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Legal Officer Job at Good Neighbors - Career Opportunity in Kenya
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Legal
Posted: 29-11-2018
Deadline of this Job: 7th December 2018
Duty Station: kenya
Job Status
Start Publishing: 29-11-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-11-2068
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Legal Officer

Jobs at:
Good Neighbors

Deadline of this Job:
7th December 2018

Duty Station:

Date Posted: 28th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

About the Company


  •  Work with Human resource Department to coordinate all legal issues for the organization internally and externally.
  •  The incumbent will provide counsel to and work closely with human resources on a broad range of employment matters, including recruiting, hiring, benefits, compensation, employee relations, discipline, terminations, investigations, harassment, discrimination, compliance, and strategies for managing risk around
    employment matters.
  •  Work with Human Resource Department to conduct ongoing review and revision of Good Neighbors’ human resources policies.
  •  Work with Human Resource Department to prepare employment law training programs for management and other relevant managers when need be.
  •  Work with human Resource Department to coordinate and manage external, local and international counsel on personnel and compliance issues.
  •  Communication with lawyers and other relevant government officers.
  •  Conducts extensive legal research and analysis and prepare studies, comparative studies, briefs, reports and correspondence.
  •  Review the contract or relevant documentations
  •  Undertakes basic or extensive review of legal documents, instruments, or other material; identifies important issues, similarities, and inconsistencies, etc.
  •  Prepares or assists in the preparation of drafts of background papers, studies, reports, legislative texts and commentaries on those texts, etc.
  •  Prepares or assists in the preparation, and negotiates or assists in the negotiation, of agreements with stakeholders.
  •  Provides guidance to more junior staff.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 2+ years working experience as legal assistant
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication. Familiarity with MS office.
  • Knowledge of all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  •  Highly organized and detail oriented.
  •  Strong negotiation skills.
  •  Ability to prepare complex legal documents.
  •  Experience in the NGO Sector preferred.
  •  Ability to speak more than one language.
  •  A good understanding of the following.
  •  Recent versions of Microsoft Office software suites.
  •  Standard office equipment, such as copy machines and fax machines.
  •  Telecommunications systems.
  •  Digital communications systems

Job application procedure
Written applications enclosing Certificates, testimonials and resume stating current and expected remuneration on or before 7th December 2018 to

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