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KEMRI Senior Legal Assistant Jobs Kenya

Legal Assistant Job, Legal Jobs 2021,

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya and as currently established and dully accredited to continue to operate as such under the Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in human health in Kenya. KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading centre of excellence in human health research” and its mission is “to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building and service delivery”.

KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons to fill the following positions:-



  • Assists in planning for Board meetings and Board committee meetings;
  • Assist in administration of the Board packs/ (Electronic Board Portal) and document dissemination from management to the Board and Board committees
  • Assist in coordinating the collection, review and quality assurance of all documentation and materials sent from management to the Board, Board
  • Assist Maintaining the corporate record;
  • Ensuring that Board notices, minutes, papers are accurately filed;
  • Organizing, supporting, and record keeping (including research, preparation for and of all corporate record minutes) for the Board and Board committees;
  • Ensuring effective corporate governance and maintaining a roster of all current Board members and their skill sets;
  • Ensuring the timely delivery of Board meeting and Board committee meetings materials;
  • Assist in payment of Board expenses and allowances and coordinating Board field visits;
  • Ensuring that key governance/company secretarial matters are clearly identified brought to the attention of the Corporation Secretary and Director, Legal
  • Undertaking such assignments as may be assigned by immediate supervisor;


  • At least four(4) years relevant work experience;
  • Diploma in Legal studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Passed Part III of Certified Public Secretaries (CPS III) Examination or its recognized equivalent;
  • Proficiency in computer application; and
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Integrity
  • Team player

How to Apply

Terms of Employment: A six (6) months contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.

All the applications to be done through KEMRI Website

E-Recruitment Portal on or before 11th May 2021 latest 5.00 p.m.

 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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