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Senior Legal Officer Job in Kenya - KBC

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation is a State Corporation. Its aim is to inform, educate and entertain the public through radio and television services.

The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant positions with result-oriented, dynamic and self-driven people to achieve its corporate objectives;

Senior Legal Officer 

1 Position


The Role

Reporting to the Corporation's Secretary, the Senior Legal Officer will assist the Corporation Secretary in identifying, communicating and mitigating legal risks to the business of KBC in order to minimize undue financial costs.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Draft, negotiate and vet contracts on behalf of KBC to protect its interests.
  • Facilitate resolving of disputes in a manner that safeguards the KBC's position.
  • Maintain stakeholder relations through organization of strategic meetings, investor briefings and handling of routine inquiries.
  • Attend court, court registry and other tribunals to represent KBC in cases filed by or against KBC.
  • Attend the lands registry, Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) and other registries to transact relevant business on behalf of KBC
  • Assisting in ensuring KBC's compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements to avoid legal penalties.
  • Brief and monitor external counsel to ensure legal representation is effective.
  • Initiate and maintain effective working relationships with key user departments to ensure their needs are understood and appropriate solutions developed that support business needs
  • Bachelor's Degree in Law with a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Commissioner for Oaths;
  • Certified Public Secretary
  • Over 7 years post admission work experience in Corporate environment or a busy Law Firm.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may send their applications stating their current remuneration and enclosing detailed CVs, copies of certificates and testimonials, names of three referees, day time telephone contacts, so as to reach the undersigned on or before 25th November ,2011.

The Managing Director
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
P.O. Box 30456

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer

Deadline: 25 Nov 2011

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