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Legal Associate, Kenya - (2200029841)


Africa & Middle East-Kenya-Nairobi

4 months ago

Job Description

Role responsibilities Job purpose: The role holder has responsibility for managing all legal risks, providing legal advisory, management and transactional support for the country support functions. When required the role holder will also support the business functions. Key responsibilities: Leadership Works with country head of legal, kenya and east africa and other team members to ensure coverage of all legal work which is not specifically aligned to one business, material disputes, hr legal matters, commercial contracts, acquisitions and projects undertaken at country level. Proactively engages with the regulators to keep ahead of the regulatory and legislative agenda affecting the business and to effectively appraise the business of any material changes and risks identified as well as conduct training for relevant departments. Business partnering Drives the development and maintenance of good relationships with internal and external business stakeholders at appropriate levels ensuring an open and cooperative environment. Executes and provides advisory for transactions and cases in a timely and effective manner. Effectively manages the process of engaging external counsel, including providing effective instructions to external counsel and negotiating appropriate fee structures for the specific transactions / cases in question. Uses technical knowledge of all business products undertaken in kenya to provide sound, technical product, legal and transactional advice to the business and to anticipate the impact of legal developments on the business and communicate such impact to the business. Legal and product risk To Apply:

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities