National AIDS Control Council Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

National AIDS Control Council Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya


Business Purpose/Objective

  • To provide overall legal expertise and support on legal issues relating to the functions, structures and activities of the organization and support management on issues pertaining to legal and regulatory framework and monitor compliance with legal and regulatory corporate governance
    requirements.

    Accountabilities (Responsibilities)

    • Advising the organization on all legal matters that may arise in its operations;

    • Drawing and vetting of contracts, agreements and other legal documents;

    • Negotiating for contracts;

    • Development of divisional budgets and workplans;

    • Following up on cases filed against the organization and preparation of legal reports and
    opinions;

    • Undertaking legal research;

    • Liaising with external lawyers and the state law office on all cases filed against the organization to ensure instructions, witnesses and statements are procured on time;

    • Developing, implementing and reviewing legal policies and procedures to ensure that they
    are in accord with the existing legislation;

    • Coordinating the organization’s complaint management system;

    • Advising the organization on the legislation that affect the organization and changes made
    thereof;

    • Monitoring compliance with legal and statutory requirements of the organization;

    • Providing necessary support in the board secretarial function;

    • Providing of day to day legal and regulatory support to the functional areas covering general
    compliance queries and reviews; and

    • Carry out any other duties relating to laws of the country or the organization generally as
    may be directed by the head legal services from time to time.

    Educational For appointment to this
    grade a candidate must have:


    • Have a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from a recognized institution;

    • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Law, Business Administration, Public Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law;

    • Admission to the Roll of Advocates of the High Court of Kenya;

    • Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK).

    • Possession of a current Law Practicing Certificate;

    • Evidence of proficiency in computer applications;

    • A supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;

    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Experience

    • A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience in Public service or Private sector,

    • Experience in Public Sector matters/operations

    Key competencies

    • Organizational skills.

    • Team player

    • Communication skills.

    • Interpersonal skills.

    • Attention to detail.

    • Strategic planning skills.

    • Leadership skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National AIDS Control Council Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya



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