Chief Legal Officer, Ref. No: MSEA- 7/5/2019 (MSEA Grade 3) 1 Post (Closed)

Reporting to the CEO the Chief Legal Officer will be responsible for providing legal advice to the Authority on matters relating to Micro and Small enterprises.

Duties and Responsibilities;

  1. Implementing policies, guidelines and regulations on legal matters;
  2. Providing legal advice and legal representation;
  3. Developing and reviewing documentation on contracts, Memoranda of Understanding and partnership agreements in MSEA;
  4. Preparing and reviewing legal documents/instruments’
  5. Preparing legal opinions and briefs;
  6. Ensuring compliance with the policies and regulations in all the undertakings of MSEA; and
  7. Liaising with the Office of the Attorney General on legal matters.

Qualifications and Skills

For appointment to this position an officer must have;-

  1. Minimum experience of ten (10) years, three (3) of which must have been in a senior management position in a micro and small enterprises or in a comparable position;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Laws (LLB) from a recognized institution;
  3. Master’s degree in Law (MLL);
  4. Postgraduate diploma in Law from a recognized institution;
  5. Certified Public Secretary or equivalent;
  6. Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks;
  7. Proficiency in computer application;
  8. Demonstrate thorough understanding of the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to interpret clearly and apply the role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4 Agenda.

In addition, all prospective candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of leadership and integrity as set out in Chapter six (6) of the constitution of Kenya and attach the following documents to their applications:-

  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission clearance Certificate (EACC)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority Tax compliance Certificate (KRA)
  • Higher Education Loans Board clearance Certificate (HELB)
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  • Certificate from Credit Reference Bureau

If you clearly believe that you to meet the criteria given above, please submit your sealed application letters with detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, 3 referees with their e-mail addresses and telephone contacts; quoting the Reference Number for the job being applied on both the envelop and the application letter.

All applications should either be sent through the post office or hand delivered or emailed to the Chief Executive Officer not later than 10th June, 2019.

The Chief Executive Officer
Micro and Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA)
Utalii House 10th Floor, Left wing
P.O. Box 48823-00100
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MSEA is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification

Contact Us

  • Utalii House, Utalii Lane, 10th Floor, Nairobi
  • +254 (20) 3340006 / +254700666000 / +254(0)770 666 000
  • P.O. Box 48823–00100 Nairobi

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