2 Senior Legal Officers Jobs in Kenya

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2 Senior Legal Officers Jobs in Kenya

VACANCY: SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER

Advert Number: VNo132022

No of Posts: 2

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibility

  • Provide legal opinion to the Commission;
  • Carryout legal Research and prepare reports;
  • Coordinate Legal interns and ensure they are adequately engaged;
  • Provide mentorship to legal officers ;
  • Monitor, supervise, train and develop the Legal Officers/ Interns; and
  • Monitor progress on the review of Appeal/ Court cases and make recommendations for improvement where necessary.

Operational Responsibility

  • Enter appearance and prepare pleadings on behalf of the Commission;
  • Attend Court to represent the Commission and render legal opinions to service areas as requested;
  • Prepare, review and interpret legal instruments the Commission is party  and brief the manager on the outcome of Court cases and compliance thereof;
  • Undertake legal compliance audit;
  • Prepare witnesses for trial;
  • Prepare court attendance sheets;
  • Undertake legal research and advice on legal issues;
  • Undertaking research on different information to ensure the Commission is acting in accordance with all applicable laws;
  • Liaising with external lawyers on all cases filed against the Commission to  ensure instructions, witnesses and statements are procured on time; and
  • Representing the Commission in litigation, Appeals and Policy matters and attend to walk in clients at the division

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Law degree from a recognized institution;
  • Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • A supervisory course from a recognized institution;
  • Six (6) years of service with atleast three (3) years in a comparable position from a reputable organization; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.

Remuneration Package:

Gross Salary: As Per NPSC Salary Scale

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Anual Leave: 30 working days per financial year

Leave Allowance: As existing in the Commission

Medical Cover: As existing in the Commission

How to Apply

  1. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through jobs portal: https://services.npsc.go.ke/recruitment
  2. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to bring the original certificates for verification during the interview.

All applications to reach the Commission by the close of business on or before 22nd November, 2022 at 5.00 p.m East African Time (EAT).

Shortlisted candidates for the positions of Directors, Deputy Directors and Managers would be required to satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including submiting HELB clearance certificate, Tax compliance from KRA, clearance from EACC and Police Clearance Certificate from DCI.

NB:    National Police Service Commission is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.  Persons with disabilities and from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.  Only qualified candidates shall be contacted.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.