Ministry of Petroleum and Mining Assistant Director - Petroleum Legal and Compliance Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Petroleum and Mining Assistant Director - Petroleum Legal and Compliance Jobs in Kenya

  • The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining was established to provide leadership in the management of the extractive sector in the country as guided by the executive order No. 1 of 2018.


    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

    • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Principal Petroleum Legal and Compliance Officer CSG 8 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;

    • A Degree in Bachelors of Law (LLB) from a university recognized in Kenya;

    • A Diploma in Law from the Council of Legal Education;

    • Been an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

    • A Valid Practising Certificate from Law Society of Kenya;

    • A Certificate in Petroleum Law lasting not less than two (2) weeks or its equivalent

    • Qualification from a recognized institution in Kenya; and demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


    Duties and responsibilities will include:-

    • Ensuring petroleum legal framework is aligned to the constitution and other related statutes;

    • Liaising with relevant stakeholders on oil and gas on legal matters;

    • Ensuring compliance with statutory petroleum legislations and policies;

    • Assessing and reviewing contracts and agreements in line with existing legal framework;

    Undertaking research on petroleum related legal developments;

    • Implementation and review of policy guidelines and regulation on petroleum legal developments;

    • Providing advice on legal aspects of oil and gas policies and standards;

    • Interpreting and implementing court orders, judgements, rulings, arbitration awards and other court documents in liaison with the State Law Office;

    • Issuing instructions in litigation and arbitration proceedings relating to oil and gas where necessary;

    • Providing legal guidance for licensing and acquisition of oil and gas exploration blocks;

    • Ensuring proper execution of legal documentation on petroleum operations;

    • Developing legal mechanisms for contractual management of petroleum agreements;

    • Ensuring compliance with legal obligations and regulatory requirements pertaining to oil and gas;

    • Conducting due diligence on upstream, midstream and downstream legal transactions;

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Petroleum and Mining Assistant Director - Petroleum Legal and Compliance Jobs in Kenya

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