Competition Authority of Kenya Job Vacancy 2018 for Legal Officer, Application Details

Competition Authority of Kenya Job Vacancy 2018 for Legal Officer, Application Details

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Competition Authority of Kenya Job Vacancy 2018 Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Competition Authority of Kenya Job Vacancy 2018

Ref No. CAK/01.11/2018


  • Coordinating provision of legal advisory services to the Authority;
  • Coordinating the Authority’s litigation function;
  • Representing the Authority before the Competition Tribunal;
  • Undertaking drafting of laws and regulations;
  • Monitoring legal and regulatory compliance;
  • Reviewing, advising, and making recommendations on new legislation, subsidiary rules and regulations;
  • Undertaking Governance Audits;
  • Coordinating Gazettement of the Authority’s decisions and other relevant matters;
  • Preparing preventive legal strategies for management of disputes;
  • Coordinating implementation of legal risk mitigation measures;
  • Ensuring realization of Departmental deliverables of the Authority’s Strategic Plan and Performance Contract;
  • Coordinating development of Departmental work plans and budgets; and
  • Coordinating drafting and reviewing contracts, leases and other conveyance documents; and
  • Providing necessary support in the Board Secretarial function.


  • Minimum eight (8) years relevant work experience;
  • Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from Kenya School of Law
  • Master’s Degree in Law or other relevant social science from a recognized University;
  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya;
  • A Valid Practicing Certificate;
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks\
  • Certified Public Secretary, Kenya (CPSK);
  • Membership of the Law Society of Kenya and Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK);
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills ; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are advised to submit their applications to:

Director General

Competition Authority of Kenya

P O Box 36265 – 00200


Or; Email:

or; log into the Authority’s Recruitment Portal

or; Drop Point: Kenya Railways HQ’s, Block “D” ground floor,

The application shall include:

Application letter;

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Detailed CV;

Copy of National Identification Card;

Certified copies of Academic and Professional certificates; and

Names and contacts (telephone and e -mail) of three (3) professional referees.

Applications close on 26th November, 2018 at 1700hrs.

Only applications with all the required attachments will be considered. The Competition Authority of Kenya is “An Equal Opportunity Employer” Women, persons with disabilities and persons from minority and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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