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Legal & Civil Affairs Officer Job, Legal Jobs November 2020,

Role Profile: Head Of Human Resources

Location: Nairobi

Job Description

The Legal Services function is responsible for providing legal advice to KCCB – GS and affiliated institutions and ensure compliance with legal requirements, advising on legal matters, overseeing legal affairs of KCCB – GS, mitigating legal risks against KCCB as well as implementing good corporate governance to enhance organizational credibility.


  • Identify emerging legal issues affecting KCCB-GS for compliance
  • Frame legal issues for external professional intervention and advice on corrective
  • Negotiate, draft, review and vet the documents and third party contracts
  • Attest/witness KCCB documents
  • Conduct research, and, provide legal opinions on matters affecting the KCCB –GS and its affiliated institutions
  • Handle litigation and disputes involving KCCB and ensuring all parties’ satisfaction
  • Ensuring elaborate legal risk assessment and management
  • Ensure security documents are properly kept, secured and archived
  • Carry out legal audit to ensure KCCB-GS’s legal
  • Liaise with external lawyers on all legal matters involving KCCB-GS to ensure they are handed
  • Recording and circulating minutes of respective meetings at KCCB – GS and accountabilities under KCCB’s statutes in consultation with the General
  • Working closely with the General Secretary to ensure that KCCB – GS meetings and business are conducted efficiently and compliance with relevant legislation
  • Advising the General Secretary on matters that require legal expertise in the management of the
  • Guiding the secretariat on the Key governance and compliance
  • Interpret KCCB’s Statutes, terms and conditions of service, collective agreements and other documents that are legally


  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized
  • PG Diploma in Law with current practicing certificate
  • Member LSK
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Good drafting skills
  • Good researcher
  • Integrity & confidentiality
  • Decisive & Responsible
  • Proficiency in computer packages
  • Advocate of the High Court of
  • Proficiency in computer
  • Three (3) years working experience in legal practice in the Public Service or Private Sector
  • Knowledge/exposure to civil Law
  • Knowledge of the Social teaching of the Catholic Church

How to apply

Applications Should Be Addressed To:-

General Secretary

Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops – General Secretariat

P.O. Box 13475 – 00800


To reach him on or before 15th December 2020 ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

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