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Republic of Kenya

The Selection Panel for the Appointment of Chairperson and Member of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following positions in the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights:

1. Chairperson

2. Member (1 Position)

A. Requirement for Appointment

1. Chairperson of the Commission

For appointment as Chairperson, the applicant should:

(a) Hold a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;

(b) Have knowledge and at least fifteen years experience in matters relating to law and human rights; and

(c) Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

2. Member of the Commission

For appointment as Member, the applicant should:

(a) Hold a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;

(b) Have knowledge and at least ten years’ experience in matters relating to any of the following fields-

(i) Law;

(ii) Public Administration;

(iii) Economics or Finance;

(iv) Gender and Social development;

(v) Human Rights;

(vi) Management; or

(vii) Social Sciences;

(c) Have had a distinguished career in their respective fields; and

(d) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

3. A person shall not be qualified for appointment as Chairperson or a Member if such person:

(a) is a member of Parliament or a County Assembly;

(b) is a member of a local authority;

(c) is an undischarged bankrupt; or

(d) has been removed from office for contravening the provisions of the Constitution or any other law.

B. Duration of Appointment

One six-year non-renewable term.

C. Terms of Service
  • Full-time;
  • Shall not hold any other office or employment for profit whether public or private; and
  • Remuneration and benefits will be as set by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

D. Applicants should attach copies of clearance certificates from:-
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • The Criminal Investigations Department;
  • Any of the Credit Reference Bureau in Kenya;
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

E. Applications, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, together with relevant testimonials and certificates should be addressed to:

The Secretary,
Selection Panel for the Appointment of Chairperson and
Members of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights,
Harambee House,
P.O. Box 30050 - 00100,
Nairobi.

or delivered to Room 502, 5th Floor, Harambee House between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on working days. or scanned and signed applications e-mailed to: secretaryhrm@kenya.go.ke

The Envelope should be clearly marked “APPLICATION FOR CHAIRPERSON/MEMBER OF THE KENYA NATIONAL COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS”

Closing Date: 18th October, 2013.

Chairperson,
Selection Panel for the Appointment of Chairperson/Members,

Kenya National Commission on Human Rights

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