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Company:                           Rama Group of Companies

Job Title:                             Legal Officer (In-House)     

Department/Office:             Legal

Supervisor/Manager Title:   General Manager     

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Conducting extensive legal research and writing for the respective holdings of the Rama Group of Companies
  • Sieving management decisions to ensure they are in line with legal provisions.
  • Assisting the HR Manager in drafting legal correspondence for the Rama Group of Companies.
  • Advising management on legal risks that may threaten the organization.
  • Take charge of applying for any legal document required of the company.
  • Take charge of renewal of any legal document required of the company.
  • Take charge of updating any legal document required of the company
  • Initiate and pursue legal proceedings as required by the Company i.e., prepare writs, defenses, Submissions and other pleadings in civil cases both “for and against” the Company.
  • Prepare, file and plead cases in Commercial Court in pursuit of amounts owed to the Company.
  • Advise on civil matters that should be directed to external counsel.
  • File oppositions in matters where title is being passed or property is being encumbered and there are arrears due and payable to the Company.
  • Research and prepare legal opinions on various civil matters including claims for compensation against the Company.
  • Draft and/or review legal letters, contracts and agreements and monitor legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance, as requested.
  • Submit quarterly work reports to Management and the Board of Directors.
  • Submit quarterly reports on targets achieved together with an appraisal report to the Director.
  • Represent the Company at Arbitration and Public Utilities Commission hearings.
  • Assist in the formulation, implementation and/or amendment of Company policies
  • Provide sound legal advice to the Company and make recommendations to Management as necessary.
  • Attend special committee meetings and offer advice as required.
  • Complete administrative duties such as making copies, answering and directing phone calls and greeting clients
  • Coordinate appointments, including all correspondence and logistics necessary
  • Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence
  • Correspond with the company lawyer and clients.
  • Implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow.
  • Organize and maintain documents in a paper or electronic filing systems
  • Draft correspondence and legal documents, such as contracts
  • Call clients, lawyers, and outside vendors to schedule meetings, and depositions.
  • Performing all other duties as instructed by the management.

Job requirements:

Interested and qualified persons are asked to make their applications by:-

  • A letter of application
  • A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include -professional engagement for the last five (5) years, three (3) professional referees and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment
  • Applicant’s recent coloured passport size photographs,
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

How to apply

Applicants to send their application to [email protected]  before 19th March 2021. Consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t get communication

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