LSK Program Officer Job in Kenya

Law Society of Kenya (LSK)

Job Re-Advertisement: Program Officer – Advocates Benevolent Association

Reporting to the Advocates Benevolent Association (ABA) Board and the Secretary / CEO of the Law Society of Kenya.

Duties & Responsibilities

The position holder will among other duties be responsible for:

  • Establish and manage an Advocates’ Assistance Program
  • Conceptualizing, initiating and implementing timely and prudent welfare programs
  • Conceptualize, design and implement strategies to respond to emerging welfare matters in line with the Society’s and the Associations mandate, objectives and strategic plan
  • Undertaking advocacy and research for the Association
  • Implementing the decisions of the Board of the Association
  • Coordinate and implement the activities and affairs of the Board of the Association
  • Keeping track of finances and investments in liaison with the Accounts Department, preparation of budgets, fundraising proposals and mobilizing funds
  • Initiate and implement partnership initiatives with the partners on welfare of members
  • Manage and update the welfare and benevolence database for all members
  • Any other related tasks as may be assigned, from time to time, by the Secretary/CEO, LSK and the Board of the Association

Qualifications & Skills

  • LLB Degree and a current practicing certificate
  • A minimum of three (3) years working experience post-admission to the Roll of Advocates
  • Ability to identify programmatic activities and collaborate with others to achieve results
  • Experience in handling welfare matters
  • Dynamic, self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in planning, administration and monitoring of programs
  • High degree of professional ethics and personal integrity
  • Experience in budgeting, finance, proposal writing and fundraising skills
  • Excellent analytical writing, oral presentation, organizational, mediation and computer skills
  • Experience in NGO sector will be an added advantage

If you meet the requirements for the above position, submit your application to or a hardcopy of the same with copies of certificates, testimonials and CV outlining qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, expected remuneration, daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, name and full addresses of three (3) referees. Those who had applied earlier need not re-apply.

Only candidates who fulfil the above requirements will be contacted.

The applications should be addressed and submitted to the undersigned in a sealed envelope clearly marked ‘PROGRAM OFFICER — ADVOCATES BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION to reach us not later than Wednesday, 25th July 2018 at 5pm.

The Secretary/CEO
Law Society of Kenya
Lavington, Opp. Valley Arcade, Gitanga Road
P.O. Box 72219-00200

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Updated: July 6, 2018 — 6:27 am