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Assistant Director, Advisory Unit

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

The Assistant Director, Advisory Unit, will be responsible to the Commission on a day to daybasis in realising the technical and administrative functions of the Chair’s office
(i) Have post admission experience of at least eight (8) years;
(ii) Have served in the grade of Senior Legal Officer or in an equivalent position for a
minimum period of five (5) years;
(iii) Post graduate diploma from Kenya School of Law
(iv) Have Bachelor degree in Law from a recognized institution
(v) Have a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Law, Public Policy
and Administration, or any related governance training from a recognized
(vi) Have a certificate in Corporate and/or Strategic Leadership/Management from
a recognized institution;
(vii) Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing;
(viii) Be proficient in computer application skills;
(ix) Have good analytical, drafting, research, writing, and presentation skills
(x) Meet the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution on Leadership and


i. Prepare advisory opinions for the execution of the Commission’s mandate as
directed by the Chairperson
ii. Process and coordinate hearing of appeals registered in the Chair’s office as
directed by the Chairperson;
iii. Manage and coordinate both local and international partnership; such as Chair’s
forum, National Council for Administrative Justice; African Ombudsman and
Mediators Association (AOMA) among others as directed by the Chairperson
iv. Coordinate protocol and administrative arrangements for the Commission as
directed by the Chairperson;
v. Address ‘own motion’ complaints on issues of public interest
vi. Prepare on behalf of the Chairperson speeches, briefs and presentations on fair
administration; access to information and other governance issues that relate to the
mandate of the Commission
vii. Provide leadership and supervisory role in planning and coordinating of staff and
the activities of the Chair’s office in liason with other departments.
viii. Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chairperson from time to time

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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