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Botswana Housing Corporation
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Full Time
24 November, 2022
Job Title

Chief Corporate Counsel

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Job Presentation

Botswana Housing Corporation is a statutory Corporation mandated to provide Property Development and Estates Management business As part ot its transformation journey, BHC is currently seeking to attract an outstanding professional with proven and sold legal corporate experience to take up the role of Chief Corporate Counsel.

Overview of the role

The purpose of this role is to provide leadership and drection on all legaVregufatory and governance matters pertaining to the Corporation Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. The incumbent wit be responsible for inter alia, the provision of legal and regulatory advce to the Corporation, as well as overseeing al Board secretarial functions.

Job summary

The incumbent wil be responsfcle for among other things, the following.

• Participate m formulating, execution, reviewing and updating of the BHC corporate strategy in accordance with stakeholder expectations.
• Establish and ensure the effective implementation of appropriate procedures for the efficient registration and transfer of deeds and bonds to facilitate the sale of BHC properties and the acquisition of property for development and other purposes.
• Develop and ensure the implementation of contracts, processes and procedures which are n compliance with the provisions of the Act and all other statutory requirements or legslation to protect the asset and rights of the Corporation.
• Act as lead advisor to the Corporation and Board of Directors on matters retabng to legal probity and risk management to ensure that high standards exist in the discharge of the Corporation's functions.
• Recommend instituting legal action to protect the interests of the Corporation in property, rental and other areas and prepare documentation for filing in appropriate courts.


Qualifications and experience

• A Bachelor of Law (LLB).
• Post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
• Must be admitted to practice as an attorney in the courts of Botswana.
• A minimum of ten (10) years post quaMcaUon experience in Corporate Law speciaLzhg in contract lawf and civil Higation of which live (5) years should have been at a management level
• Experience in a Medium to Large Organization will be an added advantage

Requisite competencies

• Visionary Leadership and Accountability
• Planning and Organizing
• Policy Development. Regulatory Compliance and Contract Negotiation Skils ;
• People Development and Change Management
• Strategic Thinking and Relationship Building skills
• Risk Management
• Emotional Intelligence


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2 Dec, 2022

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