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Interim County Legal Officers Jobs in Kenya

Transition Authority
Vacant Position forInterim County Legal Officers

Location: All Counties
Salary: Those who will be found suitable will move with their current salaries as the position is on secondment. Transition Authority will only pay a top-up/acting allowance

Purpose: To provide specialized legal assistance and coordinate law reform function and activities in the County
  • Manage the delivery of law reform function and related activities in the County;
  • Keep abreast of legal and policy developments relevant to the County Government in the respective County;
  • Work with the County Government and its agencies to identify strategic priority areas that require law reform;
  • Undertake legal research and legislative drafting of County bills;
  • Provide advice to County Government and its agencies on law reform issues;
  • Assist in the implementation of a program of law reform in the County;
  • Prepare draft bills;
  • Prepare reports, issue papers and submissions on law reform issues;
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly reports to the Transition Authority and Kenya Law Reform Commission.
  • Offer general legal advice to the county governments
  • Must be a serving public officer as the position is on secondment to the counties.
  • Possess a law degree from a recognized University, Masters in Law will be an added advantage ;
  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya for at least five years;
  • Knowledge and experience in legal research and/or legislative drafting;
  • Excellent legal and analytical skills and sound judgment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills- able to convey complex legal arguments and principles clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences; and
  • Must be Computer proficient
All applications should reach the Transition Authority by 12th April 2013.
KICC 5TH Floor
P.O. Box 10736-0010
Telephone: +254-0710287080

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