13 Government Jobs in Kenya – Lamu

Senior Supply Chain Management Officer
The Lamu County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per Sections 59 of the County Governments Acts.
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Qualifications

·         Served in the grade of Supply Chain Management Officer I (JIG lc) or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         A Diploma in supplies management or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         Management course lasting not less than three (3) weeks;
·         A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following:- Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing, Law or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Personal Qualities
·         Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce;
·         Good knowledge in the professional field of specialization;
·         Good communication skills;
·         Ability to take instructions;
·         Good organizational and supervisory skills.
Core Competencies
·         Team playing skills;
·         Accuracy;
·         Care for resources;
·         Manual dexterity;
·         Execution of instruction;
·         Interpersonal skills;
·         Analytical skills;
·         Record Management skills.

Responsibilities

·         An officer at this level will be expected to supervise and provide guidance and advise in areas pertaining to Supply Chain Management to officers working under the officer;
·         Assisting in procurement, preparation of procurement plans, market survey and research;
·         Disposal of stores and equipment in accordance to the laid down regulations and procedures;
·         Preparation of periodic and annual Supply Chain Management reports/returns.

Chief Accountant
Job Group M 1
Post REF: LCPSB/ADV/2017/12
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Qualifications

·         Served in the grade of Senior Accountant, Job Group or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         A Bachelors degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) and passed Part II of the Certificate Public Accountants (CPA) Examination. OR Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent;
·         Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from the Kenya School of Government or any other recognized institution;
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
·         Be a member of a recognized professional body.
Key Competencies
·         Interpersonal skills including being a team player;
·         Integrity and commitment to producing results;
·         Proven working attitude and ability to give and take instructions; and
·         Ability to get on well with the diverse work force;
Personal Qualities
·         Good knowledge in the professional field of specialization;
·         Good communication skills;
·         Ability to take instructions;
·         Good organizational and supervisory skills.
Core Skills
·         Team playing skills;
·         Accuracy;
·         Care for resources;
·         Manual dexterity
·         Execution of instructions;
·         Interpersonal skills;
·         Analytical skills;
·         Records Management skills.

Responsibilities

·         A Chief Accountant will be deployed to head one or more divisions of an Accounting Unit. Work at this level will be similar to those performed by the Senior Accountant but of wider scope and higher complexity including planning, directing, coordinating, supervising areas of control, training and development of staff under him/ her, setting targets for the division and may occasionally be required to undertake ad hoc assignments relating to accounting services. In addition the officer may be called upon to assist in preparations of final accounts;
·         The officer will be responsible for timely and accurate preparation of consolidated management reports and may occasionally be called upon to assist in preparation of final accounts. He / She will be responsible for providing guidance to officers under him/ her to achieve the desired results. The officer will be responsible for safe custody of Government assets and records under him/her.

Supply Chain Management Officer II
REF: LCPSB/ADV/2017/16
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Commerce, Business Administration (Supplies Management option). Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing or the equivalent from a recognized institution.
Personal Qualities
·         Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce;
·         Good knowledge in the professional field of specialization;
·         Good communication skills;
·         Ability to take instructions;
·         Good organizational and supervisory skills.
Core Competencies
·         Team playing skills;
·         Accuracy;
·         Care for resources;
·         Manual dexterity;
·         Execution of instruction; Interpersonal skills;
·         Analytical skills;
·         Record Management skills.

Responsibilities

·         The officer %NW be deployed in specialized areas e.g warehousing, distribution management, fleet management;
·         Disposal of stores and equipment
·         Procurement;
·         Market surveys and research:
·         Inventory and stock control.

Supply Chain Management Assistant
REF: LCPSB/ADV/2017/17
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Qualifications

·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (minus); and
·         A Diploma in Supplies Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Personal Qualities
·         Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce;
·         Good knowledge in the professional field of specialization;
·         Good communication skills:
·         Ability to take instructions;
·         Good organizational and supervisory skills. Core Competencies
·         Team playing skills;
·         Accuracy;
·         Care for resources;
·         Manual dexterity;
·         Execution of instruction;
·         Interpersonal skills;
·         Analytical skills;
·         Record Management skills.

Responsibilities

·         Issuing and receiving of stores
·         Electronic Requisition Management;
·         Electronic Records Management;
·         Assist in stock taking;
·         Reconciliation, preparation and maintenance of records;
·         Assist in market survey;
·         Work under close supervision of a senior officer.

Accountant I
Job Group K
REF:LCPSB/AD/2017/13
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.

Responsibilities

·         An officer at this level will be responsible for accounting operation, including verification of vouchers and committal documents in accordance with laid down rules and regulations;
·         Data capture, maintenance of primary records such as cashbooks, ledger, vote books,
·         Registers and preparation of simple management reports e.g imprest and expenditure returns etc. He/ she will be responsible for the safe custody of Government records and assets under him/her, analysis of the below the line accounts and may be deployed as a cashier where duties will entail receiving duly processed payment and receipt vouchers;
·         Writing cheques and posting payments and receipt vouchers in the cash books;
·         Balancing and ruling of the cash books on daily basis;
·         Arranging for withdrawal of cash for office use and ensuring safety of the same at all times;
·         Extracting and providing cash liquidity analysis;
·         Ensuring security of cheques and cheque books;
·         Preparation of expenditure and Authority to Incur Expenditure (AlE) funding returns on quartly basis ;
·         Preparation of Appropriation in Aid (AIA) returns on quarterly basis;
·         Paying personal and merchant claims guided by cash balances in the cash books and treasury regulations; and
·         Receipting of all money due and payable to government.

Qualifications

·         A Bachelors degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) and passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination; OR Passed Part Ill of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its approved recognized equivalent qualification;
·         Knowledge of computer application;
·         Shown merit and ability in work performance and results.
Personal Qualities
·         Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce;
·         Good knowledge in the professional field of specialization;
·         Good communication and supervisory skills;
Core Competencies
·         Team playing skills;
·         Accuracy;
·         Care for resources;
·         Manual dexterity;
·         Execution of instructions;
·         Interpersonal skills;
·         Analytical skills;
·         Records Management skills.

Chief Internal Auditor
Job Group ‘M’ 1
Post REF: LCPSB/ADV/2017/18
Terms of Service: Permanent &Pensionable

Key Competencies

·         Interpersonal skills including being a team player;
·         Integrity and commitment to producing results;
·         Proven working attitude and ability to give and take instruction; and
·         Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce;
·         Good organizational and supervisory skills;
·         Records Management skills;
·         Care for resource;
·         Coachable.

Responsibilities

·         A Chief Internal Auditor will head one or more divisions of an Internal Audit Unit.
·         Work at this level will be of wider scope and higher complexity including planning, directing, coordinating, supervising areas of control, training and development of staff under him/ her, setting targets for the division and may occasionally be required to undertake ad hoc assignments relating to audit services;
·         The officer will be responsible for timely and accurate preparation of consolidated management reports and may occasionally be called upon to assist in preparation of final accounts.
·         He / She will be responsible for providing guidance to officers under him/ her to achieve the desired results.
·         The officer will be responsible for safe custody of Government assets and records under him/her

Internal Auditor II
Job Group ‘J’
REF: LCPSB/ADV/2017/19
Terms of Service: Permanent &Pensionable

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized institution or any other relevant equivalent qualification.
·         OR Passed Part H of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent qualification.
·         Knowledge of computer application;
·         Proof of merit and ability in work performance and results.
Personal Qualities
·         Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce;
·         Good knowledge in the professional field of specialization;
·         Good communication skills;
·         Ability to take instructions;
·         Good organizational and supervisory skills.
Core Values
·         Team playing skills;
·         Accuracy;
·         Care of resources;
·         Manual dexterity;
·         Execution of instructions;
·         Interpersonal skills;
·         Analytical skills;
·         Records management skills.

Responsibilities

·         Reviewing internal control systems in operation and report on any weakness;
·         Undertaking specific audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and reports as required by his / her supervisor;
·         Reviewing budgetary controls on issuance of authority to incur expenditure and commitments;
·         Reviewing internal controls on revenue/ appropriation — In- Aid collection and accounting from time to time;
·         Advise on deviations from approved levels;
·         Ensuring government assets, plant and equipment, supplies, stores etc are appropriately recorded in relevant registers and are maintained and kept safely.

Ward Administrator
REF: LCPSB/ADV/201 7/22
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable.

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public Administration; Business Administration/ Management, Community Development or any other Social Science; plus a certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution OR
·         Diploma in any of the following discipline:- Public Administration; Business. Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social science; plus a Supervisory Management course or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
·         Have experience of five (5) years in administrative/ Management in public/private sector;
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
·         Good interpersonal and communication skills;
·         Ability to learn new skills; and
·         Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Responsibilities

·         Overseeing effective service delivering in the area of jurisdiction;
·         Developing programmes and projects to empower the community;
·         Coordinating and facilitating citizen participation in the development of policies, plans and delivery of service;
·         Facilitating inter- governmental relations and conflict resolutions;
·         Overseeing safe custody of county government assets in the area of jurisdiction;
·         Coordinating and liaising with other directorates and departments in the area of jurisdiction;
·         Ensuring compliance with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements;
·         Ensure compliance national values and principles of good governance;
·         Coordinating citizen participation in governance in the area of jurisdiction;
·         Enhancing administrative capacity for effective functions and governance at the local level;
·         Identifying development projects;
·         Disseminating information to the public; and
·         Providing linkage between the office and the community.

Hospitality Officer
Job Group ‘P’ 1(Post)
Terms of Service: Permanent &Pensionable

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public Administration; Business Administration / Management, Community Development or any other Social Science;
·         Must have at least two (2) years’ experience in the relevant field.
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
·         Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Responsibilities

·         Organize and coordinate event to ensure maximum efficiency;
·         Supervise and evaluate support staffs;
·         Ensure supplies and equipment are adequate in quality and quality;
·         Handle customer complaints when necessary;
·         Assume responsibility of budgeting and monitoring in hospitality related expenses;
·         Enforce adherence to regulations and quality standards;
·         Ensure all records are kept properly and consistently;
·         Review and prepare reports for senior management;
·         Ensuring excellent service delivery to public and stakeholders experience.


Quantity Surveyor
Job Group ‘L’ (1Post)
REF: LCPSB/ADV/2017/27
Terms of Service: Permanent &Pensionable

Requirements

·         A Bachelor of Arts degree in building economics/ quantity surveying.
·         Must have at least three (3) years’ experience in the relevant field;
·         Must be a registered member of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK) or Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK);
·         Certificate in Computer applications from a recognized institution; and
·         Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Responsibilities

·         Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and / or the client;
·         Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work:
·         Assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies;
·         Perform risk, value management and cost control;
·         Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks;
·         Prepare and analyse costing for tender;
·         Allocate work to subcontractors;
·         Provide advice on contractual claims;
·         Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports:
·         Value completed work and arrange payments;
·         Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
·         Understand the implications of health and safety regulations.
How to Apply
Applicants must attach photocopies of the following documents:
1.      National Identity Card
2.     Academic and Professional Certificates.
3.     Valid Clearance Certificate of Good Conduct, Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Credit Reference Bureau (CRB), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax Compliance.
4.     Any other relevant supporting documents.
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to:
The Secretary
Lamu County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 536-80500
Lamu.
Important information
·         The applications should reach the County Public Service Board Office on or Before 8th December, 2017
·         Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
·         Youth, Women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.

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