20 Jun 2017

Assistant Deputy Director Legal Services Job in Kkenya

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Advert No. 71/2017

Reporting to Deputy Director, Legal services, this position is responsible for the preparation for court
cases, review of contract documents, legal research and provision of guidance on litigation cases, to provide support in the implementation of the legal strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Cascade the department work plan to the rest of the department to facilitate the implementation of the department strategy.
  • Ensure delivery of the strategy under the set timelines and quality standards.
  • Review monthly, quarterly and annual litigation and monitoring reports for submission to the senior deputy director legal, for final submission to the board for decision making.
  • Provide leadership in mentoring and coaching of directorate staff to inspire and motivate staff.
  • Review preparation for court pleadings on behalf of the Commission, to ensure case documents are drafted, and to facilitate favourable rulling in the court.
  • Review contract documents, leases and agreements between the Teacher Service Commission and other stakeholders contractual relationships are favourable to the Commission.
  • Offer guidance and facilitation on old litigation matters in the Commission to ensure reduced backlog of case that exposes the Commission to inefficiencies and reputational risk.
  • Development of tools and the collection of information, legal research necessary for the provision of high quality legal advisory service to the Commission.
  • Develop and train staff that report to the position in line with both individual and organization growth objectives.
  • Evaluate and monitor performance appraisal of staff


  • Masters degree in Law (LLM) from a recognized university.
  • Bachelors Degree in Law (LLB)
  • Post graduate diploma in law.
  • A valid practicing certificate.
  • Eight (8)years of service, three (3)of which must be of similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization.
  • Leadership and Communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build and lead cohesive teams

How to Apply
Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence indicating the Job title and Job advert number on subject of the e-mail, the application letter and envelope enclosing CVs with full details of education background, professional qualifications, and attach copies of certificates, relevant testimonials and National ID. Additionally, the candidates should attach the following documents which must be valid:

  1. Certificate of Good Conduct
  2. Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board
  3. Clearance Application form for EACC
  4. Certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
  5. KRA Tax Certificate

Applications may be deposited at our Office, Blue Violet Plaza, Kindaruma Road, 5th Floor, Suite 507, Nairobi or sent through our email address or send by post to:

Search and Recruitment
HR Powerhouse Limited
P.O. Box 74380, 00200

All applications should be received not later than 5.00pm on Monday, 7th July 2017.

NB: Those who had applied in our earlier advert need not apply for similar positions.

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