PRINCIPALPROSECUTION COUNSEL

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  • Ksh100,000.00 - Ksh135,000.00 / Monthly Permanent
  • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Job ID 1003958
  • Career Level Executive
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Industry Management

Job Description

Requirements for Appointment:

To be eligible for this position, a candidate must:                                                                                                     (i) Accumulate seven (7) years of relevant experience from the date of admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

(ii) Serve for at least two (2) years at the Senior Prosecution Counsel DPP 7 level;

(iii) Hold a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university;

(iv) Possess a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;

(v) Be admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

(vi) Demonstrate merit and ability as evidenced in work performance and results; and

(vii) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including integrity, leadership, honesty, accountability, and discipline in the service to people.

NOTE: Holding a senior management course lasting no less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities: An officer at this level may be assigned to any department at the Headquarters or a County Office. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  1. Undertaking, taking over, or discontinuing prosecutions on assigned cases;
  2. Implementing prosecutorial policies and guidelines to ensure quality service delivery;
  3. Implementing individual work plans to direct activities towards the achievement of the strategic plan;
  4. Complying with the principles of National values and principles of Good Governance, Human Rights, and transparency to gain the trust of stakeholders;
  5. Preparing court documents and arguing applications and petitions;
  6. Lodging and prosecuting appeals;
  7. Maintaining a record of data and preparing reports on all matters attended to;
  8. Preparing briefs on different legal cases assigned in a manner that meets legal quality standards;
  9. Preparing legal instruments and opinions in line with the mandate of the Office and the ODPP strategic plan;
  10. Analyzing investigation files for sufficiency of evidence and advising on whether to charge or not; and
  11. Undertaking research on assigned legal issues and compiling reports on findings to ensure that quality standards are upheld in the delivery of prosecution services.

Terms of Service: permanent and pensionable

Advantages: Housing Allowance: Ghs.35,000 (Nairobi), Kshs.25,500 (Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret, Thika, Kisii, Kitale, Malindi), Kshs.18,000 (Other Former Municipalities), Kshs.15,400 (Other Areas) Basic Salary: Kshs.15,000 per month Non-Practicing Allowance: Kshs.3,200 per month Responsibility Allowance: Kshs.15,000 per month Principal Prosecution Counsel: DPP 6 – Five (5) Vacant Positions V/No. 55003 Basic Salary Scale: Kshs.100,000- Kshs.135,000 per month Permanent and Pensionable Entertainment Allowance: Kshs.1,500 per month Commuter Allowance: Kshs.8,000 per month Prosecutorial Allowance: Kshs.45,000 per month Leave Allowance: Kshs.6,000 per annum Medical Insurance Cover: According to the medical insurance cover for ODPP staff Group Life Insurance Cover: As per the Group Life Insurance Cover for ODPP staff Car Loan: Up to Ghs.1.5 Million Mortgage Scheme: Up to Kshs.10 Million

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