Commission on Administrative Justice Office of the Ombudsman Chief Legal Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Commission on Administrative Justice Office of the Ombudsman Chief Legal Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Job Title : Chief Legal Officer

Reporting to : Director, Complaints, Investigations & Legal Services

Department : Complaints, Investigations and Legal Services

Job Grade : Caj 4

No. Of Posts : 1

Terms of Employment : Permanent & Pensionable

Duty Station : Head Office

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring compliance with the policy, legal requirements and provisions in all the undertakings of the Commission so as to safeguard the interest of the Commission in all legal matters;

  • Initiating the development and review of strategies and guidelines on complaints management;

  • Monitoring and evaluating complaints on administrative justice received, carrying out inquiries into the complaints, monitoring the resolutions and maintaining a complaints database;

  • Identifying issues and areas for legal policy formulation and review;

  • Preparing legal opinions, legal briefs, legal documents, leases, contracts and memoranda of understanding;

  • Conducting legal research on specific legal matters and emerging trends, researching on pending case files and coming up with an opinion to facilitate the justice process;

  • Recommending alternative disputes resolution mechanisms in addressing legal matters and conducting formal hearings;

  • Representing the Commission in litigation and other legal matters and

  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time

    Job Specification

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must: -

  • Have served in the grade of Senior Legal Officer or its equivalent for at least four (4) years;

  • Have Bachelor’s degree in Laws (LLB) from a recognized institution;

  • Have Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;

  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

  • Have a Certificate in Leadership/Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Have certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and ;

  • Have demonstrated professional competence in work performance and results

    All interested candidates who meet the job indent for this position are encouraged to send hard copy of their application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of their academic and professional certificates together with a clear National Identification card indicating the job reference number by 13th September’ 2022 at 4.30p.m. to:-

    The Commission Secretary
    Commission on Administrative Justice
    2nd Floor, Westend Towers – Waiyaki Way
    P O Box 20414 City Square 00200

    For more information and job application details, see; Commission on Administrative Justice Office of the Ombudsman Chief Legal Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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