Wajir County Assembly Jobs in Kenya June 2014

 

Republic of Kenya

Wajir County Assembly

Office of the Clerk
Vacancies Re-Advertisement

The County Assembly Service Board of Wajir invites applications from suitably qualified Kenya citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

Principal Human Resource Management Officer

1 Position

Duties and Responsibilities

The job holder will be responsible for the effective organization and administration of Human Resource Management Services with a view of ensuring that employees are properly facilitated for effective performance and productivity.
This will be done through:
  • Staffing, HR Planning, Promotions and Deployment;
  • Compensation and regular job evaluation;
  • Job performance entailing development of job description and specifications, performance appraisal, training and development, incentive structures and enforcing discipline;
  • Employee relations and welfare issues;
  • Development of HR Policy, Rules, Regulations and Policy, including Terms and Conditions of Service;
  • Pursuant to the foregoing, develop and install the following systems:
  1. HR Audit systems
  2. Job Evaluation tools
  3. Schemes of Service
  4. HR Manuals
  5. Payroll systems
Requirements for Appointment
  • Served for at least five (5) years in a Human Resource Office in a legislative body or its equivalent in the public service;
  • A Masters degree in Human Resources Management;
  • A thorough understanding of Human Resource Management policies, regulations and employee relations;
  • Demonstrable high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of human resource;
  • Understanding of Labour laws and other statutes that impact on human resource management.
Principal Finance Officer
1 Position

Duties and Responsibilities

The job holder is responsible for:
  • Preparation of Budgets for the Recurrent and Development Votes for the County Assembly
  • Preparation of quarterly expenditure reports and forecasts as a basis for discussions with the County Controller of Budget for release of funds from the County Treasury Fund.
  • Initiation of proposals seeking funds for additional expenditure and reallocation of voted funds during the year 
  • Monitoring of expenditure and projects through vote controls, including program implementation on a periodic basis and ensuring that timely corrective action is taken. 
  • Preparation of Budgets for the Recurrent and Development Votes for the County Assembly
  • Preparation of quarterly expenditure reports and forecasts as a basis for discussions with the County Controller of Budget for release of funds from the County Treasury Fund.
  • Initiation of proposals seeking funds for additional expenditure and reallocation of voted funds during the year
  • Monitoring of expenditure and projects through vote controls, including program implementation on a periodic basis and ensuring that timely corrective action is taken.
  • Ensure that there is optimum utilization of public funds.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
  • A degree in Economics, Finance or Accounting OR related discipline from a recognized university.
  • CPA (K).
  • Masters degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable professional competence in Financial Management in the public sector;
  • A candidate must have satisfactorily served in a related position for a minimum period of three (3) years.
Principal Legal Counsel

Duties and responsibilities

The Principal Legal counsel shall be responsible to the Clerk for:
  • Drafting of Private Members’ Bills.
  • Drafting of amendments to Bills to be proposed to the Assembly by any Member of Assembly or any Committee of Assembly
  • Giving legal interpretation of Acts and Bills and generally giving legal advice on matters relating to the County Assembly
  • Providing legal advice to the County Assembly, Assembly Committees, the Speaker, the County Assembly Service Board, individual Members and the Clerk
  • Ensuring that Bills passed by the County Assembly comply with the Constitution
  • Legal representation of the County Assembly and the County Assembly Service Board in court proceedings.
Requirements for appointment
  • Have a Bachelor of Laws degree.
  • Be admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Be registered as a Commissioner of Oaths.
  • Be in possession of a current practicing certificate.
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • A master’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Have knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than Seven (7) years as a legal practitioner.
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • And Have proficiency in the use of basic computer applications.
Principal Internal Auditor

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Clerk of the County Assembly, the job holder will be responsible in the following areas;
  • Co-ordination, control of the operations of internal audit department.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of high audit standards in the department.
  • Monitoring and constantly reviewing of audit programmes for all the sections in the department.
  • Organization, planning, coordinating and control of the audit activities
Requirements
  • A Bachelors degree in Economics, Finance or Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (K)
  • 5 years post- qualification audit experience in a reputable institution;
  • Must be registered with the relevant professional body in Kenya
  • At least three years experience in management in a reputable organization
Candidates interested in the above position must have the following clearances:
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • A Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • A tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • A Certificate from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
Payment of Salary to the above positions

Assembly scale (10) Salary job Group Q

Basic salary
  • Minimum: 89,748
  • Maximum: 120,270
House allowance 
  • Minimum: 40,000
  • Maximum: 40,000
Other allowance 
  • Minimum: 14,000
  • Maximum: 14,000
Total
  • Minimum: 143,748
  • Maximum: 174,270
Application Criteria

Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit their application letters, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating their telephone number, Copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card Or Passport, and other relevant Supporting documents 

In addition, applicants should submit certificate of clearance from; The Ethics & Anti – corruption Commission, Higher Education Loans Board, Criminal Investigations Department and The Kenya Revenue Authority as part Of compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Application should be delivered in Sealed envelope and clearly indicate the position applied for and be addressed to;

The Secretary
Wajir County Assembly Service Board
P.O. Box 495-70200
Wajir

Closing Date: 7th July, 2014.

Any application received after this date shall not be considered. 
Applications should be hand delivered to the clerk’s office during working hours. 
Only short listed Candidates will be contacted.

Osman Mohammed Adan
Clerk / Secretary – Wajir County Assembly Service Board

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