Details for Job Reference Number: V/No. 11/2019
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Position Executive Director
Job Reference NumberV/No. 11/2019
Number of Posts One (1) Post
Terms of Service Three (3) years contract
Work Station NAIROBI
Date registered13-Feb-2019
Opening Date of Advert12-Feb-2019
Closing Date of Advert5-Mar-2019

-For appointment to the position of Executive Director, an applicant must possess the following qualifications:
-1. A master’s degree in a relevant discipline from a recognised university
-2. A Bachelor’s degree in Law or Social Sciences from a recognised university
-3. At least fifteen (15) years previous working experience with at least five (5) years’ experience in a senior management position in a leading organization
- institution.
-4. Knowledge and experience in Public Sector, Partnership development and activities that are aligned with the NCAJ mission and vision
-5. Demonstrated success of effectively leading change, transformation and institutional
- organisational growth.
-6. Must be proficient in computer applications.
-7. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity
Duties and Responsibilities
-Reporting the Chief Justice and Chairman of the National Council on Administration of Justice, the Executive Director will be responsible for the provision of the Council’s leadership and strategic direction and for the consistent achievement of its mission and objectives as laid out in its Strategic Plan. The key responsibilities will be as follows.
-1. Under the guidance of the Council, provide the policy and strategic leadership for the NCAJ
- 2. Oversee the administrative and operational and financial efficiency and effectiveness of the NCAJ Secretariat,
-3. Oversee and support the development, design and delivery of the Council’s Initiatives
-programmes and ensure that the goals and objectives are aligned with the NCAJ Strategic Plan.
-4. Oversee the development, implementation and reporting of the NCAJ Annual Budget , Work Plans, and expenditures
-5. Lead the execution of the NCAJ Strategic Plan and other institutional policies, rules and regulations
-6. Ensure and facilitate successful collaboration between the NCAJ Council, Technical Committee, Working Committees and other ad hoc Committees that may be set up by the Council for the effective delivery of the NCAJ mandate.
-7. Oversee the efficient and effective day to day operations of the NCAJ.
-8. Ensure internal audit procedures are conducted on periodic and regular basis to ensure integrity of the Council operations and data as well as implementation of recommendations.
-9. Be responsible for the management of staff, capacity building, motivation, performance management, policy formulation and implementation.
-10. Oversee the building of long term relationship with all the Justice Sector stakeholders and key development partners.
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 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, • 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 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 d)above.Clearly indicating the Vacancy number and the title on the envelop. TO: THE SECRETARY JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION P.O. BOX 40048 – 00100 NAIROBI Telephone: +254 20-2739180 E-mail: jscsecretariat@jsc.go.ke Commission Secretariat: Reinsurance Plaza,Taifa Road, Nairobi CBD, Podium Floor 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.