Vihiga County Assembly Clerk and Deputy Clerk jobs-August 2015

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County Government of Vihiga

Vihiga County Assembly

Office of the County Assembly Service Board

Vacancies
The Vihiga County Assembly Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions.
Clerk of the County Assembly
Ref. VC/CASB/2015
One Post
Basic Salary Kshs 120,270,
House Allowance Kshs 60,000,
Commuter allowance Kshs 20,000

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Administrative Head of the County Assembly.
  • The Accounting Officer/Authorizing Officer for the County Assembly and Secretary to the Board (VCASB).
  • Directing on all policy and organizational matters relating to the County Assembly.
  • Coordinating the enhancement of public understanding and knowledge of the work of the County Assembly relations, conferences and protocol.
  • Advising on all Assembly procedures, practices, convention and traditions to the Speaker of the County Assembly, Presiding Officers and Honorable Members.
  • Chairing of County Assembly Management meetings.
  • The Chief Advisor to the Speaker in the exercise of all powers and functions that belong to the Speaker and through the Speaker to the Assembly. He/she will act under the authority and take decisions on admissibility of notices in the name of the Speaker.
  • Carry out the passing of orders in the name of the Speaker, which are the latter’s full responsibility.
  • Responsible for marshaling all legislative measures passed by the County Assembly.
  • Directing and supervising all other Departments including Finance, Procurement, HR & Administration, Hansard, Library, Research and Legal.
  • Directing and advising on Committee services.
  • Directing the County Assembly budget and legislative practices.
  • Planning and executing the Assembly exchange programmes.
  • Representing the County Assembly in National and International desks and conferences.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences/law/political sciences, sociology/economics/HRM/Public or Business Administration from a recognized University.
  • A Master’s degree in law/social sciences shall be an added advantage.
  • 5 years’ experience in a Senior Management Position in a Public Organization/National Parliament.
  • Demonstrated ability in management and organizational skills.
  • Proven knowledge of legislative practices and procedures and its applications.
  • Proficiency in the use of basic computer applications
  • Meets the requirements of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter six of the Constitution.

Deputy Clerk of the County Assembly
Ref. VC/CASB/2015
One Post
Basic Salary Kshs 109,089,
House Allowance Kshs 40,000,
Commuter allowance Kshs 16,000

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deputizing the Clerk of the Assembly.
  • Assisting the Clerk in the general administrative, supervision, budgeting and financial services of the County Assembly.
  • Assist the Clerk in supervising activities in the Chamber, Committees and procedural services of the Assembly in liaison with the Clerk of the Assembly.
  • Assisting the Clerk in supervising other Departments and coordination of the Assembly procedures and activities.
  • Assist the clerk in providing administrative insight to adhoc committees and other Select Committees.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Clerk

Required qualification for the post

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences/law/political sciences, sociology/economics/HRM/Public or Business Administration from a recognized University.
  • Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Mastery of parliamentary procedures, practices and their applications is key.
  • 3 years’ experience in a Senior Management Position in a Public Organization/National Parliament.
  • Demonstrated ability in managerial or organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of basic computer applications.
  • Meets the requirements of Leadership and Integrity set out in Chapter six of the Constitution.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their application letters, accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, indicating their telephone contacts, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity card or passport and three letters from referees.
In addition, as part of compliance with Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, all applicants should submit certificates of clearance from the following Institutions:
  1. Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC)
  2. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  4. Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  5. Kenya Revenue Authority as part of compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya (KRA)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
All applications should be delivered in a sealed envelope and clearly indicating the position applied for in the reference line and be addressed to:
The Secretary Vihiga County Assembly Service Board P O Box 90 – 50300 Maragoli
Or hand delivered to the Office of the Ag. Clerk, Vihiga County Assembly Opposite Vihiga Police Station along Majengo-Luanda Road on or before 26th August, 2015.
Note: Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification. Vihiga County Assembly is an equal opportunity employer, women, youth, persons with disability and Serving Civil Servants are encouragged to apply.
Consider your applications unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us by 2nd September, 2015.
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