Legal Jobs at TechnoServe Zambia and Dangote Industries Limited

Deadline of this Job: 
19 October 2022

TechnoServe is an international nonprofit organization that helps people lift themselves out of poverty by harnessing the power of the private sector. Operating in almost 30 countries, we work with hardworking women and men in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. By linking people to information, capital, and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities.

General Requirements
The requirements for TechnoServe’s anticipated contract are listed below. A more detailed Statement of Work is also attached.
TechnoServe Zambia invites you to participate in this competitive solicitation for
pricing, delivery and terms of legal services to support the country office.
Period of Performance
The period of performance of any contract resulting from this solicitation is
anticipated to be between the start and end dates listed below.
Start Date: 12/1/2022
End Date: 11/30/2023

Proposal Content Instructions
In addition to responding to the Statement of Work, all proposals must:
• Describe the qualifications, experience, and capabilities of the firm or consultant in providing the type of services being requested. Resumes or CVs of the consultant or any key personnel of the firm shall be submitted as an attachment.
• Estimate the length of time required to accomplish all requirements, with detail on individual activity implementation dates, as referenced in the Statement of Work.
• Contain a detailed cost breakdown with applicable taxes and other charges clearly identified (and be presented in conformity with any further instructions included in the Statement of Work). Consultants should provide their daily or hourly billing rate, or their proposed fixed fee for the requested deliverables.
• Provide at least 3 references for similar contracts with a description of the services provided, value of the contract, and the contract periods of performance.
• Include a contact name, email address, and telephone number to facilitate communication between TechnoServe and the submitting firm or consultant.
• For proposals from a firm, provide a brief outline of the company and services offered, including:
o Full legal name, jurisdiction of incorporation, and address of the company.
o Full legal name and country of citizenry of company’s President, Chief Executive Officer, and/or all other principal officers of the company.
o Year the business was established.
• If a consortium of firms or a team of consultants submits a proposal jointly, theabove information should be provided for each member of the team.
To ensure consideration, all quotes must be submitted in the following language and currency, and by the due date noted below:
Language: English
Currency: ZMW

Date: Event
10/19/2022 Last date that questions and notice of intent to bid will be accepted.
Questions and answers will be distributed to all known interested parties, so questions should not disclose confidential information, and all interested parties should submit a notice of intent to bid by this deadline to ensure they receive a copy of TechnoServe’s response to questions.
Questions and/or notice of intent to bid should be emailed to: 
10/21/2022 Date that answers to questions will be distributed to all known intended bidders.
10/26/2022 Last date that proposals will be accepted by TechnoServe.
Terms and Conditions
• The Request for Proposal is not and shall not be considered an offer by TechnoServe.
• All responses must be received on or before the date indicated on the RFP. All late responses will be rejected.
• All unresponsive proposals will be rejected.
• All proposals will be considered binding offers. Your proposal must be valid for acceptance for a minimum period of 90 days from the closing date of this solicitation.
• All awards will be subject to TechnoServe contractual terms and conditions and contingent on the availability of donor funding.
• TechnoServe reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal or cancel the solicitation process at any time, without assigning any reason, and shall have no liability to any vendors submitting proposals for such rejection or cancellation of the RFP.
• TechnoServe reserves the right to accept all or part of the proposal when awarding the purchase order/contract.
• All information provided by TechnoServe in this RFP is offered in good faith. Individual items are subject to change at any time and all known intended bidders will be provided with notification of any changes.
• TechnoServe reserves the right to require any bidder to enter into a non-disclosure agreement.
• Bidders are solely obligated to pay for all costs which may be incurred by the bidder or any third parties in connection with preparing the proposal.
• All proposals and supporting documentation shall become the property of TechnoServe and shall be treated confidentially.
• Bidders are required to identify and disclose any actual or potential Conflict of Interest.

Criteria for Selection
TechnoServe’s evaluation of proposals will be based on the factors set out below. At the sole discretion of TechnoServe, bidders may be selected for follow-up questions or to provide an oral presentation. TechnoServe reserves the right to award the contract to the bidder whose proposal is deemed to be in the best interest of TechnoServe. TechnoServe will not award a contract to any bidder where there is indication of a lack of business integrity.
Max Points Criterion
The attached Statement of Work represents an integral part of this solicitation.
30 Price, inclusive of all deliver
30 Quality of response
40 Service Provider experience and qualification
The attached Statement of Work here represents an integral part of this solicitation.

Deadline of this Job: 31 October 2022

Legal and Compliance Officer
• Legal interpretation: Interprets key statutes, Regulations and other pieces of key legislation, which have a bearing in carrying out the core business of the Company.
• Defend and represent DCPZ in all matters before courts of Law working with our external lawyers.
• Undertake effectively capacity building for evidence collection and the review of intention to prosecute documentation in order to facilitate prosecution or defence.
• Undertake effectively litigation of cases against the Dangote Cement Zambia in order to protect the interests of the Company.
• Undertake effectively the provision of legal advice to the Board and Management of Dangote Cement Zambia in order to facilitate adherence to the law.
• Drafting and review of business contracts and other legal documents in order to safeguard the interest of the Dangote Cement Zambia.
• Provision of secretarial services to the board in order to ensure smooth conduct of business
• Undertake effectively the review of draft regulations in order to ensure their quality and conformity to statutes
• Collection and maintenance of Court judgments and other legal documents that will serve as central depository library.
• Any other duty as may be assigned by the Country Head or Regional Head of Legal Services.

• Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB)
• Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent
• Advocate of the High Court of Zambia and Member of LAZ with at least 5 experience years post Qualifying to the bar.
• Valid legal Practicing Certificate
• Ability to write comprehensive technical reports, legal opinions and legal drafting.
• Fluency in official language
• Minimum of three (5) years progressive and relevant experience.

• Medical Insurance Cover
• In-House Pension Scheme
• Quarterly Production Bonus
• Life Assurance