Legal officer

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Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Ksh. Not mentioned

Job details

Major Duties and Responsibilities    

  • Drafting of agreements, contracts, and leases and maintaining records of such transactions.
  • Liaising with external legal councils on legal matters affecting the Board.
  • Verifying all contracts, agreements, leases in which the Board enters into to ensure compliance.
  • Advising the Management on legal aspects of administrative matters.
  • Undertaking research on assigned legal issues.
  • Collecting and collating research data.
  • Vetting  and  verification  of  documents  before  execution  by  authorized  representatives  of  the Board.
  • Liaising with the office of the Attorney General on legal issues affecting the Board in execution of its mandate.
  • Prepare  witnesses  and  the  evidence  as  well  as  presenting  the  same  in  court  while  keeping  an updated record of all court cases.
  • Collaborate and correspond with external advocates on all pending court cases.
  • Attend to internal company queries of legal nature in the facilitation of normal business.
  • Assist with Board affairs in the absence of the Corporation secretary.
  • Deputize the Corporation Secretary in the performance of company secretarial duties whenever called upon.
  • Advising Procurement committees on legal issues.
  • Maintenance of accreditation and ISO certification.

Key Qualifications      

  • Possess a Bachelors of Law Degree or form a recognized institution and an advocate of the High court of Kenya.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Be conversant with laws of the country and the common practice of the field.
  • Three (3) years relevant experience.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft office packages and accounting programs such as SAGE.
  • Ability to work independently, in a team and under pressure.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to make decisions independently.
  • Good communication, data analysis, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Can work well under pressure and prioritize work.
  • Experience with a Quality Management System.

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Legal KEPHIS 1 year ago