Tower SACCO Legal Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Tower SACCO Legal Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Job Profile

Job Title: Legal Officer
Job Reference TSCCS:L.O.7/2022
Department: Legal
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer
Location Head Office

Job Purpose
  • The legal Officer is responsible for the provision of legal services in relation to litigation, contract preparation, perfection of securities and safeguarding the Society’s interest through provision of general legal advisory services to the Society’s functional departments.

    Job Objectives
  • Developing and reviewing a relevant legal and regulatory framework for the better implementation of the Society’s mandate.
  • Ensuring that Legal Audit Compliance is carried out to confirm legal compliance, statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Drafting, drawing up and reviewing contracts, Service Level Agreements, Memorandum of Understanding, leases and other legal documents to ensure compliance to statutory requirements and the Society’s policies;
  • Coordination with Legal consultant /liaison agencies for legal cases and disputes resolutions by providing briefings/discussion, providing required documents and follow up with the concerned on court attendance.
  • Timely and accurate preparation of agreements, Legal documents, Loan forms, Application forms and other documents in relation to the Society’s business.
  • Ensuring the efficient and proper perfection of all the Society’s securities as well as maintenance of its collateral.
  • Review of legal reports pertaining to properties to be taken as collateral and advising on issues related to stamp duty; registration of documents, etc as part of due diligence on the property related documentation.
  • Assist in the negotiation, drafting, vetting and interpretation of legal documents, agreements, treaties nd conventions including but not limited to: Society’s By-laws, Participation Agreements, Operational manuals, Memoranda of understanding with partners, Bank guarantee, letters of undertaking, Insurance contracts, vendor documents, Re-insurance agreements and regulatory obligations for and on behalf of the SACCO.
  • Conducting legal research and providing advice on legal and corporate matters to the Society through interpretation and writing legal opinions.
  • Provision and interpretation of legal information, conducting of training and dissemination of relevant legal requirements to staff.
  • Litigation management and reviewing progress of outstanding litigation.
  • Coordinating and ensuring representation of the Society in courts or other judicial authorities –
    including liaising with external lawyers on the execution of assigned tasks.
  • Following up on renewals or termination of agreements;
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.

    Background Requirements
  • Strong management, negotiation and report writing skills;
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Results driven and customer focused
  • Possess strong analytical skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    Formal Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in law from a recognized university.
  • Post graduate diploma in law from a recognized institution by Council for legal Education
  • KCSE C+ (Plus) with C (plain) in Mathematics and English
  • A minimum of (three)
    3 years demonstrated professional experience in legal practice,
    particularly in a Sacco or banking sector.
  • Be a member of law society of Kenya /Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya.
  • Be between 32-40 years of age.

  • The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and they will be required to provide the following upon
    being successful;

  • Clearance certificate from the Ethics & anti-corruption commission (EACC)
  • Tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • A valid certificate of good conduct
  • Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans board (HELB)
  • Clearance certificate from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    How to apply

  • You will be required to go through the Job Descriptions and specifications, and apply your suitable position by clicking to the link for the online job application form. Fill in and follow ALL the instructions given to submit. The applications should be submitted on or before 15th September 2022 by 6.00 p.m. Applications that are incomplete, received beyond the deadline or that do not meet the stated requirements will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that;-

  • Tower SACCO Society will not have outsourced the recruitment process to any organization or agency which, through website postings, mass e-mail messages, newsletters or otherwise claims to be doing recruitment on its behalf. Tower SACCO Society will only use approved and reputable recruitment firms on(exception basis only).

  • Tower SACCO Society does not, and will never solicit money for any part of its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background, and/or medical check-ups.

  • Tower SACCO Society will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity. Kindly be cautious, and if you have any questions and/or would like to report what you believe to be a fraudulent Tower SACCO Society recruitment person(s) or agency, please email to

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