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OAG Legal Sevices Job (Deputy Director) Kenya 2021

OAG Legal Sevices Job (Deputy Director) Kenya 2021
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OAG Legal Sevices Job (Deputy Director)

Deputy Director Legal Services Job, Current Legal Kenya Jobs,

Purpose of the job

Reporting to the Director – Legal Services, the Deputy Director – Legal Services will be responsible for the implementation of the legal services strategy and plans, and provision of legal advice to the Office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide professional guidance to Management and staff on all legal matters relating to the mandate, functions and operations of the Office on all areas of law;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the Legal Directorate’s strategy and plans;
  • Coordinate and monitor all litigation instituted against and on behalf of the Office to ensure the best results for the Office in such litigation;
  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of the legal services budget;
  • Provide professional advice to the Office on legal matters, policies and procedures to enhance compliance, hence reducing reputational, legal and financial risks;
  • Participate in drafting, review and interpretation of contracts/agreements between the Office and other parties;
  • Carry out searches at the registries i.e. lands, company registry and court files as appropriate in support of legal decisions;
  • Prepare legal documentation and legal briefs to represent the Office in court;
  • Appraise the staff within the directorate as per the laid down guidelines.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelor of Law (LL. B) degree from a recognized university;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
  • Be an advocate for the High Court of Kenya;
  • Be a member of good standing of the Law Society of Kenya;
  • Be in possession of a current practicing license;
  • A Senior Management Course will be an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • At least 12 years relevant experience five (5) of which must have been at the position of Manager – Legal services or its equivalent preferably in the public sector.

How To Apply

  1. All applications must be emailed to dd_legalservices@oagkenya.go.ke
  2. Applicants must attach the following documents:
  3. Application Form clearly indicating the post applied for, full name of the applicant, National ID Card No, Telephone Number and email address.
  4. Academic and professional certificates 
  5. Other relevant testimonials
  6. Clearance certificates from the following bodies:
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigations 
    • Credit Reference Bureau
    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Higher Education Loans Board where applicable

Applications should reach the Office on or before 25 May 2021

It is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job applications. The Office shall take appropriate action on any applicant who shall be found to have presented false information and/ or documents. 

The Office of the Auditor-General is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to have diversity in the workforce in line with the Constitution. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. 
Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification

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