Kenya Rural Roads Authority Career Opportunities

4. Senior Legal Affairs Officer

Will be responsible to the Legal Affairs Manager, and will assist in documentation, secretarial and legal activities of the Authority. Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve:
  • Providing legal advice to the Authority;
  • Monitoring and ensuring legal and regulatory compliance;
  • Reviewing, advising, and making recommendations on new legislation, subsidiary legislation, rules and regulations;
  • Providing legal opinions on various matters arising from the Departments / Sections of the Authority;
  • Undertaking research and reviews of existing laws that impact the Authority’s core functions;
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts, leases and other conveyance documents;
  • Providing necessary support in preparation for Board matters.
    Qualifications
  • Five (5) years post qualification experience in the field of legal services in the Public Service or Private Sector; Experience in the Public Sector is an added advantage.
  • A Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
  • Registered as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • A current Practicing Certificate;
  • A Certificate of Attendance of a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution, is an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in the use of ICT in discharging legal duties.

    Terms of Service and Remuneration Successful candidate will serve on a three (3) years’ contract, renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set performance targets and outcomes.

    The salary and other benefits attached to this position will be as determined by the Board guided by the State Corporations and Advisory Committee in consultation with the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

    For the detailed Job Profile, Specification and general information on KeRRA, please visit the Authority’s website www.kerra.go.ke.

    Interested candidates are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit with their application copies of clearance certificates from the following organizations:-

  • K.R.A.
  • H.E.L.B.
  • E.A.C.C.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct.

    Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below by 14th October, 2016 at 5.00 p.m. Applications to include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three referees. Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials, and copy of National ID / Passport.

    The Director General,
    Kenya Rural Roads Authority,
    Blue Shield Towers, 6th Floor,
    Hospital Hill Road,
    P.O. Box 48151 - 00100,
    NAIROBI.
    Or emailed to: recruitment@kerra.go.ke or hand deliveredand inserted in theRecruitment Box located on the 6th Floor.

    KeRRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

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