Massive Recruitment by the Government of Kenya – NACOSTI


Chief Analyst, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Sciences
Grade ST 3
REF:CAIIC/1/2/2018
Reporting to the Director, Scheduled Sciences, the Chief Analyst will undertake the following
Responsibilities
·         Develop draft policy briefs for advisory and priority setting within Infrastructure,
·         Implement programmes for the promotion and awareness creation on the research system within
·         Infrastructure, Information and Communication Sciences;
·         Propose priority programmes for the development of Infrastructure, Information and
·         Provide input into the review of applications for registration of research institutions and licensing of research
·         projects in Infrastructure, Information and Communication Sciences;
·         Provide secretariat to the Infrastructure, Information and Communication Sciences
·         Prepare position papers in Infrastructure, Information and Communication Sciences;
Requirements
·         Bachelors degree in any Engineering field, Computer Science, Architectural Sciences and Construction Management, or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Masters degree in any Engineering field, specified in (i) above or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         At least ten (10) years relevant work experience in a public or private institution
·         At least three (3) years’ experience in management
·         Demonstrated results in work performance
·         Membership to a relevant professional body where applicable
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
Demonstrate the following key competencies and skills:
·         Proficiency in IT;
·         Communication and reporting skills;
·         Strategic thinking;
·         Analytical skills;
·         Interpersonal and negotiation skills;
·         Integrity;
·         Team player;
Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;

Chief Analyst, Humanities & Social Sciences
GRADE ST 3
REF:CAHSS/2/2/2018
Reporting to the Director, Scheduled Sciences, the Chief Analyst will undertake the following
Responsibilities
·         Develop draft policy briefs for advisory and priority setting within Humanities and Social Sciences;
·         Implement programmes for the promotion and awareness creation on the research system within Humanities and Social Sciences;
·         Propose priority programmes for the development of Humanities and Social Sciences;
·         Provide input into the review of applications for registration of research institutions and licensing of research projects in Humanities and Social Sciences;
·         Provide secretariat to the Humanities and Social Sciences Advisory Research Committee;
·         Prepare position papers in Humanities and Social Sciences;
Requirements
·         Bachelors degree in a subject area within the Humanities and Social Sciences field (Linguistics, Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Religious Studies, Geography, Psychology, Archeology, Anthropology, Philosophy, History, Demography, Theology)or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Masters degree in a subject area within the Humanities and Social Sciences field specified in (i) above or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         At least ten (10) years relevant work experience in a public or private institution;
At least three (3) years’ experience in management;
·         Demonstrated results in work performance;
·         Membership to a relevant professional body where applicable;
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
Demonstrate the following key competencies and skills:
·         Proficiency in IT;
·         Communication and reporting skills;
·         Strategic thinking;
·         Analytical skills;
·         Interpersonal and negotiation skills;
·         Integrity;
·         Team player;
·         Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;

Senior Corporate Communication Officer
GRADE ST 5
REF: SCCO/5/2/2018
Reporting to the Principal Corporate Communications, the Senior Corporate Communication Officer.
Responsibilities
·         Provide input in the development of communication strategy and policy;
·         Organize corporate events;
·         Develop information, education and communication materials;
·         Liaise with departments to generate content material for dissemination;
·         Assist in promoting a positive corporate image of the Commission;
·         Coordinate the implementation of corporate social responsibility programs;
·         Handle complaints in the Commission;
Requirements
·         Bachelor’s degree in Communications or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Master’s Degree in Communication or equivalent from a recognized university as an added advantage;
·         Professional qualification and membership where applicable;
·         Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
·         At least four (4) years’ work experience;
·         Demonstrated results in work performance;
·         Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and

Senior Administration Officer
GRADE ST 5
REF: SAO/6/2/2018
Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services,
Responsibilities
·         Maintaining an inventory register;
·         Ensure assets are insured;
·         Manage Office transport system;
·         Ensure maintenance of office equipment, facilities and assets;
·         Generate reports on operations, maintenance and utilization;
Requirements
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Supervisory skills course lasting not less two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
·         Fleet management is an added advantage;
·         At least four (4) years relevant work experience in public or private institution;
·         Demonstrated results in work performance;
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution;
·         Proficiency in ICT;

Human Resource Officer
GRADE ST 6
REF: HRO/7/2/2018
Reporting to the Senior Human Resource Officer
Responsibilities
·         Verify information relating to recruitment and performance appraisal;
·         Assist in payroll administration;
·         Assist in updating human resource records in an accurate and timely manner;
·         Draft correspondences;
·         Process, monitor employee leave records and ensure timely reports;
·         Assist human resources recruitment, performance appraisal;
·         Liaise with the insurance, pension, medical providers; and
·         Assist in coordinating health and safety programs, HIV/AIDS Prevention, gender, disability mainstreaming, Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse.
Requirements
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Membership to the Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing;
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
Demonstrate the following key competencies and skills:
·         Proficiency in IT;
·         Planning skills;
·         Communication and reporting skills;
·         Interpersonal skills;
·         Team player; and
·         Integrity

Supply Chain Management Officer
GRADE ST 6
REF: SCMO/8/2/2018
Responsibilities
·         Source for goods, works and services as per the procurement law;
·         Raise purchase orders for goods and services for approval;
·         Liaise with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services;
·         Maintain and update a list of prequalified suppliers;
·         Assist in undertaking market surveys to ensure the Commission obtains value for money;
·         Ensure safe custody of all procurements records;
·         Participate in the opening quotations;
Requirements
·         Bachelor’s degree in Procurement & Supplies Management, Business Administration, or other relevant field from a recognized institution;
·         Member of professional body either KISM or CIPS;
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution; and
Demonstrate the following Key Competencies and skills:
·         Proficient in IT;
·         Planning skills;
·         Oral and written communication skills;
·         Integrity;

Deputy Director Internal Audit
GRADE ST 3
REF: DDIA/4/2/2018
Reporting to the Commission Board, the Deputy Director, Internal Audit will head the Internal Audit Department.
Responsibilities
·         Developing and coordinating implementation of audit strategies, policies and procedures to ensure achievement of Commission’s objectives;
·         Preparing and coordinating the implementation of the risk based annual audit plan in consultation with Management and Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board;
·         Coordinating the preparation of audit reports on completion of each assignment to ensure timely issuance to Management for implementation of recommended actions;
·         Monitoring progress and effectiveness of action taken to implement audit recommendations received from both internal and external audits;
·         Coordinating execution of special audits/investigations;
·         Preparing and presenting quarterly audit reports to the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board;
·         Providing secretariat duties to the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board;
·         Evaluating the performance of staff in the Department to ascertain efficiency and effectiveness in work performance in meeting the objectives of the function; and
·         Developing budgets and work plans to match operational requirements with available funds, control and manage the budget and expenditure.
Requirements
·         Masters degree in Business Administration (Accounting/Finance Option) or relevant field from a recognized institution;
·         Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or relevant field from a recognized university;
·         CPA (K)/ACCA finalist;
·         CIA/CISA;
·         Member of ICPAK in good standing;
·         Member of the IIA/ISACA in good standing;
·         At least ten (10) years’ relevant experience gained from a reputable public or private organization;
·         At least three (3) years’ experience in management;
·         Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
·         Demonstrated results in work performance
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution; and
Demonstrate the following key competencies and skills:
·         Proficiency in IT;
·         Communication and reporting skills;
·         Strategic thinking;
·         Analytical skills;
·         Interpersonal and negotiation skills;
·         Integrity;
·         Team player;
·         Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;

Deputy Director, Supply Chain Management
GRADE ST3
REF: DDSCM/3/2/2018
Reporting to the Director General, the Deputy Director, Supply Chain Management will head the Supply Chain Management Department
Responsibilities
·         Developing and coordinating the preparation of annual procurement and disposal plans and their implementation;
·         Coordinating procurement and disposal activities in the Commission;
·         Preparing contract documents for goods, works and services;
·         Custodian of contract documents;
·         Liaising with the user department to ensure effective implementation of contracts for goods, works and services;
·         Providing secretariat to committees incidental to procurement of goods and services, and disposal of assets;
·         Coordinating disposal of assets activities;
·         Providing professional advice on procurement of goods, works and services and disposal of assets;
·         Preparing statutory reports to Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA); and
·         Reviewing procurement needs of the Commission.
Requirements
·         Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Procurement and Supplies Management, or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, logistics or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Diploma in Supplies Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         Member of professional body, either KISM or CIPS in good standing;
·         Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
·         At least ten (10) years relevant work experience in public or private institution;
·         At least three (3) years’ experience in management;
·         Demonstrated results in work performance;
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and

Analyst, Physical, Industrial & Energy Sciences
GRADE ST 6
REF:APES/11/2/2018
Working under the guidance and supervision of the Chief Analyst
Responsibilities
·         Assist in collecting and collating data/information in studies designed for policy advisory and priority setting within Physical, Industrial and Energy Science;
·         Assist in the organization of documentation within Physical, Industrial and Energy Science for dissemination to stakeholders;
·         Assist in the preparation of policy briefs within Physical, Industrial and Energy Science;
·         Assist in organizing fora to disseminate new knowledge and emerging technologies Physical, Industrial and Energy Science;
·         Assist in carrying out promotion activities within Physical, Industrial and Energy Science;
Requirements
·         Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

Analyst, Humanities & Social Sciences
GRADE ST 6
REF:AHSS/10/2/2018
Working under the guidance and supervision of the Chief Analyst.
Responsibilities
·         Assist in collecting and collating data/information in studies designed for policy advisory and priority setting within Humanities and Social Sciences;
·         Assist in the organization of documentation within Humanities and Social Sciences for dissemination to stakeholders;
·         Assist in the preparing of policy briefs within Humanities and Social Sciences;
·         Assist in organizing fora to disseminate new knowledge and emerging technologies in Humanities and Social Sciences;
·         Assist in carrying out promotion activities within Humanities and Social Sciences;
Requirements
·         Bachelor’s degree in a subject area within the Humanities and Social Sciences (Linguistics, Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Religious Studies, Geography, Psychology, Archeology, Anthropology, Philosophy, History, Demography, Theology) from a recognized university;
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

Analyst, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Sciences
GRADE ST 6
REF:AIIC/9/2/2018
Working under the guidance and supervision of the Chief Analyst
Responsibilities
·         Assist in collecting and collating data/information in studies designed for policy advisory and priority setting within Infrastructure, Information and Communications Sciences;
·         Assist in the organization of documentation within Infrastructure, Information and Communications Sciences for dissemination to stakeholders;
·         Assist in the preparing of policy briefs within Infrastructure, Information and Communications Sciences;
·         Assist in organizing fora to disseminate new knowledge and emerging technologies in Infrastructure,
·         Information and Communications Sciences;
·         Assist in carrying out promotion activities within Infrastructure, Information and Communications Sciences;
Requirements
·         Bachelor’s degree in any Engineering field, Computer Science, Architectural Sciences and Construction Management or equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

Records Management Officer
GRADE ST 7
2 Positions
REF: RMO/12/2/2018
Working under the guidance of a Senior Officer
Responsibilities
·         Assist in implementation of records management policies and procedures
·         Capture and maintain records and files
·         Maintain records of movement of documents and correspondences
·         Maintain classification and indexing of records
·         Ensure effective management of research correspondence
Requirements
·         Diploma in Records Management, Information Management, Information Science, Library Science or equivalent from a recognized Institution.
·         Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
How to Apply
Interested Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications enclosing copies of updated Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates. Additionally, they should provide names of three (3) referees one of whom must be an immediate or past supervisor. A copy of National Identity Card, details of Remuneration History and Current contact MUST be provided.
Applications MUST clearly indicate the Reference Number of the Vacancy applied for and should be sent by post or hand delivered to:
The Director General
National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
NACOSTI Headquarters Building, Kabete Off Waiyaki Way
P.O. Box 30623 – 00100
Nairobi, KENYA
On or before 5.00 p.m. 4th December 2018
The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified Kenyans are encouraged to apply. Women, Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Note: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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