National Housing Corporation - Legal Officer I Jobs in Kenya

National Housing Corporation - Legal Officer I Jobs in Kenya


  • Our Client, National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament Cap. 117 whose mandate is to implement the Government’s Housing Policies and Programmes. NHC is seeking to recruit results-driven and highly motivated individuals to fill the following exciting and challenging positions of Legal Officer I.

  • The Legal Unit of the Corporation serves the following functions: coordination of all legal matters, providing legal and secretarial services, and, ensuring adherence to and compliance with statutory and other regulatory requirements.

  • Reporting to the Corporation Secretary, the Legal Officer will be responsible for the following:

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft pleadings such as plaints, defense, applications, and affidavits for filing in court on behalf of the Corporation;

  • Advice on and draw conveyance documents on behalf of the Corporation;

  • Represent the corporation in court;

  • Advise the Corporation Secretary on various legal matters;

  • Interpret legal documents and agreements entered into by the Corporation;

  • Prepare contract documents for execution;

  • Advice on employment contracts and service level contracts with various service providers; and

  • Issue demand notices to defaulters in loans advanced by the Corporation


    Job Specifications

  • Be a holder of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized University;

  • Be a holder of a Postgraduate Diploma in Law;

  • Have six (6) years experience in law practice or as an advocate or Legal Officer;

  • Must be admitted as an Advocate of
    the High Court of Kenya; and

  • Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya or other recognized professional body.

    Key Competencies

  • Knowledge of computerized systems relevant to the position.

  • A highly analytical individual with the ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts and with the ability to prepare and present concise oral and written reports;

  • Demonstrate excellent managerial and leadership skills and an effective communicator;

  • Personal integrity with good work ethics and knowledge of principles of good corporate governance;

  • Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

    Candidates will be required to satisfy the following additional requirements:

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;

  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;

  • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau; and

  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Housing Corporation - Legal Officer I Jobs in Kenya

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