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Legal Affairs Officer Job in Kenya

Privatization Commission

Legal Affairs Officer

Job Ref: PC/HRM/1/8/2013-14

Grade: PC4

Responsible To: Legal Affairs Manager

The Officer’s responsibilities will include:

Assisting in the provision of legal advice to the Commission;

Assisting in preparation and arranging of all Commission meetings and those of its committees and producing minutes for dissemination to members;

Assisting in the implementation and ensuring compliance of the Commission with all ethical, legal and statutory requirements;

Assisting in building of alliances with external lawyers on all legal matters;

Assisting in research on various legal aspects and processes relating to the mandate of the Commission;

Assisting in drafting contracts, agreements and providing litigation support;

Assisting in formulation and drafting guidelines to be issued under the Privatization Act;

Participating in Commission’s contractual negotiations;

Undertaking any other tasks that may be assigned from time to time.

Ideal qualifications, knowledge and experience
  • Must have a bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from a recognized university and be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • A master’s degree and/or Certified Public Secretary qualification will be an added advantage;
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a busy legal environment;
  • Commercial transaction experience will have an added advantage;
  • Have outstanding integrity with commitment to the course of justice and public interest;
  • Have proven advocacy skills with ability to communicate clearly and confidently;
  • Must be able to work in a team, under pressure and able to demonstrate initiative with little or no supervision and against targets and
  • Be proficient in computer applications.

How to Apply

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities in the above role, please submit your application with a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and day time telephone number by hand, courier, or post so as to reach the undersigned by close of business on Friday, 13th September 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Executive Director /CEO
Privatization Commission
Extelcoms House, 11th Floor
P.O. Box 34542, GPO 00100


The Privatization Commission is an equal opportunity Employer.

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