Kenya Maritime Authority Legal Officer – Board Secretariat Job

Kenya Maritime Authority Legal Officer – Board Secretariat Job

Job Purpose

The Legal Officer is responsible for assisting in Board Matters.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist in provision of guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of Governance;
  • Assisting to faciliate Board induction and development and implementation of the Capacity building programmes;
  • Assisting in preparation and management of Board Work-Plans;
  • Assisting to faciliate Annual Board Evaluation;
  • Assisst in facilitating Governance Audits;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the Board Charters, Terms of Reference and the Code of Conduct and Ethics;
  • Assiat in the preparation and circulation of Board and Committee Papers; and
  • Maintain and update the Register of Conflict of Interest.

Personal Specifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Bachelor of Business management/administration from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum KCSE C+ (plus) or its equivalent;
  • Certified Public Secretary CPS(K) or its equivalent qualification from a recognised Institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

How To Apply

Each application should be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies (in pdf format) of these documents must accompany any online application.

  • An applicant must clearly indicate the reference number for the position applied for on the envelope (hardcopy applications) or on the subject line (for online application) and submitted in any one of the following ways:
  • Hard copy applications should be delivered to the office of the Director General, Kenya Maritime Authority, Sixth (6th) Floor, located at KMA Towers along Mbaraki Road (next to the Little Theatre), Mombasa between 0745hrs and 1700hrs;
  • Online applications should be emailed in pdf format to:

Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman
Kenya Maritime Authority
P.O. Box 95076 – 80104