Kibabii University Deputy Chief Legal Officer /Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Kibabii University Deputy Chief Legal Officer /Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Requirements for Appointment:

  • For appointment to this grade, a candidate: -

  • Must have Masters of Law/Legal Studies degree from a recognized University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School with seven (7) years’ working experience three (3) as Senior Legal Officer Scale 13 or its equivalent;

  • Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with the current practicing certificate;

  • Must be registered with Law Society of Kenya;

  • Must have CPS (K) and member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya in good standing.

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

  • ICT Competence.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Deputy Chief Legal Officer/Corporation Secretary shall on
    the overall be responsible for the supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions of the Office of the Chief Legal Officer.

  • The Deputy Chief Legal Officer/Corporation Secretary shall have the following duties and

  • Ensuring compliance with Statutes, regulations and procedures;

  • Advising the Vice Chancellor and Council on legal obligations;

  • Drafting, reviewing and approving agreements, grant awards and contracts;

  • Overseeing management of land assets and Intellectual Property;

  • Keeping Custody of legal and Council documents;

  • Overseeing preparation of Council and legal reports;

  • Overseeing review of legal policies and practices;

  • Identifying,
    mitigating legal risks and developing remedial plans;

  • Representing the University in litigation and developing case strategy;

  • Reviewing progress of outstanding litigation;

  • Ensure that Council complies with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements as well as best corporate governance practice, including disclosures;

  • Ensuring Council resolutions, internal policies and procedures comply with legal provisions;

  • Provide proper advice and resources required by Council members to discharge their duties;

  • Serve as the focal point for all Council communications and engagements;

  • Maintain accurate records of Council and Committee deliberations, ensuring they reflect proper exercise of fiduciary duties;

  • Manage all Council and Committee meeting logistics, attend and record minutes of all
    meetings and facilitate Council communications; and

  • Facilitate induction of new Council members and assist in their training and development.

    How to Apply

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

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