Job Purpose

The Legal Officer is responsible for the provision of legal, compliance and governance advisory and Board secretariat services.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Laws degree;
  2. Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
  3. Admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  4. Current Practicing Certificate from the High Court of Kenya;
  5. Membership to the Law Society of Kenya in good standing;
  6. Proficiency in computer applications; and.
  7. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Job Specifications

  1. Supporting the reviewing of legislation and assisting in legal drafting;
  2. Assisting in the negotiation of contracts, leases, formal agreements and other legal instruments;
  3. Supporting the arbitration and settlement of disputes;
  4. Monitoring progress and recording information on pending and completed prosecutions and any enforcement actions;
  5. Carrying out field investigations to collect evidence and determine the extent of violations of the Retirement Benefits Act;
  6. Compiling data and information to support the amendment of retirement benefits legislation and statutory instruments;
  7. Assisting in the filing and prosecution of criminal cases when the violations warrant more severe action;
  8. Maintaining a record of all cases handled by external lawyers on behalf of the Authority;
  9. Assisting in the issue of briefs to external lawyers as approved; and
  10. Compiling reports of cases handled by external lawyers.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Proficiency in writing, communication and reporting skills
  2. Interpersonal skills; and
  3. Team player.

Terms of Offer

These positions offer a competitive remuneration package, excellent opportunity to make a contribution to the performance of the Authority.

RBA is an Equal opportunity employer, employer of choice, and all qualified Kenyans are encouraged to apply.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.