Economist/Statistician/Research Officer II(15 Posts) at Judiciary of Kenya

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Judiciary of Kenya

Job Purpose:

The role involves supporting the development and review of data collection tools, as well as conducting data collection, collation, and analysis.

Reporting Responsibilities:

This position reports to the Planning and Research Officer I. To qualify for this grade, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Public Policy Administration, Social Sciences, Project Management, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Possess proficiency in computer applications.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Job Core Competencies:

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in data and statistical analysis.
  • Strong supervisory and problem-solving abilities.
  • Capable of report writing.
  • Upholds confidentiality and integrity.
  • Hands-on and results-oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Merit and ability as demonstrated through work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities include:

  • Conducting data collection, collation, and analysis of court caseloads.
  • Ensuring data quality through cleaning for accuracy, completeness, and consistency.
  • Preparing quarterly and annual court statistics reports.
  • Maintaining and updating the court caseload database.
  • Supporting the monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of policy, project, program, strategic plan, and work plan implementation.
  • Assisting in the development and review of monitoring and evaluation tools, systems, and procedures.
  • Compiling progress reports from implementing units.
  • Supporting feasibility studies, surveys, and research on emerging issues and best practices to inform policy decisions.
  • Safeguarding the custody of projects, programs, policies, statistics, records, documents, and published reports.
  • Aiding in the preparation of quarterly and annual project, program, and policy reports.

Method of Application:

Interested applicants should complete an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: JSC Jobs Portal. Candidates are required to upload soft copies of the following documents during the online application process:

  • A letter of application.
  • An updated and comprehensive curriculum vitae, including past employment history (if applicable).
  • Contact information for three referees: two professional referees and one character reference.
  • Copies of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport, or other relevant identification documents.
  • Academic and professional certificates, testimonials, and academic transcripts.

Successful candidates will need to provide valid copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau

Applicants must be aware that providing false information and documents in the job application is a criminal offense and will be subject to verification by relevant authorities.

The application deadline is no later than October 6, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates based on merit through a fair and open competition from a wide pool of eligible candidates.

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