Careers Centre

 

 JOB OPPORTUNITY - Posted on 14th December 2015

The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is the professional body of Advocates in Kenya, established and incorporated under the provisions of the Law Society of Kenya Act, 2014. Pursuant to section 26(2) of the said Act and to ensure achievements of its mandate, the Council is seeking a professional for the following position:

SECRETARY/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Specific duties and responsibilities
  • Implement the decisions of the Council;
  • Facilitate, coordinate and ensure execution of the Council's mandate;
  • Administration and management of the secretariat resources and staff;
  • Resource mobilization for Council's activities;
  • Manage, coordinate and oversee implementation of programmes, project activities and events as set outin the Strategic Plan, Calendar of Events and as directed from time to time by the Council;
  • Build and strengthen strategic collaboration, linkages and partnerships;
  • Oversee the provision of services to members, the public and other stakeholders;
  • Provide team leadership in research, capacity building, financial management, human and technical resource;
  • Undertake other relevant duties as may be directed by the Council from time to time;

Minimum Qualifications/Competence/Experience

The ideal candidate must possess the following:

Bachelor of Laws Degree. An advanced degree will be an added advantage.
Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya of not less than 10 years standing.
Must have experience and knowledge in management.

This is a high level position and the person is expected to posses the following competencies:-

  • Leadership qualities
  • Strategic thinking
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Decision making
  • Performance and result driven management
  • Innovativeness
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Influencing and adapting to Change Environments
  • Integrity and Ethical values
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Period:

The Contract Period is three (3) years renewable once subject to performance.

If you fulfill the above requirements and wish to be considered, please forward not later than 21 days from the date of this advertisement, application in a clearly marked envelope "Secretary/CEO"enclosing your detailed Curriculum Vitae and testimonials to:

The Council,
Law Society of Kenya
Lavington, Opposite Valley Arcade, Gitanga Road
P.O. Box 72219-00200
NAIROBI 




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