Friday, 4 May 2012

IEBC - Investigation & Prosecutions Manager, Election Offences Prosecution Officers and Election Offences Investigation Officers Jobs in Kenya

 The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission(IEBC) is established under Article 88 of the constitution of Kenya with the mandate of conducting or supervising referenda and elections to any elective body or office established by the Constitution, and any other elections as prescribed by an Act of Parliament. 

Other duties include delimitation of electorate units, registration of voters, regulation of political parties, voter education, settling of electoral disputes and modernization and reforming of electoral processes and systems.
 
IEBC ensures that elections are credible, transparent, free and fair. It is committed to upholding national values and principles of good governance and democracy. 

The Commission adheres to principles of the law on public services especially on leadership and integrity.
 
The IEBC invites applications for the following positions:-
 
1. Manager - Investigation and Prosecutions 

1 Post

IEBC Grade 4
 
Duties
  • Effectively and efficiently manage the investigation and prosecutions department.
  • Prepare departmental work plans and ensure implementation of the same within set guidelines.
  • Monitor departmental work performance and ensure no back log on cases.
  • Supervise staff work performance in the department and ensure enhanced productivity.
  • Prepare budgets for the department and ensure proper utilization.
  • To supervise all prosecutions undertaken by the Commission and ensure cases are handled effectively.
  • To assist in Dispute Resolution handling process in the Commission.
 Qualifications and Experience
  • LLB Degree from a recognized university.
  • Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law.
  • Admitted as an advocate in the High Court of Kenya.
  • At least 8 years’ experience, preferably in criminal prosecutions.
  • Ability to engage in Dispute Resolution.
  • Computer literate.
  • Team player.
  • Being an investigation officer or former prosecutor is an additional advantage.
2. Election Offences Prosecution Officer 

2 Posts

IEBC Grade 6
 
Duties
  • Effectively and efficiently handle prosecution matters.
  • Preparing pleadings and other materials.
  • Appearing in court to present evidence and argue the cases on behalf of the Commission.
  • Advise the commission where necessary on legal matters and undertake legal research.
Qualifications and Experience
  • LLB Degree from a recognized university.
  • Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law.
  • Admitted as an advocate in the High Court of Kenya.
  • At least 6 years’ experience, preferably in criminal investigations.
  • Ability to engage in Dispute Resolution.
  • Computer literate.
  • Team player.
3. Election Offences Investigation Officer 

2 Posts

IEBC Grade 6
 
Duties
  • Effectively and efficiently investigate election matters.
  • To supervise investigations undertaken by the commission
  • The collection, tabulation and recording of history and data concerning Criminal, undesirable and suspicious persons in electoral units relating to individual and matters calling for special enquiry.
  • Conducting and correspondence and interchange of reports on election matters with the commission.
  • The investigation of complicated criminal offences and furnishing of assistance to commission in cases of inquiries presenting difficult feature
  • The supervision, where desirable of individuals during election period.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in criminology or any other related degree from a recognized university.
  • Being atleast a chief inspector or equivalent.
  • At least 6 years’ experience, preferably in criminal investigations.
  • Ability to engage in Dispute Resolution.
  • Computer literate.
  • Team player.
 Applicants should fill the online form provided on the Commission website www.iebc.or.ke/careers

A printed copy of the form and copies of certificates can be dropped or posted to the;
 
Chief Executive Officer/ Commission Secretary,
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission,
Anniversary Towers, 6th Floor Reception, University Way,
P. O. Box 45371 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Forms are also available at the Commission Headquarters and Regional Offices. 

Applications must be received on or before 24th May 2012. 

The Commission is an equal opportunity employer. 

Canvassing will lead to disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
Shortlisted candidates will be required to comply with Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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