Legal Officer I

National Youth Service

Job Summary

Undertaking research on assigned legal issues; Collecting and collating research data: liaising with state the State Law Office and advising on various legal Policy issues.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

The National Youth Service (NYS) is a State Corporation established under section 5 (1) of the NYS Act, 2018. The functions of the Service as provided in the Act are to undertake paramilitary training technical & vocational training, nation building programmes and commercialization of its assets to optimize utilization of resources, hence creating a critical mass of skilled Kenyan Youth.

In line with its mandate, the Service is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the following positions:

2. Legal Officer I CSG 10 Job Group 'K' 2 Posts
 
Salary Scale NYS: Kshs. 38,270 x 1,470 - 39,740 x 1,520 - 41,260 x 1,710 - 42,970 x 1,920 - 44,890 x 2,000 - 464890 x 2,110 - 49,000 x 2,170 - 51,170 P.M

Allowances
House Allowance    Kshs.16, 500 P.M
Commuter Allowance    Kshs. 5,000 P.M
Leave allowance    Kshs. 6,000 PA

Terms of Service
Permanent and Pensionable (P&P).

(a)    Duties and responsibilities of Legal Officer I will entail:
Undertaking research on assigned legal issues; Collecting and collating research data: liaising with state the State Law Office and advising on various legal Policy issues.

(b)    Person Specification For appointment to this post, the candidate must have:
(i)    Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized University:
(ii)    Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
(iii)    Proficiency in Computer applications; and
(iv)    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution

Application Procedure
Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application letters in a sealed envelope marked with the title of the position being applied for together with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic certificates, testimonials, and national identity card/passport.

In addition, applicants are required to attach certified copies of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Certificate of clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Credit Reference Bureau and a compliance certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

The applications should reach the undersigned not later than Tuesday,21st September, 2021
Director General/CEO
National Youth Service
P. 0 Box 30397 - 00100, GPO NAIROBI

Sealed hand-delivered applications can be dropped at the Registry - National Youth Service Headquarters, Ruaraka, Thika Road, Ground Floor.

The applicants can also email their applications to: Director.general@nys.go.ke with the title of the position being applied for as the subject

Those without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation and details as sought for will NOT be considered. Any form of canvasing shall lead to Automatic Disqualification. ONLY shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. NYS is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

Matilda P. Sakwa (Ms.), EBS
DIRECTOR GENERAL / CEO

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