Kenyatta National Hospital Legal Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital Legal Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Job purpose

An officer at this level will work under direct supervision of the Manager, Legal Services in the provision of legal services in the Hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing and reviewing legal contracts, deeds, leases and other legal papers of a routine nature;

  • Researching on relevant statues, ruling and precedents to be used as a basis for answering requests for legal opinions;

  • Handling all legal matters including litigations in liaison with external lawyers;

  • Providing legal advice and ensure compliance with legal and statutory requirements

  • Maintaining a comprehensive database of all legal matters with up to date progress;

  • Reviewing and formulating legal policies, procedures and regulations;

  • Reviewing recent legislation, court cases, correspondence and publications pointing out matters of note or which necessitate management action;

  • Liaising with other departments in managing legal matters;

  • Assisting in the provision of secretarial duties to the Board of Directors as and when the need arises;

  • Attending court hearing and relevant registries as and when required;

  • Conducting legal awareness and education to Hospital staff.

    Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor of Laws degree or equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  • Post graduate Diploma in Law or equivalent from the Kenya School of Law.

  • Admission to the Roll of Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing.

  • Have a minimum of one (1) year post admission experience in a comparable role.

  • Valid practicing licence from the relevant professional body.

  • Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Application.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants who
    meet the requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available on KNH Website The application form together with a detailed C.V listing the qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or before 26th September, 2022 to the address below:-

    The Chief Executive Officer

    Kenyatta National Hospital

    P.O Box 20723-00202


    “Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.


    1. Kenyatta National Hospital Does Not charge Any Fees for application

    2. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    3. Successful candidate will be required to submit the document listed below to comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,2010: –

  • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service

  • EACC Clearance

  • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance

  • HELB Compliance

  • KRA Tax Compliance

    Members of the public are informed that Kenyatta National Hospital, Human Resource Division will contact the shortlisted applicants and candidates through Telephone number 0780433080 only.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta National Hospital Legal Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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