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Oct 5, 2017

Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) Company Secretary and Head of Legal Job in Kenya

Our client, Agriculture and Food Authority is the regulatory authority for the food and agriculture sector in Kenya.
 
Established by the AFA Act in 2013, the Authority is responsible for enhancing synergies between the various actors, standardization and quality assurance of agricultural products and increased competitiveness in the sector.
 
Due to recent reorganization exercise occasioned by merger of 8 entities in the agriculture sector and involving job evaluation, review the Authority’s organizational structure and staff rationalization, the Authority is seeking to fill the following exciting and challenging position:
 
Company Secretary and Head of Legal 


Ref. AFA/CS/O1/2017 

(1 Post)
 
Reporting to the Director General, this position is responsible for company secretarial and legal functions of the Authority.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide advisory services to the Management and the Board on legal matters;
  • Ensure compliance with the applicable legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Effective and efficient management of Board activities;
  • Draft and negotiate legal agreements on behalf of the Authority; and
  • Execute contracts and other instruments for the Authority.
Person Specifications
  • Is a holder of a Bachelors degree ¡n Law and a Masters in a relevant field;
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with an up to date practicing certificate;
  • Be fully qualified Certificate Public Secretary (CPS) or equivalent; and
  • Has not less than 8 years post-qualification experience in legal practice with 4 years at leadership level.
Application Procedure
 
Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and should submit among other documents; Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board; Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority; Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

It you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for any of the roles above, please submit your application including copies of your academic arid professional certificates, testimonials and your curriculum vitae, including among other details your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience and quoting the respective reference number on your application letter.

Remuneration for these posts will be as prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
 
To be considered, your application must be received by Wednesday 18 October 2017 addressed to:
 
The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Deloitte Place, Waiyaki Way Westlands,
Nairobi, Kenya
 
AFA is an equal opportunity employer and canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification. 

Please also note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.delooitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.

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