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  • Posted: Apr 28, 2021
    Deadline: May 12, 2021
  • The current rail network in Kenya is the metre gauge commonly referred to as 'The Lunatic Line’. It was initially named the 'Uganda Railway’ after its destination. Its construction began in the Port city of Mombasa in 1896 and was completed in 1901 at the lines terminus in Kisumu. Operations on the line commenced in 1903. The Lunatic Line links K...
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    Assistant Manager - Budget & Corporate Planning

    Ref: KRBR109

    Reports to the Strategy and Economic Planning Manager. Responsible for Coordination of Economic Planning and budgeting activities to achieve the Corporation’s Strategic Objectives

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Coordinates preparation of the Corporation’s Strategic Plan and Business Plan in line with the Government’s long and medium term Development plans
    2. Coordinates preparation of Corporation’s Annual Performance Contracting targets in line with the PC guidelines, Strategic Plan and the Budget
    3. Coordinate preparation and review of departmental Work plans and Performance Contracts to ensure they are aligned to Corporation’s Strategic Plan
    4. Coordinates preparation of Corporation Annual Budget and ensures it is linked to the Annual Work Plan, Strategic Plan and the Government’s Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) budgeting process
    5. Coordinates identification and development of Key Performance Indicators and Targets for the Corporation in consultation with management to guide resource allocation and improve organizational performance
    6. Provides guidance in formulation, interpretation and review of the Corporation development planning policies, strategic directions, programmes and projects as per the Strategic Plan
    7. Facilitates capacity building on Planning and Budgeting in the Corporation
    8. Supervises, motivates, appraises and ensures suitable training for staff in the Section

    Requirements for the Job

    1. Master Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
    2. Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
    3. A minimum of eight (8) years’ work experience and at least three (3) in a supervisory role in the Public Service or Private Sector;
    4. Be a member of a relevant professional body / institution where applicable;
    5. Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    6. Proficiency in computer applications;
    7. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution


    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

    Method of Application

    A free inside look at Kenya Railways' salaries

    When applying, quote the Job reference number on the envelope and application letter.

    Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form KR/HR/08, attach their testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV).

    In compliance with the Chapter Six of the Constitution, attach the following documents:

    1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
    2. Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    4. Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    5. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Applications to be addressed to the:

    Managing Director,
    Kenya Railways,
    P.O. Box 30121, 00100,

    To be received by Wednesday, 12th May, 2021.

    Note: Only the short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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