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  • Posted: Jun 28, 2018
    Deadline: Jul 24, 2018
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    Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) was started in 1916 with a bed capacity of 60 to cater for the Africans Health Needs. It later served as a District Hospital before attaining referral status vide Legal Notice No. 98 of 12th June 1998 of the State Corporations Act (Cap 446). Currently, the Hospital serves as a level six Hospital offering outpatient, ...
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    Legal Manager & Corporation Secretary

    Job Grade M4

    Ref: MTRH/HR/07/06/ 2018

    Job Purpose:

    An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Executive Officer for planning, organizing, coordinating and administration of all Legal Affairs of the Hospital and also serve as the Corporation Secretary.

    Legal Manager/Cooperation Secretary leads and directs the legal portfolio and establishes robust legal governance frameworks across the Hospital to ensure that the institution’s strategic priorities are achieved and are supported by appropriate legal, policy, regulatory and compliance advise and structures, and that risk is effectively minimized.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Provide legal counsel and legal litigation services through the development and implementation of legal policy and governance frameworks, and the best mix of internal and external legal services to the Hospital to provide the highest quality legal advise;
    • Develop and implement legal, policy, regulatory and compliance, and litigation management frameworks to minimize and manage risks, ensure compliance and facilitate reporting requirements;
    • Provide innovative, practical and contemporary legal leadership and expertise to resolve significant and complex legal issues on behalf of the Hospital;
    • Contribute to strategic planning processes at the Hospital to ensure that plans are informed by high quality legal, policy, regulatory and compliance advise to identify, minimize and manage legal risks;
    • Direct the research, analysis, interpretation and delivery of high quality strategic and operational legal policy, regulatory and compliance advise and support services;
    • Resolve complex and sometimes unchartered legal issues to enable the execution of policy, program and service delivery strategies;
    • Anticipate and keep informed of Government direction and the implications for legislation and for Hospital activities to develop and respond to legislation and generate innovative solutions to legal matters which lack precedence;
    • Managing the volume and mix of legal, compliance and regulatory demands with the requirement to develop immediate responses to changes in Government priorities and anticipate and plan for future requirements while protecting the Hospital reputation;
    • Formulating policy and giving guidance on corporate legal matters;
    • Conduct investigations of alleged employee misconduct as assigned;

    Strategic Key Roles

    • Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities on matters of corporate governance;
    • Assist the Board in carrying out induction, Board Evaluation Governance and Legal Audit of the Organization;
    • Ensure timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee papers;
    • Be the custodian of the Hospital Seal;
    • Ensure annual returns are promptly filed with relevant authorities.


    • Served in the grade of Deputy Legal Manager for a period of at least seven (7) years.
    • Master’s degree in law or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from recognized institution.
    • Bachelors of Law (LLB) degree from a recognized institution.
    • Postgraduate diploma in law from Kenya School of Law.
    • Membership to the Law society of Kenya (LSK) and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (CPS-K).
    • Must have been admitted to the bar as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and Commissioner of Oaths.
    • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.
    • Must be ISO trained.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as legal documents, wining unit contracts, governmental regulations and procedure manuals.
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution


    Successful candidates in the following positions will be engaged on three (3) years’ contract renewable once for a further period of three (3) years, subject to satisfactory work performance and statutory retirement age.

    In addition, all applicants MUST attach the following valid documents;

    • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Compliance Certificate
    • Higher Education Loan Board (HELB) Certificate
    • Certificate of Good Conduct
    • CRB – Credit Reference Bureau Certificate
    • Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Clearance

    Method of Application

    The successful candidates will still be entitled to applicable allowances to this grade.

    If you are innovative, self-starter, results-oriented individual and you meet the above requirements, please send your application in six (6) hard copies, detailed C.V, together with copies of your relevant academic/professional testimonials and three (3) referees whereby two (2) must be from your profession to:

    Chief Executive Officer
    Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital
    P 0 Box 3-30100

    The deadline for submitting full applications will be on Friday 24th July, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

    Persons With Disability (PWDs) and those from Marginalized Areas are encouraged to apply.

    Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification and only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for interviews.

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