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Government Job Vacancies - Sports Kenya

Sports Kenya (SK) is a state corporation established by the Sports Act, 2013 to succeed Sports Stadia Management Board and the Department of Sports. 

Its mandate is to promote co–ordinate and implement national and international sports programmes, establish, manage, develop and maintain the sports facilities in the country and participate in the promotion of sports tourism among others.

The organization is seeking to recruit a highly competent, proactive and self-driven employee to fill the position given below:

Estates Management Officer I 

Scale SK 6

Ref: HRM/EMO/07/15
 
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Assistant Director Facilities , this position is responsible for;
 

Job Descriptions;
·                     Implement of appropriate estate management policies, plans and strategies;
·                     Carry out feasibility studies for estate acquisitions and disposals in accordance to the plan;
·                     Provide proper estate management including services as per the policies;
·                     Collect all rent due from our tenants promptly;
·                     Update rent ledger on regular basis;
·                     Carryout landscaping of the premises to the required standards; and
Job Specifications
 
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
·                     Served in the grade of Estate Management Officer II, or in a relevant and comparable position in the Public Service for at least six (6) years;
·                     A Bachelors Degree in Land Economics or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
·                     Member of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya; and
·                     Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Senior Personal Secretary

Scale SK 6

Ref: HRM/SPS/06/15
 
Key Responsibilities
 
An officer at this level will be deployed in the Office of the Director General /any other senior office on the day to day operations of secretarial services.
 

Job Description
·                     Provide secretarial services to the organization;
·                     Attend to visitors/clients of the organization;
·                     Provide administrative work and management of the office;
·                     Maintain office records and equipment in functional status;
·                     Carry out typing of letters, reports and process data;
·                     Prepare management and Board meetings for the Chief Executive Officer;
·                     Ensure security of office records, documents and equipment;
·                     Give guidance and supervise secretarial staff;
·                     Ensure effective management of office protocol and media issues; and
Job Specifications
 
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
·                     Have served in the grade of Personal Secretary I for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·                     Have a Bachelors Degree in Secretarial Studies or a Bachelor of Business and Office Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
OR
 
Have the following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council:
·                     Shorthand III (minimum 130 w.p.m.)
·                     Typewriting III (50 w.p.m.)/Computerized Document Processing III
·                     Business English III/Communications II
·                     Commerce II
·                     Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III, and
·                     Secretarial Duties II;
OR
·                     Have a Degree / Higher Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
·                     Have a Certificate in Computer Applications (Windows, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-Access and Internet) from a recognized institution;
·                     Have demonstrated professional competence in secretarial work as reflected in work performance and results;
·                     Possess good organizational and supervisory skills;
·                     Be a results oriented team player; and
·                     Possess records management skills.

Chief Internal Auditor

Scale SK 4 

Ref: HRM/CIA/05/15
 
Key Responsibilities
 
An Officer at this level will be responsible to the Board on all matters that relate to financial control and regulation of Sports Kenya management.


Job Description
·                     Interpret all the financial control and regulations of the SK management;
·                     Interpret financial policies for sound auditing principles/practices and control;
·                     Develop and implement audit plans;
·                     Undertake special audit investigations as may be required from time to time;
·                     Coordinate Internal Auditors works;
·                     Develop and assess risk management guidelines as well as fraud investigation strategy;
·                     Set and implement systems in accordance with International Auditing Standards;
·                     Carry out supervision, guidance and development of staff working under him/her;
·                     Implement and audit work programmes in line with set targets and annual work plans; and
·                     Any other duties that may from time to time be assigned.
Job Specifications
 
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
·                     Must have Served as an Internal Auditor for minimum period of 8 years , three of which must have been as senior auditor in a reputed organization;
·                     Have a degree in commerce, economies or its recognized equivalent professional qualifications from a recognized Institution;
·                     Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);
·                     Have passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA (K) Examination or its recognized equivalent professional qualifications from a recognized Institution; and
·                     Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence in managing internal audit functions;
·                     Be a results oriented team player with good interpersonal, communication and analytical skills;
·                     Be a person of integrity
·                     Possess good leadership and relationship building and collaboration skills;
·                     Be committed to continuous learning, performance improvement and professional development; and possess strategic and project management skills.

Chief Supply Chain Officer 

Scale SK 4

Ref: HRM/CSCO/03/15
 
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Executive Officer; this position is responsible for;


Job Descriptions
·                     Ensuring planning and co-ordination of supplies management services is well executed;
·                     Enforcing public procurement policies, regulations, systems and procedures;
·                     Ensuring there is timely availability of required materials and supplies at the most competitive value/terms;
·                     Implementing executive order No.2 on e-procurement;
·                     Carrying out planning and projection of procurement needs of the institution;
·                     Designing and evaluating supplies systems of the organization to ensure adherence to established performance and systems development;
·                     Preparing performance reports of staff members under his/her supervision;
·                     Preparing supplies estimates of expenditure and control of the supplies vote;
·                     Training and development of the procurement personnel;
·                     Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Job Specifications
 
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -
·                     A Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Supplies or equivalent from a recognized institution;
·                     A Masters Degree in a relevant field will be desirable;
·                     Served as a Supply Chain Officer for a minimum period of 8 years , three of which must have been in a senior position in a reputable organization;
·                     Diploma in supply chain management from CIPS or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·                     Membership of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management;
·                     High ethical standards and integrity; and
·                     Shown a high administrative capability in the management of supply chain services.

Corporation Secretary 

Scale SK 3

Ref: HRM/CS/01/15
 
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director General; this position is responsible for;
 

Job Descriptions
 
Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities on matters of governance; 
Assist the Board in carrying out the following;
·                     updating the Board’s charters;
·                     Board evaluation;
·                     Prepare of Board work plans;
·                     Board’s governance audits;
·                     Implementing the code of conduct and ethics; and
·                     Board’s induction and training.
·                     Ensure there is timely preparation ,circulation of Board’s agendas and minutes for both the committees and full Board;
·                     Ensure that Board members are aware of all relevant laws affecting the organization;
·                     Ensure there is effective communication between the organization and the stakeholders;
·                     Be the custodian of the seal of the organization and account to the Board for its use;
·                     Maintain and update the register of conflicts of interest;
·                     Facilitate effective communication between the organization and stakeholders;
·                     Ensure that annual returns are promptly filed with the relevant authorities; and Any other duties that may from time to time be assigned.
Job Specifications
 
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
·                     Worked for at least eight (8) as a legal officer three (3) of which must have been in a senior position in a reputable organization;
·                     Bachelor’s of Laws degree from a recognized University;
·                     Diploma from the Kenya school of law;
·                     Masters degree in law preferable or CPS (K) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·                     Certificate of admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya; and
·                     Demonstrated management experience and professional competence in work performance and results
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their application letters enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates and details of three referees. 

The candidates should also indicate their current and expected remunerations on their application letters with job reference quoted on the envelope to reach the undersigned on 31st July 2015 by the close of business.

Note: Persons with disabilities, marginalized communities and female candidates who meet the job specifications are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing both directly or indirectly will lead to automatic disqualification.



The Ag. Director General
Sports Kenya,
Private Bag,
Kasarani, Nairobi.

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