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Government Jobs in Nairobi Kenya - JMVB

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 officers for one year six months non-renewable contracts, to fill the following positions and a competitive salary will be offered to the successful applicants:-

Job Title: Receptionist

2 Posts


Station: Nairobi

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

Job Description: An officer at this level will be in-charge of all telephone and reception services at the Board.

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail: handling enquiries and directing visitors to the appropriate offices; handling telephone operations; making and receiving calls, routine testing of the switchboard facility, compiling visitors traffic data; receiving postal and courier mail and appropriately directing it to the addressees.

Job Specification

For appointment to this positions, a candidate must have;
  • Must have worked for a minimum period of four (4) years in a similar position in a busy organization
  • Certification in reception and front office management course from a recognized institution
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Have demonstrated professional competency in front office management
  • Have demonstrated technical proficiency with Microsoft Office packages - Word, Excel, etc

Job Title: Clerical Officers

1 Post

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

Job Description: Work at this level will be carried out under close supervision and guidance of a more senior officer and will be subjected to regular checks and verification. Officers at this level will be deployed in the Human Resource Management Unit, general registry, supplies, accounts office or general office services.

Specific duties will include;compiling statistical records;sorting, filing and dispatching of letters; maintaining an efficient filing system; processing appointments, promotion, discipline transfers and other related duties in Human Resource Management; computation of statistical records based on routine or special sources of information; preparing payment vouchers; and compiling data and drafting simple letters.

Job Specification

For appointment to this grade a candidate must be in possession of:
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) mean grade C- or its approved equivalent;and Proficiency in computer Applications.

Board Clerks

4 Posts


Job Description: Officer will be responsible to the Assisting Counsel for coordination, planning, organizing and overseeing the Board clerk function of the Board.

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:
  • Guiding on safe keeping of case files.
  • Overseeing transfer of files and documents.
  • Facilitating preparation and issuance of summons, hearing and mention notices.
  • Ensuring safe custody of exhibits and authorities.
  • Drafting routine correspondences for approval.
  • Providing advice on case returns.
  • Effecting processing service.

Job Title: Office Assistants

3 Posts


Station: Nairobi

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

Job Description: 

Duties and Responsibilities will involve
  • performing messengerial duties;
  • making and serving of office tea;
  • ensuring cleanliness of offices; and
  • any other duty assigned.

Job Specification

For appointment to this grade a candidate must be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D plain or its equivalent qualification.
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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