KCA University Legal Assistant Jobs in Kenya

KCA University Legal Assistant Jobs in Kenya


Job Objective

​The job holder will assist the Legal Counsel to discharge the mandate of the legal department.

Duties and Responsibilities

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  • Drafting, review of contracts, MoUs, leases and other University Agreements.

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  • General legal research on topical issues

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  • Preparation of legal opinions and legal reports for management as may be required.

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  • Preparation of draft policy papers and instruments which have legal implications for consideration by relevant authorities.

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  • Preparation of Quarterly Legal Brief on relevant topics for Legal Newsletter.

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  • Gathering and compiling evidence for effective defence of the University.

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  • Support the relevant University Offices in ensuring compliance with guidelines from the Commission for University Education (CUE), Universities Act, 2012 and other statutes and regulations.

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  • Maintain an efficient record management system for the department.

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  • Timely preparation of internal correspondence as provided in Legal Department Charter.

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  • Provide administrative support for the International/ Global Linkages docket.

    Qualifications & Experience

    The candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law

  • Advocate of at least 1-year post admission experience

  • Computer Literate


    Other Skills and Competencies

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  • High level of integrity and professionalism

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  • Knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations. Ability to apply legal expertise to analyse a diverse range of legal issues in the higher education sector and in developing innovative and creative solutions.

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  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

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  • High attention to detail.

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  • Strong negotiation skills.

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  • Ability to prepare complex legal documents.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter

    indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV and three references via email

    to hrjobs@kca.ac.ke by 10th November 2019. KCAU Staff are encouraged to apply

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The Human Resources Director,

    KCA University,

    P.O Box 56808-00200,

    Nairobi.



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