Legal Officer at National Museums of Kenya in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies
The National Museums of Kenya (www.museums.or.ke) is a state corporation whose core mandate is identification, preservation, conservation and development of Kenya’s rich and diverse heritage. The below positions have become vacant and we are seeking to recruit exceptional Kenyans with strong administrative, organizational and leadership skills to fill them.
Reporting to the Director General, provide legal advice to the Board and management on all matters pertaining to the institution’s staff, property, activities, rights and obligations.
Provide legal advice to the National Museums of Kenya and its programmes.
Liaise with external lawyers regarding all litigation matters
Draft contracts, MOUs and other legal instruments between NMK and other parties
Arrange for Board meetings and take minutes during such meetings
Draft gazette notices in liaison with the parent ministry and Attorney General’s Chambers.
Safeguard the institution’s copyrights and intellectual property rights.
Qualifications, experience and capabilities
Bachelors degree in Law
An advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practice certificate
Member of the Law Society of Kenya
Have a minimum of five years experience in a busy legal firm, company or Corporation.
Ability to work with integrity, confidentiality and work with minimum supervision.
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Possess good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively address all levels within the organization.
Qualified and interested applicants may apply by enclosing a cover letter, a detailed resume, copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials and names and addresses of three (3) referees (including telephone and email contacts).
Mail applications to:
National Museums of Kenya,
P.O. Box 40658-00100
or send electronically through email to: email@example.com.
All applications should be received not later than 9th March 2012.