Senior Architect at Judiciary of Kenya

Job Description

The Judiciary is one of the three State organs established under Chapter 10, Article 159 of the Constitution of Kenya. It establishes the Judiciary as an independent custodian of justice in Kenya. Its primary role is to exercise judicial authority given to it, by the people of Kenya. The institution is mandated to deliver justice in line with the Constitution and other laws. It is expected to resolve disputes in a just manner with a view to protecting the rights and liberties of all, thereby facilitating the attainment of the ideal rule of law. The Judiciary and its related institutions (Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Kenya Law; previously National Council for Law Reporting (NCLR), Tribunals and the Judiciary Training Institute (JTI) perform the following functions; 1. Administration of justice 2. Formulation and implementation of judicial policies 3. Compilation and dissemination of case law and other legal information for the effective administration of justice


For appointment to this grade, the applicant must have: –

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. Registered with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity
  3. Surveyors or any other recognized professional body;
  4. A Senior Management Course or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  5. Proficiency in computer applications; and
  6. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.


  1. Minimum six (6) years relevant work experience;
  2. At least three (3) years at Supervisory Management level

Job Core Competencies:

  1. Sound knowledge of Public Procurement Laws of Kenya;
  2. Demonstrated ability to implement design standards, and administrative and operational procedures concerning projects;
  3. Knowledgeable in reviewing designs drawings of infrastructural projects;
  4. Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  5. Leadership & Good interpersonal skills;
  6. Professional and Technical competence;
  7. Confidentiality, High Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;
  8. Analytical & Negotiation Skills; and
  9. Organizational, planning skills and Results-oriented.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Reviewing designs and drawings of infrastructural projects;
  2. Engaging with the stakeholders on infrastructure requirements;
  3. Preparing architectural design drawings as per the judiciary infrastructure master plan;
  4. Formulating and implementing design standards, administrative and operational procedures concerning projects;
  5. Conducting periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with the plan;
  6. Carrying out site analysis and prepare project proposals;
  7. Preparing details, specifications, and schedules;
  8.  Ensuring that all works are carried out to specification standards, building codes, guidelines and regulations
  9. Supervising infrastructure projects.

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Closing Date : 29 October. 2021

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