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Corporation Secretary Job Vacancy

Excellent Career Opportunity

Corporation Secretary

Duties and Responsibilities

The position reports to the Managing Director for efficient legal, advisory and secretariat services to the Management and the Board of Directors. 

The specific tasks will include:
  • Participating in negotiations on concession related matters and interpreting concession documents;
  • Providing legal advisory services to the Management and the Board to ensure statutory compliance with existing law and regulatory requirements;
  • Providing Corporation secretarial services to the Board, and to the Management committees of the corporation;
  • Attending Board meetings and advising on legal requirements;
  • Inducting new Board members and ensuring preservation of records for all Board’s business;
  • Developing and carrying out reviews of the code of conduct and manual for the Board;
  • Advising the Corporation on corporate governance and environmental law issues;
  • Ensuring KRC procurement contracts comply with set law and regulation including local and international laws and regulations;
  • Attending to disputes between various stakeholders including customers and the Corporation and advising the corporation on all criminal and civil litigation;
  • Maintaining custody of the corporation seal;
  • Appointing and liaising with external lawyers to represent the Corporation;
  • Regular review of contractual agreements to ensure adherence to the terms therein;
  • Handling legal issues relating to employee and pension liability claims as well as carrying out due diligence investigations on claims; and
  • Advising and guiding the Corporation on restitution processes for illegally acquired land claims.
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Degree;
  • Masters Degree in Law or Business Administration will be an added advantage;
  • Diploma in Law (Kenya School of Law);
  • Certified Public Secretary (CPSK) and full paid up member of ICPS(K);
  • Must be a practicing advocate of the high court;
  • 10 years experience in Commercial Law practice, 3 of which should have been at a management level in a medium size / large Corporation;
  • Civil Litigation as an added advantage;
  • Strong analytical and organization skills;
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Terms of offer

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

The application form, details of the duties, responsibilities and qualifications for each position are available on the Kenya Railways Website

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form, attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation
P.O. Box 30121, 00100,

to be received by 3rd August, 2012.

Note: Only the short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Railways is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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