Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Senior Legal Assistant (6 Months Contract).

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a) Job Specification

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;

b) Person Specifications

i. At least four(4) years relevant work experience;
ii. Diploma in Legal studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
Passed Part III of Certified Public Secretaries (CPS III) Examination or its recognized equivalent;
iii. Proficiency in computer application; and
iv. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Interpersonal skills
ii. Communication skills
iii. Integrity
iv. Team player

Terms of Employment: A six (6) months contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.

All the applications to be done through KEMRI E-Recruitment Portal on or before 11th May 2021 latest 5.00 p.m.

KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




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