CLE Research Officer Job


The Council of Legal Education (CLE) is established under the Legal Education Act, No. 27 of 2012 of the Laws of Kenya.
The core functions of the Council of Legal Education are to regulate legal education and training, to license and supervise legal education providers; conduct Bar Examinations; and to advice the Government on matters relating to legal education and training.
In order to efficiently and effectively deliver its functions, the Council wishes to recruit a full time high caliber staff in the following position:-Research Officer


Full Time
Nairobi Job Reference Number: CLE 6 CLE/HR07/2016

(1 Position)

Overall purpose of the job: Reporting to Manager, Quality Assurance, the successful candidate will provide support in carrying out benchmarking and research, and documentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out research in relevant areas on legal education and training;
  • Prepare comprehensive reports on trends in legal education and training;
  • Make relevant recommendations based on research carried out;
  • Undertake other duties as shall be assigned.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelors Degree in Law;
  • Training and experience in the areas of Standards and accreditation;
  • Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • At least 2 years post qualification experience in a relevant field;
  • Experience in conducting research;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • A team player, high level interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and adhere to set timeliness;
  • Must be computer literate;
Salary Scale Basic Pay: 96,589 x 8,831 – 105,420 x 8,831 -114,251 x 8,831 -123,082 x 8,831 -131,913 x 8,831 -140,744 per month

House Allowance: Kshs.24,000

Commuter Allowance:

How to Apply

  • All applicants MUST be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Candidates will be required to produce evidence of clearance by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) Credit Reference Bureau and provide a Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address, day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
  • CLICK HERE to apply online
  • or send your application to:-
  • The Secretary/Chief Executive Officer Council of Legal Education P. O. Box 829 – 00502 Karen, Nairobi
  • So as to reach him not later than 4th March, 2016.
  • Due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible for Council of Legal Education to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • CLE is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and clearly state that they are women or/and have disabilities.
  • Prof. W. Kulundu-Bitonye, EBS Secretary/Chief Executive Officer Council of Legal Education