National Utilities Regulatory Commission – Legal Officer by September 30, 2020




National Utilities Regulatory Commission - Legal Officer
NATIONAL UTILITIES REGULATORY COMMISSION
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Job Title: Legal Officer
Duty Station: NURC Secretariat, Castries
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Job Summary
  • Works under the Chief Executive Officer to provide legal advice regarding the operations, rights and responsibilities of the Commission, its management and staff.
  • Ensures that the NURC operates in accordance with the relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Advises and coordinates all evidence for the NURC in all inquiries, disputes etc.
  • Ensures compliance by regulated entities of licence conditions, relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Monitors and evaluates all licences for compliance with the Legislation and licence conditions



Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • A working knowledge and understanding of and demonstrated ability to ensure full compliance with the provisions of the licences, NURC Act, sector legislations, regulations, protocols, policies and standard operating procedures;
  • Ability to use independent judgement and initiative, and develop creative and practical solutions to complex and difficult legal issues;
  • Articulate and persuasive in oral communication, good writing style, sound judgement;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to plan, organize and perform duties with minimum supervision
Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelor of Law Degree plus a certificate in Legal Education
  • At least five (5) years of experience as a practicing Attorney. Experience in utility practices and regulations would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of the principles of alternative dispute resolution and utility operations management
Compensation
Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application must be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae and two references to be submitted by September 30, 2020 via email (info@nurc.org.lc) or mail.
Application should be addressed to the:
Chief Executive Officer
National Utilities Regulatory Commission
P.O. Box CP 6307
Castries
Saint Lucia

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