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  • Posted: Jun 15, 2021
    Deadline: Jun 29, 2021
  • Vision An advisory institution of excellence on matters of Science, Technology, Innovation and Research. Mission To effectively co-ordinate, research,promote and provide evidence based policy advice on matters of Science, Technology and Innovation in Kenya for national social- economic development. Core values The Commission upholds integrity,profes...
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    Principal Analyst, Humanities and Social Sciences


    • Bachelors degree in a Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, or equivalent from a recognized university ii. Masters degree in Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, or equivalent from a recognized university iii. At least eight (8) years relevant work experience in a public or private institution
    • At least three (3) years experience in a supervisory role
    • Demonstrated results in work performance vi. Membership to a relevant professional body where applicable
    • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.
    • Demonstrate the following key competencies and skills:
    • Proficiency in IT
    • Communication and reporting skills
    • Analytical skills;
    • Interpersonal skills;
    • Integrity;
    • Team player


    • Compile reports on studies designed for policy advisory and priority setting within Humanities and Social Sciences;
    • Prepare reports and proceedings for fora on new knowledge and emerging technologies in Humanities and Social Sciences; 
    • Verify data and information on Humanities and Social Sciences for entry into the national databases;
    • Develop concept notes for strategic interventions within Humanities and Social Sciences;
    • Undertake promotion activities for Humanities and Social Sciences;

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    Internal Auditor


    1. Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or relevant field from a recognized university;
    2. CPA Part II or its equivalent; and i
    3. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.
    4. Demonstrate the following key competencies and skills:
    5. Proficiency in IT;
    6. Ethical and integrity; c) Interpersonal skills; and
    7. Communication skills.


    1. Undertake audit assignments in line with the approved audit work plan to confirm the adequacy and effectiveness of governance, risk management and control;
    2. Perform substantive and compliance testing of accountable records and documents and prepare working papers;
    3. Provide input in preparation of audit reports for audit engagements executed; and 
    4. Assist in evaluating progress and effectiveness of action taken to implement audit recommendations received from internal and external audits.

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    Accounts Assistant

    Reporting to the Senior Accounts Officer, the Accounts Officer will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

    1. Prepare payment vouchers and submit for approval in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations;
    2. Maintain registers of documents received by and dispatched from the department;
    3. Issue receipts for monies received; and
    4. File payments and receipt vouchers and ensure safety of accounts files.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

    • Certified Public Accountants (CPA)PartII or its equivalent;and
    • Fulfilled the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
    • Demonstrated the following key competencies and skills
    • Proficiency in IT;and
    • Ethical and integrity.

    Method of Application


    Candidates MUST fill the Application for Employment Form which can be downloaded from the following link: Job Application Form  - June 2021 and Summary of the Application Form which can be downloaded from the following link: Summary of your Application Form - June 2021.
    Candidates MUST submit manual (hard copy) AND electronic (online) applications.
    All applications should be submitted together with a cover letter, duly filled Application for Employment Form, duly filled summary table in Ms Word downloadable from the website, detailed curriculum vitae, a copy of ID/Passport, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents.
    Manual applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly indicating the reference number and should be delivered to:

    The Director General
    National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
    NACOSTI Headquarters Building, Kabete off Waiyaki Way
    P.O BOX 30623-00100 Nairobi, KENYA

    Online applications should be submitted via email to: [email protected]

    Applications should be received not later than 5:00 pm on Tuesday, 29th June 2021.


    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualifications.

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