Senior Legal Officer Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Senior Legal Officer

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the General Manager in ensuring statutory and contractual compliance by the Organization
  • Drafting and vetting of legal contracts and service level agreements.
  • Managing the legal risk of the organization.
  • Ensuring external legal activities are coordinated effectively.
  • Prepare legal queries and facilitate solicitation of legal opinions from external counsel to identify legal and regulatory risks and issues.
  • Provide legal advice in connection with the functions of the organization generally and liaise with external legal counsel on legal matters.
  • Provide periodical reports on activities and tasks undertaken.
  • Assist in managing the legal transactions, cases and issues of the organization.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from a recognised university.
  • Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Possess current year’s practicing certificate
  • 3 years commercial experience in law practise.
  • Wide knowledge of the regulatory environment in Kenya.
  • Additional qualifications will be an added advantage.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Good communication, presentation, research and analytical skills.
  • Must be hands on in interpretation and application of legal texts and statutes.
  • Proactive and self motivated.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Team player.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to handle pressure and work with minimum or no supervision.
  • Must be computer literate.

Qualified candidates to share their cvs to recruitment@cdl.co.ke with the subject as Senior Legal Officer on or before 26.3.2018

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be called



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