Job Opportunity at MSD - Head of Legal Services

Job Opportunity at MSD - Head of Legal Services

Head of Legal Services

POST: HEAD OF LEGAL SERVICES – 1 POST

EMPLOYER Medical Stores Department (MSD)
APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2022-07-30 2022-08-12

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i. To control, manage, and direct the activities and functions related to legal services;
ii. To provide advice to the Board of Trustee, Director General and Management in all legal matters;
iii. To review all draft contracts to ensure compliance with procurement procedures and protection of MSD’s legal interests;
iv. To plan for Board meeting and prepare Board calendar;
v. To arrange and coordinate all Board and Management meetings and implementation of resolutions;
vi. To coordinate preparation of Management performance reports for deliberation by the Board;
vii. To facilitate Board assessment, trainings and engagements;
viii. To act as Secretary to Executive Management Team meetings and records and keeps custody of all MSD proceedings and resolutions;
ix. To keep custody of all legal documents and seal of the institution to ensure are maintained in safe and proper custody;
x. To manage case register and co-ordinate law suits in which MSD is directly involved or is interested party;
xi. To participate in preparation and drafting of court briefs and pleadings;
xii. To manage MSD’s relationships with the Attorney General and Solicitor General as external providers of legal services on an ongoing basis;
xiii. To prepare business plan and budget and ensure its implementation in line with thresholds set;
xiv. To identify risks and their mitigation;
xv. To conduct Performance Review and Appraisal (DRIVE) of subordinates and gives feedback; and
xvi. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

Job Opportunity at MSD, Head of Legal Services

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of Master Degree in Law (LL.M) from any recognized Institution who has passed a recognized practical legal training or undergone internship program recognized by the Attorney General. He/she must be registered as Advocate of the High Court with eight (8) years work experience in related field or should be at the rank of at least senior officer.

REMUNERATION: MSDS

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