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Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate & Compliance at Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate & Compliance at Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).

Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate & Compliance at Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Jobs at Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is an international organization driven by the vision of a world without malnutrition. OUR METHODOLOGY / At GAIN, we believe that no one sector alone can solve the complex problem of malnutrition.

Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate & Compliance

 

About the Role

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate & Compliance to manage the incorporation of new entities, the change of legal status of already existing ones, and ensure compliance with local laws and regulations to maintain GAIN’s registration worldwide. This role is open to applicants both from Nairobi, Kenya or Cotonou, Benin.

The Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate & Compliance, will play a key role in enhancing the corporate structure of GAIN’s country programmes worldwide. This is a cross-cutting function, dealing with all teams and senior managers of the foundation.

Under oversight of the Head of the Legal, the Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate & Compliance, will manage the incorporation of new entities, the change of legal status of already existing ones, and ensure compliance with local laws and regulations to maintain GAIN’s registration worldwide. This is a specialist advisory role focused on corporate matters internationally.

Key Responsibilities include

  • Manage the process of registering new entities where GAIN programmes are implemented, including (i) advising management on available options for registration; (ii) providing recommendations on the most suitable option; and (iii) registering the entity.
  • Manage the process of renewing the registration or dissolving entities whenever required.
  • Ensure the legal status of already registered entities is aligned with new legislation and meet the organization’s legal and compliant obligations/requirements.
  • Facilitate, and ensure that the foundation is conducting its operations in full compliance with all statutory requirements by maintaining a careful legal watch and escalating when necessary. This role will review the foundation’s process for monitoring statutory compliance and will provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Provide guidance to Country Directors and operations staff on legal governance and statutory compliance matters.
  • Responsible for drafting and/or reviewing country specific documents, such as lease agreements.
  • Responsible for preparing and processing for signature Power of Attorneys and revocations for Country Directors.

Apply now

Go to Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) on www.gainhealth.org to apply

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