Legal Officer II Job Vacancy in Kenya

Office of the Ombudsman

Position Title: Legal Officer II

The Commission on Administrative Justice (Office of the Ombudsman) is a Constitutional Commission established under Article 59 (4), Chapter fifteen of the Constitution and the Commission on Administrative Justice Act, 2011 with the mandate of addressing all forms of maladministration in the public sector in Kenya.

The Commission is also charged with overseeing and enforcing the implementation of the Access to Information Act, 2016.

The Commission seeks to fill the following position:-

Ref: CAJ/JOB/007/08/2023

Reporting: Assistant Director Complaints and Legal Services

Department: Complaints, Investigations and Legal Services

Job Grade: CAJ 7

No. of Posts: 3

Terms of Employment: Permanent and Pensionable

Duty Station: Regional Offices

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Receiving, registering and resolving complaints on matters relating to Commission’s mandate;

ii. Drafting reports on complaints;

iii. Implementing strategies and guidelines on complaints handling;

iv. Participating in formal hearings and inquiries on complaints;

v. Updating complaints database; and

vi. Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Job Specification

For appointment to this position, a candidate must;

  • Have a Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B) from a recognized university.
  • Have a Post graduate diploma in Law
  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate
  • Must have post-graduate experience of three (3) years in a related role
  • Must be a member to a professional Body in good standing

Application Process

All interested candidates who meet the job indent for this position are encouraged to send hard copy of their application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of their academic and professional certificates together with a clear National Identification card by 25th September 2023 at 5.00p.m. to:-

The Commission Secretary
Commission on Administrative Justice
2nd Floor, Westend Towers – Waiyaki Way
P O Box 20414 City Square 00200