Human Capital Synergies Regional Lawyer Jobs in Kenya

Human Capital Synergies Regional Lawyer Jobs in Kenya


Our Client in the Insurance sector seeks a lawyer for its regional team based in Nairobi.

The regional legal team is charged with providing legal advice to the board of Client’s Africa and members of the regional team; implementing the Client Group governance policies;

liaising with in-house counsel in Africa operating entities to understand and monitor matters of legal relevance, including material litigation and impending regulatory changes; ensuring appropriate corporate governance in all of the companies under Client Africa’s remit; and building up a strong legal community within the Client Africa companies.

Location:

  • Nairobi

    Reporting:

  • Regional Head of Legal for Africa.

    Responsibilities

  • Support the Regional Head of Legal for Africa on pan-African regional matters;
  • Support the Client Africa regional team with legal matters, with special focus on the regional team members who sit in Nairobi;
  • Act as in-house legal adviser for OEs(Operating Entities) in Kenya and Ghana and provide oversight for entity in Nigeria;
  • Ensure implementation of Client Group system of governance in East African OEs;
  • Liaise regularly with CEOs and legal contacts in East African OEs;
  • Monitor quality of and use of outside counsel in East Africa;
  • Maintain oversight of matters of legal relevance in East African OEs, including corporate governance, legal
    and regulatory changes, material litigation and other matters.

    Requirements

  • 5-7 years’ experience in legal practice at an international law firm and preferably also in-house counsel;
  • Fully qualified lawyer;
  • Fluency in English and strong oral and written communication skills; French a plus
    Strong team player;
  • Ability to juggle multiple demands;
  • Quick learner;
  • Self-starter who follows own tasks to completion and takes initiative;
  • Able to manage senior stakeholder relationships.
  • The Client offers a wide range of training and development opportunities and career opportunities around the world. Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Some relocation support is available.

    How to Apply

  • Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: [email protected] with Regional Lawyer on the Subject lineApply by 19th December, 2018

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