Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Elgeyo / Marakwet County Government Legal Advisor, Public Relations Officer and Information Communication System Manager Jobs in Kenya

Republic of Kenya
 
Office of The Governor
 
County Government of Elgeyo / Marakwet
Pursuant to the constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Government Act No.17 of 2012, the County Government of Elgeyo / Marakwet invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions:
 
1. Legal Advisor 
(1 Post)
 
Requirement for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree in law from a recognized university in Kenya.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten years as a legal practitioner
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing legal advice to the Governor.
  • Representing the Governor on civil matters as need arises.
  • Keeping abreast of legal and policy developments.
  • Providing legal support to the Governor including briefs on legislation as well as preparing amendments where appropriate.
  • Identifying strategic priority areas that require Law Reforms.
  • Undertaking legal research.
Remuneration:
  • Salary Scale: KSh.138, 501-195,000 p.m
  • House Allowance: Ksh.20, 000p.m
  • Commuter Allowance Ksh: 16,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service: Contract
2. Public Relations Officer 
(1 Post)
 
Requirement for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Public Relations, Corporate Communication Studies, Media Studies/Sciences from a recognized university in Kenya.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five years in Public Communication; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Development and distribution of Press Releases and other materials to the media.
  • Coordinating and organizing press teams for prompt and effective coverage of the Governor’s functions
  • Drafting speeches and talking notes for the Governor; and
  • Any other duties as May be assigned.
Remuneration:
  • Salary Scale: KSh.48, 190 -65,290 p.m
  • House Allowance: Ksh.17, 000p.m
  • Commuter Allowance Ksh: 8,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service: Contract
3. Information Communication System Manager
(1 Post)
 
Requirement for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related disciplines from a recognized university in Kenya.
  • A Masters Degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related disciplines from a recognized university in Kenya.
  • Demonstrated professional ability, initiative and competence in organizing and directing work; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Developing and managing Information Technology policies and programmes within the County.
  • Planning, developing and implementing the IS budget.
  • Researching and installing new systems, benchmarking state-of- the-art practices and adhering to legal regulations including software licensing laws.
  • Providing strategic operating systems and hardware direction for the County
  • Sustaining information systems results by defining, delivering, and supporting systems and   auditing application of systems
  • Enhancing information systems results by identifying information systems technology opportunities and developing application strategies
  • Maintaining staff by facilitating recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees; and
  • Accomplishing information systems staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees, initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies and procedures.
Note: Possession of relevant professional qualifications in ICT such as Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information System Analyst (CISA), Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP), or Cisco, Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) shall be an added Advantage.
 
Remuneration:
  • Salary Scale: ksh.138, 501-195,000 p.m
  • House Allowance: Ksh.20, 000p.m
  • Commuter Allowance Ksh: 16,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service: Contract
Note: Candidates wishing to apply for the above positions should seek clearance from the following agencies:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department
Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.
 
How to Apply
 
All applications should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport, and other relevant supporting documents.
 
The positions applied for should be indicated on top of the envelope.
 
Applications should be submitted to:
 
Secretary
County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 220-30700
Iten
 
Email: emcounty2013@gmail.com
 
All applications should reach this office on or before 31st July, 2013.

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