Judiciary Project Coodinator job in Kenya

The Judiciary

Project: Judicial Performance Improvement Project (JPIP)

Project Coodinator:

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The Government of Kenya (GoK) has applied for financing from the World Bank to finance the proposed Judicial Performance Improvement Project (JPIP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the financing to put together a Project Management Unit (PMU) comprising a team of professionals dedicated to planning and implementing the Project. 

The Judiciary now invites applications for the position of a Project Coordinator for the JPIP.

Overall Responsibility

The Project Coordinator will be reporting to the Chief Registrar. The overall responsibility of the Project Coordinator is to take the lead in managing the JPIP, particularly in initiating, coordinating, and advancing the implementation of project activities to ensure that they are all successfully completed, and that the project is executed in a way that achieves the stated Project Development Objectives and its results.

The Coordinator would also ensure that activities are in line with the orientations and decisions of the Technical Committee, and in compliance with the Project Financing Agreement, procurement and financial management requirements, and other guidelines and procedures of IDA applicable to IDA borrowers.

Qualifications and Experience

The candidate must have:-
  • A Masters Degree from an accredited University in Business, Economics, Commerce, Social Development or other relevant fields.
  • At least ten (10) years of relevant experience in project design, implementation and management;
  • Excellent analytical and administrative skills as well as solid writing and communications abilities.
  • Proven capacity for intellectual and operational leadership, including strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to build, manage and work in a team.
  • Experience in the management of donor funded projects.
  • Knowledge of Kenya and local institutional processes, including financial and procurement procedures of the Government and the World Bank.
  • Familiarity with the operations of Judicial Systems in Africa in general and in Kenya in particular.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of integrity, initiative, flexibility, judgment, reliability and ability to work without supervision.
Duration of the Contract

The Project Coordinator appointment will be for the duration of the Project but will initially be for an initial period of twelve (12) months (probationary) with possibility of extension based on the job holder satisfactory performance.

All applications should be made through the Judiciary Website www.judiciary.go.ke/jobs/ from where a detailed description of the role will be found.

So as to reach the Chief Registrar not later than 15th November, 2012.

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