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Government Jobs in Kenya - Migori

Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Migori

Office of the County Public Service Board

 
Migori County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the County Government Act No.17 of 2012.

 

Fiscal Policy Analyst
JG “K”:
 
One (1) Post 
Ref: MCPSB 113/2015
 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Linking the budget to the County medium term plans and other plans
  • Capturing of the budget into the IFMIS through the plan to budget module.
  • Analysis of the county budget and preparation of budget reports
  • Develop and analysis budgetary policies in conjunction with the Director Economic Planning
  • Carrying out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a holder of Bachelors degree in Economics, Commerce or its equivalent from a recognized university
  • At least one (1) year experience in dealing with budget preparation including preparation of key budget reports
  • Basic knowledge on plan to budget module
  • Computer skills on IFMIS budget module.
  • A minimum working experience of three (3) years
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract
 
Data Analyst
JG “K”

One (1) Post 
Ref: MCPSB 114/2015
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Refine the data management system to track implementation of the county medium term plan (the CIDP) and other development plans
  • Research right indicators to present to the county to better understand its socio-economic progress
  • Create data reports to be presented to the county executive and assembly
  • Audit the quality of data, organize for data re-entry as necessary and change data entry process to improve data quality.
  • Keep record of work completed
  • Generating periodic reports as instructed.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor degree in ICT, mathematics, Economics, statistics or finance
  • should be good with numbers and able to translate and come up with reports
  • should be good in record keeping
  • minimum of three (3) years working experience in data management/statistical analysis/database administration.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
 Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract
 
Statistician
JG “K”

One (1) Post 

Ref: MCPSB 115/2015
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation of county development plans,
  • Expenditure analysis,
  • Budget preparation and implementation follow up,
  • Analysis of the budget and variance,
  • Data collection and analysis,
  • Time series analysis
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirement for Appointment
  • Bachelors degree in mathematics, statistics or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Experience in Microsoft excel and proficiency in Microsoft excel, Access and power point;
  • Ability to be adaptive and responsive;
  • Ability to organize inform into user-friendly formats;
  • Analytical and process management skills with a thorough understanding of how to interpret county policy and plans into data reporting requirements;
  • Minimum of three (3) years working experience;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract
 
Accountants
JG “K”

Eight (8) Posts 

Ref: MCPSB 116/2015
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation and verification of vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulation involving primary data entry an routine accounting or such as balancing of cashbooks, impress and advances ledgers etc
  • Book keeping and filing of financial records
  • Safety custody of records and assets
  • Balancing and ruling of cash books on daily basis
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option),Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized University;
  • CPA (K) or A.C.C.A qualification;
  • Minimum working experience of three (3) years;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract

ICT Officer, Systems Administration
JG “K”

One (1) Post 

Ref: MCPSB 109/2015
 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversee administration of county government servers and its services, including planning, designing, installation and maintenance of web server, proxy server, DNS, FTP, Mail and any other relevant server services
  • Design and implementation of security systems such as firewalls and gateways3. Advising on new and emerging technologies and innovations;
  • Provide IT client services and operations in support of desktop computing, networking, and web services through local and centralized helpdesk and network operations;
  • Coordinate with service providers to ensure proper service delivery;
  • Responsible for essential enterprise services such as backups, server administration and hardware or software research;
  • Provide network operations support for variety of products including wired and wireless applications of enterprise technology;
  • Plan and implement network security, including building firewalls, managing host security, file permissions, backup and disaster recovery plans, file system integrity, access control, anti-virus protection;
  • Provide input into IT strategy and annual IT budget;
  • Drive IT projects as directed by management, in particular expanding the IT infrastructure and support services the County
  • Carrying out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of Bachelors Degree in Information Technology or a related field from a recognized university;
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ relevant experience in IT environment (especially IT support, systems administration, hardware and networking);
  • Advanced knowledge of installations, upgrades and troubleshooting of Operating System Servers and Web application Servers;
  • Advanced database administration skills including backups/restores, monitoring DB performance, and running scripts;
  • Proficiency in maintenance and upgrade of interactive website and e-commerce;
  • Demonstrable exposure on basic professional knowledge of networking, internet technologies, database design and operations, office applications, GIS and common hardware and peripherals,
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract
 
ICT Officer, Network Administration
JG “K”:
 
One (1) Post 

Ref: MCPSB 110/2015
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identify causes of network failure, utilize test procedures and establish diagnostic aids and take remedial actions to minimize system down-time;
  • Undertaking analysis and correcting basic network problems;
  • Install and support LAN, WAN network segments, internet and intranet systems;
  • Maintaining network servers such as file servers, VPN gateways, intrusion detection, antivirus software, routing systems and other network management systems;
  • Administer servers, desktops computers, printers, routers, switches and firewalls;
  • Configuring workstations hardware and software for network operations;
  • Designing, installing and maintaining LAN/WAN, virtual private networks and wifi networks and their interoperability;
  • Supervise the administration of systems and servers related network to ensure availability of services to authorized users.
  • Carrying out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for appointments
  • Be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Computer science or related field from a recognized university;
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ relevant experience in IT environment especially with network capacity planning, network security principles and other general network environment;
  • Possession of a relevant Network Administration Certification e.g. CCNA or CCNE;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract
 
ICT Officer, Web Administration
JG “K”:
 
One (1) Post 

Ref: MCPSB 112/2015
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining of web-based applications, web sites and portals for the county government
  • Oversee the administration of county government’s shared web servers, web hosting and email services
  • Ensuring website consistency and conformity to laid down standards and guidelines.
  • Liaise with the communication division to oversee county government’s social media presence
  • Ensuring that current and future web-based applications are convenient and user friendly
  • Upgrading and maintenance of web system performance by analyzing and monitoring performance tuning.
  • Carrying out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for appointments
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field from a recognized institution.
  • Computer certification software development, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Web Programming skills are desirable.
  • Have expertise and hands on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as JavaScript, JQuery and API’s
  • Functional knowledge on design experience with Web Services (REST, SOAP etc)
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract
 
ICT Officer II
JG “H”

Eight (8) Posts 

Ref: MCPSB 112/2015
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in coordinating systems analysis, design and programs specifications;
  • Ensuring timely implementation and effective, maintenance of systems; developing reports on ICT standards
  • Preparing progress reports on the Information Communication Technology equipment maintenance;
  • Designing and maintaining Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN);
  • Preparing technical reports for users
Requirements for appointments
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of Diploma in Computer Science, Information, Information Communication, Information Communication Technology, Computer Engineering or a related field from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum working experience of three (3) years;
  • Possession of CCNA III, MCSE, Oracle qualification is an added advantage
  • Evidence of proficiency in networks and database systems integration and administration
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Demonstrate professional ability, initiative and competence in organizing and directing work.
Terms of Service: Permanent/Contract

Deputy Director, Supply Chain Management
JG “Q”
One (1) Post 

Ref: MCPSB / 108/2015
 
Reporting to the Director, Supply Chain Management, the Deputy Director, Supply Chain Management will be responsible for efficient management of supply chain services within the County.
 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing administrative guidelines on the implementation and interpretation of Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2015 and regulations 2006;
  • Planning and co-ordination of supplies management services;
  • 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 County Government;
  • Designing and evaluating supplies systems of the County to ensure adherence to established performance and systems development;
  • Preparing supplies estimates of expenditure and control of the supplies vote;
  • Development and implementation of the County Annual Procurement Plan;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor of Commerce degree or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Be conversant with modern computer packages used in supply chain management;
  • Be a member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005 and regulations 2006.
  • Have a knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five (5) years in Public Procurement entity
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Terms of Service: Permanent / Contract

Director, Internal Audit
JG “R”
One (1) Post
 
Ref: MCPSB 107/2015
 
Reporting to the County Audit Committee, the Director Internal Audit will be responsible for advising the County management on risks and the adequacy of internal control systems.
 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reviewing the existing internal control systems, manuals and procedures and advising the management accordingly;
  • Carrying out independent assessments of development operational risks to ensure efficient and effective use of county resources;
  • Assessing compliance with county policies, procedures and regulations;
  • Developing and implementing audit plans, programs and tests ;
  • Assisting in ensuring efficient use of county accounting assets and safeguarding against loss;
  • Preparation of periodical reports for the county audit committee regarding the reliance of existing internal control systems;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from a recognized university;
  • Masters degree in Business Administration is an added advantage;
  • Certified Public Accountants CPA(K) or its equivalent professional qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Must be a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK);
  • At least five (5) years on experience in audit function at a senior management level;
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence in managing internal audit functions;
  • Proficiency in the use of word processing and spreadsheet software, word and excel;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Terms of Service: Permanent / Contract

Director, Gender and Equality
JG “R”:
One (1 Post) 
MCPSB / 105/2015
 
Reporting to the Chief Officer in charge of Gender and Equality, the Director, Gender and Equality is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of Gender and Equality Policies and Programs in Migori County.
 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Development and implementation of Gender and Equality policies and programs in the County;
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of gender and equality policies and programs in the County;
  • Promote gender equality and freedom from discrimination in the County;
  • Conduct and coordinate research activities on matter relating to Gender equality and freedom from discrimination;
  • Investigate any matter in respect of principles of equality and freedom from discrimination in the County;
  • To conduct audits on the status of special interest groups including minorities, marginalized groups, Persons With Disabilities (PWD’s), women, youth and children in the County;
  • Coordinate and facilitate main streaming of issues of gender, persons with disabilities (PWD’s) and other marginalized group in the County;
  • Coordinate and organize Public Education Programs on Principles of equality and freedom from discrimination in the County;
  • Carry out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or, Gender and Development from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Master’s degree in development studies, gender/women studies, social studies is an added advantage;
  • At least five (5) years experience in a gender related environment at senior management level
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Terms of Service: Permanent /Contract
 
Deputy Director, Gender and Equality
JG “Q”:
One (1) Post) 
MCPSB / 106/2015
 
Reporting to the Director, Gender and Equality, the Deputy Director will be responsible for implementation of Gender and Equality policies and programmes in Migori County:

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implementation of Gender and Equality Policies and programmes
  • Conduct of audits on the status of special interest groups including minorities, marginalized groups, persons with disabilities (PWDs), women, youth and children in 3. Developments of work plans and budgets;
  • Implementations of work plans,
  • Organize Public Education Programmes on gender issues in Migori County;
  • Generation of Gender Data Sheet;
  • Establishment of Gender Units,
  • Carry out any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies or Gender and Development from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience in gender responsive environment;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Terms of Service: Permanent / Contract

How to Apply:
 
1. All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the top left side indicating the reference number for position applied for and addressed to:

The Chairman
Migori County Public Service Board
P.O Box 365- 40400
Migori- Suna

 
2. Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the offices of the Migori County Public Service Board located at Msomi Teachers’ College in Migori County.

3. All applications should reach the Chairman Migori County Public Service Board on or before Friday 21st August, 2015.
 
4. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original Identity Cards, Academic and Professional Certificates and testimonials.
 
5. For candidates to meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants must obtain the following clearance:
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from KRA
  • Clearance Certificate from HELB
  • Clearance Certificate from Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
Note:
  • Women, People With Disabilities(PWD’s) and Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply,
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification;

Migori County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer.

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