Legal Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Legal Officer

Hiring Organization: Mater Hospital
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Medical
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/22/2024

Position Summary

He or She shall be reporting to the Legal service Manager

Main Duties


Preparing and Managing contracts, Leasing security documents, MOUs, and other legal documents between the Institution and other parties

Reviewing and negotiating various agreements and documents with suppliers and customers including sales contracts, confidential agreements, tender documents.etc

Communicating with external attorneys to provide legal advice on the issues related to the institution’s obligations, rights, risks and organization privileges if needed

Collaborating with other internal departments such as HR, Finance, Marketing to ensure Legal Compliance for the institutions

Coordinating with Human Resources, Management Team, or external attorney (if needed) to enforce procedures and policies legally

Reviewing and vetting demand letters, statutory notices, pleadings, affidavits, and other relevant litigation documents

Guiding on litigation matters

Managing litigation records and regular review of litigation matters

Liaising with external lawyers to defend the institutions rights involved in contract negotiation, dispute settlement, and litigation if needed

Any other related duties assigned from time to time

Qualifications

Bachelors of Law LLB degree

Diploma from the Kenya School of Law

Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current Practising Certificate

3 years of relevant working experience

Skills and Competencies

Excellent drafting and reporting-writing skills

Strong working knowledge of contract drafting and Lease transactions

Analytical thinker

Ability to work under Pressure and meet tight deadlines

Excellent interpersonal skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

How To Apply

If you are interested in the above position and you meet the requirements listed, please send your application together with a detailed CV, Copies of Academic Certificates, three [3] referees and include their telephone contacts and email address to hrrecruit@materkenya.com