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Government Jobs in Kenya - County Assembly of Kiambu

The County Assembly Service Board seeks to recruit suitable candidates to fill the following job positions:


PRINCIPAL COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER(CAKSB 10)
Job Description
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Principal Communications and Public Affairs Officer in the County Assembly of Kiambu.
Responsibilities

The officer at this point shall be responsible to Director Administrative Services and Human Resource and will undertake the following responsibilities;

·          Coordinating public relations and media related meetings;
·         Coordinating public relations related activities including publishing of magazines,
brochures, handbooks, flyers, news bulletins CDs etc; write, edit and arrange the
publications;
·         Coordinate updating of the County Assembly website in liaison with the ICT
Department;
·         Coordinating programs/events among them outreach programs and public participation;
·         Coordinating, accompanying and receiving all visitors and delegations to and from the County Assembly ensuring all protocols issues are observed;
·         Preparing press releases, arrange interviews with journalists;
·         Coordinating the County Assembly Broadcast Unit on broadcast/media aspects;
·         Assist in developing communication strategies;
·         Monitor public opinion regarding the Assembly;
·         Communicate and Present arguments on behalf of the Assembly in liaison with the Clerk’s Office;
·         Assist in preparing organizational documents such as annual reports, corporate profiles
and submissions, cost budgets;
·         Write speeches, prepare visual aids and make public presentations;
·         Oversee production of audio-visual materials;
·         Conduct internal PR/Communication courses, workshops and media training;
·         Assist to Develop and manage brand identity;
·         Procure sponsorship deals in liaison with the Clerk;
·         Liaison between the organization and other government and Non – Governmental;
·         Coordinate all Corporate Social responsibility (CSR); and,
·         Any other duty allocated by the Supervisor.
Qualifications
·          Have Bachelor’s degree in Communication studies, Mass Communication, Public
Relations or any Social Science;
·         Have satisfactorily served as Senior Public Relations Officer or Media Liaison for a
minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Hold Certificate of membership from the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK);
·         Must demonstrate administrative management skills and sound knowledge of media,
design works, public relations and communication ability;
·          Excellent communication skills and good command of English and Kiswahili;
·         Be competent in use of IT as a working tool; and,
·         Relevant Education, Experience and Knowledge as determined by CAKSB.
FISCAL ANALYST III- CAKSB 6
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Fiscal Analyst III in the County Assembly of Kiambu.
Responsibilities
·         The officer at this point shall be responsible to Senior Fiscal Analyst and will undertake the
following responsibilities;
·         Collect and collate budgetary and economic information on various sectors in order to
undertake budget analysis to aide Members of County Assembly in making informed
decisions on budget matters;
·          Maintain relevant statistics on the County Government expenditure to assist Members to track, compare, predict and make informed policy on allocation and utilization of public resources;
·         Analyze and deliver budgetary reports/briefs on key budget;
·         Carry out strengths and weaknesses of County Government policies relating to allocation and utilization of resources to curb wastage in resource allocation and give alternative scenarios to assist the Assembly to check on the Executive;
·         Assist Members undertake community score card in the county to assess the impact of County government service delivery to the citizens;
·         Assist Members undertake Budget Public hearings in line with Article 201 of the Constitution and Section 10(2) of the Public Finance Management Acton public participation;

·         Carry out independent analysis (on financial implications) on Petitions presented to either of the Houses of Parliament in order to assist the House make informed decisions on issues raised in the Petition; and,
·         Give technical support to the Budget Committee during the processing of Budget estimates and Budget Policy Statement to enable the Committees prepare their reports on budget.
·         Any other duty allocated by the Supervisor.
Qualifications
For appointment to the grade of Fiscal Analyst III, an officer must have:
·         Three (3) years’ relevant experience;
·         A Bachelor of Economics/Finance or any relevant degree from a recognized university;
·         Holder of CPA Part II and above
·         Team player with good communication and interpersonal skills; and,
·         Have a good background of Public Finance.

PROCUREMENT OFFICER III- CAKSB 6
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Procurement
Officer III in the County Assembly of Kiambu.
Responsibilities
The officer at this point shall be responsible to Principal Procurement Officer and will undertake
the following responsibilities;
·          Processing of approved requests of goods, services and works from the user
department to ensure that needs are met;
·         Ensure that the right specifications of goods and services are acquired by researching
and also working hand in hand with the user department;
·         Generate quotations from the approved requisitions and specifications to identify the
appropriate supplier;
·         Expedite the quotation process by observing the time lines and also participate in the
opening and evaluation of the same;
·          Prepare quotation analysis and evaluate for checking and approval;
·          Assist in Carrying out market surveys for specific Supply Chain Managements to realize value for money;
·         Inventory and stock control;
·         Assist in Preparing Frameworks for specific items to reduce the constraints of daily
and weekly purchases; and.,
·         Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have;
·         Three (3) years’ relevant experience in Public Service;
·         Knowledge of the IFMIS system
·         Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Procurement and Supplies Chain Management Option),
·         Procurement and Supplies Management or any other relevant degree from a university recognized in Kenya.
·         Be a registered member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or
·         Certified Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS);
·         Proficiency in computer applications; and,
·         Shown merit in job performance;
How to Apply
Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit applications in own handwriting accompanied by Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, two colour passports size photographs 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.
·         Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
·          Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
·          Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity
Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
·         Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their
current substantive post during the interview.
All applications should clearly indicate the position applied for in the envelope and
reference line and be addressed to:
The Clerk
County Assembly of Kiambu
P.0. Box 1492-00900 Kiambu
The applications should be sent or hand delivered to the office of Clerk at County
Assembly of Kiambu Buildings so as to reach the office on or before Monday 18th November, 2019 at 5:00pm

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