at a Confidential Company

Legal / Law
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Legal Officer will provide professional legal services to the Authority.

Core duties and responsibilities:
• Advise the Board of Directors and management of the Authority on all legal and regulatory matters that may arise in the operations of the Authority.

• Advise the Board of Directors and management of the Authority on matters of corporate governance.

• Advise the Board of Directors and management of the Authority on procedures and legal requirements concerning property management, staff discipline, and any other matters that may attract litigation.

• Monitor and ensure the Authority’s compliance with the legal regulatory framework.

• Prepare and review contracts, memoranda of understanding and other legal documents.

• Carry out research and prepare legal opinions on matters relating to the legal notice and the mandate of the Authority.

• Draft legislative regulations and guidelines.

• Any other responsibilities as may be necessary to achieve the Authority’s objectives.

Minimum qualifications and experience:-

• Masters degree from a recognized university in law. Must be an advocate of the High Court.

• Relevant working experience of at least 10 years, with a minimum of four years spent in a senior position.

Applicants must have experience of working as a legal adviser in a large organisation. Practical experience in areas of law relevant to the work of the Authority (such as land, environmental management, and international climate frameworks) will be an added advantage.

• Holder of a current practising certificate

• Proven leadership qualities, problem-solving and negotiation skills, and evidence of being a strong team player.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to engage effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders.

• Strong IT skills, analytical and report-writing skills.

• Personal qualities of leadership and integrity.
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