Legal Officer – KETRACO

Reporting to Project Legal Officer

  • The Legal Officer will serve Narok-Bomet Transmission Line.
  • This will be a one (1) year contract renewable subject to completion of the project. Please note that this is specific to the project and shall end upon completion of the project.

Key Responsibilities

  •  Assisting in collation of requisite documents for successions.
  •  Foreseeing execution of easement agreements by Project Affected Persons (PAPs).

Qualifications and Competencies

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized institution;
  •  Must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, member of Law Society of Kenya (LSK); and have a valid practicing certificate;
  •  Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Council of Legal Education;
  •  Must have handled wayleave acquisition;
  •  Must have handled registration of easements;
  •  Must have at least three (3) years experience in wayleave acquisition process.

Working condition – Field visits

How To Apply

Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application:-

  • A Signed application letter;
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating current and previous employers, positions held, level of education, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment and names of at least three professional referees;
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates; and
  • Copy of National Identification Card or Passport.

Important Information to note:

  • Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application;
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted;
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification;
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates during interviews; and
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.

Only Successful candidates will be expected to present the following Chapter Six Clearance Certificates: –

  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Current Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and
  • Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED, THE MINORITIES AND FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents/details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of canvassing and giving false information shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Interested candidates fulfilling the required qualifications should submit their application clearly indicating the position applied for and vacancy Reference No. as the subject heading via the joblink posted on KETRACO website.

NOTE: These positions are open to KENYAN Citizens ONLY.
The successful candidates for the positions will be offered competitive remuneration package in accordance with the Company guidelines. Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications by 18th June 2024 at 5.00pm so as to reach:-

The Managing Director,
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,
Popo Road, South C, along Red Cross Road,
P.O. Box 34942 – 00100,


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