Massive jobs Vacancies at Public Service Commission in Kenya 2013 

 

Republic of Kenya
Public Service CommissionVacant Positions in the Public Service Commission

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the positions shown below.Director, Finance, Administration and Planning

One (1) Post
V/No.50/2013
Gross Salary: Ksh.420,865 – Ksh.561,153 p.m. (PSC 8)
(This salary includes 60% basic pay and 40% allowances)
 

Terms of Service: Pensionable or Contract

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
(i) be a Kenyan citizen;
(ii) have at least fifteen (15) years experience in Finance, Administration and Planning, three (3) years of which should have been in a leadership/senior management position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
(iii) have a Masters degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Public/Business Administration or related field from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) have a Bachelors degree in Commerce, Public/Business Administration or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(v) be a holder of CPA(K)/ACCA qualifications;
(vi) be in good standing with a relevant professional body;
(vii) have attended a course in leadership or management lasting not less than four (4) weeks in a recognized institution;
(viii) have demonstrable professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of a public organization;
(ix) be proficient in application of Information Communication Technology (ICT);
(x) have sound knowledge of financial and accounting systems in the public sector as spelt out in the Public Finance Management Act; and
(xi) have proper understanding of the Procurement Act and Regulations prevailing in the Public Sector.
 
Key Competencies
  • strong leadership and management skills;
  • a strategic thinker;
  • good interpersonal relations with proven communication skills, both verbal and written; and
  • strong negotiation and organisation skills;
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director, Finance, Administration and Planning will be in-charge of financial and accounting operations including reporting in accordance with Government regulations.
He/She will have oversight role over the human resource management, procurement, planning and ICT functions of the Commission to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of these support activities.
He/She will be responsible to the Commission Secretary for:
(i) coordinating all administrative and logistical matters in the Commission;
(ii) providing strategic direction in finance, administration and planning functions of the Commission;
(iii) ensuring that an appropriate financial policy framework is in place to guide decision-making by the Commission;
(iv) working closely with the leadership team and advising on the financial implications of the proposed action;
(vi) managing, directing, and coordinating the activities of the finance and planning departments including financial reporting and accounting;
(vii) ensuring the Human Resource and Financial Strategy are linked to the corporate strategy of the Commission;
(viii) monitoring effective implementation of financial, human resource and accounting strategies;
(ix) reviewing, evaluating and recommending improvements to the financial administrative and planning systems and procedures; and
(x) developing and implementing corporate Information Communication Technology strategies to improve performance.
 
Director, Compliance and Quality Assurance
One (1) Post
V/No.51/2013
Gross Salary: Ksh.420,865 – Ksh.561,153 p.m. (PSC 8)
(This salary includes 60% basic pay and 40% allowances)
 
Terms of Service: Pensionable or Contract
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
(i) be a Kenyan citizen;
(ii) have at least fifteen (15) years experience in Compliance Audit and Quality Assurance, Administration/Management or Audit, three (3) years of which should have been in a leadership/senior management position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
(iii) have a Masters degree in Public/Business Administration (HRM option) or related field from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) have a Bachelors degree in Social Science, Business Administration (HRM option) or related discipline from a university recognized in Kenya;
(v) be in good standing with a relevant professional body;
(vi) have attended a course in leadership or management lasting not less than four (4) weeks in a recognized institution;
(vii) have demonstrable professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of a public organization; and
(viii) be proficient in application of Information Communication Technology (ICT);
 
Key Competencies
  • strong leadership and management skills;
  • a strategic thinker;
  • good interpersonal relations with proven communication skills, both verbal and written; and
  • strong negotiation and organisation skills;
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director, Compliance and Quality Assurance will co-ordinate compliance audits, promotion of values and principles of good governance, investigation, monitoring and evaluation of human resource practices for efficient and effective public service.
He/She will be responsible to the Commission Secretary for:
(i) promoting values and principles of governance under article 10, and values and principles of Public Service under article 232 of the Constitution;
(ii) monitoring and evaluation of the Commissions’ delegated functions;
(iii) preparing management reports regarding compliance issues;
(iv) carrying out investigations, monitoring and evaluation of the organization, administration and personnel practices of the public service;
(v) ensuring institutionalization of uniform Standards and Quality Control Procedures in the public service; and
(vi) ensuring the Code of Conduct in the Public Service is kept under regular review.
 
Director, Establishment and Management Consultancy Services 
One (1) Post 
V/No.52/2013
Gross Salary: Ksh.420,865 – Ksh.561,153 p.m. (PSC 8)
(This salary includes 60% basic pay and 40% allowances)
Terms of Service: Pensionable or Contract
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
(i) be a Kenyan citizen;
(ii) have at least fifteen (15) years experience in Management Consultancy, Human Resource Management/Development or Organizational Development, three (3) years of which should have been in a leadership/senior management position in the Public Service or Private Sector;(iii) have a Masters degree in Public/Business Administration (Human Resource Management option), Human Resource Management/Development, Organizational Development or other related discipline from a university recognized in Kenya ;

(iv) have a Bachelor degree in Public/Business Administration (Human Resource Management option), Human Resource Management/Development, Organizational Development or other related discipline from a university recognized in Kenya ;
(v) be in good standing with a relevant professional body;
(vi) have attended a course in leadership or management lasting not less than four (4) weeks in a recognized institution;
(vii) have demonstrable professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of a public organization;
(viii) be proficient in the application of Information Communication Technology (ICT); and
(ix) have demonstrable analytical, research and report writing skills.
 
Key Competencies
  • strong leadership and management skills;
  • a strategic thinker;
  • good interpersonal relations with proven communication skills, both verbal and written; and
  • strong negotiation and organisation skills;
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director, Establishment and Management Consultancy Services will co-ordinate organizational studies, business process reviews and advice on Scheme of Service and career progression.
He/She will be responsible to the Commission Secretary for:
(i) undertaking organizational and functional reviews to establish appropriate organizational structures and optimal staffing levels;
(ii) reviewing and carrying out needs assessment for the establishment and abolition of offices;
(iii) setting standards on the development and review of Schemes of Service and career progression guidelines;
(iv) reviewing and making recommendations in respect of qualifications of officers in the public service;
(v) carrying out job evaluation and analyses to determine the relative worth and grading of jobs in the public service;
(vi) maintaining the establishment and complement control in the public service; and
(vii) reviewing work processes with a view to enhancing efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery;
 
Director, Human Resource Management and Development
One (1) Post 
V/No.53/2013
Gross Salary: Ksh.420,865 – Ksh.561,153 p.m. (PSC 8)
(This salary includes 60% basic pay and 40% allowances)
 
Terms of Service: Pensionable or Contract
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
(i) be a Kenyan citizen;
(ii) have at least fifteen (15) years experience in Human Resource Management/Development, three (3) years of which should have been in a leadership/ senior management position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
(iii) have a Masters degree in Human Resource Management/Human Resource Development; Public/Business Administration (Human Resource Management option) or other relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) have a Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration (Human Resource Management option) or a relevant Social science from a university recognized in Kenya;
(v) have demonstrable professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of the human resource function and a thorough understanding of emerging Human Resource practices;
(vi) be in good standing with a relevant professional body;
(vii) have attended a course in leadership or management lasting not less than four (4) weeks in a recognized institution; and
(viii) be proficient in application of Information Communication Technology (ICT);
 
Key Competences
  • strong leadership and management skills;
  • a strategic thinker;
  • good interpersonal relations with proven communication skills, both verbal and written; and
  • strong negotiation and organization skills;
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director, human resource management /development will co-ordinate development of policies and provide oversight on human resource management function in the Public Service.
 
He/She will be responsible to the Commission Secretary for:
(i) formulating and reviewing strategies and policies for Human Resource Management and Development in the Public Service;
(ii) identifying core training needs in line with Government objectives and goals for social economic development;
(iii) establishing institutional frameworks in state departments for the discharge of the human resource management/development function;
(iv) regular impact assessments of training undertaken on service delivery;
(v) regular skills auditing and maintenance of a skills inventory in the National Government;
(vi) initiating collaboration with institutions of higher learning and the School of Government for purposes of offering appropriate training to the public service;
(vii) designing, developing and leading the implementation of career development strategies in the public service;
(viii) facilitating and coordinating the Performance Management Systems in the Public Service;
(ix) developing a framework for hearing and determination of appeals from County Governments;
(x) undertaking research and analysis of the status of the Human Resource function in the Public service; and
(xi) developing a framework for handling disciplinary matters and appeals from the National State Departments.How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications online through one of the Commission’s websites www.publicservice.go.ke and www.psckjobs.go.ke OR by completing ONE application form PSC 2 (Revised 2007).

The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s website.
Please Note
Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form.
ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES WHO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ADVERTISED JOBS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates with transcripts during interviews.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Completed application forms should be sent to:
The Secretary
Public Service Commission of Kenya
P.O. Box 30095 – 00100
Nairobi.
 
so as to reach the Commission on or before 18th September, 2013Alice A. Otwala (Mrs.), MBS
Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Public Service Commission



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