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  • Posted: Aug 24, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 30, 2022
  • Wananchi is the leading business providing affordable entertainment and connectivity for the rapidly growing middle class in East Africa.
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    Legal & Regulatory Officer

    Key Responsibilities

    • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial and technical contracts, leases and any other form of agreements;
    • Litigation management: assist in management of litigation portfolio, preparing witnesses and liaising with external counsel;
    • Attend to debt collection internally and externally in liaison with credit control and external legal counsel;
    • Prepare legal opinions and advisories on advancements in laws and regulations that impact Wananchi operations;
    • Attend disciplinary proceedings and advise on labor related matters.
    • Maintain an up-to-date efficient filing system and central custody of all commercial agreements, leases, licenses & permits;
    • Protection of brand equity through registration of trademarks and service marks
    • Assist in managing data privacy program and ensuring the compliance with evolving data privacy laws
    • Support in regulatory, and compliance roles, as maybe assigned from time to time.
    • Assist the Director- Legal& Regulatory and undertake other duties as maybe assigned from time to time;

    Academic Qualifications:

    • A degree in Law (LLB), LLM will be an added advantage;
    • Postgraduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law
    • Admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
    • Member -Law Society of Kenya

    Professional, Experience and Skills

    • Minimum of at least 3- 4 years post qualification working experience;
    • Experience in drafting, preparing and negotiating commercial contracts ;
    • Good grasp of application of law in a business environment;
    • Experience in Telecoms/ICT industry as well as cross-border transactions;
    • Ability to multitask and deliver on assigned tasks.
    • Ability to interact and collaborate with various and dynamic teams.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates to submit their applications including a detailed CV and day time telephone contact to on or before 30th August 2022.

    The subject line should read Legal & Regulatory Officer.

    Wananchi Group is an equal opportunity employer and will offer competitive remuneration and benefits to the right candidate.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Note: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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