Over 71 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya – MSEA 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Over 71 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya – MSEA 2019
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Legal Officer


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Preparing and reviewing legal
documents/instruments;
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Preparing legal opinions and
preparing legal briefs;

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Drafting legal documents, leases and
contracts;

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Undertaking research on specific
legal areas;
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Identifying issues and areas for
legal policy formulation and review;
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Ensuring compliance with the policy,
legal requirements and provisions in all the undertakings of the MSEA;
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Advising the MSEA on all legal
matters;
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Representing the MSEA in litigations
and other legal matters;
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Safeguarding the interest of the MSEA
in all legal matters;
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Liaising with the Office of the
Attorney General on legal matters;
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Coordinating the implementation of
work plans and performance management;
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Ensuring safe custody of MSEA’s legal
documents and records.
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Have Bachelor’s degree in Laws (LLB)
from a recognized institution;
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Have Postgraduate Diploma in Law from
the Kenya School of Law;
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Have a certificate in Senior
Management or Management lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized
institution;
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Be an Advocate of the High Court of
Kenya; and
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Proficiency in computer applications.
This
is the entry grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the
guidance of a senior officer.
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Designing, coding, testing and
implementing computer programs;
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Maintaining support systems and
training of users;
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Repairing Information Communication
Technology equipment and associated peripherals;
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Receiving and installing Information
Communication Technology equipment;
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Configuring new Information
technology equipment.
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Diploma in any of the following
disciplines:- Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information
Technology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
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The development of hardware and
software specifications;
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Developing and implementing of ICT
policy and regulatory framework at MSEA;
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Undertaking upgrading of software;
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Updating and keeping inventory on
Information Communication Technology activities;
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Designing, recommending and
evaluating systems;
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Implementing, maintaining and
documenting standards of systems;
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Maintaining support systems and
training of users;
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Repairing and maintaining of
Information Communication Technology equipment and associated peripherals;
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Providing advisory services to all
departments in MSEA on matters related to ICT in MSEA
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Computer Science/Information Technology
,Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics,
Commerce, Physics, Business Information Technology or its equivalent
qualification from recognized institution;
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A Diploma in computer science or its
equivalent from a recognized institution.
Customer Relations Assistant
Duties
and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
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Maintaining daily record of visitors
details;
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Taking charge of the reception desk;
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Maintaining good ambience in the
reception area;
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Responding to visitors queries;
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Recording and confirming visitors
appointments;
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Receiving, guiding and directing
visitors to designated offices and areas;
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Issuing passes to visitors.
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Served in the grade of Customer
Relations Assistant II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
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Certificate in any of the following
disciplines:- Customer Service, Public Relations, Communication, Management,
Front Office or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
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Certificate in computer application
skills from a recognized institution;
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Demonstrated professional competence
as reflected in work performance and results.
Corporate Communications Officer
An
officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
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Participating in organizing public
events;
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Preparing media briefs and speeches;
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Collecting information for the
preparation of the Authority’s newsletter and supplements;
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Collecting data for developing
proposals for sourcing appropriate media to disseminate information on
activities of the Authority;
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Preparing radio and television
infomercials.
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Public Communication, Public Relations, Mass
Communication, Journalism or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution; and
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Proficiency in computer application.
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Developing communication strategies;
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Coordinating the preparation of
speeches, media briefs and newsletters;
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Developing corporate materials and
branding;
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Providing media services;
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Coordinating the preparation and
placement of radio and television infomercials;
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Preparing and organizing forums where
policies, programmes and projects are propagated and promoted;
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Documenting the events through video,
photography and press cuttings;
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And analyzing articles in the media
pertaining to the Authority and making appropriate recommendations.
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Minimum experience of Eight (8) years
working experience as a Public Communication officer in Public Service or in a
comparable position, three (3) of which should be at middle level management;
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Public Communication, Public Relations, Mass
Communication, Journalism or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
Institution;
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Master’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Public Communication, Public Relations, Mass
Communication, Journalism or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution;
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Been registered as a member by the
relevant professional Body;
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Have a strategic management course or
an equivalent management course from a recognized institution
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Proficiency in computer application;
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Demonstrated professional ability,
initiative and competence in organizing and directing work.
Supply Chain Management Assistant
This
is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will
work under the guidance of a senior officer.
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Maintaining security and safe custody
of stores;
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Undertaking procurement and storage
activities;
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Issuing and rationing of stores;
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Making recommendations for disposal
of unserviceable stores.
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A Kenya Certificate of Secondary
Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (minus) with a minimum of C- in Mathematics and
English or Kiswahili or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
Institution; and
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Diploma in Supply Chain Management or
its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
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Proficiency in computer applications.
Supply Chain Management Officer
This
is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will
work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.
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Implementing existing supplies
regulations, procedures and system;
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Recommending disposal of
unserviceable stores;
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Compiling procurement plans;
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Sourcing for suppliers;
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Conducting stock control, stock
taking and stock audit;
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Implementing of e-procurement
strategies.
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Supply Chain Management, Commerce (Supplies Management
option), Procurement or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution; and
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Proficiency in computer applications.
Assistant Director Supply Chain
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Supervising staff in the unit;
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Initiating preparation of estimates of
expenditure on supplies and services;
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Preparing procurement plans and
inventory control;
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Reviewing up-dating, interpreting and
implementing existing supply chain regulations, procedures and systems;
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Sourcing for suppliers;
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Estimating value of goods and services
by soliciting for multiple quotations from reliable and competitive suppliers
in line with prescribed regulations;
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Coordinating and participating in
procurement negotiations with suppliers and vendors;
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Preparing purchase orders and
obtaining authorized signatures;
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Monitoring and evaluating the
delivery and quality of approved supplies; assisting in preparation of MSEA
strategic plans;
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Receiving goods and supplies and
verify information on delivery notes and supply requisitions in order to
establish the accuracy of orders;
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Coordinating and validating disposal
of unserviceable stores;
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Implementing e-procurement
strategies.
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Served in the grade of Senior Supply
Chain Management Officer or in a comparable position in public/private sector for
a minimum period of three (3) years;
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Supply Chain Management, Commerce (Supplies Management
option), Procurement or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution;
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Masters degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Supply Chain Management, Commerce (Supplies Management
option), Procurement or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution will be an added advantage
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Membership to the Chartered Institute
of Purchasing and Supplies, Kenya Institute of Supplies Management or any other
recognized institution;
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Certificate in computer application
from a recognized institution; and
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Demonstrated professional competence
as reflected in work performance and results.
Human Capital Management &
Development
Ref.
No: MSEA – 26/7/2019
An
officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
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Implementing human capital decisions
within existing rules, regulations and procedures;
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Verifying leave balances;
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Preparing agenda for MSEA’s Human
Capital Advisory Committee;
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Participating in collection,
collation and analysis of human resource management and development data;
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Verifying information relating to
recruitment, appointment and transfer;
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Capturing payroll/complement data.
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Social Sciences such as Human Capital Management/Human
Resource Management, Public Administration/ Business Management, Sociology,
Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized
university/institution;
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Certificate in Human Capital/resource
management from a recognized institution; and
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Certificate in Computer applications.
Human Capital & Administration
Duties
and responsibilities at this level will entail processing staff benefits and
claims;
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Interpreting and implementing Human
Capital Development policies, laws, regulations, procedures and systems;
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Making proposals on human capital
planning and succession management;
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Participating in collection,
collation and analysis of human resource management and development data;
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Analyzing human resource management
and development issues;
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Monitoring the implementation and
effectiveness of Human Resource Management and development policies, guidelines
and procedures in MSEA;
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Coordinating in-service training
programmes and workshops for MSEA;
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Analyzing training projections MSEA
staff; and analyzing staff performance and Career progression and making appropriate
recommendations.
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Served as a Human Capital and
Development Officer for a minimum period of seven (7) years three (3) of which
should be at middle level management in public service or in a comparable
position;
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Social Sciences such as Human Capital Management/Human
Resource Management, Public Administration/ Business Management, Sociology,
Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized
university/institution;
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Master’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Social Sciences such as Human Capital Management/Human
Resource Management, Public Administration/ Business Management, Sociology,
Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university/institution;
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Membership to a professional body
such as IPM, KIM, IPS, IHRM, AAPAM, KAPAM or any other recognized professional
body/association;
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Certificate in Human Capital from a
recognized institution; and
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Proficiency in computer application;
and
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Demonstrated integrity, professional
competence and management capabilities as reflected in work performance and
results.
Records Management Officer
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Filing and marking letters for
action;
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Renewing file covers;
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Updating and maintaining up to date
file movement records;
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Ensuring security of files and
documents;
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Ensuring receipt and proper dispatch
of mails and maintaining related registers;
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Preparing disposal schedules;
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Initiating appraisal and disposal of
files and documents.
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Records Management, Information Management, Library
Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
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Certificate in computer application.
Assistant Director Human Capital &
Administration
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Supervising staff in the unit;
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Coordinating the implementation of
human capital strategies, policies and programmes/work plans;
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Establishing and managing an efficient
and effective, professional and sustainable human capital system;
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Overseeing and managing performance
management and incentive systems;
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Analyzing the utilization of human
capitals in MSEA and advising on proper deployment;
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Coordinating, monitoring and
evaluating staff training and development programmes;
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Ensuring implementation of
computerized human capitals management infrastructure;
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Managing all industrial relations
issues safeguarding organization’s assets;
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Ensuring cleaning of offices and
compound.
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Served as an Assistant Director,
Human Capital and Development or in a comparable position in public/private
sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Social Sciences such as Human Capital Management/Human
Resource Management, Public Administration/ Business Management, Sociology,
Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized
university/institution;
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Master’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Social Sciences such as Human Capital Management/Human
Resource Management, Public Administration/ Business Management, Sociology,
Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized
university/institution;
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Attended a Strategic Leadership
Development Programme/ Management Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks
from a recognized institution;
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Membership to a professional body
such as IPM, KIM, IPS, IHRM, AAPAM, KAPAM or any other recognized professional
body/association;
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Certificate in Human Capital from a
recognized institution; and
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Proficiency in computer application;
and
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Demonstrated integrity, professional
competence and management capabilities as reflected in work performance and
results
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Driving a vehicle as authorized;
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Carrying out routine checks on the
vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure etc.;
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Detecting and’ reporting
malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
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Maintenance of work tickets for
vehicle(s) assigned;
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Ensuring security and safety of the
vehicle on and off the road;
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Overseeing safety of the passengers
and/or goods therein;
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Maintaining cleanliness of the
vehicle.
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Served in the grade of Driver II for
a minimum period of three (3) years;
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A valid driving license free from any
current endorsement(s) and valid for any of the class(es) of vehicle(s) the
officer is required to drive;
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Passed Occupational Trade Test II for
Drivers;
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Certificate in Defensive Driving from
the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a
recognized Institution;
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Attended a Refresher Course for
drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within every three (3) years at
Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other
recognized. Institution;
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A valid Certificate of Police
Clearance from the Kenya ‘Police;
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attended a First- Aid Certificate
Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya
Institute Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent from a
recognized institution; and
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Demonstrated professional competence
as reflected in work performance and results.
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Driving a vehicle as authorized;
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Carrying out routine checks on the
vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure etc.;
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Detecting and’ reporting
malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
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Maintenance of work tickets for
vehicle(s) assigned;
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Ensuring security and safety of the
vehicle on and off the road;
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Overseeing safety of the passengers
and/or goods therein;
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Maintaining cleanliness of the’
vehicle.
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Served in the grade of Driver III or
an equivalent position in the Public service or in a comparable position for a
minimum period of three (3) years;
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A valid driving license free from any
current endorsement(s) and valid for any of the class(es) of vehicle(s) the
officer is required to drive;
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Passed Suitability Test for Drivers
Grade III;
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Certificate in Defensive Driving from
the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a
recognized Institution;
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Attended a Refresher Course for
drivers lasting not less than one (1) every three (3) years at Kenya Institute
of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution;
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A valid Certificate of Police
Clearance from the Kenya ‘Police;
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attended a First- Aid Certificate
Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya
Institute Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent from a
recognized institution; and
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Demonstrated professional competence
as reflected in work performance and results.
Deputy Director Finance & Accounts
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Overseeing the development and
installation of effective financial management systems and procedures to
improve financial reporting and accounting;
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Providing leadership on budget
formulation;
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Advising the Director General/Chief
Executive Officer on strategic financing, investing and expenditure decisions
in the medium and long term;
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Driving the Authority’s financing
strategy by ensuring internal controls are implemented and monitored for
effectiveness;
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Undertaking overall responsibility
for managing risks associated with the Finance and Accounting function and
advise on mitigation measures;
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Organizing stakeholders engagements
and forums regarding budgets;
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Clarifying financial estimates to
Finance Committee, Treasury and Development Partners and gain support for
projected budget needs.
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Have served as a Finance Officer for
a minimum period of ten (10) years three (3) of which should be at middle level
management in public service or in a comparable position
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Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of
the following disciplines:-Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance,
Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or its equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution;

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Have Master’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Business Administration preferably in Finance or its
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
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Have Part III of professional Exams
such as CFA, CPA, ACA, ACCA, ACMA or equivalent membership to a relevant
professional body;
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Be a Member in good standing of the
Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPAK) or any other
recognized professional body;
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Attended a Strategic management
Course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution;
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Proficiency in Computer Application;
and
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Have demonstrated administrative and
professional competence in work performance.
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Demonstrate thorough understanding of
the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to clearly
interpret and apply role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social
economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4 Agenda
Senior Principal Accountant
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Monitoring implementation of
accounting standards and system for compliance;
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Including quick books;
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Follow-up on audit matters
preparation Bi-annual accounts;
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Consolidation of cash flow projection
and maintaining a check list of returns and reports received from counties.
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Administration of accounting unit;
that is providing advisory services to the CEO and other stake holders on all
financial and accounting matters;
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Developing supplement financial
regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through
statutory regulations and procedures;
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Overseeing the processing of funding
arrangements to the county enterprises offices;
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Authorization of payments and signing
of cheques to set limits;
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Any other relevant duties assigned by
the head of finance and accounting unit.
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Have served as an accountant for a
minimum period of eight (8) years three (3) of which should be at senior
management in public service or in a comparable position;
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Have Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:-Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance,
Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or its equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution;
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Have a Master’s degree in any of the
following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or their
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
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Have passed Part III of professional Exams
such as, CPA, or its recognized equivalent;
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Be a Member of the Institute of
Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized
professional body;
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Attended a Strategic management
Course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution.
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Proficiency in computer application;
and
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Have demonstrated administrative and
professional competence in work performance.
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Supervising staff in the unit; developing
and installing effective financial management systems and procedures;
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Analyzing accounting information
detailing assets, liabilities and capital;
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Preparing financial statements and
other reports to summarise current and projected financial position;
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Designing and coordinating the
implementation and maintenance of financial information systems to cover the
general ledger, asset management as well as revenue collection system;
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Developing and implementing financial
management system and procedures; coordinating the preparation of payment
vouchers, cheque books;
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Cash book records, financial
statements, and entries to monthly accounts;
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Coordinating reconciliation of
general ledger control account with supplementary records, record keeping and
accounting of security documents;
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Coordinating reconciliation of cash
book and bank transactions, reconciliation of statutory levy collection records
and reconciliation of assets registers with the general ledger overseeing the
proper maintenance, storage and security of financial and accounting documents;
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Preparing tax returns to ensure
compliance with periodic tax payments.
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Served in the grade of Senior
Accountant or an equivalent position in the public/private sector for at least
three (3) years;
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance,
Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or its equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution;
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Master’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance,
Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or its equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution;
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Part IV of Certified Public
Accountants of Kenya (CPAK) Examination or its equivalent qualification from a
recognized institution;
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Be Registered with Institute of
Public Accountants (ICPAK) Kenya and a member in good standing;
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Strategic Leadership
Development/Management course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a
recognized institution;
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Have certificate in Accounts related
computer application from a recognized institution; and
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Have demonstrated merit and
professional competence as reflected in work performance.
Enterprise Development Assistant II
Ref.
No: MSEA – 11/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 8)
This
will be the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level
will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer to obtain
practical experience in various aspects of the enterprise development work.
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:- recruitment of
exhibitors; assisting Micro and Small Enterprises (MSE) register and form MSEs
Associations; participating in mobilising MSE operators; collecting and
analysing data related to micro enterprises promotion; assisting in
facilitating technology transfer amongst MSE operators; and implementing MSE
programmes under the supervision and guidance of an experienced officer.
For
appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
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Diploma in any of the following
disciplines:- Entrepreneurship, Business Management/ Administration/ Strategic
Management/Agri-Business, Marketing or an equivalent qualification from a
recognized institution; and
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Proficiency in computer applications.
Manufacturing & Agribusiness
Officer
Ref.
No: MSEA- 10/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 7)
This
is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will
work under the supervision and guidance of an experienced officer.
Duties
and responsibilities will entail:-
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Implementation of Agribusiness
policies, strategies, programmes and projects
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Identification of Agribusiness
investment opportunities and preparation of bankable projects for
Agro-Industries;
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Facilitation of increased investment
Agribusiness;
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cluster development and Agribusiness
value chains;
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Preparation of pre-feasibility and
feasibility studies to facilitate Agribusiness investments;
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Facilitation conducive environment
for increased investment in Agribusiness;
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Promote food safety and quality
standards in Agribusiness;
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Promote skills development and
technology transfer in Agribusiness
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines: Mathematics, Entrepreneurship, Biological/Physical
Sciences, Project Planning and Management, Statistics, Engineering (Mechanical,
Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Electronics, Metallurgy, Aeronautical,
Agricultural), Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Food technology, Clinical
Nutrition and Dietetics, Textile Technology, Production Technology. Leather
Sciences, Wood Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Geology, Environmental
Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Computer Science from a recognized
institution;
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Proficiency in computer applications.
Estates Development & Management
Officer
Ref.
No: MSEA- 9/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 7)
Duties
and responsibilities at this level will entail:- categorizing and liaising and
working closely with the Counties and Centres of Excellence Managers in
allocating newly completed MSE sheds, CIDCs, stalls, show rooms, workspaces,
other incubation facilities; surveying structures and conditions of buildings
to establish defects, requirements for refurbishment/replacement/modification;
preparing sketch plans, specifications and estimates for building renovations
and maintenance works; and collecting and reviewing rent.
For
appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
·        
Bachelor’s Degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Land Economics, Estate Management, Property Management
and Valuation, Facilities Management, Construction Management,
Structural/Civil/Building/ Electrical Engineering or its equivalent
qualification from recognized institution;
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Proficiency in computer applications.
Senior Assistant Director Manufacturing
& Agribusiness
Ref.
No: MSEA- 8/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 4)
Reporting
to the Director of Infrastructure Development Technology and Innovation.
Duties
and responsibilities will entail:- Promoting the development and implementation
of incubation and innovation programmes and projects; Promotion of value
addition in key priority sectors; Promotion of the development of MSE tooling
and machining; Facilitation of the development of technical, entrepreneurial
and managerial skills for the MSE sector and provision of information to assist
in arbitration and settlement of Industrial Property Rights and disputes;
Creation and promotion of market linkages for Micro, Small and Medium
Enterprises (MSMEs); Facilitation of access to short, medium and long term
financing for MSMEs; Initiation and promotion of new MSE investments;
Initiation and promotion of MSE programmes and projects; Facilitation of the
revitalization of underperforming Jua Kali sectors; Provision of support and
promotion of indigenous entrepreneurs; and Facilitation of franchising and
subcontracting between and among MSMEs and large industries.
For
appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
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Served for a cumulative period of
eight (8) years, three of which must be in the grade of Industrial/Enterprise
Development Officer in the Public Service or in a comparable and relevant
position;
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines: Mathematics, Biological/Physical Sciences, Statistics,
Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Electronics,
Metallurgy, Aeronautical, Agricultural), Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Food
technology, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Textile Technology, Production
Technology. Leather Sciences, Wood Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy,
Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Computer Science
from a recognized institution;
·        
Master’s degree in any of the
following disciplines: Mathematics, Biological/Physical Sciences, Statistics,
Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Electronics,
Metallurgy, Aeronautical, Agricultural), Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Food
technology, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Textile Technology, Production
Technology. Leather Sciences, Wood Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy,
Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Computer Science
from a recognized institution;
·        
Certificate in any of the following
fields: Project Planning, Project Appraisal, Project Monitoring and Evaluation,
Entrepreneurship, Public Policy Analysis, Small Enterprises Policy and
Promotion, Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing, Environmental
Management or Business Development Services lasting not less than two (2) weeks
from a recognized institution;
·        
attended a Strategic management
Course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution
·        
Proficiency in Computer Applications;
and
·        
Demonstrated professional competence
as reflected in work performance and results.
·        
Demonstrate thorough understanding of
the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to clearly
interpret and apply role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social
economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4 Agenda
Ref.
No: MSEA- 7/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 4)
Reporting
to the Registrar of MSE Associations
The
Assistant Registrar will assist the Registrar to implement the MSE Act No. 55
of 2012 on matters relating to registration of MSE Associations and umbrella
organizations. Specific duties and responsibilities will entail: supervising
and coordination of staff in the unit; registering MSE associations and
umbrella organizations; investigating and ascertaining non -compliant MSE
associations; maintaining an up to date disaggregated data bank for all MSE
Associations; coordinating the management of MSE Associations’ registry;
recording cases of disputes emanating from MSE Associations; organizing for MSE
Associations elections; coordinating work planning and performance contracting
;and analyzing data and writing periodic reports.
For
appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
·        
served in the grade of Chief
Registrar or in a comparable and relevant position in public/private sector for
a minimum period of three (3) years;
·        
Bachelor of Law degree from a
recognized institution;
·        
Master’s degree in Law or equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution;
·        
Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the
Kenya School of Law or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution;
·        
been admitted as an Advocate of the
High Court of Kenya;
·        
attended a Strategic Leadership
Development Programme/Management Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks
from a recognized institution; and
·        
Certificate in computer applications
from a recognized institution.
Senior Youth & Gender Development
Officer
Ref.
No: MSEA- 6/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 6)
Reporting
to the Director, MSE Strategy, Planning and Coordination.
Duties
and responsibilities will involve: coordinating implementation of youth
programmes and projects within the district; sensitizing youth on gender
mainstreaming, drug abuse, crime, special needs, recreation, leisure and
community services; liaising with stakeholders to undertake surveys and
disseminate information on youth development issues concerning youth employment
and participation, health, crime, drugs, entrepreneurship, internship,
volunteerism, environmental conservation, leisure, recreation, and community
service; participating in the establishment of youth empowerment centers; and
coordinating and monitoring the preparation of annual work plans and reports on
youth activities in the district.
For
appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
·        
Served in the grade of Youth and
Gender Development Officer or in comparable position in public/private sector
for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·        
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences
from a recognized institution;
·        
Certificate in Computer Applications
from a recognized institution;
·        
Certificate in Senior Management
Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution; and
·        
Shown merit and ability as reflected
in work performance and results
Ref.
No: MSEA- 5/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 7)
Specific
duties and responsibilities will involve:- assisting in the implementation of
performance contract; participating in monitoring and evaluation of Quality
Assurance related activities; participating in the preparation of departmental
annual work plans and performance contract implementation; implementing
integration of various public and private sector programmes and assisting
divisions/departments in the implementation of performance contract.
For
appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
·        
Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Economics, Statistics, Strategic Planning/Management,
Planning/Management or equivalent qualification in related field from a
recognized institution; and
·        
Certificate in computer applications
from a recognized institution.
Planning & Resource Mobilization
Officer
Ref.
No: MSEA-4/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 7)
Duties
and responsibilities at this level will entail:- developing and updating of projections
of financing requirements to achieve national response outcomes – based on
national strategy and attendant programmes and outputs to achieve planned
outcomes; conducting resource mobilization through development of funding
proposals targeted at various prospective development partners coupled with
building donor confidence in MSEA; conducting basic research on Development
Partners opinions and practices; participating in the implementation of
advocacy and public relations strategies aimed at raising funds, generating
goodwill and advancing the mission of MSEA; preparing regular progress reports
for the Authority on debt-initiative; participating in drafting of key resource
mobilization negotiation documents; assisting in identifying and managing contributions
by development partners in form of loans and grants; and participating in
coordination of international proposal and programme development.
For
appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
·        
Bachelor’s degree in any of the following
disciplines:- Economics, Mathematics, Statistics; Commerce (Finance or
Accounting option), Business Management or any other relevant qualification
from a recognized institution;
·        
Professional qualification such as
Certified Public Account (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
(ACCA) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·        
Proficiency in computer applications.
Senior Assistant Director (Planning
and Research)
Ref.
No: MSEA- 3/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 4)
Reporting
to the Director, MSE Strategy, Planning and Coordination.
Duties
and responsibilities at this level will entail:- planning, designing and
formulating the statistical and economic policies, procedures, practices,
systems and processes; analysing and interpreting data and information relating
to operations and practices in the Medium and Small Enterprises Sector;
developing and implementing methods of collecting and analysing data and
information; continuously assessing and prioritizing needs, opportunities and
demands for statistical information and provide appropriate Medium and Small
Enterprises Sector information.
Further, duties and responsibilities will entail:- Undertaking monthly and
quarterly analysis of investment of funds, claims returns, unaudited accounts
and new products in MSEA; developing and implementing statistical programmes;
promoting learning and reporting statistical findings and lessons; summarising
data from Medium and Small Enterprises annual returns; editing and verifying
data and returns; developing findings for writing annual reports and analysing
accounts and returns.
For
appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
·        
served as a Planning and Research
Officer for a minimum period of eight (8) years in the public service or in a
comparable position;
·        
Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Education, Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science,
Business Administration, Sociology or its equivalent qualification from a
recognized institution
·        
Master’s degree in any of the
following disciplines: Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Research
Methodology, Sociology, Public Policy, Public Policy and Management or its
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·        
Proficiency in computer applications;
·        
attended a Strategic management
Course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution
·        
demonstrated professional competence
as reflected in work performance and results.
·        
Demonstrate thorough understanding of
the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to clearly
interpret and apply role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social
economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4 Agenda
Senior Assistant Director (Resource
Mobilization)
Ref.
No: MSEA – 2/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 4)
Reporting
to the Director, MSE Strategy, Planning and Coordination.
Duties
and responsibilities will entail:-
·        
developing and updating projections
of financing requirements to achieve MSEA national response outcomes – based on
national strategy and attendant programmes and outputs;
·        
coordinating stakeholders to identify
respective roles in financing and the key fund raising strategies;
·        
coordinating prioritization by
stakeholders based on available financing;
·        
conducting resource mobilization in
development of funding proposals targeted at various prospective development
partners and building donor confidence in MSEA;
·        
participating in the implementation
of advocacy and public relations strategies aimed at raising funds, generating
goodwill and advancing the mission of MSEA;
·        
monitoring the implementation of
debt–related initiatives and debt management capacity initiatives; making
regular progress reports to the Authority on the debt-initiatives;
·        
identifying and managing
contributions by development partners in form of loans and grants; and
coordinating international proposal and programme development.
For
appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
·        
served as a Resource Mobilization Officer
for a minimum period of eight (8) years three (3) of which should be at middle
level management in public service or in a comparable position;
·        
Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines: Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Commerce (Finance or
Accounting option), Business Management or any other relevant qualification
from a recognized institution;
·        
Master’s degree in any of the
following disciplines: Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Commerce (Finance or
Accounting option), Business Management or any other equivalent qualification
from a recognized institution;
·        
professional qualification such as
Certified Public Account (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
(ACCA) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
·        
Attended a Strategic management
Course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution
·        
Proficiency in computer applications;
and
·        
demonstrated professional competence
as reflected in work performance and result
·        
Demonstrate thorough understanding of
the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to clearly
interpret and apply role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social
economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4
Agenda.
Registrar of MSE Associations
Ref.
No: MSEA-1/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 2) (Re-Advertisement)
Reporting
to the CEO, the Registrar will be responsible for the registration of MSE
Associations and umbrella organizations.
·        
Registering MSE associations and
advising them accordingly;
·        
Maintaining an up to date
disaggregated data bank of all MSE Associations;
·        
Regulating the operations of all MSE
Associations and umbrella organizations;
·        
Overseeing MSE Associations
elections’ and intervening to initiate arbitration process in cases of dispute;
·        
Liaising with MSEA County offices in
sensitizing and encouraging MSE operators to form and register sector based MSE
Associations;
·        
Preparing annual and regular reports
on registered MSE Associations; and
·        
Carrying out investigations on any unlawful
operations undertaken by MSE associations and umbrella organizations.
For
appointment to this position an officer must have;-
·        
Minimum experience of twelve (12)
years, five (5) of which must have been in a senior management position as
Registrar in micro and small enterprises or in a comparable position;
·        
Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B) degree from
a recognized institution;
·        
Master’s degree in Law or equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution;
·        
Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the
Kenya School of Law or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution;
·        
Been admitted as an Advocate of the
High Court;
·        
Certificate in Leadership Course
lasting not less than six (6) weeks;
·        
Proficiency in computer application;
·        
Demonstrate thorough understanding of
the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to clearly
interpret and apply role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social
economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4
Agenda.
In
addition, all prospective candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of
leadership and integrity as set out in Chapter six (6) of the constitution of
Kenya and attach the following documents to their applications:-
·        
Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
clearance Certificate (EACC)
·        
Kenya Revenue Authority Tax
compliance Certificate (KRA)
·        
Higher Education Loans Board
clearance Certificate(HELB)
·        
Certificate of Good Conduct from
Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
·        
Certificate from Credit Reference
Bureau
If
you clearly believe that you to meet the criteria given above, please submit
your sealed application letters with detailed CV, copies of academic
certificates, 3 referees with their e-mail addresses and telephone contacts;
quoting the Reference Number for the job being applied on both the envelop and
the application letter.
All
applications should either be sent through the post office or hand delivered or
emailed to the Chief Executive Officer not later than 
30th July, 2019.
The Chief Executive Officer
Micro and
Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA)

Utalii House
10th Floor, Left wing

P.O. Box
48823-00100

NAIROBI. 
Email: recruitment@mseauthority.go.ke 

MSEA
is an equal opportunity employer .Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Canvassing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated
documents shall lead to 
automatic disqualification

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