Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – Office of the Attorney General 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – Office of the Attorney General 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Applications are invited from suitably
qualified officers serving in the Public Service for vacant posts in the 
Business
Registration Service 
under the Office of The Attorney
General and Department of Justice.

DIRECTOR GENERAL/ CHIEF EXECUTIVE
OFFICER, JOB GRADE BRS 1, ONE (1) POST

The Service seeks to recruit a visionary, dynamic and innovative leader with
high professional and ethical standards to fill the position of Director
General/Chief Executive Officer.
Responsibilities

  • Reporting
    to the Board, the Director General shall be the Accounting Officer and an
    ex-officio member of the Board who shall be responsible for providing
    leadership and day to day administration and management in a high
    integrity and ethical environment,
  • Promoting
    corporate reputation and ensuring operational effectiveness and efficiency
    in the affairs of the Service in order to increase stakeholder value; in
    accordance with the Mission, Vision and strategic objectives of the
    Service.
  • In
    particular, and under the direction of the Board, the Director General
    shall be responsible for the development and recommendation to the Board
    of the long term corporate strategy, business plans and annual operating
    budgets and the execution of the organization’s strategy.
  • He/she
    shall ensure that the Service operates strictly in accordance with all
    applicable laws and create a work environment that enables the
    recruitment, retention of quality and highly motivated staff.
  • The
    Director General shall ensure prudent management of assets and financial
    resources and accountability through proper monitoring and effective
    internal control measures.
  • He/she
    shall be expected to communicate regularly and effectively with all
    stakeholders, foster a corporate culture that promotes sound ethical and
    good governance practices and undertake all duties assigned by the Board.
  • A
    person shall qualify for appointment as the Director General under Section
    18 of the Act if that person:
  • Is a
    citizen of Kenya;
  • Has
    at least ten (10) years’ experience in public affairs management or in a
    commercial environment with at least five (5) years experience at senior
    management level.
  • Is
    an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Holds
    a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized University;
  • Holds
    a Masters degree in Law or any other related field from a recognized
    University;
  • Demonstrates
    computer literacy;
  • Demonstrates
    experience in leadership;
  • Demonstrates
    administrative and professional competency and
  • Meets
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES, JOB GRADE BRS 2,
ONE (1) POST

The Registrar of Companies shall report to the Director
General.
Responsibilities
The Registrar of Companies shall be responsible for the implementation of the
Companies Act, Registrations of Business Names Act, Limited Liability
Partnerships Act, Partnerships Act which functions entail:
  • Registration
    of Companies, Business Names, Limited Liability Partnerships and
    Partnerships,
  • Maintenance
    of the record of registered entities, creating linkages with professional
    bodies on matters of development of the legal framework for incorporation,
    registration, operation, management and regulation of companies.
  • He/she
    shall be responsible for the day to day administration and management of
    the affairs of the Companies Registry and all such duties as imposed by
    the relevant laws and policies as well as any other duty as may be
    assigned by the Board and Director General.
Qualifications
A person shall qualify for appointment as the Registrar of Companies if that
person:
  • Is a
    citizen of Kenya;
  • Has
    eight (8) years post admission relevant experience;
  • Has
    served in the grade of Deputy Registrar of Companies, or in a similar
    managerial position for a minimum period of three (3) years with proven
    experience;
  • Holds
    a Bachelors of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
  • Holds
    a Masters degree in Law or any other related field from a recognized
    University;
  • Is
    an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Demonstrates
    computer literacy;
  • Demonstrates
    administrative and professional competence and
  • Meets
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
OFFICIAL RECEIVER, JOB GRADE BRS 2,
ONE (1) POST

The Official Receiver shall report to the Director General.
Responsibilities
The Official Receiver shall be responsible for the implementation of the
Insolvency Act.
The specific duties and responsibilities shall include:
  • Establishing
    and providing for the operation of a framework for the efficient and
    equitable administration of the estates of insolvent natural persons and
    unincorporated entities comprising natural persons, and the assets of
    insolvent companies and other bodies corporate, that maintains a fair
    balance between the interests of those persons, entities, companies and
    bodies and those of their creditors;
  • Oversee
    the issuance and renewal of Insolvency Practitioners Licenses; the setting
    and administering of Insolvency Practitioners examinations;
  • Ensure
    that preliminary examination of debtors;
  • the
    filing of proof of debt forms; the tracing of assets of the debtor and
    companies in liquidation,
  • ensuring
    assets are preserved, valued and insured direct for advertising the
    bankruptcy and the winding up order;
  • Ensuring
    that the statements of affairs for both companies and debtors is issued;
  • the
    necessary court applications are filed;
  • the
    proper distribution of assets to creditors; Supervise court attendance;
  • Cascading
    performance targets to the staff in the division and monitoring and
    evaluation of performance of the Directorate.
  • The
    Official Receiver shall also perform such other duties as may be assigned
    by the Board and Director General.
 Qualifications
A person shall qualify for appointment as the Official Receiver if that person:
  • Is a
    Citizen of Kenya;
  • Has
    eight (8) years post admission relevant experience;
  • Has
    served in the grade of a Deputy Official Receiver or any similar
    managerial position for a minimum of three (3) years with proven
    experience;
  • Is
    an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Holds
    a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized University;
  • Holds
    a Masters degree in Law or in any other related field from a recognized
    University
  • Demonstrates
    administrative and professional competence;
  • Demonstrates
    computer literacy.
  • Meets
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

SENIOR INFORMATION COMMUNICATION
TECHNOLOGY OFFICER JOB GRADE BRS 4 ONE (1) POST

The Senior Information Communication Technology Officer shall report to the
Director Corporate Services.
Responsibilities 
The Senior Information Communication Technology Officer duties and
responsibilities will entail:-
  • Initiating
    and developing information communication technology policies,
  • Coordinating
    systems development, implementation and maintenance;
  • Carrying
    out feasibility studies;
  • Developing
    ICT systems;
  • Evaluating
    ICT systems and ensuring adherence to established Information
    Communication Technology Standards; training staff in Information
    Communication Technology matters;
  • Planning,
    monitoring and evaluating program/activities within an Information
    Communication Technology division/unit;
  • Liaising
    with user departments to ensure effective maintenance of Information
    Communication Technology equipment; and evaluating hardware maintenance
    feasibility studies and detailed specifications before implementation.
  • A
    person shall qualify for appointment of the Senior Information
    Communication Technology Officer if that person:
  • Is a
    Citizen of Kenya;
  • Has
    six (6) years relevant work experience;
  • Has
    served in the grade of an Information Communication Technology Officer 1
    or in a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years with
    proven experience;
  • Holds
    a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Computer Science,
    Information Technology, Business Information Technology or its equivalent
    qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Has
    demonstrated experience in implementing at least two large ICT projects
    that have an impact at National Level;
  • Has
    demonstrated experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) deployment,
    databases, networks and data center or cloud solutions; has demonstrated
    experience in the deployment of large scale web based solutions
  • Demonstrates
    professional competence;
  • Demonstrates
    computer literacy;
  • Meets
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
DIRECTOR CORPORATE SERVICES JOB GRADE BRS
2 ONE (1) POST.

The Director, Corporate Services shall report to the Director General.
Responsibilities
The Director shall oversee all corporate services which include Finance and
Accounts, Human Resource Management and Administration, Information
Communications and Technology Services, Corporate Strategy and Corporate
Communications. The specific duties and responsibilities shall include:
formulating and implementing institutional policies on administration;
mobilizing and managing the financial resources; ensuring proper maintenance of
proper books of accounts; ensuring preparation of annual budgets; verifying
financial management and budget performance; providing timely audited accounts;
ensuring compliance with statutory regulations; overseeing the human resource
management and development function; ensuring provision of ICT support services;
overseeing effective management of corporate communication; supervising the
management of records and ensuring provision of resource and documentation
services.
Qualifications
A person shall qualify for appointment of the Director, Corporate Services if that
person:
  • Is a
    Citizen of Kenya;
  • Has
    eight (8) years relevant experience;
  • Has
    served in the grade of Deputy Director, Finance I or any similar
    managerial position for a minimum period of three (3) years with proven
    experience;
  • Holds
    a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Finance, Public
    Administration, Human Resource Management, Communications, Economics,
    Auditing, Accounting or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
    institution;
  • Holds
    a Masters Degree in Finance, Public Administration, Human Resource
    Management, Communications, Economics, Auditing, Accounting, Political
    Science or any other related field from a recognized institution;
  • Is a
    Certified Accountant;
  • Demonstrates
    financial professional competence;
  • Demonstrates
    computer literacy skills.
  • Meets
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
DEPUTY DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCE
MANAGEMENT JOB GRADE BRS 3 ONE (1) POST

The Deputy Director, Human Resource Management shall report to the Director
Corporate Services.
Responsibilities 
The Deputy Director Human Resource Management responsibility will entail:-
Analyzing the human resource management structures and systems; determining and
proposing methods/strategies of handling the human resource management
function; initiating and developing human resource management policies
including Rewards and Sanctions Policy; proposing performance improvement
strategies that are adaptive to the changing environment and technology;
coordinating training and development of staff; researching on human resource
best practices that will guide the development of human resource management
policies, standards and regulations; managing labour relations;
institutionalizing performance management including staff Performance Appraisal
System; coordinating and monitoring human resource planning for different
cadres in the institution; and ensuring compliance with statutory regulations.
The Director shall also perform such other duties as may be assigned by the
Board and Director General.
Qualifications
A person shall qualify for appointment of the Deputy Director Human Resource
Management if that person:
  • Is a
    Citizen of Kenya;
  • Has
    eight (8) years relevant work experience;
  • Has
    served in the grade of a Senior Human Resource Officer or in a similar
    managerial position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Holds
    a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource
    Management, Personnel Management, Public Administration or its equivalent
    qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Holds
    a Masters degree in Human Resource/Human Resource Management/Industrial
    Relations/Public or Business Administration, or any other related field
    from a recognized University;
  • Demonstrates
    professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the
    general organization and management of the Human Resource and a thorough
    understanding of relevant emerging practices/techniques;
  • Demonstrates
    a thorough understanding of National goals, policies and development
    objectives, and ability to transform them into Human Resource management
    policies and programmes;
  • Is
    registered with a professional body/association
  • Demonstrates
    computer literacy skills; and
  • Meets
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by
completing ONE BRS Form. The application form may be downloaded from
the Business Registration Service website www.brs.go.ke, the Public Service Commission
website www.publicservice.go.ke,
and Africa Management Solutions Limited website www.amsol.co.ke
  • Candidates
    should NOT attach any documents to the application
    form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement
    should be filled on the form.
  • Only
    shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing
    in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.All officers shall be
    required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current
    substantive post during the interview.
  • Candidates
    are advised to apply for one position only where they are
    most suited.
The Completed application form should be sent or delivered
to Africa Management Solutions Limited, 3rd Floor, Suite 12A,
Vision Plaza, Mombasa Road or emailed at brs@amsol.co.ke on or before 3rd December,
2019
Shortlisted applicants will be required to present originals of the following
documents:
  • National
    identity card or passport;
  • Academic
    and professional certificates and transcripts;
  • Any
    other relevant supporting documents and testimonials;
  • Clearances
    from the following bodies to demonstrate compliance with chapter six
    (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 :
  • Kenya
    Revenue Authority;
  • Ethics
    and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Higher
    Education Loans Board;
  • Any
    of the Registered Credit Reference Bureau; and
  • Directorate
    of Criminal Investigations.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE