Attorney-I required at Vision Fund MFI

May 27 2015

Vision Fund MFI seeks to fill the following vacancy on permanent basis:

Position: Attorney-I

Term of employment:  Permanent

Duty Station:               South Area Operation Branch Offices

No of Post:                  One

Salary:                        As per the institution scale

Closing Date:              5 (five) calendar days from the May 27, 2015 of announcement

Women applicants are strongly encouraged to apply


Major Responsibilities

  • Assists the operations staff in handling all issues related to collateral & the safe custody of all legal documents on real estate mortgage & chattel mortgage;
  • Draft contract forms, letters of guarantee etc. that suit a specified purpose
  • Reviews all legal documents, i.e. contracts, agreements, and the like, for the branches & insures compliance to all existing regulations;
  • Looks into & analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles & codes to prepare legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals contracts for review etc.
  • Complies & analysis information & statistics that would assist in carrying out court activities & provides legal advice & assistance to the branches in legal matters of limited complexity and gravity & in translation work of legal documents.
  • Prepares pleadings, suits, statement of defences, affidavits in the name and on behalf of the institution;
  • Represents the branches before all levels of courts of law including police stations & public authorities & submits a written report to the branches & HO legal coordinator on the status of cases filed at court with collections made through court action.


 Qualification and experience Requirements

  • Diploma in law & minimum 4-years relevant experience
  • Local language knowledge, communication skill & computer skill is advantageous.
  • Good knowledge of civil & analytical skill


How to Apply

Candidates who are qualified can submit in person to: Dessie, Debreberhan, Chacha, Shewarobit, Sodo, Arbaminch, Hosanna, Hawassa, Shashemene, Woliso, Dilla, Yirgachefe, Wolkite & Ambo branch offices or VisionFund MFI Head office Located near GerjiMebrat hail square or send your application, curriculum vitae names and addresses of up to 3 references and non-returnable copies of credentials to:

 Head Office located near Gerji Mebrat Hail square

VisionFund MFI s.c.

P.O. BOX 31478, Addis Ababa 


Note: -   Only short listed candidates will be contacted


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