Kibabii University Corporation Secretary / Chief Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kibabii University Corporation Secretary / Chief Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya


Requirements for Appointment:

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) from a recognized institution;

  • A Master’s degree in Law (LL.M) from a recognized institution;

  • Served in the grade of Deputy Chief Legal Officer Grade 14 or in a comparable and relevant
    position for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • A valid Practicing Certificate from Law Society of Kenya;

  • Be a registered member of the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya (ICS);

  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya in good standing;

  • PhD in Law from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

  • Certificate in Leadership/Governance course lasting not less than six (6) weeks will be an added advantage;

  • Certificate in Computer Applications skills from a recognized institution; and

  • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence in legal work as reflected in proven work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Corporation Secretary/Chief Legal Officer shall have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the University’s compliance with Statutes, Regulations and Procedures;

  • Advising the University Council and the Vice Chancellor on legal matters and obligations;

  • Drafting and reviewing agreements,
    grants, awards and contracts;

  • Overseeing the Legal Management of the University’s Intellectual Property and other Assets including Land;

  • Maintaining Custody of the University’s Legal and Council documents;

  • Overseeing preparation of the University’s Council and Legal reports;

  • Overseeing review of the University’s Legal Policies and Practices;

  • Identifying and mitigating legal risks as well as developing remedial plans;

  • Managing the University’s litigation portfolio, developing case strategy and reviewing
    progress of ongoing litigation;

  • Ensuring Council Resolutions, Internal Policies and procedures comply with the law;

  • Preparing Notices, Agenda and Minutes of University Council Meetings;

  • Attending University Council Meetings; and

  • Preparing University Council work plans.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kibabii University Corporation Secretary / Chief Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya


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