Job Opportunity at Vodacom, Senior Legal Specialist


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Senior Legal Specialist


Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzanian

Role Purpose

Senior Legal Specialist responsible to manage and provide corporate legal services as in-house counsel in the Legal team and endeavour to provide effective link between the team and internal and external stakeholders in all legal matters.

Key accountabilities;

  • Working in collaboration with all levels of management to guarantee availability of valid and appropriate contracts for all areas of business.
  • Negotiate, draft and review all contracts and other legal documents in the Division in line with Company Delegation of Authority
  • Timely provision of legal advice and support to the Company pertaining to various business issues as and when needed.
  • Overseeing execution of contracts in line with legal and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Representing the company in courts and other dispute resolution mechanisms.
  • Managing all disputes and litigation involving the Company and ensure availability of records and relevant reports.
  • Ensuring legal policies and procedure are in place and updated to confirm with company legal requirement.
  • Carrying out any other duty as may be assigned by the Company
  • Managing consumer complaints and provide feedback to the Tanzania Regulatory Authority (TCRA) and the Bank of Tanzania (BOT)
  • To provide appropriate link management between the Legal Division and the internal and external stakeholders

Core Competencies, Knowledge And Working Experience

  • Very good knowledge of legal concepts, techniques and principles
  • Experience in handling complex corporate and commercial transactions and or projects
  • High level of computer literacy exceptionally conversant with Word
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer and business oriented approachStrong communication skills, fluency in English and Kiswahili and ability to interact with other team members
  • Outstanding ability to apply knowledge of Law and advise Management accordingly.
  • Effective Contract Management Skills
  • At least three years’ experience in telecommunication industry or any FMCG or busy corporate legal service-providing law firm
  • Technical/professional Qualifications
  • A holder of Bachelor of Laws from a recognized university,
  • A Registered Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and Courts sub-ordinate thereto for not less than 5 years’ experience.


  • Legal Negotiation
  • Governance
  • Legal Innovation
  • Legal And Regulatory Knowhow
  • Drafting
  • Advice and Solutions
  • Risk and Compliance


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