African Trade Insurance Agency YPP – Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

African Trade Insurance Agency YPP – Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Description for the Young Professional Legal Officer

  • Reporting directly to the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, the Young Professional
    Legal Officer, in liaison with the Legal Department during the 12 months training, will be
    responsible for providing a wide range of legal services to ATI including but not limited to the
    following duties:

  • Assist in the negotiation, drafting, vetting and interpretation of legal documents, agreements,
    treaties and conventions including but not limited to: the ATI Treaty and Articles of Association, Participation Agreements with Member States, Operational manuals, Memoranda of understanding with partners, Insurance contracts, and Re-insurance agreements for and on behalf of ATI;

  • Assist in providing legal and technical advice to the Underwriting Department in drafting and negotiating proposed insurance policy wordings, insurance offer letters, loan agreements /documentation and other associated documents;

  • Assist the Underwriters in providing advice on legal implications of all insurance contracts
    and underlying commercial transactions;

  • Assist current and prospective Member States in drafting, negotiating and concluding various agreements with ATI and donors including (but not limited to) the World Bank and the African Development Bank;

  • Assist in liaising and coordinating with legal departments of member states, development
    financial institutions and other key partners;

  • Assist in interpreting issues related to staff contracts, partnership agreements and all other contracts to which ATI is a party;

  • Undertake research work in the area of law reform and development;

  • Assist the Human Resources Department in managing legal aspects related to staff and
    employment issues;

  • Assist in liaising and coordinating with ATI’s
    external legal advisors;

  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant laws of ATI member countries;

  • Assist in claims handling and determination; and

  • Other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications & Skills

  • Be a citizen of a member country of ATI

  • Be 35 years of age or younger by December 2021

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in law that is relevant to the business of ATI, with outstanding
    academic credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in law that is relevant to the business of ATI, with outstanding academic

  • Be a practicing lawyer in a jurisdiction applying common English law or French law or both

  • Have practical knowledge in insurance or banking or international public law

  • Have at least a minimum of three (3) years of relevant full time professional experience in the areas that are relevant to the business of ATI

  • Demonstrable passion for Africa’s Development and Regional Integration

  • Possess strong analytical skills and excellent interpersonal skills

  • Be proficient in ATI’s working languages, either English and/or French.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; African Trade Insurance Agency YPP – Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

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