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Position Regional Judicial Services Coordinator:
Job Reference Numberjob_1_2013/2014
Number of Posts 17
Terms of Service To be communicated
Work Station Designated Region
Date registered19-Jul-2013
Opening Date of Advert15-Jul-2013
Closing Date of Advert05-Aug-2013

- Experience
- Have at least 7 years working experience in the legal sector;
- Demonstrated competence and experience in Legal Research;
- Management
- administrative experience of at least 5 years;
- Knowledge and experience of legal terminology and the court process;
- Proficiency in computer applications; and
- Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
- Qualifications: Academic:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Law
- Professional:
- Advocate of the High Court
- Specialist knowledge and attributes required:
- Ability to accurately and quickly type, proofread and edit material;
- Ability to proactively analyze and resolve problems;
- Ability to process complex instructions quickly and accurately;
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
- Ability to independently organize and prioritize multiple tasks;
- Knowledge and understanding of results-based management;
- Knowledge and understanding of Judiciary operations;
- Ability to manage change and transformation;
- Commitment to the implementation of Kenya Constitution 2010;
- Commitment to the Judiciary values;
- Ability to make decisions;
- Planning and coordinating skills;
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and
- Leadership and management skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Job Purpose
- The Regional Judicial Services Coordinator serves as the liaison between the Judiciary’s administrative offices and the courts throughout the Region. The stations in a Region may be between 6 and 10. The jobholder will coordinate judicial services in the Region and provide leadership to Station Judicial Services Court Administrators.
- The incumbent will be expected to:-
- 1. Coordinate and provide strategic leadership to Court Judicial Services Administrators in areas of case flow management and records management;
- 2. Discuss and agree on improvements in the orderly flow of proceedings;
- 3. Answer questions from parties and the public on various aspects of the Court;
- 4. Ensure improvement in the maintenance of case files, establish and update case files, enter case information into computerized case management system for the Region;
- 5. Work with Station Court Judicial Services Administrators in programme planning;
- 6. Develop, recommend and assist with implementation of strategic objectives, policies, and procedures;
- 7. Provide case flow management, financial and records management training
-assistance to Stations;
- 8. Assist the Station Administrators in organizing the workload in a manner that provides for timely disposition of cases and optimized judicial productivity;
- 9. Answer advanced public inquires on case statuses, availability and location of records;
- 10. Act as a liaison between the Court, the public and other parties to ensure that cases proceed smoothly and efficiently;
- 11. Ensure the provision of the level of customer service necessary without giving legal advice;
- 12. Provide assistance to staff members with best practices, legislative change or administrative orders;
- 13. Ensure the maintenance of the integrity of the filing system by means of monitoring proper access and maintaining timely and accurate filings;
- 14. Assist in and
-or leads special projects as needed or assigned;
- 15. Mentor and coaches Station Administrators in Judicial Services; and
- 16. Any other duty as assigned by the Deputy Registrar.
Important Information
- Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application as provided:-
- a) A letter of application;
- b) Detailed and updated curriculum vitae summarising the applicant’s bio data;
- c) The applicant's recent colour passport size photograph;
- d) Declaration of income and liabilities as at the time of making the application, using the proscribed forms(the Declaration of Income, Assets and Liabilities Form JSC 2b can be downloaded from the Judiciary website - (www.judiciary.go.ke)
- e) Certified copies of testimonials and professionals 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.