Kenya Tea Development Agency Legal Officer Jobs

Kenya Tea Development Agency Legal Officer Jobs

  • KTDA Management Services Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings Ltd and a key player in the tea industry providing management services to the smallholder tea sub-sector for efficient production, processing and marketing of quality teas.

  • To ensure continued success and growth, we are seeking a dynamic and highly talented individual to join our management team in the following exciting and challenging position.

    Position scope

  • Reporting to the Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing litigation, contract preparation and providing legal advisory on compliance.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting legal research;

  • Participating in vetting and drawing contracts, lease, loans agreement and other legal documents;

  • Participating in liaison with external lawyers on legal matters for or against the KTDA / Group Companies;

  • Gathering information and evidence on cases and compiling the cases as required;

  • Participating in maintenance and filing all court proceedings as per established systems;

  • Liaising with other departments on handling effectively company operations and legal matters;

  • Preparing legal documents as required;

  • Participating in handling insurance matters as and when required;

  • Attending to Annual General Meeting as and when required;

  • Participating in preparation of budget and ensuring effective control;

  • Preparing legal reports and opinion on matters involving companies and presenting to management meetings;

  • Drafting and reviewing legal documents and contracts;

  • Negotiating advocates, auctioneers’ and investigators’ fees;

  • Providing legal advice to KTDA /Group companies and KTDA Managed Factories

  • Collecting evidence and witnesses in the event of a litigation.


    The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications
    and competencies:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution;

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

    • An advocate of the High Court

    • Member of Law Society of Kenya with a current practicing certificate.

    • A minimum of two (2) Years relevant experience;

    • Must demonstrate high integrity and ethical practice.

    • Must demonstrate ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

    • Must be a team player who is able to work cordially in teams.

    • Must demonstrate ability to multitask.

    • Must demonstrate commitment to operational effectiveness.

    • Should have ability to solve problems by applying relevant business knowledge.

    • Should demonstrate professional expertise in the relevant work area.

    • Must have the ability to communicate for both written and oral communication.

    • Must be able to work under pressure.

    • Must be a flexible person, who is willing to learn and able to work flexible hours to achieve goals.

    • Must have knowledge in use of MS office packages.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Tea Development Agency Legal Officer Jobs

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