Central Bank of Kenya Legal Officers Job Vacancies

The Central Bank of Kenya hereby invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and self-motivated candidates with proven track record to fill vacant post of Legal Officers within its Legal Division

Job Title: Legal Officers

3 Positions
Organization Name: CBK Legal Division
Department Description       
Central Bank of Kenya invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced, and self-motivated individual
Role and Responsibilities

The duties of the lawyers will, inter alia, include:

  • Drafting, reviewing and vetting contracts, agreements, security and other legal documentation;
  • Providing guidance on the Bank’s litigation matters;
  • Liaising with the Bank’s legal service providers and ensuring external legal activities and engagements are coordinated effectively;
  • Researching and providing opinions on assignments;
  • Ensuring statutory and contractual compliance by the Bank; and
  • Assisting the Head of Legal Services with other assigned duties.
Minimum qualifications:
  • A Bachelor of Law (LLB) Degree from a recognized University.
  • A Masters degree in law or Business Administration to be an added advantage;
  • Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Certificate of admission to the Roll of Advocates of the High Court of Kenya and a current practicing certificate;
  • Good communication, research and analytical skills;
  • Good grasp of court and arbitration rules and procedures;
  • Minimum of five (5) years post qualification experience preferably in a financial institution or a busy law firm acting for banks/financial institutions;
  • Have commercial/Conveyancing experience and particularly in drafting basic contracts, reviewing security documents, Leases etc,
  • Have some basic experience in preparing litigation files;
  • Have knowledge of the workings of the Lands and Companies Registries;
  • Must be a hard worker and team player, able to work under pressure with minimal supervision and be able to meet deadlines; and
  • Should have excellent organizational skills and analytical & computer skills.
  • Age: below 35 years
How to Apply       
If you consider yourself proactive, self-driven and up to the challenge, please visit the following link www.centralbank.go.ke/careers/ and submit your application online (attach updated CV) so as to be received on or before July 15, 2012


Applications received after deadline will not be considered
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Canvassing, either directly or indirectly, will result in automatic disqualification of the affected Applicant.
Central Bank of Kenya is equal opportunity employer

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Updated: July 1, 2012 — 5:43 am