Legal and Compliance Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Legal and Compliance Officer

Hiring Organization: Corporate Staffing
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Advertising
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 03/05/2024

Reports To: Legal Manager,
Gross Salary: ksh 100k – 130k,

Our client in the Advertising industry is looking to hire a Legal and Compliance Officer to provide legal support to the company in preparing, vetting and reviewing legal contracts, legal instruments, and all legal documents relating to the organisation’s activities among other related duties.

Responsibilities


Liaising with the county government to keep track of county outdoor regulations.

Monitor outdoor advertising regulations and carry out functions for the Outdoor Advertising Association of Kenya.

Advising the company and ensuring that they cater to the company’s best interest.

Supervision of legal claims including but not limited to claims reported at various police stations;

Drafting of pleadings required in small claims court and any arbitration proceedings that may be required;

Liaison with company lawyers in preparation for case hearings.

Provision of requisite legal services to the company.

Drafting and revision of legal documents and conveyance.

Custodian of securities and other contracts.

Drafting and vetting legal instruments including but not limited to licenses, marketing contracts, Joint venture Agreements.

Drafting memorandum and intervening on legislative proposals and policies for the Company and its agencies on legislative and other legal matters.

Negotiating, drafting, vetting and interpreting local and international contracts for and of behalf of the Company and its agencies.

Representing and interacting with panel advocates in court in all legal proceedings arising from any matter to which the Company or its entities is a party or has interest.

Coordinating with other departments in advising and handling legal issues arising from or relating to County entities, government and any other entities.

Conducting research and offering legal opinions on legislation, policy and any legal issue for which the Company has interests.

Advising the Company on matters relating to the Constitution, National legislation county legislations, international law, human rights, consumer protection and legal aid.

Assessing risk and compliance.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Law degree (LLB) from a recognised University

Postgraduate Diploma (ATP) from the Kenya School of Law.

Certificate of admission to roll of advocates of the High Court of Kenya.

Minimum 3 years of working experience in a corporate environment or busy and reputable law firm (litigation experience is an added advantage).

Knowledge in providing legal services, managing claims, administrative hearings, court rules and procedures and conveyancing. Litigation experience is highly desirable

Able to work with minimal supervision.

Excellent research skills in the field of law and related fields.

Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner gather and analyze information skillfully.

Good judgement and decision-making

Results-oriented.

Ability to work under pressure.

High standards of personal integrity.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Strong computer skills with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

Gross Salary: ksh 100k – 130k,

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Legal and Compliance Officer – Advertising ) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 31st May 2024