The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank, trading as Trade Development Bank (TDB), is a specialized African multilateral financial institution serving public and private sector clients in most of the Eastern and Southern African states. TDB's objective is to provide short, medium and long-term financing to viable trade, projects and infrastructure transactions in its member states.
TDB aims to attract and retain exceptionally talented professionals by offering a conducive working environment and attractive salaries and benefits. In line with its growth strategy, TDB is looking for self-motivated and results oriented professionals to join a team committed to building a world class financial institution aimed at promoting trade, economic development and regional integration. Interested and qualified candidates who are nationals of TDB's member states are therefore invited to apply for the subject position.
Reporting to the General Counsel and Senior Executive, Legal Services Department, this position, which will be based in Ebène, Mauritius or in Nairobi, Kenya, is responsible for drafting and reviewing loan agreements, commercial contracts, and other transaction documents to ensure conformity to Bank's decision records and policies, provide legal advice and ensure adequate legal representation during court proceedings to safeguard the Bank against legal suits from Borrowers or third parties.
The Legal Officer performs the following duties:
Qualifications and Competencies
Interested and qualified candidates should express their interest by submitting their applications by 28th May 2021 through TDB Career Website.
Applications should include a resume, cover letter, academic and professional certificates, full contact address and the names and addresses of three referees.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further. TDB is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.