Judiciary - Supreme Court of Kenya Director - Legal Services Jobs

Judiciary - Supreme Court of Kenya Director - Legal Services Jobs


  • A Master’s degree in Law or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

  • A Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law;

  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

  • Membership to relevant professional body with Good Standing;

  • A Course in Strategic Leadership and Development or its equivalent;

  • Proficiency in Computer Applications; and

  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing and coordinating the activities of the Directorate of Legal Services;

  • Conducting research on relevant laws and preparing measures to implement policy decisions of the Commission;

  • Ensuring that the Commission complies with all applicable laws, regulations and laid down procedures;

  • Continuously update the Commission on any changes in the law;

  • Reviewing draft policies of the Commission to ensure that they are in compliance with the law;

  • Undertaking internal legal compliance audits and ensuring recommendations are disseminated and implemented;

  • Representing the Commission on legal cases instituted by or against the Commission;

  • Preparing litigation documents; pleadings, notices, affidavits and correspondence;

  • Liaising with Commission Counsel and attending Court;

  • Conducting investigations on complaints, disciplinary cases and other matters requiring investigations;

  • Gathering information and preparing intelligence reports;

  • Processing of complaints
    - petitions received by the Commission;

  • Maintaining proper and up-to-date data on complaints
    filed and processed;

  • Managing the Complaints Management Information System; and

  • Developing and implementing stakeholder engagement strategies to sustain valuable stakeholder relationships

    Important Information

    Work Experience:

    For appointment to this position, the applicant must have: -

  • Minimum fifteen (15) Years relevant work experience in a Legal Environment;

  • At least five (5) Years at Senior Management Level;

  • Prior experience working on legal matters including but not limited to judicial reforms, legislative drafting, Investigations and Complaints Management, legal research and analysis shall be added advantage.

    Core Job 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 Decision Making Skills;

  • Time Management and the ability to prioritize work; and

  • Research and Data Management Skills

    How to Apply

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