Standard Bank Group Job Vacancy 2018 for Legal Officer & Shares Registrar, Application Details

Standard Bank Group Job Vacancy 2018 for Legal Officer & Shares Registrar, Application Details

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Standard Bank Group Job Vacancy. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Standard Bank Group Job Vacancy 2018

Legal: guidance across all areas and geographies to ensure: every transaction is appropriately negotiated, documented and implemented, losses arising from litigation are minimized, and legal issues carrying negative reputational consequences are avoided.

Job Purpose

The main purpose within the organization is to assist in the provision of Company Secretarial services, as well as legal advisory services on a corporate level.

To provide corporate, legal and administrative services to all companies that are part of the Stanbic group of companies (the Group) and which currently consist of Stanbic Holdings Plc (SH), Stanbic Bank Kenya Limited (SBK), Stanbic Insurance Agency Limited (SIAL) and SBG Securities Limited (SBGS), and to ensure their individual compliance with the Companies Act, Capital Markets Act, the Nairobi Securities Exchange Rules; Banking Act and Prudential Guidelines, Insurance Act and Bancassurance Guidelines, and all other relevant acts and regulations.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Corporate Governance
Assist the Company Secretary in ensuring adherence to and taking responsibility for compliance with the Companies Act and the different Memorandum and Articles of Association by all companies in the Group.
Assist the Company Secretary in providing Company Secretarial services to all companies in the Group.
Assist the Company Secretary, as required, in relation to Board of Directors meetings and the various Board Committee meetings for the companies in the Group.

Prepare pre-minutes in advance for review prior to Board and Committee meetings; and to take minutes at these meetings as the need arises.

Assist in the preparation of Board and Committee packs for the various companies in the Group and ensure the distribution of the same to all board members within the stipulated time frame of 7 days.

To ensure the individual compliance of the Group Companies with the Companies Act, Capital Markets Act and the Nairobi Securities Exchange Continued Listing Obligations; and all other relevant legislation and regulations.

Advisory Function
Raising awareness of any legal developments that may affect the Group and evaluating the legal ramifications of such developments;
To research and compile reports on applicable laws and current corporate governance principles and policies, including Basil III and King III
Analysis of new laws and regulations and assess their impact on the Group;
Ensuring that the reputation/ image of the Group is adequately addressed, safeguarded and maintained with regard to the business principles and policies and business risk adopted by the companies in the Group;

To ensure, as far as possible, that no conflict of interest exists with the Group’s principles/ values or best practice in any area of operation;

To make recommendations whenever necessary in order to ensure that laws and regulations or supervisory requirements are being complied with by the Boards of the companies in the Group; and

To draft, review, and negotiate contracts to be entered into by Stanbic Holdings Plc.

To perform any other task as may be required in the function

Preferred Qualification and Experience

Bachelor of Laws Degree

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Professional Qualifications
The advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

Three years’ experience as an advocate in a law firm or legal/financial institution: practical knowledge in reviewing and analyzing legislation and regulations, and minute taking in meetings

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

A CPS qualification is an added advantage

Training & Self-development

Ensure that training & self-development occurs on a continuous basis in order to maintain the technical knowledge required to understand an advise in relation to the regulatory framework that applies to the various companies in the Group (and in particular the Bank) as well as the risks to which those companies are exposed.

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

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