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Position Researcher
Job Reference NumberJTIR
Number of Posts 4
Terms of Service three (3) years renewable contract
Work Station Judiciary Training Institute
Date registered26-Oct-2016
Opening Date of Advert25-Oct-2016
Closing Date of Advert23-Nov-2016

-The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
- • Bachelor’s degree in Law or other related field;
- • Five (5) years’ experience as a Researcher in the legal field;
- • Proficiency in advanced computer analysis, report preparation, presentations and internet search programs and tools;
- • Knowledge of and experience using research and analysis tools such as SPSS;
- • Strong written and oral communication skills;
- • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
-Reporting to the Deputy Director, Research and Policy, this position is responsible for conducting multi-disciplinary legal research and supporting the School’s judicial education, research and policy functions.
- The key responsibilities for this role will include:
- • Identifying legal, policy and emerging issues in jurisprudence and developing a research agenda;
- • Coordinating, planning and conducting multi-disciplinary legal research related to the judicial process, emerging jurisprudence and court administration generally;
- • Developing research tools, plans and processes to ensure high quality legal research which meets international standards of excellence;
- • Ensuring dissemination of legal research findings within the Judiciary, justice sector and the public in general;
- • Providing input into the research, design, implementation and evaluation of the School’s curriculum and
- • Conceptualizing, developing and coordinating a mentorship program for the Judiciary’s Legal Researchers.
Important Information
-GENERAL 1. All applications MUST be received NOT LATER THAN 23RD NOVEMBER 2016. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
- 2. The Positions will be for three (3) years renewable contract.
- 3. The Judicial Service Commission is an equal opportunity employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of qualified candidates.
- PO BOX 40048-00100 NAIROBI
- Commission Secretariat: Mayfair Centre
- Ralph Bunche Road, Upper Hill, 5th Floor