Office of the Controller of Budget Director - Legal Services Jobs in Kenya

Office of the Controller of Budget Director - Legal Services Jobs in Kenya

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an independent office established under Article 228 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 to oversee and report on the implementation of the budgets of
the National and County Governments to each House of Parliament every four months.

Pursuant to Article 252 (1) (c) of the Constitution, the Office seeks to recruit qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant positions.

Reporting to the Controller of Budget, the officer will be responsible for formulation and
implementation of Legal, Governance and Compliance policies, systems and procedures and
overseeing research on legal matters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Head the Legal Services Directorate;
  • Advise management on legal, governance and compliance issues;
  • Formulate legal, governance & compliance strategic direction aligned to government
    policies and the Constitution;
  • Oversee implementation of legal, governance & compliance policies, systems and
  • Initiate research on legal issues;
  • Provide legal counsel to the institution on legal and legislative matters and ensure
    compliance with all statutory requirements;
  • Ensure adequate preparation and representation of the institution in litigation cases
  • Advise on any legal issues that may arise in the course of executing the mandate of
    the Office;
  • Oversee drawing of contracts and agreements for the organization;
  • Advise and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Ensure safe custody of legal documents.
  • Any other relevant duties assigned by the Controller of Budget.

    How 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,
    county, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your
    certificates, testimonials and national identity card.
  • You should also provide 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

  • 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 7th May, 2019 AT
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Office of the Controller of Budget Director - Legal Services Jobs in Kenya

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