KeNHA Jobs in Kenya - Assistant Director - Legal Services Vacancies

KeNHA Jobs in Kenya - Assistant Director - Legal Services Vacancies

Job Purpose

  • The job holder will play a key role in the execution of the Directorate’s programs and managing Board meetings by providing Company Secretarial Services.

  • Developing, implementing and managing an
    organization's compliance program.

  • Coordinating with state regulations. Planning, implementing and overseeing risk-related programs.

  • Creating and coordinating proper reporting channels for compliance issues.

    Job Description

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Advising the Authority on all legal matters that may arise in the Authority’s operations;

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

  • Following up on cases filed against the Authority and preparation of legal reports and

  • Assisting in developing, implementing and reviewing legal policies and procedures to
    ensure that they are in tandem with the existing legislation;

  • Negotiating for contracts;

  • Coordinating service providers in legal matters involving the Authority;

  • Initiating legal action on behalf of the Authority on recovery measures;

  • Undertaking legal research;

  • Advising the Authority on the legislation that affect the Road Sub-Sector and changes made thereof;

  • Providing Company Secretarial services to the Board through coordination of preparation of Board agenda and papers by Heads of Departments and Sections and arrangement of Board and Board Committee Meetings;

  • Attending Board meetings and communicating resolutions of the Board to the Heads of
    Departments and Sections for timely action;

  • Preparing Minutes of the Board in a timely manner and ensuring their circulation;

  • Keeping custody of the records of the Board and the preservation of original documents

  • Monitoring compliance with regulatory and legislative

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

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

    Job Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

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

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines; Law, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;

  • Admitted as an advocate of the High Court Kenya;

  • Annual Practicing Certificate from the Law Society of Kenya;

  • Certificate of good standing from the Law Society of Kenya;

  • Demonstrated Management Competency including Project Management skills;

  • Proven Proficiency in computer applications; and

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KeNHA Jobs in Kenya - Assistant Director - Legal Services Vacancies

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