NHIF Head Legal Services and Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

NHIF Head Legal Services and Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

  • Reporting administratively to the CEO and to the Board on corporation secretarial services, the successful candidate will head the legal department and is responsible for the legal affairs of the entire corporation including provision of legal counsel to the board of directors, chief executive officer and other senior management.

  • The candidate must possess strong initiative, excellent management and leadership skills and strong business acumen.

    Job Profile

    • Provide guidance on the proper application and interpretation of laws and regulations and ensure adequacy of controls to mitigate legal and other risks that may arise.

    • Establish and maintain effective legal processes, systems and standardized documentation.

    • Lead the provision of legal advice to the Board, management and staff, proffering solutions to legal problems, constraints, risks, options, consequences and approaches;

    • Ensure compliance with laws, rules and regulations by the Board and Management;

    • Vet and draft legal documents including contracts and leases;

    • Liaise with other government agencies and on legal matters affecting NHIF

    • Render professional legal advice for any legal action to be initiated and/ or defending the interests of NHIF

    • Monitor legal developments and trends in policies, bills, and serve as source of legal information.

    • Review and provide of feedback on legal aspects of all Committees of the Board

    • Ensure the Board and Management’s compliance with regulatory requirements.

    • Preparing legal opinions, advisories and briefs on litigation matters where necessary.

    • Organize and establish day-to-day management of legal staff.

    • Provide performance
    guidance and coaching of the legal staff.

    • Prepare and timely circulate Board minutes and Committee papers.

    Key Competences

    • Ability to communicate and function in a change oriented setting with good knowledge of Public Sector

    • Ability to interact with senior officials of other state agencies, corporate and government and to present legal advice on various management issues.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

    • Strong skills in drafting a variety of legal documents and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely.

    • Ability to review under strict deadlines long and complex transactions.

    • Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other non-legal professionals to develop innovative solutions to conflicting interests and positions;

    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

    The ideal candidate should possess the following:

    • A holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized university.

    • A Master’s degree is a strong added advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NHIF Head Legal Services and Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

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