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Assistant Director, Petroleum Legal And Compliance

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

(i) served for a minimum period of eight (8) years and currently serving at the grade of
Senior Petroleum Legal and Compliance Officer, CSG 9 and above or in a comparable
and relevant position in the wider public Service;
(ii) a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Diploma in Law from the Council of Legal Education;
(iv) been an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
(v) a Valid Practicing Certificate from Law Society of Kenya;
(vi) demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


(i) ensuring petroleum legal framework is aligned to the Constitution and other related
(ii) ensuring compliance with statutory petroleum legislations and policies;
(iii) Assessing and reviewing oil and gas contracts and agreements in line with existing
legal framework;
(iv) undertaking research on petroleum related legal developments;
(v) providing advice on legal aspects of oil and gas policies and standards;
(vi) interpreting and implementing court orders, judgements, rulings, arbitration awards
and other court documents in liaison with the State Law Office;
(vii) issuing instructions in litigation and arbitration proceedings relating to oil and gas
where necessary;
(viii)providing legal guidance for licensing and acquisition of oil and gas exploration
(ix) developing legal mechanisms for contractual management of petroleum agreements;
(x) conducting due diligence on upstream, midstream and downstream legal
(xi) initiating review of petroleum legal documents in consultation with relevant
stakeholders, where necessary;
(xii) determining the appropriate dispute resolution mechanisms including alternative
dispute resolution; and
(xiii) ensuring compliance with legal obligations on the licenses.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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