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Legal Officer

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Nairobi, Kenya

Export Processing Zone Authority

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Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration (NCIA)

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Nairobi, Kenya

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Citi Group

Legal Support Specialist For East Africa

Nairobi, Kenya

Fuzu Exclusive

Chief Legal, Risk And Compliance Officer

Closing: Feb 18, 2022

21 days remaining

Published: Jan 20, 2022 (8 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

7 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

About Yusudi:

We are a sales enablement community committed to nurturing lifelong partnerships with high potential talent and businesses to enable and accelerate their growth.

About our client:

With over 9 years of industry experience, our client has been creating value for the industry, banks and customers through innovation and an open-loop ecosystem to address the challenge of integrating retail payments in the country.
They are looking to cement their mark in providing efficient, safer, and secure payment solutions to meet customer needs. To achieve this, they are looking for a Chief Legal, Risk and Compliance Officer to join their team to serve as a resource on compliance matters, issues of institutional procedure, and corporate governance.


Responsibilities

About Yusudi:

We are a sales enablement community committed to nurturing lifelong partnerships with high potential talent and businesses to enable and accelerate their growth.

About our client:

With over 9 years of industry experience, our client has been creating value for the industry, banks and customers through innovation and an open-loop ecosystem to address the challenge of integrating retail payments in the country.
They are looking to cement their mark in providing efficient, safer, and secure payment solutions to meet customer needs. To achieve this, they are looking for a Chief Legal, Risk and Compliance Officer to join their team to serve as a resource on compliance matters, issues of institutional procedure, and corporate governance.


About the role:

You will be responsible for providing legal support to the company in preparing, vetting, and reviewing legal contracts, legal instruments, and all legal documents relating to the organization’s activities. You will ensure that the organization conducts its business processes in compliance with laws and regulations, professional standards, international standards, and accepted business practices.


What you'll do:
  • Being up to date with, creating, implementing, administering and enforcing policies and procedures required for the company to operate in accordance with the law and relevant regulations.
  • Reviewing and drafting all company contracts and agreements.
  • Educate employees on the legal requirements as well as the relevance.
  • Advising on data protection and privacy matters.
  • Implement/monitor compliance risk management plans/performance and advise the team on the practical application of relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in the gathering of internal information in response to regulatory requests.
  • Building and managing relationships with relevant government bodies and other external agencies to influence the government’s agenda and ensure the best possible operating environment for the company.

About you:
  • You have at least 7+ years leading end-to-end legal and compliance operations preferably in a fast-paced environment.
  • You possess deep legal knowledge with extensive experience in corporate governance, risk management, and compliance preferably with regional exposure.
  • You have experience supporting financial transactions, working closely with investors, partners, and financial institutions to ensure compliance and the safeguarding of company interests.
  • You have a good knowledge of public policy to assess the effectiveness of government intervention and financial regulations that may affect the company.
  • Your problem-solving ability enables you to come up with imprecise regulatory policies to address business issues.


What is in it for you?

  • A competitive salary package.
  • Comprehensive medical cover and pension benefits.
  • Transport and Airtime/Internet allowance.
  • An opportunity to work alongside a vibrant team in an environment that fosters individual and career growth.


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