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

The core functions of the Council of Legal Education are to regulate legal education and training, to license and supervise legal education providers; and to advice the Government on matters relating to legal education and training.
 
In order to efficiently and effectively deliver its functions, the Council wishes to recruit full time high calibre staff in the following position:-

Personal Assistant / Office Manager 
 

CLE/HR15/2014
CLE 4

One (1) Position
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Overall purpose of the job: Reporting to the Council Secretary & Executive Director, the successful candidate shall be responsible for providing technical and operational support and personal assistance to the Council Secretary & Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide full administrative support to the Council Secretary & Executive Director;
  • Preparing correspondence on behalf of the Council Secretary & Executive Director including drafting of general documents and correspondence;
  • Efficiently managing logistics related to the Council, Council Secretary & Executive Director’s travel and accommodation;
  • Produce documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations;
  • To establish and maintain good relations with stakeholders and deal confidentially and competently with their matters;
  • Comprehensive diary management, including internal and external meetings, formal and informal engagements and keeping up to date with all new activities/events;
  • Prepare for meetings including Council meetings, taking minutes and following up on action;
Knowledge, Skills & Experience and Personal Attributes
  • A Masters Degree in Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and Power point);
  • A minimum eight (8) years’ relevant experience preferably gained in providing support to a Chief Executive, 4 of which should be at a senior management level;
  • Excellent writing, oral communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Report writing skills;
  • A team player self-driven and focused;
  • Ability to organize complex events, multi- task and work under pressure;
  • 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.
Those who applied for this position when it was last advertised need not to apply

Director, Compliance, Accreditation and Quality Assurance

Ref: CLE/HR14/2014

CLE 2

One (1) Position 

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Overall purpose of the job: Reporting to the Council Secretary/Chief Executive Officer will work closely with the heads of departments, and will be responsible for implementing the legal education regulatory framework, develop standards for accrediting legal education providers, curricular and modes of instruction, quality and modes of examination, harmonization of legal education and monitoring and evaluation of legal education providers.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the development of standards for legal education and training in Kenya;
  • Oversee the implementation of a transparent system of accrediting legal education providers in Kenya;
  • Develop a framework for equation of foreign legal qualifications in Kenya;
  • Develop an information based monitoring system for adherence to set standards by legal education providers;
  • Coordinate the development of appropriate training programmes for legal training providers;
  • Implement an efficient delivery of accreditation, licensing and Certification services for legal Education providers;
  • Coordinate the development of a framework for harmonization of legal education and training in Kenya. 
Knowledge, Skills & Experience and Personal Attributes
  • Master’s Degree in Law (A PhD in a relevant area or professional qualifications in a relevant area will be an added advantage).
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  • At least 10 years relevant working experience, 5 of which must be at a senior Management level in a similar environment.
  • Experience in standards setting and accreditation, managing research assignments and project management
  • Good leadership skills, planning and organization skills
  • 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.
Those who applied for this position when it was last advertised need not to apply

How to Apply
A 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:-

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

So as to reach him not later than 24th September, 2014

Please note that:- Due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible 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 highly encouraged to apply.


Prof. W. Kulundu-Bitonye, EBS
Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Council of Legal Education

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