Legal Jobs at Judicial Service Commission and Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK)

Deadline of this Job: 02 February 2023

For appointment as Chairperson of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, a person should:
• hold a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
• have knowledge and experience of not less than fifteen (15) years in any of the following fields: -
• Ethics and Governance
• Law
• Public Administration
• Leadership
• Economics
• Social Studies
• Audit
• Accounting
• Fraud Investigation
• Public Relations and Media; or
• Religious Studies or Philosophy
• meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and have had a distinguished career in his/her respective field.

• The Chairperson, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission shall be appointed for a single term of six years, shall not be eligible for re-appointment and shall serve on part-time basis.
• The allowances payable to the Chairperson, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, being a State Officer, shall be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
• A person shall not be qualified for appointment as the Chairperson, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission if the person:
• is a member of a governing body of a political party;
• is an undischarged bankrupt;
• has been convicted of a felony; or
• has been removed from public office for contravening the provisions of the Constitution or any other law.

Deadline of this Job: 03 February 2023

For appointment to the position of Registrar of the High Court, the applicant must possess the following minimum qualifications:
• Hold a law degree from a recognized university;
• Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
• Has, since admission to the Roll of Advocates attained at least five years’ experience as a legal practitioner;
• Hold a post graduate Diploma in Law;
• Attended a Senior Management Course; and
• Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution;

Core Competencies:
• Strategic Leadership & Good Interpersonal Skills;
• Excellent Communication skills Verbal and Written;
• Analytical & Negotiation Skills;
• Organizational and planning skills;
• Confidentiality, High Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;
• Rational DecisionMaking Skills;
• Time Management and the ability to prioritize work; and
• Research and Data Management Skills

Duties and Responsibilities
The function and powers of the Registrar, High Court is provided for under Section 20 of the High Court (Organization and Administration) Act, namely;
• setting up of the registry and maintenance of the registers of the Court;
• Day to day administration and management of the Court;
• overseeing of support services in the Court including the planning, development and the organization of staff;
• monitoring of administration and office procedures to uphold efficiency and quality of service;
• planning, preparation and implementation of the budget of the Court;
• preparing of reports and proposals on administrative issues as may be required from time to time;
• overseeing the procurement and disposal of assets;
• acceptance, transmission, service and custody of documents in accordance with the law;
• facilitating the enforcement of the decisions of the Court;
• certificating of any order, direction or decision as an order, direction or decision of the Court, the Chief justice or a Judge, as the case may be;