Legal Officer II Job, Legal Jobs in Kenya 2021,

REPORTING TO: DIRECTOR COMPLAINTS, INVESTIGATIONS AND LEGAL SERVICES THROUGH THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR COMPLAINTS & LEGAL SERVICES
DUTY STATION GARISSA
DEPARTMENT: COMPLAINTS, INVESTIGATIONS AND LEGAL SERVICES
DIVISION: COMPLAINTS & LEGAL SERVICES
GRADE: CAJ 7
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: PERMANENT AND PENSIONABLE

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Receiving and registering complaints related to the Commission’s mandate
  • Implement strategies and guidelines on complaints handling;
  • Attend to clients on matters relating to Commission’s mandate and offer legal advice thereon;
  • Represent the Commission in legal proceedings including amicus briefs;
  • Participate in formal hearings, inquiries and investigations on complaints falling within its mandate;
  • Conduct legal research on matters relating to administrative justice and other legal matters;
  • Promote and facilitate resolution of complaints and disputes through mediation and reconciliation;
  • Prepare periodic reports on complaints investigated and remedial action taken by the Commission;
  • Prepare Legal briefs and Advisory opinions;
  • Provide recommendations or remedial alternatives for resolution of disputes;
  • Any other duty assigned by the Commission.

COMPETENCIES

For appointment to this position, a candidate must;

  • Have at least 3 years of post-admission experience
  • Have a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) from a recognized university.
  • Have a current and valid practicing certificate
  • Have a Post graduate diploma in Law
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate.
  • Have ability to undertake research and provide sound legal opinions
  • Have knowledge and exposure to Alternative Dispute Resolution will be an added advantage
  • Have excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.

How To Apply

The Applications should be hand-delivered or sent via post to the address below:-

THE COMMISSION SECRETARY
COMMISSION ON ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE
2ND FLOOR, WESTEND TOWERS – WAIYAKI WAY
P O BOX 20414 CITY SQUARE 00200
NAIROBI

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CLEARANCE/COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATES

  • Applicants will be required to attach copies of clearance and/or compliance certificates from:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID)
  • A credit reference bureau
  • Higher Education Loans Board

The Closing date is on 23rd August 2021 at 4.30pm

The Commission on Administrative Justice is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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