Tourism Finance Corporation Head of Legal Services & Corporation Secretary Job in Kenya

Tourism Finance Corporation (TFC) is the leading Development Financial Institution (DFI) providing affordable and accessible financial facilities and advisory services to the Tourism Industry.
TFC’s mission is to develop and diversify Kenya’s Tourism industry by providing a range of advisory and financial services to investors in tourism related enterprises.
The Corporation is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the following position:
Head of Legal Services & Corporation Secretary


Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head of Legal Services & Corporation Secretary is the legal
advisor to the Board and Management on legal and corporate governance issues.
Key Responsibilities
  • Providing sound legal advice to the Board and Management.
  • Advise the Board and Management on Corporate Governance and effective Board processes.
  • Ensure the Corporation complies with relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Plan and organize annual calendar of Board meetings of the Corporation and subsidiaries.
  • Prepare agenda and other documents, arrange and call for Board meetings.
  • Take minutes of Board meetings to ensure that proceedings from the meetings are accurately recorded and distributed.
  • Draw and ensure proper execution of contracts by authorized signatories.
  • Draw leases for the Corporation’s properties.
  • Register Title Documents for Corporation’s properties to ensure that all properties are properly accounted for.
  • Provide legal guidance to the Corporation on matters pertaining to debt collection.
  • Ensure effective management of legal risks through compliance with legal norms and corporate governance standards.
  • Liaise with external lawyers to facilitate collection and preparation of information related to court cases and court hearing.
  • Prepare legal documentation and briefs for legal proceedings in court for use by external lawyers assigned cases to prosecute or defend.
  • Ensure that the Corporation is represented ably in Court cases.
  • Settle potential legal matters before going to court to reduce costs that accrue due to over dependence on external lawyers.
  • Maintain secretarial records, statutory books and registers.
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • A Master’s degree from a recognize university
  • Diploma in Law (Kenya School of Law)
  • CPS (K)
  • At least six (6) years’ experience with four (4) years in supervisory role
  • Computer Literacy
  • Good Communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Member of Law Society of Kenya or equivalent professional body.
Shortlisted candidates for all that above positions will be expected to comply with chapter six (6) of the Constitution, 2010. 
Compliance certificates from the following institutions should be attached.
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Credit Reference Bureau
  • Criminal Investigation Department
  • Higher Education Loans Board.
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the above positions against the listed qualifications/competences and skills, a detailed and updated CV, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, National ID, details and contacts of three professional referees, as well as current and expected remuneration to reach the undersigned by 1st July, 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The successful candidate will be accorded a competitive remuneration package

Ag. Managing Director
Tourism Finance Corporation
Utalii House, 11th Floor
P.O. Box 42013, 00100.

TFC is an equal opportunity employer

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Updated: June 21, 2016 — 2:15 am