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The Anti-Counterfeit Agency was established under the Anti-Counterfeit Act 2008 as a State Corporation with the mandates to enlighten and inform the public on matters relating to counterfeiting, combat counterfeiting, trade and other dealings in counterfeit goods, devise and promote training programs to combat counterfeiting and co-ordinate with national, regional or international organizations involved in combating counterfeiting.

Post Title: Senior Human Resource and Administration Officer

Grade: ACA 6

Terms of Employment: Permanent and Pensionable

Purpose of the Job: Reporting to the Assistant Director – Human Resource and Administration, the holder will assist in providing effective leadership in the management of the Human Resources and administration functions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assess training needs and develop training and development programmes aimed at building staff capacity to achieve desired performance levels;
  • Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems aimed at increasing productivity in the Agency Ensure compliance with statutory safety, health and environmental standard in the work place.
  • Maintain comprehensive records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, etc;
  • Develop and manage staff welfare schemes such medical, insurance etc;
  • Advise managers on organizational policy matters like equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment and recommend changes; Review policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with labour laws;
  • Planning, directing and coordinating the administrative functions and support services of the Agency including security, transport management, cleaning services and varied insurances.
  • Carry out any other duty as may be assigned from time to time by the management.

    Job Specification

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Business Administration
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or other equivalent postgraduate qualifications
  • Membership with the Institute of Human Resource Management (Kenya)
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience, two (2) of which must be in similar or comparable position.
  • Competence in use of ICT and a Human Resource Information system.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

    Applications

    Duly filled application form (click here to download) and motivation letter should be e-mailed to recruit [at] aca.or.ke


    Post Title: Principal Legal Officer

    Grade: ACA 8

    Terms of Employment: Permanent and Pensionable

    Purpose of the Job

    The Principal Legal Officer is responsible to the Deputy Director - Enforcement and Legal Services for the effective management of legal matters in the Agency.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Supervising all staff in the Legal Services division.
  • Developing and reviewing on a continuous basis the training policies for legal staff to ensure relevance and adherence to the laid down official policies and guidelines.
  • Preparing requisite documents and attending law court proceedings;
  • Advising the Agency on compliance with the Act, and other relevant laws;
  • Liaising with external lawyers on litigation and other legal matters;
  • Developing and reviewing training programmes for legal officers;
  • Compiling annual reports and statistics for the division;
  • Initiating the drafting, reviewing and revision of legislation;
  • Performing any other duty as may be assigned by management.

    Job Specification

  • Served for at least three (3) years in the grade of chief legal officer or a comparable position for at least three (3) years;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized university;
  • A postgraduate diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Have been admitted to the Roll of Advocates, with at least six(6) years active and uninterrupted post admission experience in legal practice
  • A Master’s degree in Law, or any other social science from a recognized institution. Specialization in criminal law or intellectual property law is an added advantage.
  • A current practising certificate;
  • A certificate in computer applications;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

    Applications

    Duly filled application form (click here to download) and motivation letter should be e-mailed to recruit [at] aca.or.ke


    Post Title: Senior Legal Officer

    Grade: ACA 6

    Terms of Employment: Permanent and Pensionable

    Purpose of the Job: The Senior Legal Officer is responsible to the Principal Legal Officer for the effective management of legal matters in the Agency.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Documenting legal activities and maintaining an up-to-date legal actions and issues database for quick reference and guide to management;
  • Participating in drawing and vetting commercial contracts, leases and other legal instruments;
  • Handling correspondences on legal aspects and recommending appropriate legal actions;
  • Providing legal advice to the Agency;
  • Attending court to file litigation documents and representing the Agency as may be required;
  • Supporting investigations and maintaining active liaison with security agencies to conclude investigations
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by management.

    Job Specification

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized university;
  • A postgraduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of law;
  • Must have been admitted to the Roll of Advocates, with at least four(4) years active and uninterrupted post admission experience in legal practice.
  • A current practising certificate;
  • A certificate in computer applications; and
  • Served for at least three (3) years in the grade of Legal Officer I or in a comparable position for at least three (3) years.

    Applications

    Duly filled application form (click here to download) and motivation letter should be e-mailed to recruit [at] aca.or.ke

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