Legal Officer Job in Kenya - KEMRI


This will be the entry and training grade for these legal officers. An officer at this level will work under direct supervision of a senior officer.

Job Description
The duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

Reviewing and verifying documentation vis-à-vis historical information contained in individual case files;

Obtaining information required on case files and communicating to the supervisor;

Identifying legal and compliance risks;

Compiling contract documentation for preparation and related documents for the Institute.

Drafting of legal opinions; and

Undertaking such assignments as may be assigned by immediate supervisor.

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

Bachelor of Law degree from a recognized institution;

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;

Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court;

Valid practicing certificate; and

Proficiency in computer application.

Key Skills and Competence

Strong communication and reporting skills

Interpersonal and negotiation skills


Team player

How To Apply

Kindly attach your Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, copies of certified academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant documents.

All the applications should be done online through KEMRI Website – E-Recruitment Portal on or before 11th September, 2023 latest 5.00 p.m. (East African Time)
Successful candidates will be required to provide the following documents:
– Certificate of Good Conduct Higher Education Loans Board Compliance Certificate (HELB), Tax Compliance Certificate, Credit Reference Bureau Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission Clearanc