TSC Deputy Director, Labour and Industrial Relations - Jobs in Kenya

TSC Deputy Director, Labour and Industrial Relations - Jobs in Kenya

Position Summary
This position is responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of strategies, policies, procedures and programmes designed to govern the Commission’s relationship with its social partners, stakeholders and employees in matters touching on Labour and industrial relation in compliance with the prevailing Labour Laws.

It is also responsible for coordinating strategies aimed at enhancing industrial harmony in the teaching service as well as effective representation of TSC in courts of law and other contractual engagements.

Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -

(i) Served in the grade of Assistant Director (Legal Services) for a minimum
period of three (3) years or served in a comparable position for a minimum
continuous period of twelve (12) years;
(ii) Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from a recognized institution;
(iii) Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Law, Labour relations or
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(iv) Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
(v) Current Advocates Practicing certificate;
(vi) Certificate in a Leadership Course not lasting less than four (4) weeks from
a recognized institution;
(vii) Met the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution;
(viii) Certificate in computer application skills; and

Competencies Required
1. Strong managerial skills and ability to lead teams;
2. Problem solving skills and analytical skills;
3. Excellent interpersonal and Counselling skills;
4. Negotiation skills, Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task;
5. Strong communication skills and Conflict management skills
6. Leadership, Mentorship and Coaching Skills

Duties and Responsibilities
The Deputy Director Labour and Industrial Relations will be answerable to the Director Legal, Labour & Industrial Relations for the management of Labour Industrial and Relations.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -
1. Coordinating the development and implementation of the labour and industrial relations strategy, geared to the execution of the Commission’s overall strategic plan;
2. Leading in the preparation of the divisional annual work plan to facilitate the implementation of the Commission’s labour and industrial relations strategy within the set timelines while maintaining the standards of quality;
3. Leading in the development of policies, systems
and procedures that contribute to the legal framework to strengthen the provision of industrial relations services;
4. Coordinating the implementation of the division’s budget by ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in the administration of the institution’s financial resources;
5. Leading in the preparation, implementation and submission of the divisional Quarterly Reports;
6. Coordinating the identification and sensitization of the staff on all labour and industrial relations risks arising from legal suits and policies and procedures executed by the Commission;
7. Organizing and coordinating research on the best labour practices, labour instruments, conventions, labour laws in the labour market;
8. Coordinating the provision of legal advisory services on labour and industrial relations matters, registered disputes and Management of employee discipline procedures and process;
9. Coordinating the development of legal advisory opinions to the Commission Secretary and preparation of Board Papers on labour and industrial matters;
10. Coordinating the Preparation of Recognition and Collective Agreements in liaison with relevant stakeholders;
11. Developing and implementing industrial relations strategies that fosters harmonious industrial relations between the Commission and its social partners;
12. Coordinating the drafting and submission of Parliamentary responses by different service areas of the Commission;
13. Coordinating engagements with social partners, relevant state and non-state
agencies on all matters related to industrial relations;

The terms and remuneration benefits for this Grade:
  • Basic Salary Scale: Kshs.192,782 – Kshs.288,051
  • House Allowance: Kshs.45,000
  • Commuter Allowance: Kshs.16,000
  • Leave Allowance: As provided in TSC Secretariat
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per calendar year
  • Medical Cover: As provided in the TSC Secretariat Medical Scheme
  • Terms of Service: Five (5) years contract renewable once subject to satisfactory performance

    How to apply
    For more information and job application details, see; TSC Deputy Director, Labour and Industrial Relations Jobs in Kenya

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