Job

Director Legal, Compliance and Research

at Public Service Commission (PSC)
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted November 28, 2019
Category Legal
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day

Description

DIRECTOR LEGAL, COMPLIANCE AND RESEARCH JOB GRADE BRS 2, ONE (1) POST
The Director Legal, Compliance and Research shall report to the Director General.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director shall oversee the overall coordination and management of the Legal,
Compliance and Research function at the Service.

Experience Requirements

Has eight (8) years post admission relevant experience;
Has served in the grade of Assistant Director Legal Services or any similar managerial position for a minimum period of three (3) years with proven
experience;

Job Responsibilities

To develop, review and implement the Services’ legal policies, contracts, Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and all other legal documents, safeguard the
legal interests of the Service by advising on and ensuring compliance with all statutory
requirements, prepare court records and forward them to the appropriate courts;
prepare legal opinions; undertake litigation for the Service; ensure relevant policies are
implemented in line with the existing guidelines, provide the necessary information to
guide the formulation and amendment of relevant policies and guidelines, carry out
research and disseminate research findings in the fields covered by the relevant laws
through seminars, workshops, publications or other means, recommend to the
Government any improvements in the relevant laws, ensure that the Service complies with statutory and other regulatory requirements by undertaking periodic legal audit compliance. The Director shall also perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Board and Director General.
Requirements for appointment
A person shall qualify for appointment of the Director Legal, Compliance and Research
if that person:

Education Requirements

Is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
Holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized University;
Holds a Masters degree in Law or in any other related field from a recognized University;
Demonstrates administrative and professional competence;

Skills

Demonstrates computer literacy skills.
Constitution.

Qualifications

Is a Citizen of Kenya;
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