Thursday, October 3, 2013

Orange Telkom Legal Officer Job in Kenya

Position: Legal Officer 
Reporting to: Chief Legal & Regulatory Affairs Officer
Range: R2L
Department: Legal & Regulatory 
Role Purpose: 
  • To perform as an in-house legal assistant in preparation and review of contracts
  • Ensuring that the company complies with all statutory matters.
  • Provision of legal research, legal advice and legal updates.
  • To assist the Head of Department with all legal related work when required.
Key Duties and Responsibilities.
Responsibilities / Execution Activities 

  • Support in the negotiation of contractual legal terms and conditions
  • Legal support and advice regarding conclusion of general contracts
  • Resolution of disputes, litigious matters
  • Handling all appropriate work litigations, including representing the company in court where necessary 
  • Handling any assignments related to matters within the legal department docket including without limitation assets management, debt collection insurance matters, intellectual property management and conveyance transactions.
  • Liaise with external counsel on representation of the company
  • Provision of day to day legal general advice and opinions
  • General administrative and other duties as may be assigned in the legal and regulatory affairs department from time to time.
  • To assist the Chief Legal & Regulatory Affairs Officer with all legal related work when required.
  • Provision of legal research, legal advice and legal updates
Preparing Reports
  • Prepare monthly reports related to any matters the legal officer is  seized of as shall be required from time to time
  • Prepare any other ad-hoc reports related to the activity.
  • Reports on the new legislation with impact on the company.
Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • LL.B, current practicing certificate
  • Admission to the bar as an advocate of the high court of Kenya
  • Over 3 years experience in legal practise
Key Competencies:
  • Good legal knowledge
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications
  • Customer orientation
  • Business driven approach
  • Results orientation
  • Influence and persuasion
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organizational awareness
This position is open to Kenyan citizens only. 

If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position. 

Application should be sent latest by 10th October 2013, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.