Legal Jobs: Chief Legal Manager, KRA

Legal Jobs: Chief Legal Manager, KRA

Chief Manager (CM) – Conveyancing and Legal Research

Department:   Legal Services and Board Coordination

Division:         Board Coordination 

Section:         Conveyancing

                     Legal Research

Responsible for (Purpose of the job)

  • Oversees the Functions and Operations of the Conveyancing, Legal Research and Opinions Section, undertaking of legal research, provision of legal opinion and preparation of legal instruments.

Tasks and outputs:

  • Formulate and oversee implementation of strategies for the Board Coordination Division.
  • Manage the Conveyancing, Legal Research and Opinion functions.
  • Manage the preparation of the Section's work plan and budgets.
  • Review and advise Management and the Board on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Manage compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
  • Manage research and review of legislation and advise the Board, Management and the relevant Departments on changes in Law.
  • Manage stakeholder engagements (ICPSK, IOD, SCAC, AG, and Lands Registries).
  • Provide legal research services for the Department.
  • Manage the preparation of legal opinions and instruments.
  • Promote career and continuous professional development of staff in the Section.
  • Manage the general performance of staff in the Section.

Minimum qualifications

  • Master's degree in a relevant discipline is an added advantage.
  • Bachelor's degree in Law (LLB).
  • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK and ICPSK).
  • Computer literate.
  • Leadership, Management and Governance courses.

Minimum years of experience

  • Seven (7) years post admission experience in commercial law and conveyancing practice, three (3) of which should be in a management position in a comparable organization.

Competencies required for this role

  • Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills
  • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
  • Excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills
  • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

Note:

  1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. All applications should be submitted online by 4th March 2021.
  4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

Follow this link to apply for the job: https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1118-chief-manager-cm-%E2%80%93-conveyancing-and-legal-research

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