Kitui County PSB Legal Counsel Job Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Kitui County PSB Legal Counsel Job Kenya 2021
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Legal Counsel Job, Legal Jobs Kenya 2021,

Kitui County Public Service Board (CPSB) is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act, 2012 pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Section 59 of the County Governments Act 2012 outlines the functions of the CPSB among them being “appoint persons to hold or act in offices of the County public service including in the Boards of cities and urban areas within the County and to confirm appointments”. Sections 45(1)(a) of the County Governments Act, 2012 further mandates the CPSB to competitively source and recommend qualified and experienced persons for nomination and appointment as County Chief Officers by the Governor.

Pursuant to the above constitutional and legal provisions, Kitui CPSB invites applications from qualified persons to be considered for the positions outlined below:

LEGAL COUNSEL – LITIGATION, JOB GROUP ‘CPSB 05’ (P) ONE (1) POST Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable


  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Served in the grade of Senior Legal Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
  • Is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Proficiency in computer applications; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results


  • Maintaining register of legal cases;
  • Liaising with external counsel(s) handling County legal matters;
  • Drafting pleadings and ensuring timely filing at court registries for cases handled internally;
  • Doing initial case assessment and briefs on new or potential litigation matters;
  • Ensuring that the discovery process goes on smoothly;
  • Coordinating necessary pre-trial tasks;
  • Taking part in witness preparation;
  • Attending court as may be instructed to represent the County Government; and
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by a competent authority

Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to the above positions will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

How to apply:

Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Applicants for Chief Officers’ position should indicate the County Department of interest.

Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the position applied for clearly marked on the left side and either hand delivered to the reception desk at the Kitui CPSB offices on Prisons Road, Kitui Town or posted to the following address:

The Board Secretary,

Kitui County Public Service Board,

P.O. Box 33-90200, Kitui.

Important information to all applicants

  • Applications should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before WEDNESDAY, 4th AUGUST, 2021;
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted;
  • Shortlisted candidates MUST meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity and will be required to produce clearance/compliance certificates from the following agencies:
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Credit Reference Bureau
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation

The County Government of Kitui is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge commission for its recruitment services. Qualified Women, persons living with disability and those from minority and Marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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