The Judiciary Service Commission (JSC) has opened applications for the position of Chief Registrar of the Judiciary as the incumbent, Anne Amadi, approaches the end of her term.
The JSC’s advertisement, released on Monday, has set the expiration of Amadi’s term for January 2024.
The successful candidate will be appointed for a 5-year term, with the possibility of renewal based on their performance.
The Chief Registrar’s office plays a vital role in the administration and management of the Judiciary, including the execution of judicial functions prescribed by law and the implementation of directives from the Chief Justice.
Prospective candidates interested in the role have until November 13, 2023, to submit their applications.
Anne Amadi took office in January 2014, succeeding Gladys Boss Shollei, who is currently the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly.
Eligible applicants for the High Court judge positions should hold a Law Degree from a recognized university, be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya, or possess an equivalent qualification in a common law jurisdiction.
To apply for these positions, interested candidates are encouraged to use the Online Application for Employment Form accessible on the Commission’s jobs portal.
Along with the application form, applicants should submit a letter of application, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, contact details for three professional referees, a colored passport-size photograph, five samples of professional writing, a declaration of income, testimonials, professional certificates, and any other required documentation.
Additionally, candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of experience as a superior court judge or be professionally qualified magistrates, among other prerequisites.