Legal Consultant, Sierra Leone
Freetown (Sierra Leone)
Job title: Legal Consultant
Department: West and Central Africa
Based in Freetown, Sierra Leone
Who we are
With over 45 years of experience, working in over 40 countries Population Services International (PSI) is the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.
There are over 8,000 “PSI'ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.
PSI is the primary implementing partner for IMPACT Malaria (IM). IM is the global project under USAID's President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) providing implementation support and technical assistance to countries for malaria service delivery in health facility and community settings over a five-year period.
In order to facilitate start-up of the IM project in Sierra Leone, PSI wishes to engage a law firm in Sierra Leone to provide legal services in the following areas:
Registration options to conduct programs and activities in Sierra Leone and any associated corporate requirements.
Provide a thorough review of the options, including costs, duration, privileges and limitations
Analyze the registration process and list the documentary requirements for each option
Provide a registration recommendation
Provide registration services after an option has been selected
Compliance with applicable laws, regulations, licensing, registration, filing and other legal requirements including, without limitation, importation of goods and services and corporate and employee tax liability.
Legal requirements for banking and financial transactions.
Compliance with labor and employment laws, visa and other personnel entry requirements.
Draft, review and negotiation of leases, vendor agreements, and other contracts.
Representation of PSI in judicial or administrative proceedings, as necessary.
Liaison with PSI's US legal counsel.
Such other legal services as PSI may request in connection with its activities in Sierra Leone.
What are we looking for?
All interested candidates must include:
- Rate estimates for completion of each element of the proposed scope of work
- Estimated length of time expected for the completion of each element of the assignment
- Completed biodata form (can be found here: https://www.usaid.gov/forms/aid-1420-17)
Send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org No calls please.
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.
- Organization: PSI - Population Services International
- Location: Freetown (Sierra Leone)
- Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
- Legal - Broad
- Project and Programme Management
- Closing Date: 2018-07-25