African Trade Insurance Agency – YPP – Legal Officer.

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Reporting directly to the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, the Young Professional Legal Officer, in liaison with the Legal Department during the 12 months training, will be responsible for providing a wide range of legal services to ATI including but not limited to the following duties:

Assist in the negotiation, drafting, vetting and interpretation of legal documents, agreements, treaties and conventions including but not limited to: the ATI Treaty and Articles of Association, Participation Agreements with Member States, Operational manuals, Memoranda of understanding with partners, Insurance contracts, and Reinsurance agreements for and on behalf of ATI;
Assist in providing legal and technical advice to the Underwriting Department in drafting and negotiating proposed insurance policy wordings, insurance offer letters, loan agreements/documentation and other associated documents;
Assist the Underwriters in providing advice on legal implications of all insurance contracts and underlying commercial transactions;
Assist current and prospective Member States in drafting, negotiating and concluding various agreements with ATI and donors including (but not limited to) the World Bank and the African Development Bank;
Assist in liaising and coordinating with legal departments of member states, development financial institutions and other key partners;
Assist in interpreting issues related to staff contracts, partnership agreements and all other contracts to which ATI is a party;
Undertake research work in the area of law reform and development;
Assist the Human Resources Department in managing legal aspects related to staff and employment issues;
Assist in liaising and coordinating with ATI’s external legal advisors;
Maintain current knowledge of relevant laws of ATI member countries;
Assist in claims handling and determination; and
Other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications & Skills

Be a citizen of a member country of ATI
Be 35 years of age or younger by December 2021
Master’s degree or equivalent in law that is relevant to the business of ATI, with outstanding academic credentials
Bachelor’s degree in law that is relevant to the business of ATI, with outstanding academic credentials
Be a practicing lawyer in a jurisdiction applying common English law or French law or both
Have practical knowledge in insurance or banking or international public law
Have at least a minimum of three (3) years of relevant full time professional experience in the areas that are relevant to the business of ATI
Demonstrable passion for Africa’s Development and Regional Integration
Possess strong analytical skills and excellent interpersonal skills
Be proficient in ATI’s working languages, either English and/or French

How to Apply:

Submit the following three requirements to

i) Application Letter

ii) Personal History Form

iii) CV, plus details of your current remuneration package along with details of three referees

The closing date for application is 27th November 2021 at Midnight Nairobi time. ATI will only contact those applicants who are being actively considered for an interview.

ATI offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a collegial working environment commensurate with other multilaterals. ATI reserves the right to not make an appointment to the above vacancies, or to make an appointment at a slightly higher or lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.




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