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  • Posted: Sep 12, 2022
    Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
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    The seat of the County Government - Marsabit town, is situated 270Kms north of Isiolo town, with most trading and urban centers within the county ranging from 60Kms to over 300Kms from Marsabit town. Marsabit town sits at an altitude of 1,500m above sea level. Marsabit town is situated on the Nairobi-Addis Ababa highway, hosting the county headquarters and ...
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    County Attorney– (1) Post

    Duties and responsibilities

    The County Attorney shall:

    • Be the principal legal adviser to the County Government;
    • Attend the meetings of the County Executive Committee as an ex-officio member of the Executive committee;
    • On the instructions of the County Government, represent the County Executive in Court or in any other legal proceedings to which the County Executive is a party, other than criminal proceedings;
    • Advise departments in the County Executive on legislative and other legal matters;
    • Negotiate, draft, vet, and interpret documents and agreements for and on behalf of the county executive and its agencies;
    • Be responsible for the revision of County Laws;
    • Liaise with the Office of the Attorney-General when need arises; and
    • Perform any other function as may be necessary for effective discharge of the duties and responsibilities in exercise of the powers as the County Attorney

    Skills and Competencies

    • Excellent communication and leadership skills
    • Highly developed negotiation and interpersonal skills
    • Effective legal research and reporting
    • High level of integrity

    Requirements for appointment

    For appointment to this position, the person should:

    • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
    • Be a holder of an LLB degree from a reputable and recognized university;
    • Have a postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Kenya School of Law and be admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current Practicing Certificate;
    • Master’s degree or a second degree from a reputable University will be an added advantage;
    • Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing;
    • Must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya of at least five (5) years standing;
    • Meets the requirements of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya;

    Method of Application

    Terms of Service: Contract

    Salary: As prescribed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)
    Note: Only Short-Listed candidates are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya:

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

    Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic, and Professional Certificates, testimonials, and National Identity Card or Passport indicating the position applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to:-

    H.E. Governor Marsabit County
    Office of the Governor
    P.O. Box 384-60500

    Serving Legal Personnel with the requisite qualification wishing to be considered will be required to apply. Women, minorities, the marginalized, and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

    Applications should reach the Office of the Governor on or before Friday, 16th September 2022 at 5.00 p.m. and be forwarded electronically via and/or hand-delivered to the office of the Governor.

    (Applicants should specify the portfolio for which they wish to head)

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