• Senior Associate Job at MODE - Mobile Decisioning Holdings Ltd

  • Posted on: 8 November, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • MODE is a cutting edge, data driven financial technology mobile phone platform focused on emerging markets. It was founded in 2010.

    Senior Associate - Legal and Regulatory Affairs

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY:

    • Business partner to commercial teams on legal & regulatory affairs pertaining to all company products
    • To carry out research on legal and regulatory issues relating to company’s products/services in all markets and ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, contracts and company policies, as well as attend industry forums
    • To attend to regulatory affairs e.g. licence applications, filing returns / compliance reports and represent the company in industry forums
    • To give proactive, prompt and proper legal & regulatory advice to the management and user departments and to keep them informed of the latest legal and regulatory developments as well as best practice
    • To provide sound advice on potential risks and measures that can be taken to mitigate such risks related to the new products so as to avoid disputes and losses
    • Dispute resolution
    • To carry out due diligence on potential business partners and service providers
    • To undertake contract drafting and review in respect of new products in all markets and ensure registration of contracts (as required),
    • Any other assigned duties

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • A bachelor of laws university degree in law from an accredited institution. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
    • A minimum of 4 years’ post admission work experience
    • Certificate of admission to the roll of advocates of the High Court of Kenya
    • Must possess a current practicing certificate
    • Broad exposure and relevant experience in legal practice in corporate and commercial law, preferably in a corporate entity or busy law firm.
    • Experience in IT industry, banking or financial services will be an added advantage.
    • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in handling cross-border transactions

    KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:

    • Good communication, presentation, research and analytical skills
    • Good grasp of the law, in interpretation as well as application
    • Excellent legal writing skills
    • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work with cross-functional teams
    • Proactive and self-motivated
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to deliver good quality work under strict deadlines and with little or no supervision
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Interest in general knowledge

    WORK CONDITIONS

    • On-call availability
    • Willingness and ability to travel and be away for long periods of time at a go.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MODE - Mobile Decisioning Holdings Ltd career website on www.linkedin.com to apply

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