Republic of Kenya

The Parliamentary Service Commission


The Parliamentary Service Commission seeks to recruit persons who are energetic and result oriented to fill the following positions:

Personal Secretary I
Thirty (30) vacancies


Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Recording dictation in shorthand and transcribing it in typewritten form
  • Typing from drafts, manuscripts or recording from dictation machines
  • Processing data
  • Management of e-office
  • Ensuring security of office records; documents and equipments; including classified materials
  • Preparing responses to simple routine correspondence
  • Management of office protocol; managing of office petty cash; handling telephone calls and appointments
  • Operating office equipment
Minimum Qualifications

Direct Appointment


A Bachelors Degree in Secretarial Studies or a Bachelor of Business and Office Management or
equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
 
Candidates who have attained the following qualifications will also be considered;
 
(i) Served in the grade of Personal Secretary II or Senior Secretarial Assistant or any other relevant and comparable position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
 
and
 
(ii) The following qualifications from the Kenya National Examination Council:
  • Shorthand III (100 w.p.m.)
  • Typewriting III (minimum 50 w.p.m.)/Computerized Document Processing III
  • Office Management Ill/Office Administration and Management III
  • Business English III / Communications II
  • Office Practice II
  • Commerce II
  • Secretarial Duties II
or
  • A Diploma/Higher Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations council or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution; and
  • A certificate in computer applications.
Assistant Office Superintendent

Thirty Seven (37) Vacancies

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Cleaning of offices, kitchen, and entire compound.
  • Collecting and cleaning tea-serving facilities in offices.
  • Collecting and delivering documents outside Parliament.
  • Delivering documents within Parliament.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Must have served in the grade of Assistant Office Superintendent Ill (PSC 3) for at least
  • four (4) years or its equivalent position;
  • Shown merit and ability;
  • Be in possession of certificate in House Keeping from a recognized Institute;
  • Be conversant with basic labour laws
  • Be in possession of at least D+ at secondary level of education.
Applications must include a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Academic Certificates and Testimonials and may be addressed to 

The Clerk of the Senate/Secretary, 
Parliamentary Service Commission, 
P.O. Box 41842 - 00100, 
Nairobi, 

hand delivered to, the office of the Clerk of the Senate on 2nd Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings 

or emailed to csenate@parliament. go.ke to be received on or before 22nd May, 2014.

Clerk of the Senate / Secretary
Parliamentary Service Commission
Web Developers for Kehl Design Agency

Summary: We are searching for outstanding web developers to be responsible for developing meaningful, reusable Web-based tools. 

Our web developers work closely with our project managers, strategists and design team members to develop specifications and make recommendations on the use of new and emerging technologies.
 
Responsibilities
  • Work closely with Project Managers and other members of the Development Team to both develop detailed specification documents with clear project deliverables and timelines, and to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Produce project estimates during sales process, including expertise required, total number of people required, total number of development hours required, etc.
  • Attend client meetings during the sales process and during development.
  • Work with clients and Project Managers to build and refine graphic designs for websites. Must have strong skills in Photoshop, Fireworks, or equivalent application(s).
  • Convert raw images and layouts from a graphic designer into CSS/XHTML themes.
  • Determine appropriate architecture, and other technical solutions, and make relevant recommendations to clients.
  • Communicate to the Project Manager with efficiency and accuracy any progress and/or delays.
  • Engage in outside-the-box thinking to provide high value-of-service to clients.
  • Alert colleagues to emerging technologies or applications and the opportunities to integrate them into operations and activities.
  • Be actively involved in and contribute regularly to the development community of the CMS of your choice.
Required Skills
  • 2 years minimum experience with HTML5/XHTML and CSS
  • 2 years minimum Web programming experience, including PHP, ASP or JSP
  • 1 year minimum experience working with relational database systems such as MySQL, MSSQL or Oracle and a good working knowledge of SQL
  • Development experience using extensible web authoring tools
  • Experience developing and implementing open source software projects
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
When applying:
 
Please include a cover letter, resume and at minimum a link to your personal URL/portfolio.
 
We’ll accept .PDF portfolios in of links or online samples of your work, but please submit these as a download rather than an attachment.

Send to jobs@kehldesign.com



Digital Project Manager for Kehl Design Agency

We are looking for a Project Manager with extensive digital and corporate experience to lead the delivery of creative digital design solutions. 

As Digital Project Manager, you will primarily focus on digital design and production, as well social media activation projects from time to time. 

You will work closely with internal clients as well as internal and external designers, art workers and project managers to ensure delivery of highly creative design solutions to global firms.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high quality, on-brand creative digital design output
  • Liaise with internal clients
  • Prepare cost and timing estimates, checking and trafficking proofs, liaising with and managing external suppliers
  • Work closely with other design team members, external design agencies, project managers and creative art workers to deliver the best possible work within reasonably tight timescales and budgets
  • Deliver consistently high standards across the firm
  • Ensure all client communication is well documented and produce regular updates and reports for any change in scope
  • Manage client expectations at all times through open lines of communication
Skills & Experience Required:
  • Digital Project Management experience, predominantly within a digital design agency or in-house design team in a corporate environment
  • Able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of digital media, including online UX/UI design, online tools and widgets, social media and mobile
  • Extensive experience working with internal clients
  • Some experience of project managing traditional design for print projects
  • Excellent copy-checking skills, perfect English spelling and grammar and an eye for detail
  • A proven track-record of formulating project plans, managing third party suppliers and managing client budgets to deliver on time and to budget
  • Experience influencing clients actively and positively in terms of brand management, budgets, creative and technical solutions, and available timescales
  • Experienced managing the progress of projects, supplying documentation for each stage of the project, including eliciting final sign-off from client
  • A client-centred approach, excellent interpersonal skills and a good sense of humour
To apply, send your resume to jobs@kehldesign.com
Three Green Apples Consulting Limited is a consulting practice providing transformational human resource management services.

Our client, a leading global provider in logistics, is looking to hire anAssistant Manager – Financial Controlling and Reporting

Based in Mombasa and reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the Assistant Manager will be responsible for the overall review and quality assurance of the regional financial reports and accounting processes.
Responsibilities:
 

Financial Controlling
  • Revenue Management and OPEX Controlling.
  • Finalize accounts on a monthly basis. This entails the balance of the accounts and making sure they are adhere to financial reporting standards.
  • Reconcile control accounts, general ledger vs. subsidiary ledgers.
  • Review of reconciliations prepared by Accounts Receivable team and Accounts Payable teams within the region. This also entails review of cash & bank reconciliations on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • Review of ledger accounts to ensure proper accounting of regionally incurred expenses.
  • Maintain the fixed asset register and ensure compliance and controls around CAPEX management.
  • Play a key role in period closing procedures
Financial Management and Reporting
 
Support the Financial Controlling Team in preparing monthly financial reports to be submitted to management
 
Prepare As well as review:
  • weekly cash flow forecasts
  • monthly budget vs. actual trends
  • monthly business forecast reports
  • monthly variance reports for revenue and OPEX
  • annual budgets and management presentations
Tax & Statutory Compliance
  • Prepare periodic VAT reconciliation
  • Timely submission of statutory returns
  • Reconcile tax and legal records with government authority’s records.
  • Ensure compliance of Income Tax regulations pertaining to WHT, PAYE while making payments to vendors and consultants.
Requirements:
  • 3- 5 years working experience in auditing gained from the leading Audit Firms with a focus on global logistics/Oil and Gas/Construction
  • University degree in Accounting/Finance Business or a business related field with a 2:1 Or higher
  • Full CPA (K)/ ACCA or equivalent qualifications.
  • Highly computer literate with proficiency in MS Office applications i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project and Outlook
  • Working knowledge on ERP system like Oracle, SAP will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Proactive, disciplined and able to work under minimum supervision
Remuneration: The salary for this position is competitive and negotiable with benefits dependent on experience and demonstrable contribution. Relocation support to Mombasa will be offered as well.

If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please send your CV indicating your current salary and benefits to recruitment@tgagroupea.com by 13th May, 2014. 

The interview process for this position will commence immediately we receive suitable applications.

Please Note: We do not charge individuals any fee to accept or hold their applications in our database. We therefore do not accept any applications from agencies who charge their clients for submitting their resumes.
Three Green Apples Consulting Limited is a consulting practice providing transformational human resource management services.

Our client, a leading global provider in logistics, is looking to hire aFinance Officer – Internal Audit

The role will be based in Mombasa and will be reporting to the Regional CFO and General Manager.

Responsibilities:

Internal Audit

  • Audit and review of some of the critical business processes like cash and bank payments, loans & advances, accounts receivable & payable. Some of the audit areas include:
  1. Cash & Bank payment audits
  2. User rights and access audit
  3. Audit of commission, salary and other payments to staff
  4. Audit of invoicing
  5. Collections and posting
  6. Various reconciliations (Sales, GP, Debtors etc)
  • Prepare a monthly/weekly report capturing audit observations.
  • Prepare a monthly work plan and share the audit plan with the management. Share the weekly progress reports.
  • Follow-up with the functional team to agree on an improvement plan/action plan.
  • Regularly review the status of the performance against the improvement plan.
  • Update management with critical gap and concern areas.
  • Highlight areas with tax/statutory risks.
  • Review of processes and transactions at port, terminal, branch offices and submit report to management.
Process Improvement and documentation
  • Support in documentation of various financial and operational processes.
  • Identify redundant processes and work with respective teams for improvement in the processes.
Requirements:
  • 1- 3 years working experience in internal audit in a multinational logistics/oil and gas environment
  • University degree in Accounting/Finance/Credit Management or a business related field with a 2:1 Or higher
  • Full CPA (K)/ ACCA or equivalent qualifications. CIA related qualification will be a significant advantage
  • Highly computer literate with proficiency in MS Office applications i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project and Outlook
  • Working knowledge on ERP system like Oracle, SAP will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Proactive, disciplined and able to work under minimum supervision
Remuneration: The salary for this position is competitive and negotiable with benefits dependent on experience and demonstrable contribution. Relocation support to Mombasa will be offered as well.

If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you. 

Please apply online indicating your education background, professional experience and current salary and benefits atwww.careers.tgagroupea.com by Tuesday 13th May, 2014. 

The interview process for this position will commence immediately we receive suitable applications.

Please Note: We do not charge individuals any fee to accept or hold their applications in our database. We therefore do not accept any applications from agencies who charge their clients for submitting their resumes.
Vacancy: Deputy Director (Research, Development and Information Communication Technology)

Republic of Kenya
 
The Parliamentary Service Commission
 
The Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training (CPST)

The Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training (The CPST) was established under Legal Notice No. 95 of July 22, 2011 under the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC). 

The CPST has established itself as the centre of excellence in training for quality governance. 

The core mandate of the CPST is capacity building for Members and Staff of Parliament and other members of the public interested in parliamentary studies. 

In addition to training and capacity building, the CPST is mandated to participate in the preservation and transmission of parliamentary knowledge in Kenya and the region.

In order to enhance the human resource capacity of the CPST, the Parliamentary Service Commission seeks to recruit persons who are innovative, of high integrity, able to work with diverse groups of people, with good communication skills, result oriented and who can work with minimum supervision in the following position:

Deputy Director (Research, Development and Information Communication Technology)
PSC 
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1 Position

Reporting to the Director, CPST, the holder of this position shall deputize the Senior Deputy Director (Curriculum Development, Training and Research) at the CPST, specifically on matters of Research and Development as well as Information Management, Communication and Technology.

Key Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide leadership on all matters related to parliamentary research at the C PST;
  • Conceptualize and design research projects specifically relevant to parliamentary matters which are of national, regional and global relevance;
  • Provide research guidance to research staff and implement research projects in conjunction with other research staff and CPST partners;
  • Coordinate, supervise and provide technical guidance on planning complex research projects;
  • Prepare and implement guidelines concerning research methodology, analysis and evaluation of research programs;
  • Review research plans, designs and reports for relevance, cost effectiveness and usefulness to the CPST;
  • Assist the Senior Deputy Director, Curriculum Development, Training and Research in the preparation of applications for research grants;
  • Monitor and coordinate grant implementation with other chief researchers;
  • Be a part of a high calibre research and development team - ‘the CPST think tank’ and ensure effective linkage with extension, regional projects and other support services and international institutions;
  • Foster linkages with extension, other regional research centres and international Institutions;
  • Initiate and manage a research fellowship and internship programme at the CPST;
  • Conduct training on research at CPST;
  • Perform any other official duties that may be assigned by the Director, CPST, the immediate supervisor and the PSC Management.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences (bias on policy and political science) from a recognized University;
  • A Masters Degree in Social Science specializing in Policy studies, Political Science, Research and Evaluation from a recognized University;
  • A Doctorate Degree specializing in Policy studies, Political Science, Research and Evaluation from a recognized University (the Doctoral studies must have had a taught research unit);
  • At least Three (3) years experience heading a research department in an academic or research institution;
  • A clear understanding of the relationship between policy research and legislative process;
  • Be computer literate especially with working experience of research software like SPSS, N-Vivo etc;
  • Over 10 years working experience, three of which should have been at a senior policy or management level in a large organization preferably an academic or research institution;
  • Evidence of at least one research grant won and a research project report written individually or as a member of a team.
How to Apply

Applications must include a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae (not more than 5 pages long with three referees), Copies of Academic Certificates and Testimonials and may be addressed to 

The Clerk of the Senate/Secretary, 
Parliamentary Service Commission, 
P.O. Box 41842 - 00100, 
Nairobi, 

hand delivered to, the office of the Clerk of the Senate on 2nd Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings 

or emailed to csenate@parliament.go.ke to be received on or before 22nd May, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be notified.

Clerk of the Senate / Secretary
Parliamentary Service Commission
Vacancy: Chief Programme Officer (Research and Knowledge Management)

Republic of Kenya
 
The Parliamentary Service Commission
 
The Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training (CPST)

The Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training (The CPST) was established under Legal Notice No. 95 of July 22, 2011 under the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC). 

The CPST has established itself as the centre of excellence in training for quality governance. 

The core mandate of the CPST is capacity building for Members and Staff of Parliament and other members of the public interested in parliamentary studies. 

In addition to training and capacity building, the CPST is mandated to participate in the preservation and transmission of parliamentary knowledge in Kenya and the region.

In order to enhance the human resource capacity of the CPST, the Parliamentary Service Commission seeks to recruit persons who are innovative, of high integrity, able to work with diverse groups of people, with good communication skills, result oriented and who can work with minimum supervision in the following position:

Chief Programme Officer (Research and Knowledge Management)
PSC
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1 Position

Reporting to the Director, CPST, the holder of this position shall work under the Senior Deputy Director (Curriculum Development, Training and Research) at the CPST on matters of knowledge management and research.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Designing and installing techniques and processes to create, protect, and use known knowledge;
  • Designing and creating environments and activities to discover and release knowledge that is not known, or tacit knowledge;
  • Articulating the purpose and nature of managing knowledge as a resource and embodying it in other initiatives and programmes;
  • Articulate and promote a culture of knowledge management all levels of the CPST;
  • Keeping abreast with current developments in the area of training adults;
  • Establish an up to date recourse centre with current reference materials relevant for the training and research programmes at the CPST;
  • Train others on areas of knowledge management;
  • Be available for trainers and trainees for consultation;
  • Perform any other official duties that may be assigned by the Director, CPST, the immediate supervisor and the PSC Management.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences from a recognized University;
  • A Masters Degree in library studies, research, policy studies or ICT from a recognized University; A doctorate degree in these areas will be an added advantage;
  • At least 6 years working experience, three (3) of which should have been at a senior/management level in a library or knowledge management environment in a university, research institution or a public service entity.
  • Be computer literate with working knowledge of software used in large libraries and research including SPSS and N-Vivo;
How to Apply

Applications must include a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae (not more than 5 pages long with three referees), Copies of Academic Certificates and Testimonials and may be addressed to 

The Clerk of the Senate/Secretary, 
Parliamentary Service Commission, 
P.O. Box 41842 - 00100, 
Nairobi, 

hand delivered to, the office of the Clerk of the Senate on 2nd Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings 

or emailed to csenate@parliament.go.ke to be received on or before 22nd May, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be notified.

Clerk of the Senate / Secretary
Parliamentary Service Commission



Vacancy: Programme Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation and Quality Assurance

Republic of Kenya
 
The Parliamentary Service Commission
 
The Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training (CPST)

The Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training (The CPST) was established under Legal Notice No. 95 of July 22, 2011 under the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC). 

The CPST has established itself as the centre of excellence in training for quality governance. 

The core mandate of the CPST is capacity building for Members and Staff of Parliament and other members of the public interested in parliamentary studies. 

In addition to training and capacity building, the CPST is mandated to participate in the preservation and transmission of parliamentary knowledge in Kenya and the region.

In order to enhance the human resource capacity of the CPST, the Parliamentary Service Commission seeks to recruit persons who are innovative, of high integrity, able to work with diverse groups of people, with good communication skills, result oriented and who can work with minimum supervision in the following position:

Programme Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation and Quality Assurance
PSC 
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1 Position

Reporting to the Director, CPST, the holder of this position shall work under Senior Deputy Director, Administration and Corporate Affairs (CPST). 

The holder of this position shall manage programmes and activities relating to monitoring and evaluation for purposes of ensuring continuous quality improvement of all programmes at the CPST.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and strengthen monitoring; inspection and evaluation procedures at the CPST
  • Monitor all CPST activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the laid down outputs of the CPST;
  • Recommend further improvement of the logical frame work;
  • Develop monitoring and impact indicator for success of all program mes;
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results;
  • Monitor the sustainability of the results of all programmes;
  • Provide feedback to the Director on CPST Strategic Objectives, Activities, and Impact;
  • Suggest strategies for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of all programmes by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks;
  • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annually on all programme activities at the CPST;
  • Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • Develop indicators and a monitoring strategy for all programmes;
  • Participate in annual reviews and planning workshops;
  • Assist in coordinating across the available components of the CPST to ensure effective implementation of M&E/MIS;
  • Be available for trainers and trainees for consultation;
  • Perform any other official duties that may be assigned by the Director, CPST, the immediate supervisor and the PSC Management.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors Degree in Education from a recognized University;
  • A Masters Degree in either Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E), Management Information Systems (MIS) and Research from a recognized University;
  • At least five (5) years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E/MIS in development or Training projects or programmes implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies / Government;
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports;
  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software;
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software;
  • Strong training and facilitation skills in order to understand evaluation of training programmes held at the CPST.
How to Apply

Applications must include a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae (not more than 5 pages long with three referees), Copies of Academic Certificates and Testimonials and may be addressed to 

The Clerk of the Senate/Secretary, 
Parliamentary Service Commission, 
P.O. Box 41842 - 00100, 
Nairobi, 

hand delivered to, the office of the Clerk of the Senate on 2nd Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings 

or emailed to csenate@parliament.go.ke to be received on or before 22nd May, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be notified.

Clerk of the Senate / Secretary
Parliamentary Service Commission

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