International Justice Mission Senior Manager - Justice System Interventions - Kenya Jobs

International Justice Mission Senior Manager - Justice System Interventions - Kenya Jobs


  • IJM is seeking an individual who will lead office initiatives and strategies aimed at increasing successful prosecutions of human rights violations through strategic litigations and collobaratively working with Criminal Justice System (CJS) agencies to push systememic changes in Kenya’s criminal justice system.

  • The Senior Manager, JSI will work alongside government agencies in identifying the gaps in capacity and develop intervention to address those gaps

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Build strategic relationships within and outside the organization aligned to the set goals;

  • Strategically lead justice intervention teams track and document casework trends, lessons and experiences to inform justice system transformation interventions;

  • Lead a strong team that embodies IJM’s spiritual rhythms and core values and efficiently and effectively delivers on their mandate;

  • Manage the casework-related interventions of the Legal and Investigations departments;

  • Recruit, mentor, lead and support the investigations and legal teams;

  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure sufficient case referrals to IJM;

  • Oversee the case referral and case intake systems to ensure that referrals are processed and decisions reached within agreed timescales;

  • Provide leadership and direction to the Justice Systems Interventions team to ensure that they meet JSI program goals in line with the Field Office Justice System Transformation (JST) vision as well as the IJM global 2030 vision;

  • Ensure compliance with IJM’s budgetary, ethics and professionalism standards , and IJM casework best practices.

    Education & Experience:

    • Master’s degree in Law, Business Administration, Project Management, Forensics, Social Work or other related discipline;

    • Bachelor’s Degree in law with a valid practicing certificate;

    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in court room advocacy and at least 5 years successfully leading a team;

    • Strong ability to achieve results through a multi- disciplinary team;

    • A proven leader with strong emotional intelligence;

    • Ability to present complex data and information in a clear and compelling manner to a wide range of stakeholders.

    Critical Competencies & Qualities

    • Excellent critical thinking and analysis skills;

    • Strong policy analysis and interpretation skills;

    • Excellent oral and written advocacy skills and high-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

    • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;

    • Decisive and strong attention to details;

    • Sustained positive attitude and calm under stress;

    • Exceptionally high levels of honesty and integrity.

    Organization Information

    • Competitive salary, and benefits package.

    • This is a permanent position based in the Kenya Field Office.

    • Occasional travel (both national and international) will be required.

    How to Apply

  • Send your Resume, Cover Letter and a statement of faith* in one document to

  • kenyarecruiting@ijm.org quoting the Position Title in the subject heading before 30th May 2020.

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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