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Senior Legal Officer Job in Kenya


Job Background

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.

Qualifications

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.
  • Briefing and monitor external counsel to ensure legal representation is effective.
  • Initiate and maintain an effective working relationships with key user departments to ensure their needs are understood and appropriate solutions developed that support business needs.
Requirements
  • 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
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 29th February, 2012.

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

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Deadline: 29 Mar 2012

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