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Senior Principal Finance Officer Job in Kenya – Government

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions: Pursuant to Section 13 (2) of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act No. 2 of 2013, the Office shall have power to appoint, control and supervise its staff in a manner and for such purposes as may be necessary for the promotion of the purpose and the object for which the Office is established.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the underlisted vacancy:-

Senior Principal Finance Officer
One (1) Post 

Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 77,527 - Kshs. 103,894 p.m. 

DPP 6 (JG ‘P’)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
  • House Allowance: Kshs. 40,000 (Nairobi), Kshs. 20,000 (Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret, Thika, Kisii, Kitale, Malindi), Kshs. 15,000 (Other Municipalities), Kshs. 12,000 (Other Areas)
  • Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 12,000 p.m.
  • Leave Allowance: Kshs. 10,000 p.a.
  • Medical Insurance Scheme: As covered by the medical scheme for Civil Servants
  • Car loan: Up to Ksh. 3 Million
  • Mortgage Scheme: Up to Ksh. 15 Million
NB. As approved by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, an appropriate Group Life Insurance Cover, Group Personal Accident Cover and Medical Insurance Scheme for ODPP staff are being developed.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
(i) Served in the grade of Principal Finance Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector for a minimum period of two (2) years;

(ii) A Bachelors degree in Commerce (Finance option), Business Management, Finance Business Administration or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

(iii) Possession of Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA), Economics, Finance, Commerce or in a financial related discipline from a recognized university;

(iv) A certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and

(v) Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to make their applications by completing ONE application form ODPP 1. 

The form may be downloaded from the ODPP’s or picked from Nairobi headquarters and ODPP County Offices.

The candidates should attach COPIES of the following documents to their application form:
  • National Identity Card
  • Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts
  • Any supporting documents and testimonials
  • Letter of appointment to their current substantive post
  • Letter of appointment to their previous post
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae and
  • Clearance certificate from the following bodies :-
  1. Higher Education Loans Board
  2. Kenya Revenue Authority
  3. Criminal Investigation Department
  4. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  5. Any Professional bodies to which the candidate is a member
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, letters of appointment to their current substantive posts and previous post, detailed curriculum vitae and clearance certificates during the interviews. 

Completed application forms should be sent to:

The Secretary
Advisory Board
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
NSSF Building 19th Floor, Block ‘A’
P.O. Box 30701 - 00100

So as to reach the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions on or before 10th February, 2015

Women, persons with disability and those from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.

Please visit the ODPP website for more details on the advertised posts.

Keriako Tobiko, CBS, SC
Director of Public Prosecutions

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