Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital Manager - Legal Services/Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital Manager - Legal

Services/Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose:

  • An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Executive Officer for planning, organizing, coordinating and administration of all Legal Affairs of the Hospital and also serve as the Corporation Secretary.

  • Legal Manager/Corporation Secretary leads and directs the legal portfolio and establishes robust legal governance frame works across the Hospital to ensure that the institution's strategic priorities are achieved and are supported by appropriate legal, policy, regulatory and compliance advise and structures, and that risk is effectively minimized.

    Responsibilities:

    Manager Legal Services /Corporation Secretary responsibilities include;

  • Provide legal counsel and legal litigation services through the development and implementation of legal policy and governance frameworks, and the best mix of internal and external legal services to the Hospital to provide the highest quality legal advise;

  • Develop and implement legal policy, regulatory and compliance, and litigation management frameworks to minimize and manage risks, ensure compliance and facilitate reporting requirements;

  • Provide innovative, practical and contemporary legal leadership and expertise to resolve significant and complex legal issues on behalf of the Hospital;

  • Contribute to strategic planning processes at the Hospital to ensure that plans are informed by high quality legal policy, regulatory and compliance advise to identify, minimize and manage legal risks;

  • Direct the research, analysis, interpretation and delivery of high quality strategic and operational legal policy, regulatory and compliance advise and support services;

  • Resolve complex and sometimes unchartered legal issues to enable the execution of policy, program and service delivery strategies;

  • Anticipate and keep informed of Government direction and the implications for legislation and for Hospital activities to develop and respond to legislation and generate innovative solutions to legal matters which lack precedence;

  • Managing the volume and mix of legal, compliance and regulatory demands with the requirement to develop immediate responses to changes in Government priorities and anticipate and plan for future requirements while protecting the Hospital reputation;

  • Formulating policy and giving guidance on corporate legal matters;

  • Conduct investigations of alleged employee misconduct as assigned;

  • Coordinate appointments, schedules and interviews for investigations;

  • Conduct interviews with the affected parties for the purpose of gathering information regarding alleged incidents;

  • Prepares written documentation of investigatory findings and make recommendations to CEO;

  • Maintain a variety of complex and confidential files and records (e.g. investigations, case files, legal documents etc.);

  • Prepare a wide variety of written materials (e.g. Hospital reports, legal documents, correspondence, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference and/or conveying information in accordance with the Hospital requirements;

  • Ensuring compliance with regional and international instruments;

  • Coordinating stakeholders consultations fora;

  • Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good corporate governance;

  • Providing leadership and ensure efficient and effective resources in the department;

  • Reviewing and providing advise on legal risks;

  • Providing legal advice on tender documents;

  • Reviewing ongoing cases and advise Management accordingly;

  • Providing and interpreting legal information;

  • Conducting training and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff;

  • Reviewing and advise Management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures and doubles up as a Corporation Secretary;

  • Reviewing and draft contracts agreements, internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all Statutory and Regulatory requirements;

  • Participating in the formulation of the Board's annual plans, programs, projects and budgets;

  • Capacity development and Performance management; and

  • Managing quality standards and procedures

  • Acting as adviser to the Board; on good practice in corporate governance, e.g. giving guidance on the legal implications of the way it discharges its duties, runs meetings, and makes decisions

  • Liaising with Auditors, Lawyers, Tax advisers, Bankers and shareholders on Board Governance issues;

  • Ensuring compliance obligations under relevant laws and requirements of regulatory authorities are met;

  • Managing board processes - board and committee papers and circulation of agendas, minutes, discussion papers, proposals for the board and its committees

  • Promoting the compliance framework to safeguard the integrity of the organization;

    Strategic Key Roles

  • Provide guidance to the Board on
    their duties and responsibilities on matters of corporate governance;

  • Assist the Board in carrying out induction, Board Evaluation Governance and Legal Audit of the Organization;

  • Ensure timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee papers;

  • Be the custodian of the Hospital Seal;

  • Ensure annual returns are promptly filed with relevant authorities.

    Minimum Requirements

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

  • Served in senior relevant position in the Public or Private for a minimum period of ten (10) years, five (5) of which must have been as a Judge of the High Court or Advocate of the High Court or Deputy Corporation Secretary.

  • Master's degree in law from a recognized institution.

  • Bachelors of Law (LLB) degree from a recognized institution.

  • Postgraduate diploma in law from Kenya School of Law.

  • Membership to the Law $ociety of Kenya (LSK) and theInstitute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya PS-K), ot in good standing.

  • Must have been admitted to the bar as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and Commissioner of Oaths.

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.

  • Must be ISO trained.

  • Must be a trained mediator.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as legal documents, bargaining unit contracts, governmental regulations and procedure manuals.

  • Working knowledge of corporate and securities law.

  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

    Competencies

  • The candidate be in possession of critical Resource management skills for organizing, problem solving & conflict management, communication and multitasking.

  • Managing performance and driving outcomes through increased focus on results, empowering & engaging workforce, creation of foundation for knowledge & talent.

  • Establishing strategic directions through determining the current position, developing strategy, building the plan and managing performance.

  • Visionary/ Leading change being able to have self-control and self-discipl ine to effect position change and inspire those who report to you be able to display enthusiasm for the Vision. Your passion and zeal should reach others and inspire them to feel the same.

  • Policy development to help the department run efficiently in achieving objectives, comply with the regulatory requirements and build goodwill with internal and external stakeholders

  • Effective communication skills being active listener, clear and succinct empathetic, observant of non-verbal communication, providing feedback and developing trust and Rapport with your team

  • Risk Management be able to assess risk and develop strategies to manage the risk.

  • Technical competence required for technical proficiency to exercise effective control of operations.

  • Decision-making and problem solving skills being creative in identifying and developing options.

  • High standards of professional ethics being able to act in a way that exemplifies high Moral and Ethical standards

  • Managerial and administrative skills being able to set own administrative priorities, have skills to manage all contacts, have strategic insight , be agile at work, be tactical, process-oriented, and driven toward continuous improvement.

  • Leading teams being able to utilize your expertise, peers, influence and creativeness to formulate an effective team.

  • Analytical, problem solving skills, having the ability to examine information or situation in detail in order to identify key and important elements, their strengths and weaknesses and use these to compile a persuasive argument, make recommendations or solve a problem.

  • Discretion with confidential information being capable of separating your friendly relationships from your job duties and obligations to maintain confidentiality .

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital Manager - Legal Services/Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya


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