Legal Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Legal Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


  • Our Client in the Insurance Industry seeks to recruit a Legal Manager for their Life business.

  • The legal manager will be responsible for efficient and effective management of the Life Legal Unit and ensure the company’s interests are protected.

    Responsibilities

  • Supporting the organization in managing legal risk by proactively researching and responding to various issues affecting the business.

  • Reviewing and advising management on legal implications of internal policies, procedures and other documents and ensuring that they are compliant with all statutory or legal requirements.

  • Providing daily interaction and advice to the departmental heads on all aspects of the Company’s business

  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies, procedures and other documents and ensure that they are compliant with all statutory or legal requirements.

  • Manage legal risk within the business by taking responsibility for providing legal advice to the business on all legal matters affecting their individual departmental transactions

  • Manage litigious cases to ensure that all matters are handled efficiently and cost effectively Contract negotiation

  • Ensure that all contracts that the organization is entering into are negotiated within time and all the concluded contracts are entered into the organization contract register.

  • Legal oversight on all claims management matters including processes, systems, investigations, negotiations and court matters

  • Ensuring the Company operates within the laid down regulations and guidelines as far as claims are concerned

  • Overseeing all legal matters, including managing external legal counsel and providing
    regulatory liaison

    Qualifications

  • LLB Degree from a recognized University.

  • Advocate of the High court.

  • Active member of LSK.

  • At least 8years’ relevant work experience.

    Desired Skills and Qualities

  • Knowledge in insurance products and services, preferably in Life business.

  • Knowledge of claims management/handling.

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

  • A team player with initiative.

  • Ensuring the Company operates within the laid down regulations and guidelines as far as claims are concerned

  • Good coordination skills to handle the various tasks assigned.

  • Proven ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as a team player in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment

  • Exceptionally good skills in the legal negotiation

  • Ability to draft and manage complex legal documentation

    How to Apply:

  • Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address:

  • jobs1@hcsafrica.com with Legal Manager-insurance on the Subject line.

  • Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries.


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