Africa Nazarene University University Secretary & Chief Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya
Africa Nazarene University University Secretary & Chief Legal Officer Jobs in KenyaJob Title
: University Secretary & Chief Legal OfficerGrade
: ANU 4Department
: University SecretariatLocation / Work station
: Main Campus
Reporting RelationshipsReports to
: Vice ChancellorDirect reports
: NoneJob Purpose
The University Secretary and Chief Legal Officer is the head of the corporate legal
services and the corporate secretariat services and is responsible for the legal affairs
of the entire University.
This role includes providing legal counsel to the Council and
Board of Trustees, the Vice-Chancellor, Senate and Management Board.Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks Develop university secretariat strategy, program, policy, procedures, framework, plan and
Periodically review the effectiveness of the University Council, Management Board, Senate,
Committees, and related governance organs
Manage procedures for the recruitment and induction of new members into the governance
organs of the University. Ensure each of these is properly constituted and congruent with
University statutes and regulations
Provide advice and guidance on the application and interpretation of the University's
governing documents and related governance processes and procedures as they apply to
aspects of the University's business. Also provide or obtain legal advice on various matters
as and when requested
Developing and leading corporate legal strategy to promote and protect the company's
Overseeing delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish corporate goals,
strategies and priorities
Maintaining proper corporate interactions with the relevant local, state and federal
governmental bodies, legislatures and the community at large
Advising the CEO and other senior corporate officers on a variety of issues
Participating in the formulation of general management policy as a member of the
executive management team
Organize and distribute the agenda, coordinate, facilitate, and record minutes of the
activities and discussions of the University's governance organs and committees. Ensure
that committee meetings and business are conducted satisfactorily, documentation provided
on a timely basis, and that it is as concise as possible, and its content is appropriate
Follow up implementation of action plans from meetings when required
Custodian of the University seal
Develop and monitor the department annual plan and budget
Provide technical advice and reports to management when required
I. Financial Responsibility:
II. Working Conditions:
Works predominantly within a comfortable office environment
Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).
Master’s degree in Law
Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
An Advocate of the High Court
Member of the Kenya Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya
Work experience required.
Minimum of six (8) years of relevant experience
Skills and Competencies:
Executive disposition, and demonstrate high levels of integrity
Ability to develop long term integrated and cross-functional operational plans
Ability to operationalize strategy into action for the function
Business/Financial acumen, business savvy, innovative
Strategic management skills
Organizing and planning skills
Applications giving full details of age, marital status, education and professional qualifications, experience, current post, salary and other financial benefits, copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, transcripts, the names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer) should be addressed to: –
The Vice Chancellor
Africa Nazarene University
P.O. Box 53067 – 00200
Applications should reach the office not later than 6th December, 2019. Applications could also be dropped at the Vice Chancellor’s Office at the Ongata Rongai Campus. Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please note that Africa Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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