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Africa Office of the General Counsel Associate

Published on 08.06.2021


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Position : Africa Office of the General Counsel Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firm’s legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. You’ll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm’s client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. The role of this team is to negotiate and provide legal advice and support to the business when contracting with clients, external parties and service providers.When clients want to engage PwC for the performance of services in multiple territories across the PwC network, our contracting team assists with responding to our clients’ (and our own) contracting needs, making it easier to do business with the firm.PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to reviewing, revising, negotiating and advising on requests for proposals, non-standard client agreements for the Assurance, Advisory and Tax Lines of Service, master services agreements, engagement letters, subcontracts, nondisclosure agreements and other types of agreements consistent with the firm’s risk management standards while also considering applicable legal, regulatory and professional standards, often on a time sensitive basis.

Required profile for job ad : Africa Office of the General Counsel Associate

Preferred skills

  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders and drive consensus
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to work both independently and in a team.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws Degree
  • Qualification in a sub saharan African country
  • 2 years of experience with at least one year of prior experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts.

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)
Degrees/Field of Study required: Bachelor Degree - LawDegrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date
June 20, 2021

Job criteria for job ad : Africa Office of the General Counsel Associate
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
Industries :
Advice, audit, accounting
Services other
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Central - Coast - Eastern - Nairobi - North Eastern - Nyanza - Rift Valley - Western
City : Nairobi
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 1

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