Manager Legal Affairs (Policy & Litigation) Job in Kenya

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Manager Legal Affairs (Policy & Litigation) Job in Kenya

VACANCY: MANAGER, LEGAL AFFAIRS (POLICY & LITIGATION)

Advert Number: VNo122022

No of Posts: 1

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Managerial Responsibility

  • Manages the continuous legal review of Legislation and Regulations on the mandate of the Commission;
  • Manages the handling of appeals submitted to the Appeals Committee of the Commission;

  • Initiate the development of policies on legal affairs and procedures of the Commission;
  • Liaises with the legal service providers in legal and policy development, litigation and advocates;
  • Supervises prompt implementation of the Sections work plans;
  • Supervises the proper utilization of the units’ annual budget;
  • Implements findings on research on legal and regulatory issues within the mandate of the Commission;
  • Supervises the drafting of contracts, agreements and other legal documents between the Commission and third parties;
  • Develops proposals for reforms on emerging legal policies and issues; and
  • Manages the Litigation cases at the Commission.

Operational Responsibility

  • Implements performance appraisal systems of the Directorate;
  • Interprets laws and regulations;
  • Supervises the implementation of Policy, Legal, Litigation strategies in matters the Commission is involved in;
  • Develops the tools for monitoring the Commission’s compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements;
  • Identifies training needs within the department;
  • Organizes interactions with stakeholders with regard to Policy, Legal, Litigation and Appeal matters;
  • Designs legal and policy documents, opinions, advisories and briefs;
  • Provides legal advice to Sections in the Commission for implementation;
  • Implements standards and procedures in accordance with relevant international instruments, national legislation and regulations;
  • Undertake sensitization on relevant legal and policy issues to the Commission;
  • Coordinate the provision of legal opinions on Appeal cases to ensure compliance with the set criteria and procedures; and
  • Prepares units’ budget estimates.

Requirements

  1. Masters of Law (LLM Degree) from a recognized institution;
  2. Bachelors Degree of Law (LLB Degree) from a recognized institution;
  3. Diploma in law from Kenya School of Law, Council of Legal Education or any other recognized institution;
  4. Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  5. A Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Be a Certified Public Secretary (K) or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  7. Ten (10) years of service, of which three (3) should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization;
  8. Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya; and
  9. Meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

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.