Legal Jobs in Kenya – Agricultural Finance Corporation
The Agricultural Finance Corporation [AFC] is a state Corporation whose objective is to provide quality and sustainable customer focused financial services for the development of the agricultural sector in Kenya.
In order to achieve this objective, the Corporation seeks to recruit qualified and experienced
professionals in the following areas:-
Manager, Legal Services
The job holder reports to Chief Manager, Legal Services/Corporation Secretary and will be charged with the following responsibilities:-
Co-ordinate the preparation of legal documents and court representation for AFC with regard to ongoing cases to ensure successful litigation outcomes.
Coordinate the drafting, reviewing, execution and registration of agreements, MOUs and other legal documents to ensure their accuracy, correctness and completeness.
Supervise legal registry operations to ensure preservation, storage and retrieval of security documents.
Provide administrative and secretarial services for the senior management meetings to ensure accurate recording of proceedings and subsequent follow up of resolutions by stakeholders.
Coordinate legal loan recovery process to ensure timely and effective recovery of loans.
Lead the Legal Services Division and motivate and coach staff so as to maximize employee performance.
Manage relationships with external lawyers, auctioneers and valuers in line with AFC’s external communication policies.
Provide legal opinions on general matters and depending on the complexity, liaise with the Corporation Secretary, so as to guide decision making and/or mitigate risk.
LLB Law Degree
Diploma, Kenya School of Law
7 years legal experience, 3 of which should have been a legal associate in a busy law or a large organization.
Hands on experience in conveyance and litigation.
Report writing skills
Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary and benefits package.
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae including three referees with their current telephone contacts, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to: -
The Managing Director
Agricultural Finance Corporation
Development House 7th Floor, Moi Avenue
P.O. Box 30367 – 00100 GPO
Closing date for applications is 16th May 2013 at 5.00 pm.
AFC is an equal opportunity Employer.
Lack of inclusions of all details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted