Legal Officer Job in Kenya

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

 Reach us not later than 14thJune 2024

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