Legal Job: Legal Officer, Machakos University

Legal Job: Legal Officer, Machakos University
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years
  • Deadline: 23rd February, 2021

Job Description/Requirements

Machakos University was awarded a Charter on 7th October 2016 and is a successor of Machakos University College. It is located one (1) Km from Machakos Town along the main Machakos – Wote road.

The Vision of the University is: A preferred University of Excellence in Scholarship and Service Delivery; whereas the Mission of the University is: To Provide Scholarly Education through Training, Research and Innovation for Industrial and Socio-economic Transformation of our Communities.

Machakos University invites applications from candidates who are suitably qualified and experienced with excellent credentials to fill the following vacant position in the University:
LEGAL OFFICER – GRADE 12 – MKSU/DHR/LO/21 – (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)

Job Description
This position reports to the Vice Chancellor and is responsible for legal matters in the University.

Main Responsibilities
a) Preparing and collecting evidence and exhibition as required in court.
b) Liaise with other departments on legal matters.
c) Ensure the university operates within the law.
d) Participating in development and implementation of University policies.
e) Participating in preparation of University regulations.
f) Drafting of legal documents, handling cases involving the University in liaison with external lawyers.
g) Attending court cases where necessary and coordinating legal matters in the University.

Job Requirements
Must have;

(a) Must be a holder of LLB degree from a recognized university or equivalent institution
(b) An Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a valid practicing license.
(c) Five (5) years' working experience.
(d) Computer literate.
(e) CPS (K) will be an added advantage.

Application Procedure:
Applicants should submit FIVE (5) HARD COPIES and ONE (1) SOFT COPY of their application documents (i.e., application letter, detailed curriculum vitae, latest payslip, academic and professional certificates – including KCSE/KCE/EACE/KACE/EAACE) via EMAIL and addressed to hr@mksu.ac.ke.
Applicants should also attach copies of their latest payslip and addresses and telephone numbers
of three (3) referees.

NB: KINDLY NOTE THAT IT IS A MUST THAT YOU TYPE IN THE REQUIRED INFORMATION IN THE JOB APPLICATION FORM AVAILABLE IN THE UNIVERSITY WEBSITE, PRINT, SIGN AND ATTACH TO YOUR APPLICATION.
Applications should be sent to:
Deputy Vice Chancellor (APF)
Machakos University
P.O. Box 136 – 90100
MACHAKOS


So as to reach the Deputy Vice Chancellor (APF)s' office on or before 23rd February, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Machakos University is an equal opportunity employer; women, persons with disabilities and those from marginalized regions are encouraged to apply.

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