Assistant Program Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Assistant Program Officer

Hiring Organization: Law Society of Kenya
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Legal
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/20/2024

The Law Society of Kenya is a Premier Bar Association with membership of all advocates in Kenya. The Society seeks to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Program Assistant, Parliamentary Affairs and Legislation, to enhance its service delivery.
The Program Assistant will undertake the following responsibilities;

Key Responsibilities:

Assist in undertaking objective legal and policy research and analysis;

Assist in analyzing Bills of Parliament;

Liaise with the respective Departmental Committees in Parliament

Design, develop and co-ordinate the implementation of projects and activities on legislative reform;

Initiate and sustain effective interaction with local and international collaborators on legislative reforms;

Assist in coordinating implementation and activities of projects on the legislative reforms;

Liaise and advise the Deputy Secretary (Parliamentary Affairs & Legislation Directorate) on

areas of programme mandate;

Assist in initiating and developing programmatic areas on legislative reforms;

Monitor trends of emerging contemporary issues nationally, regionally and internationally and legislative responses;

Initiate donor funding proposals towards supporting legislative reforms;

Preparation and production of timely programme reports; and

Any other related tasks as may be assigned by the Secretary/CEO.

Qualifications & Skills

A Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB.) from a recognized university and a post-graduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law;

An Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a minimum of three (3) years post-admission experience and hold a current Practicing Certificate;

Excellent knowledge of legislative drafting and parliamentary processes;

Dynamic, self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills knowledge of current legislative

Experience in planning, administration, management and monitoring of programs;

Demonstrate ability to initiate donor funding proposals, administer and manage donor funds and grants;

High degree of professional ethics and personal integrity; and

Excellent analytical writing, oral presentation, organizational and computer skills.

How To Apply

Interested persons are requested to fill the form here and then submit their applications, including a detailed CV and a cover letter outlining their qualifications and experience relevant to this position. All applications should be forwarded to the undersigned on email at so as to reach us not later than 24th May, 2024.
N/B: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.