Chief Legal Officer Job in Kenya

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Chief Legal Officer Job in Kenya


Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Chief Legal officer will be in charge of the University Legal department;

Key Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Degree or it’s equivalent from a recognized university
  • Master’s degree in law, Business Administration or other related areas
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
  • CPS (K) will be an added advantage.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body – LSK.
  • Valid Practicing Certificate
  • At least seven (7) years of working experience in a large corporation and currently holding a similar or equivalent position.



The terms of Service for the position of Registrar (Planning & Strategy) is (4) Four years renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance. A competitive remuneration package which includes a basic salary, generous house allowance, medical cover as per University Scheme, Leave allowance and Official transport will be provided.

For the other positions, the terms are a two (2) years performance based renewable contract with the possibility of terms being changed to Permanent and Pensionable as per the individual’s performance.

A generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance will be offered.

The applicants should provide full details of academic and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in the area of specialization.

How to Apply

Applicants should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Kenyatta University

P. O. BOX 43844 – 00100



Applications and letters from the referees should be received no later than,

21st November 2022

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Kenyatta University is an equal-opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.