Britam Assistant Company Secretary Job in Kenya

Britam is a leading financial services organization with global presence.  Our vision is “To be Your most trusted financial services partner”. We seek to offer superior insurance and asset management services to individuals, business corporations and non-governmental organizations.

As part of our growth strategy and to strengthen the team to achieve our ambitious performance objectives, we are seeking to fill the following positions with individuals who are proactive, self driven and who can apply their knowledge, diligence, and experience to contribute to the achievement of our mission which is to delight our customers with outstanding financial services.

Assistant Company Secretary 

Ref: BAG/GL/6

Reporting to the Director, Legal & Human Resources & Company Secretary, the job holder will be responsible for providing legal advisory services and company secretarial support in the Group and ensure compliance with applicable legislation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advising management on the interpretation, impact and effect of the relevant laws and general conditions affecting their various areas of operation
  • Liaison with the various regulatory agencies
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing legal documents and contracts; and advising on any issues arising from the contracts
  • Provide company secretarial support in the region
  • Assist in meetings and committees preparation and board management
  • Assist to ensure annual returns are filed as required by the Companies Act
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate Governance and Board Charter
  • Liaise with external lawyers on conduct of court matters.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience
  • Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) from a recognized University (postgraduate business degree shall be an added advantage)
  • A registered CPS(K)
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya holding a valid practicing certificate with at least 6 years post admission experience – 4 years of which should be in a legal corporate environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the financial markets; and the respective laws and regulations.
If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please submit your detailed curriculum vitae and covering letter explaining how you would meet the demands of this challenging position giving full names, contacts and e-mail address of 3 referees to  hr@britam.co.ke.

Hard copies will not be accepted

Applications should be received not later than 9th November 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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