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  • Posted: Aug 1, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 12, 2022
  • Vision To be a transformative teaching service for quality education Mission To professionalize the teaching service for quality education and development Core Values Professionalism: All TSC employees shall observe requirements for professional conduct. The employees are expected to apply the skills, knowledge, competencies that meet ...
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    Deputy Director, Labour and Industrial Relations TSC Grade 5

    ADVERT NO. 4/2022

    Position Summary

    This position is responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of strategies, policies, procedures and programmes designed to govern the Commission’s relationship with its social partners, stakeholders and employees in matters touching on Labour and industrial relation in compliance with the prevailing Labour Laws. It is also responsible for coordinating strategies aimed at enhancing industrial harmony in the teaching service as well as effective representation of TSC in courts of law and other contractual engagements. Requirements for appointment

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -

    • Served in the grade of Assistant Director (Legal Services) for a minimum period of three (3) years or served in a comparable position for a minimum continuous period of twelve (12) years;
    • Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Law, Labour relations or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
    • Current Advocates Practicing certificate;
    • Certificate in a Leadership Course not lasting less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Met the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution;
    • Certificate in computer application skills; and

    Competencies Required

    • Strong managerial skills and ability to lead teams;
    • Problem solving skills and analytical skills;
    • Excellent interpersonal and Counselling skills;
    • Negotiation skills, Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task;
    • Strong communication skills and Conflict management skills
    • Leadership, Mentorship and Coaching Skills

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Deputy Director Labour and Industrial Relations will be answerable to the Director Legal, Labour & Industrial Relations for the management of Labour Industrial and Relations.

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -

    • Coordinating the development and implementation of the labour and industrial relations strategy, geared to the execution of the Commission’s overall strategic plan;
    • Leading in the preparation of the divisional annual work plan to facilitate the implementation of the Commission’s labour and industrial relations strategy within the set timelines while maintaining the standards of quality;
    • Leading in the development of policies, systems and procedures that contribute to the legal framework to strengthen the provision of industrial relations services;
    • Coordinating the implementation of the division’s budget by ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in the administration of the institution’s financial resources;
    • Leading in the preparation, implementation and submission of the divisional Quarterly Reports;
    • Coordinating the identification and sensitization of the staff on all labour and industrial relations risks arising from legal suits and policies and procedures executed by the Commission;
    • Organizing and coordinating research on the best labour practices, labour instruments, conventions, labour laws in the labour market;

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified applicants should apply through the recruitment portal. Applications should be received on or before 12.8.2022 by 5.00 pm. No manual applications will be considered

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