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Business Services Director

IPOA GRADE 2 (1POSITION)
(CONSOLIDATED SALARY KES.320,000 – 470,000)
IPOA/HR/15/2018;
Reports to the Chief Executive Officer. Supervises: Head of Finance and Administration, and Head of ICT.

Roles

·         Coordinating preparation of annual budgets;
·         Developing and implementing financial policies and procedures for proper use of the Authority’s financial resources;
·         Preparing of financial and management reports as required by law;
·         Supervising and coordinating banking transactions and cash management procedures;
·         Managing the Authority’s cash flow;
·         Ensuring compliance with all fiscal controls and statutory requirements;
·         Developing and managing proper asset management records;
·         Implementing the IT strategic plan in support of the corporate plan and business plans;
·         Determining the most effective and efficient ways of implementing technology based solutions to support the stated requirements of the various departments;
·         Identifying opportunities for the application of technology to assist the various departments achieve their objectives;
·         Supervising, appraising, training and developing staff in the department

Requirements

·         Be a citizen of Kenya
·         Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.
Required Functional Skills
·         A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration or equivalent and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, social sciences or related areas.
·         Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K) in good standing, or equivalent
·         Excellent computer skills with expertise in Microsoft office packages
·         A minimum of ten years senior managerial experience five of which should be in senior financial management in the public or private sector
·         Familiarity with PFM Act, 2012, PFM Regulations, 2015 and International Public Sector Accounting Standards
·         Preparation of financial statements up to audited accounts
Required Behavioural Skills
·         Candidates must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;
·         Strong managerial and leadership skills, including motivating, developing, coaching and leading teams;
·         Demonstrated high ethical standards;
·         Demonstrate experience in result based strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation as well as financial management skills.
·         Be an effective communicator with excellent negotiations and people leadership skills
·         Excellent knowledge of relevant computer software and applications.


Principal Human Resource Officer
IPOA/HR/16/2018;
IPOA GRADE 4 (1 POSITION)
Reports to the Head of Human Capital

Roles

·         Implementing and interpreting Human Resource strategies, policies, rules and regulations;
·         Coordinating human resource and organizational succession planning;
·         Organizing recruitment and, processing appointments and employee on-boarding;
·         Coordinating implementation of compensation and reward policies:
·         Coordinating payroll and employee benefits administration;
·         Coordinating employee performance management system;
·         Coordinating corporate and individual employee Training Needs Analysis and developing Annual Training Plans;
·         Managing the human resource information system;
·         Developing and implementing annual and semi-annual Departmental work plans and budget;
·         Managing employee relations and processing of staff disciplinary cases for compliance with Labour Laws;
·         Developing and implementing Employee Assistance strategies and programmes;
·         Supervising, guiding, training and development of staff under him/her.

Requirements

For appointment to this position, an officer must:-
·         Served in the grade of Senior Human Resource Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years or nine (9) in a comparable and relevant position in the Public or Private Sector;
·         Bachelor’s degree in either of the following disciplines: Human Resource Management/Development, Industrial Relations, Business Administration (Human Resource Option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
·         Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than three (3) weeks from a recognized institution;
·         Registered as a professional member with Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) or any other relevant and equivalent organization;
·         Certificate in computer application skills; and
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Required Behavioural Skills
·         Candidates must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;
·         Strong supervisory skills, including motivating, developing, coaching and leading teams;
·         Demonstrated high ethical standards;
·         Be an effective communicator with excellent negotiations skills;
·         Excellent knowledge of relevant computer software and applications.


Senior Legal Officer
IPOA/HR/17/2018;
IPOA GRADE 5 (2 POSITIONS)
(CONSOLIDATED SALARY KES.122,000-202,000), RE-ADVERTISED
The Senior Legal Officer will be responsible to the Director, Complaints Management and Legal Services through the Head of Legal Services.

Roles

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:-
·         Handling complex litigation cases and provide adequate representation of IPOA in civil and criminal Court Proceedings;

·         Carrying out comprehensive analysis of evidence, which includes evaluation of evidence gathered in the course of investigations and to prepare legal reports and briefs;
·         Carrying out research into legal issues pertinent to the operations of the Authority;
·         preparing statutory performance and annual reports in liaison with Heads of other departments of the Authority;
·         Undertaking conveyancing and provide legal advice to the Authority on all aspects thereof;
·         Handling matters pertaining to the preparation of cases for prosecution and oversee the prosecution thereof;
·         Providing liaison with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution and other relevant State Agencies;
·         Undertaking any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         Must be a citizen of Kenya.
·         Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.
Required functional skills:
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
·         A Bachelor’s degree in Law or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
·         Post graduate Diploma in legal studies;
·         Registered as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
·         Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of either Legal Officer or for a period of six (6) years in Legal services, in the Public Service or Private Sector post admission experience in Law as a legal practitioner/academician or judicial officer;
·         Knowledge and experience in a law enforcement environment will be an added advantage; and
·         Certificate in computer application skills;
Required behavioural skills:
·         A candidate must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;
·         Ability to maintain confidence and trust regarding sensitive issues;
·         Demonstrated professional competence, integrity and capability in work performance;


Human Resource Officer
(GRADE 6) – 1 POSITION
IPOA/HR/18/2018;
(CONSOLIDATED SALARY KES.90,000-130,000)

Roles

·         Implementing compensation and reward policies and strategies as advised by management;
·         Administering employee benefits including welfare schemes, medical Insurance and retirement benefits;
·         Coordinating Employee Assistance and staff welfare Programmes;
·         Implementing Human Resource Information management system;
·         Planning and implementing Occupational Safety and Health programmes and audits;
·         Monitoring Departmental Records Management System;
·         Providing quarterly and annual reports of Human Resource activities;
·         Maintaining staff leave records;
·         Monitoring compliance with the Labour laws and related regulations on human resource management.

Requirements

The successful candidate will have
·         A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Social Sciences;
·         Diploma in Human Resource Management;
·         Professional training on Labour laws will be an added advantage;
·         The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience as Human Resource Officer and be a member of a recognized professional body e.g. the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).
Required Behavioural Skills
·         Candidates must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;
·         Demonstrated high ethical standards;
·         Be an effective communicator with excellent negotiations
·         Excellent knowledge of relevant computer software and applications.


Court Process Server
IPOA/HR/19/2018;
(GRADE 7) – 1 POSITION
(CONSOLIDATED SALARY KES.64,500-97,500)
Reports to the Senior Legal Officer, the Court Process Server will serve court processes and perform clerical duties.

Roles

·         Serve court processes in accordance with provisions of the law
·         File affidavits of service
·         Maintain a register of service of court processes
·         Perform clerical duties
·         Man the legal department registry and documents
·         Perform any other or further duties as allocated from time to time

Requirements

·         Diploma in Legal Studies from a duly registered institution
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C
·         Registered as a court process server with experience of at least 3 years, post qualification
·         Hold a current license as a court process server
·         Proficiency application
·         Good understanding of the civil procedure and rules thereunder in regard of service of court process
Required Behavioral Skills
·         Communication skills
·         Interpersonal skills
·         Integrity
·         Positive attitude
·         Honesty
How to Apply
All applicants MUST attach clearance from the following agencies:
·         Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
·         Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC);
·         Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
·         Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI); and
·         Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Interested persons who meet the above criteria are invited to submit their applications online at https://portal.ipoa.go.ke/careers/ attaching all the relevant documents. Canvassing and incomplete applications may lead to automatic disqualification. Applications should be received on or before Tuesday, 8th May 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applicants MUST note that they may be posted to serve in ANY part of the country.
Those who applied for the position of Senior Legal Officer in the immediate previous advertisement need NOT apply.
IPOA is an equal opportunity employer and shall not in its recruitment discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, ethnic origin, political affiliation, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability, health or social status.

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