i. Preparation of legal opinions and offering guidance on legal matters ii. Monitoring compliance with the legal and regulatory framework iii. Reviewing, drafting, negotiating, securing and administering Licenses, Agreements and Contracts for which the University may be involved in. iv. Safeguarding the University from possible litigation by offering legal counsel to the University Management and staff v. Coordinating the representation of the University in courts in the event of litigations vi. Facilitating dispute resolution process between various Departments and Units in the University vii. Provision and handling of all in-house legal matters of the University viii. Preparation of staff and students’ indemnities ix. Formulation of statutes that govern the conduct of discipline of staff and students from time to time as may be deemed necessary x. Preparation of updates to the management in relation to reviews and interpretations of University statutes xi. Formulation and guidance on the preparation of documents such as Memoranda of Understanding and Collaboration agreements between the University and external parties xii. Crafting charges for staff and students violating regulations governing conduct and discipline in the University xiii. Ensuring that the University adheres to the laid down procedures and regulations in employment matters, disciplinary measures and any other matter which has legal implications xiv. Conducting any other lawful duty as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the Vice Chancellor or other relevant authority.
i. Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree ¡n Law (LLB) from a recognized University ii. Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate iii. Be a member of the LSK with good standing iv. Have at least five (5) years’ experience handling legal matters in a large and reputable organization with experience in civil and criminal litigation, commercial law, labour law, insurance and conveyance v. Must be conversant with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act and Regulations and all labour laws vi. Have experience in contract negotiations and drafting vii. Demonstrate high degree of professional competence in legal work and administrative capability in work performance and results viii. Be a person of outstanding honesty and integrity with high moral and ethical values.