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Job Reference NumberV/No.11/2014
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service Contract Three (3) years (renewable subject to satisfactory performance) Consolidated salary: Minimum Kshs 532,500 to Maximum Kshs 907,279
Work Station Supreme Court
Date registered23-Dec-2014
Opening Date of Advert23-Dec-2014
Closing Date of Advert13-Jan-2015

-For appointment to the position of the Deputy Chief Registrar, the applicants must possess the following qualifications:
- (a) be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and has since:-
- (i) attained the qualifications of a High Court Judge; or
- (ii) attained at least ten (10) years’ as a professionally qualified magistrate; or
- (iii) attained at least ten (10) years’ experience as a distinguished academic and legal practitioner or such experience in other relevant legal field; or
- (iv) held the qualifications mentioned in paragraphs (i) to (iii) for a period, amounting in aggregate, to ten years.
- (b) Has demonstrated competence in the performance of administrative duties for not less than five years.
- (c) Have a high moral character, integrity and impartiality.
- (In addition to the above qualifications, the applicants must demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, communication skills, fairness, good temperament, making of good judgments in both legal and life experiences and commitment to public and community service.)
Duties and Responsibilities
-The Deputy Chief Registrar will discharge the following functions:-
- (a) Deputize the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary in performance of duties set out in Section 8 of the Judicial Service Act, 2011;
- (b) Be responsible to the Chief Registrar in the exercise of the duties assigned to him or her.
Important Information
-Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application as provided:-
- a) A letter of application
- b) A detailed and updated curriculum vitae summarizing the applicant’s bio-data including, background information, (such as community service, financial discipline, pro bono activity, involvement as a party in litigation and involvement in political activity including any financial contribution to any political party
-parties 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) Five (5) samples of any writings by the applicant, including but not limited to judgments, advocacy submissions in courts, scholarly writings or any legal publications that the applicant has authored.
- d) The applicant’s three recent coloured passport size photographs.
- e) Declaration of income and liabilities as at the time of making the application, using the prescribed forms (The Declaration of Income, Assets and Liabilities Form JSC 2b) . For those who are in Government employment, attach copies of returns of declaration of income and liabilities and for those in private practice attach income tax returns, for the last three (3) years.
- f) Certified copies of testimonials and professional certificates and academic transcripts.
- g) Certificate of good conduct, Higher Education Loans Board clearance certificate, Tax Compliance Certificate, EACC clearance, LSK clearance, and Advocates Complaints Commission clearance.
- Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment Application Form including all the attachments cited above. The Forms can also be downloaded from the Judiciary’s Website - www.judiciary.go.ke The hardcopy application for the above job should be submitted to:- THE SECRETARY
- P.O. BOX 30041 – 00100 NAIROBI
- E-mail: jscsecretariat@judiciary.go.ke
- Commission Secretariat: Mayfair Centre,
- Ralph Bunche Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi, 5th Floor
- So as to reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 13TH JANUARY 2015 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.