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  • Posted: Dec 22, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 15, 2021
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    The Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB) as currently constituted is created by the new Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Para-professionals (VSVP) Act No. 29 of 2011 which was assented to by the President of the Republic of Kenya on 16th September 2011 and took effect on 2nd December 2011 after gazettement (Legal Notice No. 183 of 28-11-2011) by the Minister for Livestock Development. The Board was launched on 14th February 2012 in accordance with the provisions of Section 4 (1) of the VSVP Act. The VSVP Act, which now provides for registration of both Veterinary surgeons and Veterinary Para-professionals, replaced the almost 60 year old Veterinary SurgeonsAct (Cap 366) of 1953, which provided for registration of Veterinary Surgeons only.
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    Manager Finance Human Resource and Administration

    Job Description/Requirements

    Job grade: KVB 2
    No of posts: 1
    REF: KVB/MFHRA/3/2020
    Terms of service: 3 year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

    The monthly remuneration will include Kshs -Basic salary: 134, 673, House allowance: 60,000, Commuter allowance: 20,000, Extraneous allowance: 30,000, Entertainment 32,500

    An officer at this level will be responsible to the Secretary/Chief Executive Officer. The Manager Finance, Human Resource and Administration will oversee the management of the Finance and Accounts, Human Resource and Administration,
    Information and Communication Technology and Corporate Communication functions of the Board.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the management of Finance and Accounts, Human Resource and Administration, Corporate Communications and Information Communication Technology management in the Board;
    • Formulate, interpret and implementation of Finance and Accounts, human resource, corporate communications and information communication technology policies, strategies, and programmes;
    • Responsible for the prudent management and utilization of all the resources under the above departments;
    • Responsible for the development of a master strategy and business continuity management of the Directorate;
    • Responsible for the implementation of the Board’s resolutions on matters affecting the departments under his or her oversight role;
    • Responsible for the consolidation of the departmental procurement plans and budgets;
    • Responsible for team work and collaboration among the various departments under his or her supervision;
    • Coordinating the preparation of respective board papers for Finance and Human Resource Board committees;
    • Ensuring efficient, effective, professional and sustainable human resource and administrative systems within the Board; and
    • Responsible for the development and implementation of the strategies of the respective Departments.

    Requirement for appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must-:

    • Have a Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant work experience with at least five (5) in a management Position;
    • Have Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Have Master’s Degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Be a member of a relevant professional body;
    • Certificate in a Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Be proficient in computer applications;
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
    • Demonstrate competence in work performance.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates who meets the above qualifications should submit their applications through the above email address
    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenya Veterinary Board
    PO Box 513-00605

    On or before 15th January 2021 not later than 5.00pm (East African time).
    Kenya Veterinary Board is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution Chapter 232(1) on fair competition and merit representation of Kenya Diverse Communities and according equal employment opportunities to men, women and members of all ethnic groups. The marginalized, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Ethics and integrity
    Shortlisted candidates shall be expected to prove their compliance with chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by obtaining and presenting clearance/compliance certificates from the following organization during interview.

    1. Kenya Revenue Authority KRA)
    2. Higher Educations Loans Board (HELB)
    3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    4. Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
    5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Please Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce originals of their National Identity card, academic and professional certificates during interviews. Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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