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General Manager Legal Services & Corporation Secretary

Job Purpose

  • General Manager Legal Services & Corporation Secretary and shall be responsible for the provision of Board secretariat services, Legal advice, Litigation Management, Regulatory Compliance, contract and Lease preparation, custody of all Corporation Tittle deeds and Logbooks, insurance Management and the implementation of good Corporate Governance [circular from Attorney General on taking of legal matters in court] Articles of association, the State Corporation’s Act, and Mwongozo Code of Governance for State Corporations 2015.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of Corporate Management.
  • Keeping custody of the Board’s seal, Board Committee documents contracts, agreements and other documents.
  • Providing advice on legal and corporate matters to the Board through interpretation and writing legal opinions.
  • Inducting, training and updating the Board and Committee charters, preparing Board work plans, Board evaluation, governance audit, and implementation of the code of conduct and ethics.
  • Ensuring timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee papers and minutes.
  • Custodian of the seal of the organization and account to the Board for its use;
  • Maintaining and updating the register of conflicts of interest.
  • Ensuring Board members are aware of all relevant laws affecting the organization;
  • Ensuring legal compliance to legislative provisions and regulations.
  • Developing legal strategies aimed at forestalling disputes, controversies and litigation.
  • Conducting legal research and representing the Board in litigation and various legal matters;
  • Liaising with external lawyers on court matters; drafting legal documents, leases and contracts.
  • Liaising with the Attorney General, law enforcement agencies and stakeholders on all legal matters.
  • Ensuring annual returns are promptly filed with the relevant authorities.
  • Ensuring that Legal Audit Compliance is carried out to confirm compliance with relevant statutory requirements.
  • Overseeing the implementation of Mwongozo, Code of Conduct at the Corporations; and
  • Ensure that Corporation Insurance cover is legally adequate and terms and conditions are complied with

Requirements for Appointment

  • A minimum period of twelve (12) years relevant work experience, five (5) years of which must be in Senior Management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized University.
  • Master’s Degree in Law (LLM) or any other relevant field.
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Hold a valid Practicing Certificate.
  • Postgraduate Diploma Kenya School of Law.
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK).
  • Certified Public Secretary (CPSK).
  • Be a member of the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya in good standing;
  • Certificate in Corporate Governance from a recognized institution.
  • Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

Key competencies and skills

  • Ability to think strategically and innovatively.
  • Proven intellectual leadership in managing people and financial resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal, management and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to mobilize resources and
  • Negotiation skills.

Assistant Manager – Legal Services

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draw contracts, agreements, leases, and other legal instruments.
  • Ensure the corporation is represented in court as necessary.
  • Conduct internal training on legal aspects of PCK.
  • Oversee preparation of budgets and ensure effective controls.
  • Monitor parliamentary legislation, and interpret it for the corporation.
  • Liaise with external lawyers in execution of the corporation’s instructions
  • Provide legal advice to the Corporation.
  • Prepare legal reports and opinion on matters involving PCK.
  • Liaise with other departments on handling legal matters affecting the corporation.
  • Ensure that the Corporations property is insured.
  • Undertake any other duties assigned by the Corporation Secretary.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized University.
  • A minimum period of ten [10] years relevant work experience, four [4] years of which must have been in a supervisory role.
  • Master’s Degree in Law (LLM) or any other relevant field.
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Hold a valid Practicing Certificate.
  • Postgraduate Diploma Kenya School of Law.
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK).
  • Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Key competencies and skills

  • Ability to think strategically and innovatively.
  • Proven intellectual leadership in managing people and financial resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal, management and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to mobilize resources. and
  • Negotiation skills.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates can apply by submitting a written application and up-dated Curriculum Vitae through the post and attach relevant copies of certificates and testimonials to the Postmaster General, P. O. Box 34567 – 00100 Nairobi not later than 6th October 2023.

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