Over 300 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya - Busia

Economist & Statisticians (8 Posts)


Job Group ‘K’
(8 Positions)
Responsibilities
·         Providing economic planning data;
·         Economic analysis;
·         Formulation of development strategies;
·         Identification, preparation and evaluation of development projects and programmes and monitoring of their implementation;
·         Conducting feasibility studies, determining project viability and setting project priorities;
·         Collection, Collation and analysis of data;
·         Computerization and analysis of data;
·         Drawing up survey questionnaires and setting up control procedures for receiving returns and taking necessary action
·         Management of specific economic sector or an area of statistical activity;
·         Writing and submitting reports on specific assignments.
Qualifications
·          Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade of B+ and above.
·         A Minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours degree in Economics or Economics and Mathematics, or Economics and Statistics.
·         A Minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours degree in any of the subjects mentioned in (I) above with a bias towards Computer Science, Survey Techniques and Demographic Techniques.
·         A minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours degree in Statistics with appropriate specialization.
·         A postgraduate Bachelor of Philosophy degree in Economics or post graduate diploma
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Director ICT
Job Group ’R’
Responsibilities
·         Formulation, implementation and coordination of ICT Policies, Strategies and programmes;
·         Coordinating research and development on emerging technological issues;
·         Monitoring and evaluating ICT programmes and policies;
·         Preparing ICT status reports and ensuring professional standards and guidelines are adhered to.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C, with at least a C- in Mathematics and English/Kiswahili or its approved equivalent
·         Master’s degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline
·         Possess a Strategic Leadership Development Programme Certificate
·         Bachelor Degree in Information Communication and Technology.
·         Must have served in the grade of Deputy Director, Information Communication Technology Job Group “Q” or in an equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years.
·         Must have attended a Senior Management Course (SMC) and Strategic Leadership and Development Programme (SLDP) from Kenya School of Government.
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Deputy Director ICT
Job Group ‘Q’
Responsibilities
·         Assist the Director in the development and management of Information Technology policies and programmes;
·         Drawing up Information Technology plans for implementation;
·         Coordinating of all Information Technology Programme;
·         Overseeing the preparation and utilization of the departments’ budget;
·         Coordinating staff matters.
Qualifications
·          Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C, with at least a C- in Mathematics and English/Kiswahili or its approved equivalent.
·         A Master’s degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline.
·         Possess a Strategic Leadership Development Programme.
·         Must have served in the grade of Assistant Director of Information Communication Technology Job Group “P” or in an equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

ICT Officer (7 Posts)
Job Group ‘H’
7 Positions
Responsibilities
·         Writing and testing simple computer programs according to instructions and specifications;
·         Assisting in the implementation of the computer systems;
·         Providing user support and training of users;
·         Repairs and maintenance of ICT equipment and associated peripherals;
·         Monitoring the performance of ICT equipment and reporting any faults for further action.
Qualifications
·          Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C plain with at least a C- in Mathematics and English/Kiswahili or its approved equivalent.
·         Diploma in any of the following fields: – Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity

Director Supply Chain Management
Job Group ‘R’
Responsibilities
·         Ensuring adherence to the laid down procedures, rules and regulations;
·         Analysing the impact of Supply Chain Management policies, rules and regulations;
·         Advising the Accounting Officers on Supply Chain Management standards;
·         Assisting in procurement planning and budget preparation;
·         Advising departments on Supply Chain Management matters and interpreting of other laws and statutes that impact on Supply Chain Management matters.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade of C- and above
·         A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: – Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing or their equivalent qualification.
·         A Master’s degree in any of the following: – Procurement and Supply Management, Business Administration, Commerce, Logistics and Supply Chain Management or any relevant field as an added advantage
·         Must have served in the grade of Deputy Director Supply Chain Management Job Group “Q” or in an equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Must be a registered member KISM
·         Must have served in the grade of Deputy Director Supply Chain Management Services or in a Comparable relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of ten (10) years.
·         Must have attended a Senior Management Course(SMC) and Strategic Leadership And Development Programme(SLDP)from Kenya School of Government.
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Deputy Director Supply Chain Management
Job Group’ Q’
Responsibilities
·         Analysing Supply Chain Management structures and systems;
·         Determining and proposing methods and strategies of handling the Supply Chain Management function;
·         Initiating and developing Supply Chain Management policies and performance improvement strategies that are adoptive to the changing environment and technology;
·         Coordinate development of strategic plans for the Directorate of Supply Chain Management.
·         Implementation of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act,2005 and other statutes, rules and regulations and ensuring adherence to the laid down procedures, rules and regulations;
·         Analysing the impact of Supply Chain Management policies, rules and regulations;
·         Advising the Accounting Officer on Supply Chain Management matters.
Qualifications
·         Must have a Kenya Certificate Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C-(Minus) with a minimum of C- in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili or its equivalent qualification.
·         A Diploma in Supplies Management or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution
·         A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: – Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing or their equivalent qualification.
·         A Master’s degree in any of the following: – Procurement and Supply Management, Business Administration, Commerce, Logistics and Supply Chain Management or any relevant field as an added advantage
·         Must have served in the grade of Assistant Director Supply Chain Management Job Group “P” or in an equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Must be a registered member from Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)
·         Must have served in the grade of Principal Supply Chain Management officer or in a Comparable relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of five (5) years.
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Supply Chain Management Assistant
Job Group ‘H’
12 Positions
Responsibilities
·         Issuing and receiving stores;
·         Assisting in stock taking;
·         Reconciliation;
·         Preparation and maintenance of records.
Qualifications
·         Must have a Kenya Certificate Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C-(Minus) with a minimum of C- in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili or its equivalent qualification.
·         A diploma (CIPS) in Supplies Management
·         Served in the grade of Supply Chain Management Assistant IV or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum, period of three (3) years
·         An advanced certificate in Supply Chain Management from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Must be a registered member from Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Senior Accountant (4 Posts)
JOB GROUP ‘L’
Responsibilities
·         Timely and accurate preparation of quality Management reports;
·         Planning, Directing, Coordinating, Supervising areas of control;
·         Training and development of staff;
·         Undertake ad hoc assignments relating to accounting services;
·         Certify and verify returns, documents, vouchers;
·         Monitor collection of revenue including inspection and
·         Responsible for assets, records and custody of Accountable documents.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C (Plain) and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         Served in the grade of Accountant I, J/G’K’ or in a comparable relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of 3 years;
·         Must be a registered member of the Institute
·         Passed Part III of the certified Public Accountants (CPA) examination or its’ recognized equivalent
OR
·         A Bachelors’ degree in Commerce (Accounting or Financing option), Business Administration (Accounting Option from a recognized institution and have passed Part II of the certified Public Accountants (CPA) examination or its’ equivalent.
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Chief Accountant
JOB GROUP ‘M’
Responsibilities
·         Timely and accurate preparation of quality Management reports;
·         Planning, Directing, Coordinating, Supervising areas of control;
·         Training and development of staff;
·         Undertake ad hoc assignments relating to accounting services;
·         Certify and verify returns, documents, vouchers;
·         Monitor collection of revenue including inspection and
·         Ensure safe custody of Government assets and records
·         Responsible for providing guidance to officers under him/her to achieve the desired results.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C (Plain) and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         Served in the grade of Senior Accountant J/G’L’ or a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of 3 years.
·         Must be a registered member of the Institute
·         A Bachelors’ degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) and passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination
OR
·         Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountants Examination or its’ recognized equivalent.
·         Attended a Management Course not less than Four weeks from Kenya School of Government (KSG) or any other recognized institution.
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Principal Accountant (4 Posts)
JOB GROUP ‘N’ 
Responsibilities
·         Interpretation and implementation of financial regulations and procedures, Treasury circulars, letters and instructions;
·         Oversee expenditures within the voted allocations; developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures; preparation of management financial reports which include; monthly expenditure, returns, monthly bank reconciliation statements, and revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements, analysis of deposits etc and maintenance of up to date and accurate books of accounts;
·         Safeguarding Government Assets and records in the County Treasury; and supervision, training, development and deployment of Accounts staff.
·         Authorization of payments and signing of cheques subject to set limits;
·         Preparation of revenue and expenditure returns in the District as required by Treasury regulations and law;
·         Developing of supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures;
·         Training officer of the Accounting staff in the County;
·         Planning, directing, coordinating, supervising areas of control, training and development of staff under him/her and setting targets for the division;
·         Undertaking ad hoc assignment relating to accounting services;
·         Preparation of final accounts;
·         Ensuring safe custody of government assets and records under him/her;
·         Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of quality management report that fall under his Division; and guiding officers under him/her to achieve the desired results.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, the officer must have: –
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C (Plain) and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         Served in the grade of Chief Accountant, Job Group ‘M’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) and passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination
OR
·         Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized  equivalent
·         Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Registration of Accountants Board (RAB).
·         Attended a Management Course not less than Four weeks from Kenya School of Government (KSG) or any other recognized institution.
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Finance & Budget Officer
Job Group ‘M’
Responsibilities
·         Preparing County Budgets for the recurrent and development votes;
·         Preparing quarterly expenditure forecasts as a basis for discussions with the Treasury for release of funds.
·         Initiating proposals seeking funds for additional expenditure and reallocation of voted funds during the year and
·         Monitoring expenditure and a projects including programme implementation on a periodic basis and ensuring timely disbursement of funds.
Qualifications
·          Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C- (Minus) and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         Possess a Senior Management Course Certificate course lasting not less than four (4) weeks.
·         A certificate in Public Financial Management from a recognized institution;
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C- (Minus) and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         Served in the grade of Finance Officer I Job Group “L” or comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years;
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Finance Officer I
JOB GROUP ‘L’
Responsibilities
·         Control of expenditure commitments in the Departments.
·         Initial evaluation and scrutiny of expenditure proposal and compilation of information required in the budgetary processes.
·         Processing of Medium Term Expenditure Framework and revised estimates budget and
·         Taking initial action for the budgeting of donor financed projects, reviewing of financial implementation of such projects and monitoring commitments on expenditures.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C- (Minus) and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         Must have served in the grade of Finance Officer II Job Group (K) or a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years; and
·         Accounts related training.
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.
Additional Requirements
·         All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents
1.      Tax Compliance Certificate.
2.     Clearance from HELB where necessary.
3.     Clearance from the Ethics and anti-Corruption Commission.
4.     Certificate of good conduct from the police.

Finance /Budget Officer (14 Posts)
JOB GROUP ‘J’ 
Responsibilities
·         Compiling and formatting financial estimates;
·         Taking initial action on budget monitoring and
·         Preparing reports and briefs on budgetary policy issues.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C- (Minus) and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas: – Commerce (Finance Option), Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or Finance.
OR
·         Any other Bachelor’s degree with Certified Public Accountant II (CPA II).
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Revenue Clerk (107 Posts)
JOB GROUP ‘E’
Responsibilities
·         Prompt collection and accounting of all revenue to the County Government within area of jurisdiction;
·         Preparation and submission of daily/weekly and monthly revenue collection reports to the Senior Revenue Officer
·         Responsible for making sure that all the revenue collected are banked intact and promptly.
·         Implementing the established revenue procedures
·         Reporting on the level of compliance with revenue laws and regulations;
·         Custodian and accountable of all official revenue documents in the locality.
·         Any other duties assigned by the Sub County Senior Revenue Officer.
 Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade C-(Minus) or its approved equivalents,
·         Self-starter, excellent team player, effective communicator and must be able to work with minimal supervision
·         Certificate in either Business Related Course
·         Proficiency in computer applications.
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Chief Internal Auditor
JOB GROUP ‘M’ 
Responsibilities
·         Evaluation and implementation of audit reports;
·         Reviewing audit working papers;
·         Ensuring maintenance of high audit standards within the unit and adherence to plans, budgets and work schedules;
·         Ensuring compliance with existing regulations, instructions and procedures in financial and other operations;
·         Verifying and pre-auditing of Annual Appropriation Accounts, statement of assets and liabilities, fund accounts and annual, audited statements prepared by Accounting Officer for submission to the Auditor General.
·         Liaise with Accounting Officers on matters raised in reference sheets from Auditor General; carry out investigations and head special audit tasks; and prepare annual audit reports/returns.
Qualifications
·         Must be in possession of CPA Part III or CIA Part IV and have served in the grade of Senior Internal Auditor for at least three (3) years;
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) C- (Minus)
OR
·         Have served for four (4) years as Senior Internal Auditor Job Group “L” and have passed CPA Part II or CIA Part III;
OR
·         Have served for four (4) years as Senior Internal Auditor and in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting/ Finance) option and in addition be in possession of Post Graduate Diploma in Internal Auditing or its equivalent.
·         Must have attended a two (2) weeks Supervisory Skills Course from a recognised institution.
·         Registration by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) ,Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

Senior Internal Auditor
JOB GROUP ‘L’ 
Responsibilities
·         Preparation of audit plans, programmes and budgets;
·         Reviewing internal control systems on financial and other operations;
·         Ensuring economy, efficiency and effectiveness in financial and operating systems including computer systems.
·         Verifying the existence and safety of Government Assets; preparing Audit Reports to management and follow up on action taken;
·         Supervising staff under the officer including those on the job training;
·         Maintenance of high audit standards and general discipline.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) C- (Minus)
·         Must have served for at least three (3) years in the grade of Auditor I, Job Group “K” is in possession of CPA Part III and shown merit and ability in internal audit work;
                                                                   OR
·         Have shown merit and ability in internal audit work for at least four (4) years in the grade of Internal Auditor I and in possession of CPA Part II/CIA III or be in possession of Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option) or its equivalent;
OR
·         Have served for five (5) years in the grade of Internal Auditor I and is in possession of CPA Part I or CIA Part II or Diploma in Internal Auditing, and in addition, and officer
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 Leadership and Integrity.
·         Registration by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

Internal Auditor I
JOB GROUP ‘K’
Responsibilities
·         Executing audit programmes;
·         Collecting audit evidence on major issues;
·         Reviewing internal control systems in operation; verifying the existence and safety of Government assets;
·         Preparation of draft reports and holding discussions with the clients; reviewing budgetary controls on the issuance of authority to incur expenditure and commitments; and
·         Ensuring completeness and accuracy of records and reports.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) C- (Minus)
·         Must have passed CPA Part III or CIA Part IV or be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting/Finance option) with CPA Part II or CIA Part III.
·         Registration by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 Leadership and Integrity.

Internal Auditor II (14 Posts)
JOB GROUP ‘J’ 
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 superior;
·         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 and advise on deviations from approved levels;
·         Ensuring that Government assets, plant and equipment, supplies, stores etc. are appropriately recorded in the relevant registers and are maintained and kept safely.
Qualifications
·         Must: be in possession of Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting/Finance Option).
OR
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) C- (Minus)
·         Have passed CPA Part II or CIA Part III.
·         Registration by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) ,Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 Leadership and Integrity.

Internal Auditor III (9 Posts)
JOB GROUP ‘H’
Responsibilities
·         Verifying periodical financial returns that are required to be submitted from time to time such as pending bill returns, expenditure returns, imprest returns, revenue and Appropriation-In-Aid returns, staff returns and vehicle returns etc.;
·         Ensuring that Government physical assets, plant and equipment, supplies, stores, etc., are appropriately recorded in the relevant registers and are kept under safe custody;
·         Ensuring that revenue, Appropriation-In-Aid (A-I-A) and other receipts due to the Government are collected promptly, banked immediately and accounted for and where revenue collectable is not fixed, ensure that pre-audit of the relevant documents is carried out.
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) C- (Minus)
·         Must be in possession of CPA Part I,
OR
·         Diploma in Internal Auditing orCIA Part II from a recognized institution.
·         Registration by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.
Additional Requirements
·         All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents
1.      Tax Compliance Certificate.
2.     Clearance from HELB where necessary.
3.     Clearance from the Ethics and anti-Corruption Commission.
4.     Certificate of good conduct from the police.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications attaching copies of their certificates and testimonials, and send to the undersigned on or before 14th June, 2019 at 5.00 p.m.:
THE SECRETARY/CEO
BUSIA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O PRIVATE BAG -50400
BUSIA (K)

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