:Legal Assistant :The World Bank Group : https://worldbankgroup.csod.com
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India :LLB
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Location: Mumbai, India
Required Language(s): English
Preferred Language(s): English
Closing Date: 5/28/2019 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59 pm UTC
Duties and Accountability:
Prepare supporting documentation for internal and external matters, e.g. powers of attorney, proxies, signature designations, counsel retainer faxes and Article III notices (notifying governments of an IFC investment);
Assist IFC in-house counsel in preparing and reviewing legal documentation; prepare routine amendments, consents and waivers;
Liaise with IFC external counsel, where required;
Attend to the signing of transaction documents and completion of conditions to disbursement;
Attend to the filing of transaction documents in accordance with IFC guidelines and practices;
Perform other routine portfolio administration of IFC’s debt and equity investments;
Handle and review transaction documents for IFC’s advisory program under appropriate supervision by IFC in-house counsel and follow up on the completion of any such agreements with IFC staff;
Assist IFC in-house counsel with general tasks relating to advisory matters;
Identify and analyze legal and policy issues associated with investment or advisory projects;
Contribute to and support CLED’s Knowledge Management objectives.
Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
Excellent analytical and research skills.
Ability to provide effective legal assistance to IFC in-house counsel by performing multiple, concurrent and progressively more difficult assignments.
Ability to handle a diverse range of issues within tight deadlines.
Ability to prioritize and manage tasks effectively.
Ability to work independently and take initiative in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work as a team member in a multi-cultural environment.
Word processing experience and proficient computer skills, particularly in using information databases, internet/intranet services and library sources.
An undergraduate (college) degree and ideally some combination of undergraduate legal courses, training offered by a professional institution or law firm and /or several years of relevant experience in assisting lawyers with the preparation and handling of legal documentation.