Government Jobs in Kenya - KURA

Risk Management Officer

(JG 6) – REF: KURA/PSC/ERM/19/10 (1 POST)
Responsibilities
·         Preparing annual risk management plan for the Authority;
·         Performing root cause analysis on identified risk events and recommending appropriate mitigation measures to prevent recurrence of risk events in the future;
·         Carrying out risk evaluation;
·         Monitoring timely reporting of risk incidents and analyzing trends for reporting;
·         Preparing draft risk reports;
·         Identifying key risk indicators within the Authority;
·         Monitoring progress against action plans designed to manage operational and nonoperational risks; and
·         Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-
·         Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Finance or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
·         Be in possession of any of the following: – CPA II, ACCA, CMA, CRA, CRMA or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
·         Be proficient in computer applications; and
·         Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Engineer (6 Posts)
(JG 6) – REF: KURA/RACM/E/19/8 – (6 POSTS)
Responsibilities
·         Assisting in preparing road investment programs for road networks;
·         Assisting in preparing Public Private Partnership arrangements;
·         Assisting in preparing Materials testing and research programs;
·         Assisting in carrying out traffic surveys and management of traffic data;
·         Assisting in collecting and collating economic, environmental and social data for road investment programmes and strategies;
·         Assisting in preparing engineering design of road works and structures;
·         Assisting in preparing tender documentation for road works and structures;
·         Assisting in preparation of work plans
·         Assisting in preparing records for road assets database; and
·         Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-
·         Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Be Proficient in computer applications;
·         Be registered as a Graduate Engineer by the Engineers Board of Kenya;
·         Be a Graduate member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya; and
·         Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Monitoring & Evaluation

(JG 6) – REF: KURA/PSC/SEP/19/9 (1 POST)
Responsibilities
·         Preparing annual work plans, programmes and budgets for road planning and development as well as realigning the plans to the budget;
·         Developing monitoring and impact indicator for the project success;
·         Monitoring the sustainability of the project’s results;
·         Preparing report quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the Board of Directors and Senior Management;
·         Preparing relevant reports for monthly & annual project reviews and site visits undertaken in liaison with the Resident Engineer;
·         Collecting data on project economic and financial appraisals to determine risks and the economic viability of road projects;
·         Preparation of programmes and budgets for road planning and development as well as realigning the plans to the budget; and
·         Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-
·         Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Monitoring & Evaluation/Project Management/Economics or equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Be proficient in computer applications; and
·         Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Assistant Office Administrator (2 Posts)

 (JG 7) – REF: KURA/CS/HRM&A/19/12 (2 POSTS)
Responsibilities
·         Preparing and responding to routine correspondences;
·         Managing protocol;
·         Drafting letters;
·         Recording dictation in shorthand and transcribing it in typewritten form;
·         Typing from drafts, manuscripts or recording from dictation machines;
·         Processing data;
·         Ensuring good office layout;
·         Operating office equipment;
·         Attending to visitors/clients;
·         Handling telephone calls and appointments;
·         Ensuring security of office records, documents and equipment;
·         Undertaking administrative work and management of the office; and
·         Guiding and supervising lower secretarial personnel.
Qualifications
Qualifications For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-
·         Have a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience in a position in Public Service or Private Sector.
·         Have the following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council:
1.      Typewriting III (50 w.p.m.)/Computerized Document Processing III
2.     Shorthand II (80 w.p.m.
3.     Business English III/Communications II
4.     Office Practice II
5.     Secretarial Duties II
6.     Commerce II
7.     Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III
OR
·         Diploma in any of the following fields: Secretarial Studies, Business Management, Business Administration or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
·         Have a certificate in Computer Applications (Windows, MS-Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel, MS Access and Internet) from a recognized institution;
·         Be proficient in computer applications;
·         Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
·         Demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Office Assistant

 (JG 10) – REF. KURA/CS/HRMA/OA/17 – (1 POST)
Responsibilities
·         Maintaining general cleanliness;
·         Preparing and serving tea;
·         Delivering mail and postage;
·         Filing documents;
·         Making requisition of stationery and issuance;
·         Moving or carrying office equipment, furniture and ensuring orderly arrangement; and
·         Performing any other lawful duties as may be assigned from time to time
Qualifications
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ (plus) or its equivalent qualification; and
·         Fulfil the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution
The successful candidates may be required to work either at the Headquarter Offices or any of the Regional Offices as the case may be. Candidates will be expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution. Specifically, they must obtain and attach copies of clearance certificates from the following institutions/organizations;
·         Kenya Revenue Authority;
·         Higher Education Loans Board;
·         Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
·         Criminal Investigations Department
·         Credit Reference Bureau
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should apply for the positions by downloading the KURA Job Application Form from www.kura.go.ke, fill and submit together with their updated CVs and copies of National Identity Card, copies of all certificates & testimonials including Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya clearances, details of their day time contacts, names, contacts of three referees.
The application should be mailed (by post office/courier service) or hand delivered so as to reach the Director General by 5.00 pm on Tuesday, 16th July 2019. All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked and addressed to the following address:
The Director General
Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)
IKM BUILDING, Tower B, 5th Ngong Avenue, Opposite Bishops Gate
P.O. Box 41727-00100, GPO, NAIROBI
Applications without the KURA Job Application Form will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Kenya Urban Roads Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Youth, Persons Living with Disabilities and persons from marginalized communities/areas are encouraged to apply

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