Legal Officer I Job at the National Crime Research Centre, Kenya

National Crime Research Centre: The National Crime Research
Act, Chapter 62, Laws of Kenya established the National Crime Research
Centre (NCRC), which is a State Corporation under the Office of the
Attorney General & Department of Justice.

The objects of the
Centre are to carry out research into the causes of crime, and its
prevention and to disseminate research findings and recommendations to
agencies of Government concerned with the administration of criminal
justice with a view to assisting them in their policy formulation and

The Centre seeks to recruit competent and highly
motivated Kenyans to fill the following positions on permanent and
pensionable terms of service.

Position: Legal Officer I 

1 Post
Advert. No. NCRC/3/2016
Duties and Responsibilities

Under the Supervision of the Senior Legal Officer, the officer will be performing the following duties:-

  • Administration of legal matters in the Centre.
  • Facilitate the implementation of the Provisions of all the legislations administered by the Centre.
  • Providing legal advice.
  • Undertaking Research on all legal matters.
  • Compilation of legal reports.
  • Attending court on behalf of the Centre.
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to the grade of a Legal Officer I, the candidate must have:

  • A Law degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • A diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Admission to the Roll of Advocates
  • A current practicing certificate
  • Served for three (3) years as Legal Officer II or in equivalent position.
Note: Salary for each grade is commensurate with NCRC Salary Structure.

Applicants should submit the following:-
(i) Dully filled NCRC Application Form (CLICK HERE
to download) together with detailed Curriculum Vitae including names of
three referees and full contacts (name, Post Office Box Number, email
address, and telephone/mobile phone contact;

(ii) Copies of academic certificates and testimonials;

Copies of Certificate of Good Conduct from Directorate of Criminal
Investigations, Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board
(HELB), Ethic and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) Clearance, Tax
Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and any other
Professional Body which the candidate is a member.

Applications without the relevant qualifications and supporting documents as required will not be considered.

All applications should indicate job reference numbers and be send to;

The Director /CEO
National Crime Research Centre
ACK Garden Annex
1st Ngong Avenue, Off Bishop’s Road
P.O. Box 21180-00100

OR Email:

The application should to reach the Director/CEO not later than 5.00 pm on Friday, 11th November, 2016.

note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of
Canvassing for these positions will lead to automatic disqualification.

National Crime Research Centre is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Updated: October 31, 2016 — 3:05 am