Vacancies at EPZ, Kenya 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Vacancies at EPZ, Kenya 2019
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Senior Project Appraisal Officer

Job Title: Senior Project Appraisal
Officer
Directorate: Investment Promotion and
Corporate Communications

The job holder is responsible for
Projects Appraisals pipeline and for conducting the initial assessment to
ensure applications are well completed, and all required documentation is
availed.

Managerial / Supervisory
Responsibilities
·        
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual
sectional reports
·        
Supervise, mentor and coach staff
Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
·        
Assist investors on the EPZA
applications process and ensure that the required information and documentation
is prepared in accordance with the set guidelines.
·        
Meet prospective investors to advice
on EPZA policies, procedures and guidelines for licensing.
·        
Respond to investor enquiries with
regard to project appraisals.
·        
Generate practice notes on emerging
issues in the practice of project appraisals for industrial development.
·        
Provide reports and analysis on
pending applications highlighting any emerging issues for EPZA management’s
attention.
·        
Screen serious investment proposals
prior to licensing and obtain any additional requirements before project is
appraised.
·        
Liaise with all relevant agencies and
EPZA staff on issues related to individual applications, including but not
limited to site inspections, due diligence and research support.
·        
Analyse applications with respect to
EPZA policies and criteria, and prepare initial approval recommendations.
·        
Monitor the progress of investor
applications and licences within the EPZA approval and issuing systems, and
continue liaison with the investor until the relevant EPZA decisions have been
conveyed.
·        
Ensure expeditious facilitation of
the implementation of new investments.
·        
Bachelors degree in Project
Management, Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, or any related field
from a recognized Institution;
Professional Qualifications /
Membership to professional bodies
·        
Supervisory Course from a recognized
Institution;
·        
Certificate in Computer Proficiency
·        
Meets the provision of chapter six of
the Constitution
Previous relevant work experience
required
·        
Have three (3) years’ experience in
the position Project Appraisal Officer or comparable position in the Public
Service or reputable Institution;
Salary Scale for the position
Minimum basic Salary Kshs 43,302.00
Maximum basic salary Kshs 110,000.00
Total allowances 46,000.00
Successful candidate will enter the
scale at basic salary of Kshs 43,302.00
Job Title: Internal Auditor
Ministry /Corporation: EPZA
Department: Internal Audit
Location / Work station: EPZA Head
Office, with considerable travel to other EPZA branches
Responsible for conducting internal
audits related to operations/processes and applications that support
organizational functions. Provide advice on measures appropriate for gaps
identified from systems audit findings
Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
·        
Conduct information systems audit
engagements including testing and evaluation programs, quality assurance, and
reporting of audit results
·        
Assist in conducting continuous risk
assessment of organization’s information technology environment including
general system controls, infrastructure controls, and application controls
·        
Support the financial and operational
auditors in identifying high level information system risks, as well as
designing and building automation tools for use by the audit department
·        
Assist in implementing new technologies
and business applications by offering risk and control consulting and advice to
management
·        
Assist in partnering with external
consultants in certain areas to ensure quality audit approach, achievement of
set audit objectives and completion within agreed schedule
·        
Assist in preparing reports and
analyses that communicate audit results for the relevant business conditions
and business risks/controls
·        
Recommend appropriate technical
measures and solutions for gaps identified in the systems audits.
·        
Prepare progress and annual reports
showing achievement of the unit and provide justification for performance
variances
·        
Bachelor of Commerce, Economics,
Mathematics of Equivalent or Bachelor of Science – Engineering from a
recognized university;
Professional Qualifications /
Membership to professional bodies
·        
Registered Engineer or Accountant
with good standing
·        
Meets the provisions of chapter six
of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Previous relevant work experience
required
·        
Direct entry for degree holders or 6
years serving experience for diploma in accounts/ CPA(K) holders
Salary Scale for the position
Minimum basic Salary Kshs 41,770.00
Maximum basic salary Kshs 73,952.00
Total allowances 40,500.00
The successful candidate will enter
the scale at a basic salary of Kshs 41,770.00
Department: Human Resource and
Administration
Location / Work station:
Administration Building, Viwanda Road
The job holder is responsible for
engaging in general secretarial and office administrative duties.
·        
Supervise office assistants
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Perform general office tasks, plan and
schedule meetings and appointments.
·        
Make travel arrangements and bookings
for official travel.
·        
Draft and respond to general
correspondence.
·        
Maintain office and equipment in good
working conditions.
·        
Take charge of documents and files,
including classified materials; Facilitate travel, diary management.
·        
Ensure general cleanliness of the
office
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Receive and attend to visitors.
·        
Ensure security of the office,
documents and equipment.
·        
Store, retrieve and integrate
information for dissemination to staff and clients.
·        
Bachelors Degree in Business Office
Management or related field from recognized Institution
·        
Diploma in Office Management/Diploma
in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council; OR
·        
Business Education Single and Group
Certificates (BES & GC) Stage I, II and III from the Kenya National
Examinations Council
Professional Qualifications (KNEC)/
Membership to professional bodies
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Shorthand III (Minimum 110 wpm)
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Typewriting III (50 wpm)
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Computerized document processing III
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Business English III
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Communication II
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Commerce II
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Office Practice II
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Office Management III / Office
administration management II
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Secretarial Duties II OR
·        
Higher Diploma in Secretarial studies
from KNEC and
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Certificate in public relations
course for (2 weeks) from KSG or other recognized institution
·        
Certificate in computer applications
from a recognized institution
·        
Previous relevant work experience
required.
·        
Served in the grade of Office
Administrator for a minimum period of three (3) years in the Public Service or
comparable position from a recognized Institution;
Salary Scale for the position
Minimum basic Salary Kshs 43,302.00
Maximum basic salary Kshs 110,000.00
Total allowances 46,000.00
Successful candidate will enter the
scale at basic salary of Kshs 43,302.00
Shortlisted candidates for interviews
must fulfil the following requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of
Kenya.
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Certificate of Good Conduct from the
Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
·        
Clearance/Compliance Certificate from
Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
·        
Tax compliance Certificate from Kenya
Revenue Authority
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Clearance from the Ethics &
Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
·        
Clearance from Credit Reference
Bureau (CRB)
Suitably qualified candidates should
apply in confidence and can access the detailed job description and the 
Job Application Form (to
be downloaded from the “careers” section at www.epzakenya.com) and send to 
epza.jobadverts@epzakenya.com attaching
copies of certificates, relevant testimonial and National ID.
All applications should be sent
online in pdf format and should be received not later than 26th August 2019 at
midnight East Africa time.

Export Processing Zones Authority is
an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women
and persons with disability are encouraged to apply. Please note that only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to
automatic disqualification.

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