ICJ Kenya Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Form Portal

Last Updated on January 31, 2023

ICJ Kenya Recruitment

Are you interested in working with the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya)? Then you are on the right post. We have exhaustively conveyed all the important and recent updates related to this recruitment exercise. Kindly read to the end, to get all the necessary information, concerning the requirements, guidelines, qualifications, and application for the 2023 ICJ Kenya recruitment.

About the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya)

Established in 1959, The Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) is a non-governmental, non-partisan, not for profit making, membership organisation registered in Kenya. With a membership drawn from the Bar as well as the Bench, it is a National Section of the International Commission of Jurists whose headquarter is in Geneva. It is however autonomous from the ICJ Geneva. Our objectives include developing, strengthening, and protecting the principles of the rule of law, enjoyment of human rights, independence of the judiciary and the legal profession, and promotion of provision of legal services

ICJ Kenya Recruitment 2023

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) has been undergoing massive job recruitment intake annually for the past few years. We’ve received numerous requests from aspirants on various platforms yearning for legit information about the ICJ Kenya application form and guidelines for 2023/2024. Many applicants have been asking us questions like;

  • How Can I Apply for ICJ Kenya Recruitment 2023?
  • ICJ Kenya Available Positions
  • Where can I obtain the 2023 ICJ Kenya Recruitment Form?
  • Is the ICJ Kenya 2023 Recruitment Form Out?
  • What Are the Requirements for ICJ Kenya Recruitment?
  • When will ICJ Kenya Recruitment 2023 start?
  • I need ICJ Kenya Recruitment Update, Trending News, etc.

Keep reading this post as you will find answers to the above queries.

General Requirements for ICJ Kenya Recruitment 2023

ICJ Kenya is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit the most qualified persons for the job. To qualify for the 2023 ICJ Kenya recruitment, candidates must;

  • Be a Kenyan  citizen
  • Be of age between 17.5 and 39.5 years
  • Possess Upper Second Class Honours Degree and above (or equivalent)
  • Have a valid ID (identity document)
  • Must be physically fit to serve anywhere in the world and in any season (heat, cold), for at least 5 years
  • Must have BMI between 18 and 30.

How to Apply for ICJ Kenya Recruitment 2023

Interested and qualified candidates should;

  • Visit the official ICJ Kenya portal: www.icj-kenya.org
  • Locate Careers page
  • Check for available positions and follow the registration guide
  • Provide all the necessary information
  • Click on submit

Once successful, you will be contacted via e-mail and scheduled for the next phase of the recruitment process, leading eventually to an exciting career at the institution.

Latest Jobs at International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya)

  • Deputy Executive Director
  • Programme Manager – Human Rights & Justice
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer

Deputy Executive Director

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 6 – 10 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Law / Legal 

Overall Purpose of the Job:

To deputise the Executive Director and contribute to the organisation’s strategic direction while working alongside colleagues to ensure programme quality, growth and strong institutional representation. The DED will be required to motivate ICJ Kenya’s diverse staff and manage partnerships, including resource mobilisation, while working closely with the programme and finance teams.


Education and Experience

  1. Master’s Degree in Law or social science.
  2. Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  3. Possess over 10 years post-admission experience and at least 6 years of senior management, including strategic leadership skills, people management skills, resource mobilisation and networking.
  4. Must possess a deep understanding of development partners, governance context and human rights situation in Kenya and around Africa;
  5. Demonstrable senior management work experience

Skills and Competencies

  1. The candidate should possess strong resource mobilisation and development partner management
  2. The candidate must possess strong organisational capabilities, including providing leadership on programme development, facilitation of tasks, planning and delegation
  3. The candidate must be proactive and possess the skills to coach and motivate a team of professional and support staff to achieve the organisational strategic goals.
  4. The candidate must have the ability to represent ICJ Kenya in a variety of situations from the grassroots to high levels and must possess good diplomatic and communications skills;
  5. Excellent research and writing skills.

Programme Manager – Human Rights & Justice

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Law / Legal  , NGO/Non-Profit  , Project Management 

Overall Purpose of the Job:

To work closely with the Senior Management and contribute to developing organisational and programmatic strategic goals and objectives. You will liaise with finance, monitoring and evaluation, communications, administration and the entire programme staff team to create synergy in achieving the programmatic and organisation’s strategic objectives.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • A Master’s Degree in Human Rights.
  • A Bachelor of Laws Degree and advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Over 5 years of experience in Programme management in a human rights NGO with experience in international and regional Human Rights Mechanisms.
  • Excellent Resource Mobilisation, Research and Documentation skills.
  • Excellent Proposal and report writing skills.
  • Research and documentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and Communication skills.
  • Team player, excellent analytical and detail-oriented.
  • Should possess excellent interpersonal and commission skills and be detail oriented.

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Data Science / Research 

Overall Purpose of the Job:

To lead in the monitoring, evaluation, reflection, and internal learning processes of the strategies, projects, and activities within ICJ Kenya and to ensure growth and impact,  to efficiently supervise and monitor project implementation and reporting. Ensuring that results are harvested effectively, and the impact is properly documented while timely decisions on corrective actions are highlighted to management and implemented.


Education and Experience

  • A Master Degree in any social science or equivalent experience is desirable
  • (5 years +) in Monitoring and Evaluation of donor-funded grants and organizational plans/ strategies
  • A Bachelors Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, or a Social Science.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in Project Management and resource mobilisaiton.
  • Must have at least three years of experience in project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in documentation and impact reporting.

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent Report writing and documentation.
  • Business development knowledge/ experience.
  • Data collection and analysis skills using statistical packages
  • Graphical presentation of data using Power Bi or other software
  • Good Analytical and detail-oriented
  • Documented experience in monitoring and evaluating human rights work.
  • Documented understanding of the programme management cycle

Method of Application

ICJ Kenya is an equal-opportunity employer. Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their Application and CV and provide three Referees, one of whom must be a current employer or supervisor, and indicate the expected salary. A detailed job description and more information on the vacancy is available on our website.Applications should be sent to ICJ Kenya; email: recruitment@icj-kenya.org. Your application should be received on or before 24 February 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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