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  • Posted: Jan 18, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 27, 2023
  • Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya - incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 - and all KCB's regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It als...
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    Principal Legal Counsel, Risk & Compliance

    Key Responsibilities

    • Legislation and regulation analysis (review and analysis, preparation of position statements, business advisory, compliance tracking). Consolidation of analysis of legislation and advisory statements (position statements and resultant action matrix).
    • Legal risk and compliance advisory (on business activities, projects, procedures and policies).
    • Overall management of risk related divisional activities (DORCCO, KRIs. RCSA. KCSA, Ethics Compliance, BIA, RVA, BCP & disaster recovery, audit tracker and crisis management).
    • Regulatory issues management (review and analysis and position statements on regulatory compliance – CBK, CMA, CA, IRA, RBA, CAK, KAMP, PRISK).
    • Intellectual Property (IP): register and maintain data/information on service marks, trademarks, logos for KCB Group. Handle disputes arising thereof (e.g. infringements of IP and/or Copyrights). Intellectual property registration and life cycle management.
    • Case law management (internal and external case law and legal opinions).
    • Policies, procedures and standards (including process flows, templates and forms) (creation, maintenance, versioning and retirement).
    • Management of authorities and authority limits (powers of attorney, authority limits sign off requirements, expenses, file processes and consent judgments).
    • Preparation and dissemination of practice notes, FAQs and training materials and guidelines.
    • Any other duties assigned.


    The Person

    For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

    • Degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized institution.
    • Diploma in Law.
    • Should be an advocate of the High Court.
    • 8 years post admission experience.
    • Experience in legal drafting, corporate and commercial law, dispute resolution and legal risk management.
    • Excellent communication and advocacy skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to KCB Bank Kenya on to apply

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