Coast Development Authority Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Form

Last Updated on July 26, 2023

CDA Kenya Recruitment

COAST DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY’s mandate is to provide integrated development planning, coordination and implementation of projects and programmes within the Coast Region, including the southern part Garissa County and the Kenya’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). An exclusive economic zone is a sea zone prescribed by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea over which a state has special rights regarding the exploration and use of marine resources, including energy production from water and wind. It stretches from the baseline out to 200 nautical miles from its coast.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below;

Re-advertisement- Director – Legal Services/ Corporation Secretary

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Advising the Authority on various legal matters and monitoring the compliance of the company with various regulations issued by the Regulatory Bodies.
  • Advising the Authority and coordinating with the functional areas in relation to various legal requirements which must be complied with the legalobstacles which must be overcome in order to obtain the Authority’s targeted results
  • Overseeing and managing compliance issues within the Authority;
  • Responsibility for the timely release of legal advice to assist the Authority in making an informed decision;
  • Ensuring timely compliance with rules and regulations affecting the Authority, including the Code of Conduct and Ethics;
  • Attending to all legal matters of the Authority including advising, vetting, and drafting of legal agreements in relation to the Authority’s operations; and
  • Liaising with functional units on queries or legal matters that should arise that relate to the Authority’s affairs.
  • Undertake all litigation for the Authority

Requirements for the appointment
For appointment to this post, an applicant must-:

  • Have a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution,
  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years of relevant work experience and at least five (5) years in a supervisory role in the Public or Private Sector;
  • Have a postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education
  • Be admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines; Law, Business Administration, Public Administration, or equivalent qualifications from arecognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Be a Certified Public Secretary (K) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have a certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Be proficient in computer applications;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution; and
  • Demonstrate competence in work performance.
  • Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Method of Application

The application includes the Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, and testimonials to be sent to;

The Managing Director
Coast Development Authority
P.O Box 1322-80100

So as to be received on or before 16th August ,2023 at 5.00pm.

CDA is an equal-opportunity employer committed to gender & disability mainstreaming.

Interested and qualified? Go to Coast Development Authority on to apply.

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