Legal and Administrative Manager

Job Title:Legal & Administrative Manager
Location:Arusha, with regular travel to Moshi & Mtwara
Salary:1.5 to 2 million based on experience and level of education
Application Deadline:APPLICATIONS CLOSED

We believe local entrepreneurs are in the ideal position to identify and drive business solutions to the social, economic, and environmental problems that exist in their communities. That’s why we do what we do. We enable high-potential businesses in Tanzania to grow by providing them with access to personalised and strategic capacity building, affordable capital, and relevant networks via three core initiatives:

  • The Anza Accelerator: an 8-month intensive  and tailored journey that builds the capacity of entrepreneurs and businesses through strategic consulting and skills trainings
  • The Anza Growth Fund: a fund that provides affordable and flexible financing to our entrepreneurs, giving them the funding and tools they need to expand their businesses
  • Kili Hub: Tanzania’s largest co-working space which provides access to networks, mentors, and collaboration opportunities

Job Description

Anza seeks a highly talented and passionate Legal and Administrative Manager (LAM) to lead the organization’s legal affairs, strategy and delivery of people development and talent management related to Anza offices across Arusha, Moshi, Lindi and Mtwara of Tanzania.

The Legal and Administrative Manager (LAM) is responsible for the design and execution of our Legal functions, Human Resource Management Strategy and System. S/he will lead all activities of legal, administrative and management Human Resources functions. The Legal and Administrative Manager (LAM) is expected to ensure good collaboration and coordination with all Anza’s stakeholders across the country, while ensuring the integrity and effectiveness of Anza’s distinct contribution to the attainment of our objectives. To achieve this, Anza requires an innovative, results-oriented individual who can create and deliver a vision, and ensure organisation compliance and managing team member expectations.


 Legal and Administrative Manager (LAM) Functions


  • Be in-charge of  all legal affairs of Anza and its affiliated entities

Legal and Administrative systems in place

  • Notarization of all Anza and affiliated entities documents

Documents notarized

  • Advise the organization on all legal matters and liaise with various regulatory body to ensure that Anza consistently complies to various laws and regulations of URT.

100% compliance to laws and regulations

  • Advise the organization on legal issues pertaining to foreign employees, volunteers, visitors and International Professionals  and liaise with Migration, Employment and other laws

100% Compliance to migration and Employment laws

  • Work on Visa, Work permits and residents permits of all Anza foreign staffs

All required legal papers available on time

  • Advising Kilihub tenants and Anza clients (in collaboration with BDAs) on basic legal issues pertaining to their operations

Consultation time set up and used

  • Advising and Preparing organization contracts with other parties

Value added contracts in place

  • Coordinate staff performance review, maintain and update the HR management system with all employee information.

Information and Reports provided

  • Updating organizational structure. Support in Workforce planning, distribution and recruitment

Staffing Management and plan

  • Develop and implement Human Resources strategy, Lead the process of review of job descriptions and the preparation of new and/or revised job descriptions in line with organisational human resource strategy.

HR strategy document, 100% staff with job descriptions

  • Team member attendance and time management (Work hours, overtime, staff gap, leaves, etc)

Information and Reports provided

  • Coordinate with Insurance companies for staff benefits & assist in preparing policy, guidelines, and systems for staff safety measures

Implementation of Health and safety guidelines

  • Issue contract and letters to all employees (Offer, contracts, transfer, separation, retrenchment, retirement etc)

On-time communication to Team member

  • Prepare and implement staff motivation plan, arrange effectively social events and activities

Raise in staff morale, Team Member Feedback

  • Assist in developing and implementing staff professional development programmes

PD plans and programmes conducted

  • Provide feedback to the management to enhance a better and cordial working environment.

Monthly reports


About You

We are looking for individuals who can bring lasting impact to our work, who are experts in the field of laws. Successful candidates must navigate fast-paced and resource-constrained environments with enthusiasm, patience, and imagination. We prefer those individuals who have previously taken on significant leadership and management responsibilities.


  • Bachelors’ degree and hold a recognised professional qualification in Laws
  • Detailed knowledge of Tanzanian laws including labour and other related laws
  • Fluent English and Swahili both oral and written
  • Knowledge of Legal systems, HRMS and database
  • Desirable: Additional qualifications in conflict management, coaching and mentoring, training development


  • Successfully held management position for at least 3 years.
  • At least 1 year experience of developing and successfully implementing a strategy for legal systems and HR aligned with organisational objectives.
  • Proven ability to train and develop others
  • Experience of managing people in a multi-location environment

Skills and Abilities

  • Able to develop and articulate a clear strategic vision of Legal and HR
  • Negotiation, influencing and conflict management skills
  • Ability to self-manage and prioritise workload to meet deadlines without compromising on high standards
  • IT literate with ability to identify and integrate relevant tech into Legal and HR systems for scale
  • Able to manage and motivate teams to achieve targets and to achieve organisational change
  • Proven ability to ‘sell’ ideas, concepts

How To Apply

To apply for this position please send your Resume/CV and Cover letter to by 25th May 2018. Please include “Legal and Administrative Manager (LAM)” in the subject line.