Government Jobs in Kenya – KoTDA 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Government Jobs in Kenya – KoTDA 2019
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Konza Technopolis Development
Authority (KoTDA) is seeking competent, capable, ambitious, self-motivated and
dynamic individuals that demonstrate the appropriate expertise and experience
to contribute to the development of the Konza Technopolis into a sustainable
world class technology hub.


The Mission of Konza Technopolis
Development Authority is “to develop a sustainable smart city and innovation
ecosystem contributing to Kenya’s knowledge economy”.

Konza Technopolis as an area of Innovation
is especially suited to Education Institutions, Research & Development
Centres and Commercial interests in the sectors of Life sciences, Engineering
and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES).

To this end the Government Of Kenya
has begun the process of upgrading Phase 1 horizontal infrastructure,
construction of the KoTDA Hub, the Government cloud infrastructure and
establishment of Kenya’s first dedicated research and innovation University.
Konza Technopolis is also a special
economic Zone with Incentives targeted at participating enterprises.
KoTDA therefore invites qualified and
interested individuals to apply for the under listed position:
Job Title: Internal
Auditor
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh
60,000 – 110,000 p.m
Terms of Service: Permanent
& Pensionable
Department: Internal
Audit & Risk Assurance
Duties and responsibilities
i. Execute audit programs/plans;
ii. Collecting audit evidence;
iii. Verify the existence and safety of the Authority’s
assets;
iv. Prepare draft audit reports;
v. Carrying out audit reviews to assess the effectiveness
of risk management and the adequacy of internal controls and operations;
vi. Ensuring completeness and accuracy of records and
reports.
vii. Carrying out special audits or investigations as may
be required from time to time.
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
i. Bachelors degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounts,
Business Administration, ICT and CPA (II), ACCA Fundamentals Level or relevant
qualifications from a recognized institution;
ii. Proficiency in computer applications;
iii. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the
Constitution.
Job Title: Investor
Facilitation & One Stop Shop Officer
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh
60,000 – 110,000 p.m
Terms of Service: Permanent
& Pensionable
Department: Business
Development & Innovation
Duties and responsibilities
i. Managing KoTDA clients, investors and partners
ii. Running of the One Stop Shop
iii. Preparing proposals and projects for evaluation for
approvals and licenses.
iv. Facilitating investor and partners in submitting the
requirements for licenses, permits and other authorizations needed for approval
v. Preparing new projects for issuance of the relevant
licenses.
vi. Providing information on investment sites.
vii. Preparing business development reports
viii. Collating insights about KoTDA, its environment and
customers
ix. Customer care and management of the One Stop Shop
x. Developing the Konza innovation pipeline and virtual
Konza innovation ecosystem
xi. Setting up of the Konza technology transfer and
commercialization office
xii. Managing innovation events and initiatives
xiii. Developing proposals for funding based on the
identified innovation strategy and work with partners to access financial and
technical support
xiv. Manage and coordinate in partnership with actors in
the industry, incubation activities
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
i. Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: –
Marketing, Finance, Business Administration, Communications, Sciences,
Marketing or other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution.
ii. Proficiency in computer applications; and
iii. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the
Constitution.
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh
60,000- 110,000 p.m
Terms of Service: Permanent
& Pensionable
Department: Corporate
Services
Duties and responsibilities
i. Verifying Payment vouchers and Staff Imprests in
accordance with the laid down Financial procedures, policies and regulations;
ii. Supervision of cash collections and banking balancing
and reconciling cash books on daily basis including balancing and reconciling
cash books on daily basis.
iii. Verifying posting of payments and receipts in the
cashbook for accuracy
iv. Providing safe custody of payment vouchers and
approved journal
v. Preparing and updating creditor, debtors and general
ledgers
vi. Ensuring statutory deductions are remitted on time
vii. Maintaining and updating the Authority vote book.
viii. Preparing Bank Reconciliation statements
For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have:
i. Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Business Management,
Business Administration (Accounting or Finance option) or other relevant and
equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
ii. Proficiency in computer applications and
iii. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the
Constitution
Job Title: Office
Administrator
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh
60,000 – 110,000 p.m
Terms of Service: Permanent
& Pensionable
Department: Corporate
Services
Duties and responsibilities
i. Attending to visitors/clients;
ii. Handling telephone calls, customer enquiries and
complaints;
iii. Ensuring security of office records, equipment and
documents;
iv. Ensuring confidentiality of office information;
v. Record keeping for correspondences and file movement;
vi. Managing office protocol and etiquette;
vii. Maintaining an up to date file movement register;
viii. Coordinating the general administration of the
respective department/office;
ix. Coordinating schedule of meetings and appointments for
the respective departments/office;
x. Coordinating travel arrangements for the respective
departments/office;
xi. Coordinating appointments and travel itineraries for
the Chief Manager;
xii. Preparing responses to simple routine correspondence
for the Chief Manager; and
xiii. Monitoring procedures for record keeping for
correspondences.
xiv. Ensuring security, integrity and confidentiality of
data; and
xv. Undertaking any other office administrative services
duties that may be assigned.
For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have:
i. Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies or any other
equivalent from a recognized institution;
ii. Have passed the following examinations from the Kenya
National Examinations Agency (KNEC);
a) Typewriting III (Minimum 50 w.p.m.)/Computerized
document processing III;
b) Shorthand III (120 w.p.m);
c) Business English III/Communications I;
d) Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III;
e) Secretarial Duties II;
f) Commerce II;
iii. A supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2)
weeks from a recognized institution;
iv. Proficiency in computer applications;
v. Demonstrated results in work performance;
vi. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the
Constitution
Job Title: Senior
Assistant Supply Chain Management Officer
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh
40,000 – 90,000 p.m
Terms of Service: Permanent
& Pensionable
Department: Supply
Chain Management

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Undertaking market surveys to ensure the Commission
obtains value for money;
ii. Participating in the opening quotations;
iii. Maintaininpg and update a list of prequalified
suppliers;
iv. Liaising with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of
goods and services; and
v. Ensuring safe custody of all procurement records
For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have:
i. A minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience;
ii. Diploma in Procurement & Supplies Management from
a recognized institution;
iii. Proficiency in computer applications
iv. Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work
performance and results;
v. Member of professional body either KISM or CIPS; and
vi. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the
Constitution
Job Title: Assistant
Property Management Officer
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh
30,000 – 60,000 p.m
Terms of Service: Permanent
& Pensionable
Department: Corporate
Services
Duties and responsibilities
i. Advise on property availability and applicable rates;
ii. Liaise with Ministry of Lands and related offices;
iii. Process land documents and ensuring payment of
statutory dues;
iv. Represent the Authority on land and property issues;
v. Negotiate service contracts to ensure efficiency at
reasonable cost;
vi. Optimize property returns by ensuring timely invoicing
and recovery of income;
vii. Follow up on rent payment by tenants.
viii. Reconcile tenants accounts to ensure good and accurate
records are kept;
ix. Prepare periodic rent reports;
x. Undertake daily inspection for the outsourced services;
xi. Prepare and submit timely and accurate reports on the
outsourced services;
xii. Prompt payment of land rent and rates;
xiii. Ensure continuous supply of power, water and other
utilities to the investors;
xiv. Co-ordinate sub-contracted services such as offices
cleaning and security
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
i. Diploma in Real Estate, Land Economics, or any other
relevant field;
ii. Proficiency in computer applications.
iii. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the
Constitution.
i. KCSE or equivalent qualification;
ii. Craft/Technical Certificate in Property Management,
Electrical, Plumbing or any other qualification from a recognized institution;
iii. Proficiency in computer applications
iv. Four (4) years relevant work experience
v. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the
Constitution
Job Title: Assistant
Office Administrator
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh
30,000 – 60,000 p.m
Terms of Service: Permanent
& Pensionable
Department: Corporate
Services
Duties and Responsibilities
i. Attending to visitors/clients;
ii. Ensuring security, integrity and confidentiality of
data and information;
iii. Managing office protocol and etiquette;
iv. Maintaining office diary and travel itineraries;
v. Receiving and distributing hard copy materials to
registry;
vi. Managing Front Office and Switchboard;
vii. Providing word -processing and secretarial support;
viii. Ensuring security of office records, equipment and
documents;
ix. Preparing responses to simple routine correspondences;
x. Operating office equipment to include photocopying,
printing;
xi. Recording dictation in shorthand and transcribing it
in typewritten form typing from drafts, manuscripts or recording from dictation
machines;
xii. Planning and scheduling of meetings;
xiii. Management of e-office;
xiv. Co-ordinating the general administration of the
Manager’s office;
xv. Maintaining an up to date filing system in the office;
xvi. Establishing and monitoring procedures for record
keeping of correspondence and file movements; and
xvii. Undertaking any other office administrative services
duties that may be assigned.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
i. Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National
Examinations Agency
Passed the following examinations from the Kenya National
Examinations Agency (KNEC);
a) Typewriting III (Minimum 50 w.p.m.)/Computerized
document processing III;
b) Shorthand III (110 w.p.m);
c) Business English III/Communications I;
d) Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III;
e) Secretarial Duties II;
f) Commerce II;
ii. Proficiency in Computer Applications;
iii. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter six of the
Constitution
Job Title: Office
Assistant
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh
18,000 – 30,000 p.m
Terms of Service: Permanent
& Pensionable
Department: Corporate
Services
Duties and responsibilities
i. Cleaning offices, machines/ equipment/apparatus;
ii. Collecting and disposing waste;
iii. Dusting offices and ensuring habitable office
conditions;
v. Moving or carrying office equipment, furniture and
ensuring orderly arrangement; and dispatching letters.
vi. Arranging for meeting venues professionally and
timely;
vii. Keeping inventory of kitchen equipment;
viii. Preparing and serving office tea; and
ix. Performing office and messengerial duties.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
i. At least a mean grade D+ (plus) in the Kenya
Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
ii. Proficiency in English and Kiswahili languages;
iii. Good inter-personal skills; and
iv. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the
Constitution
All applications should include the job title, job ref on
the subject line of the application email and must be accompanied with a
detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to comply with
requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.
Interested applicants should email their details to
info@hcbskenya.com
All applications should be received before/on Monday 18th
November 2019.
KoTDA is an equal opportunity employer.
The Authority is committed to implementing the provisions
of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit,
representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment
opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with
disabilities. Therefore, qualified women, youth, the marginalized and people
living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic
disqualification.

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