St Andrew’s Turi - Legal & Compliance Officer Jobs in Kenya

St Andrew’s Turi - Legal & Compliance Officer Jobs in Kenya

About the Company

  • St Andrew’s School, Turi is highly respected in Kenya and regarded as one of the leading international schools in East Africa. Numbering 550 pupils, it comprises two semi-autonomous schools: a Preparatory School of circa 220 pupils between the ages of 3 and 13 and a Senior School of circa 330 pupils between the ages of 13 and 18.

  • It is fully coeducational and the great majority are boarders. The School has an overtly Christian foundation and sees its overall aim as encouraging young men and women to ‘live and lead with integrity’.

    Job Summary

  • St Andrew’s, Turi is seeking to appoint a Legal & Compliance Officer (LCO) responsiblefor the School’s Legal, Secretarial & Compliance needs.

    About the Role

  • Reporting to the Board of Governors & Finance & Strategy Director, this position isresponsible to ensure the school’s company secretarial needs are met. In addition tothat wider compliance (external & internal), as well as being first level review for alllegal matters.

    Skills and Attributes

    • Proactive, sound judgement combined with the highest standards of personal integrity, energy, stamina, enthusiasm and a sense of humor.

    • Ability to work dynamically and flexibly as part of a leadership team,to show initiative and imagination and the ability to inspire others.

    • The presence, intellect, tact and credibility to represent the Schoolat all levels and to a variety of audiences, both internal and external.

    • Vision, creative flair and commercial acumen combined with the ability to operate at a strategic level.

    • Client focused and target driven.

    • High levels of discretion and confidentiality.

    • The ability to manage and prioritise a diverse workload, to meet deadlines, and to work calmly under pressure.

    • Highly literate and numerate, excellent in the use of IT and in the development of operational systems.

    • High work standards evidenced by a consistently thorough detailed and organised approach.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Lawor relevant discipline.

    • High Court Advocate,with practicing certificate.

    • Certified Company Secretary.

    • ICPSK registration, with apracticing certificate.


    • A demonstrable understanding of the principles of Companylegal & complianceneeds & requirements.

    • IT systems literate.

    • A commitment topromoting andsafeguarding thewelfare of children.

    • Understanding of wider legal& compliance benchmarkswithin Kenya and worldwide.


    • 5-7 years’ experience inCompany Secretarialwork.

    • A track record ofsuccess in managingCompany legal matters.

    • Ability to train staff toachieve high compliancelevels.

    • Demonstrated ability towork effectively in amulticultural team.

    • Ability to achieve riskmanagement goals

    • Ability to take initiative toidentify opportunities andtake appropriate action,organize and managemultiple priorities, workunder pressure and meetdeadlines.

    • Proven ability to lead andmotivate teams andindividuals without beingtheir line manager.


    The & Legal Compliance Officer’s KPIs include:

    • Company Secretarial (40%) o Seamless support as Board Clerk o Statutory compliance.

    • Other Legal & Compliance (60%) o School policies awareness, training & compliance o Risk management to mitigate all mid to high level risks.

    Required Skills

  • Reporting, Policy drafting and development, Contractual negotiations, Email correspondence, Commercial law, Contract drafting and preparation, Contract law, Legal analysis, Dispute resolution and arbitration, Labour law.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; St Andrew’s Turi - Legal & Compliance Officer Jobs in Kenya

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