The National Research Fund (NRF) is a State Corporation established under section 32 of the Science, Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of 2013 with the objective to facilitate Research for the advancement of Science, Technology and Innovation.
The Agency seeks to recruit qualified, competent, dynamic, proactive, innovative and highly committed staff to fill the position of Senior Legal Officer.
The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: –
Interpreting legal cases; advising on legal requirements and prosecution
Procedures; issuing instructions to agreement and contract defaulters;
Developing and implementing legal agreements and contracts in liaison with relevant departments, divisions and units;
Monitoring compliance with legal framework, agreements and contracts;
Preparing legal opinions on legal cases and on matters relating to legal notices; and
Carrying out research on emerging legal issues.
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: –
At least four (4) years relevant work experience in public service or private sector;
Have a Bachelor of Law (LL.B) degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Masters of Law (LL. B) degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
Current Law Practicing Certificate;
Proficiency in computer applications;
Good communication skills;
A supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
Be a member of a relevant professional body where applicable;