ADAK Senior Legal Officer Job Vacancy

The Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) was established by The Government of Kenya through the Anti-Doping Act No. 5 of 2016, with its powers vested in a Board, headed by a Chairman.

The key mandate of the Agency is to carry out Anti-Doping Education / Sensitization Campaigns and Doping Tests.

The Agency invites applications from suitable individuals to fill the following vacant position:

Senior Legal Officer

Vacancy No. ADAK/1/5/2016

Number of Posts: One (1)

Grade ADAK 6

Salaries Scale: 86,700 – 120,000

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

(i) Preparing and reviewing legal documents/instruments;

(ii) Preparing legal opinions and preparing legal briefs;

(iii) Drafting legal documents, leases and contracts;

(iv) Undertaking research on specific legal areas;

(v) Identifying issues and areas for legal policy formulation and review;

(vi) Ensuring compliance with the policy, legal requirements and provisions in all the undertakings of the Agency;

(vii) Processing Anti-Doping cases at the sports tribunal; and

(viii) Advising the Agency on all legal matter.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

(i) Have served in a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) year;

(ii) Have Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized institution;

(iii) Have Master’s degree in Law (LLM) from a recognized institution;

(iv) Have a valid Practicing Certificate from Law Society of Kenya;

(v) Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

(vi) Have Diploma in Law from the Council of Legal Education;

(vii) Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development program lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

(viii) Good communication skill; and

(ix) Have Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in the above positions are expected to fulfill the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya, 2010.

They must obtain and submit with their application copies of clearance certificates from the following organizations:

i. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
ii. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
iii. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
iv. Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
v. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should submit their applications quoting the vacancy and Vacancy No. on the envelope.

The application to be accompanied with a detailed c.v and all relevant testimonials stating the current position, current remuneration, postal address, telephone and email contacts.

Applicants are also expected to provide email, telephone and postal contacts of three references. All applications should reach the Chief Executive Officer on or before 5th December, 2016

Applications should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Ant-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK)
P.O Box 66458- 00800


by hand delivery during official working hours (8.30 a.m. to 5.00p.m) to the Agency’s offices at Parklands Plaza, 6th Floor Muthithi Road / Chiromo Lane Junction.

Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

Potential male and female candidates with physical challenges are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Updated: November 21, 2016 — 7:17 am