July 2017 – Nursing Council of Kenya Legal Officer Job Vacancy

Jobs recruitment for Legal Officer in Kenya 2017

Career opportunity at Nursing Council of Kenya

Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) is a body corporate established under the Nurses Act Cap. 257 of the Laws of Kenya with mandate to regulate Nursing education and practice.
NCK invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position:
Legal Officer
Job Ref. NCK/07/2017
(1 Post)


Terms: three (3) year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance
Position Summary: The Legal Officer will be responsible to the CEO / Registrar for all legal matters in the Council.
Key Responsibilities
  • Prepare and review legal contracts, deeds, leases, and other legal papers of a routine nature;
  • Research on relevant statutes, rulings and precedents to be used as a basis for answering requests for legal opinions;
  • Handle all legal matters including litigations in liaison with the Council’s appointed panel of lawyers;
  • Provide legal advice and ensure compliance with legal and statutory requirements;
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of all legal matters with up to date progress;
  • Review and formulating legal policies, procedures and regulations;
  • Review court cases, correspondence and publications pointing out matters of note or which necessitate management action;
  • Liaise with other departments in managing legal matters;
  • Assist in the provision of company secretarial duties to the Council’s Board of Directors as and when the need arises;
  • Attend court cases and relevant registries as and when required;
  • Conduct legal awareness and education to the Council staff.
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized University;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Certified Pubic Secretarial -CPS(K)
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current Practicing Certificate;
  • A registered member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing;
  • Have a minimum of three (3) year post-admission experience in a busy legal department/environment in a large organization;
  • IT Proficiency
Other Attributes
  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Keen eye for details
  • Presentation skills
How to Apply
Individual who meet the minimum job requirements are requested to submit their
applications and attached detailed CV, copies of national ID and current pay slip, relevant copies of testimonies and certificates, day time contact and contact of three referees to reach the undersigned not later than Tuesday July 18, 2017 close of business.
Candidates interested in the above positions are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.
Specifically, they must obtain and submit with their application copies of clearance
certificates from the following organizations:-
  1. Kenya Revenue Authority;
  2. Higher Education Loans Board;
  3. Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission;
  4. Criminal Investigation Department (Police Clearance Certificate);
  5. A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents/ details as sought will not be considered.
NCK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
Persons with disability, Women, Youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Registrar/CEO
Nursing Council of Kenya
NCK Plaza, Kabarnet Road off Ngong Road
P.O Box 20056 – 00200
Email address: careers@nckenya.org

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