Legal Researcher Job in Kenya

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Legal Researcher Job in Kenya

Vihiga County Public Service Board is a Body corporate established under section 57 of the County Government Act 2012 pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Section 59 of the County Government Act 2012 outlines the functions of the Board. Pursuant to Constitutional and Legal provisions, Vihiga County Public Service Board invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions.

 OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ATTORNEY

County Legal Researcher Job Group L (1 Post)

 Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare legal briefs and legal opinions  on  diverse  range  of  legal matters pertaining to county governments

  • Conducting extensive legal research on case law and other matters relevant to the operations of the county
  • Conducting research on comparative laws and regulations by other county governments
  • Providing general administrative and other support to the office of the County
  • Prepare progress reports and updates for management from time  to
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the County Attorney, the County Solicitor or
  • Shall assist in advising the County Government on all matters relating to the Constitution, National legislations, international law, human rights, consumer protection and legal aid;
  • Any other functions as delegated by the County Attorney or County

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law or its equivalent and related qualification from a recognized institution in Kenya;
  • A diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law;
  • Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Must have a valid practicing certificate;
  • Proficiency in ICT;
  • At least two (2) years of relevant experience;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under pressure amidst competing
  • Meet requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya,

Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to these positions will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and other recognized CBAs as applicable.

Terms of  Service:  All the above posts  shall be on a three (3) year contract term renewable based on satisfactory performance.

How to Apply

 Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates and current Chapter Six compliance certificates to the undersigned on or before 30th day of November, 2022.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 SECRETARY/CEO VIHIGA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD P.O BOX 880-50300

MARAGOLI.