Chief Manager (CM) – Conveyancing and Legal Research Job, Latest Legal Jobs,

Department:   Legal Services and Board Coordination,

Division:         Board Coordination,

Section:         Conveyancing, Legal Research,

Responsible for (Purpose of the job)

  • Oversees the Functions and Operations of the Conveyancing, Legal Research and Opinions Section, undertaking of legal research, provision of legal opinion and preparation of legal instruments.

Tasks and outputs

  • Formulate and oversee implementation of strategies for the Board Coordination Division.
  • Manage the Conveyancing, Legal Research and Opinion functions.
  • Manage the preparation of the Section’s work plan and budgets.
  • Review and advise Management and the Board on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Manage compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
  • Manage research and review of legislation and advise the Board, Management and the relevant Departments on changes in Law.
  • Manage stakeholder engagements (ICPSK, IOD, SCAC, AG, and Lands Registries).
  • Provide legal research services for the Department.
  • Manage the preparation of legal opinions and instruments.
  • Promote career and continuous professional development of staff in the Section.
  • Manage the general performance of staff in the Section.

Minimum qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is an added advantage.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
  • A Post graduate diploma in Law.
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK and ICPSK).
  • Computer literate.
  • Leadership, Management and Governance courses.

Minimum years of experience

  • Seven (7) years post admission experience in commercial law and conveyancing practice, three (3) of which should be in a management position in a comparable organization.

Competencies required for this role

  • Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills
  • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
  • Excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills
  • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.


  • All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  • ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applications should be submitted online by 4th March 2021.
  • KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

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