Legal Job Vacancies in Kenya.
Republic of Kenya
The Judicial Service Commission
Vacancy in the Office of Registrar of The Industrial Court
The Judicial Service Commission invites applications from qualified persons for the Position of Registrar of the Industrial Court Pursuant to Section 9(1) of the Industrial Court Act.
Registrar, Industrial Court – 1 Post
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Period of Service: Retirement at the age of 60 years with an election to retire on attaining the age of 55 years
Duties and Responsibilities
The Registrar of the Industrial Court shall be responsible for :-
a) Establishing and maintaining the Register of cases.
b) Accepting, transmitting, service and custody of documents in accordance with the Rules.
c) Enforcing the decisions of the Court.
d) Certifying that any order, direction or decision is an order, direction or decision of the Court, theChief Justice or a Judge, as the case may be.
e) Causing to be kept records of the proceedings and minutes of the meetings of the Court and suchother records as the Court may direct.
f) Ensuring publication of the decisions of the Court.
g) Coordinating and managing the affairs of the Industrial Court.
h) Preparing annual plans and estimates.
i) Overseeing the financial and administrative management of the Industrial Court
j) Mobilizing and managing the resources of the Industrial Court to achieve its core Mandate.
k) Providing the requisite leadership to ensure that the Court attains a high level of competitivenessand ethical standards
l) Performing any other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Court.
Requirements for Appointment:
A person shall be qualified for appointment as Registrar if the person:
(a) is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and has, since admission to the Roll of Advocates:
(i) become eligible for appointment as a Judge of the High Court;
(ii) served for at least ten years as a professionally qualified magistrate; or
(iii) attained at least ten years’ experience as a distinguished academic or legal practitioneror such experience in other relevant legal field; and
(b) demonstrated competence in the performance of administrative duties for not less than three years.
(c) 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.
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.
Judicial Service Commission
P.O. Box 30041 – 00100
Mayfair Centre,Ralph Bunche Road, Upper Hill,
Nairobi, 5th Floor
So as to reach the Commission not later than 9th October, 2013 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.