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Clerk Assistants and Procurement Assistants Jobs in Kenya

Republic of Kenya

Kiambu County Assembly

Kiambu County Assembly Service Board invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant position:

Second Clerk Assistant
Three Positions

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the point of entry into the Cadre of Clerks of the Assembly. At this grade, the officer:-
  • Undergoes initial introduction to the operations of Commonwealth Parliaments and undertakes inductions and a guided on-the-job-train in for a minimum of two years;
  • Is closely supervised and guided by the immediate senior Clerk, who exposes the officer to rudiments of parliamentary procedure, practice convention, tradition and etiquette
  • Is assigned general duties to carry out responsibilities within the Legislative and Committee Services.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must be in possession of:
  • A degree from a University recognized in Kenya in any of the fields in law, Political /Social Sciences, Finance, Management, Economics, Education and Planning, or Development studies.
  • Demonstrable flair for Commonwealth and Kenyan Legislative procedure
  • Demonstrable interest and commitment to the aims, objectives and principles of a devolved legislature
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Swahili coupled with demonstrable report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in Computer Application packages

Procurement Assistant
Two Positions

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Principal Procurement Officer, The job holder shall be responsible for:
  • Implementing Supply Chain Management Policies for the County Assembly;
  • Participation in Supply Chain Management Committees Secretariat (Procurement, Inspection and Acceptance and Tender Processing Committees;
  • Preparation for invitation of bids, bids processing, market survey, quotations, Evaluation of quotations and processing of Local Purchase Orders and Local Service Orders;
  • Offering secretariat services to the County Assembly Procurement Committee
  • Generation of quotation evaluation reports for the procurement unit.
  • Forwarding and processing of invoices from suppliers for payment
  • Implementing Best Practices in Supply Chain Management
  • Managing the Records Management System in the Procurement Department.
  • Any other duties assigned by the head of procurement.

Requirement for Appointment:
  • Diploma in Procurement /Supplies Management OR Diploma in Purchasing / Management
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant working experience in procurement.
  • Proficiency in Computer Application packages
  • Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in procurement management.
  • Previous working experience in government institutions will be an added advantage.

Application Criteria

Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit applications in own handwriting accompanied by two-page Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, and other relevant supporting documents.

In addition, interested applicants should submit certificates of clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Commission, Higher Education Loans Board, Kenya Revenue Authority and Certificate of Good Conduct as part of compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

All applications should clearly indicate the position applied for in the reference line and be addressed to:

The Secretary
County Assembly Service Board
County Assembly of Kiambu

Applications should be delivered to the office of Clerk at Kiambu County Assembly Buildings (Formerly County Council of Kiambu) by so as to reach his office by 2nd July 2014.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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