Head of Legal and Risk
Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Permanent
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Our client, an innovative Group of companies that deal in Financial solutions, Gaming, Content and B2B is currently looking to recruit a Head of Legal and Risk. The ideal candidate Must have a Master’s degree in law from a recognized university, a minimum of 8 years’ post qualification experience with at least 4 years in management. They must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. Certified Public Secretary is an added advantage.
- Provide legal and risk management strategic input to company leadership, subsidiaries and affiliate companies.
Ensure legal risks are identified, resolved and managed appropriately.
Coordinate, draft, review and negotiate all agreements to which the group of companies is a party.
Provide legal advisory services on legal matters related to the company and ensure that all activities are in line with the applicable law.
Negotiating with clients and or suppliers for out-of-court settlements to avoid litigation in court.
Provide oversight on work assigned to external lawyers and drive performance in the resolution of legal issues.
Drive adherence of good corporate governance practices by the Company’s Directors and Management.
Administer and manage company contracts; Hold custody of all legal documents, seals, intellectual property and security documentation for the company.
Plan, design and implement an overall risk management process and business continuity plan for the company.
Provide oversight on company secretarial services to ensure effective liaison of external providers with the Board.
Ensure compliance and adherence to statutory and regulatory requirements and to the corporate policies, procedures and systems.
- Overall management of the legal department; managing tasks/targets e.g. clarifying roles, ensuring goals and plans are agreed upon.
: Diploma, Associate's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 7 yearsRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)