KNTC Corporate Affairs & Legal Services Manager Job in Kenya

Kenya National Trading Corporation (KNTC) is a state owned Corporation whose mandate is to efficiently trade in quality products and services to ensure a balance of supply and demand in the country’s distribution networks while promoting wholesale, retail and e-commerce in line with Vision 2030. 
The Corporation is seeking for a qualified and competent individual to fill the following vacant position:

Corporate Affairs & Legal Services Manager

Salary Scale 3
Job Ref:  HR/CALSM /09/2016


Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate shall be responsible for effective and efficient management of board work, contract administration, company’s insurance, property shareholder affairs and compliance with legal and regulatory legislation including provision of legal advice to members of management.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • As a member of the management committee, developing and reviewing corporate business plan, objectives, strategies, polices, corporate budget and performance monitoring
  • Develop and implement divisional plans, policies, norms and procedures and formulating and implementing strategies on risk management, litigation, records and property management
  • Provide secretarial services to the Board of Directors of the Company and Board Committees and other management Committees
  • Prepare and administer Board Budget
  • Provide advice to the divisions of the company on all legal, regulatory and contractual matters affecting the operations, operational interest or assets of the Corporation , including industrial matters
  • Ensure compliance by the company of relevant statutory and regulatory requirements relevant to its business
  • Safeguard the Corporation’s interests and ensuring that they are adequately defended before the Courts, relevant environmental regulatory bodies, tribunals, either through internal legal resource or use of appointed external company lawyers
  • Prepare, vet, negotiate and execute contracts on behalf of the Corporation
  • Keep custody of securities, agreements, minutes, titles, and other legal instruments and documents.
  • Ensure provision of optimum insurance cover for the assets and human resource of the Company.
  • Coordinate the preparation of the Chairman’s Review annually and timely printing of annual Report of Accounts
  • Keeping custody of title documents, property administration, including leasing and rent collection
  • Plan for resource requirements for the department
  • Manage human, financial and material resources assigned to the department
  • Nurture departmental competencies and promoting a working environment that optimises individual and team potential.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to staff in the department
  • Manage performance in order to achieve department targets.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Educational Qualifications and Professional Qualifications
  • Degree – Bachelor of Laws
  • Diploma in Law (KSL)
  • Advocate of High Court Kenya
  • Member Law Society of Kenya
  • Computer Literacy
  • 5 years’ experience in an institution legal set up, two of which must be at management level
  • Strategic in mindset and sense of corporate result focus
  • Good administrative and coordination skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively supervise, motivate, train, mentor and performance – manage staff
  • Good networking and relationship building skills.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the specified requirements should send their applications stating the current and expected salary, detailed curriculum vitae, copies of all academic certificates, testimonials, valid certificate of good conduct to the address below to be received not later than 28th September, 2016. 
Quote Job Title & Ref No on the envelope.
The Managing Director
Kenya National Trading Corporation
P.O. Box 30587 – 00100

Kenya National Trading Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women, Persons with Disabilities and people from the marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates shall be contacted.

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Updated: September 15, 2016 — 8:36 am