Rama In-House Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Rama In-House Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Conducting extensive legal research and writing for the respective holdings of the Rama Group of Companies

  • Sieving management decisions to ensure they are in line with legal provisions.

  • Assisting the HR Manager in drafting legal correspondence for the Rama Group of Companies.

  • Advising management on legal risks that may threaten the organization.

  • Take charge of applying for any legal document required of the company.

  • Take charge of renewal of any legal document required of the company.

  • Take charge of updating any legal document required of the company

  • Initiate and pursue legal proceedings as required by the Company i.e., prepare writs, defenses, Submissions and other pleadings in civil cases both “for and against” the Company.

  • Prepare, file and plead cases in Commercial Court in pursuit of amounts owed to the Company.

  • Advise on civil matters that should be directed to external counsel.

  • File oppositions in matters where title is being passed or property is being encumbered and there are arrears due and payable to the Company.

  • Research and prepare legal opinions on various civil matters including claims for compensation against the Company.

  • Draft and/or review legal letters, contracts and agreements and monitor legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance, as requested.

  • Submit quarterly work reports to Management and the Board of Directors.

  • Submit quarterly reports on targets achieved together with an appraisal report to the Director.

  • Represent the Company at Arbitration and Public Utilities Commission hearings.

  • Assist in the formulation, implementation and/or amendment of Company policies

  • Provide sound legal advice to the Company
    and make recommendations to Management as necessary.

  • Attend special committee meetings and offer advice as required.

  • Complete administrative duties such as making copies, answering and directing phone calls and greeting clients

  • Coordinate appointments, including all correspondence and logistics necessary

  • Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence

  • Correspond with the company lawyer and clients.

  • Implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow.

  • Organize and maintain documents in a paper or electronic filing systems

  • Draft correspondence and legal documents, such as contracts

  • Call clients, lawyers, and outside vendors to schedule meetings, and depositions.

  • Performing all other duties as instructed by the management.

    Job requirements:

    Interested and qualified persons are asked to make their applications by:

  • A letter of application

  • A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include -professional engagement for the last five (5) years, three (3) professional referees and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment

  • Applicant’s recent coloured passport size photographs,

  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

    How to apply

  • Applicants to send their application to

  • recruit@ramaltd.com before 19th March 2021. Consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t get communication.

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