KASNEB Principal Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

KASNEB Principal Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Specifications

Reporting to the Corporation Secretary and Director Legal Services, the job holder will be
responsible for:

  • Advising the Board on all legal matters that may arise in its operations;

  • Drawing and vetting of Contracts, agreements and other legal documents;

  • Following up on cases filed against the Board and preparation of legal reports and opinions;

  • Developing, implementing and reviewing legal policies and procedures to ensure that they are in accord with the existing legislation;

  • Negotiating for contracts;

  • Coordinating service providers in legal matters involving the Board;

  • Initiating legal action on behalf of the Board;

  • Undertaking legal research;

  • Advising the Board on the legislation that affect the Board and changes made thereof.

  • Providing of day to day legal and regulatory support to the functional areas covering general compliance queries.

  • Monitoring compliance with legal, regulatory and statutory requirements;

  • Liaising with external lawyers on all cases filed against the Board to ensure instructions, witnesses and statements are procured on time;

  • Undertaking any other duties as will be assigned by the Secretary/Chief Executive
    Officer from time to time.

    Duties and Responsibilities Entail Assisting the Corporation Secretary in:

  • Providing secretarial services to the Board and its Committees.

  • Providing guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of

  • Facilitating Board induction and development and implementation of the Capacity building programmes;

  • Preparing and managing Board Work-Plans;

  • Facilitating Annual Board Evaluation;

  • Facilitating Governance Audits;

  • Initiating the Development and implementation of the Board Charters, Terms of Reference and the Code of Conduct and Ethics;

  • Preparing and Circulating Board and Committee Papers;

  • Maintaining and updating the Register of Conflict of Interest.

  • Keeping safe custody and accounting for the Corporation’s seal, securities,
    agreements, minutes, titles and other legal instruments.

  • Undertaking any other duties as will be assigned by the Secretary/Chief Executive Officer from time to time.

    Person Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Master’s Degree in Law, Business related field or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

  • Bachelors of Laws degree from a recognized institution;

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;

  • Admitted as an advocate of the High Court Kenya;

  • Hold a valid practicing certificate;

  • A minimum of eight (8) years and at least three (3) years experience in supervisory role in the Public or Private Sector;

  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya;

  • Certified Secretary Kenya

  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

  • Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution. This will be subject to submission upon offer of job for the successful candidate.

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Proficiency in IT;

  • Analytical skills;

  • Strong communication and reporting skills;

  • Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills;

  • Team player

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KASNEB Principal Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

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