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Legal Officer

Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) and Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) are Collective Management Organizations licensed by the Kenya Copyright Board under the Copyright Act, Cap 130 Laws of Kenya to represent producers of sound recordings and performers of audio and audiovisual works, respectively. KAMP and PRISK are both mandated to collect license fees from the users of sound recordings and audiovisual works and distribute royalties to their respective rights holders.
Purpose

KAMP-PRISK jointly, are seeking to hire a full time, resourceful and skilled Legal Officer to provide professional support at the Head Office in Nairobi. The legal officer will serve as legal advisor to the company. It’s the duty of the Legal Officer to oversee every aspect of the business’s legal affairs and challenges.  The Legal Officer will help the company minimize its legal risks by advising the company’s other officers and board members on any major legal and regulatory issues the company confronts, such as litigation risks. His/her responsibilities typically will include lawsuits, regulation compliance and training company staff to stay within the law
Responsibilities
·         Reporting to the CEO (KAMP) and CEO (PRISK), the Legal Officer is responsible for supporting the Company with the legal matters.
·         Advise the Boards and the secretariat on the changes to the laws affecting the two companies including the copyright law and companies’ law among others.
·         Ensure and advise the two companies and their staff and directors comply with relevant laws
·         Assist in the formulation, implementation and/or amendment of policies affecting the two companies.
·         Provide sound legal advice to the two companies and make recommendations to Management and the Boards as necessary.
·         Oversee law suits, possibly acting as the litigator on behalf of the two companies.
·         Ensure the legal records and preparation of legal documents as may be required r relating to the two companies is up to date
·         Draw and manage the annual legal budgets for the two companies and ensure they get quality legal services at reasonable costs.
·         Initiate and pursue legal proceedings as required by the two companies i.e. prepare summonses, injunctions, submissions and other proceedings in civil and criminal cases both “for and against” the two companies.
·         Prepare, file and plead cases in commercial courts in pursuit of amounts owed to the two companies.
·         Advise on civil matters that should be directed to the external lawyers or legal firms.
·         Liaise with and assist external lawyers/legal firms in the discharge of their contracted mandates by the two companies.
·         Advise the two companies on statutory compliances.
·         Research and prepare legal opinions on various civil matters including claims for compensation against the two companies.
·         Draft and /or review letters, contracts and agreements and monitor legal obligations under the agreements to ensure compliance.
·         Represent the two companies at arbitration hearings and public participation forums
·         Maintain a database of the status of all court matters involving the two companies
·         Submit quarterly work reports to the management of the two companies.
·         Maintain a database of qualified legal firms or lawyers whom the two companies can engage from time to time to represent the two companies.
Key Qualifications
·         Must possess at least a First Degree in Law or its equivalent from a recognized Institution and a Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law.

·         Should be a qualified Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and registered with relevant professional body and also with a valid practicing certificate.
·         Should have minimum 4 years of related work experience, of which must be in a similar position at least for 1 year.
·         Having good understanding of the Music Industry and the operations of Collective Management Societies(CMOs) in Kenya and or exposure to copyright law shall be an added advantage
·         Should possess high level of professionalism, integrity and ability to deal with confidential matters.
·         Should have excellent interpersonal communication skills at all levels (verbal and written).
How to Apply
If you meet the above requirements, please send your Cover Letter Resume and Expected Salary to the address below. All applications must be delivered on or before 10th January 2019. The subject of the email should be “LEGAL OFFICER”. KAMP-PRISK Email: hr@prisk.or.ke or hr@kamp.or.ke  

ICT Manager
Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) and Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) are Collective Management Organizations licensed by the Kenya Copyright Board under the Copyright Act, Cap 130 Laws of Kenya to represent producers of sound recordings and performers of audio and audiovisual works respectively.
KAMP and PRISK are both mandated to collect license fees from the users of sound recordings and audiovisual works and distribute royalties to their respective rights holders.
Purpose  KAMP-PRISK jointly, are seeking to hire a full time, resourceful and skilled ICT MANAGER to provide professional support to the company.
This position manages KAMP- PRISK ICT function. The position takes overall responsibility for all KAMP-PRISK ICT systems, software, processes, hardware and equipment, including the management and maintenance. It ensures that the ICT systems are readily available for use by staff.
Responsibilities
Reporting to the CEO (KAMP) and CEO (PRISK), the ICT manager is responsible for quality and process improvement initiatives. In addition, the position provides general ICT technical support functions including management of ICT projects in a rapidly growing and changing business environment.
·         Be responsible for all ICT operational activities and take responsibility for the effective management, performance and improvement of KAMP-PRISK ICT functions.
·         Ensure that all ICT operating systems and applications are secure and fit for purpose, continually reviewed and enhanced and that they will best deliver on KAMP-PRISK business needs.
·         Drive ICT medium and long term strategy and develop appropriate ICT policies for KAMP-PRISK Board approval.
·         Prepare ICT department’s annual business plan, annual budget and monitor and control expenditure
·         Advise on appropriate technology and infrastructure to support the organization in achieving its strategic and business objectives.
·         Manage and maintain all ICT systems, service contracts and applications to tender.
·         To train, manage and support staff in correct utilization of ICT systems and deal with routine queries and complaints.
·         Develop knowledge management systems to support the Board in delivering its statutory obligations.
·         Continually Update and Administer anti-virus, firewall and other IT infrastructure to ensure that all systems are secure and comply with institutional data protection requirements.
·         Create and manage new software solutions and new user accounts for effective delivery of KAMP – PRISK projects.
·         Collect, document and present processes, project and product metrics such as utilization, lead times, bug detection and quality statistics
·         Develop, update and maintain KAMP-PRISK website
·         To provide regular monitoring reports to the appropriate management team or board for decision making.
·         To develop appropriate Intranet policies to ensure that unacceptable usage and access is barred and to ensure appropriate reports and logs of activity is maintained.
Key Qualifications
·         Must possess at least a First Degree in Computer Science, ICT Technology or equivalent from a reputable Institution.
·         Should possess relevant computer course certifications(Networking ,Microsoft certification,  & security systems)
·         Should have minimum 4 years of related work experience, two of which must be in a similar position
·         Should possess software and hardware technology skills, database management skills and network administration skills, Experience working with ERPs, good communication and people management skills.
How to Apply
If you meet the above requirements, please send your Cover Letter, Resume and Expected Salary to the address below. All applications must be delivered on or before 10th January 2019 subject of the email should be “ICT MANAGER”. KAMP-PRISK Email: hr@prisk.or.ke or hr@kamp.or.ke

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