Real Estate Paralegal Job at Bridge International Academies

On Friday, March 29th, 2013
Bridge International Academies is transforming education by attacking one of the emerging world’s biggest problems: inadequate access to and quality of education for the children of families living on less than $2/day.
As of January 2013, Bridge is operating more than 130 academies in Kenya with 50,000 pupils. Bridge is one of the fastest growing education companies in the world with plans to open 100 new academies in Kenya alone in 2013; and aggressive global expansion planned for 2013 and beyond.
Bridge utilizes a research-proven, scripted-learning education methodology coupled with big data (all teachers have tablets for instruction, assessment, and data-gathering) to profitably deliver high quality education at less than $6 per child per month.
Bridge is a for-profit company that deeply believes that financially sustainable solutions are the long-term answer to development in emerging countries. The Company is backed by top-tier, global venture capital firms including New Enterprise Associates (the largest VC firm in the world), Omidyar Network, Khosla Ventures, and Learn Capital.
Bridge International Academies offers a tremendous opportunity to grow with one of the world’s most exciting, ambitious, and socially conscious companies, with leadership roles available across a number of competencies and geographies. We look forward to getting to know you!
Role:
  • Draft various documents and agreements including legal opinions, leases, purchase agreements and other conveyance documents for the real estate transactions
  • Draft various policies, procedures, business and legal correspondence
  • Track the real estate transactions through various stages from due diligence through to close/registration
  • Research and review government instructions, laws, rules and regulations
  • Help with archive and current paper and electronic document management
  • Review laws and regulations to ensure compliance
  • Complete various legal tasks, special projects and duties as assigned
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
  • Paralegal Diploma, Diploma in Law, LL.B or any other relevant tertiary qualification suited for the position with demonstrated work experience
  • At least one (1) year full time work experience in the area of real estate transactions
Preferred Experience and Skills
  • Real estate transactions and drafting experience
  • Strong drafting skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills, attention to detail, efficient worker and able to multi-task
  • Outstanding interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to complete legal forms, conduct legal research of laws, draft policies and business correspondence
  • Excellent legal and factual research skills including online sources
  • Ability to research, read, analyze, and interpret governmental instructions, laws, rules and regulations
  • Ability to work well under pressure, as a team member and without supervision in a fastpaced work environment
  • Strong proficiency in technology including the Internet, Email, Microsoft Office applications especially in Word, Excel, and Adobe
  • High energy and enthusiasm and willing to do whatever necessary to get the job done
  • Upholds confidentiality and ethical standards of the legal profession
In order to be considered for this position all candidates must register and upload their CV’s on our website atwww.bridgeinternationalacademies.com
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