Details for Job Reference Number: V/No. 19 /2019
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Position Deputy Chairperson – Co-operative Tribunal
Job Reference NumberV/No. 19 /2019
Number of Posts One (1) Post
Terms of Service 3 years contract, 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 the Deputy Chairperson of the Co-operative Tribunal, the applicant must be in possession of the qualifications provide under Section 77(2) of the Co-operative Societies Act as read with Section 12 and 13 of the Advocates Act, Chapter 16 of the Laws of Kenya and the constitution, namely:-
- (a) Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized university;
- (b) Passed the prescribed examination of the Council of Legal Education, Kenya and awarded a Diploma or certificate thereby by the Kenya School of Law;
- (c) A certificate of Admission to the Roll of Advocates to practice as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
- (d) Held the qualifications in (a) to (c) above for at least five (5) years.
- (e) A member in good standing of the relevant professional body.
- (f) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. Knowledge and experience in co-operative society’s matters will be an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
-The Deputy Chairperson shall deputize the Chairperson and preside over the sitting of the Tribunal in the absence of the Chairperson. The function and jurisdiction of the Co-operative tribunal id provided for under Section 76 of the Co-operative Societies Act, namely, hear and determine:-
- a) a claim by a co-operative society for any debt or demand due to it from a member or past member, or from the nominee or personal representative of a deceased member, whether such debt or demand is admitted or not; or
- b) a claim by a member, past member or the nominee or personal representative of a deceased member for any debt or demand due from a co-operative society, whether such debt or demand is admitted or not;
- c) a claim by a Sacco society against a refusal to grant or a revocation of licence or any other due, from the Authority.
Important Information
-Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by:-
- 1. Filing an Online Application for Employment Form available at the Judiciary 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 (if any), involvement as a party in litigation and involvement in political activity including financial contribution to political party
-parties (if any) and criminal record, legal
-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) Certified copies of testimonials, professional certificates and academic transcripts. (d) Applicant’s recent coloured passport size photographs (e) Three (3) samples of any professional writings, including but not limited to judgments, advocacy submissions in courts, scholarly writings or any publications that the applicant has authored, (f) Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit valid copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview:- • Kenya Revenue Authority, • Higher Education Loans Board, • Law Society of Kenya, • Directorate of Criminal Investigation, • Advocates Complaints Commission, • 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 and JSC 2A for Public officers which can be downloaded from www.judiciary.go.ke and attach all the documents cited in the item No. (a to e)above. Clearly indicating the Vacancy number and the title on the envelope. TO: THE SECRETARY JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION P.O. BOX 40048 – 00100 NAIROBI Telephone: +254 20-2739180 E-mail: jscsecretariat@jsc.go.ke Commission Secretariat: Podium Floor Reinsurance Plaza, Taifa Road, Nairobi CBD, 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 5TH MARCH 2019 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.