Mwalimu National Legal Manager Job in Kenya

Mwalimu National is a licensed Deposit Taking Business (DTB) by SASRA and the largest Sacco nationally and regionally.

Over time, the Sacco has realized steady grown with Total Assets standing at Kshs.57.7 Billion as of 31st December 2020, eighteen (18) branches spread across Kenya and a membership in excess of 105,000 members.

Mwalimu National is seeking to recruit a dynamic, self-driven, and result oriented individual to join our team in our fast paced, modern work environment, to fill the below position:

Legal Manager

Job Grade: MNS 8

Job Ref: MNS/HR/12/2021

1 Post

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  • Developing, reviewing and implementing the Legal policies, procedures, strategies, standards and guidelines in line with the overall corporate plan;
  • Advising and representing the society on legal matters;
  • Drafting contracts and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUS) and other legal documents on behalf of the society;
  • Initiating required legislation amendments for the promotion of the society’s activities;
  • Liaising with external lawyers and the Attorney General on legal matters and operations;
  • Facilitating compliance with all legal requirements on behalf of the society;
  • Conducting field visits and investigation missions;
  • Conducting research on legal issues falling within the society’s mandate;
  • Preparing reports;
  • Attending to court cases on behalf of the society;
  • Preparing divisional monthly performance reports;
  • Managing the individual and divisional performance targets; and
  • Mentoring and coaching staff in the Division.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Have served for a minimum period of three years in the grade of Assistant Legal Manager or in a comparable position in the public or private sector for a minimum period of nine (9) years, three (3) of which must in management level;
  • Have Bachelor of Laws Degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have Masters degree in Law (LLB) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Council for Legal Education;
  • Have been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Have a Current Advocates Practicing Certificate;
  • Be a Member to the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPS (K);
  • Have Certificate Corporate Governance from a recognized institution;
  • Be Proficient in computer applications; and
  • Have Demonstrated outstanding professional and administrative competence as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can send their application letters, updated CV, copies of academic, professional certificates and
testimonials to the undersigned through on or before Monday, 18th October 2021 at 5.00pm.

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