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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
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  • St Andrew’s School, Turi is highly respected in Kenya and regarded as one of the leading international schools in East Africa. Numbering 550 pupils, it comprises two semi-autonomous schools: a Preparatory School of circa 220 pupils between the ages of 3 and 13 and a Senior School of circa 330 pupils between the ages of 13 and 18. It is fully coeducatio...
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    Legal & Compliance Officer

    Skills and Attributes

    1. Proactive, sound judgement combined with the highest standards of personal integrity, energy, stamina, enthusiasm and a sense of humor
    2. Ability to work dynamically and flexibly as part of a leadership team, to show initiative and imagination and the ability to inspire others
    3. The presence, intellect, tact and credibility to represent the School at all levels and to a variety of audiences, both internal and external Vision, creative flair and commercial acumen combined with the ability to operate at a strategic level
    4. Client focused and target driven
    5. High levels of discretion and confidentiality
    6. The ability to manage and prioritise a diverse workload, to meet deadlines, and to work calmly under pressure
    7. Highly literate and numerate, excellent in the use of IT and in the development of operational systems
    8. High work standards evidenced by a consistently thorough detailed and organised approach.

    Remuneration

    There is a generous overall remuneration package that includes:

    1. Medical care: all members of staff and their families are covered under a comprehensive insurance scheme.
    2. Pension: The School operates a defined contribution pension scheme in which the employer and employee each contribute 6% of monthly salary. For employ- ees emigrating from Kenya at the end of their contract, the full value of the contributions, plus accumulated interest, can be withdrawn from the scheme.
    3. Meals: These are provided during term time as a taxable benefit.
    4. Facilities: extensive sports facilities are open to use by staff and their families
    5. Housing: onsite housing not provided. Staff expected to live within Nakuru County.

    Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

    ESSENTIAL DESIRABLE

    QUALIFICATIONS

    1. Bachelor’s Degree in Law or relevant discipline.
    2. High Court Advocate, with practicing certificate
    3. Certified Company Secretary ICPSK registration, with a practicing certificate

    KNOWLEDGE

    1. A demonstrable understanding of the principles of Company legal & compliance needs & requirements
    2. IT systems literate
    3. A commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children
    4. Understanding of wider legal & compliance benchmarks within Kenya and worldwide

    EXPERIENCE 5-7 years’ experience in

    1. Company Secretarial work.
    2. A track record of success in managing Company legal matters
    3. Ability to train staff to achieve high compliance levels
    4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multicultural team.
    5. Ability to achieve risk management goals
    6. Ability to take initiative to
    7. identify opportunities and take appropriate action, organize and manage multiple priorities, work under pressure and meet,deadlines.
    8. Proven ability to lead and motivate teams and individuals without being their line manager

    Method of Application

    Applications are encouraged as early as possible. These should be submitted by email to the HR Director at [email protected] and include: a completed application form, a brief covering letter and a CV.
    Application forms are available on the school website, or from the HR Director.

    Closing date for applications: 30th November 2021
    Preliminary online interviews: 6th December 2021
    Final Interviews: 13th November 2021
    Start Date: 01st January 2022

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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