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Legal Affairs and Human Rights Committee Internship opportunity

Court of arms
COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
 LEGAL AFFAIRS AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE
The Council of Governors (CoG) is established under Section 19 of the Intergovernmental Relations Act 2012 with the mandate to provide a mechanism for consultation amongst County Governments, share information on performance of the counties in execution of their functions, facilitate capacity building for governors, and consider reports from other intergovernmental forums on national and county interests amongst other functions (Section 20).
Overall responsibility:
  • Support the Legal and Technical Departments in Legislative Monitoring and Research.  
Duties and Responsibilities:
The specific duties and responsibilities will include:
1.Monitoring Bills from the Senate and National Assembly;
2.Monitoring the Hansard and Order Papers at the Senate and the National Assembly;
3.Monitoring the Kenya Gazette; and 
4.Legislative and other Research. 
 
Training and Qualifications:
1.Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) from a recognized university;
2.Experienced in undertaking comprehensive research;
3.Outstanding Interpersonal, analytical and communication skills;
4.Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to detail;
5.A high level of computer literacy and proficient in written and spoken English and Kiswahili; and
6.Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
Reporting and supervision:
The legal intern shall report to the Director Legal Services at the Council’s Secretariat. 
Duration:
The contract is for a period of six (6) months. 
Interested candidates should send a CV, cover letter, copies of ID, certificates and testimonials to hrcog@cog.go.ke  and indicate the name of the position you are applying for as the Email subject.
 

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