To provide legal advice to the Lake Victoria Basin Commission as well as rendering other legal services. Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Law from reputable University;
Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice or/and Certification of enrollment on the Bar in a Partner State;
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience at National and/or International level.
Skills and Competencies:
Excellent legal drafting skills;
Good communication and negotiation skills;
Proficiency in use of computers and report writing skills.
Facilitate research and articulate regional best practices in harmonization of national laws;
Draft, review and guide negotiations on Tripartite Protocols, Agreements, MOUs, Funding and Grant Agreements, Contracts and other legal documents ensuring their consistency with the mandate of the Commission and international law;
Provide Partner States, upon request with all necessary legal support with regard to the implementation of the EAC Treaty, the Protocol establishing the LVBC and the Lake Victoria commission Act;
Provide legal advice to the Commission in its relations with third parties and employees on matters concerning administration and employment;
Represent the Commission in legal disputes;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by management.
Required education: Bachelor's degree Required relevant work experience: 5 years Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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