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Senior Legal Officer (Litigation & Compliance)

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Legal
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

KPC/ADV/50/2018
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

  1. Minimum of six (6) years relevant experience.
  2. Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a reputable University.
  3. Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a Diploma in Law from the Kenya Schoolof Law.
  4. Be a Commissioner for Oaths
  5. Be a Notary Public
  6. Certified Public Secretary (K) will be an added advantage
  7. Membership to a relevant professional body
Application Procedure
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,and ground floor in the APPLICATION BOX or posted.


Responsibilities

  1. Participate in organizational performance contract reviews and business processimprovements aimed at improving organizational effectiveness
  2. In liaison with the Human Resource Department, ensure Company compliance with Labourlaws.
  3. Participate in Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations between Management and theUnion.
  4. 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.
  5. Review complex, sensitive and high risk legal matters in order to determine which casespose the greatest threat to the security of the Company
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Monitor developments in legal research, participate in outreach programs to strengthencorporate governance and improve the quality of service delivery
  9. Draft legal documents, interpret rulings and monitor implementation of laws andgovernment policies and regulations
  10. Establish and maintain contractual agreements with externally appointed professional legalfirms to provide legal services in cases of civil or criminal litigation involving Kenya PipelineCompany
  11. 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 Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Legal
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Policy drafting and development; Lobbying, advocacy; Contract drafting and preparation; Legal counseling; Legal analysis; Judicial processes and litigation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Kenya Pipeline Company Ltd

Energy, utilities, environmentCompany size: 50-100 people

The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited is a State Corporation established on 6th September, 1973 under the Companies Act (CAP 486) of the Laws of Kenya and started commercial operations in 1978. The Company is 100% owned by the Government and complies with the provisions of the State Corporations Act (Cap 446) of 1986. The Company operations are also governed by relevant legislations and regulations such as the Finance Act, the Public Procurement Regulations, and Performance Contracting.


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