Legal Officer Jobs vacancy at Coffee Board of Kenya 2012
Scale CBK 9
a.) Duties and Responsibilities
This is a one (1) year renewable contract. Reporting to the Head of Legal, an officer at this level will be responsible for:
Representing the Board on all legal matters
Handling cases regarding bank guarantees and performance bonds
Ensuring proper custody & documentation of Board’s Assets
Advising the Board on matters regarding arbitration and litigation
Coordinating external lawyers on cases involving the Board
Coordinate preparation of leases
Preparation of contracts with Board’s service providers
Legal Review of legislative framework of the Coffee Industry
Undertake any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
b.) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this position, applicant must:-
Have a Degree in law (LLB) from a recognized institution,
Have a Diploma in legal studies – Kenya School of Law, Certified Public Secretary of Kenya (CPSK)
Be a member of a Professional Body and hold a valid practicing certificate in Kenya from a recognized institution.
Have at least two (2) years experience in a similar position from a recognized organization
Have excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal relations
Have very high Integrity
Be fluent in English and Kiswahili, and
Be computer literate.
How to Apply:
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their applications quoting the reference number on the envelope, accompanied by a detailed CV with three (3) referees and daytime telephone contacts, copies of Academic and Professional certificates & testimonials.
The applications should reach the undersigned on or before Friday 23rd August 2012.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Coffee Board of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer & persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
The Managing Director
Coffee Board of Kenya
P.O. Box 30566 – 00100,
Deadline: 23rd Aug 2012