ICDC Senior Legal Officer Job Re-Advertisement in Kenya

Oct 14, 2016

Vacancy Re-Advertisement: Senior Legal Officer

The Industrial & Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) is a State Corporation established in 1954 to promote the economic development of Kenya though supporting the establishment and growth of industrial and commercial enterprises.  

The Corporation has ambitious plans to become a high-performance public entity that will contribute meaningfully to the economic development of Kenya. 

As part of our strategic realignment we believe that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the realization of our corporate goals and therefore must have in place, world-class human resources.  


ICDC therefore invites applications from qualified professionals for the following position:-

Senior Legal Officer

Job Purpose:
To provide legal services in relation to litigation, alternative dispute resolution, commercial law practice, conveyancing, company secretarial services, compliance  and to facilitate legal debt recovery.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and file precise and timely pleadings in Court and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
  • Attend Court and alternative dispute resolution proceedings to represent the Corporation.
  • Provide legal and technical support in commercial transactions
  • Facilitate and oversee realization of securities taken by the Corporation and undertake debt recovery.
  • Carry out legal audits and ensure legal compliance by various departments.
  • Provide company secretarial services to select subsidiary and associate companies.
  • Draft, vet, review, negotiate and provide advice on the implementation of all agreements, contracts and other formal agreements for the Corporation’s operational activities.
  • Effectively manage and co-ordinate with external lawyers, auctioneers and process servers.
  • Provide advisory support to other functions/departments in the Corporation.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB) from a recognized University.
  • Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
  • Certified Public Secretary, CPS(K)
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate.
  • Five (5) years’ relevant experience three (3) of which should be in a similar position in, preferably, a financial institution.
Skills:
  • Good analytical skills, knowledge of the business and applicable law.
  • Effective communication, negotiation and writing skills
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • High level of integrity and accountability.
Note: This is a re-advertisement and therefore those who had applied for the positions earlier need not re- apply.

Applicants are required to submit an application letter which indicates current remuneration and day time telephone contacts accompanied with a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:

Executive Director
P.O Box 45519 – 00100
Nairobi

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICDC is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.

Women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.  

All applications should be received on or before 24th October, 2016.




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