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Legal Officers and Security Officers Jobs in Kenya

A local financial institution hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and self-motivated individuals to fill the following vacant positions:

Legal Officers

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Drafting, reviewing and vetting contracts, agreements, security and other legal documentation.
  • Providing guidance on litigation matters.
  • Liaising with external legal service providers and ensuring external legal activities and engagements are coordinated effectively.
  • Researching and providing opinions on assignments.
  • Ensuring statutory and contractual compliance by the institution and;
  • Carrying out any other assigned duties.

Essential Skills & Qualifications
  • A Bachelor of Law (LLB) Degree from a recognized University.
  • A Masters’ degree in law or Business Administration will be an added advantage.
  • Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Certificate of admission to the Roll of Advocates of the High court of Kenya and a current Practicing Certificate.
  • Good communication, research and analytical skills.
  • Good grasp of court and arbitration rules and procedures.
  • Minimum of four (4) years post qualification experience preferably in a financial institution or a busy law firm.
  • Have commercial/conveyancing experience and particularly in drafting basic contracts, reviewing security documents, leases etc.
  • Have some basic experience in preparing litigation files.
  • Have knowledge of the workings of the Lands and Companies Registries.
  • Must be a hard worker and team player, able to work under pressure with minimal supervision and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Should have excellent organizational skills and analytical and computer skills and;
  • Age preferably below 35 years.

Security Officers

Key duties and responsibilities
  • Manning a high security environment.

Essential Skills & Qualifications
  • A minimum of ‘O’ Level with a K.C.S.E mean grade of C- (minus) or Division III; those without the required grade but have specialized skills relevant to the institution’s operations will be considered.
  • Must be a Kenyan citizen aged between 28 - 42 years.
  • Must have served in the Kenyan disciplined security services or Kenyan defense forces.
  • Must be of good health and without any criminal record.
  • Must be conversant with modern security techniques and equipment.
  • A valid accident free driving license of class BCE or motor cycle rider and computer knowledge will be an added advantage.

Applicants should send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic & professional certificates, testimonials and ID card to:

The Advertiser
P.O Box 49010-00100

So as to be received on or before 25th April, 2014.

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