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Legal Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client is leading in General insurance provider.

The company is currently on a growth path with innovation as one of its drivers of growth.

With a physical distribution network of branches and other channels of product distribution, the company is positioning itself for further growth and would like to hire a suitable Legal Manager.

Job Summary:
Responsible for overseeing legal initiatives and activities within the organization.

 Oversee the development and operation of the legal function in the organization.

The Legal Manager will be reporting to the Managing Director and possibly assume role of Company Secretary.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure full compliance with the law, legislative issues, policies and procedures as stipulated by the statutes with a deep understanding of the competition and economic regulatory legislation in Kenya and the region
  • Oversee the preparation, vetting and negotiation of  contracts, formal agreements and other legal instruments to meet the laid down requirements for execution
  • Ensure safe custody of the insurance company instruments and documents such as organization seal, charged documents and suit papers, and ensure confidentiality and privacy of all legal data of the organization
  • Provide legal advice to the insurance company on all legal matters related to its activities and mandate premised on a platform that is well researched, reasoned and timely
  • Coordinate the preparation of agendas of Board of directors and implementation of action points.
  • Ensure that Insurance credit administration, financial, human resource and administration and corporate communication procedures and rules developed are compliant with legal requirements
  • Advising the insurance firm on all legal matters relating to employee relations and contract appointments for the entire staff.
  • Conduct legal research, investigations, preparation of witness for pre-trial and hearing, develop concept papers, prepare legal briefs and opinions as well as develop effective defense strategies, arguments and testimony in preparation of legal proceeding of cases in liaison with external lawyers
  • Maintain an up to date record of all matters that affect the insurance firm like Insurance Regulatory Authority regulations, Government laws, and International laws relating to the organization
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the Managing Director

Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • A Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B) or Equivalent from a recognized University.
  • A post graduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
  • A master’s Degree will be an added advantage.

Work Experience
  • At least 5 years practical work experience in Insurance Law and Commercial law.

Other Requirements
  • Member of law Society of Kenya
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate
  • High level of integrity and honesty
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess leadership skill and ability to work with diverse teams
  • Knowledge of operations of insurance industry and its interface with the Insurance Regulatory Authority
  • Sound Analytical and IT relevant skills.


Our client offers all the advantages one would expect from an insurance industry aspirer including a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

Application process
Kindly send your 2 page CV and cover letter detailing your experience, qualification and motivation for the job to, clearly indicating the job title as the subject and address it to the Recruitment Manager as soon as you read this advert.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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