Paralegal Officer

Careers Consulting Limited


 Position           : Paralegal Officer

Location          : Mulanje and Thyolo

General Description of the Role

  1. The incumbent will be responsible for proper management of work-related accidents & all related incidents involving the workforce including but not limited to proper recording, investigation, determination of the next steps for confirmed incidences as well as provision of practical recommendations to avoid future occurrences.
  2. He/she will need to understand all facets of handling compensation claims from initial incident/accident reporting to filling out required forms.
  3. He/she will be required to communicate and correspond with company assigned lawyers, related government entities, company insurance and other related teams in liaison with the supervisor.
  4. He/she will be required to participate in disciplinary hearing and attend to workers compensation claims, including other related work issues in liaison with managers, supervisors, HR team and company legal team.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Minimum of Diploma in law or related field from a recognized institution.
  2. At least three years of experience of working in a similar or related position.
  3. Must have knowledge of Malawi Occupational Safety, Health and Welfare Act, Malawi Workers Compensation Act and other related statutes.
  4. Communications: Fluent in English and Chichewa including writing and reading.
  5. Computer knowledge: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet and e-mail knowledge.
  6. Be prepared to work long hours, if the workload requires.
  7. Must be an individual of high Ethical standards, Honest and Well motivated who can work with minimum supervision.
  8. Motorcycle driving license required.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send a CV and detailed cover letter using:

Deadline to submit an application is 16th May, 2024.  Women are encouraged to apply. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest.