Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Research Officer Jobs in Kenya
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Research Officer Jobs in KenyaQualificationsBachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from a recognized university;
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education; and
Admission as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya; and
Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected work performance and results.
Legislative drafting and law reform skills;
Knowledge of the criminal justice system;
Interpersonal and Communication skills;
Organizational and administrative skills;
Problem solving skills;
Data analysis skills; and
Report writing skills.
Honesty and integrity;
Ability to get well with the diverse workforce:
Positive working attitude;
Ability to work with minimum supervision;
Creativity and innovativeness;
Ability to work under pressure;
Ability to work well with teams; and
An officer at this level may be deployed to work at any of the Legal Departments Headquarters.
Undertaking research on legal issues that arise from prosecution within the various departments at ODPP, to ensure the prosecution services offered are well informed and are of high quality, to enhance on the efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of service;
Analysing research data and compiling reports to ensure information is readily available and in an easy to use manner to enhance efficiency:
Attending Court to carry out prosecutorial duties, to ensure justice on cases, forwarded is delivered in a timely manner;
Attending inter and intra-collaborative meetings with various stakeholders in the criminal justice system, to garner the support of stakeholders in the delivery of timely public prosecution services;
Preparing legal opinions and briefs on cases to be prosecuted to facilitate the process;
Working in liaison with other law enforcement agencies to create an enabling justice system that provides timely and just rulings on cases;
Advising on various legal policy issues to ensure the decisions made in the delivery of public prosecution services are well informed; and
Contributing to the writing of the Annual Progress Report of the ODPP, to ensure the report is delivered within the set timelines and quality standards.
How to Apply
The candidates should attach COPIES of the following documents to their application form:
National Identity Card
Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts
Any supporting documents and testimonials
Letter of appointment to their current substantive post
Letter of appointment to their previous post
Detailed Curriculum Vitae and
Clearance certificate from the following bodies:-
Law Society of Kenya for Lawyers ii. Higher Education Loans Board
Kenya Revenue Authority
Criminal Investigation Department
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
Any other Professional bodies to which the candidate is a member
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce Originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, letters of appointment to their current substantive posts and previous post, detailed curriculum vitae and clearance certificates during the interviews.
Completed application forms should be sent to:The Secretary
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
NSSF Building 19th Floor, Block ‘A’
P.O. Box 30701 – 00100
So as to reach the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions on or before Monday, 18th April 2019.
Persons with disability and those from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply
For more information and job application details, see; Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Research Officer Jobs in Kenya
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