Kenya School of Law Principal Lecturer, Continuing Professional Development - Jobs in Kenya

Kenya School of Law Principal Lecturer, Continuing Professional Development - Jobs in Kenya

Grade: KSL 4

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  • The Kenya School of Law is a public legal education provider responsible for the provision of professional legal training as an agent of the Government.
  • The core functions of the School are set out in Section 4 of the Kenya School of Law Act, 2012.
  • In order to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery, the School wishes to recruit committed, dynamic and result-oriented persons who will join the existing strong team of staff to help it realize its vision of being,
  • A center of excellence in legal training, research and consultancies

    REF: KSL/HR03/2022 1 Position
  • Reporting to the Assistant Director, Continuing Professional Development, the incumbent will be responsible for training focus groups or professionals, carrying out legal consultancy and research on emerging legal issues.

    The Specific Duties and Responsibilities Will Entail: –

  • Developing policies, strategies and programmes for CPD;
  • Developing courses and training strategies;
  • Sourcing for consultancies and funding for CPD programmes;
  • Training lawyers and other professionals in integrated legal issues to enhance effectiveness in the performance of their roles;
  • Budgeting for planned programmes and keeping expenditure within budgeted amounts.
  • Identifying suitable trainers and speakers for training events and negotiating fees where applicable.
  • Designing alternative training delivery systems to meet the needs of members, e.g. online and eLearning training courses, development of training materials and best practice guides.
  • Developing and designing courses training materials to meet client needs;
  • Developing and carrying out sensitization on emerging legal areas to create awareness;
  • Carrying out legal audit consultancies for public institutions to meet their statutory mandates and generate income for the School;
  • Carrying out research on emerging legal issues;
  • Developing proposals and responding to requests for proposals and expressions of interest for training, consultancies and research from public, private and international institutions; and
  • Training, mentoring, coaching and supervising staff working under them.
  • Creating an opportunity for members to engage in best practice sharing and collaboration.

    Job Requirement
  • To qualify for this position, the applicant must have: –

  • At least eight (8) years’ post admission relevant work experience three (3)
    of which should be at a senior lecturer or supervisory role;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL.B) from a recognized university;
  • Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M) from a recognized university;
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Law;
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya with current practicing certificate;
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing;
  • Certificate in management course lasting four (4) weeks will be an added advantage;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution; and
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications.

    How to Apply
  • Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful candidates.
  • Selected candidates will be required to provide evidence of valid clearance by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, a Credit Reference Bureau, Higher Education Loans Board and provide a Police Clearance Certificate.
  • The Kenya School of Law is committed to implementing the provisions of Article 232 of the
  • All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address, and day -time telephone contact and must be accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport.
  • Visit the School website on and select Careers.
  • Create an account and log in to submit your application to:

    The Director
    Kenya School of Law
    P.O. Box 30369 – 00100
    Karen, Nairobi

  • Any form of application, other than through the School recruitment portal will NOT be considered.
  • The application should reach this office on or before 20th September 2022.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya School of Law Principal Lecturer, Continuing Professional Development Jobs in Kenya

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