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Massive Recruitment by IEBC across Kenya – Government Jobs

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) seeks to recruit a dynamic, competent and result-oriented individual to fill the following position:-


Constituency Office Clerk (Kuria West Constituency)
Grade 8

Job Code:
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversee the general management of constituency office in the absence of the CEC,
  • Completing voter registration control sheets and control registers,
  • Keep up to date statistics on voter registration exercise,
  • Updating regularly and maintaining and updated register of electors and making sure it is always accurate,
  • Checking that all electoral materials and equipment are in good working condition,
  • Assist the CEC in mapping of polling stations/registration centres,
  • Assist in publicity of voter registration of voters, elections, inspection of the register and any other activity to be undertaken by the commission,
  • Quality control the work done by registration and polling officer on voter registration,
  • Receive, distribute and maintain an inventory of materials and equipment to registration centres in time,
  • Replacing lost and defaced voters cards with duplicate cards,
  • Assist in preparation of work plans, security plans, transport, and logistical plans,
  • Safeguarding registration data,
  • Assist in verifying the register of electors,
  • Undertake any other duty assigned by the commission.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Minimum of C- (minus) in KCSE or division III in KCE,
  • Must be a resident of Kuria West constituency.
  • Must be computer literate,
  • Two(2) years working experience in a large organization,
  • Competent and confident in handling office processes,

Warehouse Assistants (Central Rift Region, Kakamega Region and Nyeri Region)

Grade 8

Job Code: IEBC/4/2015
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervise and provide guidance and advice in areas pertaining to Supply Chain Management to officers working in the region,
  • Assist in regional procurement, preparation of procurement plans, market survey and research,
  • Issue/Dispose stores and equipment in accordance to the laid down procurement regulations and procedures,
  • Ensure proper record keeping of all stores/equipment in the warehouse and safe keeping of the same,
  • Prepare monthly and annual Supply Chain Management reports/returns and forward to Headquarter through the REC.

Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
  • Diploma in Supplies Management or Procurement Management,
  • Two (2) years of relevant work experience in a large organization,
  • Must be a resident of the Region he/she is applying to be considered,
  • Be computer literate.

Regional ICT Officers (RICTO)
4 Posts
Grade 6
Job Code: IEBC/3/2015
  1. RICTO – Kakamega Region
  2. RICTO – Central Nyanza Region
  3. RICTO – Garissa Region
  4. RICTO – Nairobi Region
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To provide first line support on all general and Commission-specific software and hardware issues in the regions,
  • To communicate information on hardware and software issues to corporate ICT Services,
  • Solve regional ICT issues including remote acess, emails and telephone,
  • To assist in the selection and disposal of redundant ICT equipment,
  • Provide onsite technical support with hardware and software issues where needed, including travelling to other commission sites in their region of responsibility,
  • Provide ICT point of contact to all users and third parties for all regional ICT matters, and escalate to ICT at the Headquarters issues that cannot be resolved locally,
  • To ensure the maintenance of a healthy, safe and secure working environment through ensuring compliance with health and safety requirements in relation to ICT,
  • Implement information security at the regional level as directed by the ICT directorate.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Computer Science, ICT or equivalent,
  • Full certification in Networks (e.g. CCNA, CCNP) or Microsoft Certification (e.g. Microsoft Certified Professional) required,
  • Basic hardware troubleshooting and maintenance strongly preferred,
  • Three (3) years of relevant industry experience in a busy organization,
  • A team player, service oriented, eager to learn and pro-active, willing to develop initiatives and work under demanding environments,
  • Must be a resident of the Region he/she is applying to be considered.

Constituency Elections Coordinator
13 Positions

Grade 5
Job Code: IEBC/2/2015
  1. Manyatta town Constituency
  2. Galole Constituency
  3. Kitui East Constituency
  4. Nyakach Constituency
  5. North Horr Constituency
  6. Laikipia East Constituency
  7. Isiolo South Constituency
  8. Dadaab Constituency
  9. Emgwen Constituency
  10. Mandera South Constituency
  11. Ganze Constituency
  12. Kiharu Constituency
  13. Kajiado East Constituency

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide management support, develop and oversee the implementation of strategies, policies, plans and budgets at the constituency level while ensuring the alignment of these to the regional and overall Commission strategies,
  • Ensure that election operation activities at the constituency level comply with internal controls and budget restrictions,
  • Ensure provision of administrative support services at the constituency level including distribution of election materials, transport management, implementation of security policies and protocols and ensuring the safe custody of the Commission’s assets,
  • Be responsible for sound financial management and prudent use of all Commission funds at constituency level in line with commission’s financial policies,
  • Liaise with the Regional Election Coordinator to implement training programmes for registration and election officials at the constituency level,
  • Identify, inspect suitable polling, nominations and tallying centers.
  • Liaise with regional administrative and security officials at the constituency level to ensure safety of Commission Assets including warehouses,
  • Undertake the verification, compilation and revision of Constituency voter’s register as required by law from time to time,
  • Liaise with political parties with respect to elections and related activities,
  • Develop accountability measures, monitor the performance indicators at the constituency levels and ensure the timely preparation of periodic reports,
  • Be the Returning Officer during elections and during voter registration the Voter Registration Officer.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum undergraduate degree from a recognized university,
  • A minimum of Six (6) years working experience in management in a large organization,
  • Proven experience in results-based management, monitoring and evaluation or managing election process is an added advantage,
  •  Must be computer literate and should possess good negotiation, planning and coordination skills,
  • Additional training, professional qualifications and experience of fieldwork will be an advantage,
  • Must be a resident of the Constituency he/she is applying to be considered,
  • Must be computer literate.

Director Audit, Risk and Compliance
Grade 3
Job CodeIEBC/1/2015
This role is responsible for advising the Commission on key risk areas and their implications on the activities of the Commission and ensuring that the Commission complies with regulatory and operational requirements. 

A key part of this role is ensuring the development and implementation of an institutional framework to deliver on Commission’s mandate.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and ensure implementation of the audit, risk and compliance strategies in line with the Commission’s strategy.
  • Develop accountability structures, supervise periodic reporting and projects and monitor the performance indicators for the risk and audit departments,
  • Oversee the development and implementation of effective policies, procedures, systems and processes for risk management and audit departments,
  • Develop risk based audit plans to cover all Commission activities and to ensure it meets Commission expectations,
  • Coordinate the execution of periodic independent risk based audits in respect of all operations, systems and financial records and present the audit reports to the relevant Commission committee,
  • Oversee the design and execution of ad hoc or investigative audits on specific areas or programmes as advised by the Commission and provide independent reports to the relevant Commission committee,
  • Follow up audit and investigation recommendations to ensure implementation of agreed corrective action,
  • Oversee the development and implementation of risk management and compliance work plans,
  • Lead the identification of key risk areas, review risk analysis reports and advise the Commission on potential risk areas that require remediation,
  • Ensure the directorate is adequately resourced by professional and competent personnel.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Minimum of an Undergraduate degree in Social Sciences, Law, Business Administration /Management, Accounting/Finance or any other relevant area. A relevant Masters degree would be an added advantage,
  • Must possess CPA(K), CIA and CISA professional qualifications and in good standing,
  • Minimum ten years managerial experience, five of which are at senior management level in audit or enterprise risk management. A demonstrated track record in the provision of risk management and compliance services. A good understanding of the electoral process is an added advantage,
  • Leadership and people management skills,
  • Strategy development and execution,
  • Planning and coordination skills,
  • Problem solving and analytical skills,
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills,
  • Ability to make critical and timely decisions in a highly sensitive environment.
Integrity Clearance
In addition to the qualifications set above, the applicants must further meet and get the following clearances:
  1. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
  2. Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
  3. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
  4. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
  5. Chief Executive Officer, Higher Education Loans Board.
  6. Professional bodies (where applicable) to which the applicant belongs eg LSK, ICPAK, AAK, IEK etc.
  7. Credit Reference Bureau Africa Ltd or Metropol Credit Reference Bureau.
Security Clearance
All shortlisted applicants may be subjected by the Commission to a security clearance by National Intelligence Service (NIS).

Application Submissions
Interested candidates are requested to submit their duly completed application together with up-to-date curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who must be familiar with the candidates previous work experience. 

Applicants must indicate the Job code and title on the top left corner of the envelope. 

Those applying for constituency or Regional positions must also indicate the Region or Constituency on the top left corner of the envelope.

Applications and supporting documents shall be:

i. Hand delivered to the IEBC CEO/CS, 6th Floor, Anniversary Towers, University Way, Nairobi: and/or

ii. Send via Post Office to 

Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC), 
P O Box 45371-00100, 
Nairobi, Kenya.

Applications must reach IEBC by 15th May 2015.

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