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Nairobi, Kenya

Energy And Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA)

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Energy And Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA)

Manager, Regulatory Service

Nairobi, Kenya

Closing: Jul 18, 2022

12 days remaining

Published: Jul 5, 2022 (1 day ago)

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Requirements and competencies for appointment: –

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized University;
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with at least five (5) years post-admission experience
  • A master’s in law will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in records of relevant laws and professional standards.
  • Published refereed legal journals.
  • Post graduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law
  • Admission to the roll of advocates
  • Shown outstanding merit and ability in the legal profession
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence, work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national and county goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of the legal unit.
  • Ensuring Compliance with principles and values of governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity


Responsibilities

Requirements and competencies for appointment: –

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized University;
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with at least five (5) years post-admission experience
  • A master’s in law will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in records of relevant laws and professional standards.
  • Published refereed legal journals.
  • Post graduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law
  • Admission to the roll of advocates
  • Shown outstanding merit and ability in the legal profession
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence, work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national and county goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of the legal unit.
  • Ensuring Compliance with principles and values of governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be the principal assistant to the County Attorney;
  • Represent or coordinate representation of the county executive in court or in any other legal proceedings to which the county executive is a party, other than criminal proceedings;
  • Advise departments in the County Executive on legislative and other legal matters;
  • Negotiate, draft, vet and interpret documents and agreements for and on behalf of the county executive and its agencies;
  • Formulation and revision of county laws;
  • Supervise litigation, drafting and conveyancing;
  • Preparation of cabinet memoranda;
  • Overseeing the finances and asset management of the office of the County Attorney, instituting operational accountability;
  • Overall supervision, control, discipline, staff training and development;
  • Perform any other, function as may be necessary for the effective discharge of the duties and the exercise of the powers of the County Attorney.
  • Overseeing the operations of the legal units and shall be answerable to the County Attorney;
  • Reviewing periodic reports, ensuring compliance with national, regional and international legal instruments, identifying and acting on impediments and constraints to the implementation of laws
  • and policies;
  • Facilitating the setting up of structures and institutions for consolidating the administration of the office of the county attorney; and
  • Facilitating and coordinating financial support for development plans, facilitating the design and implementation of prioritized programs, setting long-term’s goal for the development of the office, preparing cabinet briefs, papers and memoranda and advising departments on legal policy issues.
  • In addition, the County Solicitor will be responsible for supervision of the heads of divisions/legal units, the implementation and the realization of the strategic plans and objectives in respect of the legal function, coordinating and implementing work plans for the division/legal unit, preparing and implementing performance appraisal tools, preparing division/legal unit budget, managing resources, overall supervision, staff training and development and ensuring accountability and prudent management of the resources and assets and ensuring compliance to the values of good
  • governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity.


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