EACC Legal Officer II – Civil Litigation, Asset Recovery & Legal Support Jobs in Kenya

EACC Legal Officer II – Civil Litigation, Asset Recovery & Legal Support Jobs in Kenya



The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) is established under Section 3 of
the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Act No. 22 of 2011, pursuant to article (79)
of the Constitution of Kenya. The Mandate of the Commission is to combat and prevent
corruption through law enforcement, preventive measures, education and promotion
of standards and best practices of Integrity, Ethics and Anti-Corruption.

Reporting to the Director, Legal Services through the Deputy Director – Civil
Litigation, Asset Recovery & Legal Support


Responsibilities


  • Carrying out research, sharing relevant information and monitoring the
    Commission’s compliance with International and National regulatory framework
    and commitments;
  • Studying and analysing policy framework of other relevant Institutions in Kenya
    and other jurisdictions and sharing the relevant information appropriately;
  • Reviewing legislations and making recommendation for amendment;
  • Drawing contracts, memoranda of understanding and partnership agreements
    between the Commission and third party stakeholders;
  • Providing legal advice/opinions to the Commission as required;
  • Drafting policy documents, guidelines and regulations;
  • Spearheading collaboration with regional and international anti-corruption bodies;
  • Organizing and facilitating workshops and trainings for various professional
    societies for the dissemination of anti-corruption and pro-integrity awareness;
  • Preparing and processing Mutual Legal Assistance request;
  • Preparing monthly reports on current status;
  • Holding brief in Civil matters;
  • Providing actual legal representation in cases where the Commission is sued;
  • Instituting civil proceedings for compensation or recovery of public assets acquired through corrupt activities.


    Requirements


  • Minimum working experience of 5 years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law or its equivalent qualification
    from a recognized
    institution;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with current practicing certificate unless
    exempted;
  • Certificate in computer application skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work
    performance and results.


    How to Apply


    In addition to the qualifications set above applicants must further obtain clearances
    from the following:


  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Registration and good standing in relevant Professional Bodies


    Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should complete EACC Form 1 online and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional
    certificates (certified by the issuing institution), clearances and testimonials.

    All applications must be made online and will be acknowledged via an email. Only
    shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

    To be considered applications should be received not later than Tuesday,
    12th March, 2019 at 5.00pm

    Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification


    For more information and job application details, see; EACC Legal Officer II – Civil Litigation, Asset Recovery & Legal Support Jobs in Kenya


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