Jobs Career Advice Signup
X

Send this job to a friend

X

Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Mar 30, 2020
    Deadline: Apr 17, 2020
    • @gmail.com
    • @yahoo.com
    • @outlook.com
  • Note: Never pay any money to any recruiter for any purpose (certificates, medical testing, interview, work kit or any other thing).
    Vihiga County whose headquarters is in Mbale is Located in the Western Region of Kenya. It boarders Nandi to the East, Kisumu County to the South, Siaya County to the West and KAKAMEGA County to the North. It is one of the four Counties in the former Western Province. Vihiga County has five Constituencies; Luanda, Emuhaya, Hamisi, Sabatia and Vihiga. The County’s population stands at 612,000.
    Read more about this company

    Sub- County Administrator

     The Sub- County Administrator will be responsible to Director Public Service, Administration and Coordination of County Affairs for the following.

     

     Responsibilities

     

    • Organizing, coordinating,  managing  and   supervising   the   general administrative functions in the Sub-County;
    • Implementing and maintaining effective service delivery standards;
    • Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community;
    • Providing and maintaining infrastructures and facilities of Public Sector;
    • Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in development of policies and delivery of service;
    • Preparing progress reports for management in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensuring timely submission;
    • Ensure timely, efficient communication and coordination of all Sub- County activities;
    • Participating in development of the annual work plan budget and policies, ensuring strict compliance with the relevant statutes;
    • Ensuring compliance with National Values and Principles of Good Governance as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2012;
    • Ensuring operationalization of service delivery in all the devolved unit in the Sub-County;
    • Ensuring efficient management of resources and co-ordination of County Government resources; and ,
    • Performing any other functions as directed by the supervisor

    Salary Scale: The salary will be in Job Group “Q” and other benefits attached to this position will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

    Terms of Service: Contract basis

    Qualifications

    • Be a Kenyan Citizen
    • Have vast knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than of 8 year, of which at least 4 years in a senior position in Administration and Management in the Public Service or Private Sector.
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Public Administration, Business Management/ Administration, Strategic management, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Public Administration, Business Management/Administration, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Finance, Economics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Fulfilled all the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,
    • Proven communication, proficiency in computer applications and report writing skills; and have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
    • Demonstrated thorough understanding of Devolution, the County Development objectives/ National Goals policies and Vision
    • Have thorough knowledge of structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the Public Service and Administration
    • Have ability to work under in a multi-ethic environment with sensitivity and respect for
    • Leadership/ Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
    • Demonstrated high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
    • Membership of any relevant Professional body will have an added advantage.

    Kindly note that:

    • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer; Women, People from marginalized areas and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
    • Please note that canvassing for these positions will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • Salary and other benefits attached to the above vacant positions will be as determined by SRC guidelines.
    • All the above vacant posts are on a 3-year renewable contract terms based on satisfactory performance.
    • More details on the above advertised positions can be obtained on the County’s website

    go to method of application »

    Administrative Officer

    The administrative officer – County Treasury shall report to the Chief Officer – Finance and Economic Planning and shall be responsible for all administrative activities of the County Treasury.

    Responsibilities

    • Providing Administrative support
    • Ensuring office supplies and consumables trackers/inventory tracker of utilization is
    • Carrying out   regular   facility   checks   to   report   and   document   any maintenance issues that may arise on a timely
    • In charge of safe custody and filing of all treasury documents and payment vouchers
    • Plan and coordinate all county treasury sectoral committee meetings
    • Provide secretarial services to all county treasury sectorial committees.
    • Assist in preparation of various county treasury administrative reports as and when required to.
    • Supervise the county treasury secretarial staff
    • Perform any other duties as assigned

    Core competencies

    • Have excellent report writing skills
    • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Have a practical knowledge of computer systems, including internet navigation, and various Microsoft office applications
    • Be a team player and strategic thinker
    • Have sound leadership and management skills
    • Be self-driven and able to work within tight deadlines

    Qualifications

    • Must be a Kenyan citizen
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration, Social Science or any related from a recognized institution.
    • A certificate course in accounting shall be an added advantage
    • Have 5 years related working experience in a Public Service or in private sector.
    • Meet the provisions of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya
    • Proficiency in computer applications

    Kindly note that:

    • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer; Women, People from marginalized areas and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
    • Please note that canvassing for these positions will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • Salary and other benefits attached to the above vacant positions will be as determined by SRC guidelines.
    • All the above vacant posts are on a 3-year renewable contract terms based on satisfactory performance.
    • More details on the above advertised positions can be obtained on the County’s website

    go to method of application »

    Financial Accountant

    The Financial Accountant shall report to the County Director of Accounting Services and shall be responsible for carrying out accounting and payroll services in the County treasury and county departmental entities.

    Responsibilities

    • Controlling of expenditure commitments in the Ministries/Departments;
    • Initial evaluation and scrutiny of expenditure proposals and compilation of information required in the budgetary processes;
    • Processing of Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and revised budget estimates;
    • Budgeting of donor financed projects, reviewing of financial implementation of such projects, and monitoring commitments on expenditures;
    • Reviewing Programme based budget performance indicators and subsector reports and facilitate finalization of the sub sector reports;
    • Preparation and maintenance of monthly cashbooks, bank reconciliations, statutory returns
    • Budgeting of donor financed projects, reviewing of financial implementation of such projects, and monitoring commitments on expenditures;
    • Reviewing Programme based budget performance indicators and subsector reports and facilitate finalization of the sub sector reports;
    • Preparation and maintenance of monthly cashbooks, bank reconciliations, statutory returns, bank reconciliation, imprest registers, fixed asset    register,   salary   and   cash   advance   registers,    and   voucher examination.
    • Coordinating the preparation of sector budget proposals for departments
    • Planning, directing, coordinating, supervising accounting operations in the area of deployment;
    • Preparing monthly and quarterly revenue and expenditure reports and annual financial statements for audit purposes;
    • Timely preparation and Maintenance of the County
    • Ensuring safe custody of government assets and records
    • Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of quality management reports

    Core Competencies

    • Able to work under minimum supervision, meet set deadlines
    • Innovative, selfless, high level of integrity and confidentiality in handling government records
    • Must have good report writing skills and be a team player

    Qualifications

    • Must be a Kenyan citizen
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline: Commerce, (Accounting or Finance option), Business management, business administration, Economics, or any other relevant  field
    • Must be a registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in good standing
    • Be conversant with public financial management laws and regulations
    • At least 5 years working Experience in government accounting and working knowledge of IFMIS system
    • Fulfilled the requirement of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2012
    • Proficiency in computer applications

    Kindly note that:

    • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer; Women, People from marginalized areas and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
    • Please note that canvassing for these positions will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • Salary and other benefits attached to the above vacant positions will be as determined by SRC guidelines.
    • All the above vacant posts are on a 3-year renewable contract terms based on satisfactory performance.
    • More details on the above advertised positions can be obtained on the County’s website

    go to method of application »

    Senior Supply Chain Management Officer

    The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a highly degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment.

    The officer shall report to the County Director Supply Chain Management and shall be responsible in implementing procurement processes in the County Government.

    Responsibilities

    • Assistance with the preparation of Request for Quotation, Initiations to Bid, Requests for Proposal, tender document and co-ordination of their timely dispatch
    • Assist in maintaining current up to date Procurement documents and Manuals
    • Routing, copying and circulation of quotes, bids and proposal for evaluation;
    • Researching on pricing, obtaining quotes locally on low value items;
    • Assist in coordination of the selected bidder to ensure completion of administrative processes including Bid Security, contract award notice and distribution of contract documents accordingly
    • Consolidating of procurement plans and budget
    • Disposal of assets in compliance with relevant statutes
    • Control of the stores inventories and establishing re order level for each class of items in
    • Implementing of Government Suppliers Policy, Application of System and procedures as developed from time to time to enhance compliance
    • Assist in management of the administrative process throughout the duration of the preparation of all documentation until the award of the contract.
    • Preparation of management information and statistical reports;
    • Check and classify the precedence of the requisition and process as priority setting of the goods/services needed.
    • Coordinate with departments and make sure the right goods/ services are acquired.
    • Provide purchased goods/services to the responsible receiving office and do all actions for completing the process
    • Maintain appropriate records to ensure that procurement process, decision, and contractual agreement are accurately documented for accountability and audit
    • Perform other duties related to the field as assigned

    Core competencies

    • Able to uphold and respect procurement ethics and to conduct activities with integrity.
    • A team player who demonstrates patience, flexibility and
    • Be willing and able to meet tight deadlines and work long hours when required.
    • A self-starter, who is able to plan and manage his/her own work, takes initiative and strives to meet
    • Be able to work in a multicultural environment
    • Good understanding of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015 and regulations thereof.

    Qualifications

    • Must be a Kenyan citizen
    • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/Supply Chain Mangement
    • Post graduate diploma in procurement/Supply Chain Management
    • Work experience of at least 5 Years in a senior position in public or private sector
    • Must be a member of the Institute of Supplies Management of Kenya
    • Fulfilled the requirement of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2012
    • Familiar with IFMIS – E-procurement system
    • Proficiency in computer applications

    Kindly note that:

    • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer; Women, People from marginalized areas and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
    • Please note that canvassing for these positions will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • Salary and other benefits attached to the above vacant positions will be as determined by SRC guidelines.
    • All the above vacant posts are on a 3-year renewable contract terms based on satisfactory performance.
    • More details on the above advertised positions can be obtained on the County’s website

    Method of Application

    The applicants should download the application for Employment form “VCPSB/APP.01A-2019” on the official County Website, complete it and submit to the undersigned on or before Tuesday 17th April, 2020 at 5pm.

    THE SECRETARY/CEO COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD,

    P.O. BOX 880-50300 MARAGOLI

     QUEENS ARCADE BUILDING MBALE TOWN ALONG KISUMU KAKAMEGA ROAD

     Please Note

    • You Must Attach photocopies of your ID card, Academic, Professional or any other documents to the application
    • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer and encourages People Living with Disabilities, Youth and Women to apply.
    • County Public Service Board does not charge any recruitment fee whatsoever. Do Not Pay Money to Fraudsters because Our services are absolutely free
    • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interview
    • Those with certificates from foreign institutions must have them certified by the relevant authority

    Learn how to get a job in any industry you want. Read 72 Hours to The Job You Love

  • Send your application

Back To Home

Career Advice

View All Career Advice

Subscribe to Job Alert

 

Join our happy subscribers

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. By using this site you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. To learn more, see our Cookie Policy. Accept and Close
 
 
 
Send your application through

Yahoomail Gmail Hotmail