Details for Job Reference Number: V/No. 14/ 2018
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Position The Executive Director, National Council on Administration of Justice
Job Reference NumberV/No. 14/ 2018
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service Five (5) years Contract - Reporting to Chairperson, National Council of Administration of Justice on functional matters and the Chief registrar of the Judiciary / Secretary NCAJ on administrative matters
Work Station Mayfair Centre, Upper Hill
Date registered29-Nov-2018
Opening Date of Advert30-Nov-2018
Closing Date of Advert21-Dec-2018

- i) A Master’s Degree.
- ii) A Bachelor’s degree in Law or Social Sciences from a recognized University
- iii) 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.
- iv) Knowledge and experience in Public Sector, Partnership development and activities that are aligned with the NCAJ mission and vision
- v) Demonstrated success of effectively leading change, transformation and institutional
- organisational growth.
- vi) Must be proficient in computer applications.
- vii) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution and be of high moral character, integrity and impartiality.
Duties and Responsibilities
- The Executive Director is responsible for the provision of the organization's leadership and strategic direction and for the consistent achievement of its mission and objectives as laid out in its Strategic Plan.
- Duties and Responsibilities
- i) Under the guidance of the Council, provide the policy and strategic leadership for the NCAJ
- ii) Oversee the administrative and operational and financial efficiency and effectiveness of the NCAJ Secretariat,
- iii) 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.
- iv) Oversee the development, implementation and reporting of the NCAJ Annual Budget , Work Plans, and expenditures
- v) Lead the execution of the NCAJ Strategic Plan and other institutional policies, rules and regulations
- vi) 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.
- vii) Oversee the efficient and effective day to day operations of the NCAJ.
- viii) 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.
- ix) Be responsible for the management of staff, capacity building, motivation, performance management, policy formulation and implementation.
- x) Oversee the building of long term relationship with all the Justice Sector stakeholders and key development partners.
Important Information
-Salary and Remuneration
- A competitive remuneration package in addition to other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate. Interested and qualified persons are invited to make their application by:
- 1. Filling 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, 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) Applicant’s recent coloured passport size photographs,
- (d) Certified copies of testimonials, professional certificates and academic Certificates and transcripts.
- Shortlisted Candidate will be required to avail valid clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview: -
- • Kenya Revenue Authority,
- • Higher Education Loans Board,
- • Law Society of Kenya (where applicable),
- • Directorate of Criminal Investigation,
- • Advocates Complaints Commission (where applicable),
- • 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 or JSC 2A for public officers which can be downloaded from www.judiciary.go.ke (downloads) and attach all the documents cited in item No. 1 (a to d)above.
- 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 applications must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 21st December 2018 AT 5.00 P.M.
- 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.
- P.O. Box 40048-00100 Nairobi
- Tel- +254 20 2739180 Email: recruitment@jsc.go.ke
- Commission Secretariat: Kenya Reinsurance Plaza, Podium Floor
- Taifa Road
- www.judicialservicecommission.go.ke