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 fulfill 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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