Legal Officer Jobs Kenya

Legal Officer Jobs Kenya

NCCK, an umbrella organization for Protestant Churches and Christian Organizations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position:

Reporting to the General Secretary, this position is responsible for providing and facilitating legal, technical, institutional and related services to the Council.

Duties and Responsibilities for the Legal Officer Job

  • Offer legal and technical counsel to the Council
    Draw, peruse, complete and interpret legal documents on behalf of the Council
  • Draw and accept court processes affecting the Council and take action as necessary
  • Liaise with Council’s external lawyers in legal matters affecting the Council
    Service, organize and facilitate constitutional and governance meetings
  • Draft notices, agenda and minutes for constitutional meetings and governance meetings
  • Keep corporate members’ records and facilitate processing of new applications for membership
  • Ensure that the Council’s property and staff are adequately insured
  • Administer the Council’s general and life insurance policies
  • Provide designated technical support to Council’s subsidiaries, affiliates and corporate members
  • Keep track of new legislation and advise the Council accordingly

    Legal Officer Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Law (LLB)
  • Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
  • A current Advocate’s Practicing Certificate
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar position especially within a Non-Governmental Organization set up
  • Age of 32
    years and above

    Other Competences:

  • Demonstrable Christian maturity
  • Good understanding of court procedures and processes
  • Good command of insurance law and practice
  • Demonstrable knowledge of labour law and industrial relations
  • Strong analytical and planning skills
    Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to multi task and work with minimum supervision

    How to Apply

  • Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form online and send it via email to before 4.00 p.m. on Friday 3rd October 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


  • It has come to our attention that unscrupulous individuals are taking advantage of the unemployed public with promises of securing them employment with the National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK).
  • The Public is advised that NCCK does NOT charge any fee whatsoever for application, processing, interviewing or securing employment.

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