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Position KSJE: Deputy Director, Legal Research and Policy
Job Reference NumberKSJE_3
Number of Posts 1
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

-• Masters degree in Law, Legal Studies, Jurisprudence or Social Sciences;
• Eight (8) years experience in the legal field specifically in legal research design, and policy analysis and advisory at a supervisory level;
• Advanced knowledge of legal and policy research methodologies, protocols, theories and practices and the principles and techniques of legal analysis;
• Strong record of professional, peer-reviewed publications, as well as drafting and preparing policy memorandums and briefs;
• Strong analytical skills;
• Strong leadership and management skills;
• Sound judgment and decision making abilities; and
• Ability to develop and maintain multiple stakeholder relationships.
Duties and Responsibilities
-• Providing strategic leadership and direction within the Legal Research and Policy Division;
• Formulating and directing the design of multi-disciplinary research on frontier and emerging issues on jurisprudence and other legal, policy and judicial issues;
• Leading the development of linkages between legal research and policy;
• Directing and overseeing the School’s Resource Center and the Judiciary’s library system;
• Developing tools and processes to ensure high-quality legal research, policy advisory and capacity development; and
• Managing the day-to-day operations of the Legal Research and Policy Division.
Important Information
-Reporting to the Director of the School, this position is responsible for providing strategic direction in the structuring, staffing and operations of the Legal Research and Policy Division of the School.