Friday, March 4, 2011

Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission (KACC) March 2011 Jobs Vacancies

The Kenya Anti Corruption Commission (KACC) is established by an Act of Parliament, the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act (2003), to take necessary measures for the prevention of corruption in the public and private sectors; to investigate acts of corruption and economics crimes; to recover public funds/property acquired through corruption; and to enlist members of the public in fighting corruption through education.

The Commission is desirous of competitively recruiting suitable persons to fill vacant positions within its establishment to support its regional expansion program;

i) Successful candidates may be required and should be willing to work either at Headquarter Offices or any of the Regional Offices

ii) Employment will initially be on contract terms, for a period of four (4) years renewable upon satisfactory performance.

iii) Competitive/attractive remuneration packages will be offered.

iv) Applicants must be of outstanding honesty and integrity, and should be willing to be subjected to a security vetting process

v) Applicants must be computer-literate to be able to work in a highly computerized environment.

vi) Applicants MUST quote the reference number for the position applied for on the application letter and envelope

vii) Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Directorate of Preventive Services (PS)

Legal Officer II – Prevention
KACC 7 (1 Post) (Ref KACC/PS/LO/1)

Reporting to the Principal Officer - Prevention through the Senior Officer – Prevention

Duties & Responsibilities;
  • Carrying out systems reviews of organizations
  • Examining all the legal issues arising from systems reviews
  • Carrying out corruption risk assessments and providing advice on corruption prevention
  • Assisting target institutions develop corruption prevention policies and codes of conduct
  • Monitoring and evaluating corruption prevention programmes and activities of target institutions
  • Preparing briefs/papers on legal issues pertaining to corruption
Qualifications;
  • A degree in Law from a recognized University
  • An Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • At least 6 years relevant experience in a busy environment
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
Procurement Specialist II
KACC 7 (1 Post) (Ref KACC/PS-PROC/2)

Reporting to the Principal Officer – Prevention through the Senior Officer - Prevention;

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Carrying out systems reviews of organizations
  • Examining all the issues pertaining to procurement arising from systems reviews
  • Conducting Corruption Risk Assessments (CRAs) and providing advice on corruption prevention
  • Studying procurement procedures of target institutions and preparing reports
  • Advising clients on best management practices in procurement/supplies
  • Monitoring and evaluating implementation of recommendations on procurement procedures in system review reports and risk assessment reports
  • Preparing manuals/brochures on best practices in procurements/supplies chain Management.
Qualifications;
  • A degree in Commerce or Social Sciences from a recognized University
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Supplies Management
  • At least six (6) years relevant working experience.
Records Officer/Archivist– Prevention
KACC 7 (1 Post) (Ref KACC/PS-REC/3)

Reporting to the Principal Officer - Prevention through the Senior Officer - Prevention

Duties and Responsibilities;
  • Carrying out systems reviews of organizations
  • Examining all the issues pertaining to records management arising from systems reviews
  • Conducting Corruption Risk Assessments (CRAs)
  • Training officers in public institutions on corruption prevention in the management of records
  • Monitoring and evaluating implementation of recommendations on records management in system reviews and risk assessment reports
  • Providing advisory briefs on records management to institutions and monitoring implementation of the systems developed in accordance with the advice
Qualifications;
  • A degree in Social Sciences from a recognized University
  • A Post-graduate diploma in information management
  • At least six (6) years relevant working experience
  • Any other qualifications in a related field will be an added advantage
ICT Specialist– Prevention
KACC 7 (1 Post) (Ref KACC/PS-ICT/4)

Reporting to the Principal Officer - Prevention through the Senior Officer - Prevention

Duties and Responsibilities;
  • Carrying out systems reviews of organizations
  • Examining all the issues pertaining to information systems arising from systems reviews
  • Conducting Corruption Risk Assessments (CRAs)
  • Monitoring and evaluating implementation of recommendations on information systems made pursuant to system reviews and risk assessment reports
  • Preparing best practice manuals on management of information systems
  • Training officers in public institutions on corruption prevention in the management of information management systems
  • Providing advisory briefs on information systems in institutions and monitoring the systems developed in accordance with the advice
Qualifications;
  • A Degree in the field of Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics or
  • Other related field from a recognized University
  • At least 6 years relevant working experience
  • Holders of post-graduate qualifications will have an added advantage
Research Officer II
‘KACC 7’ (2 Posts) (Ref KACC/PS-RO/5)

Reporting to the Principal Officer- Research & Planning through Senior Officer– Research

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participating in survey design and methodology and development of survey instruments
  • Designing, developing, executing and communicating policy researches and analytical studies on specific issues
  • Carrying out or directing fieldwork to gather information
  • Undertaking rigorous analysis of policies on governance and corruption related issues and developing policy briefs and proposals
  • Conducting desk research and critiquing existing policies and legal frameworks
  • Undertaking monitoring and evaluation of the Commissions programs
  • Participating in strategic planning, work planning, budget preparation and monitoring
  • Developing research proposals on specific issues.
Qualifications;
  • A degree in Law, Economics, Statistics, Public Administration, Research Methodology, Monitoring and Evaluation or its equivalent from a recognized University
  • Post-graduate qualifications in a related field will be an added advantage
  • At least six (6) years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of statistical and analytical survey, survey design and methodology
  • Skills and knowledge of statistical data analysis application such as SPSS, STATA, Excel and other PC spreadsheet programs
  • Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions
  • Skills and knowledge of policy formulation, analysis and implementation
  • Skills, knowledge and experience in strategic planning, strategy development and implementation
  • Demonstrable experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong interpersonal, report writing and communication skills
  • Experience of conducting literature searches, compiling related materials and writing research proposals.
Research Officer III
‘KACC 8’ (1 Post) (Ref KACC/PS-RO/6)

Reporting to the Principal Officer Research & Planning through the Senior Officer – Research

Duties and responsibilities
  • Participating in the design development and application of survey methodologies, tools and instruments
  • Carrying out fieldwork to gather data and information
  • Disseminating research findings and reports
  • Participating in the formulation and review of the Commission Strategic Plan and Work Plan
  • Monitoring and evaluating the Commission’s policies programs and activities
  • Assisting in designing, developing and managing a computerized information management system for effective monitoring and evaluating of impacts, outcomes and outputs of anti-corruption interventions
  • Creating and maintaining a database on corruption statistics
Qualifications;
  • A degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Research Methodology, Monitoring and Evaluation, Public Administration or its equivalent from a recognized University
  • Post graduate qualification in a related field will be an added advantage
  • Skills and knowledge of statistical data analysis application such as SPSS, STATA,
  • At least 5 years relevant working experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge, skills, and experience in research, policy formulation and analysis
  • Practical knowledge, skills and experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong interpersonal, report writing and Communication skills
  • Experience in conducting literature searches, compiling related materials and writing and Implementing research proposals
Education Officer II – (Curriculum Development)
KACC “7” (1 Post) (Ref KACC/PS/E0/7)

Reporting to the Principal Officer -Education through the Senior Officer - Education

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design, develop and implement anti-corruption, ethics integrity education programs in the public, private and formal sectors
  • Design, develop and disseminate Anti-corruption ethics integrity educational and other publicity materials through out the country
  • Plan, budget and facilitate a range of outreach programmes.
  • Develop work plans and outlines that structure the work of the Department.
  • Develop liaison and networks with educational institutions in the promotion of ethics-integrity, governance and anti corruption programs
  • Plan and conduct training programs for education stakeholders.
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor of education degree from a recognized institution.
  • A Masters or Post-graduate qualifications in curriculum design and development will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years experience in teaching or training young and/or adult learners.
  • Post graduate training in ethics and governance issues will be an added advantage
  • Must have experience in designing and developing Educational materials.
  • Must have excellent skills, ability and experience in management of student clubs and/or movements.
  • Experience in organizing and coordinating seminars and workshops
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and social networking.
Education Officer III (Media Production)
KACC “8” (1 Post) (Ref KACC/PS/E0/8)

Reporting to the Principal Officer -Education through the Senior Officer - Education

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in the design, development and implementation of anti-corruption, ethics integrity education programs in the public, private and formal sectors
  • Design development and disseminate of Anti-corruption ethics-integrity educational and other publicity materials through out the country
  • Assist in the planning, budgeting and facilitating a range of outreach programmes
  • Develop work plans and outlines that structure the work of the Department
  • Develop liaison and networks with media institutions in the promotion of ethics-integrity, governance and anti corruption programs
  • Plan and conduct training programs media personnel.
Qualifications
  • A College Degree in broadcasting from a recognized institution.
  • At least 5 years media environment experience.
  • Holders of Masters or Post-graduate qualification will have an added advantage
  • Relevant experience in designing developing and implementation of Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) Programmes
  • Must have experience in designing and developing Educational materials
  • Must possess scripting ability and be able to undertake creative conceptualization of the assigned programme.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Involvement in civic/public education programmes is an added advantage.
Education Officer III – (Curriculum Development)
KACC “8” ( 2 Posts) (Ref KACC/PS/E0/9)

Reporting to the Principal Officer -Education through the Senior Officer - Education

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in the design, development and implementation of anti-corruption, ethics integrity education programs in the public, private and formal sectors
  • Design, develop and disseminate Anti-corruption ethics integrity educational and other publicity materials through out the country
  • Assist in the planning, budgeting and facilitating a range of outreach programmes.
  • Develop work plans and outlines that structure the work of the Department.
  • Develop liaison and networks with educational institutions in the promotion of ethics-integrity, governance and anti corruption programs
  • Plan and conduct training programs for education stakeholders.
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor of education degree from a recognized institution.
  • A Masters or Post-graduate qualifications in curriculum design and development will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years experience in teaching or training young and/or adult learners.
  • Post graduate training in ethics and governance issues will be an added advantage
  • Must have experience in designing and developing Educational materials.
  • Must have excellent skills, ability and experience in management of student clubs and/or movements.
  • Experience in organizing and coordinating seminars and workshops
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and social networking.
Education Officer III (Information, Education and Communication Material Production)
KACC “8” (1 Post) (Ref KACC/PS/EO/10)

Reporting to the Principal Officer -Education through the Senior Officer - Education

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in the design, development and production of IEC material connected with the Commission’s anti-corruption, ethics integrity educational programs
  • Offer creativity and innovation in the design and production of the Department’s IEC materials with a focus towards incorporating anti-corruption, ethics and integrity messages with artistic illustrations
  • Develop liaison with graphic designers, illustrators, editors and printers to ensure that the Department’s anticorruption, ethics and integrity IEC material and messages meet the highest standards and expectations
  • Develop strategies and conduct actual dissemination of the Commission’s IEC material in the public, private and civil society sectors in Kenya
  • Review the Department’s IEC material in consultation with supervisor and other relevant stakeholders to ensure their effectiveness and efficacy as tools for anti-corruption public education
  • Develop generic and IEC – specific budgets, work plans and outlines that assist in the achievement of the Department’s strategic objectives
  • Assist in the planning, budgeting and facilitation of anti corruption training at a range of levels in the public, private and civil society sectors
  • Develop Work Plans and outlines that structure the work of the Department
  • Develop liaison and networks with institutions in the public and private sphere in promotion of ethics-integrity, governance and anti-corruption programs
Qualifications
  • A Bachelors degree in Education with specialization in Fine Arts or Graphics Design from a recognized University
  • Holders of Masters or Post-graduate qualification will have an added advantage
  • At least 6 years relevant experience in the design, development and production of IEC material
  • Must have excellent skills and ability to use Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design, Edit Suites and other relevant computer packages
  • Must have experience in designing and developing Information, Education and Communication materials
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Involvement in the design and production of civic/public education materials and programs would be an added advantage.
Education Officer III (Governance Education)
KACC “8” (2 Posts) (Ref KACC/PS/EO/11)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in the design, development and implementation of governance, anti-corruption, ethics integrity education programs in the public, private and civil society sectors
  • Design, develop and disseminate governance, anticorruption ethics-integrity educational and other publicity materials through out the country
  • Assist in the planning, budgeting and actual facilitation of governance training at a range of levels in the public, private and civil society sectors
  • Develop work plans and outlines that structure the work of the Department
  • Develop liaison and networks with institutions in the public and private sphere in promotion of good governance practices, ethics-integrity and anti-corruption programs
  • Plan and conduct actual governance training programs in the public, private and civil society sectors.
Qualifications
  • A Bachelors degree in Education, Law, Economics, Sociology, Psychology or other humanities from a recognized University
  • Holders of Masters or Post-graduate qualification with a specialization in areas of public sector governance will have an added advantage
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in designing, developing and implementing of governance education programs
  • Knowledge of governance models and practices in emerging/transition economies
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Involvement in governance civic/public education programs is a distinct advantage.
Directorate of Legal Services and Asset Recovery (LS)

Senior Attorney – Evidence Analysis
KACC “5” (1 Post) (Ref KACC/LS-SAEA/12)

Reporting to the Assistant Director – Legal Services through the Principal Attorney- Evidence Analysis

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carrying out all duties of an Advocate
  • Carrying out comprehensive analysis and evaluation of evidence in completed criminal and civil inquiry files
  • Preparation of statutory reports, legal briefs and opinions
  • Overseeing the preparation of case files for purposes of prosecution and asset recovery including pre-trial conferences
  • Giving direction and guidance in the course of investigations and recovery proceedings
  • Providing legal advice to the Commission in civil, criminal and asset recovery.
  • Defending the Commission in cases filed against it
  • Management of resources within his/her area of operation.
The person may be designated as the Head of a Regional Office, coordinating operations in any of the Commission’s Regional Offices within the country.

Qualifications
  • A degree in Law from a recognized University
  • An Advocate of High Court of Kenya
  • At least 10 years relevant working experience in civil and criminal litigation
  • Excellent skills in research and reporting
  • Demonstrable prosecutorial skills will be an added advantage
  • Relevant Post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.
In addition, the candidate must possess the following core competencies;
  • Be mature and a team player with proven track record of leading and motivating other team members
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines and capable of multitasking and working in all Directorates.
Senior Attorney – Civil Litigation & Asset Recovery
KACC “5” (1 Post) (Ref KACC/LS/SACL/13)

Reporting to the Assistant Director - Legal Services through the Principal Attorney Civil Litigation & Asset Recovery

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Handling complex litigating cases involving preservation of and forfeiture of unexplained assets
  • Instituting proceedings on behalf of the Commission or public bodies to recover benefits improperly obtained by agents and other third parties
  • Giving direction and guidance in the investigation and tracing of assets
  • Defending the Commission in cases filed against it
  • Soliciting and/or offering opinion on legal matters involving the Commission.
  • Management of resources within his/her area of operation
The person may be designated as the Head of a Regional Office, coordinating operations in any of the Commission’s Regional Offices within the country.

Qualifications
  • A degree in Law from a recognized University
  • An Advocate of High Court of Kenya
  • At least 10 years relevant working experience in civil and criminal litigation
  • Demonstrable prosecutorial skills will be an added advantage
  • Relevant Post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage
In addition, the candidate must possess the following core competencies;
  • Be mature and a team player with proven track record of leading and motivating other team members
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines and capable of multitasking and working in all Directorates.
Attorney III Civil Litigation
KACC “8” (6 Posts) (Ref KACC/LS-CL3/14)

Reporting to the Principal Attorney- Civil Litigation through the Senior Attorney Civil Litigation

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Handling litigation cases involving preservation of assets and forfeiture of unexplained assets
  • Instituting proceeding on behalf of the Commission or public bodies to recover benefits improperly obtained by agents and others
  • Investigations and tracing of assets improperly acquired with a view of recovery
  • Defending the Commission in cases filed against it
  • Offering opinion on legal matters involving the Commission as and when necessary.
Qualifications
  • A degree in Law from a recognized University
  • An Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Knowledge of Law of restitution, international treaties and conventions
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in a busy environment
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
Attorney III - Evidence Analysis
KACC “8” (6 Posts) (Ref KACC/LS-EA3/15)

Reporting to the Principal Attorney- Evidence Analysis through the Senior Attorney – Evidence Analysis

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Undertake comprehensive perusal of investigation files and evaluation of the facts and evidence therein, to determine the sufficiency or otherwise of the evidence in support of criminal prosecutions.
  • Compilation of comprehensive investigation reports to the Attorney General, detailing the results of the investigations and any recommendations for prosecution of persons for corruption or economic crimes
  • Preparation of quarterly reports to be laid by the Attorney General before the National Assembly.
  • Filing applications in support of criminal investigations and prosecutions.
  • Holding pre-trial conferences with the State Counsels prosecuting corruption cases arising out of investigations by the Commission
  • Watching brief in selected on going corruption cases in courts all over the country
  • Giving legal advice and or opinions on matters affecting the Commission.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in law from a recognized university
  • An Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Have at least 5 years working experience in Criminal Litigation/practice
  • Experience or knowledge in criminal law and procedure
  • Post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
Directorate of Finance & Administration (FA)

Accountant III
KACC “8” (6 Posts) (Ref KACC/FA/ACCT/16)

Reporting to Principal Officer - Finance & Accounts through the Head of the Regional Office - Finance & Accounts, the officer will be overall responsible for all financial activities

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintenance of proper books of accounts – Cash Books, Ledgers, Registers and Files
  • Processing of receipts and payment vouchers
  • Verification and processing of imprest surrenders
  • Preparation of monthly outstanding Imprest Status Report
  • Preparation of monthly Imprest Register/ Ledger Reconciliations
  • Processing VAT and withholding Tax Returns and filling them with KRA
  • Preparing bank reconciliations
  • Preparation and timely submission of monthly returns and reports to the headquarters.
Qualifications
  • A degree in Commerce or Business Administration with bias in Finance or Accounting from recognized University
  • Professional qualifications of at least CPA (K)
  • At least five (5) years relevant working experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of accounting in public finance and reporting
  • Thorough command of an Integrated Financial Management system preferably, ACCPAC.
Network Administrator
‘KACC 8’ 1 Post (Ref KACC/FA-NA/17)

Reporting to Principal Administration Officer through the Senior Officer – Information Communication Technology (ICT)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Installing and configuring networks (Local and Wide) including Internet-related services, name resolution services, directory services and other administrative network services.
  • Installing and troubleshooting network operating systems, services and server hardware.
  • Assisting in the deployment of server-based network applications.
  • Providing on-site and phone-based networks technical support services to the headquarters and regional offices.
  • Performing network management and security tasks.
  • Ensuring network and VOIP services availability.
  • Keeping abreast with emerging networking and communication technologies while appraising the Commission on the same.
  • Performing other incidental tasks consistent with networking and communication objectives.
Qualifications
  • Degree in the field of Telecommunications, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics or other related field from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in Local and Wide Area networks installation and administration.
  • Cisco certifications - CCNA, CCNP, CCIE.
  • Experience in configuration, tuning and administration of network equipments and services including Switches, Routers, Hubs, Servers, Firewalls and IDS/IPS, LAN, WAN, VPNs, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP.
  • Knowledge of Configuration and Administration of Cisco IP Telephony Systems including Cisco Call Manager, Routing equipments, Billing and Accounting, Call Recording.
  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting and resolving technical problems.
  • Working knowledge with a multi-user operating systems UNIX, Linux, and Windows in a client-server environment.
  • Effective interpersonal communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a deadline oriented environment.
Administrative Secretary
KACC “10” (5 Posts) (Ref KACC/FA-SEC/18)

Reporting to Principal Officer – Administration thorough respective Head of a Regional Office

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overseeing general office management in office wheredeployed
  • Handling of correspondence
  • Typing from drafts, by reference or dictation
  • Coordination of provision of office services
  • Ensuring proper filing of documents
  • Providing front office services and customer care
  • Manning the telephone exchange.
Qualifications
  • KCSE grade C or its equivalent
  • Minimum Typing II 40wpm
  • Shorthand speed of 80WPM
  • Diploma in Secretarial studies
  • Certificate in customer care from a reputable institution
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant working experience.
Drivers
KACC “11” (7 Posts) Ref KACC/FA-DRV/19)

Reporting to the Principal Officer - Administration through the Officer in Charge of the assigned station

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Driving allocated vehicles
  • Ensuring that the assigned vehicle is in good working condition
  • Maintaining vehicles in presentable and clean state
  • Ascertaining the serviceability of assigned vehicles
  • Ensuring safety of the vehicle and passengers on the road.
Qualifications
  • A valid driving license class BCE
  • Up to date Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Minimum of KCSE grade C- or its equivalent
  • At least 5 years driving experience in a busy organization
  • Any other relevant training in motor vehicle servicing, defensive driving and road safety will be an added advantage.
Office Assistants
KACC “12” (7 Posts) (Ref KACC/FA-OA/20)

Reporting to the Principal Officer - Administration through the Officer in Charge of the assigned station

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performing messengerial duties
  • Ensuring cleanliness of offices and corridors
  • Receiving and dispatching mails
  • Ensuring efficient mail movement
  • Photocopying/binding of documents and reports
  • Maintenance of office equipments
  • Making and serving office tea.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of KCSE grade C- or its equivalent
  • At least 3 years relevant working experience
  • Up to date Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Any other relevant training in office catering services will be an added advantage.
Only candidates who meet the set criteria should submit applications together with their updated curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials including details of day time contacts, current and expected remuneration, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three referees and addressed to the Director/ Chief Executive at the address below; so as to reach not later than 17th March 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Director/Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission (KACC)
P.O. Box 61130 00200
Nairobi

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1 comments:

Anonymous said...

please has shortlisting been done

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