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Job Offer: Head of Legal, Litigation and Recovery Department

UNICS Plc is recruiting a dynamic and experienced professional to lead the Legal Affairs and Debt Recovery team as the Head of Legal, Litigation and Recovery Department.

Location: Cameroon

Company Overview:

UNICS Plc, a renowned Microfinance Institution established on January 15, 2000, offers a diverse range of financial products, such as savings and current accounts, various loan products, Automated Teller Machines, international Bank Cards, bank-to-wallet account links, Online Banking, SMS Banking, Virtual Private Network services, and more. Over the past 24 years, UNICS Plc has emerged as one of the rapidly growing financial institutions in Cameroon, providing well-tailored products to cater to the public’s needs.

Position Overview:

UNICS Plc is in search of a dynamic and experienced professional to assume the leadership role in the Legal Affairs and Debt Recovery team as the Head of Legal, Litigation, and Recovery Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Legal Risk Management: Conduct thorough legal risk assessments during credit processing, ensuring compliance with OHADA Uniform Act provisions in the constitution of collateral.
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution: Manage a wide range of legal contentions, including credit, social, general, and criminal matters.
  • Policy Development: Develop and maintain robust legal, litigation, and recovery policies and procedures.
  • Debt Recovery: Oversee amicable and forceful debt recovery procedures in accordance with OHADA guidelines, collaborating with legal practitioners as needed.
  • Legal Counsel: Provide expert legal advice to management on diverse issues and manage the administration of collaterals.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience: Minimum five years of proven experience in debt recovery within a financial institution or equivalent setting.
  • Education: Master’s degree in Business Law or a related field.
  • Legal Expertise: Strong understanding of OHADA Uniform Acts and jurisprudence, with experience in legal practice (barristers, bailiffs, notary public) being a significant advantage.
  • Skills: Demonstrated negotiation skills, excellent communication abilities (English and French, written and verbal), proficiency in legal software and Microsoft Office Suite, and a track record of working effectively in team environments.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be proactive, results-oriented, and possess exceptional problem-solving skills. They will thrive in a fast-paced environment, demonstrate strong leadership capabilities, and have a proven ability to manage complex legal matters.

To Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their motivation letter and curriculum vitae to humanresources@unicsgroup.com by June 24th, 2024.

UNICS Plc is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.

N.B: Ne payez aucun frais pour obtenir un emploi

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