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Senior Legal Officer (Litigation & Compliance)
- Bachelor's degree
- Expert (non-managerial)
- Full Time
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Responsible for assisting the Legal Services Manager in providing technical legal leadership andinvestigating and enforcing cases of violations against the Company, ensuring compliance withthe Company and Statutory requirements by providing legal advice to Management and theCompany.
Qualifications & Experience required for appointment
Minimum of six (6) years relevant experience.
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a reputable University.
Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a Diploma in Law from the Kenya Schoolof Law.
Be a Commissioner for Oaths
Be a Notary Public
Certified Public Secretary (K) will be an added advantage
- Membership to a relevant professional body
Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence indicating the Job Reference No. on boththe application and envelope and send to the address below enclosing CVs with full details ofeducation background, professional qualifications and attach copies of certificates, relevanttestimonials and National ID. Applications may be deposited at our Head Office, Kenpipe Plaza,a
nd ground floor in the APPLICATION BOX or posted.
- Participate in organizational performance contract reviews and business processimprovements aimed at improving organizational effectiveness
In liaison with the Human Resource Department, ensure Company compliance with Labourlaws.
Participate in Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations between Management and theUnion.
Participate in Disciplinary Committee meetings to review incidents of violations againstorganizational policy and regulations; handle disputes and recommend appropriate actionin line with the law, approved policies, procedures and regulations.
Review complex, sensitive and high risk legal matters in order to determine which casespose the greatest threat to the security of the Company
Provide legal advice and assistance on all aspects of government regulation and prepareopinions and legal interpretations on various matters related to the interpretation ofapplicable Statutes and Regulations.
Give guidance to lawyers representing Kenya Pipeline Company in courts of law, tribunalsand before quasi-judicial bodies and may negotiate settlements to protect the interests of theCompany in contested proceedings.
Monitor developments in legal research, participate in outreach programs to strengthencorporate governance and improve the quality of service delivery
Draft legal documents, interpret rulings and monitor implementation of laws andgovernment policies and regulations
Establish and maintain contractual agreements with externally appointed professional legalfirms to provide legal services in cases of civil or criminal litigation involving Kenya PipelineCompany
Gather evidence in cases involving Kenya Pipeline Company to establish and verify basisfor legal proceedings in order to formulate legal defense or to initiate legal action
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: PermanentJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: NairobiArea of work
: Expert (non-managerial)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 5 yearsRequired skills
: Policy drafting and development; Lobbying, advocacy; Contract drafting and preparation; Legal counseling; Legal analysis; Judicial processes and litigationRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)