National Police Service Commission Deputy Director - Legal Affairs Jobs in Kenya

National Police Service Commission Deputy Director - Legal Affairs Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic/ Policy Responsibilities

  • Identify issues and areas for Policy Formulation and reform;

  • Undertake law and Policy reviews;

  • Coordinate and implement work plans for the Directorate;

  • Develop legal policies and procedures to ensure that they are in accord with the existing legislation;

  • Monitoring compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements;

  • Keeping custody of the records of the Commission Meeting and the preservation of original documents;

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

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

  • Participate in the institution budgeting process in accordance with the midterm expenditure framework;

  • Lead and contribute to collaboration with other units within the NPSC on intersecting areas of work;

  • Participate in the development of policy analysis standards and procedures in accordance with relevant government regulations to ensure achievement of set standards.

  • Mentor and coach staff within the Directorate to enhance work performance as set out in the appraisal schemes;

    Managerial Responsibilities

  • Preparing Commission Meeting Resolutions, Action Points, Board Reports and Board Minutes;

  • Undertake research on legal issues and advice the Commission on the same;

  • Attend Commission meetings and communicate resolutions of the Commission to the Heads of Departments and Sections for timely action;

  • Take Minutes of the Commission meetings in a timely manner and ensuring their circulation;

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

  • Implement performance appraisal systems of the directorate;

  • Follow up on cases filed against the Commission and assist preparation of legal reports and opinions;

  • Implementation and realization of the Strategic Plans
    and objectives in the Directorate;

  • Ensure individual staff annual work plans are implemented and are within the estimated budget, timelines and quality standards to achieve effective and efficient performance in the directorate;

  • Monitor and track compliance with policy, regulation, standards and guidelines; and

  • Facilitate dissemination, translation and implementation of Policy and Legal research findings.

    Requirements for Appointment

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

  • Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines; Law, Business Administration, Public Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a
    recognized institution;

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;

  • Be admitted as an advocate of the High Court Kenya;

  • Be a certified Public Secretary (K) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Be a member of a Professional body;

  • A Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized Institution;

  • Twelve (12) years of service of which three (3) should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization; and

  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Police Service Commission Deputy Director - Legal Affairs Jobs in Kenya


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