The Commission on Administrative Justice Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

The Commission on Administrative Justice Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Title:
  • Legal Officer I
    Reporting to:
  • to Director Legal & Advisory Thro’ Manager, Legal & Advisory
    Directorate:
  • Legal & Advisory
    Grade: Caj 6
    Terms of Employment:
  • Permanent and Pensionable
    Main Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Attend to clients on matters relating to Commission’s mandate and offering legal advice
    thereon;
  • Represent the Commission in legal proceedings including amicus briefs;
  • Assist the Commission in conducting hearings, inquiries and investigations in matters
    falling within its mandate;
  • Conduct legal research on matters relating to administrative justice and other legal
    matters;
  • Promote and facilitate resolution of complaints and disputes through mediation and
    reconciliation;
  • Prepare periodic reports on complaints investigated and remedial action taken by the
    Commission;
  • Prepare Legal and Advisory opinions;
  • Provide recommendations or remedial alternatives for resolution of disputes;
  • Any other duty assigned by the Commission.

    Competencies

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must;

  • Have a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) from a recognized university.
  • A current and valid practicing certificate
  • Post graduate diploma in Law
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate.
  • Ability to undertake research and
    provide sound legal opinions
  • At least 5 years of post-admission experience
  • Knowledge and exposure to Alternative Dispute Resolution will be an added advantage
  • Have excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    Clearance/compliance Certificates

    Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of clearance or compliance
    certificates from:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID)
  • Law Society of Kenya
  • A credit reference bureau
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Advocates Complaints Commission

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 26th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; The Commission on Administrative Justice Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

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