REA Jobs: Senior Legal Clerk


The Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation, (formerly, the Rural Electrification Corporation ) a state corporation established under the Energy Act, 2019, is mandated to enhance provision of electricity in the rural areas of the country as well as develop, manage and promote the use of renewable energy in Kenya.

Through its mandate, the Corporation seeks to improve the socio-economic well-being of Kenyans living in rural areas as well as develop cheap alternatives to sources of energy through the promotion of renewable energy.

Since commencing operations in the 2008/09 financial year, the Corporation has endeavored to realize this objective and through its efforts, 70% of all the public facilities have been electrified.
Moving forward, the Corporation will put more focus on renewable energy to provide electricity to areas far away from the national grid network.

The Corporation is looking for highly experienced, motivated and results oriented individuals to fill vacancies in the organization.

The applicants must be self-driven individuals who are focused and committed to driving the Corporation towards achieving its mandate. They will work with their departmental teams in spearheading/embracing innovations, work ethics and must possess high level of integrity.

Applications are invited from professionals who meet ALL the minimum qualifications for the following positions:


Senior Legal Clerk

REA 8 

(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
a) Assist in receiving sermons for litigation matters and opening court files;
b) Assist in managing court diaries and files;
c) Assist in managing bring ups on all legal matters;
d) Assist in drafting of court pleadings;
e) Assist in responding to correspondences and issues arising out of court matters;
f) Open files for new cases and keep an up to date record of all court cases;
g) Develop and maintain the filing registry for the Directorate;
h) Assist in managing and updating the court diary;
i) Assist in updating the record on laws of Kenya;
j) Assist the corporation secretary in preparing board papers including photocopying binding and circulation;
k) Assist in attending to claimants and external advocates queries;
l) Following up payments of judgments award, claimant lawyers and claimant from finance Directorates;
m) Assist in preparing reports on litigation matters;
n) Ensure that insurance policies and performance bonds for contractors are always up to date; and
o) To inform contractors to renew performance bonds and insurance.

Requirements for appointment
a) Bachelor’s Degree in Law (L LB ) and Postgraduate diploma in Law;
b) Registered with relevant professional Board;
c) IT proficiency;
d) Minute writing skills;
e) Litigation skills;
f) Report Drafting and writing skills;
g) Demonstrated integrity.

Application Procedure:

i) Visit The Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation website for the full details of the job descriptions, minimum requirements and requisite work experience for each position.

ii) Apply for a position through a standard one-page letter, attaching a detailed CV and copies of certificates;

iii) All applicants MUST complete the BIO DATA Form CLICK HERE ... and send the same in soft not scanned to the Chief Executive Officer on [email protected]

iv) Candidates must submit Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Corporation, Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and Higher Education Loans Board; and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

v) Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates.

vi) Qualified persons including physically challenged, youth and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

vii) Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation,
Kawi House, Block C/South C-Bellevue,
P.O Box 34585-00100,

So as to reach on/or before 30th April, 2019.

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