CAREER OPPORTUNITY

KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service, student success, and academic excellence. The University seeks to recruit competent, qualified and suitable candidates to fill the following position.

LEGAL ASSISTANT

                                             

 

  JOB OBJECTIVE

   The job holder will assist the Legal Counsel to discharge the mandate of the legal department.

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  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drafting, review of contracts, MoUs, leases and other University Agreements.

  • General legal research on topical issues

  • Preparation of legal opinions and legal reports for management as may be required.

  • Preparation of draft policy papers and instruments which have legal implications for consideration by relevant authorities.

  • Preparation of Quarterly Legal Brief on relevant topics for Legal Newsletter.

  • Gathering and compiling evidence for effective defence of the University.

  • Support the relevant University Offices in ensuring compliance with guidelines from the Commission for University Education (CUE), Universities Act, 2012 and other statutes and regulations.

  • Maintain an efficient record management system for the department.

  • Timely preparation of internal correspondence as provided in Legal Department Charter.

  • Provide administrative support for the International/ Global Linkages docket.

  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

   The candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law

  • Advocate of at least 1-year post admission experience

  • Computer Literate

  OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • High level of integrity and professionalism

  • Knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations. Ability to apply legal expertise to analyse a diverse range of legal issues in the higher education sector and in developing innovative and creative solutions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • High attention to detail.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Ability to prepare complex legal documents.

  HOW TO APPLY

   Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter

   indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV and three references via email

   to  hrjobs@kca.ac.ke by 10th November 2019. KCAU Staff are encouraged to apply

 

   Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Human Resources Director,

KCA University,

P.O Box 56808-00200,

Nairobi.