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Research Officer Job in Kenya

The Council of Legal Education is established under the Legal Education Act, No. 27 of 2012 of the Laws of Kenya (hereinafter the Council).

The core functions of the Council are to regulate legal education and training in Kenya, license legal education providers, supervise legal education providers; and advise the Government on matters relating to legal education and training.

In order to effectively carry out these functions the Council wishes to recruit full time high caliber persons.

We seek to recruit:-

Research Officer

Ref: CLE/HR07/14 CLE 6

1 Position

Overall purpose of the job: Reporting to Director, the successful candidate will provide support in carrying out benchmarking and research, and documentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out research in relevant areas on legal education and training;
  • Prepare comprehensive reports on trends in legal education and training;
  • Make relevant recommendations based on research carried out;
  • Undertake other duties as shall be assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience and Personal Attributes
  • Bachelors Degree in Law (LL.B.);
  • Training and experience in the areas of Standards and accreditation;
  • At least 4 years relevant working experience;
  • Experience in conducting research;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • A team player, high level interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and adhere to set timeliness;
  • Must be computer literate;
  • Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya. Candidates will be required to produce evidence of clearance by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Credit Reference Bureau and provide a Certificate of Good Conduct.

How to Apply

Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful candidates.

All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address, day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates.

Send your application to:-

The Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer
Council of Legal Education
P. O. Box 829 - 00502
Karen, Nairobi

So as to reach him not later than 27th June, 2014

Please note that:- Due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible for us to respond to each application and Only shortlisted candidates will, therefore, be contacted.

CLE is an equal opportunity employer.


Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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