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LEGAL OFFICER

Published on 29.01.2022

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Website : https://ngcdf.go.ke/
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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : LEGAL OFFICER

Duties and Responsibilities

The Legal Officer will report to the Corporation Secretary through the Principal Legal Officer and will be responsible for the following: 

  • Attend to compliance issues with regard to statutory and regulatory requirements;
  • Undertake review of various legal instruments applicable to the Board and recommend appropriate actions;
  • Monitor and advice on constitutional compliance in the Board’s operations;
  • Review and advice the department on legal and governance compliance;
  • Identify, attend to and advise the department on emerging legal challenges;
  • Advise the Board and management on diverse legal issues;
  • Vet existing contractual documents and where applicable, recommend for review;
  • Draft contractual documents between the Board and third parties;
  • Attend to Board Litigation matters;
  • Identify regulatory requirements in the Board and make appropriate recommendations;
  • Attend to constituencies’ legal queries;
  • Implement Performance Contract targets in the department;
  • Arrange and collate documents with view to providing secretarial services to the Board and Board committees;
  • Attend to Board litigation requirements, including preparation of pleadings, managing relationships between the Board and external lawyers, court attendances and generally protecting the Board’s interests
  • Attend to complaints arising from the administration of the NG-CDF Act;
  • Update various registers; and
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.
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    Requirements for Appointment

    • For appointment to this position, a candidate MUST have:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Law;
    • Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
    • Membership certificate to the Law Society of Kenya;
    • Current Practicing Certificate;
    • Proficiency in computer applications; and
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Candidates must submit the following documents alongside application

    • Police Clearance (Certificate of good conduct);
    • Duly executed self-declaration form from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
    • Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority;
    • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
    • Clearance from a reputable Credit Reference Bureau.

     

    NOTE

    • Applicants for the position of Field Operations Officer/Fund Account Manager MUST indicate and show prove of their home constituency.
    • Applications containing false information shall be disqualified.
    • Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert shall not be considered.
    • Applicants should indicate daytime telephone number, postal address, current salary, names and contact address of 3 referees.
    • Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted.
    • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • The Board is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of all gender, minority and marginalized communities, youth and persons living with disabilities to apply.
    • Both hard and soft copies of applications should reach the Board on or before Tuesday February 08, 2022 latest at 5.00 pm.
    Job criteria for job ad : LEGAL OFFICER
    Job category :
    Legal
    Industries :
    Social, public and human services
    Employment type :
    Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
    Region :
    Central - Coast - Eastern - Nairobi - North Eastern - Nyanza - Rift Valley - Western
    Experience level :
    2 to 5 years
    Educational level :
    Bachelor
    Number of Position(s) : 1

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