Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Legal Officer.

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This will be the entry and training grade for these legal officers. An officer at this level will work under direct supervision of a senior officer.

Job Description

The duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

  • Reviewing and verifying documentation vis-à-vis historical information contained in individual case files;
  • Obtaining information required on case files and communicating to the supervisor;
  • Identifying legal and compliance risks;
  • Compiling contract documentation for preparation and related documents for the Institute.
  • Drafting of legal opinions;
  • Undertaking such assignments as may be assigned by immediate supervisor;

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Bachelor of Law degree from a recognized institution;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court;
  • Valid practicing certificate;
  • Proficiency in computer application;

Key Skills and Competence

  • Strong communication and reporting skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Integrity
  • Team player

Kindly attach your Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, copies of certified academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant documents.

All the applications should be done online through KEMRI Website http://www.kemri.go.ke/careersE-Recruitment Portal to be on or before 14th July 2022 latest 5.00 p.m. (East African Time)

Please visit the KEMRI web site www.kemri.go.ke for more details on the advertisement.

Successful candidates will be required to fulfil requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




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