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Job Type:Government Organization


Fields of Education: LLM


Organization: The Ethiopia commodity Exchange (ECX)


Salary : N / A




Application Dead line:2016-06-28


The Ethiopia commodity Exchange (ECX) is a new initiative for Ethiopia and the first of its kind in Africa. The vision of ECX is to revolutionize Ethiopia’s tradition bound agriculture through creating a new marketplace that serves all market actors, from farmers to traders to processors to exporters to consumers. The ECX is a unique partnership of market actors, the members of the Exchange, and its main promoter, the Government of Ethiopia. ECX represents the future of Ethiopia, bringing integrity, security, and efficiency to the market. ECX creates opportunities for unparalleled growth in the commodity sector and linked industries, such as transport and logistics, banking and financial services, and others.

We are recruiting to fill the position:

Litigation and Arbitration specialist

Reporting to:-Chief compliance officer (CCO)

Duty station:-Head office Addis Ababa

Job Purpose

The job purpose is to handle court cases and represent ECX in court, quasi-judicial and administrative organs and organize and facilitate arbitration process


  • Prepares legal briefs, arguments, and testimony in preparation for presentation of cases for and against ECX and submits for approval.
  • Represents ECX in court, quasi-judicial and administrative organs and reports on the progress to the GC.
  • Follows-up implementation of court decision and reports on the progress to the CCO.
  • Set arbitration proceeding in motion and assist and facilitate the proceeding and implementation of arbitral award.
  • Investigate any breaches in compliance and prepare investigation reports.
  • Prepare charge documents based on the investigations conducted on any breaches in compliance
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Required Qualification and experience 

  • LLM and 2 years of experience or LLB and 4 years of experience in court related, legal advisory field
  • Adequate knowledge on substantive and procedural laws of Ethiopia
  • Exposure to alternative dispute resolution mechanism in Ethiopia is preferable
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills: oral/presentation and written communication skills
  • Well conversant in other languages preferably Oromiffa or Tigrigna.

To apply:

All interested and qualified applicants may send a cover letter, updated CV, and important documents or on, or in hard copy by post with position marked on the envelope: Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, P.O.Box 17341, Addis Ababa on or before June 28, 2016

ECX is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates. only short listed applicants will be contacted. 




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