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RE: ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSITION AT KENYA WATER INSTITUTE

 Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for the following vacant Positions;

ADVERT NO. 5/11/2021 PRINCIPAL LEGAL OFFICER, SCALE KW4- (ONE POST)

Salary scale: Kshs. 87,607×5,793 -128,156PM

House allowance:                   Kshs. 45,000 Commuter allowance:           Kshs. 12,000

Annual leave allowance:       Kshs. 1/3 of Basic Salary

Medical Cover:  As per the existing KEWI Scheme

Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable

 Responsibilities

 The Principal Legal Officer, KW4 reports to the Corporation Secretary, KW3: Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Providing legal advice to the taken by the Board;
  • Drawing up contracts, agreements and other legal documents;
  • Undertaking research on different information to ensure that the Board is acting in accordance with all applicable laws;
  • Preparing Quarterly Legal Reports;
  • Preparing Board Resolutions, Action Points, Board Reports and Board Minutes;
  • Identifying legal and compliance risks and issues relative to the Board’s intended actions;
  • Managing the risk exposure of the Board by ensuring compliance with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements;
  • Liaising with external lawyers on all cases filed against the Board to ensure instructions, witnesses and statements are procured on time;
  • Working with external lawyers to initiate lawsuits or to formulate a defense, to gather evidence in legal proceedings involving the Board and rendering general 55 advice relating to any legal proceedings involving the Board;
  • Representing the Board in litigation matters

Qualifications

For appointment to this scale, a candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a minimum of Eight (8) years relevant work experience;
  • Have Bachelor’s of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
  • Have Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
  • Have been admitted as an advocate of the High Court Kenya;
  • Have valid practicing certificate;
  • Have proficiency in computer applications;
  • Demonstrate professional competence in work performance and results;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to articulate and implement organizational mandate;
  • Organizational;
  • Analytical, managerial and decision making abilities;
  • Creativity and innovation;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Technical Problem solving;
  • Resources management

Core Competences

  • People management;
  • Financial management;
  • Supervisory and managerial skills;
  • Policy implementation skills;
  • Planning;
  • Coordination

How to Apply

Interested persons with the required background, experience and competence are invited to send their application(s) with detailed CV and testimonials. The applications should reach the Director, P.O. BOX 60013 – 00200, NAIROBI. Tel. 0722207757 on or before 15th December, 2021

 NB: Women and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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