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Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. The specific duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Monitoring the progressing of cases and making recommendations for improvement where necessary;
  • Conducting legal research on a wide variety of issues;
  • Drafting position papers and draft legal opinions on a wide variety of legal issues;
  • Representing ORPP in court matters ;
  • Drafting responses, submissions and legal briefs for ongoing matters in the Political Parties Dispute Tribunal;
  • Drafting of legal publications and subsequent gazettements;
  • Preparing sectional reports on the activities of the legal services department; and
  • Drawing up and amending contracts/drafting of legal documents; and
  • Legal representation for


  • Bachelors of Laws degree (LLB) from a recognized institution;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law; and
  • Admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya

Terms of Service

The successful candidate will serve on pensionable terms.


Shortlisted applicants will be required to present originals of the following documents: a) National identity card or passport; b) Academic and professional certificates and transcripts; c) Any other relevant supporting documents and testimonials; and d) Clearances from the following bodies to demonstrate compliance with Chapter (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Any of the Registered Credit Reference Bureau; and
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations

How to Apply;

  • Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by completing two copies of ORPP job application form. The application form can be downloaded from the ORPP website,
  • Candidates should submit their applications together with a copy of national identity card//valid passport, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents so as to reach the Office on or before 25th November,
  • Applications in a sealed envelopes clearly be marked with the position applied for, should be sent by post/hand delivered/emailed/addressed to:

The Registrar of Political Parties, Lion Place, 1st Floor

Karuna close, Waiyaki Way, Westlands P.O Box 1131-00606, NAIROBI.


Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP) is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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