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Position KSJE: Researcher
Job Reference NumberKSJE_12
Number of Posts 5
Terms of Service -
Work Station Kenya School of Judicial Education (KSJE)
Date registered06-Dec-2012
Opening Date of Advert6-Dec-2012
Closing Date of Advert30-Dec-2012

-• 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; and
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
-• 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
-Reporting to the Deputy Director, Legal Research and Policy, this position is responsible for conducting multi-disciplinary legal research and supporting the School’s judicial education, research and policy functions.