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  • Posted: Aug 17, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 31, 2021
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  • The Office of the Controller of Budget (OCOB) was established by the Constitution of Kenya 2010, under Article 228 and became operational upon the appointment of the Controller of budget on 27th August 2011. Prior to this, some of the functions of the Office of the Controller of Budget were performed by the Controller and Auditor General and the Treasury ...
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    Accountant

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

    Academic qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, Finance or itsequivalent from a recognized university

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodiesMembership of a related professional bodyPrevious relevant work experience required.5 years of relevant work experience in a reputable organization

    Functional Skills,

    Behavioural Competencies/Attributes:

    1. Knowledge of national development policies, goals and objectives
    2. Knowledge of the Country’s Public Sector Financial Management framework
    3. Leadership skills
    4. Proficiency in computer applications
    5. Knowledge of the Controller of Budget Act 2016
    6. Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Regulations, 2015
    7. Knowledge of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
    8. Ability to work under pressure
    9. Team building skills
    10. Problem solving skills/techniques
    11. Report writing and presentation skills
    12. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

    Responsibilities

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

    Academic qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, Finance or itsequivalent from a recognized university
    • Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
    • Membership of a related professional bodyPrevious relevant work experience required.
    • 5 years of relevant work experience in a reputable organization

    Functional Skills, Behavioural Competencies/Attributes:

    • Knowledge of national development policies, goals and objectives
    • Knowledge of the Country’s Public Sector Financial Management framework
    • Leadership skills
    • Proficiency in computer applications
    • Knowledge of the Controller of Budget Act 2016
    • Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Regulations, 2015
    • Knowledge of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Team building skills
    • Problem solving skills/techniques
    • Report writing and presentation skills
    • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

    This role is responsible for the development and implementation of a framework for monitoring, evaluation, and reporting as per the law

    Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Develops the framework for monitoring and evaluation as per the COB Act, 2016.
    • Guides the planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities inline with the office of the Controller of Budget mandate.
    • Coordinates monitoring and evaluation exercises for the office of the Controller ofBudget as required by law
    • Collaborates and partners with key stakeholders in monitoring and evaluationactivities.
    • Coordinates the implementation of the risk management framework in thedepartment.
    • Reviews budget planning documents including Budget Policy Statement, Budget
    • Estimates, County Fiscal Strategy Papers and make recommendations.
    • Monitors the preparation and implementation of the sectorial work plan 

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    • Develops project specific monitoring and indicator tracking tools in consultationwith ICT department.
    • Carries out monitoring and evaluation activities and prepares reports as per thelaw.
    • Develops and maintains a project database for monitoring and evaluationactivities.
    • Prepares concept papers to undertake monitoring and evaluation as per the officeof the Controller of Budget mandate.
    • Prepares monitoring and evaluation reports.
    • Partners and collaborates with key institutions to undertake monitoring activities.
    • Develops and implements a monitoring and evaluation plan for the office of the Controller of Budget.
    • Prepares departmental work plans and budgets for the monitoring and evaluationdepartment.

    Job Dimensions:

    • Financial ResponsibilityImplementation of the budget for the department
    • Responsibility for Physical Assets
    • Responsible for the assets assigned by the office of the Controller of Budget as peroffice’s asset register
    • Decision Making / Job Influence
    • Strategic
    • Advisory
    • Analytical
    • Operational

    Working Conditions

    • Is exposed to minimum disagreeable conditions with frequent travels to remotes areas.The jobholder has normal office facilities which include own office with desk and access to a telephone.The role is predisposed to risk of prosecution arising from incomplete/inaccurateinformation received from public entities which may result to false or misleadingreports.

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    Senior ICT Officer

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

    Academic qualifications

    Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Business Information Technology (BBIT),Information Technology or equivalent degree from a recognized university

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or possess any of the followingCertifications; Cisco Certified Network Professional; Certified Data Centre Professional;Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator, Database Administratorcertifications.

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    5 years of service or similar experience in a comparable position in a reputableorganization

    Functional Skills, Behavioural Competencies/Attributes:a) Understanding of best practices, technologies and current trends in the design,implementation and management of ICT LAN and WAN infrastructureb) Understanding of national development policies, goals and objectivesc) Knowledge and experience of the Country’s Public Sector Financial Managementframeworkd) Leadership skillse) Organizational skillsf) Resource management skillsg) Risk management skillsh) Ability to work under pressurei) Team building skillsj) Problem solving skills/techniquesk) Report writing and presentation skillsl) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

    Responsibilities

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

    Academic qualifications

    Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Business Information Technology (BBIT),Information Technology or equivalent degree from a recognized universityProfessional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodiesMicrosoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or possess any of the followingCertifications; Cisco Certified Network Professional; Certified Data Centre Professional;Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator, Database Administratorcertifications.

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    5 years of service or similar experience in a comparable position in a reputableorganization

    Functional Skills, Behavioural Competencies/Attributes:

    • Understanding of best practices, technologies and current trends in the design,implementation and management of ICT LAN and WAN infrastructureb) Understanding of national development policies, goals and objectivesc)
    • Knowledge and experience of the Country’s Public Sector Financial Managementframework
    • Leadership skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Resource management skills
    • Risk management skills
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Team building skills
    • Problem solving skills/techniques
    • Report writing and presentation skillsl
    • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

    This position is responsible for installing, configuring, and supporting complex

    operating and server-based systems, tracking and maintaining technology systemsensuring that IT systems and services are available and delivered consistently, reliably,and effectively.

    Key Responsibilities/ Duties / TasksI. Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

    1. Develops Service Management and IT Security policies standards and ensurescompliance as appropriate.
    2. Advices on the design of OCOBs infrastructure components based on informationregarding the business context and standards
    3. Ensures documentation of systems configuration and procedures to enhanceknowledge-sharing and transfer.
    4. Drafts service level agreements and operational guidelines for internal andexternal service providers.
    5. Produces guidelines for county offices based on OCOB standards and industrybest practices.
    6. Designs ICT activities and workflow tools required for IT services management,maintenance, monitoring and performance measurement.
    7. Evaluates business processes and provides advice on applicable solutions.h) Develops functional specifications, standards, and requirements for hardware andsoftware purchase.

    Method of Application

    Candidates shortlisted for interviews for the above positions will be required to submit the following;

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

    Applications should be sent by post or hand delivered to our office addressed to:

    The Controller of Budget
    Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
    P.O Box 35616-00100 Nairobi

    so as to reach the Office of the Controller of Budget not later than 31st August, 2021 at 5.00pm.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer. 

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