Grant Thornton Senior Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Grant Thornton Senior Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and MUST be based in Mombasa to fill in the following position:Senior Legal Officer

    Job Summary

  • Reporting to the General Manager, the overall purpose of this role is to manage contract preparation & review, board meetings & related documentation, litigation, and providing legal advice to management and the Board and the appropriate course of action.

    Main Responsibilities of Job

  • Coordinate the department’s technical assistance and training to field offices in the aforementioned subject matter areas;

  • Oversee the delivery of Industries secretarial services to Company’s Board of Directors and coordinate the business of the Board;

  • Negotiate and manage the drafting of Contracts / Agreements/MoUs and other legal documents between The Company and other parties to ensure that the interests of the Company are protected;

  • Ensure that The Company complies with relevant legislation/Regulations and Guidelines /rules and keep abreast with legal reforms;

  • Coordinate and facilitate the induction and training of Board members;

  • In consultation with external counsel where applicable provide legal advisory and opinion to the Company to support strategic decision making;

  • Advise the Board and Management on requirements for compliance with corporate governance codes and relevant legislation;

  • Oversee the procurement of legal services providers and their effective management to ensure delivery of quality legal services;

  • Undertake legal research on best practices on matters relating to the Company core business and propose appropriate determinations, decisions, or recommendations thereon;

  • Undertake continuous and periodic review of executed contracts to ensure effective contract management;

  • Ensure safe
    custody of contracts and agreements and track their validity;

  • Represent the Company in legal proceedings, including preparation of amicus briefs;

  • Represent the Company in the resolution of complaints through mediation, negotiation, and reconciliation;

  • Prepare periodic reports on legal disputes and remedial action taken by the the Company;

  • Participate in the preparation of work plans, procurement plans, progress reports, and other statutory reports of the Company;

    Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution.

  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Kenya School of Law.

  • Must be a member of the Law Society of Kenya with a current practicing certificate.

  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

  • A minimum of six (6) years relevant experience.

  • Should have a thorough knowledge of the industrial sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements;

  • Should have the ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate assigned goals.

  • Should demonstrate the ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines;

  • Should have strong analytical and be result-oriented;

  • Should have high standards of integrity and ethical practice;

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Grant Thornton Senior Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya


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