Water Services Regulatory Board Legal Officer Job

Job Purpose:

Legal Officers are responsible for providing information on Board best practices and tailoring the Board’s governance framework to fit the needs of WASREB.

Reporting Relationship:

This role reports to Senior Legal Officer.

Job Specification:
This is the entry grade for this cadre and the duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Interpreting legal cases;
  • Advising the management on all legal requirements and prosecution procedures;
  •  Issuing instructions to agreement and contract defaulters;
  • Developing and implementing legal agreements and contracts in liaison with relevant departments, divisions, and units;
  • Ensuring compliance with the legal framework, agreements, and contracts;
  • Preparing legal opinions on legal cases; and
  • Carrying out research on emerging legal issues.

In addition, the duties of the officer deployed in the Board Secretariat Unit will be as follows:

  • Providing administration and logistical support to the wider Board function;
  • With the guidance of the Corporation Secretary, manage the diary of events of the Board;
  • Facilitate travel and accommodation logistics for the Board events and
  • Meetings including transport arrangements and distribution of the applicable documentation;
  • Support the production of reports and documents for various meetings including the full Board and Board Committee Meetings;
  • Provide logistical support for the Board Induction program; and
  • Timely archive of e-Board online documentation including organization and retention processes on e-Board.


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • For Officer at Grade 5, At least two (2) years relevant work experience and Entry Level for Grade 6;
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Current Law Practicing Certificate;
  • Be a member of a relevant professional body (LSK)
  • Proficiency in Computers skills and
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

How To Apply

All applications must be accompanied by a copy of the National Identity Card, detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of all relevant academic and professional certificates and should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Water Services Regulatory Board,
P.O. Box 41621- 00100,

So as to be received not later than 23.59 hours on Monday 18th March,2024. The applications should be submitted only through electronic means. They should be sent via website: www.wasreb.go.ke through the vacancies portal.

WASREB is an equal opportunity employer and women, youth and peoples living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.