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Registrars Opening at Judicial Service Commission

Registrars Opening at Judicial Service Commission

Registrars Opening at Judicial Service Commission

Registrars Opening at Judicial Service Commission

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Registrar, Magistrates Courts

Requirements

For appointment to the position of Registrar of the High Court, the applicant must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Hold a law degree from a recognized university;
  • Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Has, since admission to the Roll of Advocates attained at least ten years’ experience as a legal practitioner;
  • Hold a post graduate Diploma in Law;
  • Attended a Senior Management Course; and
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution;

 Core 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 DecisionMaking Skills;
  • Time Management and the ability to prioritize work; and
  • Research and Data Management Skills

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day administration of the Magistrates’ Courts in Kenya.
  • Establishing and maintaining of the Registry of the Court(s)
  • Acceptance, transmission, service and custody of documents in accordance with the Rules;
  • Maintaining of the Register of the Court(s);
  • Causing to be kept records of the proceedings and minutes of the meetings of the Courts and such other records;
  • Managing and supervising the staff of the Court(s);
  • Facilitating access to judgments and records of the Court(s);
  • ensuring there is uniform and efficiency in the registry operations across all courts;
  • Budgeting and ensuring efficient and effective utilization of resources and
  •  Undertaking any other duties assigned by Chief Registrar of the Judiciary

Registrar, High Court

Requirements

For appointment to the position of Registrar of the High Court, the applicant must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  •  Hold a law degree from a recognized university;
  •  Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  •  Has, since admission to the Roll of Advocates attained at least five years’ experience as a legal practitioner;
  •  Hold a post graduate Diploma in Law;
  •  Attended a Senior Management Course; and
  •  Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution;

Core 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 DecisionMaking Skills;
  •  Time Management and the ability to prioritize work; and
  •  Research and Data Management Skills

Duties and Responsibilities

The function and powers of the Registrar, High Court is provided for under Section 20 of the High Court (Organization and Administration) Act, namely;

  • setting up of the registry and maintenance of the registers of the Court;
  • Day to day administration and management of the Court;
  • overseeing of support services in the Court including the planning, development and the organization of staff;
  • monitoring of administration and office procedures to uphold efficiency and quality of service;
  • planning, preparation and implementation of the budget of the Court;
  • preparing of reports and proposals on administrative issues as may be required from time to time;
  • overseeing the procurement and disposal of assets;
  • acceptance, transmission, service and custody of documents in accordance with the law;
  • facilitating the enforcement of the decisions of the Court;
  • certificating of any order, direction or decision as an order, direction or decision of the Court, the Chief justice or a Judge, as the case may be;

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