Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Legal Officer II Job

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Legal Officer II Job


Reporting to the Regional Manager, the jobholder is responsible for the analysis of investigation files, preparation of statutory reports with appropriate recommendations for submission to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafting policy documents, guidelines and regulations;
  • Evaluating evidence submitted for determination of its sufficiency and recommending appropriate action;
  • Holding brief in the prosecution of anti-corruption and economic crimes and violation of codes of conduct cases;
  • Providing actual legal representation in cases where the Commission is sued;
  • Drafting contracts, Memoranda of Understanding and partnership agreements between the Commission and third parties;
  • Instituting civil proceedings for compensation or recovery of public assets acquired through corrupt activities;
  • Carrying out legal research, reviewing legislations and making recommendations on amendments;
  • Providing legal advice/opinion to the Commission;
  • Preparing reports on legal matters.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment as a Legal Officer II, a person must possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum post-admission experience of five (5) years from a reputable organisation;
  • Bachelor of Laws from a recognized institution;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) minimum mean grade of C+ or its equivalent from a recognised institution;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with current practicing certificate unless exempted;
  • Certificate in computer application skills

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should complete EACC Form 1 online from and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional
certificates (certified by the issuing institution), clearances and testimonials.

All applications must be made online and will be acknowledged via an email. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

To be considered, applications should be received not later than Monday, 8th April, 2024 at 5.00 pm.