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Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission (KACC) Employment Opportunities

The Kenya Anti Corruption Commission (KACC) is established by an Act of Parliament, the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act (2003), to take necessary measures for the prevention of corruption in the public and private sectors; to investigate acts of corruption and economics crimes; to recover public funds/property acquired through corruption; and to enlist members of the public in fighting corruption through education.

The Commission invites applications from suitable persons to fill the following vacant positions within its establishment;
  1. Employment will be on contract terms, for a period of four (4) years. The contracts are renewable upon satisfactory performance.
  2. Competitive/attractive remuneration packages will be offered.
  3. Applicants must be of outstanding honesty and



    integrity, and should be willing to be subjected to a security vetting process
  4. Applicants must be computer-literate to be able to work in a highly computerized environment.
  5. Applicants MUST quote the reference number for the position.applied for on the application letter and envelope
  6. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Directorate of Investigations and Asset Tracing 

Principal Officer: Intelligence Production 
KACC 4
1 Post

Reporting to the Director, through the Assistant Director - Investigations and Assets Tracing (IAT), the ideal candidate will provide leadership and liaison of the activities in the Department of Intelligence Production.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Gathering, collecting and analyzing intelligence on Corruption and Economic Crime.
  • Producing, classifying and disseminating intelligence products
  • Managing intelligence sources.
  • Formulating plans and procedures for covert operations on Corruption and Economic Crime.
  • Undertake Target profiling.
  • Applying scientific expertise in the collection and processing of evidence.
Qualifications
  • A degree in law, Social Sciences Management and Communication/ Journalism from a recognized institution or its equivalent. Postgraduate qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • At least twelve (12) years experience, four (4) of which must have been at a senior management level.
  • Hands-on experience in intelligence work.
  • In addition to the above, the person must have the following competencies;
  • Be mature and a team player with a proven track record of leading, managing and motivating other team members
  • Possess demonstrable analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
Case Officer III 
KACC "8"
1 Post

Reporting to the Principal Officer Intelligence Production, through the Senior Officer
- Intelligence Collection Division

Duties and responsibilities
  • Carrying out collection and collation of information related to corruption and economic crimes
  • Managing intelligence sources related to corruption and economic crimes
  • Producing intelligence briefs and reports
  • Liaising with other intelligence divisions/units in intelligence collection
Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree from a recognized university
  • At least 5 years experience in intelligence operations from an established organization
  • Training in intelligence tradecraft course
  • Training related to economic crimes is an added advantage
Forensic Investigator III - Civil/Structural Engineer 
KACC 8
1 Post

Reporting to the Principal Officer Forensic Investigations through the Senior Officer
- Forensic Investigations;

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carrying out audit checks and verifications on buildings and civil engineering works
  • Advising other investigators on Civil/Structural Engineering issues on matters under investigations
  • Preparing reports and giving expert evidence in Court
  • Preparing project Audit reports and follow-up on implementation of the recommendations
  • Carrying out in-depth investigation on all assigned cases on corruption and economic crimes
  • Identifying and tracing assets and property acquired through corrupt means
Qualifications;
  • A degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University
  • At least 5 years experience in design, construction supervision and Contract administration of Civil Engineering projects.
  • Familiar with Contract documents including FIDIC Conditions of Contract, Civil Engineering Drawings, Bills of Quantities, Payment Certificates, and Contractor's Claims etc.
Forensic Investigator III - ICT 
"KACC 8"
1 Post

Reporting to the Principal Forensic Investigator through Senior Forensic Investigator

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Investigating, analyzing and auditing of IT Systems in suspect institutions
  • Retrieving, recovering, reconstruction and analysis of electronic evidence
  • Preparing computer forensic reports on matters under investigations
  • Preparing reports and giving expert evidence in Court
  • Preparing project Audit reports and follow-up on implementation of the recommendations
  • Carrying out in-depth investigation on all assigned cases on corruption and economic crimes
  • Identifying and tracing assets and property acquired through corrupt means
  • Supporting the prosecution in court of corruption and economic crimes.
Qualifications
  • Degree in Computer Science or other Information Technology related field.
  • Professional Certification: CISA is a must; MCSE, CCNA will be an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years relevant working experience in Information Systems Audits and Information Security.
Directorate of Legal Services 

Attorney III - Civil Litigation & Asset Recovery
KACC 8
5 Posts

Reporting to the Principal Attorney, Civil Litigation & Asset Recovery through the Senior Attorney, Civil Litigation & Asset Recovery

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Handling litigation cases involving preservation of assets and forfeiture of unexplained assets
  • Instituting proceeding on behalf of the Commission or public bodies to recover benefits improperly obtained by agents and others
  • Investigations and tracing of assets improperly acquired with a view of recovery
  • Defending the Commission in cases filed against it
  • Offering opinion on legal matters involving the Commission as and when necessary.
Qualifications
  • A degree in Law from a recognized University
  • An Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Knowledge of Law of restitution, international treaties and conventions
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in a busy environment
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
Attorney III - Crime Reading
KACC 8
1 Post

Reporting to the Principal Attorney- Crime Reading through the Senior Attorney Crime Reading

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Undertake comprehensive perusal of investigation files and evaluation of the facts and evidence therein, to determine the sufficiency or otherwise of the evidence in support of criminal prosecutions.
  • Compilation of comprehensive investigation reports to the AC, detailing the results of the investigations and any recommendations for prosecution of persons for corruption or economic crimes
  • Preparation of quarterly reports to be laid by the Attorney General before the National Assembly.
  • Filing applications in support of criminal investigations and prosecutions.
  • Holding pre-trial conferences with the State Counsels prosecuting corruption cases arising out of investigations by the Commission
  • Watching brief in selected on going corruption cases in courts all over the country
  • Giving legal advice and or opinions on matters affecting the Commission
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in law from a recognized university
  • An Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Have at least 5 years working experience in Criminal Litigation/practice
  • Experience of knowledge in criminal procedure and /or penal sanctions law
  • Post graduate qualification will be an added advantage
Directorate of Preventive Services (PS)

Senior Officer - Research 
KACC 5
1 Post

Reporting to the Assistant Director - Preventive Services through the Principal Officer - Research & Policy

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Designing, developing and implementing research programmes in the field of anti-corruption, ethics and integrity
  • Collecting, analyzing and reporting of data on anti-corruption, ethics, and integrity
  • Examining and critiquing existing anti-corruption policies, law and institutions and making recommendations for appropriate interventions
  • Preparing policy proposals, papers and briefs on anti-corruption law, policy and institutions
  • Disseminating research findings
  • Lobbying various sectors of the economy for the adoption of reform proposals
  • Managing a Research and Documentation/ Resource Centre.
Qualifications
  • A degree from a recognized university in Law, Economics, Development Studies, or other related field
  • A Masters degree or its equivalent in a relevant field will be an added advantage
  • At least ten (10) years demonstrable experience in research work
  • Proven skills and knowledge in the design and implementation of research programmes.
  • Excellent analytical, report writing and communication skills.
In addition, the candidate must possess the following core competencies;
  • Be mature and a team player with proven track record of leading and motivating other team members
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines and with minimum supervision
Procurement Specialist III- Prevention
KACC 8
2 Posts

Reporting to the Principal Officer - Prevention through the Senior Officer -Prevention

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carrying out examination assignments
  • Conducting Corruption Risk Assessments (CRAs)
  • Studying procurement procedures of target institutions and preparing reports
  • Advising clients on best management practices in procurement/supplies
  • Monitoring and evaluating implementation of recommendations on procurement procedures in examination reports and risk assessment reports
  • Preparing manuals/brochures on best practices in procurements/supplias
Qualifications
  • A degree in Commerce or Social Sciences from a recognized University
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Supplies Management
  • At least 8 years relevant working experience.
Director of Finance & Administration

ICT Officer III
KACC 8
1 Post

Reporting to Principal Administration Officer through the Senior Officer - Information Communication Technology (ICT)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overseeing hardware and software installation, configuration and management
  • Monitoring and maintaining installed systems Administrating the ICT Help desk LAN and WAN trouble shooting
  • Providing user support on all ICT utilities and tools Training users on ICT resources usage
Qualifications
  • Degree in the field of Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics or other related technical Discipline
  • At least 6 years experience in systems installation and administration in a busy corporate agency or non-profit environment
  • Knowledge and experience with Oracle Database and tools is a must
  • Working knowledge with a multi-user operating systems UNIX, Linux, and
  • Windows in a client-server environment
  • Thorough knowledge and experience on TCP/IP utilities.
Internal Audit Assistant I
KACC 9
1 Post

Reporting to the Principal Internal Audit Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Testing and appraising for soundness and adequacy the application of accounting, financial and other operating controls to promote efficient operations and sound risk management
  • Preparation and implementation of annual Audit Plans
  • Participating in carrying out Audit checks, verifications and appraisals
  • Carrying out fieldwork on Systems Audits and Performance Audits
  • Undertaking special audit investigations as required from time to time.
  • Preparing audit reports and follow up implementation of recommendations
Qualifications
  • A degree in Commerce in Accounting /Finance or its equivalent from a recognized University
  • Holder of CPA (K)
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience preferably in the Public Sector
  • Experience in forensic audits will be an added advantage.
Accounts Assistant I
KACC 9
1 Post

Reporting to the Principal Officer Finance & Accounts through the Senior Officer Finance and Accounts

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparing and processing of payments vouchers
  • Maintenance of cashbooks and ledgers
  • Maintenance and filing of financial records e.g. payment vouchers; and document movement register
  • Preparation and dispatch of cheques
  • Participate in opening and evaluation of quotations
Qualifications
  • A degree in Commerce or Business Administration with a bias in Finance or Accounting from a recognized university
  • Professional qualifications of at least CPA II or its equivalent At least 5 years relevant working experience
  • Thorough command of an integrated Financial Management System -preferably ACCPAC
Applications with detailed CV'S and copies of certificates and other testimonials should be addressed to:

The Director/Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission (KACC)
P.O. Box 61130 00200
Nairobi

So as to reach not later than Friday 9th April 2010. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Those who do not meet the minimum qualifications as specified here in need not apply.

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