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Our Client, a reputable financial institution within the region, is looking for a strategic thinker with good leadership and commercial acumen to fill the role of Director, Legal. The ideal candidate will be experienced in providing advice to financial services institutions on legal, regulatory, compliance and governance matters while overseeing a team of legal professionals. This role will suit an individual who has excellent communication, decision making, customer focused, leadership, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills and a proven track record in establishing and maintaining meaningful collaborations through all levels of the organization.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the role holder will be responsible for providing advice to the Institution on Legal, Regulatory, Compliance and Governance matters while overseeing the day to day operations of the Division in line with the Institution’s Overall Corporate Strategy.
The key responsibilities of the Director, Legal will be:
The ideal candidate will be a qualified Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and have a Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB), Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. Master’s degree in Law or experience in Company Secretarial will be an added advantage. The Candidate should also be a registered member of a relevant professional body in good standing. In addition, they should have at least of ten (10) years’ experience in Commercial Law as a Senior Legal Officer in a publicly quoted Company or Financial Institution, five (5) years’ of which should be at a Senior Management level.
How to Apply
If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please forward your application letter and CV to [email protected] on/before 10 September, 2021. Only applications submitted through the email address stated in the advert will be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.