Head legal advise – CRAN

Head legal advise – CRAN

 Specification

  • Collaborates with legal fraternity to ensure compliance to all relevant statutory requirements, best practices are implemented, governance principles are embedded, and sound legal
    advice is secured and provided;
  • Advises the Authority, management and staff on all relevant legal matters, including matters that increases legal risk;
  • Provides supervision and strategic direction to licensees to ensure compliance with regulatory framework;
  • Evaluates and coordinates the monitoring and compliance with the regulatory framework;
  • Advices on constitutionality and legality of administrative action that the Authority takes;
  • Promotes and assists in developing an ICT and postal regulatory framework;
  • Manages and proposes amendments to legislation and subordinate legislation;
  • Develops and implements policies and strategies pertaining to the respective industries, taking cognizance of the relevant acts’ regulations;
  • Manages relevant court proceedings;
  • Provides legal representation for Authority at hearings and reconsiderations or other forums;
  • Leverages enterprise architecture building blocks and components, including externally provided services and related capabilities to enable nimble, reliable and efficient response to
    strategic objectives;
  • Oversees the development, review and implementation of all relevant policies, procedures and protocols;
  • Ensures that a leadership pipeline is established to ensure business continuity in the division;
  • Ensures that employee engagement is optimized in the interest of healthy employee relations, productivity and retention of skills;
  • Ensures that all human capital policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to in the division;
  • Maintains prudent financial management controls within division;
  • Accounts for all divisional financial decisions;
  • Capacitates the division with all relevant and appropriate core functional resources;
  • Proactively, research the law and provides written advice and guidance on relevant matters;
  • Establishes personal networks and participate in professional societies; and
  • Keeps up to date with best practice developments in the industry as well as all other relevant developments on national and international level;

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Laws or relevant qualification;
  • Master of Laws in ICT Policy and Regulation or related field will be an added advantage;
  • Admission as a Legal Practitioner of the High Court of Namibia;
  • Ten (10) years relevant experience in a corporate or regulatory environment, three (3) of which should be on Executive or Senior Management Level.


 

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Excellent drafting skills (including experience of drafting statutory instruments desirable);
  • Confidence, sound judgment and self-reliance;
  • Ability to work autonomously and on own initiative;
  • Ability to prioritize and work well under pressure;
  • Experience in interpreting legislation into practical application;
  • Experience in training and communicating legal requirements and procedures;
  • Diplomatic and robust personality;
  • Strong analytical skills and experience of analysing complex issues;
  • Interpersonal skills, high stress tolerance, problem-solving and judgment skills, intercultural intelligence;
  • High-level of computer literacy;
  • Ability to work independently, but also in a team;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the intricacies of the ICT industry and in-depth knowledge of all relevant legislation and regulations and being able to interpret and analyse same;
  • Strong background and experience in drafting regulations, contracts, legal notices and adjudication of complaints; and
  • Legal risk management and compliance.

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