PROSECUTION COUNSEL II

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  • KSh 69,394.00 - KSh 99,312.00 / Monthly Permanent
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004006
  • Career Level Others
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

PROSECUTION COUNSEL II

This is the entry grade for this cadre. An officer at this level may be deployed to work at any of the Departments at the Headquarters or County Offices under the guidance of a senior and experienced officer. Specifically, duties and responsibilities will include:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Undertaking prosecutions on all matters allocated to them;
  2. Studying and evaluating case files presented and making decisions to charge;
  3. Drafting appropriate legal documents to be filed in court in consultation with supervisors;
  4. Facilitating the participation of victims, witnesses, complainants, and accused persons in the criminal justice system and protecting their rights;
  5. Undertaking research on assigned legal issues and compiling reports on relevant information gathered;
  6. Liaising with the police and other law enforcement agencies where necessary;
  7. Conducting legal research on the files allocated;
  8. Maintaining records of data and preparing reports on all matters attended to;
  9. Preparing briefs on different legal cases as assigned in a manner that meets the legal quality standards set; and
  10. Implementing prosecutorial policies and guidelines.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT

To be eligible for this grade, a candidate must have:

  • (i) A Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from a recognized university;
  • (ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
  • (iii) Admission as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya; and
  • (iv) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010; Integrity, Honesty, and Accountability.

Benefits:

  • House Allowance:
    • Kshs. 16,500 (Nairobi)
    • Kshs. 21,800 (Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret, Thika, Kisii, Kitale, Malindi)
    • Kshs. 9,600 (Other Municipalities)
    • Kshs. 7,500 (Other Areas)
  • Non Practicing Allowance:
    • Kshs. 15,000 p.m.
  • Prosecutorial Allowance:
    • Kshs. 45,000 p.m.
  • Responsibility Allowance:
    • Kshs. 2,500 p.m.
  • Commuter Allowance:
    • Kshs. 5,000 p.m.
  • Leave Allowance:
    • Kshs. 6,000 p.a.
  • Medical Insurance Cover:
    • As covered by the Medical Insurance Cover for ODPP staff
  • Group Life Insurance Cover:
    • As Covered by Group Life Insurance Cover for ODPP staff
  • Group Personal Accident Insurance Cover:
    • As covered by Group Personal Accident Insurance Cover for ODPP staff
  • Car loan:
    • Up to Kshs. 1.5 Million
  • Mortgage Scheme:
    • Up to Kshs. 10 Million

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