Commission on Administrative Justice Assistant Director (Advisory Unit) Jobs in Kenya

Commission on Administrative Justice Assistant Director (Advisory Unit) Jobs in Kenya

Job Description:

  • The Assistant Director, Advisory Unit, will be responsible to the Commission on a day to day basis in realising the technical and administrative functions of the Chair’s office.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail: –

    • Prepare advisory opinions for the execution of the Commission’s mandate as directed by the Chairperson

    • Process and coordinate hearing of appeals registered in the Chair’s office as directed by the Chairperson;

    • Manage and coordinate both local and international partnership; such as Chair’s forum, National Council for Administrative Justice; African Ombudsman and Mediators Association (AOMA) among others as directed by the Chairperson

    • Coordinate protocol and administrative arrangements for the Commission as directed by the Chairperson;

    • Address ‘own motion’ complaints on issues of public interest

    • Prepare on behalf of the Chairperson speeches, briefs and presentations on fair administration; access to information and other governance issues that relate to the mandate of the Commission

    • Provide leadership and supervisory role in planning and coordinating of staff and the activities of the Chair’s office in liaison with other departments.

    • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chairperson from time to time.

    Job Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: –

    • Have post admission experience of at least eight (8) years;

    • Have served in the grade of Senior Legal Officer or in an equivalent position for a minimum period of five (5) years;

    • Post graduate diploma from Kenya School of Law

    • Have Bachelor degree in
    Law from a recognized institution

    • Have a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Law, Public Policy and Administration, or any related governance training from a recognized institution;

    • Have a certificate in Corporate and/or Strategic Leadership/Management from a recognized institution;

    • Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing;

    • Be proficient in computer application skills;

    • Have good analytical, drafting, research, writing, and presentation skills

    • Meet the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.

    How to Apply

  • The Applications should be addressed to:

    The Commission Secretary
    Commission on Administrative Justice
    2nd Floor, Westend Towers – Waiyaki Way
    P.O Box 20414 City Square 00200

    Clearance / Compliance Certificates

    Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of clearance or compliance certificates from:

    • Kenya Revenue Authority

    • Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission

    • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID)

    • A credit reference bureau

    • Higher Education Loans Board

  • The Closing date is on 23rd June 2020 at 4.30pm

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • The Commission on Administrative Justice is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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