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Job Reference NumberV/No.3/2024
Number of Posts One (1)
Terms of Service Three(3) years (Part-time, renewable once). Allowance(s) payable as approved by Salaries and Remuneration Commission
Work Station Nairobi
Date registered28-Mar-2024
Opening Date of Advert28-Mar-2024
Closing Date of Advert17-Apr-2024
- For appointment to the positions of Chairperson Legal Education Appeals Tribunal, an applicant must be in possession of the qualifications provided under the relevant statute, Legal Education Act, No. 27 of 2012.
- i.Bachelor of Laws degree or its equivalent from a recognized university;
- ii.Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya of not less than ten (10) years standing or ten (10) years’ experience in the field of legal education or as a distinguished academic in law;
- iii.Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity.
Duties and Responsibilities
- The chairperson shall discharge the following duties:
- i.Presiding over all proceedings where he
- she is present in person;
- ii.Constituting such panels or panels of the Tribunal as may be necessary for the fair and expeditious disposal of the business of the Tribunal.
- iii.Assigning the business of the Tribunal to the members.
- iv.Carrying out inquiries into the disputes lodged including summoning witnesses, taking evidence and calling for production of records and other documents.
- v.Recording proceedings in a clear and accurate manner.
- vi.Writing and pronouncing awards, judgments, orders, rulings and decrees issued by the Tribunal.
- vii.Making rules of the tribunal with respect to the filing, hearing and disposal of disputes and other matters before the Tribunal.
- viii.Providing requisite leadership to ensure the Tribunal attains a high level of competitiveness and ethical standards.
- ix.Driving the Tribunals vision and mission through the implementation of its Programmes and plans.
- x.Undertaking any other duty assigned for the benefit of the Tribunal.
- Job Core Competencies:
- i.Professional Competence
- ii.Strategic Leadership and Good Interpersonal Skills.
- iii.Strategic outlook and strong decision making abilities;
- iv.Ability to develop and maintain multiple stakeholder partnerships.
- v.Excellent written and Oral Communication skills;
- vi.Analytical and Negotiation Skills.
- vii.Good Judgmental skills;
- viii.Confidentiality and integrity.
- ix.Commitment to Public and Community Life
- x.Time Management and the ability to prioritize work; and
- xi.Research and Data Management Skills.
Important Information
-Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: -
- Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: www.jsc.go.ke_careers. 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 background information such as past employment record (if any).
- (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 referees and one (1) character reference;
- (e)Copies of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents; and
- f)Copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts and certificate of admission to the roll of Advocates.
- (g)Applicant’s recent coloured passport photograph.
- (h)Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, and transcripts during interview.
- Appointed candidates will be required to submit valid copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies.
- •Kenya Revenue Authority
- •Higher Education Loans Board
- •Directorate of Criminal Investigation
- •Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
- •A recognized Credit Reference Bureau; and
- •Clearance from relevant professional body.
- 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 17TH APRIL 2024 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. Candidates from special interests groups are encouraged to apply.
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