Mombasa County Senator Office Jobs

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The Office of The Senator
Mombasa County
Do you want to be part of us?
The following positions are established to oversee the implementation of the Office of the Senator of Mombasa County (OSMC) Strategic Plan 2015 – 2017.
The positions equally enhance the Senator’s capacity to discharge his functions and in particular the legislative and oversight mandate to ensure a democratic, transparent and accountable government in Mombasa County and other counties pursuant to the Senate’s mandate.
The OSMC hereby invites applications for the following positions:

Governance Officer – to be based in Mombasa
Job Description
• Design and implement campaigns that would encourage citizens’ participation in governance;
• Carry out the Public Participation Forums (PPFs) as per the Strategic Plan;
• Carry out Public Accountability Forums with citizens and other partners to assess service delivery in Mombasa County;
• Monitor the implementation of the County Budget and the County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP);
• Build the capacity of communities to advocate for and influence policy change;
• Seek and create linkages with other organisations to strengthen community advocacy activities;
• Gather information on, and monitor outcomes of community advocacy to facilitate improvement of support provision.
Minimum Qualifications
• Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Community Development or Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognised university;
• At least three (3) years experience in advocacy, governance work and budget tracking;
• Demonstrable commitment to good governance and the pursuit for a just and equitable order;
• Good organisational, writing, interpersonal, communication and analytical skills;
• Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications;
• Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Finance and Budget Officer – to be based in Mombasa
Job Description
• Develop a comprehensive analysis of the County Fiscal Strategy Paper and the County Finance Bills;
• Carry out public education on the County Finance Bills;
• Monitor the annual allocation of resources towards the realisation of Economic and Social rights (Article 43 of the Constitution);
• Maintain relevant statistics on National and County revenue and expenditure figures;
• Track the implementation of the County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) and other development plans;
• Track County expenditure and procurement processes to ensure transparency and accountability.
Minimum Qualifications
• Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce or its equivalent from a recognised university;
• At least three (3) years experience in economic policy analysis and budget tracking;
• Good organisational, writing, interpersonal, communication and analytical skills;
• Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications;
• Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Legal Officer – to be based in Nairobi
Job Description
• To advise the Senator on:
1. Issues of legislation in the Senate.
2. Matters of the County.
• Provide legal advise to the Senator;
• Carry out legal research;
• Advise the Senator on policy implications of programs and other initiatives affecting the County Government of Mombasa;
• Keep track of the legislative process in the County Assembly and periodically advise the Senator.
Minimum Qualifications
• Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) from a recognised university;
• Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
• At least three (3) years relevant working experience;
• Knowledge of the Constitution, devolution and other regulations governing County Governments;
• Good organisational, writing, interpersonal, communication and analytical skills;
• Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications;
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
• Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
If you possess any of the qualifications above, please submit your application clearly indicating the position applied for online to [email protected] or by hand delivery to our office or by post addressed as below to reach us by Friday, 30th October, 2015.
Qualified candidates from Mombasa County are particularly encouraged
How to Apply
Applications 001/1/2015 Office of the Senator, Mombasa County Off Nyerere Avenue P.O. Box 81168 – 80100 Mombasa, Kenya
The OSMC is endeavouring to imbibe best-practice governance models. Canvassing leads to unfair and discriminatory recruitment practices and offends various provisions of our Constitution.
Canvassing will therefore lead to automatic disqualification.

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