Assistant Manager – Legal Research Jobs in Kenya

Assistant Manager – Legal Research Jobs in Kenya

Tasks and outputs:

  • Provide legal advisory on requested/assigned matters through the provision of legal opinions, presentations and participation in internal /external meetings.

  • Provide pro-active and/or strategic legal solutions to business problems

  • Keep abreast on upcoming laws and regulations and advise the Authority on implications thereof.

  • Supervise the research and preparation of opinions on legislation that impact the Authority and make recommendations for any necessary amendments.

  • Supervise the drafting of legal opinions.

  • Adhere to and update the Procedure Manuals.

  • Manage legal documents and records and facilitate execution of legal documents in line with the Contract Management Policy.

  • Make proposals on the Section’s work plan and budgets.

  • Implement agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.

  • Participate in stakeholder engagements (ICPSK, IOD, SCAC, AG, Lands Registries).

  • Provide in depth judgment analysis on complex concluded cases as may be assigned.

  • Provide legal opinions/summaries on changes in the law.

  • Train/sensitize staff on various laws affecting their business.

  • Spearhead the review of revenue laws /legislative amendments.

  • Organise and participate in stakeholder engagements.

  • Review and advise management and the Board on Legal implication of internal policies and procedures.

  • Develop and maintain up to date repository of laws, judgements, gazette notices/legal notices and other legal documents pertaining to KRA.

  • Guide management on legal and compliance issues to
    ensure compliance with laws applicable to KRA.

  • Facilitation in the registration of trademarks with Kenya Intellectual Property Institute.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).

  • A Post graduate diploma in Law.

  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

  • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).

  • Computer literate.

  • Management courses.

    Minimum years of experience

  • 4 years post admission experience in legal practice and legal advisory in tax matters, 1 of which should be in a supervisory level in a comparable organization.

    Competencies required for this role

  • Strong administrative and managerial skills

  • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities

  • Excellent planning , organizational and analytical skills

  • Resilient, focused and results oriented.

  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Assistant Manager – Legal Research Jobs in Kenya

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