Full time Offered Salary :

Legal Officer – Recoveries at Old Mutual Kenya

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Job Description

 

  • To ensure that all Third Party Recovery matters are attended to promptly and in a professional manner by initiating the recovery process and where appropriate appointing Old Mutual’s external Advocates to commence recovery process in Court.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend to legal claims correspondence and act appropriately and promptly to facilitate expeditious legal claims processing.
  • Appoint service providers and monitor their performance for effective service delivery
  • Pursue recovery from third parties and ensure prompt conclusion of all recovery matters so as to reduce the final cost of the claim.
  • Guide/assist the legal clerk in the legal payment processing to facilitate timely payment of legal claims.
  • Determine and set correct reserves and regularly revise them to reflect correct position of the company liability at any given time.
  • Identify and pursue third party claims that can be settled out of court so as to reduce claim costs.
  • Assist in providing legal opinions on technical issues to assist in making  legally sound decisions

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Law
  • Admission to the bar as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

Experience: 

  • One year’s experience in handling Third Party Recovery matters after admission to the Bar.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills

​​​​​​​Closing Date – 25 May 2023

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