Legal Officer at Kwale International Sugar Company (KISCOL)

On Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Kwale International Sugar Company: Located in the South Coast of Kenya between Kwale and Ramisi, Kwale International Sugar Company Limited (KISCOL) is in the process of establishing a green field sugar cane estate of 5,000 hectares as well as a processing complex with a capacity of 3000TCD

In line with its vision to be a world class corporate the Company would like to recruit qualified and experienced individuals.

Job Title: Legal Officer
Reporting To: Head Of Legal
Duty Station: Kwale

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow up of all court cases facing the company and attend any court hearings on behalf of the Company whenever need arises
  • Providing legal advice to departmental managers including reviewing legal documentation
  • Management of legal due diligence and liaising with external legal counsel as required
  • Drafting Standard contracts and specialized contracts for specific activities
  • Reviewing and Negotiating contracts to which the company is a party
  • Ensuring that all such documents and third party contracts are promptly executed
  • Monitoring and reporting on compliance risk
  • Preparing legal cases in conjunction with external counsel monitoring progress to ensure prompt resolution of all disputes
  • Reporting to the legal Manager and perform all such duties as shall be assigned from time to time
Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor of Laws from recognized University
  • Must have been admitted to the roll of advocates and having in force a current practicing certificate
  • Should have 2-3 years Experience in a busy corporate law department and/or a busy law firm
  • Computer literate.
  • Keen to details, hardworking and ability to work unsupervised
  • Excellent communication, reporting  and presentation skills both internally and externally
  • Good time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Diligent worker with high levels of Confidentiality and Integrity
  • Ability to work in a team
If you are up to the challenge, meet the above minimum qualifications and experience send your Application letter along with your current CV as One Word Document, and a daytime telephone contact to;
The Human Resource Manager
P.O Box 46279-00100
or eMail [email protected]

The Subject of your mail should be LEGAL OFFICER

Deadline: 1st October  2014
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