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Principal Legal Officer

County Public Service Board of Nyandarua

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

The County Public Service Board of Nyandarua wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions at the following Departments:

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ATTORNEY

2. Principal Legal Officer JOB GROUP ‘P’ (CPSB 5) ONE (1) POST ADVERT NO. 74/2020

Terms of Service : 3 years Contract
Basic Salary : Kshs. 87,360 – Kshs. 121, 430 p.m.
House Allowance : Kshs. 16,800 p.m.
Commuter Allowance : Kshs. 12,000 p.m.
Medical Benefits : Comprehensive Medical Cover

a) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

i. Experience as an Advocate of the High Court for a minimum period of three (3) years,
ii. Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized institution
iii. Diploma (post graduate) from the Kenya School of Law;
iv. Have proficiency in computer applications.

b) Duties and Responsibilities
i. The chief policy advisor on issues relating to justice, legal and constitutional affairs, law reform, governance, rule of law and human rights;
ii. Initiate county and legal sectoral policy reform
iii. Coordinate the development and implementation of county policies and laws;
iv. Coordinate stakeholder consultations and engagement on matters of policy and legislation;
v. Drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and advising on legal documents, agreements, contracts, MoUs for and on behalf of the county government and its agencies;
vi. Ensuring timely contract completion;
vii. Preparing periodic reports on execution of contracts, agreements, MoUs;
viii. Undertaking research on legal issues and compiling reports, preparing opinion and briefs;
ix. Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity.

Visit Nyandarua County Website for specific posts and requirements for appointment.

HOW TO APPLY
Candidates are requested to download the Application for Employment Form from the website: www.nyandaruacpsb.go.ke Thereafter, candidates should complete the Application for Employment Form and attach photocopies of the following documents:
i. National Identification Card
ii. Academic, professional certificates and testimonials
iii. Any other relevant supporting documents

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, plus other relevant documents in support of their applications.

Applications should be submitted to the County Public Service Board clearly indicating the position applied for on the envelope which should be addressed to:
The Secretary,
County Public Service Board of Nyandarua,
P.O. Box 38-20303,
OI-Kalou.


Applications may also be hand delivered to the County Public Service Board offices located at Posta house, 2nd floor, 0I-Kalou Town. Applications should be received on or before dose of business on 21st October, 2020.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Nyandarua County Government is an equal opportunity employer women, youth, physically challenged, minority and marginalized persons: are encouraged to apply.

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