Massive Recruitment at Machakos County Government

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Massive Recruitment at Machakos County Government

Machakos County, nicknamed ‘Macha,’ was the first capital city of Kenya and is now an administrative county in Kenya. Machakos is made up of eight (8) constituencies including Machakos Town, Mavoko, Masinga, Yatta, Kangundo, Kathiani, Matungulu, and Mwala. Machakos Town is the administrative capital of the County.

Machakos County borders Nairobi and Kiambu counties to the West, Embu to the North, Kitui to the East, Makueni to the South, Kajiado to the South West, and Murang’a and Kirinyaga to the North West. Machakos County stretches from latitudes 0º 45’ South to 1º 31’ South and longitudes 36° 45’ East to 37° 45’ East.

We are currently recruiting to fill the following positions;

  1. Human Resource Management Officer III
  2. Finance Officer II
  3. Internal Auditor I
  4. Assistant Director Administration
  5. Chief Driver
  6. Internal Auditor II
  7. Deputy Director Administration
  8. Senior Director of Supply Chain Management
  9. Director of Administration

Human Resource Management Officer III

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handling simple tasks of analytical nature. The officer will be required to implement certain decisions within the existing rules, regulations and procedures; an officer at this level will supervise clerical officers and other supporting staff.

Requirements for Appointment

Direct appointment will be made from candidates who have:

  • at least a C- in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination KCSE); and
  • A Diploma in Human Resource Management, Records Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution. 

Finance Officer II

(MCPSB/03/2023/085)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gathering, compiling and analysing information on commitment and expenditure trends and initiating appropriate corrective action as may be required;
  • Compiling information required on budget monitoring and expenditure control including expenditures on salaries and allowances; and
  • Initial processing of reallocations within the budget.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must-;

  • be in possession of a Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Finance option), Business Management or Finance, Economics, Business Administration plus Certified Public Accountant (CPA) K 

OR

  • Association  of  Chartered  Certified  Accountant  (ACCA)  or  Chartered  Financial Analyst (CFA).

Internal Auditor I

(MCPSB/03/2023/090)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Executing audit programmes
  • Collecting audit evidence on major issues
  • Reviewing internal control systems in operation
  • Verifying the existence and safety of Government assets
  • Preparation of draft reports and holding discussions with the clients
  • Reviewing budgetary controls on the issuance of authority to incure expenditure and commitments
  • Ensuring completeness and accuracy of records and reports

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: –

  • Have passed CPA part III or CIA part IV or be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting/Finance option) with CPA Part II or CIA Part III

Or 

  • Have served in the grade of Internal Auditor II for a period of three (3) years and are in possession of either Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option) or CPA Part II/CIA III from a recognized institution
  • Are in possession of CPA Part I or Diploma in Auditing and have served in the grade of Internal Auditor II for at least five (5) years.

Assistant Director Administration

(MCPSB/03/2023/078)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • initiating and implementing administrative policies, strategies, procedures and programme;
  • imanaging and supervising the general administrative functions
  • implementing public service reforms
  • managing and supervising the general administrative functions
  • facilitating maintenance of infrastructure and facilities
  • overseeing transport management
  • planning and coordinating office accommodation
  • managing assets and insurance policies 

Requirements for Appointment 

For this appointment an officer must have: –

  • served in the grade of Principal Administration Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Public Administration; 
  • Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s  degree  in  any  of  the  following  disciplines:  Public  Administration; Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Diploma in advance Public Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; andvii.) Demonstrated managerial, Administrative & Professional Competence in work performance and results 

Chief Driver

 (MCPSB/03/2023/101)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • driving the assigned vehicle
  • carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure and brake systems, etc.
  • detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the vehicle systems; maintenance of work ticket(s) for vehicle(s) assigned
  • ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road
  • overseeing safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and
  • maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle(s) 
  • In addition, the officer may be required to supervise and guide staff in a small transport unit.

Requirements for Appointment 

  • For appointment to this grade, an officer must;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • passed Occupational Trade Test I for Drivers;
  • a valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) the officer is required to drive;
  • Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • 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;
  • a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police;vii.) attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution; 

Internal Auditor II

 (MCPSB/03/2023/097) 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • reviewing internal control systems in operation report on any weakness; 
  • undertaking special audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and report as required by his/her superior, reviewing internal controls on issuance of authority to incur expenditure and commitments; 
  • reviewing internal   revenue/ Appropriation –In-Aid collection and accounting from time to time & advice on deviations from approved levels; 
  • ensuring  that  government  assets;  plant  equipment,  supplies;  stores  etc  are appropriately recorded in the relevant register and are maintained & kept safety.
  • Requirements for Appointment 

For appointment to this grade, an officer must;

  • Be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting / Finance Option)

OR

  • Have passed CPA Part II or CIA part III

Deputy Director Administration

 (MCPSB/03/2023/077)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • implementing, reviewing and interpreting administrative policies, strategies, procedures and programme;
  • managing and supervising the general administration services; 
  • implementing public service reforms;
  • implementing public service reforms;
  • facilitating maintenance of infrastructure and facilities; ;
  • planning and coordinating office accommodation 
  • managing county government assets;

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • served in the grade of Assistant Director Administration Services/ Deputy Sub- 
  • County  Administrator,  for  a  minimum  period  of  three  (3)  years  or  in  a 
  • comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector,
  • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration; 
  • Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from a recognized institution;
  • Masters  degree  in  any  of  the  following  disciplines:  Public  Administration: 
  • Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other 
  • Social Science from a recognized institution;
  • Diploma in advance Public Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  • demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and results. 

Senior Director of Supply Chain Management

 (MCPSB/03/2023/102)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiating policy review on procedures, rules and regulations
  • Ensuring preparation of procurement plans in the Ministries/Departments
  • Operationalization of e-government procurement strategies and inventory management
  • Advising on outsourcing of the procurement and disposal function and other goods and services
  • Participating in development and preparation of specific 
  • Ministerial/Departmental procurement and inventory manuals
  • Developing and renewing performance targets and agreements
  • Participating in project design and implementation
  • Designing of training programmes for Supply Chain Management personnel

Requirements for Appointment

  • For appointment to this grade, an officer shall be a member of a recognized Purchasing and Supplies Management professional body and must have: –
  • Served in the grade of Deputy Director, Supply Chain management Services or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years
  • Diploma in Purchasing in and Supply Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following:- Purchasing and Supply Management or its equivalent from a recognized Institution
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Purchasing and Supply 
  • Management, Logistics, Business Administration, Commerce, Entrepreneurship, Law or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution 

Director of Administration

 (MCPSB/03/2023/076)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organization,   direction,   control   and   coordination   of   the   functions   of administration and public service in the office of the Governor.
  • Initiating development of the appropriate County Departmental policies, legal and  institutional  frameworks  for  the  implementation  of  the  mandate  of administration and public service.
  • Handling administrative matters and manage inventories of the administrative 
  • tools, equipment and other required assets related to the department.
  • Preparation of departmental plans and budgets.
  • Ensuring  strict  compliance  with  all  financial,  budgetary  and  procurement procedures.
  • Ensuring timely, efficient communication and coordination of administration and public service departmental affairs.
  • Interpreting and applying National and County laws and other related statutes in line with the County goals and objectives.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment 

For appointment to this grade an officer must;

  • Hold a degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Hold a skills management certificate and;
  • Shown merit and ability in work performance and results
  • Master’s  degree  from  a  university  recognized  in  Kenya  will  be  an  added advantage 

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

  1. Human Resource Management Officer III
  2. Finance Officer II
  3. Internal Auditor I
  4. Assistant Director Administration
  5. Chief Driver
  6. Internal Auditor II
  7. Deputy Director Administration
  8. Senior Director of Supply Chain Management
  9. Director of Administration

Deadline: Not specified

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