Kenyatta National Hospital Senior Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya
Kenyatta National Hospital Senior Legal Officer Jobs in KenyaSenior Legal Officer, Job Group K5Job Purpose
The Senior Legal Officer will be responsible to the Deputy Director/CorporationParticipating in policy development and advising on legal policy issue.
Secretary, for provision of Legal Services in the Hospital.
Duties and Responsibilities
Developing legal documents/instruments.
Providing and interpreting legal information.
Briefing and monitoring external counsel to ensure legal representation is effective.
Developing effective working relationships with key user departments to ensure their
needs are understood and appropriate solutions developed that support business
Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance.
Implementing strategic plans and objectives in respect to the legal function.
Reviewing ongoing cases and advising management accordingly.
Conducting training and disseminating appropriate legal information to staff.
Reviewing and drafting contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensuring
compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.
Handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.
Coordinating external legal mandates to investigate and resolve potential legal
issues with regard to financial instruments issued by donors.
Preparing Quarterly Legal Reports; and
Participating in developing and ensuring compliance with the KNH’s collaboration
and partnership policy framework and strategy.
Qualifications and Experience
Masters degree in any of the following disciplines; Law, Business Administration,
Public Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University.
Bachelors of Law degree from a recognized Institution.
Post graduate Diploma in Law from 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.
Minimum eight (8) years relevant experience with at least three (3) years’ experience
in a supervisory capacity in a comparable role.
Certificate in Leadership/Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
from a recognized institution.
Certified Secretary (K) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will
be an added advantage.
Valid practicing certificate.
Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications.
Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Influencing persuasion and negotiation.
Effective communication skills.
Policy and strategic implementation.
Delivery of quality results.
Decision-making and problem-solving skills.
High standards of professional ethics.
Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
Coping with pressure and setbacks.
How to Apply
Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications
are required to apply online and Must submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 24th April 2019 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”.
Please visit our website www.knh.or.ke for full profile of all the advertised positions and
the Hospital application form and also the link to apply online.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following
documents during the interview:-
A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
KRA Tax Compliance
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta National Hospital Senior Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya
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