The JMVB Secretary/CEO’s office is responsible for management, oversight and implementation of Board’s policies, programmes and strategies; Providing strategic leadership and policy direction, coordination of the Board’s proceedings; providing the Board with accurate records and information regarding the Judges and Magistrates undergoing Vetting; liaise with relevant stakeholders to ensure smooth operation of the Board; and supervising and providing guidance to staff.
The Legal and Research
The Legal and Research Department of the Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board is responsible for all the technical matters in the Board. It is also responsible for leading the vetting process, compiling of statistical cases for the Board; undertaking Board Studies, review research and evaluation, filing of memoranda of appearance; and leading and administering oaths and affirmation to witnesses, receiving and analysing submissions and memoranda from the public, extracting orders, decree, retrieving judgment and rulings.
Human Resource and Administration
The Human Resource and Administration Department is responsible for management of the employees of the Board. It is also responsible for facilitating recruitments, appointment, discipline and communication of decisions; implementing human resource management matters with established policies in the Board; maintaining up to date human resource information systems; Preparing and reviewing human resource plans; and coordinating the Board’s annual and quarterly work plans and ensuring the board is in compliance with all Government regulations, including legal and statutory requirements.
Finance & Planning
The Finance and Planning Department will be responsible for financial, planing and accounting activities of the Board. Specific duties include; administer the financial systems and approval of expenditure.; monitor all expenses and budgets within the Board to comply with the financial policies and procedures.; preparation of management and statutory financial reports; provision of timely quarterly finance and accounts services; approval of invoices; preparation of budgets and preparation of timely and accurate financial records.
ICT & Public Communication
The ICT & Public Communication Department is responsible for storage, security and retrieval of information at the Board . Specific duties include; designing appropriate database for various activities; developing security systems for ensuring confidentiality of the information provided to the board; installation and maintenance of computer systems; configuration of LAN and WAN; developing and updating application systems and drawing up hardware specifications for ICT equipment, verification, validation and certification of ICT equipment; and updating the JMVB website.
Other duties of this department include; preparing and organizing forums where Boards policies, programmes and projects can be propagated; and preparing media supplements and documentaries, press releases/ media features.
The Supply Chain Management Office is responsible for all procurement issues of JMVB. Other duties include; preparation of annual procurement plans; procurement of the Board equipment/items; and providing technical advice to the Board on procurement.