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Position Senior Deputy Registrar
Job Reference Numberjob_4_2013/2014
Number of Posts 19
Terms of Service To be communicated
Work Station High Court Station
Date registered19-Jul-2013
Opening Date of Advert15-Jul-2013
Closing Date of Advert05-Aug-2013

- The ideal candidate should;
- Have served for at least ten years as a professionally qualified magistrate; or attained at least ten years experience as a distinguished academic or legal practitioner or such experience in other relevant legal field;
- Demonstrated competence in the performance of administrative duties for not less than three years;
- Meet the requirements for appointment as a Judge of the High Court;
- Possess strong leadership and management skills;
- Have sound judgment and decision making abilities;
- Be proficient in computer applications
- Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution and be of high moral character, integrity and impartiality; and
- Training and experience in organizational
-business management
-administration will be an added advantage.
- Qualifications:
- Academic: Bachelor’s Degree in Law
- Professional: Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
- Specialist knowledge and attributes required:
- 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;
- Commitment to public and community service;
- Ability to make decisions;
- Planning and coordinating skills; and
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
-Job Purpose:
- Under the direction of the Registrar, the Senior Deputy Registrar will deputize the Registrar in coordination of the judicial function of the Court.
- Responsibilities:
- The incumbent will:-
- 1. Coordinate the preparation of the Judicial calendar at national level for the Court;
- 2. Provide and enforce guidelines for the operation of the court registries;
- 3. Assist in the development of efficient case flow and work flow processes to facilitate smooth administration of justice at the Courts;
- 4. Coordinate the filing of monthly returns from the court stations;
- 5. Assist in the development of uniform procedures and processes for the management of high court stations in Kenya;
- 6. Assist in the coordination of legal research in the High Court to catalyze growth of jurisprudence and judicial practice; and
- 7. Oversee various programmes in the High Court as shall be assigned by the 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.