Job Title: Legal Officer
Purpose: To provide legal counsel to ensure appropriate interpretation of NACC legal safeguards and rights
at all times, and to provide advice to ensure appropriate risk management for Council and Secretariat, and to
provide counsel on legislative and legal aspects that impact on the national response.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
The Legal Officer will report to the Head of Legal Services.
Giving legal advice to the Board/Council and the secretariat;
Drawing or reviewing contracts, agreements, MOU, leases and other legal documents;
Reviewing tender documents for legal conformity.
Monitoring contractual & statutory compliance;
Maintaining safe custody of contracts and legal documents;
Hotline Operation and carrying out resultant as well as other investigations;
Follow up with the EACC, CID and other law enforcement agencies as appropriate;
Take legal action to protect the interests of the Council in pursuance of its mandate;
Liaising with external Law Firms on relevant litigation;
Providing legal counsel on legal and legislative issues impacting on the national response;
Support NACC in identifying legal and legislative issues in policy development support;
Assist communication and advocacy on legal aspects associated with HIV and AIDS;
Support to partners engaged in the appropriate legal aspects of the national response;
Raising awareness on legal and Human Right issues in HIV and AIDS among target groups;
Providing legal counsel within NACC;
Possess an LLB degree from a recognized institution;
Having a master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
Have five (5) years experience in litigation and conveyance in the public sector or a large and reputable private sector;
Have proven interpersonal skills, management, leadership qualities, oral, written and computer skills
How to Apply:
If you fulfill the above requirements, you are invited to apply by submitting an application together with an up to date CV, copies of certificates, testimonials and names and contacts of three referees by Friday, July 26, 2012 to the address provided below.
All applicants must indicate their current and expected salary and
National AIDS Control Council,
P. O. Box 61307, 00200
NACC is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified persons living with Disabilities and qualified people living with HIV are particularly encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Deadline: 26th July 2012