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Government Jobs in Kenya - West Pokot

Republic of Kenya
 
West Pokot County Assembly
 
Vacancies
 
The West Pokot County Assembly Service Board wishes to invite applications from qualified persons for the following positions: -

1. Senior Procurement Officer
Scale 11 
1 Post

Ref: WP/CAS/2014/01

Duties and Responsibilities
 
The officer is responsible for:
  • planning and co-ordination of supplies management services;
  • enforcement of Government regulations, systems and procedures;
  • preparation of supplies estimates of expenditure and control of Vote;
  • initiation of policy, review and updating of existing regulations, supplies management instructions, inspection, training and development of the supplies personnel.
  • receiving requisitions and specifications from users, doing tendering, and acquisition of goods and services;
  • documentation of goods/services, and custody of documents and goods; and,
  • commissioning of procured services, issuing of goods, and retiring of boarded goods.
Requirement for Appointment:
  • served as Senior Procurement Officer for at least 5 years or equivalent position in the public and/or private sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a procurement related field;
  • relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
  • Post graduate diploma in procurement/supplies management;
  • Shown merit in job performance; and
  • must be a registered Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management(KISM)
2. Procurement / Purchasing Assistant
Scale 
1 Post

Ref: WP/CAS/2014/02

Duties and Responsibilities
  • procurement of stores;
  • advising on rationing of stores where demand exceeds supply; and,
  • recommending disposal of unserviceable stores.
  • receiving requisitions and specifications from users, doing tendering, and acquisition of goods and services;
  • documentation of goods/services, and custody of documents and goods;
Requirement for appointment
  • Served as Procurement Officer or an equivalent position in either the public or the private sector for at least 3 years;
  • Degree in procurement related field;
  • Proof of merit in job performance; and
  • Be a registered member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)
3. Assistant Internal Auditor
Scale 8
1 Post

Ref: WP/CAS/2014/03
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
An Assistant Internal Auditor will be directly under the Internal Auditor and shall be responsible for a major activities/section of the Assembly Service such as procurement and stores, payroll and personnel records, cash and budgetary control and shall be responsible for:
  • reviewing and developing audit techniques and procedures for systems audits;
  • prepare and update audit guidelines and programmes; and,
  • draft preliminary audit reports queries and observations for the departmental heads consideration; and
  • perform any other duty assigned by the management.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years as Internal Auditor or an equivalent position in either the public or private sector and possess a university degree relevant to Audit function such as Commerce, Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance or Computer Science and in possession of CPA K; or
  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years as Internal Auditor or an equivalent position in either the public or private sector and possess CPA II or its equivalent; and Demonstrated capabilities and a high degree of competence in conducting and supervising both financial and management audit.
4. Accountant II
1 Post
Scale 
Ref: WP/CAS/2014/04
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • collation of financial estimates;
  • verification of payment vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations;
  • general accounting work involving book-keeping knowledge and routine accounting entries;
  • determination of aggregate expenditure;
  • control of expenditure and below-the-line group of accounts; and,
  • supervision of the revenue collection processes.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • For direct appointment to this grade, a candidate must possess a pass in Part II of the Certified Public Accounts (Kenya) Examination and a Bachelor of Commerce degree (accounting option) from a recognized university/institution or any other acceptable professional accountancy qualification by virtue of which the holder is exempted from Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (Kenya) Examination; and
  • Must have served in a relevant position for not less than 5 years.
5. Accountant III
1 Post
Scale 
Ref: WP/CAS/2014/05

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • collation of financial estimates;
  • verification of payment vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations;
  • general accounting work involving book-keeping knowledge and routine accounting entries;
  • determination of aggregate expenditure;
  • control of expenditure and below-the-line group of accounts; and,
  • supervision of the revenue collection processes.
Requirements for Appointment
  • For direct appointment to this grade, a candidate must possess a pass in Part II of the Certified Public Accounts (Kenya) Examination and a Bachelor of Commerce degree (accounting option) from a recognized university/institution or any other acceptable professional accountancy qualification by virtue of which the holder is exempted from Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (Kenya) Examination; and
  • Must have served in a relevant position for not less than 3 years.
6. Drivers
3 Posts
Scale 

Ref: WP/CAS/2014/06
 
Requirements for appointments
  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent;
  • A Clean valid driving license Class A B C E and PSV license;
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID);
  • Five (5) years driving experience in Grade 7 or comparable position, three of which must be accident free;
  • Proven ability to supervise and coordinate staff;
  • A Certificate in First Aid from a recognized institution;
  • Occupational Trade Test I for drivers;
  • A Suitability Test for Drivers from the relevant Government Ministry;
  • Defensive V.I.P. Training;
  • Public Relations Training;
  • Relevant training from the National Youth Service(NYS) will be an added advantage
Remuneration: Competitive package
 
Applications including curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to:

The Secretary
County Assembly Service Board
County Assembly Building
P. O. Box 6- 30600
Kapenguria

Closing date: Thursday 7th August, 2014. 


Any application received after this date shall not be considered.

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