Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya Nyayo Tea Zones
Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya Nyayo Tea ZonesLegal Officer Job at Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation
Reporting to the Corporation’s Secretary, the job holder will be responsible for provision of Legal Services in order to meet the Corporation’s goals and objectivesVetting and drawing of contract, lease and other legal as required.
Responsibilities for the Legal Officer Job
Liaising with external lawyers on legal matters for and against the Corporation
Representing the Corporation in legal, civil and criminal court proceedings and ensuring timely gathering of evidence as required.
Participating in review and formulation of legal policies.
Maintaining and filling all court proceedings as per established systems and procedures.
Preparing legal documents as required
Participating in preparation of budget and ensuring effective control.
Supervising, appraising staff and identifying their development and training needs.
Preparing legal reports and opinion on matters involving Corporation and presenting to management meetings
Taking proceeding from Management meetings and preparing minutes as required.
Gathering information and evidence on cases and compiling the cases as required.
Safe keeping of the Corporation’s valuable documents including log books, title deeds and ensuring that they released with the approved policies and procedures.
Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.
Ensuring prompt compliance with legal requirements.
Maintenance of accurate legal records
Legal advisor of the Corporation with regard to all legal matters.
Guiding and advising on the formulation and review of all the policies of the Corporation in accordance with the Constitutional requirements.
Participating in insurance matters as and when required.
Advising the Corporation on interpretation of various policies entered into by the Corporation and other stakeholders.
Handling arbitration, negotiations and mediation matters where the Corporation is involved.
Preparing legal audit for the Corporation.PERSON SPECIFICATION:
Legal Officer Job Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized university
Postgraduate Diploma in Law.
Certified Secretary is an added advantage.
Valid current practicing certificate.
Certificate of admission to the bar.
Five years’ relevant experience in a busy organization
Good people management skills
Excellent Verbal and written communication
Attention to details
Critical thinking skills
Problem solving skills
Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.
Note:All candidates must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and obtain appropriate certification from the;
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Directorate of Criminal Investigations,
High Education Loans Board (HELB).
Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
How to Apply
Interested qualified candidates should submit their applications, enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae, day time mobile telephone contacts, current gross salary, names and contacts of three referees, copies of certified relevant professional and academic certificates and testimonials.
Applicants should indicate the position applied for at the top of the envelope to be received before 9 /10/2018 and addressed to the-:
Nyayo Tea Zones Dev. Corp.
P.O Box 48552
Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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