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 recruitment@lsk.or.ke so as to reach us not later than 24th May, 2024.
N/B: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.