Kenya Medical Research Institute(KEMRI)

Senior Legal Assistant

Published:KMR 07
  • Advertised Date: 01/23/2022
  • Closing Date: 02/13/2022 17:00:00
  • Applications: 32

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • i.Assists in planning for Board meetings and Board committee meetings;
  • ii.Assist in administration of the Board packs/ (Electronic Board Portal) and document dissemination from management to the Board and Board committees;
  • iii.Assist in coordinating the collection, review and quality assurance of all documentation and materials sent from management to the Board, Board committees
  • iv.Assist Maintaining the corporate record;
  • v.Ensuring that Board notices, minutes, papers are accurately filed;
  • vi.Organizing, supporting, and record keeping (including research, preparation for and of all corporate record minutes) for the Board and Board committees;
  • vii.Ensuring effective corporate governance and maintaining a roster of all current Board members and their skill sets;
  • viii.Ensuring the timely delivery of Board meeting and Board committee meetings materials;
  • ix.Assist in payment of Board expenses and allowances and coordinating Board field visits;
  • x.Ensuring that key governance/company secretarial matters are clearly identified brought to the attention of the Corporation Secretary and Director, Legal Services
  • xi. Undertaking such assignments as may be assigned by immediate supervisor;

Vacancy Requirements:

# Description. Requirement Type
1 Diploma in Legal studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution. Mandatory
2 Passed Part III of Certified Public Secretaries (CPS III) Examination or its recognized equivalent Mandatory
3 Proficiency in computer application Mandatory
4 Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution. Mandatory
5 CRB Clerance Certificate Mandatory
6 Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commision Certificate Mandatory
7 Good Conduct Certificate Mandatory
8 HELB Clearance Certificate Mandatory
9 KRA Certificate Mandatory
10 Interpersonal skills Skills & Competencies
11 Communicating skills Skills & Competencies
12 Integrity Skills & Competencies
13 Team player Skills & Competencies
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