Kenya National Trading Corporation Company Secretary and Manager, Legal Services Jobs

Kenya National Trading Corporation Company Secretary and Manager, Legal Services Jobs

Job Profile:

  • The incumbent shall be responsible for management of Corporate Legal Affairs, provision of
    Company Secretarial services and implementation of the Mwongozo Code of Governance for State

  • The incumbent will also ensure effective and efficient management of contract administration, company insurance, and compliance with legal and regulatory legislation including provision of legal advice to members of management.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 Committee Meetings;

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

  • Keeping custody of the records of the Corporation and the preservation of original documents;

  • Advising the Corporation on various legal matters and monitors the compliance of the
    company with various regulations issued by the Regulatory Bodies;

  • Advising the Corporation and coordination with the functional areas in relation to various
    legal requirements which must be complied with and the legal obstacles which must be overcome in order to obtain the Corporations targeted results;

  • Overseeing and managing compliance issues within the Board;

  • Ensuring timely compliance with rules and regulations affecting the Board, including the Code
    of Conduct and Ethics;

  • Attending to all legal matters of the Corporation including advising, vetting and drafting of legal agreements in relation to the Board’s operations;

  • Providing advice to the management of the Corporation on all legal, regulatory and contractual matters affecting the operations, business interest or assets of the Corporation, including industrial matters;

  • Ensuring compliance by the Corporation of relevant statutory and regulatory requirements
    relevant to its business;

  • Safeguarding Corporation’s interests and ensure that they are adequately defended before the
    Courts either through internal legal resource or use of appointed external Corporation lawyers;

  • Preparing , vetting negotiating and executing contracts on behalf of the Corporation;

  • Nurturing the section competencies and promoting a working environment that optimizes
    individual and team potential;

  • Drafting and reviewing contracts and agreements and Corporation
    statutes and rules to ensure
    that the Corporation’s interests are protected;

  • Interpreting legal documents on behalf of the Corporation and its subsidiaries/affiliates; and

  • Keeping track on new legislation and advise the Corporation accordingly.

  • Ensuring that staff performance appraisal is conducted

  • Preparing and implementing the corruption prevention plan and strategies

    Person Specifications:

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must:

  • Have at least eight (8) years’ work relevant experience three (3) must have been in management

  • Have Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;

  • Have Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Law, Business Administration, Public
    Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

  • Have postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;

  • Have been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

  • Have a Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than six (4) weeks from a recognized

  • Have Passed Certified Public Secretary (K) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized

  • Membership to a relevant professional body;

  • Be proficient in computer applications;

  • Have demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability as reflected in work
    performance and results; and

  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

    Key Competencies and skills:

  • Strategic thinking;

  • Administrative and Coordination skills;

  • Analytical skill;

  • Networking and relationship building skills;

  • Strong communication and reporting skills;

  • Strong managerial skills and ability to lead teams;

  • Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills; and

  • Team player.

    How to Apply

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