Associate Legal Counsel, Nairobi, Kenya

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1007263
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

What you’ll do:

  •  Your primary focus will be assisting teams with drafting, editing, negotiating, explaining, advising, and collaborating on binding and non-binding agreements of all types in service of GD’s broader mission.
  •  The agreements you will work on will be interesting, you will be quickly drafting and negotiating complex legal documents with service providers, partners, and funders. You will work on an array of different types of agreements including, data transfer and sharing, strategic collaborations, software as a service agreements, and agreements with INGOs, government entities, and other stakeholders working towards poverty alleviation. You will have to work through new contractual legal issues involving crypto, intellectual property ownership, and data privacy.
  •  In addition to this transactional focus, you will have the opportunity to grow and expand your skill set by assisting with other types of general legal work in a rapidly growing international nonprofit. Some areas you might focus on include, intellectual property, employment and human resources, corporate governance, fundraising, regulatory and international issues.
  •  You will work with GD’s various internal teams, including partnerships, growth, tech, programs and research. You will assist them in evaluating legal risk and opportunities with projects or business opportunities they are engaged in and help facilitate their goals.
  •  You will be expected to perform other duties commensurate with the position and special projects as assigned by the Legal Counsel.

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