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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.

Responsibilities

(i) ensuring petroleum legal framework is aligned to the Constitution and other related
statutes;
(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
blocks;
(ix) developing legal mechanisms for contractual management of petroleum agreements;
(x) conducting due diligence on upstream, midstream and downstream legal
transactions;
(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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