LEGAL COUNSEL I AT COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF BUNGOMA

  • Full Time
  • KENYA GOVERNMENT JOBS
  • BUNGOMA

Company Details

Bungoma County is home to an estimated 1.7 million people and sits on an area of 2,069 km². Bungoma is the 3rd populous County after Nairobi and Kakamega. It borders three Counties: Kakamega on the South, Trans Nzoia on the North and Busia on the West. It also enjoys a vast shared international border with Uganda.

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Legal Counsel I at County Government of Bungoma

Bungoma County is home to an estimated 1.7 million people and sits on an area of 2,069 km². Bungoma is the 3rd populous County after Nairobi and Kakamega. It borders three Counties: Kakamega on the South, Trans Nzoia on the North and Busia on the West. It also enjoys a vast shared international border with Uganda.

Legal Counsel I

Basic Salary: Kshs. 56,370

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House Allowance: Kshs. 18,000

Other Allowance: Kshs.   8,000

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafting of Bills;
  • Drafting of Committee stage amendments reports to Bills proposed to the Assembly by any Member of County Assembly or any Committee of County Assembly;
  • Liaising with legal officers in the office of the County Attorney on litigation matters involving County Assembly;
  • Legal representation of County assembly and the CASB in court proceedings;
  • Drafting legal opinions on matters before or relating to County Assembly and giving legal advice on commercial matters;
  • Review and examine claims, litigation, arbitration and prepare draft responses to the same;
  • Draft contracts for review; and
  • Undertaking legal research on matters before the

Requirements for Appointment

  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the relevant field;
  • A Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
  • Been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • A current practicing certificate from the Law Society of Kenya;
  • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting 4 (Four) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results and;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya,

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the specifications are requested to forward their applications with copies of academic and professional testimonials, and national identity cards.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their academic and professional testimonials, National identity card, and clearance from, EACC, KRA, DCI, HELB, and CRB.

Please note that:

  1. Candidates should NOT attach original documents to the applications.
  2. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

All applications should indicate clearly the position applied for and the advert number on the top corner of the envelope addressed to;

The Secretary County Assembly Service Board

County Assembly of Bungoma

P.O Box 1886 – 50200,

Bungoma.

Or Via Email hr@bungomaassembly.go.ke

Or, be hand-delivered to the Human Resource Management Office Room 10 AT THE Main County Assembly Building.

All Applications Should be received no later than 23rd September 2021. THE COUNTY ASSEMBLY OF BUNGOMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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