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  • Posted: Feb 20, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 10, 2023
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    Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) is a regulatory body under the National Treasury, established under Retirement Benefits Act. The Retirement Benefits Act was enacted as part of the on-going reform process in the financial sector in order to bring the retirement benefits industry under a harmonized legislation, to address the many problems that have hither...
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    Legal Officer - 2 Positions

    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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Retirement Benefits Authority on to apply

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