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  • Posted: Jan 21, 2022
    Deadline: Feb 1, 2022
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    The Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration (NCIA) was established in 2013 by an Act of Parliament the Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration Act No. 26 of 2013 as a Centre for promotion of international commercial arbitration and other alternative forms of dispute resolution. The NCIA offers a neutral venue for the conduct of international arb...
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    Manager Case Management

    An officer at this level will be the Head of Case Management Department reporting to the Registrar/CEO.

    Job Purpose

    The job holder is responsible for overseeing the day–to–day operations of the department and oversees the administration of Domestic and International Arbitrations as well as alternative dispute resolution techniques; the case quality assurance and advisory; ADR research & Development as well as ADR Training towards promotion and administration of ADR.

    Working Conditions

    Normal office working conditions, extra hours (beyond normal office working hours)within the office with occasional travel to the field and international travel.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

    Academic Qualifications

    1. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Law, Arbitration, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
    2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Law, Arbitration, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    Other qualifications

    1. Certificate in Arbitration and/or Mediation or any other ADR disciplines.
    2. Certificate in a corporate governance course from a recognized institution.
    3. Certificate in a strategic leadership course from a recognized institution.
    4. Certificate in a senior management course from a recognized institution.
    5. Proficiency in computer application skills, word, excel, power point, internet usage

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    • Post–graduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
    • Be a member of a recognized professional body in good standing.

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    Served in the grade of Principal Case Counsel – Case Administration/Case Quality Assurance & Advisory for a minimum period of three (3) years


    Have relevant working experience of at least seven (7) years’ experience in a relevant and comparable position in the public or private sector with a minimum of five (5) years in a senior management position

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    Information, Communication and Technology Officer

    NCIA 5 (REF: NCIA/HR/03/2021–2022)

    The officer reports to the Senior Information, Communication and Technology Officer.

    Job Purpose

    The job holder is responsible for evaluating connectivity issues, equipment, and software and hardware. Respond to ICT issues, hardware maintenance, software, networking. Provide helpdesk and technical support either by phone, remote access, or site visits and oversee troubleshooting for system errors and set up equipment for new users and employees.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    1. Assisting in the development and implementation of IT systems.
    2. Developing hardware and software specifications.
    3. Undertaking upgrading of software and hardware.
    4. Updating and keeping inventory on I.C.T. equipment.
    5. Designing, recommending, and evaluating systems to ensure adherence to established performance standards.
    6. Implementation, maintenance, and documentation standards of systems.
    7. Maintaining support systems and training of users.
    8. Configuration of LAN and WAN.
    9. Repairing and maintaining of ICT equipment and associated accessories.


    1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    2. Served in the field of I.C.T. for a minimum period of three (3) years.

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    Office Assistant

    (REF: NCIA/HR/06/2021–2022)

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. The Officer at this level will work under a Senior Officer.

    Job Purpose

    The job holder will be responsible for handling clerical tasks, managing files, updating paperwork and other documents, and performing other general office clerk duties and errands.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    1. Cleaning offices, machines/equipments/apparatus.
    2. Maintenance of general cleanliness around the offices by collection and disposal of litter.
    3. Collecting and disposing waste including papers and ensure general proper sanitation.
    4. Dusting the office and ensuring habitable office conditions.
    5. Moving or carrying office equipment, furniture and ensure orderly arrangement.
    6. Dispatching letters.
    7. Performing general office clerk duties and errands


    1. Served as Office Assistant for a period of three (3) years or a comparable position in a public or private institution.
    2. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D– and
    3. Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.

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    Corporate Strategy Officer

    NCIA 5 (REF: NCIA/HR/05/2021–2022)

    The officer reports to the Senior Corporate Strategy Officer

    Job Purpose

    The job holder is responsible for assisting in implementation of the corporate strategies and action plans.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    1. Undertaking corporate strategy services for the Centre.
    2. Conducting research, analysis and development for corporate strategies and action plans.
    3. Collation and comparison of emerging trends in ADR.
    4. Drafting relevant guidelines, concept papers and project proposals.
    5. Drafting of relevant guidelines, memoranda of understanding and collaborative agreements for the Centre’s external stakeholders.
    6. Assisting in the activities of the Unit as may be assigned from time to time by a senior officer.


    1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Law, Economics, Arbitration, Communication Studies, Public Relations, or related and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
    2. Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution

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    Internal Auditor

    (JOB GRADE – NCIA 5 (REF: NCIA/HR/04/2021–2022)

    The officer reports to the Principal Internal Auditor.

    Job Purpose

    The job holder is responsible for implementing the audit function policies of the Centre including assist in preparation of the annual work plans for the department to ensure that audits are planned and well managed; review internal control systems and verification of operations and activities with a view to assessing the economy efficiency and effectiveness in which NCIA resources are utilized; evaluate and assess risk management control and governance; review to ensure that internal control systems are in place; and recommend the strengthening of internal control systems; assist in preparation of audit reports to the Registrar and the Audit Committee of the Board and follow up implementation of Internal and external audit recommendations.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    1. Planning and coordinating internal audit activities.
    2. Executing audit programmes, collecting audit evidence, reviewing internal control systems in operation.
    3. Verifying the existence and safety of Centre’s assets.
    4. Validating of records and reports.
    5. Carrying out audit checks.
    6. Ensuring adherence of accounting procedures.
    7. Identifying process bottlenecks and recommending remedial action.
    8. Carrying out risk assessment preparing and implementing annual audit plans and Committee reports.
    9. Developing and reviewing audit management systems; and undertaking audit investigations.


    1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Commerce (Accounting/Finance) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
    2. Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor.
    3. Membership of ICPAK or Institute of Internal Auditors(K) in good standing.

    Method of Application

    If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website, for the complete advert, download and complete the job application form. Submit a soft copy (pdf) of the completed application form through e-mail: attaching copies of your certificates, copy of your identification card and any other testimonial in support of your application together with a detailed curriculum vitae indicating current salary, contacts of at least three (3) referees and daytime telephone contacts to be submitted by 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 1st February 2022 addressed to:

    The Registrar/CEO
    Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration
    Co-operative Bank House, 8th Floor
    Haile Selassie Avenue
    P.O. BOX 548 – 00200 Nairobi – Kenya

    Click here to download the NCIA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM

    Shortlisted candidates will be notified of prospective interview dates and Chapter Six (6) clearance documents shall be required during interview and may undergo necessary background checks with relevant institutions. Any canvassing or solicitation by or on behalf of an applicant for the above vacancies will disqualify the applicant.

    Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women, youths and Persons Living with Disability are encouraged to apply.

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