Kenya Roads Board Principal, Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Roads Board Principal, Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Specification

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:-

  • Providing legal advice to the taken by the Board.

  • Drawing up contracts, agreements, and other legal documents;

  • Undertaking research on different information to ensure that the Board is acting in accordance with all applicable laws;

  • Preparing Quarterly Legal Reports;

  • Identifying legal and compliance risks and issues relative to the Board’s intended ctions;

  • Managing the risk exposure of the Board by ensuring compliance with all relevant
    statutory and regulatory requirements;

  • Liaising with external lawyers on all cases filed against the Board to ensure instructions, witnesses and statements are procured on time;

  • Working with external lawyers to initiate lawsuits or to formulate a defense, to gather evidence in legal proceedings involving the Board and rendering general advice relating to any legal proceedings involving the Board; and

  • Representing the Board in litigation matters.

    Person Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

  • Minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which is in a supervisory role;

  • Have Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;

  • Master’s degree in any of
    the following disciplines; Law, Business Administration,
    Public Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University.

  • Have Postgraduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law

  • Have been Admitted as an advocate of the High Court Kenya;

  • Have valid practicing certificate;

  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution

  • Have proficiency in computer applications;

  • Demonstrate professional competence in work performance and results

  • Proficiency in Computer applications

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Communication and reporting skills

  • Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Team player

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Roads Board Principal, Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

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