Legal Officer


Legal Officer 1 Position
Office of the Controller of Budget

Nairobi, Kenya

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Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

The Office of the Controller of Budget (OCOB) was established by the Constitution of Kenya 2010, under Article 228 and became operational upon the appointment of the Controller of budget on 27th August 2011.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Manager Legal Services, this position is responsible for implementation of legal policies, systems and procedures and undertake research on legal matters.

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized university;
  • A Post Graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law;
  • Must have a valid practicing certificate
  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in legal practice


  • Prepare contract documents, leases and agreements between the office and other stakeholders and monitor legal obligations under the agreement to ensure compliance;
  • Preparation of court pleadings and attending to court matters;
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of all legal matters with up to date status reports;
  • Implement legal policies, procedures and ensure delivery of the strategy under the set timeless;
  • Prepare and submit monthly monitoring reports and other periodic or special legal reports;
  • Undertake research on legal matters and prepare legal opinions;
  • Draft and/or review legal documents, instruments and monitor legal obligations
  • Advise on statutory compliance;
  • Assist in formulation, implementation and or amendment of office policies;


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Office of the Controller of Budget
Office of the Controller of Budget

Nairobi, Kenya

300 - 10000 people

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