Del Monte Industrial Relations Senior Department Head and Legal Officer Jobs in Thika Kenya

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The Company
Del Monte Kenya Limited located in Thika — Kenya is a leading producer, marketer and distributor of premium quality foods, fresh and processed pineapple fruit and fruit juice beverages. 
As part of our commitment to meeting our performance objectives, we are looking for top class individuals to fill vacant positions in Human Resources and Legal Departments.
Position 1: Industrial Relations Senior Department Head
The Job
Reports to the Human Resources Manager.
To develop and maintain harmonious and productive industrial relations in the Company, as well as dealing with matters concerning Collective Bargaining, Negotiations and Trade Union representation.
Key Result Areas
  • Collection of data for CBA negotiations, preparation and participation in negotiations at renewal.
  • Receiving and handling grievances and disputes.
  • Counseling and disciplinary process.
  • Preparation of defense in court cases arising out of Industrial actions.
  • Custodial of employee records and updates.
The Person
The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:
  • A University degree in Social Sciences.
  • Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Knowledge of Kenyan labour laws.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar position.
  • Must be results oriented and ready to work for long hours.
  • Good management report writing skills.
  • Aged between 30 and 40 years.
  • Those who have worked in agricultural or production enterprise will have an added advantage.
Position 2: Legal Officer
The Job
Reports to the Legal Counsel.
To provide litigation services including; 
  • Perusal of court summons for necessary defense, 
  • Instructions to Insurance and/or Advocate for filing of proper documentation, 
  • Witness preparation and pre-trial brief, 
  • Court document drafting and preparation, 
  • Follow up on court attendance reports and case by case progress follow up from Advocates.
Key Result Areas
  • Management of External Counsel.
  • Legal department filing.
  • Legislative Update.
  • Legal Research and Advisory.
  • Preparation of reports.
  • Employer Liability claims documentation and follow up.
The Person
The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:
  • A university Degree in Law.
  • A post graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law.
  • An enrolled Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • At least 3 years demonstrated practical legal work.
  • Commercial or Corporate experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of local substantive and procedural law.
  • Ability to work under pressure and priorities workload.
  • Good strategy, planning and computer skills.
  • Aged between 25—35.
Interested candidates should send Application letter and CV ONLY to the addresses shown below indicating Telephone/Mobile contacts. 
These must be received not later than Friday 23 November, 2012.

Send your application to:
The Human Resources Manager
Del Monte Kenya Limited 

P 0 Box 147, Thika -01000

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