Director, Finance and Administration

Judicial Service Commission (JSC)

Job Summary

The JSC invites applications from qualified persons for the above position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 15 years

Job Description

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is an independent Commission established under Article 171 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 to promote and facilitate the independence and accountability of the Judiciary and the efficient, effective and transparent administration of justice.

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

- i. A Relevant Master’s degree or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
- ii. A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounts, Human Resource Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
- iii. Relevant professional qualifications;
- iv. Membership to relevant professional body with Good Standing;
- v. A course in Strategic Leadership and Development or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
- vi. Proficiency in Computer Applications; and
- vii. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution
Duties and Responsibilities
-i. Managing and coordinating the activities of the Directorate of Finance and Administration;
- ii. Overseeing the annual finance planning budgeting processes and preparing the annual operating budget;
- iii. Overseeing preparation of financial statements and monitoring for presenting to the commission;
- iv. Ensuring efficient functioning and documentation of all financial systems including receipts, disbursements, billing, bookkeeping, budgeting and accounting;
- v. Overseeing all Human Resource, employee relations, equal employment opportunity functions of the Commission;
- vi. Establishing and monitoring staff performance and development goals consistent with the Commission’s strategic plan;
- vii. Overseeing the professional development training program for staff and ensuring completion of annual performance appraisals;
- viii. Ensuring a linkage in functional services between the Commission and the Judiciary;
- ix. Overseeing payroll and benefits including paid time off accrual and retirement plans;
- x. Provision of Administrative Support Services, Facilities management and maintenance;
- xi. Overseeing and managing contracted services provided to the Commission;
- xii. Negotiating and management of property leases;
- xiii. Facilitating ICT services and inventory;
- xiv. Overseeing office operations and matters relating to facilities in the Commission including insurance and major equipment acquisition and maintenance;
Important Information
-i. Minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant work experience
- ii. At least five (5) years at Senior Management level;
- iii. Experience as Head of Finance and Administration functions shall be an added advantage

Core Job Competencies:
- i. Strategic Leadership & Good Interpersonal Skills;
- ii. Excellent Communication skills - Verbal and Written;
- iii. Analytical & Negotiation Skills;
- iv. Organizational and planning skills;
- v. Confidentiality, High Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;
- vi. Rational Decision Making Skills;
- vii. Time Management and the ability to prioritize work; and
- viii. Research and Data Management Skills
Interested and qualified persons are asked to visit our jobs portal: for detailed job description, requirements for appointment and instructions on how to apply. All applications should reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 28TH OCTOBER, 2020 AT 5.00 P.M.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

P.O. BOX 40048 - 00100 NAIROBI
Telephone: +254 20-2739180
Commission Secretariat: Reinsurance Plaza,
Podium Floor, Taifa Road, Nairobi.

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