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Join the HJF Team!
The Regional Counsel is responsible for providing legal advice and representation to HJF and its subsidiaries on matters arising in connection with business operations in Africa. Matters may involve, among other things, support of U.S. federal contracts and assistance agreements, agreements with local suppliers and business partners, compliance with local laws and regulations (including but not limited to laws and regulations relating to anti-corruption, corporate registration and reporting, immigration, clinical research, tax), and local employment and labor law matters.
Minimum Educational Requirements: JD or LLB from an accredited law school.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: License to practice law in one or more jurisdictions in Africa.
Minimum Work Experience: At least 7 years of experience as a practicing attorney.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are required, as well as demonstrated skills in handling complex issues in a timely manner and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Strong preference for experience supporting U.S. based non-profit organizations and/or experience in health care and medical research environment.
Work Environment: Office environment; willingness to travel, including periodic trips to the U.S.
Any alternative qualifications, to be considered as equivalents in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.