EBKL Legal Manager Job, Kenyan Current Legal Vacancies,

Job Purpose:

We are looking for a legal manager to manage the legal affairs of Equity Bank (Kenya) Limited. You will be expected to provide legal advice, guide legal strategy and limit risk exposure. You will also be expected to work closely with other members of the organisation to provide legal and strategic guidance.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing, drafting, negotiating, reviewing and closing various legal contracts including overseeing securities and standard business contracts
  • Preparing legal opinions and providing strategic advice to the business
  • Managing the organisations legal matters
  • Keeping abreast of new and existing laws and trends relevant to the organisations operations
  • Keeping a record of all legal documents for the company
  • Collaborating with group legal teams
  • Communicating with external parties (regulators, external counsel, clients, stakeholders etc)
  • Anticipating issues and evaluating risks and opportunities to the organisation considering the evolving regulatory and commercial environment
  • Identifying and executing proactive solutions
  • Preserving and maintaining accurate and systemised legal records
  • Managing the organisation’s intellectual property including executing patent, trademark, and industrial design protection procedures
  • Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of legal experience
  • Qualified as an Advocate in Kenya
  • Masters’ degree in any discipline (preferable)

Required Skills:

  • Comprehensive commercial contract drafting and negotiation skills
  • Ability to anticipate legal issues and risks
  • Ability to develop legal strategy and objectives
  • Leadership and collaborative teamwork abilities
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent oral and communication skills
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and accountability
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills
  • Management skills
  • Ability to analyse and interpret issues and to prepare legal opinions
  • Commercial awareness and acumen
  • Highly innovative

How To Apply

Deadline: 11th April 2022

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