Kenya Trade Network Agency Assistant Manager Legal Affairs Jobs in Kenya
Kenya Trade Network Agency Assistant Manager Legal Affairs Jobs in Kenya The Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) is a State Corporation under the National Treasury whose mandate is to implement, operationalize and manage the Kenya National Electronic Single Window System (Kenya TradeNet System) as well as Trade Facilitation.
To fulfil our mandate, we wish to engage suitably qualified candidates who meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Kenya Constitution for the following positions;
Assistant Manager Legal Affairs
Purpose for the Job
Provide advisory to Management and Board on legal issues.
Ensure that the Agency’s legal obligations are met in accordance with its mandate.
Duties and Responsibilities
Deputize the Corporation Secretary and Legal Affairs Manager in managing the department and supervise other staff in the department;
Drafting, review and provision of legal advice on relevant matters and related documentations as required;
Review ongoing legal cases and advice management accordingly;
Liaise with relevant departments to identify legal risks and ensure that appropriate action has been taken to address the risks;
Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management especially on contract management;
Handle all commercial claims against the Agency and protect the interest of the Agency;
Monitor progress of ongoing litigation and liaise with and manage external lawyers;
Continuously monitor compliance with statutory obligations and advise management accordingly;
Prepare the annual Board Calendar and disseminate to Management staff;
Follow up with Management to ensure all Board papers are ready and disseminated on time;
Collate and analyze data related to the Board and Board activities;
Liaise with relevant authority for evaluation of the Board;
Ensure compliance with Mwongozo Guidelines on Board affairs;
Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.
Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience
Master’s degree in a relevant field from a reputable institution;
Bachelor’s degree in Law or equivalent degree from a reputable institution;
Post graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law or such similar qualification from a reputable institution;
An advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a member of the Law Society of Kenya;
Attended a senior management course lasting not less than two (2) weeks;
Certificate in Computer applications;
Working experience of not less than eight years (8), three (3) of which must have been at Principal Legal Officer level in the Agency or in a comparable
position in the Public service or in other reputable organization;
Meets the provision of chapter six of the Constitution
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Trade Network Agency Assistant Manager Legal Affairs Jobs in Kenya
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