WELCOME TO UASIN GISHU COUNTY GOVERNMENT

ADVERT DESCRIPTION
Advert Number CPSB/LGO/PRS/04       Advert Date21/6/2019    Closing Date12/7/2019
POSITION: Prosecution Counsel II [L]Apply
QUALIFICATIONS,REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties and Responsibilities

•Undertaking prosecutions to ensure justice on cases forwarded is delivered in a timely manner;
•Undertaking research on assigned on assigned legal issues and compiling data to ensure the prosecution services offered are well informed and of high quality, and to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of service;
•Liaising with police and other law enforcing agencies where necessary to ensure sufficient collection of evidence that supports timely and just rulings;
•Conducting appeals, applications and Revisions in all courts and preparing reports on the outcome of the appeals and applications, to ensure the prosecution services offered are well identified and strategies developed and implemented to minimize recurrences;
•Preparing briefs on different legal cases as assigned in manner that meets the legal quality standard set, to ensure favorable rulings on cases forwarded by ODPP
•Training prosecutors to ensure the availability of competencies that are necessary in the management of prosecution cases;
•Advising investigative agencies on criminal matters to ensure quality delivery of service;
•Preparing legal documents to be filled in court to ensure ODPP is fully prepared for the court cases submitted, and to support compliance with the requirements of the court;
•Screening of police files and advise on possible on possible prosecution, to support the commitment of the Kenya Police in the maintenance of security and justice and to ensure timely prosecution of cases;
•Studying and evaluating cases, files presented and making decisions whether to charge or not; and
•Facilitating participation of victims, witnesses, complainants and accused persons in the criminal justice system and protection of their rights to ensure a seamless judicial process.

Requirements for Appointment

•Bachelor of Law Degree from a recognized university;
•Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
•Admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
•A cumulative number of Three (3) years relevant experience from the date of admission as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya OR practiced for not less than Three (3) years in any law OR served for Three (3) years at the level of Prosecution Counsel II JG ‘K’ or relevant and equal level in the wider public service or private sector;
•A certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized Institution; and
•Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.