Massive jobs vacancies at Kenya School of Law in Kenya 2012

Council of Legal Education
Kenya School of Law
Vacant Positions

The Kenya School of Law is a Postgraduate Training Institution run under the auspices of the Council of Legal Education Act, Cap. 16A of the Laws of Kenya.

The core mandate of the Council of Legal Education is inter alia to train for legal professional development and in particular to train lawyers for entry into the legal profession as Advocates of the High Court of Kenya.
For over 40 years the School has discharged this mandate under the leadership of the office of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Justice National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs.
From 2006, however, the School became a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency (SAGA) with an expanded mandate and reviewed terms of service for its staff.
The core functions of the School as currently constituted includes provision of the following services;-
  • Advocates Training and Paralegal Studies;
  • Continuing Professional Development, Projects and Legal Research
  • Accreditation and enforcement of compliance by legal education and training institutions
In order to effectively meet these expanded functions the School wishes to recruit full time high calibre personnel who will join the existing strong team of staff to help it realize its vision of being the preferred centre of excellence in legal education and training in the Eastern Africa region and beyond.
We are looking for an independent, strategic actor who is in good health, ICT literate; customer oriented, and can lead change.
Specifically we seek to recruit:-
1. Human Resource and Administration Manager
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR11/23 KSL 4
1 Position
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Finance & Administration the incumbent will oversee the management of Human Resources and the Administration of the School and will also act as the Secretary to the School Management Committee.
 
Person Specification
 
The successful candidate will:
1. Possess a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent;
2. Have at least 10 years relevant working experience five of which should be at a managerial level in a busy organization;
3. Registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management;
4. Having exposure to or experience in the following areas will be an added advantage;
a. Performance Contracting in the public sector,
b. ISO 9001 quality standards,
c. Staff performance management using the Balanced Score Card or other management tools;
d. Assessment centre approach to selection or any other behaviour-based selection method
 
2. Senior Quality Assurance Officer
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR11/24 KSL 5
 
1 Position
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director,Quality Assurance, Compliance and Accreditation, the incumbent will be responsible for developing, directing and coordinating a comprehensive quality assurance and quality control policy focused on legal education and training in the Country.
Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
  • Possess a Master’s degree in Curriculum Development, Education Planning or Management from a recognized university;
  • Have served for a minimum of 5 years, 3 of which should be as a quality assurance officer or related position;
  • Have demonstrated ability to perform standard quality assurance / control evaluation procedures, data evaluation and concise report writing skills;
 3. Lecturer (CPD P &R)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR11/25 KSL 6
1 Position
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director,Continuing Professional Development, Projects and Research, (CPD P & R), the incumbent will teach short training courses and carry out research.
The incumbent will also assist in the planning and coordination of specific programmes or projects within the sub-directorate.
 
Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
  • Possess a LLB degree or equivalent from a recognizeduniversity;
  • Have served for a minimum of years 5 as an academic in a legal training institution or as a consultant.
  • Have the ability to coordinate and conduct short-term legal training programmes;
4. Lecturer (ATP & PS)
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR11/26 KSL 6
1 Position
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Advocates’ Training Programme and Paralegal Studies, (ATP & PS),the incumbent will provide teaching and research services.
 
Person Specification
The successful candidate will:
  • Possess an LLB degree or equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Have served for a minimum of 5 years as an academic ina legal training or educational institution or as a practicing advocate;
  • Have the ability to conduct legal training at a practical level;
5. Housekeeper
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR11/27 KSL 7
1 Position
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Administration Officer – Hospitality, the incumbent will ensure that the School Hostels and Conference rooms are always clean and neat and ensure that guests accommodation is booked in advance and payments done.
 
Person Specifications
  • Possess a degree in Housekeeping or equivalent from arecognized training institution;
  • Have a minimum of three years working experience in a busy institution.
6. Chef
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR11/28 KSL 7
1 Position
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Administration Officer – Hospitality, the incumbent will be the overall in charge of catering and kitchen administration and will ensure high and improving standards of the catering and service unit.
 
Person Specifications
  • Possess a degree in Food and Beverage Production or equivalent from a recognized training institution;
  • Have a minimum of three years working experience in a kitchen in a busy institution;
  • Possess a valid Food Handlers certificate.
7. Head Cook
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR11/29 KSL 8
 
1 Position
 
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Chef, the incumbent will be involved in planning and ensuring food is prepared in a timely manner and to the standards of the School.
Person Specifications
  • Possess a diploma in Food and Beverage Production or equivalent from a recognized training institution;
  • Have a minimum of two years working experience in a busy institution.
  • Possess a valid Food Handlers certificate
8. Assistant Head Cook
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR11/31 KSL 9
1 Position
 
Overall purpose of the job
Reporting to the Chef, the incumbent will assist the Head Cook in food preparation and ensuring food is prepared in a timely manner and to the standards of the School.
 
Person Specifications
  • Possess a Certificate in Food and Beverage Production or equivalent from a recognized training institution;
  • Have a minimum of five years working experience in a busy institution.
  • Possess a valid Food Handlers certificate
In addition to the above specifications candidates will:-
  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare and present good oral and written reports;
  • Possess excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare and present concise oral and written reports;
  • 3. Have excellent planning and organizational skills;
  • 4. Have good Information Communication Technology skills;
  • 5. Have good customer care and public relations skills;
  • 6. Possess good interpersonal relations skills and be a team player;
  • 7. Have the ability to work under minimal supervision
Note that all candidates will eventually be required to produce Certificates of Good Conduct.
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.
All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address, day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates. Send your application to:-
The Director / CEO,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.
 
So as to reach him not later than 30th November 2012
Applications can also be dropped at our Dropping Zone 141 Revlon Professional Plaza, Tubman Road, Nairobi.
Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible for us to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer.
Kenya School of Law is ISO 9001: 2008 certified institution
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