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Head of Compliance/ Company Secretary At Agricultural Marketing Authority

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Expires: 19 Apr 2024

Full Time



job Description

A VACANCY has arisen within the Agricultural Marketing Authority for the position of Head of Compliance/ Company Secretary. The incumbent will be reporting directly to the CEO. The Head of Compliance/Company Secretary is expected to oversee the general controlling, managing, and directing the activities of the legal services function; ensuring that the CEO is at all times appraised of the developments within the Function's remit: providing professional and strategie advice to the CEO, Board and senior Management.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities
•Providing the Authority's staff, management, Board and Committees, as applicable, with high quality legal and related advice/analysis, tailored to the Authority's needs, on matters pertaining to all aspect of the authority's statutory remit and related matters.
•Managing and coordinating the Authority's approach towards litigation/other proceedings to which the Authority is party or potentially party.
•Leading in the development of regulation and related material pertaining to the Authority's statutory functions.
•Contributing to the preparation of draft legislation as reguired.
•Liasing with other parties legal advisors/ representatives as required.
•Undertaking legal research as required.
The Secretary's principal responsibilities include:
•Discharging the statutory functions assigned to the Company Secretary by the Companies Act.
•Ensuring that the company's and directors' respective responsibilities under company law are complied with, including, inter alia, those relating to maintenance of minutes of Board and Committee meetings; maintenance of statutory registers.
•Acting as Secretary to the Board and its Committees
•Ensuring compliance with the Authority's mandate by all stakeholders in the sector.

Qualifications and Experience

OLLB Degree or equivalent qualification.
•A relevant Master's Degree is an added advantage.
•Admitted Attorney: 8-10 years' post admission experience in a Commercial law Environment.
Experience in negotiating and drafting contracts.
•Experience in legal research and drafting of opinions, leading negotiations on high value agreements.
•Experience in conducting and for coordinating due diligence investigations.
•In-depth knowledge of relevant corporate governance and risk management legislation, codes and regulatory requirements that may impact the authority's operations.
•At least 5 years' experience at a senior management level
•Must be a person of high integrity, professionalism, assertiveness, and innovation.
•Ability and tenacity to work with Government and other stakeholders.

How to Apply

Please send your CV. certificates, and application letter to: [email protected] using "Head of Compliance/ Company Secretary" as the subject of the email by not later than 19 April 2024.

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    Full Time

  • Expiry Date

    19 Apr 2024

  • Date Posted

    17 Apr 2024