Sacco Legal Officer

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  • Job ID 1004578
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Sacco Legal Officer (REF: LO/12/23)

Our client, a Deposit Taking Sacco headquartered in Kiambu County, is in search of a qualified and professional Legal Officer with a strong alignment to meet the SACCO’s established goals and objectives.

Job Purpose: Providing concise legal support, advice, and opinions related to the business and support units’ conduct within the institution based on sound legal principles; Reviewing, drafting, and offering legal advice on the adequacy of legal documents concerning third-party contracts for the institution; Providing instructions for various litigation matters affecting the institution and ensuring the best strategy is employed by external service providers in handling litigation; Protecting the overall Tai Sacco interests in light of emerging and prevailing laws and regulations in Kenya and minimizing legal risk to the institution.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities: The incumbent will report to the Chief Executive Officer and be responsible for:

  1. Internal business processes – Contracting and reviewing legal documents for business and support units.
  2. Financial – Ensuring all debt recovery through legal processes is handled in the best interest of the Sacco and its members, and that the recovery process is well-executed and supported.
  3. Internal Legal Administration – Handling all internal legal administrative tasks as may be allocated from time to time.
  4. Litigation Management and Recoveries Support – Issuing prompt and clear instructions to advocates on non-debt and debt recovery cases, providing advocates with relevant documents in support of Tai Sacco cases.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) from an accredited law school
  • At least two years post-admission
  • Member of the Certified Public Secretaries
  • Valid practicing certificate
  • Post Graduate Diploma in law from Kenya School of Law
  • Registered member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing
  • Knowledge of the SACCO business model & other operational issues
  • Good analytical, communication, and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail

How to Apply: Interested and qualified applicants are requested to click on the link and fill out the online application form, submitting it by January 1, 2024. Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by January 31, 2024, consider your application as unsuccessful.

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