Council of Legal Education Examinations Director Jobs in Kenya

Council of Legal Education Examinations Director Jobs in Kenya


Overall purpose of the job

Reporting to the Secretary/CEO, under direction and supervision of the Secretary/Chief Executive Office, the Director, Examinations shall be responsible for developing a sound and sustainable framework for the supervision, conduct and administration of credible and reliable Bar examination.

Institutionalize the curriculum for the Advocates Training Programme (ATP); Coordinate the verification and scrutiny of records for purposes of clearance of Bar candidates for gazettement and admission to the Roll of Advocates.

Responsibilities

  • Develop the framework for management of the examination process, test administration and certification;
  • Develop and implement Bar Examination regulations;
  • Coordinate the verification and scrutiny of records for purposes of clearance of Bar candidates for gazettement and admission to the Roll of Advocates;
  • Verify and approve all applications for registration for the Bar examination;
  • Establish a system of collaboration with licensed legal education providers on examination administration;
  • Implement sound examination registration process;
  • Oversee implementation of Bar Examination appeal process;
  • Recommend the recruitment of examination setters, moderators and markers and define their roles;
  • Guarantee security for examination material, including draft examination questions, examination papers and marked scripts;
  • Promote integrity of the examination process;
  • Implement and periodically review implementation of ISO procedures.

    Qualifications and Skills

  • Be a holder of Masters Degree in Law from a recognized University. A Ph.D. in a relevant area will be an added advantage;
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University;
  • Is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Has at least ten (10) years relevant working experience, five(5) of which must be in an academic institution
    and has served in a position of management for at least five(5) years;
  • Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    Key Personal Attributes / functional Skills requirements

  • Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism;
  • Be results oriented and willing to multitask and meet strict deadlines;
  • Have excellent understanding of the current trends in Legal Education and training;
  • Must have intimate knowledge of regulatory framework and supervision of Legal Education in Kenya;
  • Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with varied stakeholders;
  • Have strategic leadership skills;
  • Be customer centric and resourceful in problem solving;
  • Demonstrate organizational, Communication skill and Public Relations
  • Firm, fair and transparent management style.

    Job Benefits

    Salary Scale

    Basic Pay:

    308,000 x 28,160 – 336,160 x 28,160 – 364,320 x 28,160 – 392,480 x 28,160 – 420,640 x 28,160 – 448,800 per month

    House Allowance: Kshs. 60,000

    Commutter Allowance: Kshs. 14,000

    Tenure

    The Director, Examinations shall hold the office for a term of four(4) years renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

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