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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
FIDA Kenya Legal Counsel Job in Nairobi
FIDA Kenya seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the following vacant position:-
Legal Counsel (to be based in Nairobi Office)
Provide legal advice to FIDA Kenya clients: take their briefs, refer distressed clients for counselling and conduct mediation between parties
Prepare pleadings and legal briefs
Assist in coordination of legal open days, legal aid and other workshops organized by the team
Represent the organization in meetings with stakeholders and strategic partners
Carry out programmatic work – Alternative Dispute Resolution, Self representation training for clients, Informal justice systems, preparation of reports
Link with strategic partners including NGOs, Government departments and relevant bodies
Qualifications and attributes
The ideal candidate should atleast posses the following qualifications and attributes:-
Bachelor of Laws degree
Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with at least FIVE (5) years post admission experience
Must possess a valid practicing certificate
Previous experience in Non-Governmental Organization is highly desirable
Should have knowledge of program planning, designing, monitoring & evaluation
Must posses strong writing skills, proficiency in computers, organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks
Should be able to work under pressure
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Litigation, Gender & Women’s Rights Issues
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Must be willing to travel
How to Apply
Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria should send their applications along with an updated Curriculum Vitae including 3 references, one of whom must be a previous supervisor, also indicate expected salary and the daytime contact.
To be addressed to the undersigned to be received on or by Friday, 10th February 2017 at 5.00 pm.
Only email applications will be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.
FIDA Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.
The Executive Director FIDA Kenya Amboseli Road, off Gitanga Road, Lavington. P.O. Box 46324-00100 Nairobi