Deputy Director (Legal Compliance) – Business Registration Service

Business Registration Service (“The Service”) is a Semi-autonomous Government Agency created under the Business Registration Service Act 15 of 2015.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following vacant post in the Business Registration Service:

Deputy Director – Legal Compliance

Advert No. 11/2020

Job Grade BRS 3

(1) Post

The Deputy Director Legal Compliance shall be reporting to the Director Legal Compliance and Research.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Deputy Director shall oversee the overall coordination and management of the Legal and Compliance function at the Service.

The specific duties and responsibilities shall include:

  • To develop, review and implement the Services’ legal policies, contracts, Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) and all other legal documents,
  • Safeguard the legal interests of the Service by advising on and ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements,
  • Prepare court records and forward them to the appropriate courts;
  • prepare Legal opinions;
  • Undertake litigation for the Service;
  • Ensure relevant policies are implemented in line with the existing guidelines,
  • Provide the necessary information to guide the formulation and amendment of relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Recommend to the Government any improvements in the relevant laws,
  • Ensure that the Service complies with statutory and other regulatory requirements by undertaking periodic legal audit compliance.

Requirements for Appointment

A person shall qualify for appointment of the Deputy Director Legal Compliance if that person:

  • Is a Citizen of Kenya;
  • Has seven (7) years post admission experience;
  • Has served in the grade of Assistant Director Legal services or any similar managerial position for a minimum period of three (3) years with proven experience;
  • Holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized university;
  • A master’s degree from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Must be a member ,in good standing, of the Law society of Kenya (LSK)
  • Demonstrates administrative and professional competence;
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
  • Demonstrates computer literacy skills.

Application Process

Interested and qualified persons are requested to download the full advert and make their applications by completing and submitting the BRS Employment Application FORM

Please note:

  • Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • All applicants shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post or position during the interview.

The completed application form should be emailed to on or before 15th June, 2020.

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Updated: May 31, 2020 — 5:17 pm