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Position Member, Political Parties Disputes Tribunal
Job Reference NumberV/No. 17/2019
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service Six years (part time and non-renewable term)
Work Station NAIROBI
Date registered12-Feb-2019
Opening Date of Advert12-Feb-2019
Closing Date of Advert5-Mar-2019

-For appointment to this position, an applicant must be in possession of the qualifications provided in Section 39(2)(b) of the Political Parties Act as read with Chapter Six of the Constitution, namely:-
- 1. Professionals with outstanding governance, administrative, social, political, economic and other record.
- 2. Meets the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity.
- 3. The Member shall not be a Member of the Public Service and not be an active participant in the activities of a Political Party.
Duties and Responsibilities
-The Member of the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal shall sit in the tribunal to hear and determine cases. The functions and jurisdiction of the tribunal are provided under Section 40 and 41 of the Political Parties Act, namely, determine:-
- 1. disputes between members of a political party;
- 2. disputes between a member of a political party and a political party;
- 3. disputes between political parties; disputes between an independent candidate and a political party;
-4. disputes between coalition partners; appeals from decisions of the Registrar under the Political Parties Act; and
- 5. disputes arising out of party primaries.
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, involvement as a party in litigation and involvement in political activity including financial contribution to political party
-parties (if any) and criminal record, 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. (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, • 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. THE SECRETARY JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION