Legal Advisor at Orange Telkom

On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Region:                 Nairobi

Reporting to:         Chief Legal |& Regulatory Officer

Range:                   R2L

Department:           Legal & Regulatory


Role Purpose:

Provide legal support to the company related to any aspects coming out of supporting the operational activity assigned enabling compliance to the law, as per company standards and procedures.


Key Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Operational (incl. Planning):
  • Support in negotiation of legal terms and conditions related to complex contracts initiated by departments assigned
  • Legal support and advise regarding conclusion of complex contracts
  • Legal support (identify licences, authorizations, other law requirements to be obtained) for the development of projects with impact at company level (incl transversal)
  • Represent the company in Court
  • Handle all appropriate litigation work
  • Handle any assignments related to matters within the Legal department docket including without limitation assets management, debt collection, insurance matters.
  • Liaise with external counsel in representation of the company.
  • Represent the company on legal aspects in regard to the following authorities:
  1. Telecom regulator
  2. Competition Authority
  3. Consumer protection authority
  4. Any other authority having an impact on company’s activity
  • Propose and provide update reports regarding legal environment (incl in contracts concluding) to Legal Coordinator
  • Ensure legal support to the assigned departments
  • Negotiate with external parties the legal aspects of the contracts
  • General administrative and other duties as may be assigned in the legal department from time to time
  • Handling conveyancing matters for the Corporation from cradle to grave.
  • Handle commercial work for the Company including contracting issues

  • Preparing Reports
  • Prepare monthly reports related to any matters the legal advisor is seized of as shall be required from time to time and legal litigations, different fines established in companies charge by any authorities
  • Prepare other ad hoc reports related to the activity
  • Reports on the new laws entered into force with impact on company level

Academic/ Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Law Faculty)
  • After graduation legal specialty courses are a plus
  • Over 3 years’ experience in legal practice
  • Admission to the Bar as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Deep knowledge of laws impacting TKL activity
  • Knowledge of procedures regarding Court litigations
  • Understanding of a telecom business
  • English language – fluent
Key Competencies:

  • Ability to Deliver Results
  • Analytical thinking
  • Assertiveness
  • Conflict management
  • Cross-functional and collective working
  • Decisiveness
  • Developing and coaching others
  • Initiative and pro-activity
  • Leadership
  • Open-mindedness
  • Planning and organising
  • Self-development
  • Talent Management

This position is opened to Kenyan citizens only. If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.  Application should be sent by latest 24th April 2015, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. Apply through [email protected] and quote the job title in the subject field. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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