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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

Responsible for assisting the Legal Services Manager in providing technical legal leadership andinvestigating and enforcing cases of violations against the Company, ensuring compliance with the Company and Statutory requirements by providing legal advice to Management and theCompany.
Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence indicating the Job Reference No. on both the application and envelope and send to the address below enclosing CVs with full details of education background, professional qualifications and attach copies of certificates, relevant testimonials and National ID. Applications may be deposited at our Head Office, Kenpipe Plaza, and ground floor in the APPLICATION BOX or posted to:

Kenya Pipeline Company Limited,
P.O. Box 73442- 00200


• Participate in organizational performance contract reviews and business process improvements aimed at improving organizational effectiveness

• In liaison with the Human Resource Department, ensure Company compliance with Labour laws.
• Participate in Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations between Management and the Union
• . • Participate in Disciplinary Committee meetings to review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations; handle disputes and recommend appropriate action in line with the law, approved policies, procedures and regulations.
• Review complex, sensitive and high risk legal matters in order to determine which cases pose the greatest threat to the security of the Company
• Provide legal advice and assistance on all aspects of government regulation and prepare opinions and legal interpretations on various matters related to the interpretation of applicable Statutes and Regulations.
• Give guidance to lawyers representing Kenya Pipeline Company in courts of law, tribunals and before quasi-judicial bodies and may negotiate settlements to protect the interests of the Company in contested proceedings.
• Monitor developments in legal research, participate in outreach programs to strengthen corporate governance and improve the quality of service delivery
• Draft legal documents, interpret rulings and monitor implementation of laws and government policies and regulations
• Establish and maintain contractual agreements with externally appointed professional legal firms to provide legal services in cases of civil or criminal litigation involving Kenya Pipeline Company
• Gather evidence in cases involving Kenya Pipeline Company to establish and verify basis for legal proceedings in order to formulate legal defense or to initiate legal action
• Conduct legal research, develop concept papers, prepare legal briefs and opinions as well as develop effective defense strategies, arguments and testimony in preparation for legal proceedings
• Liaise with Attorney General’s Chambers, Registrar General, law enforcement agencies and stakeholders throughout the country in connection with prosecution of offenders and to develop and advance criminal cases when the violation warrants more severe action
• Provide technical leadership to the legal team to develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.

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; Contractual negotiations; Contract drafting and preparation; Legal counseling; Research planning; Investigation; Labour law
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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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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