Legal jobs at AB InBev and Other Companies in Zambia

Deadline of this Job: 07 December 2022

Dreaming big is in our DNA. Brewing the world’s most loved beers and creating meaningful experiences is what inspires us. We are owners, empowered to lead real change, deliver on tough challenges, and take accountability for the results. We are looking for talent that shares these values, that is ambitious, bold & resilient. We want talent that is looking for fast career growth, cross-functional experiences, global exposure and robust training & development.
The key purpose of this role is to Drive and lead the Zambia Legal and Corporate Affairs agenda: government and stakeholder relations, regulatory affairs including protecting license to trade, corporate reputation and communications, media relations, communities support projects, legal projects, and compliance and governance priorities. Manage and lead Zambia Legal and Corporate Affairs team.

Key outputs and responsibilities:
• Managing and leading the Zambia Corporate Affairs and Legal agenda and strategy
• Strategy for Government and stakeholder relations, corporate reputation management and corporate brand communications
• Proactive leading on training/ compliance and risk management for the Zambia business
• Key advice and strategy across the business
• Manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
• Drive the agenda in protecting the business’ interest at a local level and ascertain adherence to business ethics as well as to existing policies
• Working together with the Zambia Legal Manager, coordinate any material court proceedings and litigation settlements
• Lead and manage key strategic projects and transactions
• Working together with the Zambia Legal Manager, exercise responsibility for marketing, advertising and sales promotion materials

Key Attributes and Competencies:
• Ability to interact with and influence senior stakeholders
• Ideally some International understanding/experience, given the nature of the global business
• Proficiency in English
• Highly-developed all round business and commercial sense
• Strong personality with strong communication and negotiating skills in a multi-cultural environment
• Ability to work autonomously, in a result-orientated and effective problem-solving way

• Communications/Public Relations/Stakeholder Relations/Corporate Affairs/External Affairs/Legal background.
• Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience
• Board experience (Desirable)
• Strong academic background and experience
• FMCG experience (Desirable)
• Leading and Managing people experience