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Position Head of Information and Records Management in the Judiciary
Job Reference Number10/2019
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service Contractual, Three (3) years renewable once subject to satisfactory performance
Work Station NAIROBI
Date registered12-Feb-2019
Opening Date of Advert12-Feb-2019
Closing Date of Advert5-Mar-2019

-For appointment to the position of Head of Information and Records Management, an applicant must possess the following qualifications:
- 1. A first degree in Information Science, Library Science, Library Studies or related field from a recognized institution
- 2. A Master’s degree in either Information Science; Library Science, Library Studies or any other relevant field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
- 3. Attended a recognized Senior Leadership Management Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks;
- 4. Membership to a relevant professional body.
- 5. At least twelve (12) yearsrelevant experience, five (5) of which must have been in a senior management position
- 6. Demonstrate outstanding professional competence in information management;
Duties and Responsibilities
-1. Policy formulation, interpretation and implementation of library, information and records management functions.
- 2. Departmental planning and administration.
- 3. Formulate, monitor and evaluate information and records management in the Judiciary
- 4. Provide advice to the Chief Registrar and other Heads of Directorates on matters pertaining to information procurement and records management.
- 5. Adopt and implement international best practices in library, information and records management within the Judiciary.
- 6. Identify skill gaps and propose relevant training programs for Information and Records Management staff.
- 7. Propose and initiate ICT solutions in library, information and records management.
- 8. Establish and develop Judiciary institutional memory by creating repositories.
- 9. Draw up budget proposals and work plans for the directorate.
Important Information
-Interested and qualified persons are asked to make their applications by:-
-(1) Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC 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 background information such as community service, financial discipline, pro bono activity, involvement as a party in litigation and involvement in political activity including financial contribution to political party
-parties (if any) and criminal record, professional engagement for the last five (5) years, three (3) professional referees and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment, (c) Applicant’s three (3) recent coloured passport size photographs, (d) Certified copies of testimonials, professional certificates and academic transcripts. (e) Shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain current clearance certificates from the following bodies:- • Kenya Revenue Authority, • Higher Education Loans Board, • Directorate of Criminal Investigation, • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau.
- (2) Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment Application Form JSC 2 for non-public officers or JSC 2A for public officers which can be downloaded from www.judiciary.go.ke (downloads) and to attach all the documents cited in item No. 1 (a to e)above. TO: THE SECRETARY JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION P.O. BOX 40048 – 00100 NAIROBI E-mail: jscsecretariat@jsc.go.ke Commission Secretariat: Reinsurance Plaza. Taifa Road, Podium Floor so as to reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 5TH MARCH, 2019 AT 5.00 P.M. 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.