, etc. that suit a specified purpose;

  • Examines judgments & court rulings; analyzes their impact on company business & advises supervisor on approaches to be followed;

  • Gathering facts and establishing evidence, conducting investigations, examination analyses of cases and preparation of contracts and claims;

  • Ensures the proper & timely delivery of notices to delinquent clients.

  • Investigates & takes proper legal actions to rectify theft, forgeries & misappropriation of funds & property;

  • Complies & analysis
    information & statistics that would assist in carrying out court activities & provides legal advice & assistance to the branches in legal matters of limited complexity and gravity & in translation work of legal documents.

  • Looks into and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles and codes to prepare legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals contracts for review, etc.

  • Prepares, cases, pleadings, suits, statements of claims, petitions, defenses, affidavits in the name and on behalf of the institution;

  • Represents the branches before all levels of courts of law including police stations & public authorities;

  • Submits a written report to the branch & HO legal & Recovery Manager on the status of cases filed at court with collections made through court action.

    Job Requirements

  • Diploma in law & minimum 2-years relevant experience

  • Local language knowledge, communication skill & computer skill is advantageous.

  • knowledge of civil & commercial codes & analytical skill

    Terms of Employment: Permanent

    Closing Date: September 30, 2019

    How to Apply

    Candidates who fulfil the above requirements can submit the application letter, updated curriculum vitae with names and addresses of up to 3 references and non-returnable copies of credentials in person to: Adaberga, Holota, Lideta, Fiche, Kolfe, Adama & West area Operations Office or VisionFund MFI Head office Located near Gerji Mebrat Hail square or send to VisionFund Micro Finance Institution (s.c), P.O.BOX 31478, Addis Ababa, or can apply online on
    Women applicants are highly encouraged to apply

    If you need more information, you can contact HRM & Administration OD department via telephone number: 0116478356

    VisionFund Micro-Finance Institution S.C Attorney I for Adaberga Branch Jobs in Ethiopia

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