Senior Supervision and Compliance Officer Job in Kenya

Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities at this grade will entail: –

  • Participating in enforcing quality standards as directed by the Principal Supervision & Compliance Officer;
  • Participate in supervising legal education providers as directed by the Principal Supervision & Compliance Officer;
  • Participate in designing tools to ensure monitoring of adherence to standards of training and set curriculum by a legal education provider;
  • Participating in conducting office and field-based investigations into allegations of violations of the Legal Education Act, standards, and applicable rules and Regulations;
  • Participating in carrying out investigative research;
  • Participating in originating draft investigative results;
  • Assist in collating complaints or allegations for assessment;
  • Assist in conducting compliance checks on all legal education providers;
  • Assist in reviewing information from legal education providers to detect noncompliance or assess problems;
  • Participating in developing and maintaining an updated register of accredited legal education providers in Kenya;
  • Participating in writing draft reviews of institutional annual reports from legal education providers and make necessary recommendations.
  • Participating in the implementation of appropriate legal training programmes by legal education providers in line with set standards;

  • Assist in maintaining accurate records of all licensing, supervision, and compliance activities;
  • Participating in the review of compliance procedures to ensure relevance and adherence to best practices;
  • Participating in ensuring investigations procedures/protocols to verify compliance with standards in legal education and training;
  • Assist in investigations and resolution of compliance concerns raised by the Council;
  • Assist in the review of corrective action reports submitted to legal education providers to ensure adherence with the standards and prescribed license conditions;
  • Implement appropriate compliance management systems and tools for efficient and effective compliance management.
  • Participate in planning and conducting regular compliance audits to assess compliance levels across the licensed legal education providers and applicants for licensing;
  • Participating in monitoring adherence to standards of training and set curriculum by all legal education providers; and
  • Participating in designing and developing tracking matrices to track the status of applications for licensing as well as status matrices of compliance by licensed legal education providers with the license conditions prescribed by the Board.

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: –

  • Bachelors degree in law from a recognized institution;
  • A minimum period of (6) years relevant experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Supervision and Compliance Officer I or its equivalent;
  • Be admitted as an Advocate of Kenya and in good standing;
  • Proficiency in computer applications; and
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key Competencies, skills and attitudes

  • Planning skills;
  • IT and analytical skills;
  • Communication and reporting skills;
  • Ability to work independently and Team player.

How To Apply

Applicants should follow the following steps for application to be considered complete:

  • Email soft copies of the Cover letter, CV, Certificates, and any other documents supporting their qualification to with the job title and reference number as the email subject for the job applied.
  • A link will be auto-sent to the applicants’ email to further complete the employment application form.