MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
INTERN – LEGAL AFFAIRS (1 POSITION)
Successful applicant will be reporting to the Program Advisor – Legal Affairs. Applicants for the position should possess a minimum of the following:
Applicant should have graduated or has finalised 4th year course work and is awaiting graduation, to graduate with a Bachelor degree in Law, 2nd Class Honors.
Applicant should have between 3 months and 1 year experience working with international, labour, family, human rights and/or environmental law
Applicant should not be admitted to Kenya School of Law or if admitted should have successfully completed pupillage and is awaiting admission to the bar
Ability to draft legal proceedings, legal reports and attend court hearings
A knowledge, relevant practice and understanding of the respective laws and regulations will be an added advantage
Ability, knowledge and passion to handle legal aid cases and assist clients
Be a citizen of Kenya
Should have a valid certificate of good conduct
Excellent in written and spoken English
Willingness to learn with good communication and interpersonal skills
Integrity and ability to work in all thematic areas
A highly motivated individual
A self-starter-functional problem solver
Process discipline – ability to follow standard operating procedures
Only those candidates that meet the above qualifications will be considered for the internship opportunities.
Candidates interested in this position should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected], with subject line: INTERN – LEGAL AFFAIRS
The cover letter should include a brief overview of the candidate’s suitability for the role, including an outline of relevant past research and advocacy experience. CVs should be a maximum 3 pages long and should include relevant past education and experience.
Candidates are encouraged to visit KHRC’s website to learn more about our work before applying: http://www.khrc.or.ke.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 21st November 2017. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED PAST THIS DATE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT MEET THE ABOVE CRITERIA WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
KHRC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and will recruit the most qualified person irrespective of race, marital status, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation or nationality.
ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.