ICDC Jobs in Kenya

Senior Legal Officer


The Industrial & Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) is a State Corporation established in 1954 to promote the economic development of Kenya though supporting the establishment and growth of industrial and commercial enterprises.

The Corporation has ambitious plans to become a high-performance public entity that will contribute meaningfully to the economic development of Kenya.

As part of our strategic realignment we believe that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the realization of our corporate goals and therefore must have in place, world-class human resources.

Job Purpose: To provide legal services in relation to litigation, alternative dispute resolution, commercial law practice, conveyancing, company secretarial services, compliance and to facilitate legal debt recovery.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and file precise and timely pleadings in Court and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
  • Attend Court and alternative dispute resolution proceedings to represent the Corporation.
  • Provide legal and technical support in commercial transactions
  • Facilitate and oversee realization of securities taken by the Corporation and undertake debt recovery.
  • Carry out legal audits and ensure legal compliance by various departments.
  • Provide company secretarial services to select subsidiary and associate companies.
  • Draft, vet, review, negotiate and provide advice on the implementation of all agreements, contracts and other formal agreements for the Corporation’s operational activities.
  • Effectively manage and co-ordinate with external lawyers, auctioneers and process servers.
  • Provide advisory support to other functions/departments in the Corporation.

    Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB) from a recognized University.
  • Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
  • Certified Public Secretary, CPS(K)
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate.
  • Five (5) years’ relevant experience three (3) of which should be in a similar position in, preferably, a financial institution.

    Skills:
  • Good analytical skills, knowledge of the business and applicable law.
  • Effective communication, negotiation and writing skills
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • High level of integrity and accountability.

    Note: This is a re-advertisement and therefore those who had applied for the positions earlier need not re- apply.

    Applicants are required to submit an application letter which indicates current remuneration and day time telephone contacts accompanied with a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:

    Executive Director
    P.O Box 45519 – 00100
    Nairobi

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    ICDC is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.

    Women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

    All applications should be received on or before 24th October, 2016.


    2. ICT Manager

    Job Purpose:
    The job holder is responsible for leading, directing, overseeing and ensuring effectiveness and continuous operation Corporation’s Information Technology systems in order to achieve efficiency and reliability of hardware, software, data archiving and disaster recovery management in support of the Corporation’s business.

    The job holder will also be responsible for the implementation of technology within the Corporation and direct the work of systems and business analysts, support specialists, system administrators and other information technology related functions.

    Key Responsibilities
  • Review, develop and implement an ICT Strategy that is aligned to overall Business Strategy of the Corporation.
  • Develop and implement ICT policies, procedures and guidelines to support the Corporation’s operations and enable it achieve its strategic objectives.
  • Plan and coordinate all ICT projects to support the achievement of the Corporations business strategy.
  • Design and implement controls and procedures that ensure accuracy and reliability in Date Capture, Data Processing and Dissemination of Information.
  • Design and implement information security procedures based standard best practice and Corporate ICT security policies covering information system applications and infrastructure.
  • Responsible for developing processes and assigning resources to provide support to the all users in a timely manner.
  • In collaboration with the Corporation’s risk function, plan and design disaster recovery plans for the Corporation to ensure service continuity in case of disaster.
  • Prepare and manage the annual ICT budget.
  • Evaluate technology developments in the financial industry and suggest improvements in the ICT area to the management.

    Academic Qualifications
  • Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Information Systems.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to Professional Bodies
  • CMIS, PMP, MCSE, MCSD and other ICT related qualifications.

    Experience
  • At least 10 years’ experience with at least 7 years of which should have been at a Manager Level overseeing relevant functions.
  • Knowledge of operations in the financial services sector and application of technology in this sector is desirable.

    Note: This is a re-advertisement and therefore those who had applied for the positions earlier need not re- apply.

    Applicants are required to submit an application letter which indicates current remuneration and day time telephone contacts accompanied with a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:

    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 45519 – 00100
    Nairobi

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    ICDC is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.

    Women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

    All applications should be received on or before 24th October, 2016.

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