Legal Officer at Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport & Infrastructure.
The Authority is seeking to recruit a qualified Kenyan citizen to fill the following vacant position in its establishment:
Ref: CS/05/15
Department / Section: Corporation Secretary
 
Reports To: Principal Legal Officer
Job Purpose: To handle, draft and review all legal documents relating to the Authority’s activities.
 
Scope of work / duties / responsibilities
  • Handle, co-ordinate and monitor all litigation instituted against and on behalf of the Authority and to liaise with the Authority’s external lawyers.
  • Provide professional support in the drafting and the development of legislation including regulations on civil aviation.
  • Draft, review and interpret contracts/Agreement.
  • Liaise on behalf of the Authority with the legal personnel in Government, other state corporations, private sector, regional and international organizations, on legal matters pertaining to civil aviation including lobbying Government to legislate international conventions on Civil Aviation.
  • Assisting the Corporation Secretary in handling matters of the Board including coordinating meetings of the Board, preparation of Board papers and implementing Board resolutions.
  • Handling of disciplinary and industrial relations matters.
  • Carry out any other duties relating to civil aviation generally as may be directed by the Principal Legal Officer from time to time.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in law
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a valid current practising certificate.
Experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience in litigation and commercial law practice 
Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations, including ICAO standards and guidelines, affecting the operations of KCAA.
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Drafting skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates for the job vacancies should submit their
applications quoting the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter, copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV indicating current day time telephone and full contact details of three professional referees to the address below to be received not later than 5th May 2015. 

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex – JKIA
P. O. Box 30163 – 00100
Nairobi

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.
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