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  • Posted: Aug 16, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 26, 2022
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    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act (2006). It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical information and its custody.
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    Manager, Legal Services

    REF: KNBS/MLS/15/2022

    Job Purpose: 

    Reporting to the Corporation Secretary, the job holder will be responsible for undertaking activities in the Legal Services Division.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Serving pleadings as required by law;
    • Supervising filing of documents in court registries;
    • Receiving court processes served on the Bureau;
    • Preparing pleadings in all cases touching on the Bureau;
    • Attending proceedings on behalf of the Bureau;
    • Negotiating settlements of civil disputes;
    • Preparing legal briefs and opinions, and filing appeals as need arises;
    • Analyzing the probable outcomes of cases, using legal precedents;
    • Ensuring risk mitigating clauses are included in all contracts and other legal instruments;
    • Drafting legal documents on behalf of the Bureau;
    • Negotiating contracts and memorandums of understanding between the Bureau and other parties;
    • Ensuring compliance with current amendments to the laws governing operations of the Bureau;
    • Researching on any legal areas touching on the mandate of the Bureau;
    • Studying the Constitution, statutes, regulations, and decisions of quasijudicial bodies to determine any legal implications therein;
    • Examining legal data to determine advisability of Bureau defending or prosecuting any lawsuit; and
    • Carrying out legal and governance audits for compliance
    • Preparing sectional work plans and related budget;
    • Implementing performance management activities;
    • Supervising and managing staff within the Section;
    • Any other duties lawfully assigned by the supervisor.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Must have served in the grade of Assistant Manager, Legal Services, level 5 or equivalent position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized institution;
    • Must have a Master’s Degree in Law (LLM) or any other related qualifications from a recognized institution;
    • Must have a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
    • Must have a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program lasting not less than six (6) weeks or any other related qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Must be a Certified Public Secretary with a valid Certificate from the institute of Certified Public Secretaries Kenya;
    • Must have a Valid Practicing Certificate from Law Society of Kenya;
    • Must have be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
    • Must have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
    • Must have analytical, financial and human resource management skills;
    • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment.

    Monthly Remuneration:

    • Basic Salary: Kshs. 133,260 - Kshs. 189,960
    • House Allowance: Kshs. 40,000
    • Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 16,000
    • Extraneous Allowance: Kshs 20,000

    Method of Application

    Applicants should fill and submit a copy of the employment application form Ref. KNBS/F/93/29 accompanied by copies of academic, professional and other relevant certificates, transcripts and testimonials. The reference number for the post applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:

    The Director General
    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
    P. O. Box 30266 – 00100
    Real Towers, Upper Hill, 4th floor
    Hospital Road

    Applications must be received not later than 26th August 2022 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) on to apply

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