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  • Posted: Aug 1, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 16, 2022
  • Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) is a state corporation under the Ministry of Health established under the KEMSA Act 2013 whose mandate is: Procure, warehouse and distribute drugs and medical supplies for prescribed public health programs, the national strategic stock reserve, prescribed essential health packages and national referral hospitals ...
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    Deputy Director, Legal Services

    Job Ref. No KEMSA/CSLS/2022/002

    Scope of Work /Duties /Responsibilities

    • Developing, implementing and reviewing of Authority’s policies, procedures, strategies and guidelines to ensure compliance with the relevant legal provisions;
    • Facilitating the provision of legal opinion and advise on health product and technologies matters;
    • Ensuring the Authority is represented in issues requiring legal address such as debts, claims and legal suits;
    • Facilitating legal staff in taking of legal action against persons deemed to injure the operations of the Authority;
    • Coordinating the drafting of legal agreements for editing and approval on procurement, employment, leases and conveyancing;
    • Facilitating the verification of all contracts, agreements, leases in which the Authority enters into to ensure compliance;
    • Coordinating the process of gathering of information and facts on current legal developments likely to be useful to the Authority; and
    • Facilitating the collection and analysis of information on legal trends and changes to inform appropriate decision making in the Authority.


    • Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B) degree from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s degree in Law or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law; Admission to the Bar as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
    • Membership with the Law Society of Kenya;
    • Leadership Development Course from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Management Course from a recognized institution;
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and result; and
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution


    • A minimum period of ten (10) years in relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in a Supervisory position in the Public Service or Private Sector;

    Method of Application

    • Interested candidates are required to submit their duly filled application forms (available on in either hard or soft copy formats marked / referenced ‘Job Ref
    • Application for the specific Position should be stated .
    • Hard copy applications to be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes marked / referenced clearly as above.
    • Interested candidates should not indicate their names on the envelope.
    • Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit certified true copies of certificates, testimonials, a detailed CV, and MUST fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and will be required to attach copies of the requisite documents during interviews.
    • Hard Copy Applications can be submitted physically or sent via postal mail and addressed to:

    Chief Executive Officer
    Kenya Medical Supplies Authority
    Commercial Street Industrial Area
    P. O. Box 47715 – 00100

    • Soft copy applications can be sent via email to [email protected]
    • Online applications can be submitted via All applications should be submitted and received on or before: 17:00hrs on August 16, 2022.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) on to apply

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