EACC Legal Officer Jobs Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiating the recovery of corruptly acquired/ unexplained assets;
  • Instituting civil proceedings for compensation, forfeiture or recovery of corruptly
  • acquired/ unexplained assets;
  • Prosecuting of applications for preservation of assets in the course of investigations;
  • Ensuring preservation and management of recovered assets;
  • Undertaking legal research for effective prosecution of recovery cases;
  • Participating in drafting Mutual Legal Assistance requests;
  • Participating in conciliation, mediation and negotiations for recovery of corruptly
  • acquired/ unexplained assets;
  • Drafting proposals for review of anti-corruption legislation for effective fight against
  • corruption and unethical practices;
  • Supporting asset tracing investigations by reviewing evidence and advising
  • investigation teams
  • Preparing reports on civil recovery and ongoing court matters.

For appointment as a Legal Officer II, a person must possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum post-admission experience of five (5) years from a reputable organisation;
  • Bachelor of Laws from a recognised institution;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) minimum mean grade of C+ or
  • its equivalent from a recognised institution;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with current practicing certificate unless exempted;
  • Certificate in computer application skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work
  • performance and results.

Important Notice:

In addition to the qualifications set above applicants must further obtain clearances from the following:

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should complete EACC Form 1 online from https://jobs.integrity.go.ke/ and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional certificates (certified by the issuing institution), clearances and testimonials.

All applications must be made online and will be acknowledged via an email. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.
To be considered applications should be received not later than Monday, 21st March, 2022 at 5.00 pm.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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