Turkana University College Legal Officer Job

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(REF: TUC/NT: 03/15/09/2023)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide corporate governance advisory and practical support to the council, its members, and the College for the effective discharge of their duties and responsibilities.
  • Provide guidance and practical timely support to ensure effective and efficient Board and committee meetings/processes by facilitating proper constitution, clear terms of reference, well-articulated agenda and minutes, including following up of action points.
  • Ensure compliance with the applicable laws, regulations, and codes of ethics.
  • Ensure statutory compliance through regular monitoring and implementation of legal, regulatory, and policy requirements.
  • Representing the University College in all types of suits
  • Offer legal advice to the University College
  • Draft, update, and review contracts and other legal documentation
  • Filing of statutory returns, council records, and college assets registers
  • Conduct Training needs assessment for the council members and implement appropriate interventions to meet statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Organize for effective Council and Committee evaluation


The applicant:

  • Must have a Master of Laws/Legal Studies degree from a recognized University with six (6) years relevant experience OR Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) and Postgraduate Diploma in Law with nine (9) years relevant working experience OR Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) plus Postgraduate Diploma in Law with three (3) years experience as an Assistant Legal Officer Scale XI or its equivalent.
  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and Commissioner of Oaths.
  • Must be a registered member of the Law Society of Kenya and be of good standing
  • Must have a current practicing certificate.
  • CPS (K)/CS will have an added advantage
  • Must be ICT Competent.

How To Apply

  • Candidates should submit ten (10) manual (hard copy) applications;
  • All applications should be submitted together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, a copy of ID/Passport, copies of academic certificates, testimonials, and any other relevant supporting documents;
  • The Curriculum Vitae should include information on academic qualifications, professional experience, leadership and management roles and membership of the professional association, email address, and telephone contacts;
  • All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope marked: “Application for the position applied and delivered to:

The Deputy Principal (Administration, Finance & Planning)
Turkana University College
P.O. Box 69 – 30500

All applications should reach the Deputy Principal (Administration, Finance & Planning) Office on or before 30th October, 2023 latest by 5.00 p.m. (East African Time)