Assistant Program Officer, Parliamentary Affairs and Legislation Directorate, Job in Kenya

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 trends;

 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.
THE SECRETARY/CEO
LAW SOCIETY OF KENYA
LAVINGTON, OPP. VALLEY ARCADE
GITANGA ROAD
P.O. BOX 72219 – 00200
NAIROBI