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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
  • Kisumu County is located in Nyanza and constitutes 7 constituencies (Kisumu East, Kisumu West, Kisumu Central,Seme, Nyando, Muhoroni and Nyakach). Mission To transform the livelihood of the people of Kisumu county on a foundation of integrity through accountable, efficient and effective leadership that invokes participation and pursuit of quality services,...
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    Executive Secretary (Administrative Assistant)

    (Job Grade ‘N’ CASB 06)

    V/NO. 17/2021
    Basic Salary Scale:
    Kshs. 56,370 – Kshs 87,360 p.m House Allowance: Kshs. 25,500
    Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 8,000

    Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

    An officer at this level will be deployed to work in either the office of the Speaker or a Clerk of the County Assembly. The officer will be responsible for administration and management of the Office Administrative services function.
    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

    1. interpreting and implementing office administrative services personnel policies and procedures;
    2. participating in selection and recruitment of office
    3. administrative services personnel;
    4. verifying and analyzing office administrative services personnel data for postings and deployment;
    5. participating in organizing and budgeting for seminars and workshops for office administrative services personnel; and
    6. participating in updating bio data for office administrative
    7. services staff; and
    8. supervising office administrative services personnel.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

    • served in the grade of Chief Administrative Assistant for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Secretarial Studies or Bachelor of Business and Office Management from a recognized Institution. OR
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences plus a Diploma in Secretarial Studies from a recognized institution; OR
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences plus Business Education Single and Group Certificates (BES & GC) Stages I, II and III from the Kenya National Examinations Council in the following subjects:
    • Shorthand III (minimum 120 w.p.m.)
    • Typewriting III (50 w.p.m.)/Computerized Document
      • Processing III
      • Business English III/Communications II
      • Commerce II
      • Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III
      • Secretarial Duties II;
    • Certificate in Secretarial Management Course lasting not less than three (3) weeks from the Kenya School of Government or any other recognized Institution;
    • Certificate in Senior Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
    • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence in management of secretarial services.

    Method of Application


    All interested applicants MUST obtain and submit the following valid documents;

    1. Curriculum Vitae,
    2. Certified copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates,
    3. National Identity Card or Passport
    4. Observe Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
    5. Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority; ( KRA),
    6. Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board; (HELB),
    7. Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; (EACC),
    8. Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal investigation Department; (CID); and
    9. Clearance Certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

    Please Note

    1. The applicants should attach copies of their certificates and testimonials.
    2. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application, giving false or misleading information on conviction may lead to being fined or imprisoned.
    3. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
    4. CANVASSING in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    5. The Kisumu County Assembly Service Board is committed to implementing the provisions of the constitution – chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, THE MAGINALISED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
    6. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce original copies of their Identity Cards, Academic and Professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.
    7. Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letters of appointment to their current substantive post during their interview.

    Completed applications should be sent or delivered not later than Monday 12th April, 2021 at 5.00 pm to the office of the clerk and addressed to:
    P. O. BOX 86 -40100 KISUMU

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

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