Details for Job Reference Number: Vacancy No. 9/2018
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Position Director, Human Resource Management and Administration
Job Reference NumberVacancy No. 9/2018
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service 3 year contract
Work Station Nairobi
Date registered13-Apr-2018
Opening Date of Advert13-Apr-2018
Closing Date of Advert27-Apr-2018

- For appointment to the position of Director, Human Resource and Administration, an applicant must be in possession of the following minimum qualifications:-
- i. A Masters Degree in Human Resource Management or a related field from any recognized University;
- ii. A Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences, or related field;
- iii. A Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management,
- iv. Proficiency in computer applications;
- v. Must be an active member of the IHRM;
- vi. Fifteen (15) years previous working experience in Human Resources Management, with at least five (5) years at the level of senior Management;
- vii. Must possess the qualifications set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
- viii. Strategic Leadership Management Course of six (6) weeks or equivalent will be an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
- The successful candidates will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership in the Human Resource and Administration function to optimize on employee productivity in the Judiciary.
- Key Responsibilities of the Job:
- i. Coordinate the strategic, operational and administrative functions of the Directorate of Human Resource and Administration.
- ii. Provide linkage with other administrative units in the Judiciary
- iii. Coordinate implementation of human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including talent management, recruitment and selection, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, compliance, and labor relations.
- iv. Initiate formulation, development and review of the Judiciary’s HR and Administration policies, procedures, strategies and systems.
- v. Provide Leadership in preparation, development, review and implementation of Human Resource and Administration policies.
- vi. Provide an advisory role and interpretation on National Human Resource legislation, rules and regulations.
- vii. Provide policy advise and disseminate HR and Administration policies, regulations and other communications from the Headquarters to all the Regions;
- viii. Plan and manage optimal utilisation of human capital resources within the Judiciary. ix. Drive change management strategies to foster organizational culture and values aligned to the Judiciary’s vision and mission.
- x. Develop and manage the Directorate’s budgets and work plans.
- xi. Ensure effectiveness of the Human Resource Management Advisory Committee (HRMAC) and Human Resource Management Selection Board (HRMSB) for the discharge of the Human Resource function under delegated authority by Judicial Service Commission;
- xii. Undertake the development of Human Resource plans and succession management;
- xiii. Coordinate the effective implementation of the Performance Appraisal System;
- xiv. Ensure effective communication on HR and Administration strategies, policies, procedures, and guidelines;
- xv. Coordinate administration of budget, payroll, salaries and benefits;
- xvi. Coordinate management and provision of administrative services - furniture, transport, security, cleaning services and amenities, and office accommodation plans;
- xvii. Research to enhance professionalism in the Directorate.
Important Information
-Shortlisted Candidates will be required to submit copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies:-
- • Kenya Revenue Authority,
- • Higher Education Loans Board,
- • Directorate of Criminal Investigation,
- • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
- • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau.
- 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.judicialservicecommission.go.ke, (Resources
-Job adverts) or jobs.judiciary.go.ke and to attach all the documents cited in item No. 1 (a to f)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 27TH APRIL, 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