County Government of Bomet Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Bomet Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • The County Public Service Board (CPSB) is charged with the responsibility of developing and implementing human resource policies and framework for the County Government in line with the relevant laws.

  • Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the Public Service Board of Bomet invites applications from
    suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions:

    Legal Officer

  • The officer will be reporting to the County Public Service Board Secretary/CEO.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertaking research on assigned legal issues.

  • Analyzing research data and compiling reports.

  • Preparing preliminary legal documents/instruments and liaising with the
    County Attorney.

  • Advising on various legal policy issues.

  • Coordinating the Court activities of the Board including drawing of charge sheets, bonding of witnesses, application for warrants and application for witness summons.

  • Developing County legislation including review of drafts bills, research on various pieces of legislation and departmental advisory on the legislative drafting.

  • Attending court to represent the Board in both civil and criminal litigation.

  • Undertaking conveyancing duties.

  • Preparing legal opinions and reviewing County legislation.

  • Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity and organizing
    stakeholders’ consultations.

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

    Qualifications

    For appointment to this position, one must;

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;

  • Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B) degree from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • Post graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;

  • Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing License

  • Must have served in the grade of Legal Officer II or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of two (2) years or if from private legal practice must have served for at least three (3) years;

  • Certificate in relevant Computer Applications;

  • Meet the requirements prescribed in Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution on leadership and integrity;

  • Demonstrate understanding of National values and principles of governance and Public Service as stipulated in Articles 10, 232 of the Constitution of
    Kenya, 2010

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Bomet Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya


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