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  • Posted: Mar 9, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 27, 2020
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  • Kiambu County is one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya. It is located in the central region and covers a total area of 2,543.5 Km2 with 476.3 Km2under forest cover according to the 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census. Kiambu County borders.
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    Principal Administrative Officer

    The County Assembly Service Board seeks to recruit suitable candidates to fill the following job positions:

    (CAKSB10)

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Principal Administrative Officer in the County Assembly of Kiambu.
    Reporting to: Director Human Resource and Administration.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinating the Administration department, logistical and operational issues.
    • Monitoring and maintaining an up to date decisions implementation matrix of the
      employees under him/her
    • Coordinating schedules of departmental meetings, appointments and interviews
    • Preparing the Departmental procurement plan and following up on its implementation
    • Preparing the Departmental Budget in liaison with the Director Human Resource and
      Administration.
    •  Maintaining the Departmental Financial records
    • Assisting in preparation of Departmental expenditure in conformity with the strategic plan.
    • Facilitating Departmental Quarterly Audit
    • Ensuring security , integrity and confidentiality of Departmental Records
    • Ensuring security of office records, equipment and documentsEstablishing and monitoring procedures for record keeping of correspondence and file movements in the Department.
    • Maintaining optimum stock levels and replenishing
    • Providing liaison and administrative support to the Departmental Committees.
    • Coordinating of Insurance matters
    • Ensuring compliance with all Statutory requirements
    • Any other duty that may be assigned by the Director Human Resource and Administration.

    Qualifications

    • Be a Kenyan Citizen
    •  Be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration,
    • Bachelor of Public Policy and Governance or any other Social Sciences from a University recognized in Kenya.
    • Holders of Master’s Degree will have an added advantage
    • At least 6 years working in public Service in similar position.

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    Communications & Public Affairs Officer

    Responsibilities

    The officer at this point shall be responsible to Director Administrative Services and Human. Resource and will undertake the following responsibilities;

    • Coordinating public relations and media related meetings;
    • Coordinating public relations related activities including publishing of magazines, brochures, handbooks, flyers, news bulletins CDs etc.; write, edit and arrange the publications;
    • Coordinate updating of the County Assembly website in liaison with the ICT
      Department;
    •  Coordinating programs/events among them outreach programs and public participation;
    •  Coordinating, accompanying and receiving all visitors and delegations to and from the County Assembly ensuring all protocols issues are observed;
    • Preparing press releases, arrange interviews with journalists;
    • Coordinating the County Assembly Broadcast Unit on broadcast/media aspects;
    • Assist in developing communication strategies;
    • Monitor public opinion regarding the Assembly;
    • Communicate and Present arguments on behalf of the Assembly in liaison with the Clerk’s Office;
    • Assist in preparing organizational documents such as annual reports, corporate profiles and submissions, cost budgets;
    • Write speeches, prepare visual aids and make public presentations;
    • Oversee production of audio-visual materials;
    • Conduct internal PR/Communication courses, workshops and media training;
    • Assist to Develop and manage brand identity;
    • Procure sponsorship deals in liaison with the Clerk;
    • Liaison between the organization and other government and Non – Governmental;
    • Coordinate all Corporate Social responsibility (CSR); and,
    • Any other duty allocated by the Supervisor.

    Qualifications

    • Have Bachelor’s degree in Communication studies, Mass Communication, Public Relations or any Social Science;
    •  Applicants with Master’s degree will have an added advantage
    • Have satisfactorily served as Senior Public Relations Officer or Media Liaison for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Hold Certificate of membership from the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK);
    • Must demonstrate administrative management skills and sound knowledge of media, design works, public relations and communication ability;
    •  Excellent communication skills and good command of English and Kiswahili;
    • Be competent in use of IT as a working tool; and,
    • Relevant Education, Experience and Knowledge as determined by CAKSB.

    Method of Application

    • Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit applications in own handwriting accompanied by Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, two colour passports size photographs and other relevant supporting documents.
    • In addition, interested applicants should submit certificates of clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Commission, Higher Education Loans Board, Kenya Revenue Authority and Certificate of Good Conduct as part of compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
    • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
    • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity
    •  Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
    • Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their
      current substantive post during the interview.
    • All applications should clearly indicate the position applied for in the envelope and
      reference line and be addressed to:

    The Clerk
    County Assembly of Kiambu
    P.0. Box 1492-00900 Kiambu

    The applications should be sent or hand delivered to the office of Clerk at County Assembly of Kiambu Buildings so as to reach the office on or before Friday 27th March, 2020 at 5:00pm.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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