Massive Recruitment by the Government of Kenya - Kenya School of Government


Corporate Communications Officer II
KSG 9
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Prepare press materials for press releases and publications
·         Implement activities for the unit
·         Create and maintain a database of press and other organizations contacts;
·         Develop and publishing in house newsletters
·         Draft materials for publication
·         Prepare reports on the activities of the unit
·         File and maintain records for the unit
Research Assistant
KSG 9
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Data collection, codification and analyses
·         Providing technical support to faculty in research work
·         Carrying literature review
·         Compilation of bibliographic data
·         Administration of questionnaires
·         Provide rapporteur services
·         Proof reading of research materials
·         Assisting in writing scientific papers including literature review
Requirements
·         Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university in the relevant field
·         A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·         Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates in any of the following fields:
1.      Leadership & Management
2.     Public Finance
3.     Public Administration and Governance
4.     Devolution
5.     Project Management
6.     Monitoring and Evaluation
·         Demonstrate ability to conduct research
·         Proficiency in use of computer software for data analysis
·         A valid certificate of good conduct
·         Good interpersonal skills
Research Fellow I
KSG 7
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Preparation of research proposal
·         Preparation of proposals for research grants
·         Data collection, codification and analysis
·         Dissemination of research output
·         Provide technical support to faculty
·         Assist in preparation of research reports
·         Preparation of course materials
·         Participate in delivery of training
·         Coordination of courses and programs
·         Preparation of research proposals and consultancy bids,
·         Supervision of research students
Requirements
·         Satisfactory performance at Research Fellow II for at least three (3) years
·         Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university in relevant field
·         Master’s Degree from a recognised university in relevant field
·         Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates in any of the following fields:
·          
1.      Leadership & Management
2.     Public Finance
3.     Public Administration and Governance
4.     Devolution
5.     Project Management
6.     Monitoring and Evaluation
·         Ability to carry out research and consultancy assignments
·         Ability to carry out quantitative and qualitative analysis using appropriate computer software
·         Evidence of previous participation in research and consultancy work
·         Be a member of a recognized and relevant professional body in good standing
·         A valid certificate of good conduct
·         Good interpersonal skills
Senior Research Fellow 
KSG 6
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Preparation of research proposal
·         Preparation of proposals for research grants
·         Data collection, codification and analysis
·         Dissemination of research output
·         Provide technical support to faculty
·         Preparation of research reports including publications
·         Preparation of course materials
·         Participate in delivery of training
·         Coordination of courses and programs
·         Preparation of research proposals and consultancy bids,
·         Supervision of research students
·         Identification of public sector issues for policy research,
·         Presentation of scholarly papers in conferences and symposia
·         Establish linkages with public and private sector stakeholders
·         Establish networks of collaboration in training and research
Requirements
·         Satisfactory performance at Research Fellow II for at least three (3) years
·         Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university in relevant field
·         Master’s Degree from a recognised university in relevant field
·         Ability to carry out research and consultancy assignments
·         Ability to carry out quantitative and qualitative analysis using appropriate computer software
·         Evidence of previous participation in research and consultancy work
·         At least one (1) publication in a refereed journal or one book chapter 6
·         Be a member of a recognized relevant professional body where applicable
·         Evidence of management course attended at a recognized institution lasting at least four (4) weeks
·         Be a member of a recognized and relevant professional body in good standing
·         A valid certificate of good conduct
·         Good interpersonal skills

Senior Human Resource Management Officer
KSG 7
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Compile information relating to recruitment, appointments, promotions, transfers and human resource management information systems
·         Implement human resource management decisions within existing rules, regulations and procedures
·         Process cases for the Staff Advisory and Training Committees and implement decisions thereof
·         Carry out training needs assessment
·         Undertake evaluation of training programmes
·         Update and maintain human resource management and development records
·         Manage human resource information system
·         Analyze Human Resource Management issues and propose appropriate action
·         Interpret human resource regulations in regard to pensions, salary administration and labor laws
·         Analyze staffing levels and make proposals for succession planning
Requirements
·         Satisfactory performance at Human Resource Management Officer I grade or its equivalent for at least three (3) years
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent; Manpower Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution or
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Sociology, Business Administration, Public Administration, Commerce with Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent or Certified Public Secretaries Examination Part III or equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) Level II and III will be an added advantage
·         Evidence of management course attended at a recognized institution lasting at least four (4) weeks
·         Proficiency in Computer skills
·         Good interpersonal skills
·         Valid certificate of good conduct
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Principal Accountant (Credit Controller)

KSG 6
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Set up the terms and conditions of the receivable and payable balances
·         Deal with queries about payments, ensuring customers pay on time and negotiating re-payment plans
·         Set up credit control system
·         Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner
·         Maintain accurate records of all customers
·         Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness
·         Ensure that all transactions are compliant with KSG policies
·         Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms
·         Provide ad-hoc reporting as and when requested by management
·         Undertake account reconciliations as required
Requirements
·         Satisfactory performance at Senior Accountant grade or its equivalent for at least three (3) years
·         Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Accounting); Business Administration(Finance); Science in Finance; Science in Accounting or equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Accounting); Business Administration(Finance); Science in Finance; Science in Accounting or equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA); Part II of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA); or equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Competency with ERP System
·         Evidence of management course attended at a recognized institution lasting at least four (4) weeks
·         Valid certificate of good conduct
·         Proficiency in computer skills
·         Good interpersonal skills

Accountant II 
KSG 9
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Process payment
·         Prepare financial management reports
·         Carry out data capture in the financial system
·         File and retrieval of accountable documents
·         Issue withholding and value added tax certificate to suppliers
·         Verify vouchers and committal documents
·         Prepare and maintain financial records
·         Analyze the below the line accounts
·         Write cheques and post payments and receipt vouchers in the cashbooks
·         Balance the cashbooks on daily basis
·         Manage petty cash for office use
·         Prepare expenditure and Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE)
Requirements

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration(Accounting); Business Administration(Finance); Science in Finance; Science in Accounting or equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Part I of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA); Part I of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA); or equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Valid certificate of good conduct
·         Proficiency in computer skills
·         Good interpersonal skills

Principal Internal Auditor
KSG 6
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Assess compliance with Acts, regulations and Guides
·         Undertake special audit investigations
·         Prepare audit operational plans
·         Implement audit fieldwork strategy
·         develop Risk Based Annual audit plans with the Scope, nature and timing of audit activities
·         Undertake spot – checks
·         Conduct post audit reviews
·         Carry out risk assessment and develop management Guides
·         Carry out audit follow-ups on implementation of recommendations
·         Review Draft audit reports
·         Preparation of the timely quarterly reports to the Audit and Risk Management Committee
·         Review and assess operational, financial and management systems, policies, and Guides and recommend improvements; and
·         Coach and mentor Internal Audit Staff working under him/her
Requirements
·         Satisfactory performance at Senior Internal Auditor grade or its equivalent for at least three (3) years
·         Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance); Business Administration (Accounting); Masters of Science in Finance or equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting option), Commerce (Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option) or equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or Part III of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or equivalent from a recognized institution
·         from a recognized institution
·         Certified Internal Auditor (C.I.A)
·         Certified Information System Auditors (C.I.S.A)
·         Registration with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and in good standing
·         Evidence of management course attended at a recognized institution lasting at least four (4) weeks
·         Proficiency in computer skills
·         Good interpersonal skills
·         Valid certificate of good conduct
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Internal Auditor I (Information System Auditor)
KSG 8
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Carry out routine and special systems audits
·         Evaluate information system processes for efficiency, completeness and accuracy.
·         Analyse information systems and business protocols to ensure they are in tandem with each other.
·         Ensure acquisition, deployment and disposal of hardware and software are done in accordance with Kenya School of Government policy
·         Review and provide assurance on Information Security of the School
·         Monitor and evaluate utility of ICT facilities within the School.
Requirements
·         Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or equivalent
·         Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
·         Knowledge of Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs)
·         Two (2) years relevant experience
·         Excellent analytical skills
·         Excellent communication and report writing skills
·         Evidence of supervisory skills course attended at a recognized institution lasting at least two (2) weeks
·         Proficiency in ERP applications
·         Good interpersonal skills
·         Valid certificate of good conduct

Senior Supply Chain Management Officer 
KSG 7
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Undertake periodic stock take control
·         Maintain an up-to-date database of the School’s assets
·         Implement Supply Chain Management policies, Guides and procedures
·         Coordinate warehouse of goods and equipment
·         Monitor distribution of goods and services
·         Process documents for procurement of goods and service
·         Process documents for disposal of stores and equipment
·         Undertake procurement of goods and services
·         Carry out market surveys and research
·         Carry out inventory and stock control
·         Process of agenda for the tender committees
Requirements
·         Satisfactory performance at Supply Chain Management Officer I grade or its equivalent for at least three (3) years
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management; or equivalent; Procurement and Contract Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Evidence of management course attended at a recognized institution lasting at least four (4) weeks
·         Proficiency in computer skills
·         Good interpersonal skills
·         Valid certificate of good conduct

ICT Assistant
KSG 10
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Install computers and computer accessories for user
·         Diagnose and resolve simple computer related faults;
·         Carry out preventive maintenance
·         Provide user support, maintain computer systems and train users
·         Compile and maintain inventory of all computer, telecommunication equipment, computer accessories and software
·         Prepare Service Desk reports
·         Write and test simple computer programs according to instructions and specifications
·         Repair and maintain ICT equipment and associated accessories
Requirements
·         Diploma in Computer Science; Computer Programming; Computer Engineering; Information Technology; Information Science; Computer Studies; Business Information Technology or equivalent from a recognised institution
·         Good interpersonal skills
·         Valid certificate of good conduct
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

ICT Officer II

KSG 9
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Configure and maintain Local Area Network and Wide Area Network
·         Carry out systems analysis, design and programme specifications in liaison with users
·         Draw up hardware specifications for Information Communication Technology equipment
·         Configure new Information Communication Technology equipment;
·         Analyze, design, code, test, implement computer programs
·         Maintain a high Degree of user service for all support queries and adhere to all ICT service management principles
·         Design set-up and configuration of ICT systems and network systems
·         Carry out systems analysis, design and programme specifications in liaison with users
·         Develop, Install and test ICT systems, networks and upgrades
·         Resolve and restore operational issues and ICT services
·         Maintain primary and disaster recovery data centers
·         Carry out work and changes to the ICT infrastructure component
·         Administer and maintain LAN & WAN
·         Evaluate systems and ensure adherence to established performance standards
·         Follow up with vendors and service providers on warranty issues
·         Verify, validate and certification of Information Communication Technology equipment
Requirements
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science; Information Science or equivalent; Business Information Technology or equivalent from recognized institution
·         Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE); Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) or equivalent from recognized Institution
·         Evidence of super supervisory skills course attended at a recognized institution lasting at least two (2) weeks
·         Good interpersonal skills
·          
·         Valid certificate of good conduct

Senior ICT Officer
KSG 7
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Implement ICT systems and standards
·         Carry out feasibility studies for areas to be computerized
·         Evaluate systems and ensure adherence to established performance standard
·         Undertake appropriate data security and access controls with consideration to both local and wide area issues
·         Carry out preventive maintenance of ICT infrastructure
·         Carry out feasibility studies for areas to be computerized
·         Evaluate systems and ensure adherence to established performance standards
·         Maintain primary and disaster recovery data centres
·         Undertake changes to the ICT infrastructure components
·         Administer and maintain LAN & WAN
·         Compile progress reports on the operations of ICT systems
·         Ensure compliance with database vendor license agreement
·         Maintain backup and disaster recovery systems
Requirements
·         Satisfactory performance at Information Communication Technology Officer I grade or its equivalent for at least three (3) years
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science; Information Science or equivalent; Business Information Technology or equivalent from recognized institution
·         Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE); Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) or equivalent from recognized Institution
·         Evidence of lead management course attended at a recognized institution lasting at least four (4) weeks
·         Good interpersonal skills
·         Valid certificate of good conduct
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Driver III

KSG 13
Responsibilities
·         Drive a motor vehicle as authorized
·         Carry out routine checks on the vehicle cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure
·         Detect and report malfunctioning of vehicle systems
·         Appropriate maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned
·         Ensure security and safety for the vehicle on and off the road
·         Carry authorized passengers and/or goods
·         Carry out first aid
·         Ensure safety of the passengers and/or goods therein
·         Ensure overall vehicle maintenance and management
·         Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle
Requirements
·         Passed Practical Test for Drivers conducted by Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or National Transport and Safety Authority or National Youth Service
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C- or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution
·         A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive
·         At least two (2) years driving experience
·         First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John’s Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution
·         A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the National Police Service
·         Good interpersonal skills

Customer Relations Assistant II
KSG 13
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy. KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga, Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi. The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.
Responsibilities
·         Maintain Reception desk
·         Maintain good ambience in the reception area
·         Provide relevant information to visitors
·         Respond to visitors queries and telephone inquiries
·         Direct and guide visitors
·         Register and issue visitors passes
·         Log calls in the telephone calls register
·         Check the utilization of the telephone facilities and reporting
·         Make, receive and direct telephone calls
·         Make follow up on enquiries
Requirements
·         Certificate in Public Relations and Customer Care; Customer Service; Front Office; Telephone Operators Occupation Tests/PABX or equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Valid certificate of good conduct
·         Good interpersonal skills
·         Proficiency in computer skills
·         Good communication skills
How to Apply
If you believe your qualifications and career objectives match the above role, please submit your application, including a detailed CV; stating your current position, email address, telephone contacts and the advertisement reference number so as to reach us on or before January 4, 2019 using the addressed below. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.
The Director General
Kenya School of Government Council
P.O. Box 23030-00604
Lower Kabete
NAIROBI
Email: hrrecruitment2018@ksg.ac.ke

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