CMA Legal Officer Jobs


Legal Officer Employment At CMA In Kenya
Legal Officer – Contract &Advisory – HCA/LO/3/2016 – 1 POST

Reporting to the Head, Legal Affairs, the selected candidate will be responsible for:

Legal Officer Job Responsibilities In Kenya

  • Drafting, preparing and reviewing contracts for the Authority;
  • Preparing legal opinions on legal issues pertaining to the Authority’s mandate and matters arising in its engagement with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Procuring legal services from external legal services providers/ advocates;
  • Liaising with external advocates and contracting parties on matters they are handling/ negotiating on behalf of the Authority;
  • Preparing quarterly reports to the Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution on compliance with the implementation of the Constitution;
  • Participating in the procurement process on behalf of the Directorate;
  • Participating in working committees on various thematic issues upon appointment by the Authority’s Management;
  • Preparing of the Directorate targets for the Performance Contract;
  • Championing risk management and compliance with operating procedures for the Directorate.

Qualifications For Legal Officer Jobs In Kenya

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB);
  • Admission to the Bar- Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate;
  • Two (2) years’ experience in corporate and commercial law.


  • Broad understanding of capital markets operations and legal framework;
  • Knowledge of the Kenya Constitution and Laws of Kenya;
  • Knowledge in Arbitration or Alternative Dispute Resolution;
  • Strong presentation and communication skills including ability to write reports;
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity;
  • Ability to maintain high standards of integrity; establish straightforward, productive relationships; and
  • Ability to treat individuals with fairness and respect, demonstrating sensitivity for ethnic, cultural and gender differences;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines as well as work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team;
  • Organization and analytical skills.

How to Apply

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