Legal Manager – Nairobi

Our client, a dynamic Logistic Company is seeking to recruit a Legal Manager who will provide support and guidance to the companies within the group on legal matters to ensure that their operations/activities conform to other legal requirements. The ideal candidate must have over 5 years’ experience in a respected top –tier corporate practice or in-house legal department

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing all activities within the company’s Legal Department
  • Providing legal guidance on contractual obligations during contract negotiation and implementation
  • Managing contracts including drafting and reviewing
  • Monitoring and ensuring regulatory and contractual compliance by the company
  • Providing advice on other legal aspects that affect the business, including regulatory matters, litigation, industrial and employee relations, service level agreements with suppliers etc
  • Conducting legal training/awareness periodically within the company on relevant legal topics.
  • Liaising with external lawyers on legal matters that require their support
  • Reviewing insurance policies, managing insurance claims and ensuring compliance
  • Liaising with the external secretarial firm for filing of Annual Returns and registration/filing of any changes affecting the business at the Registrar of Companies office
  • Liaising with companies within the group as appropriate on all legal matters
  • Providing legal updates/alerts on new legal developments within industry or country
  • Participating in employment matters e.g. disciplinary cases, redundancies, termination etc.
  • Managing legal database within the function and ensuring constant update thereof and availability of relevant and necessary information to adequately support the business
  • Assisting in handling immigration matters e.g. processing work permits, special passes, dependency passes, renewals and cancellations

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Law or relevant legal training
  • Between 5 and 8 years’ experience in a respected top – tier corporate practice or in-house legal department
  • Must be able to thrive under pressure.
  • Must be professional and a person of high integrity.
  • Must be knowledgeable on relevant legislation
  • Sound knowledge on contracts management
  • Sound knowledge on employment matters
  • Ability to develop and manage internal and external relationships
  • Ability to cope with a prominent level of responsibility and with confidential matters

Please click on the tab below to apply:

  • Education:Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Upper Mid- Level.
  • Salary:Ksh. 200,000 – 300,000 (Approx. 2,000 – 3,000 USD) depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Deadline:30th Aug 2019.