OCOB Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

OCOB Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • Reporting to the Manager Legal Services, this position is responsible for implementation of legal policies, systems and procedures and undertake research on legal matters.


  • Prepare contract documents, leases and agreements between the office and other stakeholders and monitor legal obligations under the agreement to ensure compliance;

  • Preparation of court pleadings and attending to court matters;

  • Maintain a comprehensive database of all legal matters with up to date status reports;

  • Implement legal policies, procedures and ensure delivery of the strategy under the set timeless;

  • Prepare and submit monthly monitoring reports and other periodic or special legal reports;

  • Undertake research on legal matters and prepare legal opinions;

  • Draft and/or review legal documents, instruments and monitor legal obligations

  • Advise on statutory compliance;

  • Assist in formulation, implementation and or amendment of office policies;

  • Any other relevant duties assigned by the Manager Legal Services from time to time


  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized university;

  • A Post Graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law;

  • Must have a valid practicing certificate

  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya;

  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in legal practice

    Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Leadership Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Integrity

  • Team Player

  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Public Finance Management Act,

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

    Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The successful candidate for the position of Chief Manager Supply Chain Management will be appointed on a three (3) year renewable contract term.

  • All other positions will be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms of service. Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.

    to Apply

  • Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.

  • Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, home county, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card.

  • You should also provide the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses.

  • Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application.

    Additional Requirements

    Candidates shortlisted for interviews for the above positions will be required to submit the following;

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

  • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation

  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

  • Applications should be sent by post or hand delivered to our Office addressed to:

    The Controller of Budget
    Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
    P.O Box 35616-00100 Nairobi

  • so as to reach the Office of the Controller of Budget NOT LATER THAN 14th July, 2020 AT 5.00PM.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.

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