Monday, 1 July 2013

Kajiado County Assembly Service Board Chief Finance Officer, Accountant, HR Officer and Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kajiado County Government
 
Kajiado County Assembly Service Board
 
Vacancies
 
The Kajiado County Assembly Service Board is the body mandated by the law to, among other functions, constitute offices in the County Assembly service, and appointing and supervising office holders. 
In pursuance of this function, the Board seeks to recruit highly qualified, results oriented and self motivated personnel to the following offices in the service of the Assembly:

1. Chief Finance Officer / Head, Department of Finance
 
This Office will be responsible to the Clerk for the efficient management of financial services in the Assembly. 
The duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Advising the Clerk on financial and accounting matters
  • Developing and executing financial and accounting management and control systems in line with the Public Finance Management Act, 2012
  • Issuing financial management instructions and maintaining effective internal control systems
  • Coordinating the budget formulation, preparation, execution, accounting and reporting.
  • Monitoring, evaluating and overseeing the management of public finances and economic affairs of the Assembly
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Clerk
For appointment to this position, a candidate must:
  • Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in Finance/Commerce/Accounting from a recognized university (a Masters degree or other additional qualifications will be an added advantage)
  • Be a holder of CPA (K) or ACCA qualifications
  • Be a registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Have at least 5 years post qualification experience, at least two of which must have been in a managerial/supervisory level
2. Accountant
 
This Office will report to and assist the Chief Finance Officer/Head, Department of Finance and discharge similar duties and responsibilities, and/or any other duty as may be assigned by the Clerk
 
For appointment to this position, a candidate must:
  • Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in Finance/Commerce/Accounting/Economics from a recognized university (a Masters degree or other additional qualifications will be an added advantage)
  • Be a holder of CPA (K) or ACCA qualifications
  • Be a registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Have at least 5 years post qualification experience
3. Human Resource Officer/ Head, Department of Human Resources and Administration
 
This Office will be responsible to the Clerk for the efficient management of human resource function and administration. 
The duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Advising the Clerk on human resource and administration matters
  • Establishing human resource systems, structures and procedures
  • Coordinating matters and systems relating to human resource, staffing, deployment and remuneration in the Assembly
  • Providing direction on strategic human resource planning, organization and development
  • Training and capacity development for the Hon. Members of the County Assembly and staff.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Clerk
For appointment to this position, a candidate must:
 
a. Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in Human Resource management or any other relevant and comparable qualification from a recognized university. (a Masters degree or other additional qualifications will be an added advantage)
 
b. Be a registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya
 
c. Have at least 5 years post qualification experience, at least two of which must have been in a managerial/supervisory level
 
4. Procurement Officer
 
This Office will head the Procurement Unit and be responsible to the Clerk for the efficient management of supply chain management services in the Assembly. 
The duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Advising the Clerk on supply chain/procurement matters
  • Establishing, managing and coordinating the procurement systems, structures and procedures in the Assembly
  • Providing guidance on procurement policies and procedures including the implementation of all procurement laws, regulations and policies.
  • Providing overall guidance on contract design and management
  • Providing guidance on the disposal of the assets of the County Assembly
  • Undertaking capacity building in matters of procurement for the staff of the County Assembly.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Clerk
For appointment to this position, a candidate must:
 
a. Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in Procurement/Supply Chain Management from a recognized university. (a Masters degree or other additional qualifications will be an added advantage)
 
b. Be a registered member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supplies (CIPS), Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or any other relevant professional association
 
c. Have at least 3 years post qualification experience, at least one of which must have been in a managerial/supervisory level

Interested candidates should send their application letters, enclosing up to-date CV’s giving details of day time contacts, names and contacts of three referees; copies of the relevant certificates, testimonials and Identity Cards or Passport so as to be received by Tuesday, 16th July, 2013 at 5.00 pm at the following address:
 
The Interim Clerk,
Kajiado County Assembly
Kajiado County Assembly Chambers
P.O. Box 11-01100, 
Kajiado.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further, and will be scrutinized under the guidelines of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

D.O. Konyango
The Interim Clerk, 
Kajiado County Assembly

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