Nandi County Assembly Service Board Jobs Announcement 2013

 

Republic of Kenya
Nandi County Assembly Service Board
Vacancies Announcement

The County Assembly Service Board of Nandi wishes to invite applications from qualified persons for the following positions:

1. Deputy Clerk 

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1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General supervision of all departments
  • External relations including international, inter-county Assemblies relations, conference and protocol affairs
  • Enhancing public understanding and knowledge of the work of the County Assembly, increasing public accessibility and awareness and the operations
  • Offering procedural advice to Mr. Speaker, other presiding officers and Members of County Assembly as required and overseeing the proceedings of the House.
  • Preparation and presentation of orientation programmes for newly elected members of County Assembly
  • Introduction and management of County Assembly internship programme
Requirements for Appointment
  • Holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent
  • Meritoriously executed supervisory duties and responsibilities in a related organization for at least three (3) years.
  • Served in, and shown proven and enduring flair for parliamentary procedure and practice, and have wide experience on the role functions and operation of a legislative body
  • Attended a senior management course from a recognized institution
  • Be computer literate.
  • Meet requirements of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution.
2. Clerk Assistant III 
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3 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Duties and responsibilities at this grade will be more focused on serving various sections of the County Assembly Secretariat
  • Assisting in ensuring adherence to parliamentary procedure, practice, conventions, tradition and etiquette
Requirement for Appointment
  • Diploma in law, Political Science or Social Science from a recognized institution
  • Degree in Law, Political Science or Social Science from a recognized University is an added advantage
  • Should have satisfactorily served in the grade of Clerk Assistant II or an equivalent position in the private or public sector for at least three (3) years and
  • Have shown merit and ability in work performance and results
  • Experience in managing and serving Boards will be an added advantage
3. Legal Counsel 
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1 Post
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Drafting of County Assembly Members bills
  • Drafting of amendments to bills to be proposed to the Assembly by any member of the County Assembly or any Committee of the Assembly/training and supervision of Legal Clerks
  • Giving legal interpretation of Acts and bills and generally giving legal advice on matters relating to the County Assembly
  • Attending courts on litigation matters involving Assembly and drafting contracts and related legal documents
  • Providing legal advice to the County Assembly, Assembly Committees, the Speaker, the County Assembly Service Board, individual Members and the Clerk
  • Ensuring bills passed by County Assembly comply with the Constitution of Kenya
  • Liaising with the office of the County Attorney on litigation matters involving the County Assembly
  • Legal representation of the County Assembly and the County Assembly Service Board in the court proceedings
Requirements for Appointment
  • Have Bachelors of law degree
  • Be in possession of a current practicing certificate
  • Have proficiency in the use of basic computer applications
  • At least five years of legislative, drafting and general litigation experience
  • A post-graduate qualification will be an added advantage
  • Fulfill the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya
4. Legal Counsel 
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1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Drafting of Private Members Bills
  • Facilitating service of Legal Documents
  • Collecting, circulating and filling of published bills and subsidiary legislation
  • Filing of Court documents and any other legal document
  • Organizing the Legal Department Registry
  • Drafting Legal Documents under the supervision of Legal Counsel
  • Preparation of bills and other legislative instruments for publication
  • Preparation of vellum copies for assent and publication
  • Preparation of committee stage amendments to bills and
  • Providing any other clerical services that may be required by the County Assembly, the Committees, the Speaker, the County Assembly Service Board or the Clerk.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Diploma in Law from recognized institution
  • Served in the grade of legal Clerk II or in a comparable and relevant position for a minimum period of three (3) years
  • Proficiency in the use of basic computer applications in preparation of legislative and legal instruments
  • Knowledge in litigation matters
  • Possession of a current Process Server’s Certificate, Kenya National Examination Council certificate in typing III, Office Management III, Business English, Commerce II, Secretarial II will be an added advantage.
  • Meet requirements of leadership and integrity set out ¡n Chapter Six of the Constitution.
5. Legal Clerk Assistant 1 
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1 Post
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Taking hearing dates in litigation matters
  • Facilitating services of Legal Documents
  • Collecting, circulating and filling of published bills and subsidiary legislation
  • Filling of Court documents and any other legal documents
  • Organizing the Legal Department Registry
  • Drafting Legal Documents under the supervision of Legal Counsel
  • Preparation of bills and other legislative instruments for publication
  • Preparation of committee stage amendments to bills and,
  • Providing other Clerical services that may be required by the County Assembly, the Committee, the Speaker, the County Assembly Service Board or the Clerk.
Requirements for Appointment
  • A diploma in law from a recognized institution
  • Proficiency in the use of basic computer applications in preparation of legislative and legal instruments
  • Served as legal clerk for at least 2 years.
  • Knowledge in litigation matters
  • Possession of a current Process Server’s Certificate, Kenya National Examination Council certificate in typing III, Office Management III, Business English, Commerce II, Secretarial II will be an added advantage.
6. Fiscal analyst III
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1 Post
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collecting and collating budgetary information from various sources for analysis;
  • Maintaining relevant statistics on public revenue and expenditure finders
  • Carrying our commissioned Budget research on specific areas of interests
  • Assisting in preparing budgetary information reports for Members and relevant House Committees and
  • Assisting in workshops planning
Requirements for Appointment
  • CPA III / Diploma in accounting or its equivalent in Economics or its equivalent from a recognized institution is an added advantage
  • Previous experience in public finance will be an added advantage and
  • Be a team player with good communication and interpersonal skills
7. Hansard Reporter III
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3 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensuring timely and accurate transcriptions of Assembly proceedings
  • Undertaking independent verbatim reporting of Assembly proceedings and those of relevant committees/functions within and outside Assembly
  • Preparing transcripts or editing
  • Assisting in classification, custody, archiving, retrieval and cross checking of documents against references and any other details that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Diploma in Linguistics
  • Degree in Linguistics is an added advantage
  • B- in English and Kiswahili in KCSE is mandatory
  • Be able to demonstrate good knowledge of legislative procedures and the conduct of Assembly Committee Business.
  • Should possess 3 years experience
  • Be computer literate.
8. Sergeant At Arms III 
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1 Post
 
Duties and Responsibilities
The Sergeant-At-Arms will be responsible to Senior Sergeant -At- Arms for:
  • Enforcing Speakers rules
  • Performing chamber and ceremonial duties
  • Posting of information on notice boards for members
  • Ensuring security for personnel and property
  • Providing fire and safety services
  • Accessing control management
  • Crowd control management
  • Investigating security surveys
  • Maintaining decorum within the precincts of the County Assembly
  • Crime detection and prevention.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be in possession of a diploma in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution
  • Be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education grade C
  • Have served in the disciplined forces for a period of not less than five (5) years
  • Be computer literate
  • Have a certificate in fire fighting and first aid;
  • Crime detection and prevention.
9. Research Officer III 
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1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provision of non- partisan professional research assistance and analysis to members, committee and staff of the Assembly
  • Assessing the strengths and weakness of policy options
  • Provision of expert interpretation, explanation and analysis
  • Maintain a periodically updated inventory of publications on current issues
  • Providing technical back up to the house committees.
Requirements for Appointment
  • A Diploma from a recognized institution in a specialized discipline including Economics, Agriculture, Environmental quality, sociology, science, international trade, commercial and other science related field.
  • A degree in related field is an added advantage.
  • Served in the grade of Research Officer Ill or an equivalent position in either the public or the private sector for at least three (3) years
  • Added advantage of degree from a recognized University ¡n a specialized discipline including Economics, Agriculture, Environmental quality, sociology, science, internationals trade! Commercial and other Science related field
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the concepts and techniques of professional research, with particular emphasis on public policy analysis
  • An ability to write, edit in a clear, concise and understandable manner
  • Satisfactorily served as a Research Officer ¡n similar positions with comparable responsibilities in organizations/reputable research institution; and
  • Have at least three years continuous work experience.
10. Human Resource Officer I 
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1 Post
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparing the annual budget for the Human Resource Department
  • Facilitating and supervising the recruitments to maintain high standards of professionalism
  • In charge of inducting new employees and ensure soft landing for all employees
  • Co-ordinating meetings for subordinate staff as and when the need arises
  • Representing the Assembly at industrial courts ¡n case of any labour disputes
Requirements for Appointment
  • A Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Human Resource or other relevant field from a recognized University.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrate knowledge of labour laws
  • Possess effective communication, presentation, leadership and relationship building skills
  • An active listener, compassionate and very understanding: and Demonstrate the passion for services delivery.
  • Meet requirements of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution.
11. Human Resource Officer III
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1 Post
Performs duties of a Human Resource Officer and any other duties that may be allocated
 
Duties and Responsibilities
The holder of this position reports to his/her immediate senior and performs duties of a Human Resource officer and any other duties that may allocated

Requirements for Appointment

  • A Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution
  • A degree in the same field is an added advantage
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrate knowledge of labour laws
  • Possess effective communication, presentation, leadership and relationship building skills
  • An active listener, compassionate and very understanding; and Demonstrate the passion for services delivery.
12. Procurement Officer II 
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1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Planning and co-ordination of supplies management services
  • Preparation of supplies estimates of expenditure and control vote
  • Advising on rationing of stores where demand exceeds
  • Abstracting and information repacking services
Requirement for Appointment
  • Diploma in Procurement / Supplies Management or other related field.
  • Degree in the same field is an added advantage.
  • Served as Procurement Officer II for at least three (3) years or equivalent position in Public and Private sectors; and
  • Shown merit in job performance.
  • Meet requirements of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution.
13. Procurement Officer III 
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1 Post
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Procurement of stores;
  • Supervision of Staff;
  • Advising on rationing of stores where demand exceeds supply; and
  • Recommending disposal of unserviceable stores on the recommendation of a Board of Survey
Requirement for Appointment
  • Diploma in Procurement / Supplies Management from a recognized institution
  • Shown merit in job performance
14. Secretary Assistant I 
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3 Posts

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Proving quality Secretarial services to the office
  • Maintaining confidentiality and integrity of correspondence in the office
  • Maintaining of accurate filling and record system
  • Receiving all visitors to the office and either address their requirements or refer them to the Speaker, Deputy Speaker or Clerk where necessary
  • Handling all incoming and outgoing correspondence including emails, general correspondence and other communication
Requirements for Appointment
  • A minimum of a KCSE certificate
  • Secretarial Studies Stage II KNEC or any other recognized institution
  • Computer literate
15. Security Assistant III 
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6 Posts
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist Sergeant At Arms
  • Ensuring security for personnel and property
  • Providing tire and safety services
  • Crowd control management
  • Investigating security surveys
  • Maintaining decorum within the precincts of the County Assembly
Requirements for Appointment
  • Certificate holder
  • Be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Have a certificate in fire fighting and first aid:
How to apply
Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit applications in own handwriting accompanied by two-page Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, and other relevant supporting documents and be addressed to:
The Secretary,
Nandi County Assembly Service Board,
P.O. Box 673,
Kapsabet
Or be hand delivered to the Office of the Clerk, Nandi County Assembly located at the premises of the Nandi County Assembly. (Formerly County Council of Nandi) so as to reach him not later than 1st October, 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.