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Senior Legal Officer Litigation and Prosecutions – Grade 5 at HELB

Senior Legal Officer Litigation and Prosecutions - Grade 5 at HELB

Senior Legal Officer Litigation and Prosecutions – Grade 5 at HELB,

Senior Legal Officer Litigation and Prosecutions – Grade 5 at HELB

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The Higher Education Loans Board, HELB, is the leading financier of higher education in Kenya. It is a State Corporation under the then Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology. HELB was established by an Act of Parliament (Cap 213A) in 1995.The mandate of the Board is to disburse loans, bursaries and scholarship to students pursuing higher education

Senior Legal Officer Litigation and Prosecutions – Grade 5

Job Purpose:

Reporting to Head of Legal Services and Corporation Secretary, the job holder will be responsible for formulating, reviewing, managing and monitoring statutory and legal policies and procedures relating to litigation, prosecution and alternative dispute resolution processes for the Board.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Formulating legal policies, standards, guidelines and procedures on litigation, delegated criminal prosecution and Alternative Dispute Resolution for efficient prosecutions;
  • Strengthening policy and law frameworks for prosecution and litigation for efficient service delivery;
  • Formulating litigation, prosecution and ADR strategies for systematic approach to prosecutions, litigation and ADR;
  • Coordinating investigations and supervising civil investigations for efficient evidence gathering;
  • Coordinating administration and supervision of delegated prosecutorial powers
  • Coordinating instituting and undertaking prosecution of criminal and civil matters;
  • Coordinating delegated prosecutions as donated by the Office of Director of Public Prosecutions for enforcement of sanctions under the Higher Education Loans Board Act, CAP 213A to enhance loan recovery;
  • Monitoring compliance with policies, standards and procedures to avoid sanctions and litigations;

Minimum Requirements

  • A holder of Bachelors’ degree in Law or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in Law or MBA from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience with a minimum of 3 years in supervisory position;
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law or its equivalent;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Valid practicing certificate;
  • Member in good standing of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK); and
  • Member in good standing of the Institute of Certified Secretaries (ICS).

Method of Application

If you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above:Please send your application letter, detailed CV, relevant copies of testimonials & certificates, to reach the office of Chief Executive Officer not later than Tuesday, 31st January 2023 through email: Email Address: Please quote the position on the subject line while sending your application

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