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Legal Manager at Mwalimu National

Mwalimu National
NairobiFull TimeLegalSave Job

Organization Name: Mwalimu National

Job  Title: Legal Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Legal

  • Mwalimu National is a licensed Deposit Taking Business (DTB) by SASRA and the largest Sacco nationally and regionally.
  • Over time, the Sacco has realized steady grown with Total Assets standing at Kshs.57.7 Billion as of 31st December 2020, eighteen (18) branches spread across Kenya and a membership in excess of 105,000 members.
  • Mwalimu National is seeking to recruit a dynamic, self-driven, and result oriented individual to join our team in our fast paced, modern work environment, to fill the below position:

    Job Description

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Developing, reviewing and implementing the Legal policies, procedures, strategies, standards and guidelines in line with the overall corporate plan;
  • Advising and representing the society on legal matters;
  • Drafting contracts and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUS) and other legal documents on behalf of the society;
  • Initiating required legislation amendments for the promotion of the society’s activities;
  • Liaising with external lawyers and the Attorney General on legal matters and operations;
  • Facilitating compliance with all legal requirements on behalf of the society;
  • Conducting field visits and investigation missions;
  • Conducting research on legal issues falling within the society’s mandate;
  • Preparing reports;
  • Attending to court cases on behalf of the society;
  • Preparing divisional monthly performance reports;
  • Managing the individual and divisional performance targets; and
  • Mentoring and coaching staff in the Division.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Have served for a minimum period of three years

    in the grade of Assistant Legal Manager or in a comparable position in the public or private sector for a minimum period of nine (9) years, three (3) of which must in management level;

  • Have Bachelor of Laws Degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have Masters degree in Law (LLB) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Council for Legal Education;
  • Have been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Have a Current Advocates Practicing Certificate;
  • Be a Member to the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPS (K);
  • Have Certificate Corporate Governance from a recognized institution;
  • Be Proficient in computer applications; and
  • Have Demonstrated outstanding professional and administrative competence as reflected in work performance and results.

    How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates can send their application letters, updated CV, copies of academic, professional certificates and
    testimonials to the undersigned through
  • on or before Monday, 18th October 2021 at 5.00pm.

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