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Position: Manager Legal Services

Location: Nairobi

Department / Section: Legal

Reports To: Corporation Secretary

JOB TITLE: MANAGER LEGAL SERVICES – KCAA SCALE 5 (REF: CS/02/19)

Job Description

To advise and support Management and the Board on all corporate issues pertaining to legal and regulatory framework

Responsibilities                                                      

  • Providing professional guidance to the Authority’s Board, Management and Staff on compliance with good corporate governance
  • Providing professional support in organizing of Board meetings in compliance with all the laws regulations and procedures, including the Agenda, Board Papers, Records and Board minutes, other Board
  • Providing professional support in the preparation of timely replies by the Authority to Parliamentary questions that touch on the mandate and operations of the authority
  • Supervising the legal officers in carrying out their duties/ responsibilities and coordinate the legal services rendered by the legal office of the authority
  • Providing professional guidance to the Director General and the Board of the Authority and Management on all legal matters relating to the mandate, functions and operations of the Authority on all areas of law including but not limited to real estate (property), insurance, contracts, litigation, arbitration, Labour/employment matters and statutory/business compliance
  • Handling and coordinating and monitoring all litigation instituted against the and on behalf of the Authority;
  • liaising with the Authority’s external legal counsel to ensure the best results for the Authority in such litigation;
  • Providing professional support in the drafting and the development of legislation including regulations on civil aviation;
  • Contributing to the negotiation, drafting, review and interpretation of contracts/Agreements in which KCAA is a party
  • Liaising on behalf of the Authority with the legal personnel in Government, other state corporations, private sector, regional and international organizations, on legal matters pertaining to civil aviation including lobbying Government to legislate international conventions on Civil
  • Facilitating the updating of current statutes in the country, (the laws of Kenya) that are maintained in the Legal office of the Authority’s on a regular
  • Carrying out any other duties relating to laws of the country or civil aviation generally as may be directed by the Corporation Secretary from time to time to attend to.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in law
  • A relevant Masters’ degree
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Certified Public Secretary (CPS) and a member of the institute of certified Public Secretary of Kenya in good
  • A Current Practicing
  • Training in Management or Leadership
  • Five (5) years’ experience in Company / Corporate Law/Legal Affairs
  • Experience in the aviation sector will be an added advantage
  • Strong legal and regulatory background relevant to the industry
  • Verbal and written communication and report writing
  • Ability to demonstrate high level of professional standards and ethics
  • Ability to manage and develop a team of professionals
  • Ability to proactively identify legal and regulatory issues that impact on KCAA’s business units in the short and long

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit their application letter quoting the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter, attaching copies of certificates, testimonials, a detailed CV with daytime telephone and full
contact details of three professional referees to the address below. The application should be received not later than 22nd January 2020. Details of the job specifications can be obtained from the KCAA website at www.kcaa.or.ke
The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note: Persons living with disabilities are required to attach a valid membership card.

The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Aviation House – JKIA
P. O. Box 30163 – 00100
NAIROBI

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted