Manager, Legal Services, Job in Kenya

Manager, Legal Services

REF NO – KTB/03/2023

Key Responsibilities

Providing professional guidance to management and staff on all legal matters relating to the mandate, functions and operations of KTB on all areas of law including but not limited to contracts, litigation, arbitration, labor/employment matters and statutory compliance matters.

Handling, drafting and reviewing legal documents relating to KTB’s activities.

Provide timely information, advice and input on various legal issues to assist the KTB Board and management in making decisions that allow KTB to achieve its business objectives in an ethical law-abiding way.

Handling, coordinating and monitoring all litigation instituted against and on behalf of KTB and liaising with KTB’s external legal counsel to ensure KTBs interest are protected.

Manage KTB’s Intellectual Property portfolio.

Providing professional support in the drafting and the development of legislation and regulations where necessary.

Contributing to the negotiation, drafting, review and interpretation of contracts.

Communicate to the Board and Management the impact of new or proposed legislative and regulatory initiatives on KTB’s operations.

Ensure that communication from KTB is legally sound.

Tailor and implement overall corporate compliance programs and standards and conduct training and audits on an ongoing, on an as needed basis.

Carrying out any other duties relating to laws of the country or as may be directed by the Director, Legal Services.

Key Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate must possess the following:

Nine (9) years relevant experience three (3) of which should be in management position.

Bachelor’s degree in law.

Master’s Degree in a relevant field.

Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

Have a valid Practicing Certificate from the Law Society of Kenya.

Diploma in Law from the Council of Legal Education.

Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks.

Certificate in computer application.

Demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How To Apply

Applicants can access detailed advertisement and application details on KTB’s corporate website

Applications should reach us not later than 5pm (East African Time) on 31st October 2023.

No hard copy applications will be accepted.

Applicants MUST quote the Reference Number for the position applied for on the cover letter. Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

The successful candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity by submitting clearance certificates from the relevant institutions as stated below:

Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).

Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Tourism Board on to apply