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Government Jobs in Kenya – Judiciary

The Judicial Service Commission of Kenya invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions in the Judiciary:-


Job Title: Director of Finance
 

Job Reference Number:V/No.12/2014
 
Number of Posts: 1
 
Terms of Service: Contract Three (3) years (renewable subject to satisfactory performance) 

Minimum: Kshs 445,500 to Maximum Kshs 701,441
 
Work Station: Supreme Court
 
Date registered: 23-Dec-2014
 
Opening Date of Advert: 23-Dec-2014
 
Closing Date of Advert: 13-Jan-2015
   
Requirements
·                     Minimum of a Masters degree in Finance, Accounting or Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from a recognized University / Institution.
·                     Professional qualification in accounting, -finance: CPA (K), ACCA or post graduate qualification in financial management.
·                     Minimum of ten (10) years managerial experience, three of which are at senior management level.
·                     A demonstrated track record in the development and successful implementation of financial strategies, processes and systems.
·                     Proficiency in computer applications.
·                     Membership of a professional body is essential.
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary, the Director of Finance will be responsible for ensuring prudent financial management and controls. 

A key part of this role involves establishing financial management policies, procedures and systems to ensure integrity, timely service delivery and value for money.

Duties and responsibilities include
·                     Develop and ensure the implementation of financial management strategies in line with Judiciary’s Transformation Framework
·                     Develop and implement robust financial management policies, procedures and controls to ensure integrity and consistency with relevant legislative framework
·                     Advice the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary on regulatory matters concerning public finance as it relates to the Judiciary Fund
·                     Coordinate and administer the Judiciary budget and ensure timely and effective implementation of the activities under the Judiciary Transformation Framework
·                     Develop accountability structures, ensure periodic reporting and monitor the performance indicators for the finance department
·                     In collaboration with the Director of Information Communication Technology coordinate the development of appropriate financial information management systems
·                     Advice the Chief Registrar on administration of complementary funding from development partners, including development and execution of budgets
·                     Ensure timely compliance with financial and fiduciary obligations of the Judiciary
·                     Allocation and monitoring of funds to all identified and approved A.I.E holders based on approved activities.

Job Title: Director of Supply Chain Management
 
Job Reference Number:V/No.13/2014
 
Number of Posts: 1
 
Terms of Service: Contract Three (3) years (renewable subject to satisfactory performance) 

Minimum: Kshs 445,500 to Maximum Kshs 701,441
 
Work Station: Supreme Court
 
Date registered: 23-Dec-2014
 
Opening Date of Advert: 23-Dec-2014
 
Closing Date of Advert: 13-Jan-2015
   
Requirements
·                     A Degree in Commerce (Supplies Chain Management Option), Business Administration or Economics from a recognized University / Institution.
·                     A Post graduate qualification in Supplies / Procurement Management.
·                     Minimum of ten (10) years working experience in procurement, three of which are at senior management level in procurement management.
·                     Demonstrate outstanding professional competence in strategy development and execution, monitoring, evaluation, progress tracking and reporting.
·                     Proficiency in computer applications.
·                     Membership of a professional body is essential
Duties and Responsibilities:- Reporting to the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary, the Director of Supply Chain Management will be responsible for the development and implementation of the institutional departmental procurement plans in liaison with the user departments and in line with the Judiciary Transformation Framework.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Develop, implement and monitor a user procurement manual, policies and procedures for the Judiciary.
·                     Coordinate and compile the Judiciary annual procurement plan for all user departments.
·                     Execute or implement the procurement plan for the Judiciary as approved by the Judicial Service Commission.
·                     Put in place sufficient procurement management systems.
·                     Oversee the proper management of store in respect to inward and outward goods.
·                     Facilitate acquisition of services raised by the user department in line with the laid down procurement rules and regulations under the Public Procurement and Disposal Act.
·                     To monitor stock levels and prepare quarterly reports to the Chief Registrar for restocking.
·                     Monitor the entire supply chain and maintain all records of procurement of stock in store.
·                     Develop and maintain an asset register for the Judiciary which will be under the custody of the Chief Registrar.

Job Title: Director of Information Communication Technology
 
Job Reference Number:V/No.14/2014
 
Number of Posts: 1
 
Terms of Service: Contract Three (3) years (renewable subject to satisfactory performance) 

Minimum: Kshs 445,500 to Maximum Kshs 701,441
 
Work Station: Supreme Court
 
Date registered: 23-Dec-2014
 
Opening Date of Advert: 23-Dec-2014
 
Closing Date of Advert: 13-Jan-2015
   
Requirements
·                     A Masters degree Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized Institution.
·                     Minimum of ten (10) years managerial or consultancy experience, three of which are at senior management level in ICT.
·                     A demonstrated track record in the delivery of ICT projects and services, strategy development and execution.
·                     Attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution,
·                     Professional certifications.
Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary, the Director of Information Communication Technology will be required to leverage on appropriate technology to effectively aid in the delivery and administration of justice.
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Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Develop and ensure the implementation of information and communication technology strategies in line with the Judiciary mandate and the Judiciary Transformation Framework.
·                     Develop and implement effective policies, procedures, systems and processes for systems administration and security; judicial applications support; and network administration.
·                     Advice the Judiciary on the development, implementation and maintenance of computerized court process; which include but not limited to Court Management Systems, Digital Audio Recording, Case Management, Virtual Court systems (teleconferencing), document management systems, data capture and recovery systems.
·                     Develop accountability structures, supervise periodic reporting and projects and monitor the performance for the ICT departments.
·                     Ensure all directorates and court stations are adequately resourced by professional and competent personnel.
·                     Oversee the development of ICT plans in coordination with other directorates and departments.
·                     Oversee the contracting and management of ICT and related service providers.
·                     Coordinate the provision of timely information communication technology services to other directorate and court stations.
·                     To keep and maintain stock of all ICT inventory of the Judiciary in liaison with procurement department.
·                     To oversee periodical checks of the state of ICT equipment and software and submit report to the Chief Registrar.
·                     Oversee the development of user training programmes and materials and the coordination of ICT training in liaison with the user department.
·                     To identify and coordinate annual user ICT requirements which must be confirmed in writing by the user department.

Job Title: Director of Human Resource and Administration
 
Job Reference Number:V/No.15/2014
 
Number of Posts: 1
 
Terms of Service: Contract Three (3) years (renewable subject to satisfactory performance) 

Minimum: Kshs 445,500 to Maximum Kshs 701,441
 
Work Station: Supreme Court
 
Date registered: 23-Dec-2014
 
Opening Date of Advert: 23-Dec-2014
 
Closing Date of Advert: 13-Jan-2015
   
Requirements
·                     A Masters degree in Human Resource Management / Industrial Relations / Public or Business Administration from a recognized University / institution.
·                     Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, Industrial relations, Business, Public Administration from recognized University / Institution.
·                     Minimum of ten (10) years managerial experience, three of which are at senior management level in human resource management and administration.
·                     Demonstrated a track record in development and execution of Human Resource and administration strategies, processes, systems, monitoring, evaluation, progress raking and reporting.
·                     Proficiency in computer applications.
·                     Membership of a professional body is essential
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary, the Director of Human and Administration will be responsible for providing strategic direction with regard to human resources and the administration of the Judiciary. 

A key part of this role is development of a performance management culture, progressive staff welfare policies and strategies and ensuring the establishment of a professional, competent and motivated workforce.
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Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Planning, organizing, coordinating and administration of all human resource activities within the Judiciary.
·                     Develop effective HR manual, policies, procedure, systems and processes including recruitment, training and development, performance management, reward management and staff welfare.
·                     Develop and ensure the implementation of human resource and administration strategies in line with the Judiciary Transformation Framework.
·                     Conduct a comprehensive functional review and staff audit of the Judiciary’s organization structure and provide strategic direction on its appropriateness in line with the Judiciary Transformation Framework.
·                     Ensure the development of appropriate administration structures to ensure effective and efficient service delivery and value for money.
·                     Lead and facilitate change management and implement leadership, management and staff development programs for efficient service delivery.
·                     Develop accountability structures, supervise periodic reporting and projects and monitor the performance indicators for the Human Resource and Administration departments.
·                     Develop, coordinate and compile performance based appraisals reports from all user departments.
·                     Ensure all the directorates and court stations are adequately resourced by professional and competent personnel for efficient and effective delivery of service.
·                     Prepare and submit list of recommended promotions of all Judiciary staff as submitted by user departments to the Chief Registrar and a copy to the user department for appropriate action.
·                     Introduce competency based meritocratic performance management systems and reviews.
·                     Work with Judiciary Training Institute in developing a strategic staff development plan.
Important Information
 
Interested and qualified persons for the positions of Directors are requested to make their applications by:- 

Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application as provided:- 
·                     A letter of application.
·                     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) .
·                     Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae with telephone, e-mail and other contacts of three (3) referees who must be familiar with the applicant’s previous work experience.
·                     Certified copies of certificates, testimonials and professional certificates and academic transcripts.
·                     Certificate of good conduct, Higher Education Loans Board clearance certificate, Tax Compliance Certificate, EACC clearance, and recommendation from professional body.
Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment Application Form including all the attachments cited above. 

The hardcopy application for the above job should be submitted to:-
 
The Secretary
Judicial Service Commission
P.O. Box 30041 – 00100 Nairobi
E-mail: jscsecretariat@judiciary.go.ke
Commission Secretariat: Mayfair Centre,
Ralph Bunche Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi, 5th Floor
 
OR CLICK HERE to apply online

So as to reach the Commission not later than 13th January 2015 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.

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