Reports to the County Attorney.
Requirements for Appointment
Be a Kenyan Citizen;
Be a holder of Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from a recognized university;
Have a Post Graduate Diploma in legal studies from the Council of Legal
Education and be admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a
current practicing certificate;
Masters Degree in Law from a recognized University will be an added advantage;
Served for at least five (5) years post graduate experience, two (2) years of
which should be at a senior management level in the legal field either in the
public service or private sector or be a practicing advocate with similar
Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work
Be a member of Law Society of Kenya with good standing.
Duties and Responsibilities
The officer will be answerable to the County Attorney for the overall co-ordination of
legislative drafting, contract negotiations, conveyance and implementation of legal
policies in the mandate areas of the County.
Advising on legal policy issues, drafting bills and other legal documents;
Preparing preliminary legal documents;
Reviewing legal documents/instruments;
Preparing contract documents and initiating contract negotiations;
Preparing legal opinions and undertaking law reviews;
Ensuring compliance with national, regional and international legal
Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human
rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity;
Preparing conveyance documents; and
Advising on property rights;
Any lawful other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
How to apply
All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed
curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts of three referees.
Academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card or passport
and any other supporting documents. Clearly indicate the position applied for both
on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to:
County Public Service Board
P O Box 2362 – 00900
Hand delivered applications should be dropped in the specific box provided on the first
floor Thika Sub-County offices (at the County Public Service Board offices – Room 103)
between 8.00 a.m and 5.00 p.m on weekdays.
Applicants should seek clearance from and attach copies or evidence thereof of the
CURRENT (valid in 2019) documents below.
Kenya Revenue Authority
Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before the
22 nd March, 2019
Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic
and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in
support of their applications.
KIAMBU COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES ARE
ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
ANY FORM OF CANVASSING SHALL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.