Nyamira County Chief Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Nyamira County Chief Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafting of Private Members’ Bills; drafting of amendments to Bills to be proposed to the Assembly by any Member of County Assembly or any Committee of County Assembly;

  • Giving legal interpretation of Acts and Bills and generally giving legal advice on matters relating to County Assembly;

  • Providing legal advice to the County Assembly Service Board (CASB), County Assembly Service, County Assembly and its Committees;

  • Ensuring that Bills passed by County Assembly comply with the Constitution;

  • Liaising with the Office of the Attorney General on litigation matters involving County Assembly;

  • Legal representation of County assembly and the CASB in court proceedings;

  • Giving of legal opinions on matters before or relating to County Assembly and giving legal advice on commercial matters;

  • Providing any other legal services as may be required by County Assembly, the Committees, the Speaker, the CASB, County Assembly Service or the Clerk; and

  • Undertaking legal research on matters before the Legal Department.

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Have served in the grade of Senior Legal Officer or in a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Have a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;

  • Have been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

  • Membership to Law Society of
    Kenya or any recognized equivalent professional body;

  • Be in possession of a valid practicing certificate;

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

  • Have proficiency in the use of basic computer applications.

    How to Apply

  • Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit applications accompanied by Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card/Passport, and other relevant supporting documents/testimonials.

  • All applicants should clearly indicate the Position Applied for Marked on the Envelope and be addressed to:

    The Clerk/secretary,
    County Assembly Service Board,
    County Assembly of Nyamira
    P. O BOX 590-40500,

  • Applications should reach the Office of the Clerk/Secretary, County Assembly Service Board of Nyamira on or before close of business on Thursday 26th May,2022.

  • Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • The County Assembly of Nyamira Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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