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LEGAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT – LRA/10/2020

Posted On:
Closing On:
Friday, 9th October 2020
Thursday, 22nd October 2020
Location:Nairobi
Waajiri House, Argwings Kodhek Rd
48311 – 00100
Duration:
Travel:
Job Description:Reporting to the Manager, Legal Services, FKE seeks to recruit a short-term Legal Research Assistant who will assist in Bills Tracking. 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
Track the legislative calendars at the Executive level, National Assembly, Senate and County levels to identify all upcoming matters on Employment and Labour Relations
•Provide reports and summaries on upcoming Employment and Labour Relations matters
•Conduct legal research and prepare internal briefings on matters relating to labour laws and social policy
•Provide support in drafting of memorandums
•Track the status of various bills and maintain an updated tracker report
•Provide research support in other Employment, Legal, Policy matters within the Federation 
•Draft correspondence
•Provide support to legal and Industrial Relations Department as requested
•Maintain up to date records on bills, memorandums and other policy matters
•Perform other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
•A Bachelor’s degree in Law
•Post graduate Diploma in Law will be an added advantage
•2-years work experience as a Legal Research Assistant 
Preferred Skills:KEY SKILLS, COMPENTENCIES AND DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
•Research skills
•Legal drafting skills 
•Computer proficiency
•Analytical skills
•Interests and passion in Employment and Labour Relations mattersInterested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application (indicating current and expected salary), and CV with 3 professional referees through: Recruitment@fke-Kenya.org  indicating the job title and reference number on the subject line to reach us not later than October 22, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
FKE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Manager, Human Resources & Administration
Federation of Kenya Employers
Waajiri House, Argwings Kodhek Rd, Milimani
P.O. Box 48311-00100Nairobi

LEGAL/INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OFFICERS – IRO/10/2020

Posted On:
Closing On:
Friday, 9th October 2020
Thursday, 22nd October 2020
Location:Nairobi
Waajiri House, Argwings Kodhek Rd
48311 – 00100
Duration:
Travel:
Job Description:Reporting to the Manager, Industrial Relations, the Industrial Relations Officers will be responsible for assisting members in matters of Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) negotiations, legal consultations, trainings and conciliation of disputes at the Ministry of Labour. 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
 •Chair CBA negotiations meetings between Employers and the Unions and act as secretary
•Prepare CBAs and ensure that they are registered
•Advise employers in all Labour related issues i.e. obligations and rights of employers
•Assist members in resolving strike situations and initiating injunctive procedures in court as necessary
•Represent employers in the Employment and Labour Relations Court
•Represent members in conciliations/ trade disputes
•Represent FKE in social dialogue meetings
•Prepare training materials in Industrial Relations and execute the training
•Facilitate various Association Meetings and act as the secretary
•Assist in collecting subscriptions and other FKE debts from members
•Represent FKE in various meetings as assigned
•Perform other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
•Bachelor’s degree in Law, HR or a related Social Science field.
•Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or Industrial Relations
•Current member of the IHRM
•5 years’ progressive experience in HR, Labour and Industrial Relations with specific practice in collective bargaining and grievance resolution.  A legal background and experience will be an added advantage.
•Demonstrated ability to deal with Trade Unions and handle disputes, grievances and discipline issues
•Ability to negotiate, conclude and prepare Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs)
•Experience in training will be an added advantage
Preferred Skills:KEY SKILLS, COMPENTENCIES AND DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
•Strong understanding of the tripartite movement, labour laws and labour structures in the country
•Knowledge of the principles and practices of labour relations management in various sectors, demonstrated knowledge of grievance and arbitration processes. 
•Strong negotiation and relationships management skills•Strong oral and written communication skills
•Ability to multi-task and manage diverse tasks simultaneously
•Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
•Demonstrated ability working with highly confidential informationInterested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application (indicating current and expected salary), and CV with 3 professional referees through: Recruitment@fke-Kenya.org  indicating the job title and reference number on the subject line to reach us not later than October 22, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
FKE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Manager, Human Resources & Administration
Federation of Kenya Employers
Waajiri House, Argwings Kodhek Rd, Milimani
P.O. Box 48311-00100Nairobi

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