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Legal Interns X2 at Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

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  • Lusaka
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Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

2.0 Job Title: LEGAL INTERNS X2

2.1 Job Purpose: To provide support to the Directorate -Enforcement and Legal Services in matters relating to enforcement of the Securities Act, and the broader Law of the land to protect investors and the market, and management of the legal reform process, including introduction of new legislative measures in the Zambian Capital Markets. To assist in provision of professional legal advice and counsel to the SEC management and the Board and of efficient and effective legal services to the Commission.

2.2 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Legal and Legislative Drafting: harmonize the Zambian Capital Markets legislation with local, regional and international legislation and drafts legal instruments required to effectively implement the requirements of the Securities Act;
  • Legal interpretation: interprets key statute such as the Securities Act, Regulations and other pieces of key legislation, which have a bearing in carrying out the SEC Mandate
  • Enforcement: investigates all cases of infringement of the Securities Law are and recommends appropriate enforcement action
  • Litigation: undertakes research on existing and potential litigation as referred as well as general legal research and undertakes litigation on behalf of the Commission.
  • Confidentiality: Maintains strict confidentiality of and does not disclose pertinent information obtained in the course of employment.
  • Reports: Prepares monthly, quarterly, and other periodical departmental reports and submits them to the supervisor as scheduled.

2.3 Required Skills and Attributes

  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and good report writing skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Integrity and confidentiality.
  • Knowledge in utilising auditing software and Microsoft Office 365; and

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have a Grade 12 School Certificate, five O levels at university entry level.
  • Must have a Degree in Law (LLB)
  • Applicants should have graduated not more than three (3) years ago.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), and daytime contact telephone numbers and three (3) traceable references should reach the undersigned not later than 19th March 2024, the envelope indicating the relevant position applied for.

The Chief Executive Officer

Securities & Exchange Commission

Plot 3827 Parliament Road, Olympia

P.O. Box 35165

LUSAKA