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The Kenya School of Law is a Postgraduate Training Institution run under the auspices of the Council of Legal Education Act, Cap. 16A of the Laws of Kenya.

The core mandate of the Council of Legal Education is inter alia to train for legal professional development and in particular to train lawyers for entry into the legal profession as Advocates of the High Court of Kenya.

For over 40 years the School has discharged this mandate under the leadership of the office of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Justice National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs.

From 2006, however, the School became a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency (SAGA) with an expanded mandate and reviewed terms of service for its staff.

The core functions of School as currently constituted includes provision of the following services;-

  • Advocates Training and Paralegal Studies;
  • Continuing Professional Development, Projects and Legal Research
  • Accreditation and enforcement of compliance by legal education and training institutions
In order to effectively meet these expanded functions the School wishes to recruit full time high calibre personnel who will join the existing strong team of staff to help it realize its vision of being the preferredcentre of excellence in legal education and training in the Eastern Africa region and beyond.

We are looking for independent, strategic actors who are in good health, are ICT literate, customer oriented, and can lead change.

Specifically we seek to recruit:-

1. Internal Audit Assistant
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR01/12
KSL 7

Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Internal Auditor the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the audit function in ensuring that management policies and procedures are adhered to and that internal controls are effective.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, audit or equivalent;
  • Have at least 3 years relevant working experience in finance or audit;
  • Hold CPA III, or equivalent.
2. Assistant Procurement Officer
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR02/12
KSL 7

Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Procurement Manager the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the procurement function in ensuring that policies and procedures are adhered to and that controls are effective.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in supply chain management or equivalent;
  • Have at least 3 years relevant working experience in a busy procurement environment;
  • A diploma in supply chain management will be an added advantage.
3. Accounts Assistant
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR03/12
KSL 8

Overall purpose of the job

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the incumbent will ensure proper recording of all receipts and payment transactions, prompt banking of receipts and proper maintenance of cashbook and receivables subsidiary ledger.

Person Specification

The successful job holder will:

  • Hold CPA II, or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of 3 years in a similar position in a busy accounting environment;
  • Possess strong computer skills with considerable experience with the MS Office suite and accounting packages preferably Quick Books;
Candidates applying  must have the following generic competencies;
  • Excellent Information Communication Technology skills;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare concise written reports;
  • Good customer care and public relations skills;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision;
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Be proactive and have a positive attitude towards work.
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful candidates.

All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address,day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates.

Send your application to:-

The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.

So as to reach him not later than4th April 2012

Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating position and reference number as the subject of the email.

Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer and people with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

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