Legal Officer

Recruiter / Employer: KENYA MEDICAL RESEARCH - KEMRI
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Active

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Job Description

Job Description

This will be the entry and training grade for these legal officers. An officer at this level will work under direct supervision of a senior officer.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

  • Reiewing and verifying documentation vis-à-vis historical information contained in individual case files;
  • Obtaining information required on case files and communicating to the supervisor;
  • Identifying legal and compliance risks;
  • Compiling contract documentation for preparation and related documents for the Institute.
  • Drafting of legal opinions;
  • Undertaking such assignments as may be assigned by immediate supervisor;
  • Person Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

    • Bachelor of Law degree from a recognized institution;
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
    • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court;
    • Valid practicing certificate;
    • Proficiency in computer application; and
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

    Key Skills and Competence

    • Strong communication and reporting skills
    • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
    • Integrity
    • Team player
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