Manager –Legal Research Jobs in Kenya

Manager –Legal Research Jobs in Kenya

Purpose of the job

  • Responsible for the implementation of policy and strategy related to Legal Research as well as offering team leadership in Legal Research functions.

    Tasks and outputs:

  • Participate in the formulation and ensure implementation of strategies for the Legal Research Unit.

  • Participate in the preparation of the Section’s work plan and budgets.

  • Ensure compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.

  • Manage the Legal Research and Opinion functions.

  • Manage the preparation of the Section’s work plan and budgets.

  • Review and advise Management and the Board on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.

  • Manage research and review of legislation and advise the Board, Management and the relevant Departments on changes in Law.

  • Manage stakeholder engagements (ICPSK, IOD, SCAC, AG, and Lands Registries).

  • Manage legal research function and provide legal opinions/summaries on changes in the law.

  • Organize staff sensitizations on various laws affecting their business.

  • Spearhead the review of revenue laws /legislative amendments.

  • Organise and participate in stakeholder engagements.

  • Promote career and continuous professional development of staff in the Section.

  • Manage the general performance of staff in the Section.

    Skills required:

    Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).

  • A Post graduate diploma
    in Law.

  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

  • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).

  • Computer literate.

  • Management and Governance courses.

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.

    Minimum years of experience

  • 5 years post admission experience in legal practice and legal advisory in tax matters, 2 of which should be in a middle level management position in a comparable organization.

    Competencies required for this role

  • Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills

  • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities

  • Excellent planning , organizational and analytical skills

  • Resilient, focused and results oriented.

  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Manager –Legal Research Jobs in Kenya

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