Unilever Kenya Jobs

1. Unilever Kenya Welfare Assistant Jobs in Rift Valley, Kericho (Job Number: 170001HX)

Location: Kenya-Rift Valley-Kericho-Kericho-Plantations

Job Field: Supply Chain

Job Type: Regular

Shift: Day Job

Job Schedule: Full-time

Main Job Purpose:
To support the implementation of welfare policies, guidelines, programs and the Safety for Women, Boys and Girls program in close cooperation with the operational units and the departments.

Job Summary
  • Provide specific support in defining welfare standards for welfare facilities and activities i.e. houses, schools, social halls etc.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits of welfare facilities and develop corrective action plans in consultation with Unit managers in your zone and the Welfare Manager.
  • Coordinate research and data collection on Social Capital expenditure project needs amongst employees and advise Welfare manager on employee needs and satisfaction levels.
  • Coordinate monthly Dignity Enhancement Committee meetings in respective units and departments in line with the Charter
  • Analyse the trend of welfare and Social Gender Based Violence related complaints and cases in your zone, identify hotspots and root causes and design interventions to address them in consultation with the Welfare Manager and the Unit Manager.
  • Cascade all Welfare policies and the Code of Business Principles to all employees in your zones
  • Jointly with the Welfare Manager work with external stakeholders to deliver trainings relating to human rights, counselling amongst other welfare needs.
  • Provide assistance in the development of concept notes, project plans and documents, policy frameworks and gender issues for best practises as requested by the Welfare Manager
  • Lead in the designing of specific programmatic interventions with respect to the Safety programme in the zone.
  • Support in the conceptualization and implementation of welfare social campaigns on SGBV, human rights and Code of Business Principles.
  • Implement the Welfare Grievance guidelines
  • Provide psychosocial support to survivors of Gender Based Violence, their family and other persons in need.
  • Coordinating with teachers on Unilever Tea Kenya schools to provide school-based services for children who have been affected by or are survivors of gender-based violence.
  • Participate in the preparation of Unit welfare budgets
  • Work closely with the local administration and other stakeholders to protect the rights of the child and manage conflict at Zonal level.

    Key Requirements
  • A degree in any Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Human Resources
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in a reputable organization.
  • Experience and understanding of Gender development and human rights
  • Experience in provision of psychosocial support.

    For more information and job application details, see; Unilever Kenya Welfare Assistant Jobs in Rift Valley, Kericho

    2. Unilever Kenya Legal Counsel Plantations Jobs in Kenya-(Job Number: 1700026E)

    Location: Kenya-Kenya (Province)-Remote Kenya-Remote - Kenya

    Job Field: Legal

    Job Type: Regular

    Shift: Day Job

    Job Schedule: Full-time

    Main Job Purpose
    To provide legal advice to the business and anticipate, identify and manage legal risks that affect the business in the Plantations in Africa. Liaising with the BI team on the delivery and implementation of COBP specific structured awareness and training and deliver the Business Integrity Agenda as required.

    Job Summary
  • Legal review – review and advise on laws and regulations relevant to business operations and provide update on all changes to laws and regulations within the territory of operations
  • Effective management of legal risk e.g. through clear commercial advice to business functions, contract negotiation and documentation, management of litigation, training of staff and driving ethical and compliant behaviour to drive sustainable growth.
  • To advice and respond to queries on arising legal issues affecting the business.
  • To manage litigation and dispute resolution by or against the business including management of external counsel and other service providers.
  • To attend and support the various Plantations Leadership team meetings as well as other legal leadership meetings and support the Legal Director in providing secretarial services to the board(s) of directors of the various Unilever entities and their subsidiaries.
  • To oversee and manage activities or transactions affecting property belonging to the business including ensuring compliance with the terms under which title to the property is held.

    Key Requirements
  • Formal legal qualifications and training, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree
  • At least 8-10 years post qualification experience as a lawyer.
  • Strong commercial law background especially in the negotiation and documentation of commercial contracts relevant to Unilever’s business.
  • A good working knowledge of the following legal areas – commercial contracts, product liability, IP, employment, litigation, company secretarial practice, construction contracts
  • Good analytical skills/Attention to details and project management experience
  • Strong commercial and pragmatic approach.

    For more information and job application details, see; Unilever Kenya Legal Counsel Plantations Jobs in Kenya

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