EAC Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

EAC Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • To provide legal advice to the Lake Victoria Basin Commission as well as rendering other legal services.

    Responsibilities

  • Facilitate research and articulate regional best practices in harmonization of national laws;

  • Draft, review and guide negotiations on Tripartite Protocols, Agreements, MOUs, Funding and Grant Agreements, Contracts and other legal documents ensuring their consistency with the mandate of the Commission and international law;

  • Provide Partner States, upon request with all necessary legal support with regard to the implementation of the EAC Treaty, the Protocol establishing the LVBC and the Lake Victoria commission Act;

  • Provide legal advice to the Commission in its relations with third parties and employees on matters concerning administration and employment;

  • Represent the Commission in legal disputes;

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by management.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law from reputable University;

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice or/and Certification of enrollment on the Bar in a Partner State;

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience at National and/or International level.

  • Excellent legal drafting skills;

  • Good communication and negotiation skills;

  • Proficiency in use of computers and report writing skills.

  • All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

  • All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :

  • Fill in the application form attached; (download from here)

  • attach their application letter, a detailed CV, Copies of certified academic certificates, and a copy of National Identity Card or
    Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file.

  • Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope.

  • For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

  • Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21st August 2020.

    Please note:

  • You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.

    Applications which do not :

  • have EAC application form;

  • indicate nationality and age;

  • have the reference number;

  • or have an application letter attached;
    have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates;

  • or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.

  • Only qualified candidates will be contacted

  • EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

  • Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.

  • A due diligence will be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in the respective Partner States) and employment records.

    The Secretary General
    East African Community
    P. o Box 1096
    Arusha – Tanzania.

    Tel: +255 27 2162100

    Fax: +255 27 2162190

    E-mail: vacancy@eachq.org; copy to: vacancies@eachq.org

    Website : www.eac.int


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