We are looking for CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER - KCAA SCALE 6
Bachelor’s degree in law
Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
A valid Practicing Certificate from the Law Society of Kenya
Diploma in Law from the Council of Legal Education
A Diploma in Air/ Aviation Law will be an added advantage
Providing professional guidance to Management and staff on all legal matters relating to the mandate, functions and operations of the Authority on all areas of law including but not limited to real estate (property), insurance, contracts,
litigation, arbitration, Labour/employment matters and statutory/business compliance matters.
Handling, coordinating and monitoring all litigation instituted against and on
behalf of the Authority and to liaising with the Authority’s external legal counsel to ensure the best results for the Authority in such litigation. 8
Providing professional support in the drafting and the development of legislation including regulations on civil aviation.
Contributing to the negotiation, drafting, review and interpretation of contracts/Agreements in which KCAA is a party
Liaising on behalf of the Authority with the legal personnel in Government,
other state corporations, private sector, regional and international
organizations, on legal matters pertaining to civil aviation including lobbying Government to legislate international conventions on Civil Aviation.
Participating in the updating of current statutes in the country, (the laws of Kenya) that are maintained in the Legal office of the Authority on a regular basis.
Carrying out any other duties relating to laws of the country or civil aviation
generally as may be directed by the Manager Legal Services.
KENYA CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) was established on 24th October 2002 by the Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act, 2002 with the primary functions towards; Regulation and oversight of Aviation Safety & Security; Economic regulation of Air Services and development of Civil Aviation; Provision of Air Navigation Services, and Training of Aviation personnel KCAA; as guided by the provisions of the convention on international civil aviation, related ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs), the Kenya Civil Aviation Act, 2013 and the civil aviation regulations.
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