Legal Officer at Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO)

On Friday, March 11th, 2016
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a 100% state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December, 2008 under the Company’s Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the Sessional Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy. 
The Mandate of the Company is to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain high voltage electricity transmission infrastructure, the National Electricity Transmission Grid and Regional Interconnectors.
KETRACO’s Vision is to be a world-class electricity transmission company and the leading inter-connector in Africa. 
The Mission of the Company is to build and operate a national electricity transmission network that is reliable, efficient, effective, safe and environment-friendly through innovative and best practices; and to promote regional power trade for socio-economic development.
To achieve the above mandate, KETRACO has so far completed and commissioned 756km of transmission lines with 5000km committed and on-going projects. 
The company has a capital base of over Kshs. 77 Billion. In addition; and to increase access to electricity, KETRACO plans to construct additional 7000km of transmission lines in the next five years.

In order to meet the planned growth and improve access to electricity in Kenya, KETRACO wishes to identify and recruit capable officers to fill the following position:
Legal Officer 
(1 Post)
Ref: KETRACO/5/1C/40/23/VOL II -B
Reporting to: Manager, Legal Services
Terms: 2 years renewable contract
Overall Responsibility: The Legal Officer will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the company’s contract and litigation portfolios.
Education / Professional Qualification
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree.
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Law.
  • Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya.
  • 5 years relevant work experience (post bar admission). Emphasis is on experience in litigation and contract drafting, negotiation and management. Experience in international contract management and dispute resolution shall be an added advantage.
  • IT User and report writing skills
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal & communication skills.
How to Apply
Candidates who meet the requirements should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below (clearly stating the reference no. in the letter and on the envelope) by close of business on 24th March, 2016 at 5.00pm. 
Applications to include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three referees. 
Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates / Testimonials, and copy of National ID / Passport.
Managing Director,
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,
KAWI Complex, 4th Floor,
Popo Road, South C, along Red Cross Road,
P.O. Box 34942 – 00100,

KETRACO is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents / details as sought for will not be considered. 
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
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