Resident Kadhi

Judicial Service Commission

Legal Services

Law & Compliance KSh Confidential
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Job Summary

Arbitration of disputes on inheritance, marriage and divorce in Muslim families

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Requirements
-For appointment as a Resident Kadhi, an applicant must:

- i. Have a degree in Islamic Law or its equivalent from a recognized University Institution;
- ii. Professes the Muslim religion and possesses knowledge of the Muslim law applicable to any sect of Muslims;
- iii. Have ability to effectively communicate in English, Kiswahili and Arabic language;
- iv. Be of good conduct in accordance with the Islamic faith; and
- v. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.

- Work Experience:
- Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience.

- Core Competencies:
- i. Oral & Written Communication Skills
- ii. Excellent Conceptual & Analytical Skills
- iii. Interpersonal Skills
- iv. Report Writing Skills
- v. Research Skills
- vi. High attention to detail
- vii. Sound independent judgement
    
Duties and Responsibilities   
- Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve:   
- (i) Arbitration of disputes on inheritance, marriage and divorce in Muslim families;   
- (ii) Solemnizing and registering Muslim marriages;   
- (iii) Supervising pronunciation of Muslim divorces and registering them;   
- (iv) Signing of affidavits, declarations and agreements;   
- (v) Translating Arabic related documents;   
- (vi) Supervising the registries under him in consultation with the Magistrate in-charge; and   
- (vii) Keeping records of all arbitrations and submitting returns of registered marriages and divorces to the Chief Kadhi.   
- (viii) Carrying out wide range of administrative functions for those heading Kadhis’ Court Station.   

Important Information

-HOW TO APPLY

- Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: -

- 1.Filling an Online Application Employment Form available at the Judiciary jobs portal: https: - -www.jsc.go.ke -index.php -careers -. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application: - - (a)A letter of application; - (b)A detailed and updated curriculum vitae to include information on past, present employment or engagement with names of three (3) referees; - (c)Names of three (3) referees; two (2) professional referee and one (1) character reference; - (d)Copies of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents; - (e)Copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts; - (f)Applicant’s one (1) recent coloured passport size photograph - (g)Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews;

- Successful candidate will be required to submit valid clearance certificates from the following bodies before appointment:

- •Kenya Revenue Authority

- •Higher Education Loans Board

- •Directorate of Criminal Investigation

- •Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

- •A recognized Credit Reference Bureau; and

- •Recommendation from relevant professional body, as the case may be, as being in Good Standing.

- Applicants MUST take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application and the same will be verified by relevant bodies. - The application must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 3RD FEBRUARY, 2023 AT 5.00PM

- 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 and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.

- THE SECRETARY

- JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION

- P.O. BOX 40048 – 00100 NAIROBI

- Telephone: +254 20-2739180

- E-mail: recruitment@jsc.go.ke

- Commission Offices: CBK Pensions Towers, 13th Floor, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi.


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