Legal Manager

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Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description

Purpose of the job

The Legal Manager is responsible for overseeing the legal matters of BGI Ethiopia and subsidiaries in Ethiopia.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Provide updates on all changes to laws and regulations within the Country
  • To support in the drafting, reviewing, negotiation, and finalization of legal documents
  • Ensure that the company carries its commercial activities in full compliance with internal (Group) policies, codes, and guidelines,
  • Ensure that the Company and its subsidiaries comply with the Corporate regulations in the Country.
  • Giving legal advice on all matters requested by the company’s management.
  • Overseeing the contract drafting and review process.
  • Ensure that regulatory policies and procedures have been documented, implemented, and communicated;
  • Prepare and lodge reports with relevant regulatory and compliance authorities;
  • Liase with external regulators
  • Collaborate with public authorities for the proper introduction of regulatory standards and facilitate discussions;
  • Periodically review risks to ensure identification of legal and regulatory risks to all commercial teams and design plans to avoid these;
  • Undertake such other legal tasks as assigned by the Company.
  • The role is largely office-based, but frequent travel to sites will be necessary.

Job Requirements

  • In depth knowledge of the laws regulating the brewery sector
  • Expert knowledge of professional compliance and investigation standards; and ability to apply policy and legal concepts to issues.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to share information and build consensus across stakeholders.
  • Ability to supervise support and professional analyses functions for compliance and ethics programs.
  • Ability to establish trust and credibility with stakeholders and senior management.
  • Knowledge of the Group’s ethics and compliance policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage a large corporate or centralized institutional legal office.
  • Knowledge of legal documentation procedures and requirements.
  • Ability to develop and implement legal strategies and solutions.


Expected Education and Experience

  • Learned Law Bachelor
  • 6 years of experience of work preferably in a law office.



How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit your application only through [email protected]
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