Job Opportunities

1.     Legal Assistant

No of Positions: 6

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1114

Reporting to the Legal Officer, in Legal, Regulatory Affairs & Company Secretary Division, the Legal Assistant, will be responsible for handling court process and records management on legal matters concerning the Company.

The key tasks & duties for the position are;

  • Receiving and undertaking service of court process.
  • Opening court files, maintaining records, printing, photocopying and scanning documents, closing files recommended for closure.
  • Filing Company pleadings at the respective court registries.
  • Fixing court dates and updating the court and bring-up diaries.
  • Undertaking safe custody and retrieval of court files.
  • Handling correspondence, acknowledgement of receipt of service of the court process on behalf of the Company.
  • Conducting official searches at the lands registry, Companies registry, motor vehicles registry and government printers and attending court registries to peruse court files.
  • Registering and collecting legal documents at the relevant registries.
  • Preparing and dispatching notices, hearings, mentions and drafting decrees and orders for filing and service.
  • Updating legal statutes as required.
  • Establish and maintain the company’s filing system to support the company’s record keeping needs and keep the filing system up to date at all times.
  • Undertaking research when called upon.

Appointment Specification

  • Diploma in Law from a recognized Institution
  • Possess a current Court Process Server Certificate
  • Five (5) years’ work experience in a busy and reputable law firm
  • Degree or Diploma in Information Technology or Records Management will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in English and good writing skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Strong communication, reporting and negotiation Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Demonstrable skills in information handling and data organization, including the use of relevant information databases, online services and library
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to integrate diverse information from varied sources
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated and strong team player
  • Coordination, networking and relationship building skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively and complete tasks within deadlines
  • Flexible approach to range of work and working hours
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

 

 

2.     Legall Officer

No of Positions: 9

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1113

Requirements

Reporting to the Senior Legal Officer, in Legal, Regulatory Affairs & Company Secretary Division, the Legal Officer, will be responsible for handling litigation and disputes involving the Company and supporting the management on all related legal matters concerning the Company.

The key tasks & duties for the position include;

  • Preparing and filing legal documents at court registries, such as plaints, statements of defenses, response to claims, appeals, list of documents and witnesses, witness statements, bundle of documents, applications, etc. in order to protect the company’s interests.
  • Attending to all legal matters of the Company including advising, vetting and drafting of legal agreements and contracts.
  • Representing the Company in courts (Superior and Subordinate Courts), tribunals, and before government agencies.
  • Conducting pre-trial briefings and site visits in order to be fully apprised of the matter and prepare the litigation strategy.
  • Conducting research and analysis of legal matters and Interpreting laws, rulings and proffer legal opinions so as to guide the Company allocated to them.
  • Communicating with colleagues, judicial officers, investigative agencies, licensing authorities and others in matters allocated to them.
  • Preparing letters and general correspondences as regards matters they are handling.
  • Engaging in amicable settlement of disputes and complaints and following up on their resolutions.
  • Overseeing the work of support staff, such as legal assistants, legal clerks and Legal Secretaries to enable efficient delivery of services.
  • Providing guidance, advice, legal awareness and/or training and educational programs, to improve business understanding of related laws and regulatory requirements and contractual matters as may be required.
  • Preparing reports and maintaining the records of the Company with respect to the department to enable monitoring and reporting to the management.
  • Liaising with external lawyers on court cases and monitoring compliance with court procedures and requirements to enhance timely, efficient and effective conclusion of disputes, prosecutions and disputes.

Appointment Specification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized Institution
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a valid practicing certificate
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya
  • Five (5) years post admission experience in a busy law firm and must have been in active litigation and dispute resolution position, commercial and company secretarial experience
  • Certified Public Secretary (K) in good standing will be an added advantage
  • Master’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in English and good writing skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Strong communication, reporting and negotiation Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Demonstrable skills in information handling and data organization, including the use of relevant information databases, online services and library
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to integrate diverse information from varied sources
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated and strong team player
  • Coordination, networking and relationship building skills
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively and complete tasks within deadlines
  • Flexible approach to range of work and working hours
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

 

 

Method of Application

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke. Attach detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials as well as Clearances from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC). Quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your mobile telephone contact, e-mail addresses and names and addresses of three (3) referees to be received not later than Tuesday, 21st September 2021.

An attractive remuneration package and benefits awaits successful candidates. Appointment to the positions will be on contractual terms for a period of 3 years’ renewable subject to one’s performance and business requirements.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Via https://kplc.co.ke/content/item/3336/career-opportunities?utm

05 Jul, 2021

Supervisor – Records Management – Deadline: 14/07/2021

Job Purpose

  • This role is responsible for ensuring implementation by department registry management guidelines, policies, procedures and disposal of records in line with legislative framework in the Authority.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

  • Ensure implementation of the records management guidelines, procedures, standards and policies.
  • Conduct records survey and appraisals to identify records that have outlived their usefulness and are deemed fit for disposal
  • Conduct disposal of obsolete records in the Authority
  • Conduct records management awareness in the Authority.
  • Participate in relocation of records to new offices or archives in line with user requests.
  • Ensure user departments maintain good housekeeping practice in the records storage areas.
  • Ensure identification of vital records for digital preservation.
  • Liaise with Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services regional representatives on disposition process of KRA records as per Public Archives Act Cap.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic qualifications

  • A relevant university degree from a recognized institution

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Membership of relevant professional body

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in a similar role.

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • People management skills
  • Results driven and analytical
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Technological ability
  • Tax business understanding

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1290-supervisor-%E2%80%93-records-management?utm

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05 Jul, 2021

Corporate Development Associate – Deadline: Not Specified

About the role

Reporting to the Grants and Impact Manager, the Corporate Development Associate will play an important supporting role in the next phase of Pawame’s growth by managing the flow of information about Pawame to external stakeholders. This includes:

  • Sourcing and preparing successful grant and award applications.
  • Coordinating reporting and compliance requirements to Pawame’s donors and investors.
  • Creating meaningful and up-to-date content and communications for Pawame’s shareholders and potential investors.
  • Administering due diligence requirements for debt and equity investors.
  • Supporting shareholder administration activities.

KEY ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

Pawame secures additional grant funding and award recognition to fuel further growth

  • ­­­Identify suitable grant and award opportunities from industry publications, advisors, and social media.
  • Lead the preparation of grant and award applications in a timely, professional and efficient manner, collecting relevant information from the Pawame team.
  • Manage additional information requests from donors during application processes.
  • Maintain Pawame’s grant tracker and grant application folders in neat and up-to-date condition.

Pawame adheres to all reporting and compliance requirements set by donors and investors

  • Identify and organizing reporting & compliance requirements from grant and debt providers as well as other external stakeholders as relevant.
  • Coordinate Pawame’s reporting processes, collecting information from Data & Analytics, Finance, Product, and Sales teams and providing them to external stakeholders in a timely and professional way.
  • Coordinate Pawame’s ESG policies and documentation under the supervision of the Grants & Impact Manager.

Pawame’s shareholders and potential investors are informed and up-to-date on Pawame’s progress

Implement and improve Pawame’s corporate communications plan, including:

  • Maintain Pawame’s social media presence by curating and producing content Pawame’s social media platforms;
  • Write Pawame’s quarterly newsletters for shareholders and potential investors;
  • Monitor Pawame’s social media platforms and ensure timely responses to queries;
  • Track Pawame’s social media performance using key metrics;
  • Monitor investors@pawame.com email address.

Pawame’s due diligence processes are managed in an efficient, timely and professional manner

  • Maintain Pawame’s investor data room up-to-date.
  • Keep Pawame’s investor deck and other materials up-to-date.
  • Assist the CFO in gathering requisite due diligence materials in a timely fashion for equity and debt investors.
  • Maintain FAQ bank for due diligence and application processes.
  • Communicate with investors on due diligence needs.

Pawame’s shareholder administration is executed in timely and accurate manner

  • Administer KYC processes and onboarding new shareholders;
  • Develop and maintain Pawame’s investor & shareholder database;
  • Other administrative tasks as needed on an ad hoc basis as directed by the Grants & Impact Manager, CEO or CFO.

KEY CROSS-FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIP & INTERFACES

Finance

The Associate will report to the CFO on due diligence matters and liaise closely on compliance and reporting requirements.

Data & Analytics

The Associate will work with the Data and Analytics team to ensure that accurate, timely data is produced and available for communications and reporting.

Product & Sales

The Associate will work with the Product Manager and Sales and Marketing Director to identify needs and new opportunities for grant funding.

Requirements

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable university.

Required Experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in fundraising, investment or a communications role required.

Technical attributes and competencies

  • Excellent English writing skills required.
  • Experience in communications and content-production strongly preferred.
  • Experience in interacting with donors strongly preferred.
  • Basic understanding of investment and financing terminology preferred.
  • Some project management experience preferred and interest in project management required.

Behavioral attributes and competencies

  • Strong professional, proactive communicator.
  • Creative thinker, adept at identifying new opportunities.
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities & tight timelines.
  • Team player & eager to learn about the off-grid solar sector & about all areas of the company operations. Previous off-grid solar experience not required.

Benefits

  • Healthcare Insurance.
  • Paid time off.
  • Middle management training programs.
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • Subsidized meals at the Pawame Headquarters.
  • Our values guide our work, and as a PawaTeam member, you’re expected to work with integrity, discipline and drive to serve our customers and build our community. Everyone from our interns to the founders contributes to our success in different ways and have meaningful opportunities to grow and learn in the company.
  • With community being one of Pawame’s core values we foster an inclusive, collaborative culture that treats every individual with respect. Pawame welcomes applications for this position from all qualified applicants with pre-existing Kenyan work authorization. Women are especially encouraged to apply.

Apply Via https://apply.workable.com/pawame/j/ADF21FB422/apply/?utm

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