Kenyatta University Jobs in Kenya - Chief Legal Officer Vacancies

Kenyatta University Jobs in Kenya - Chief Legal Officer Vacancies

  • Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Chief Legal officer will be in charge of the University Legal department;

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management of activities carried out by the University legal function

  • Provide legal counsel to University Management Board and Council.

  • Coordinate preparation of all University Legal documents.

  • Interpret and implement University Statutes, Terms and Conditions of Service, Collective Agreements and other documents that have legal binding on the University

  • Offer legal advice to University on management and disposal of property.

  • Ensure University legal and regulatory frameworks are legally compliant through constant review.

    Key Qualifications & Experience

  • Master’s degree in law, Business Administration or any other related areas will be an added advantage

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Degree or its equivalent from a registered and recognized institution of Higher Learning.

  • Post graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.

  • Fully qualified public secretary (CPS-K)

  • Membership to relevant professional body – LSK.

  • At least seven (7) years working experience in a large corporation and currently holding a similar or equivalent position.

    Additional Key

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in determining and handling legal matters.

  • Demonstrated integrity and confidentiality in handling duties

  • Sound analytical skills

  • Ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.

  • Strong leadership skills including effective interpersonal, influencing and negotiations skills:

  • Strong planning and organizational skills.

    Applicants must also submit valid clearances from the following bodies;

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

  • Higher Education Loans Board(HELB)

  • Registered Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta University Jobs in Kenya - Chief Legal Officer Vacancies

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