Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – ODPP 2019
Job Employment Kenya: Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – ODPP 2019
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Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 54,626 – Kshs. 78,661 p.m.
DPP 6 (JG ‘N’)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Allowance: Kshs. 35,000 (Nairobi), Kshs. 25,500 (Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri,
Eldoret, Thika, Kisii, Kitale, Malindi), Kshs. 18,000 (Other Former
Municipalities), Kshs 15,400(0ther Areas)
Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 8,000 p.m

Leave Allowance: Kshs. 6,000 p.a.
Medical Insurance Cover: As covered by the Medical Insurance Cover for ODPP
Group Life Insurance Cover: As covered by Group Life Insurance for ODPP staff
Car loan: Up to Kshs. 1.5 Million
Mortgage Scheme: Up to Kshs. 10 Million

Served in the grade of Senior
Accountant I Job Group ‘N’ or in a comparable and relevant position for a
minimum of two (2) years in the Public Service or Private Sector;
Bachelor’s degree in Commerce
(Finance or Accounts Option), Business Administration (Accounts Option) or any
other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
Passed Part III of Certified Public
Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent qualifications from
a recognized institution;
Registered with the Institute of
Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) Demonstrated merit and ability as
reflected in work performance and results.
of a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from
recognized institution will be an added advantage.
Knowledge of relevant professional
standards including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and
International Accounting Standards
Knowledge of budget process;
ICT skills;
Accuracy skills;
Leadership skills;
Communication and interpersonal
Organizational skills;
Negotiation skills;
Problem solving skills;
Supervisory skills.
Resource management skills; and
Records management skills.
Honesty and integrity;
Creativity and innovativeness;
Ability to work under pressure;
Ability to build and lead cohesive teams;
Ability to get on well with the
diverse workforce; and
Results oriented.
officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Accountant for the
assigned accounts function.
Coordinating the implementation of
the divisional strategy, to ensure division services support enhanced quality
of the public prosecution services;
Coordinating the preparation of
annual individual and division work plan for the division to ensure delivery of
service that is aligned with the divisional and organisational strategy;
Implementing of accounting policies,
guidelines, procedures and standards and evaluating of their effectiveness to
inform review;
Participating in the preparation and
implementation of the divisional budget to ensure sufficient allocation of
resources for the division strategy;
Authorising payment vouchers to
ensure timely payments to suppliers, and to ensure payments are done in line
with the ODPP policies and procedures;
Monitoring the ODPP liquidity to
ensure availability of funds critical for the delivery of service;
Coordinating the payment of user
department vouchers in line with the ODPP procedures to ensure the payments are
legitimate and that there are sufficient resources that can cover the payments;
Checking daily cash balance to ensure
the maintenance of approved limits that support business operations, and that
limit wastage of resources;
Verifying the expenditure
authenticity to ensure integrity in the utilization of the ODPP resources;
Ensuring implementation of financial regulations
and procedures, Treasury letters and instructions;
Participating in preparation of
management financial reports which includes; monthly expenditure returns, bank
reconciliation statements and cash flow statements;
Monitoring compliance with accounting
policies, procedures and standards to minimize exposure to risks associated
with non-compliance;
Providing technical support to the
user departments to ensure the departments are adequately supported in the
implementation of departmental strategies;
Preparing of quarterly and annual
divisional reports shared with management for informed decision making to
enhance organizational performance;
Ensuring compliance with principles
and values of good governance, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity
to ensure the ability of division to deliver quality accounting services;
Participating in the budget planning,
preparation and implementation;
Controlling recurrent, development
and donor funded budgets;
Coordinating preparation of
divisional procurement plan to ensure effective facilitation of staff to meet
individual targets and achieve organizational;
Preparing financial statements in
accordance with government guidelines;
Participating in relevant committees
to support the implementation of the ODPP mandate;
Supervising, Coaching and mentoring
staff under him/her to ensure high motivation and performance, and staff
development in line with the needs of ODPP;
Two (2) Posts
V/NO. 190/2019
Basic Salary Scale: Kshs.12,527 – Kshs. 16,727 p.m.
DPP 13 (JG ‘D”)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

House Allowance: Kshs. 4,500
(Nairobi), Kshs. 3,730 (Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret, Thika, Kisii,
Kitale, Malindi), Kshs. 3,000 (Other Former Municipalities), Kshs. 2,700 (Other
Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 3,000 p.m
Leave Allowance: Kshs. 4,000 p.a.
Medical Insurance Cover: As covered by the Medical Insurance Cover for ODPP
Group Life Insurance Cover: As covered by Group Life Insurance for ODPP staff
Car loan: Up to Ksh. 600,000
Mortgage Scheme: Up to Ksh. 4 Million
Kenya Certificate of Secondary
Education mean grade D plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
A valid driving license free from any
current endorsement (s) for class (es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to
Attended a First-Aid Certificate
Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya
Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT), or any other recognized
Passed Suitability Test for Driver
Grade III
Passed Practical Test for Drivers
conducted by the ODPP;
An annual certificate of eye
A valid Certificate of Good Conduct
from the Kenya Police; and (viii) At least two (2) years driving experience
Interpersonal skills;
Communication skills
Organizational skills; and
Problem solving skills.
Honesty and integrity;
Ability to work well with diverse
Ability to work under pressure;
Ability to care for resources;
Ability to work well with teams;
Respectful; and
Ability to take instructions.
An officer at this level may be
deployed to any of the Departments at the Headquarters or County Offices.
Transporting authorized staff to
designated locations in a safe and timely manner, to support the ODPP staff in
the performance of work;
Monitoring the cleanliness and
routine maintenance of the institution’s vehicles assigned, to enhance the
image of the institution, and to make the vehicles user friendly;
Reporting the accidents and incidents
to the Supervisor, to ensure appropriate strategies are developed to minimize
on the accidents and incidents, and on the associated costs;
Recording distances travelled
throughout the month and fuel costs incurred for proper record keeping, and to
assist in the management of transport costs;
Collecting daily schedules from the
supervisor and reporting back on unforeseen changes in the set schedule, to
assist in the delivery of transport services against set timelines and quality
standards; and
Managing work tickets for self and
for other drivers, to assist the supervisor in the allocation of work to the
drivers, to enhance efficiency in the management of fuel costs, and to monitor
the performance of the drivers against set targets and quality standards.
Interested and qualified candidates
are invited to make their applications by completing 
ONE application
ODPP 1. The form may be downloaded from the ODPP’s Website  or picked
from Nairobi Headquarters and County Offices.
The candidates should attach COPIES
of the following documents to their application form:
National Identity Card
Academic and Professional
Certificates and Transcripts
Any supporting documents and
Letter of appointment to their
current substantive post
Letter of appointment to their
previous post
Detailed Curriculum Vitae and
Clearance certificate from the
following bodies:-
1.  Law Society of Kenya for Lawyers ii. Higher Education
Loans Board
2.  Kenya Revenue Authority
3.  Criminal Investigation Department
4.  Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
5.  Any other Professional bodies to which the candidate is a
Only shortlisted candidates will be
Successful candidates for posts of
Prosecution Counsel can be deployed to any of the ODPP offices on the forty
seven counties and sub-counties with court stations.
Shortlisted candidates shall be
required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and
professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, letters of
appointment to their current substantive posts and previous post, detailed
curriculum vitae and clearance certificates during the interviews.
Completed application forms should be
sent to:
Office of the Director of Public
NSSF Building 19th Floor, Block ‘A’
So as to reach the Office of the
Director of Public Prosecutions on or before 
Tuesday, 2nd April, 2019.
Candidates who had previously applied
are not required to re-apply for the posts.

Persons with disability and those
from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.


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