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Job Reference NumberV/No.7/2012
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service Permanent and Pensionable ( Retirement at the age of 60 years with an election to retire on attaining the age of 55 years )
Work Station Headquarters , Sureme Court Building
Date registered09-Oct-2012
Opening Date of Advert9-Oct-2012
Closing Date of Advert25-Oct-2012

-For appointment to the position of the Registrar, the applicants must possess the following qualifications:
- (a) be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya
- (b) Have a minimum of 9 years working experience in the legal sector.
- (c) Have demonstrated competence and experience in Legal Research.
- (d) Have demonstrated competence in the performance of senior administrative duties for not less than 5 years.
- (e) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution and be of high moral character, integrity and impartiality. In addition, 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 Registrar Supreme Court will be responsible for:-
- (a) the establishment and maintenance of the Registry;
- (b) the acceptance, transmission, service and custody of documents in accordance with the rules;
- (c) the enforcement of decisions of the Court;
- (d) certifying that any order, direction or decision is an order, direction or decision of the Court, or the Chief Justice or other judge as the case may be;
- (e) causing to be kept records of the proceedings and minutes of the meetings of the Court and such other records as the Court may direct;
- (f) the management and supervision of the staff of the Court;
- (g) the day to day administration of the Court;
- (h) the management of the library of the Court; (i) ensuring the publication of the judgements of the Court; and
- (j) undertaking any duties assigned by the Court.
Important Information
-Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by:- (1) Filing an online Application for Employment Form available on the Judiciary website: www.judiciary.go.ke
-jobs or clicking the vacancies link on the website. 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) The applicant’s recent colored passport size photographs.
- (d) 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.
- (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 can be downloaded from the Judiciary website – www.judiciary.go.ke) . 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.
- (2) Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment Application Form including all the attachments cited above.

P.O. BOX 30041 - 00100 NAIROBI
E-mail : jscsecretariat@judiciary.go.ke
Commission Secretariat : Mayfair Center,
Kiambere Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi, 5th Floor. So as to reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 25TH October, 2012 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. the Secretary,
Judicial Service Commission.