County Attorney Job in Kenya

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County Attorney Job in Kenya

County Attorney 

Qualifications

For appointment to this position, a candidate should:

  • Be a citizen of Kenya;
  • Advocate of the High Court of at least five years standing and
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Principal Legal adviser to the County Government
  • Represent the County executive to court or any other legal proceedings to which the County Executive is party to.
  • Advise departments in the County Executive on legislative and other legal matters
  • Negotiate, draft, vet and interpret documents and agreements for and on behalf of the County Executive and its agencies.
  • Shall be responsible for revision of the County Laws
  • May liaise with the Office of the Attorney General when need arises and
  • Issue directions to any officer performing legal functions in any department within the County Executive

Terms of Service

  • The County Attorney will serve on six (6) year contract as determined by the Act.
  • The gross monthly salary and benefits attached to this position will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC).

Integrity Clearance

  • Successful applicant is expected to get clearance from the following bodies.
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-
  • Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)

How to Apply

Each application should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the position of County Attorney” and submitted in a sealed envelope to addressed as below or be hand-delivered to the Governor, Office of the County Secretary located in Kathwana on or before 11th November, 2022 by 5.00 pm.
Women, minorities, the marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

THE SELECTION PANEL
THARAKA NITHI COUNTY GOVERNMENT

P.O. BOX 10-60406
KATHWANA