Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • Are you a qualified, self-motivated Kenyan citizen looking for an opportunity to be part of a dedicated public service team? We are looking for you to filling the following vacant positions:

    Legal Officer - GRADE 6 (1 POSITION ON CONTRACT TERMS)

  • Reporting to the Principal Legal Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in provision of the Board's secretariat services, legal advisory services, coordinating all litigation matters and monitoring compliance with legal and statutory requirements within the organization. .

    Key Responsibilities

    • Researching and obtaining information on case files and communicating to the external advocates

    • Compiling schedule of legal risks compiling contract documentation for preparation and related documents,

    • External counsel in handling cases filed against the organization and attending court hearings.

    • Responding to correspondences and issues arising out of court matters,

    • Preparation of contracts;

    • Preparation of Board papers,

    • Reviewing invoices issued by external lawyers

    • Maintaining and updating 150 documents and records,

    Qualifications & Skills required

    • A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized institutions

    • A Postgraduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law

    • Current practicing certificate;

    • Admission as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya

    • Membership of the Law Society of Kenya;

    • Proficiency in computer applications

    • Fulfilled the requirements o! Chapter Six of the Constitution

    • Personal
    attributes such as report and minutes writing skills, communication skills, interpersonal and negotiation skills and a team player.

    Mandatory Requirements

    All applicants MUST provide the following documents on application;

    • A Signed application letter,

    • A detailed CV indicating their current and previous employers, positions held, current and expected salary, level of education and names of at least three professional referees;

    • Copies of academic and professional certificates, and

    • Copy of National Identification Card or Passport

  • Salary and benefits offered shall be guided by the prevailing organization policies on remuneration.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the stated requirements can submit applications via the address below:

    DN/A1021
    PO Box 49010-00506
    NAIROBI
    Or

  • Dropped at the Nation Centre, Kimathi Street, Nairobi clearly marked DN/A 1021
    All applications should be submitted on or before 19th February, 2021

  • Youth, female candidates, Persons with Disability (PWD) and marginalized are strongly encouraged to apply.

    ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.


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