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Position: Chief Manager Litigation

Location: Nairobi

Job description

Oversees the Functions and Operations of the Litigation Section, provision of legal advice, preparation of legal documents and guiding litigation.

Responsibilities

  • Formulate and implement strategies for the Litigation Section.
  • Manage the pre-litigation process between KRA and other parties and render advice to avoid unnecessary litigation.
  • Manage the Litigation function.
  • Preparation of the Section’s work plan and budgets.
  • Manage compliance with agreed systems and procedures to enhance efficient and effective prevention and execution of business risks.
  • Manage research and review of legislation that impact on KRA and recommend any necessary amendments.
  • Manage stakeholder engagements (External Counsel, Judiciary, DPP, EACC, AG).
  • Manage the preparation of Memoranda of Understanding, bilateral and multilateral legal instruments with tax implications.
  • Manage post litigation revenue recovery on concluded cases by revenue Departments.
  • Manage the drafting of pleadings and defenses.
  • Promote career and continuous professional development of staff in the Section.
  • Manage the general performance of staff in the Section.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline.
  • 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).
  • Computer literate.
  • Leadership, Management and Governance courses.
  • 7 years post admission experience in commercial law and litigation practice, 3 of which should be in a management position in a comparable organization.
  • 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.

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