Public Service Commission Assistant Director, Petroleum Legal and Compliance Jobs in Kenya

Public Service Commission Assistant Director, Petroleum Legal and Compliance Jobs in Kenya

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

  • served for a minimum period of eight (8) years and currently serving at the grade of Senior Petroleum Legal and Compliance Officer, CSG 9 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public Service;

  • a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • a Diploma in Law from the Council of Legal Education;

  • been an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

  • a Valid Practicing Certificate from Law Society of Kenya;

  • demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • ensuring petroleum legal framework is aligned to the Constitution and other related statutes;

  • ensuring compliance with statutory petroleum legislations and policies;

  • Assessing and reviewing oil and gas contracts and agreements in line with existing legal framework;

  • undertaking research on petroleum related legal developments;

  • providing advice on legal aspects of oil and gas policies and standards;

  • interpreting and implementing court orders, judgements, rulings, arbitration awards and
    other court documents in liaison with the State Law Office;

  • issuing instructions in litigation and arbitration proceedings relating to oil and gas
    where necessary;

  • providing legal guidance for licensing and acquisition of oil and gas exploration blocks;

  • developing legal mechanisms for contractual management of petroleum agreements;

  • conducting due diligence on upstream, midstream and downstream legal transactions;

  • initiating review of petroleum legal documents in consultation with relevant stakeholders, where necessary;

  • determining the appropriate dispute resolution mechanisms including alternative dispute resolution; and

  • ensuring compliance with legal obligations on the licenses.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Public Service Commission Assistant Director, Petroleum Legal and Compliance Jobs in Kenya

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