Details for Job Reference Number: V/No. 8/2023
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Job Reference NumberV/No. 8/2023
Number of Posts ONE (1) POST
Terms of Service Permanent and Pensionable; Gross Salary Scale: Kshs.445,500 – 727,035 pm.
Work Station MOMBASA
Date registered14-Apr-2023
Opening Date of Advert14-Apr-2023
Closing Date of Advert28-Apr-2023
- For appointment to this position, the applicant must have: -
- i. Have a degree in Islamic Law from a recognized university.
- ii. Profess the Islamic faith
- iii. Member of recognised Islamic Association
- iv. Be able to effectively communicate in English, Kiswahili & Arabic languages
- v. Be of good conduct in accordance with Islamic faith
- vi. Proficient in computer application
- vii. A Course in Senior Management or its equivalent from a recognized Institution (an added advantage), and.
- viii. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.
- Work Experience:
- Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience as a distinguished academic in Islamic law, or Islamic law practitioner or such experience in other related fields. Core Job Competencies:
- i. Management skills or Strategic Leadership & Good Interpersonal Skills;
- ii. Excellent Communication skills - Verbal and Written;
- iii. Analytical & Negotiation Skills;
- iv. Organizational and planning skills;
- v. Confidentiality, High Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;
- vi. Rational Decision Making Skills;
- vii. Time Management and the ability to prioritize work;
- viii. Research and Data Management Skills;
- ix. Professional and Technical competence.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- i. Arbitration of disputes on inheritance, marriage & divorce among Muslim families
- ii. Solemnizing and registering Muslim marriages
- iii. Supervising pronunciation of Muslim divorces and registering them
- iv. Signing of affidavits, declarations and agreements
- v. Translating Arabic related documents
- vi. Supervising the registries under him
-her in consultation with the magistrate in charge; and,
- vii. Keeping records of all arbitration and submitting returns of registered marriages and divorces.
Important Information
- Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: -
- 1. Filling an Online Application Employment Form available at the Judiciary jobs portal: jobs.judiciary.go.ke. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application: -
- (a) A letter of application;
- (b) A detailed and updated curriculum vitae to include information on past, present employment or engagement with names of three (3) referees;
- (c) Five (5) samples of any professional writings, including but not limited to judgments, advocacy submissions in courts, scholarly writings or any legal publications that the applicant has authored.
- (d) Names of three (3) referees; two (2) professional referee and one (1) character reference;
- (e) Copies of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents;
- (f) Copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts;
- (g) Applicant’s one (1) recent coloured passport size photographs
- (h) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews;
- Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit valid clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview: -
- • Kenya Revenue Authority
- • Higher Education Loans Board
- • Directorate of Criminal Investigation
- • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
- • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau; and
- • Recommendation from relevant professional body, as the case may be, as being in Good Standing.
- Applicants MUST take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application and the same will be verified by relevant bodies.
- The application must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 28TH APRIL, 2023 AT 5.00PM
- Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
- The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.
- P.O. BOX 40048 – 00100 NAIROBI Telephone: +254 20-2739180.
- E-mail: recruitment@jsc.go.ke
- Commission Secretariat: CBK Pensions Towers, 13TH Floor, Harambee Avenue,
- All Rights Reserved
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