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  • Posted: Aug 20, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 4, 2020
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    Vision To be a leading County in effective and efficient resource management, coordinated sustainable development and service delivery. Mission To facilitate equitable development and improved public service delivery to stimulate sustainable socio-economic development, high quality of life and became the best County in Kenya Pokot History The Pokot ...
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    Assistant Accountant General

    JG ‘P’

    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Monitoring implementation of Accounting standards and systems for compliance; including Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) operations;
    • Follow up on Audit matters including compilation of County Treasury memorandum in respect of County department allocated to the officer;
    • Follow up implementation of Public Accounts Committee recommendations for the departments allocated to officer;
    • Preparation of Bi-annual Accounts;
    • Consolidation of cash flow projections submitted by Departments; and maintaining a check-list of returns and reports received from Departments to ensure compliance with law and Treasury circulars.
    • Assisting in administration of the Accounting Unit;
    • Assisting the Head of the Accounting unit to provide advisory services to the Accounting Officer and other stake holders on all financial and accounting matters in the Department;
    • Preparation of management and statutory reports including final accounts;
    • Assisting in the development of supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures;
    • Setting targets for the accounts staff and evaluating achievements;
    • Overseeing the processing of funding arrangements to County in the Department and ensuring compliance with Treasury regulations and procedures;
    • Authorization of payments and signing of cheques subject to set limits;
    • Supervision, training, development and deployment of accounts staff in the accounting unit;
    • Handling disciplinary matters for the head of accounting unit;
    • Providing advisory services to the County departmental heads and other stakeholders on all financial and accounting matters;
    • Participating and advising in Tender Committees, County Executive Committees, County Development Committees etc.;
    • Interpretation and implementation of financial regulations and procedures, Treasury circulars, letters and instructions;
    • Ensuring expenditures are within the allocations and developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal treasury regulations and procedures;
    • Provision of quality and timely accounting services in the County including maintenance of appropriate and up to date accounting records;
    • Preparation of management financial reports which include monthly expenditure returns, monthly bank reconciliations, revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements, analysis of deposits etc;
    • Any other relevant duties assigned by the Head of Accounting unit.

    Requirement for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the officer must have: –

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or any other business related course;
    • Master’s degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
    • Passed Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Final Examination or its recognized equivalent;
    • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Registration of Accountants Board (RAB);
    • Served in the grade of Principal Accountant, Job Group ‘N’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of five (5) years;
    • Must have attended a Senior Management Course from Kenya School of Government
    • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity. Additional Requirements

    All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents

    • Tax Compliance Certificate.
    • Clearance from HELB where necessary. Clearance from the Ethics and anti-Corruption Commission.
    • Certificate of good conduct from the police.
    • CRB Certificate.

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    Accountant

     JG ‘K

    No of Positions: 6

    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Reporting to Senior Accountant Finance Department, an officer at this level will be responsible for performing variety of accounting work;

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Preparing and verification of vouchers.
    • Primary data entry.
    • Writing and balancing of cashbook.
    • Maintain imprest and advances ledger.
    • Maintain vote book.
    • Any other duty as may be assigned by senior accountant.

    Requirement for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen.
    • Be a holder of Bachelor of commerce (Accounting or Finance option).
    • Have knowledge in computerized accounting.
    • CPA part II qualification.
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

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    Senior Accountant

    JG ‘L’

    No of Positions: 2

    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Reporting to the Chief Accountant will be responsible for timely and accurate preparation of management reports that fall under his/her section.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Planning, directing, coordinating and supervising areas of control.
    • Training and development of staff under him/her and setting targets for the section.
    • Responsible to authorize payments and sign cheques.
    • Certify and verify returns.

    Requirement for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen.
    • Be a holder of Bachelor of commerce (Accounting or Finance option).
    • Have knowledge in computerized accounting.
    • Must be CPA (K) holder.
    • Certificate in Computer applications.
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
    • Minimum experience of 3 years.
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution

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    Chief Accountant

    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Reporting to the Principal Accountant will be responsible for timely and accurate preparation of management reports that fall under his/her section.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Planning, directing, coordinating and supervising areas of control;
    • Training and development of staff under him/her and setting targets for the section;
    • Preparations of final accounts;
    • Ensure safe custody of Government assets and records under him/her department;
    • Providing guidance to officers under him/her to achieve the desired results;
    • Responsible to authorize payments and sign cheques;
    • Certify and verify returns.

    Requirement for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen.
    • Be a holder of Bachelor of commerce (Accounting or Finance option);
    • Have knowledge in computerized accounting;
    • Must be CPA (K) holder.
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
    • Minimum experience of 3 years;
    • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.

    Additional Requirements

    All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents

    • Tax Compliance Certificate.
    • Clearance from HELB where necessary. Clearance from the Ethics and anti-Corruption Commission.
    • Certificate of good conduct from the police.
    • CRB Certificate

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    Principal Accountant

    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Interpretation and implementation of financial regulations and procedures, Treasury circulars, letters and instructions;
    • Oversee expenditures within the voted allocations; developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures; preparation of management financial reports which include; monthly expenditure, returns, monthly bank reconciliation statements, and revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements, analysis of deposits etc and maintenance of up to date and accurate books of accounts;
    • Safeguarding Government Assets and records in the County Treasury and supervision, training, development and deployment of Accounts staff.
    • Authorization of payments and signing of cheques subject to set limits;
    • Preparation of revenue and expenditure returns in the County as required by Treasury regulations and law;
    • Developing of supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures;
    • Planning, directing, coordinating, supervising areas of control, training and development of staff under him/her and setting targets for the division;
    • Undertaking ad hoc assignment relating to accounting services;
    • Preparation of final accounts;
    • Ensuring safe custody of government assets and records under him/her;
    • Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of quality management report that fall under his division and;
    • Guiding officers under him/her to achieve the desired results.

    Requirement for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the officer must have: –

    • Served in the grade of Chief Accountant, Job Group ‘M’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option);
    • Must be CPA (K) holder;
    • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Registration of Accountants Board (RAB);
    • Attended Senior Management Course not less than four (4) weeks from Kenya School of Government (KSG) or any other recognized institution;
    • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.

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    Pharmacist

    JG ‘M’

    Terms of Service: 3 Year Contract

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Screening prescriptions for legal validity, drug contraindications, drug interactions, appropriateness of dose, frequency and duration of dosing and patience convenience.
    • Preparing and dispensing medicines according to Good Dispensing Practices and counselling patients on use of medicines.
    • Making extemporaneous preparations.
    • Participating in ward rounds.
    • Identifying medicinal gaps and challenges.
    • Maintaining a daily activity log book for recording all the activities undertaken.
    • Recommending Over the Counter (OTC) medicines to patients/clients with simple medical conditions and making necessary referrals.
    • Making entries into the relevant inventory management records and registers.

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    Dental Officer

    JG ‘P’
    Terms of Service: 3 Year Contract

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Diagnosing common oral conditions, treating, prescribing and referring.
    • Carrying out minor oral and maxillofacial surgery.
    • Prosthetics, and conservative dentistry.
    • Facilitating admission, disease investigations of patients, report writing and assisting in theatre activities.
    • Collecting information on dental health information system.
    • Organizing discharge summaries and follow-up of patients.
    • Acting as the first on call on duty.

    Requirement for Appointment

    • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (DS) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (KMPDB).
    • Successfully completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution.
    • Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

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    Medical Officer

    JG ‘M’

    No of Positions: 3

    Terms of Service: 3 Year Contract

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Diagnosing, caring and treating diseases.
    • Performing medical and surgical procedures.
    • Preparing and responding to emergencies and disasters.
    • Participating in the management of medicines, medical instruments and equipment.
    • Providing health education.
    • Maintaining medical records, health information and data.
    • Counselling patients and their relatives on diagnoses and bereavement.
    • Teaching and coaching medical students, nursing students and clinical officer intern and
    • Preparing requisite documents for registration.

    Requirement for Appointment

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B; Ch.B) degree from an institution. recognized by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (KMPDB).
    • Successfully completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution.
    • Registration license from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
       

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    Information and Communication Officer

    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Coordination of information services.
    • Coordinate research on local (county) and national print and electronic media news.
    • Coordinating the development and implementation of County Government communication and media strategy.
    • Providing editorial, strategic, and operational support to the County brand.
    • Liaising with media practitioners and the public on issues of mutual concern.
    • Planning and creating multi-media communication materials.
    • Development and update of communication content for social media networking platforms.
    • Assisting in the day-to-day operations in the Directorate.
    • Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director.

    Requirement for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen.
    • Have a first degree in any of the following: Mass Communication, Public Relations, Social Sciences, Journalism, and Media Studies.
    • Have working experience of not less than 3 years preferably in Communication and/or Public Relations.
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

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    Public Health Officer

    JG ‘K’

    No of Positions: 6
    Terms of Service: 3 Year Contract

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Identifying environmental health issues at community level.
    • Compiling and maintain up to date records of services rendered.
    • Assessing health needs of the community.
    • Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the community.
    • Compiling and maintain up to date records of services rendered.
    • Assessing health needs of the community.
    • Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the community.
    • Sensitizing communities on food and water safety measures.
    • Compiling data on disease trends.

    Requirement for Appointment

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health or Public Health from a recognized Institution.
    • Certificate of Competence from the Association of Public Health Officer.
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

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    Nutrition and Dietetics Officer

    JG ‘K’

    No of Positions: 5

    Terms of Service: 3 Year Contract

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Preparing and implementing therapeutic diets for outpatients and inpatients.
    • Providing guidelines on therapeutic diets for existing and emerging diseases for hospital use and home based care and other institutions.
    • Treating and counselling patients using specialized dietetic nutritionally modified products.
    •  Implementing the nutrition and dietetic process including screening.
    • Assessing, formulating and implementing nutrition interventions and evaluating outcomes.
    • Providing nutrition support in patient management in health care facilities.
    • Developing and disseminating nutrition behaviour change communication, information, education and communication materials.
    • Implementing nutrition heath programmes.
    • Collecting and compiling nutrition and dietetic data.

    Requirement for Appointment

    • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Foods, Nutrition and dietetics, Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition or Home Economics from a recognized institution.
    • Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians (CIND).
    • Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution.

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    Medical Laboratory Officer

    JG ‘K’

    No of Positions: 6

    Terms of Service:
    3 Year Contract

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms and specimens.
    • Preparing clients for collection of specimens.
    • Receiving, collecting, labelling and registering patient’s specimens.
    • Preparing laboratory reagents.
    • Examining specimens.
    • Writing and recording results.
    • Preparing stains and reagents.
    • Recruiting and preparing and bleeding of blood donors for transfusion services.
    • Performing blood grouping.
    • Storing blood products according to their requirements.
    • Screening for blood transfusion transmissible infections.
    • Issuing blood and blood products to peripheral health facilities.
    • Preparing blood products.
    • Collecting and analysing data.
    • Processing the specimen according to the specified Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
    • Supervising the disinfection, washing and sterilization of apparatus and mentoring and coaching trainees on practical attachment.

    Requirement for Appointment

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board.
    • Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB).
    •  Valid practising license from the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board.
    • iv. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution

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    Nursing Officer

    JG ‘K’

    No of Positions: 10

    Terms of Service: 3 Year Contract

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Providing holistic care by carrying out risk identification and assessment of an individual throughout the lifespan.
    • Performing a comprehensive physical examination within various settings.
    • Assessing, formulating, planning and implementing evidence-based nursing care for client/patient.
    • Creating and maintaining a safe nursing care environment for client/patient.
    • Carrying out patient audits to improve client/patient care.
    • Collaborating and maintaining effective working relationships among interdisciplinary teams to support client/patient and their families.
    • Carrying out therapeutic communication with the patient/client.
    • Conducting community health risk assessment and providing outcome based interventions.
    • Documenting interventions and nursing outcomes.
    • Participating in quality improvement and quality assurance procedures.
    • Diagnosing common health conditions and recommending necessary interventions.

    Requirement for Appointment

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing B.SC (N) from a recognized institution.
    • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya.
    • Valid practising license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity card or Passport, and Clearance certificates and addressed to ;-

    Secretary/CEO
    West Pokot County Public Service Board
    P.O Box 577 – 30600
    KAPENGURIA


    Hand delivered applications can be submitted at County Public Service Board Offices located at former ASAL Building next to Police Station.
    The County Government of West Pokot is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women, person living with Disabilities, Marginalized and Minority Communities are encouraged to apply.
    You can access the advertisement details on our website www.westpokot.go.ke and submit online applications through our email myjobs@westpokot.go.ke
    Canvasing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    Applications should be received on or before Friday 4th September, 2020 at 5.00 P.m.

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