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  • Posted: Apr 28, 2021
    Deadline: May 12, 2021
  • The current rail network in Kenya is the metre gauge commonly referred to as 'The Lunatic Line’. It was initially named the 'Uganda Railway’ after its destination. Its construction began in the Port city of Mombasa in 1896 and was completed in 1901 at the lines terminus in Kisumu. Operations on the line commenced in 1903. The Lunatic Line links K...
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    Assistant Legal Manager

    Ref: 105

    Reports to the General Manager Legal Services and Corporation Secretary. Responsible for Coordination of the Board of Directors activities and functions to ensure efficient delivery of its mandate

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Preparing and managing the Board annual work plans;
    2. Preparing of Board Minutes, ensuring that they are confirmed and filed.
    3. Communicating decisions of the Board to the Managing Director for appropriate action.
    4. Monitoring implementation of Board decisions and preparing reports to the Board.
    5. Custody of the Corporation seal and sealed legal documents.
    6. Preparing reports on use of the Corporation Seal.
    7. Coordinating induction and continuous development of Directors.
    8. Coordinating Governance Audits and preparing reports required by the State Corporations Advisory Committee (SCAC).
    9. Coordinating evaluation of the performance of the Board and preparing report to SCAC.
    10. Prepare the Board Calendar and disseminate to Management staff.
    11. Follow up with Management staff to ensure all Board papers are ready and disseminated on time.
    12. Collate and analyze data related to Board Members and Board activities.
    13. Follow up on compliance with Mwongozo Guidelines on Board affairs.
    14. Preparing and monitoring of the Division’s budgets and expenditures.
    15. Implementing and benchmarking best practices in Board matters

    Requirements for the Job

    • Master degree in a relevant field from a reputable institution
    • Bachelor degree in Law or equivalent degree from a reputable institution
    • Post graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law or such similar qualification from a reputable institution
    • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a member of the Law Society of Kenya
    • A minimum of eight (8) years’ work experience and at least three (3) in a supervisory role in the Public Service or Private Sector;
    • Certified Public Secretary in good standing.
    • Attended a management course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
    • Certificate in Computer application’
    • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
    • Demonstrated competence in work performance.


    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

    Method of Application

    A free inside look at Kenya Railways' salaries

    When applying, quote the Job reference number on the envelope and application letter.

    Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form KR/HR/08, attach their testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV).

    In compliance with the Chapter Six of the Constitution, attach the following documents:

    1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
    2. Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    4. Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    5. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Applications to be addressed to the:

    Managing Director,
    Kenya Railways,
    P.O. Box 30121, 00100,

    To be received by Wednesday, 12th May, 2021.

    Note: Only the short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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