Legal Officer

Kwale County Public Service Board


  • Exp.: Not Specified
  • Min. Education level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Specialism: Law

Vacancy Description

The County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill in the following positions;



Reporting to Director Legal Services

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare contract documents, leases and agreements between the office and other stakeholders, monitor legal obligations under the agreement to ensure compliance.
  • Preparation of court pleadings and attending to court matters
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of all legal matters with up to date status reports
  • Implement legal policies, procedures and ensure delivery of the strategy under the set timelines
  • Prepare and submit monthly monitoring reports and other periodic or special legal reports
  • Undertake research on assigned legal matters and prepare legal opinions
  • Draft and/or review legal documents, instruments and monitor legal obligations
  • Advise on statutory compliance
  • Assist in formulation, implementation and or amendment of office policies
  • Collecting and collating research data
  • Interviewing customers for proper referrals
  • Any other relevant duties assigned by the Director Legal Services from time to time

Requirements for appointment

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in law from a recognized university
  • A Post graduate Diploma in legal studies from Kenya School of Law
  • Must have a valid practicing Certificate
  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications
  • Must comply with Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Ethics and values by forwarding valid
    -Tax Compliance Certificate
    -Certificate of Good conduct
    -Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) Clearance
    -Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Clearance
    -Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) Clearance Certificate
    – Birth Certificate

How to Apply

1. Applications should be hand delivered to the Kwale County Public Service Board Offices next to Kwale District Hospital and opposite Baraza Park – Kwale Town or posted to the undersigned address in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the category(position) which they fall and addressed to:-

The Board Secretary
Kwale County Public Service Board
P.O BOX 4 -80403

3. All applications should reach the Board on or before by Thursday 11th February 2021 4:30Pm.
4. All applicants submitting their applications directly to our offices should be on face masks and adhere to health protocols like keeping social distance and washing your hands.

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Kwale County Public Service Board
Legal Officer FULL_TIME February 7, 2021 2021-02-11 Kwale County Kenya KE KES