Government Jobs in Kenya – Office of the Attorney General 2019
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Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Applications are invited from
suitably qualified officers serving in the Public Service for vacant posts in
the Business Registration Service.


Director General / Chief Executive
Officer

The Service seeks to recruit a
visionary, dynamic and innovative leader with high professional and ethical
standards to fill the position of Director General / Chief Executive Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Board, the Director
General shall be the Accounting Officer and an ex-officio member of the Board
who shall be responsible for providing leadership and day to day administration
and management in a high integrity and ethical environment, promoting corporate
reputation and ensuring operational effectiveness and efficiency in the affairs
of the Service in order to increase stakeholder value; in accordance with the
Mission, Vision and strategic objectives of the Service.
In particular, and under the
direction of the Board, the Director General shall be responsible for the
development and recommendation to the Board of the long term corporate
strategy, business plans and annual operating budgets and the execution of the
organization’s strategy.
He/she shall ensure that the Service
operates strictly in accordance with all applicable laws and create a work
environment that enables the recruitment, retention of quality and highly
motivated staff. The Director General shall ensure prudent management of assets
and financial resources and accountability through proper monitoring and
effective internal control measures.
He/she shall be expected to
communicate regularly and effectively with all stakeholders, foster a corporate
culture that promotes sound ethical and good governance practices and undertake
all duties assigned by the Board.
Requirements for Appointment
A person shall qualify for
appointment as the Director General under Section 18 of the Act if that person:
·        
Is a citizen of Kenya;
·        
Has at least ten (10) years’ experience
in public affairs management or in a commercial environment with at least five
(5) years experience at senior management level;
·        
Is an advocate of the High Court of
Kenya;
·        
Holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from
a recognized University;
·        
Holds a Masters degree in Law or any
other related field from a recognized University;
·        
Demonstrates computer literacy;
·        
Demonstrates experience in
leadership;
·        
Demonstrates administrative and
professional competency and
·        
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six
of the Constitution.
The Registrar of Companies shall report to the Director
General.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Registrar of Companies shall be responsible for the
implementation of the Companies Act, Registrations of Business Names Act,
Limited Liability Partnerships Act, Partnerships Act which functions entail:
registration of Companies, Business Names, Limited Liability Partnerships and
Partnerships, maintenance of the record of registered entities, creating
linkages with professional bodies on matters of development of the legal
framework for incorporation, registration, operation, management and regulation
of companies.
He/she shall be responsible for the day to day
administration and management of the affairs of the Companies Registry and all
such duties as imposed by the relevant laws and policies as well as any other
duty as may be assigned by the Board and Director General.
Requirements for appointment
A person shall qualify for appointment as the Registrar of
Companies if that person:
·        
Is a citizen of Kenya;
·        
Has eight (8) years post admission
relevant experience;
·        
Has served in the grade of Deputy
Registrar of Companies, or in a similar managerial position for a minimum
period of three (3) years with proven experience;
·        
Holds a Bachelors of Laws degree from
a recognized institution;
·        
Holds a Masters degree in Law or any
other related field from a recognized University;
·        
Is an Advocate of the High Court of
Kenya;
·        
Demonstrates computer literacy;
·        
Demonstrates administrative and
professional competence and
·        
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six
of the Constitution.
The Official Receiver shall report to the Director
General.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Official Receiver shall be responsible for the
implementation of the Insolvency Act.
The specific duties and responsibilities shall include:
·        
establishing and providing for the
operation of a framework for the efficient and equitable administration of the
estates of insolvent natural persons and unincorporated entities comprising
natural persons, and the assets of insolvent companies and other bodies
corporate, that maintains a fair balance between the interests of those
persons, entities, companies and bodies and those of their creditors;
·        
Oversee the issuance and renewal of
Insolvency Practitioners Licenses; the setting and administering of Insolvency
Practitioners examinations;
·        
Ensure that preliminary examination
of debtors;
·        
the filing of proof of debt forms;
the tracing of assets of the debtor and companies in liquidation, ensuring
assets are preserved, valued and insured direct for advertising the bankruptcy
and the winding up order;
·        
Ensuring that the statements of
affairs for both companies and debtors is issued; the necessary court
applications are filed;
·        
the proper distribution of assets to
creditors; Supervise court attendance;
·        
Cascading performance targets to the
staff in the division and monitoring and evaluation of performance of the Directorate.
·        
The Official Receiver shall also
perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Board and Director General.
Requirements for appointment
A person shall qualify for appointment as the Official
Receiver if that person:
·        
Is a Citizen of Kenya;
·        
Has eight (8) years post admission
relevant experience;
·        
Has served in the grade of a Deputy
Official Receiver or any similar managerial position for a minimum of three (3)
years with proven experience;
·        
Is an advocate of the High Court of
Kenya;
·        
Holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from
a recognized University;
·        
Holds a Masters degree in Law or in
any other related field from a recognized University;
·        
Demonstrates administrative and
professional competence;
·        
Demonstrates computer literacy;
·        
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six
of the Constitution.
Director – Legal, Compliance and Research
The Director Legal, Compliance and Research shall report
to the Director General.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director shall oversee the overall coordination and
management of the Legal, Compliance and Research function at the Service.
The specific duties and responsibilities shall include:
·        
To develop, review and implement the
Services’ legal policies, contracts, Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and all
other legal documents, safeguard the legal interests of the Service by advising
on and ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements, prepare court
records and forward them to the appropriate courts; prepare legal opinions;
·        
undertake litigation for the Service;
·        
ensure relevant policies are
implemented in line with the existing guidelines, provide the necessary
information to guide the formulation and amendment of relevant policies and
guidelines, carry out research and disseminate research findings in the fields
covered by the relevant laws through seminars, workshops, publications or other
means, recommend to the Government any improvements in the relevant laws,
ensure that the Service complies with statutory and other regulatory
requirements by undertaking periodic legal audit compliance.

The Director shall also perform such other duties as may
be assigned by the Board and Director General.
Requirements for appointment
A person shall qualify for appointment of the Director Legal,
Compliance and Research if that person:
·        
Is a Citizen of Kenya;
·        
Has eight (8) years post admission
relevant experience;
·        
Has served in the grade of Assistant
Director Legal services or any similar managerial position for a minimum period
of three (3) years with proven experience;
·        
Is an advocate of the High Court of
Kenya;
·        
Holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from
a recognized University;
·        
Holds a Masters degree in Law or in
any other related field from a recognized University;
·        
Demonstrates administrative and professional
competence;
·        
Demonstrates computer literacy
skills;
·        
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six
of the Constitution.
Director – Corporate Services
The Director, Corporate Services shall report to the Director
General.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director shall oversee all corporate services which
include Finance and Accounts, Human Resource Management and Administration,
Information Communications and Technology Services, Corporate Strategy and
Corporate Communications.
The specific duties and responsibilities shall include:
formulating and implementing institutional policies on administration;
mobilizing and managing the financial resources; ensuring proper maintenance of
proper books of accounts; ensuring preparation of annual budgets; verifying
financial management and budget performance; providing timely audited accounts;
ensuring compliance with statutory regulations; overseeing the human resource
management and development function; ensuring provision of ICT support
services; overseeing effective management of corporate communication;
supervising the management of records and ensuring provision of resource and
documentation services.
Requirements for appointment
A person shall qualify for appointment of the Director,
Corporate Services if that person:
·        
Is a Citizen of Kenya;
·        
Has eight (8) years relevant
experience;
·        
Has served in the grade of Deputy
Director, Finance I or any similar managerial position for a minimum period of
three (3) years with proven experience;
·        
Holds a Bachelors degree in any of
the following disciplines:- Finance, Public Administration, Human Resource
Management, Communications, Economics, Auditing, Accounting or its equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution;
·        
Holds a Masters Degree in Finance,
Public Administration, Human Resource Management, Communications, Economics,
Auditing, Accounting, Political Science or any other related field from a
recognized institution;
·        
Is a Certified Accountant;
·        
Demonstrates financial professional
competence;
·        
Demonstrates computer literacy
skills;
·        
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six
of the Constitution;
Deputy Director, Human Resource Management
The Deputy Director, Human Resource Management shall
report to the Director Corporate Services.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Deputy Director Human Resource Management
responsibility will entail:- analyzing the human resource management structures
and systems; determining and proposing methods / strategies of handling the
human resource management function; initiating and developing human resource
management policies including Rewards and Sanctions Policy; proposing
performance improvement strategies that are adaptive to the changing
environment and technology; coordinating training and development of staff;
researching on human resource best practices that will guide the development of
human resource management policies, standards and regulations; managing labour
relations; institutionalizing performance management including staff
Performance Appraisal System; coordinating and monitoring human resource
planning for different cadres in the institution; and ensuring compliance with
statutory regulations.
The Director shall also perform such other duties as may
be assigned by the Board and Director General.
Requirements for appointment
A person shall qualify for appointment of the Deputy
Director Human Resource Management if that person:
·        
Is a Citizen of Kenya;
·        
Has eight (8) years relevant work
experience;
·        
Has served in the grade of a Senior
Human Resource Officer or in a similar managerial position for a minimum period
of three (3) years;
·        
Holds a Bachelors degree in any of
the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management, Personnel Management,
Public Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution;
·        
Holds a Masters degree in Human
Resource/Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations/Public or Business
Administration, or any other related field from a recognized University;
·        
Demonstrates professional competence,
administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and
management of the Human Resource and a thorough understanding of relevant
emerging practices/techniques;
·        
Demonstrates a thorough understanding
of National goals, policies and development objectives, and ability to
transform them into Human Resource management policies and programmes;
·        
Is registered with a professional
body/association;
·        
Demonstrates computer literacy
skills; and
·        
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six
of the Constitution.
Senior Information Communication Technology Officer
The
Senior Information Communication Technology Officer shall report to the
Director Corporate Services.
Duties and Responsibilities
The
Senior Information Communication Technology Officer duties and responsibilities
will entail:- initiating and developing information communication technology
policies, coordinating systems development, implementation and maintenance;
carrying out feasibility studies; developing ICT systems; evaluating ICT
systems and ensuring adherence to established Information Communication
Technology Standards; training staff in Information Communication Technology
matters; planning, monitoring and evaluating program/activities within an
Information Communication Technology division/unit; liaising with user
departments to ensure effective maintenance of Information Communication
Technology equipment; and evaluating hardware maintenance feasibility studies
and detailed specifications before implementation.
Requirements for Appointment
A
person shall qualify for appointment of the Senior Information Communication
Technology Officer if that person:
·        
Is a Citizen of Kenya;
·        
Has six (6) years relevant work experience;
·        
Has served in the grade of an
Information Communication Technology Officer 1 or in a comparable position for
a minimum period of three (3) years with proven experience;
·        
Holds a Bachelors degree in any of
the following disciplines:- Computer Science, Information Technology, Business
Information Technology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
institution;
·        
Has demonstrated experience in
implementing at least two large ICT projects that have an impact at National
Level;
·        
Has demonstrated experience in
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) deployment, databases, networks and data
center or cloud solutions; has demonstrated experience in the deployment of
large scale web based solutions;
·        
Demonstrates professional competence;
·        
Demonstrates computer literacy;
·        
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six
of the Constitution.
Applications
are invited from suitably qualified officers serving in the Public Service.
Interested
and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by downloading
and complete the Employment Application Form below:
Candidates
should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details
requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
Only
shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing
in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
All
officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to
their current substantive post during the interview.
Candidates
are advised to apply for one position only where they are most suited.
The
Completed application form should either be emailed
or
directly delivered to our office – Africa Management Solutions Limited, 3rd
Floor, Suite 12A, Vision Plaza, Mombasa Road,
on
or before 3rd December, 2019.
Additional Notes for shortlisted candidates:
Shortlisted
applicants will be required to present originals of the following documents:
·        
National identity card or passport;
·        
Academic and professional
certificates and transcripts;
·        
Any other relevant supporting
documents and testimonials; and
·        
Clearances from the following bodies
to demonstrate compliance with chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya
2010:
1.   Kenya Revenue Authority;
2.   Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
3.   Higher Education Loans Board;
4.   Any of the Registered Credit Reference Bureau; and

5.   Directorate of Criminal Investigations.

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