Legal Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Zetech University

Job Description

Zetech University is a premier university offering exceptional learning to thousands of students from Kenya and beyond.

The University offers programmes in Information Technology, Business, Hospitality, Tourism, Development Studies, Communication and Media Studies. Our Mission is to provide holistic education by promoting excellence in research, integrating innovation and technology in learning with the aim of developing well rounded citizens to impact the social, political and economic world.

In line with our commitment to bring on board qualified, skilled and motivated staff driven by passion for their work and career growth,, we are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of a Part Time

Legal Officer.

Duties & Responsibilities;

The position-holder’s responsibilities, among others, will include the following:

» To handle all matters to do with registration of companies;

» To prepare, approve, sign and seal agreements, leases, legal forms, and other official documents on the company’s behalf, when authorised by the board of directors/trustees or the executive responsible;

» Filing of various documents/returns as per legal provisions;

» To ensure compliance with relevant statutory requirements;

» To conduct legal research;

» Actively participate in preparation of documents such as Memoranda of Understanding, Collaboration agreements and Proposals etc. This includes providing necessary guidance, perusing the documents with great clarity and skill with regard to the objectives of the companies involved, making amendments/corrections as necessary to meet standards for execution;

» To engage legal advisors for litigation purposes and prepare briefs and witnesses for pre-trial and hearings, as well as preparing of updates to the management;

» Proper maintenance of legal reference materials, company policies, contracts and agreements;

Qualifications and Experience:

» A Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized university;

» Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;

» Holder of CPS (K);

» Must be registered with the Law Society of Kenya;

» Excellent analytical, research, writing, problem-solving and interpersonal skills;

» Must have at least 2 years in general corporate practice or other relevant experience;

» Knowledge and skills in the use of MS Office suite and internet use.

To Apply :



Interested applicants are encouraged to send their application letters and updated CVs to the Vice Chancellor quoting Job Ref. ZU/10/25/47 indicating current and expected salary, not later than 15th June 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.