Kenya School of Law Jobs in Nairobi: HR & Admin Manager, Admin Assistant, ICT / Audio Visual Assistant, Assistant Housekeeper and Support Staff

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 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 a 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/HR05/12 
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:
  • Possess a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent;
  • Have at least 10 years relevant working experience five of which should be at a managerial level in a busy organization;
  • Registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management;
  • 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
  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare and present good oral and written reports;
  • Have good ICT skills;
2. Administrative Assistant 
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR05/13
KSL 8
 
1 Position
 
Overall purpose of the job
 
Reporting to the head of unit, the incumbent will perform general office management and administrative duties.
 
Person Specification
 
The successful candidate will:
  • Possess a diploma in Secretarial Studies or equivalent from a recognized training institution;
  • Have a minimum of two years working experience in a busy institution. Experience in Front Office operations and telephone techniques would be an added advantage;
  • Holders of relevant certificates with 5 years’ experience in busy institutions will be considered;
  • Possess excellent typing skills with the ability to type at least 50 wpm;
  • Possess excellent IT skills.
3. ICT and Audio Visual Assistant
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR05/14
 
KSL 8 
2 Positions
 
Overall purpose of the job
 
Reporting to the ICT Manager the incumbent will assist in the provision of technical support for both ICT users as well as audio visual equipment at the Kenya School of Law
 
Person Specification
 
The successful candidate will:
  • Possess a diploma in Information Communication Technology or related discipline;
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience;
  • Have the ability to connect; use and trouble shoot audio visual equipment will be a distinct advantage. 
4. Assistant Housekeeper
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR05/15 
KSL 8
 
1 Position
 
Overall purpose of the job
 
Reporting to the Administration Officer – Hospitality the incumbent will assist the Housekeeper in ensuring that students and guests have comfortable and clean rooms and that facilities and equipment are available to students and guests at all times.
 
Person Specification
 
The successful candidate will:
  • Possess a diploma in Housekeeping or equivalent from a recognized training institution;
  • Have a minimum of three years’ work experience in a busy institution. Holders of relevant certificates with 5 years’ experience in a busy institutions will be considered;
  • Possess excellent IT skills.
5. Support Staff
Ref: CLE/KSL/HR05/16  
KSL 10
 
1 Position
 
Overall purpose of the job
 
Reporting to the Assistant Administration Officer the incumbent will be required to ensure a clean and organized School environment.
 
Person Specification
 
The successful candidate will:
  • Possess a valid certificate of medical fitness;
  • Possess a valid Certificate of Good Conduct;
  • Some relevant experience in cleaning and general maintenance. Skills in crafts such as plumbing, carpentry, masonry, driving or possession of a certificate in any craft would be an added advantage.
In addition to the above specifications candidates for the above five positions will:-
  • Have the ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines;
  • Have excellent planning and organizational skills;
  • Have good customer care and public relations skills;
  • Have the ability to work under minimal supervision;
  • Possess good interpersonal skills and be a team player.
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 21st June 2012.
 
Applicants can also email PDF copies of application letters, certificates, and detailed CVs to lawschool@ksl.ac.ke indicating positions and reference numbers as the subject of the email.
 
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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