Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Legal Analyst Support Specialist - Jobs in Kenya

Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Legal Analyst Support Specialist - Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

To provide support to the Head of Legal, Kenya & East Africa in business planning, tracking litigation & closure of critical functional issues including Risk Management.



  • Support the Head of Legal in business planning, coordination and administrative support through effective liaison with relevant individuals within the Bank as well as with other Group stakeholders including:
  • Organise key business meetings and conferences and follow up actions.
  • Track performance and ensure closure of critical functional issues.
  • Support the Head of Legal on collation of reporting obligations to the regional office.
  • Provide administrative support to the larger East Africa Legal Cluster as appropriate.
  • Supporting the function on tracking litigation and coordination of meetings for the department.
  • Ensure follow-through of action points arising from key meetings that are to be addressed by the Head of Legal.
  • Manage any projects and other initiatives driven by the Head of Legal office.
  • Ensure follow-through of action points arising from key meetings that are to be addressed by the Company Secretary.
  • Oversee Record Management to Manage Records, storage facilities and ensure Records Management Storage Databases and the Critical Records Schedule is up-to-date.
  • Assist to provide a legal budget in line with country timelines;
  • Serve as lead liaison with regulators and other internal/external auditors with respect to deliverables from the legal department;
  • Assist to file and manage expenses against budget and in line with SCB’s Expense Management policy requirements;
  • Monitor and report deviations/variances in the unit’s budget;
  • Co-ordinate on-boarding processes for law firms and relevant vendors of the department as required from time to time;
  • Prepare and submit monthly accruals in line with timelines; Process bills and expenses promptly;
  • Maintain accurate record of same; Provide business support to aid existing and pipeline business initiatives;
  • Maintain register of external legal opinions;
    Performs varied work that involves moderate initiative and responsibility, to assist in-house and outside counsels with complex and variable matters
  • Responsible for assisting lawyers and legal professionals in executing legal transactions
    Prepares basic documents or contracts for review and evaluation by others
  • Handles routine litigation matters with limited settlement authority
  • Engages in communication with business clients
  • Performs legislative/regulatory tracking
  • Performs other legal-related tasks, such as updating matter management database with case specific information and providing documents requested by other legal staff
  • Performs administrative tasks such as scheduling, calendar management and organizing data and meetings
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.


  • Ability to build and maintain key relationships with Senior managers & leaders of the Bank
  • Follow up & closure of critical functional issues
  • Timely planning & delivery of projects/key initiatives
  • Strong interpersonal skills, capable of developing relationships with individuals across the Bank at all levels and comfortable in managing through influence
  • An ability to get things done and influence people at a distance.
  • Project management experience, or able to demonstrate ability in managing numerous tasks and projects simultaneously and delivering to strict timelines.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to ‘synthesise’ information from different sources and produce concise summaries of the key message into high quality papers for Senior Boards and committees.
  • Strong awareness and analytical skills.
  • Ability to distill information to identify key trends and issues and to propose solutions or actions to take advantage of opportunities.
  • Must be able to operate under own initiative and also maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
  • Proven arranging, management and delivery skills.
  • Sound judgement, sensitivity, persuasion and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of cross functional businesses and projects
  • Experience of managing people including Senior Management expectations, standards and quality

    Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding
    and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Lead to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
  • Exercise authorities delegated by the Board of Directors and act in accordance with Articles of Association

    Key stakeholder

  • Head of Legal, Kenya and East Africa
  • Members of Country Management Committee (EXCO)
  • Heads of Business
  • Heads of Functions

    Other Responsibilities

  • Embed Here for good and Group’s brand and values in the Legal Team; Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.


  • University degree/ Paralegal Certificate
  • 5 years relevant experience
  • Paralegal Certificate from an accredited institution
  • Technical skills (e.g., e-mail systems, Word, Excel, Access, Internet: Lexis/Westlaw)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to review and organize numerous related documents

    About Standard Chartered

    We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before.
    If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

    Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion.
    Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
  • In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realize their full potential.
  • Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.

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