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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

KCB Group Assistant Legal Manager (Litigation) Job in Kenya

KCB Group Limited
Assistant Legal Manager, Litigation
Ref: IRC2484
The Position: Reporting to the Legal Manager, Litigation, the purpose of the role is to assist in managing debt recovery cases and court orders served on the Bank and ensure that the Bank’s interests are not prejudiced either before court, in public domain or business environment.
Additionally, the job holder provides support with respect to legal issues affecting the entire Credit Support Unit with a view to mitigate legal risks and prevent adverse consequences to the Bank.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct legal research, collate evidence, prepare witnesses for pre-trial and hearing; develop concept papers, prepare legal briefs and opinions as well as develop effective defence strategies, arguments and testimony in preparation for legal proceedings of cases in liaison with external lawyers.
  • Represent the Bank before any court or tribunal as a witness or to watch brief as necessary.
  • Assist in managing and measuring performance of external lawyers to ensure efficiency.
  • Provide support to the Credit Support Unit on all debt collection related matters, create legal awareness and provide advice on suitable action to avert and/or minimize litigation.
  • Scrutinize legal fees and ensure they are raised in accordance with the Remuneration Order and Service Level Agreement.
  • Update database of all debt recovery litigation to ensure the same is consistently up to date and provide reports as may be required.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Head, Legal Services
  • Ensuring the bank’s compliance with tax regulations.
The Person:
For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • Post Graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law.
  • At least 4 years’ post admission experience in dispute resolution/litigation
  • At least 2 years’ experience in legal drafting
  • At least 2 years’ demonstrated experience in legal communication and advocacy
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, problem solving, negotiation skills with the ability to positively and clearly communicate with a variety of constituents.
The above position are demanding roles for which the Bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.
To be considered your application must be received by Monday, 13th February, 2017
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
NB: In the event that you are successful, we will require that you provide us with the following documents:
  1. National I.D.
  2. KRA Pin Card
  3. Birth Certificate of self
  4. Passport Photo (White Background)
  5. NSSF Card
  6. NHIF Card
  7. Certificate of Good Conduct (less than 5 Months old)
  8. Academic and Professional certificates, including official transcripts
  9. Certificates of Service as applicable

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