Manager, Legal Affairs

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Active

Job information


Job Description

Join the largest dairy processor and be a pan of a dynamic team delivering life's goodness everyday.

New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited is the leading Dairy Company in the Country re-known for its world class brands that include KCC Butter, Ghee, Gold Crown, Safariland, Mala, La Yoghurt, Gold Crown and KCC Fresh among others.

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and result driven person(s) to fill the following vacant position(s):


Job Purpose
Reporting to the Chief Manager, Legal Affairs & Company Secretary, the Manager Legal Affairs will offer Legal advice and support on litigation management, regulatory compliance, contract preparation, property, and the implementation of good corporate governance.

Key Responsibilities
• Drawing contracts, agreements, leases, and any other legal instruments that the company enters into with third parties.
• Attending court hearings and representing the company in all legal matters
• Preparing witnesses and the evidence as well as presenting the same in court while keeping an updated record of all court cases
• Collaborating and corresponding with external advocates on all pending court cases
• Attending to internal company queries of legal nature in the facilitation of normal business
• Deputizing the Company Secretary in the performance of company secretarial duties whenever called upon.

Person specifications
• At least ten (10) years working experience of which five (5) years’ must have been in management level.
• Bachelor’s degree in Law / Legal Studies from a recognized institution of higher learning
• Master’s degree in Law or business related is an added advantage.
• Certified Public Secretary (CPS –K)
• Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law
• Member of Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya in good standing
• Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
• Holds a valid practicing certificate.
• Member of the Law Society of Kenya.
• Working knowledge of ERP system

Essential Skills
• Excellent case analysis and defense skills
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Good report writing and secretarial skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Supervisory skills
• High level of integrity

If you meet the above requirements, please send HARD COPIES of your applications quoting the Name of Position and Reference Number applied for on the covering letter and ENVELOPE, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, indicating current salary, copies of certificates, testimonies and contacts of at least three references and daytime telephone contacts to:
The Managing Director
New Kenya Co-operative Creameries
Ltd P.O. Box 30131 — 00100

Closing Date: 30th June, 2021 by 5 p.m.

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