March 23, 2019
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ADVERTISEMENT FOR VACANT POSITION – SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER

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Machakos University was awarded a Charter on 7th October 2017 and is a successor of Machakos University College. It is located one (1) Km from Machakos Town along the main Machakos – Wote road.

The vision of the University is: A preferred University of Excellence in Scholarship and Service Delivery; whereas the Mission of the University is: To Provide scholarly education through Training, Research and Innovation for Industrial and socio-economic transformation of our community.

Machakos University invites applications from candidates who are suitably qualified and experienced with excellent credentials to fill the listed vacant position in the University.

SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER – GRADE 12 –  MKSU/HR/SLO/19
Job Description
This position reports to the Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration, Planning and Finance and is responsible for legal matters in the University.

Main Responsibilities
1. Preparing and collecting evidence and exhibition as required in court.2. Liaise with other departments on legal matters, service bonds.
3. Ensure the university operates within the law.
4. Develop and manage University policies.
5. Preparing University policies and regulations.
6. Drafting of legal documents, handling cases involving the University in liaison with external    lawyers.
7. Attending court cases where necessary, coordinating legal matters in the University  

Job Requirements
Must have;
Must be a holder of LLB degree from a recognized university or equivalent institution An Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a valid practicing license.
Five (5) years’ working experience.Computer literate.
CPS (K) will be an added advantage.

Application Procedure:

Applicants should submit FIVE (5) COPIES each of their application letter, a detailed C.V and academic and professional certificates (including KCSE/KCE/EACE/KACE/EAACE).

They should indicate their current salary, allowances and other benefits and addresses and telephone numbers of there (3) referees.

NB: KINDLY NOTE THAT IT IS A MUST THAT YOU TYPE IN THE REQUIRED INFORMATION IN THE  JOB APPLICATION FORM AVAILABLE IN THE UNIVERSITY WEBSITE, PRINT, SIGN AND ATTACH TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Applications should be sent to:

Deputy Vice Chancellor (APF)

Machakos University

P.O. Box 136 – 90100

MACHAKOS

The applications should reach the Deputy Vice Chancellor’s office on or before 4th March  2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Machakos University is an equal opportunity employer; women, persons with disabilities and those from marginalized regions are encouraged to apply.

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