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Compliance Officer at Africa Internet Group
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Who We Are: Africa Internet Group (AIG) is the leading internet group of Africa with already over 3000 employees in 26 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com, Kaymu.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com, Jovago.com, EasyTaxi.com, Carmudi.com and Lendico.com. 

It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by Millicom, MTN and Rocket Internet. 

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the globe, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment.

Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where AIG steps in. 

We want to create a well-balanced team of talented, truly dynamic and highly motivated individuals with a passion for emerging markets and Africa. 

Job Description 

Responsibilities will include supporting the Africa Internet Group on all legal and regulatory issues across East Africa, including: 
  • Drafting of and review of contracts with partners and suppliers 
  • Assistance with HR compliance 
  • Conducting legal research 
  • Assisting with litigation or assertion efforts 
  • Licensing efforts 
  • Ensuring full compliance with all relevant regulatory bodies 
  • Developing policies, processes and manuals around compliance 
  • Providing advice and guidance on legal risk exposure 
Minimum Educational Requirements: 
  • Law Degree and graduate from the Kenya School of Law
  • Holder of a valid Practicing Certificate 
  • Holder of CPS (K) will be an added advantage 
Required Experience: 
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a corporate/commercial law environment in East Africa
  • Admitted Advocate with a good understanding of East Africa Law 
Required Skills & Competencies: 
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English, Swahili 
  • Action and results oriented 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Strong inter-personal skills: Convince the people and your team that you are making the right decisions 
  • Well organized 
  • Resistant to stress 
  • Very independent with a strong ability to go further than the expectations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to understand new technologies with ability to communicate with the technical community
  • Being able to prioritize daily tasks
  • Corporate Governance management skills. 
We offer:
  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment 
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world 
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
How to Apply:
 
Interested and suitable qualified candidates to submit their application, including a detailed CV, daytime telephone contact, and two professional referees to:

hr.kenya@africainternetholding.com 

on or before Friday 4th March 2016

Give details of your current salary and the expectation in this position on the body of your Application Letter. Specify the position you are applying for as the subject of your application. .i.e. Application – Compliance Officer – Africa Internet Group

Africa Internet Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 

No phone calls please

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