Legal Services Manager Job in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing legal advisory services to the Corporation to ensure compliance with existing law and regulatory requirements;
  • Leading legal negotiations on rail operation related matters and interpreting operation documents to safeguard Corporation’s interests
  • Reviewing and providing advice on management of contracts to safeguard Corporation assets & reputation
  • Reviewing & authorizing conveyance instruments on acquisition and / or transfer of Corporation property / asset and ensure proper registration of the same
  • Custodian of ownership documents of the Corporation assets
  • Leading, advising & managing dispute resolution between various stakeholders and the Corporation to protect the corporation assets & reputation
  • Recommending the appointment of external lawyers to represent the Corporation and liaison with them to ensure service delivery
  • Managing legal issues relating to employee and pension liability claims as well as carrying out due diligence investigations on claims
  • Advising and guiding the Corporation on restitution processes for its assets;
  • Managing the corporations legal registry including updating legal documentation, regulations, ordinances, policy manuals to ensure compliance
  • Preparing, managing and monitoring the divisions budget
  • Leading, motivating and developing the division staff to ensure an effective and motivated team to achieve business and people objectives
  • Identifying, implementing and benchmarking best practices in management
  • Managing and implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a Recognized institution
  • Post graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and in good standing.
  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of Ten (10) years relevant working experience, Five (5) of which should be in a management level
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form KR/HR/08 that is available on the website, their testimonials, certified copies of certificates, National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV), to be received by, 10th July, 2024 at 5.00pm East Africa Time (EAT).

The details of duties, responsibilities and qualifications for each position are available on the Kenya Railways website;
When applying, quote the Job reference number on the envelope and the application letter. Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application:

  • A Signed application letter;
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating; current and previous employers, positions held, level of education, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment and names of at least three professional referees;
  • Certified Copies of academic and professional certificates; and
  • Certified Copy of National Identification Card or Passport.

Successful candidates will be required to present and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing the following documents: –

  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);
  • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration or Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and;
  • Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

Applications to be addressed to the:
Managing Director,
Kenya Railways,
P.O. Box 30121, 00100,