The Legal Officer is responsible for the provision of legal, compliance and governance advisory and Board secretariat services.
- Bachelor of Laws degree;
- Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
- Admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
- Current Practicing Certificate from the High Court of Kenya;
- Membership to the Law Society of Kenya in good standing;
- Proficiency in computer applications; and.
- Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.
- Supporting the reviewing of legislation and assisting in legal drafting;
- Assisting in the negotiation of contracts, leases, formal agreements and other legal instruments;
- Supporting the arbitration and settlement of disputes;
- Monitoring progress and recording information on pending and completed prosecutions and any enforcement actions;
- Carrying out field investigations to collect evidence and determine the extent of violations of the Retirement Benefits Act;
- Compiling data and information to support the amendment of retirement benefits legislation and statutory instruments;
- Assisting in the filing and prosecution of criminal cases when the violations warrant more severe action;
- Maintaining a record of all cases handled by external lawyers on behalf of the Authority;
- Assisting in the issue of briefs to external lawyers as approved; and
- Compiling reports of cases handled by external lawyers.
Key Competencies and Skills
- Proficiency in writing, communication and reporting skills
- Interpersonal skills; and
- 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.