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Administrative Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya - Government Jobs

The Judges and Magistrate Vetting Board was established pursuant to section 23 of the sixth schedule to the Constitution and the vetting of Judges and Magistrates Act 2011.

The objective of the board is to vet the suitability of all the Judges and Magistrates who were in office on the effective date to continue to serve in accordance with the values and principles set out in Article 10 and 159 of the constitution.

It shall operate for another period of two (2) years up to and including 31st December 2015.

The Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board seeks to recruit an officer for one year six months non-renewable contract, to fill the following position and a competitive salary will be offered to the successful applicant:-

Job Title: Administrative Officer

1 Post


Station:- Nairobi

Term: - Contract (one year, six months – non- renewable)

Job Description

An officer at this level will be responsible for coordinating the administrative functions of the Board.

Specific duties will entail: facilitating the target- setting and annual performance/appraisal evaluation; Coordinating Board’s work plans and ensuring the Board is in compliance with all Government regulations including legal and statutory requirements.

The officer will also be responsible for providing administrative support services such as official transport, facilitating security, cleaning, hospitality, and catering and office accommodation services.

Job Specification

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from a recognized institution;
  • Have a Masters degree in human resource Management, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institutions;
  • Have a post graduate Diploma in Business Administration, or Public Administration,
  • Have worked in HRM profession or Administration for a minimum period of five(5) years 3 of which must be in senior level of management, in public or private sector; and
  • Not have been serving as a judge or magistrate on the effective date.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are required to apply online or fill one (1) PSC 2 (revised 2007) form.

The forms can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission of Kenya website  

Applicants should enclose their academic and professional certificates as well as testimonial and send them to:

The Secretary/CEO,
Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board,
Anniversary Towers, University way,
22nd Floor
P.O Box 103732-00101

To be received not later than Monday 9th June, 2014 by 17.00 hours.

Hand delivery can be dropped at the View Park Towers, 5th floor Monrovia Street (Utalii Lane).

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing of any kind will lead to automatic disqualification

Reuben K Chirchir

Secretary / CEO

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