KETRACO Legal Officer Job in Kenya

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a 100%
state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December, 2008 under the
Company’s Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the Sessional
Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy. 
The Mandate of the Company
is to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain high voltage
electricity transmission infrastructure, the National Electricity
Transmission Grid and Regional Interconnectors.
 
KETRACO’s Vision is to be a world-class electricity transmission company and the leading inter-connector in Africa. 
The
Mission of the Company is to build and operate a national electricity
transmission network that is reliable, efficient, effective, safe and
environment-friendly through innovative and best practices; and to
promote regional power trade for socio-economic development.

 
To
achieve the above mandate, KETRACO has so far completed and
commissioned 756km of transmission lines with 5000km committed and
on-going projects. 
The company has a capital base of over
Kshs. 77 Billion. In addition; and to increase access to electricity,
KETRACO plans to construct additional 7000km of transmission lines in
the next five years.

In order to meet the planned growth and
improve access to electricity in Kenya, KETRACO wishes to identify and
recruit capable officers to fill the following position:
Legal Officer 
(1 Post)
Ref: KETRACO/5/1C/40/23/VOL II -B
 
Reporting to: Manager, Legal Services
 
Terms: 2 years renewable contract
 
Overall Responsibility: The Legal Officer will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the company’s contract and litigation portfolios.
 
Education / Professional Qualification
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree.
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Law.
  • Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya.
  • 5 years relevant work experience (post bar admission). Emphasis is on experience in litigation and contract drafting, negotiation and management. Experience in international contract management and dispute resolution shall be an added advantage.
  • IT User and report writing skills
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal & communication skills.
How to Apply
Candidates
who meet the requirements should submit their applications so as to
reach the address shown below (clearly stating the reference no. in the
letter and on the envelope) by close of business on 24th March, 2016 at
5.00pm. 
Applications to include CVs with details of day
time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to
take up appointment, names and contacts of three referees. 
Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates / Testimonials, and copy of National ID / Passport.
 
Managing Director,
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,
KAWI Complex, 4th Floor,
Popo Road, South C, along Red Cross Road,
P.O. Box 34942 – 00100,
Nairobi.

KETRACO is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality.


Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents / details as sought for will not be considered. 
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

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Updated: March 9, 2016 — 12:12 pm