Clerk of the National Assembly at Parliamentary Service Commission

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Location , Kenya
Job description _Clerk of the National Assembly at the Parliamentary Service Commission - Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Our client, the Parliamentary Service Commission (“PSC”), is constitutionally mandated to manage the administration of parliament. This includes the provision of services and facilities to ensure effective and efficient running of parliament, preparation of parliamentary expenditure budgets and estimates, constitution of offices in the parliamentary services and the appointment and supervision of office holders. The Constitution of Kenya 2010 introduced the citizens of Kenya to a new parliamentary system through the establishment of a Senate in addition to a National Assembly as set out in Chapter 8. In recognition that each arm of parliament has a distinct but uniquely different role and function, PSC wishes to recruit for positions in the administration structure of each arm of parliament and the Parliamentary Joint Services (‘PJS”) that supports the members of both structures. *CLERK OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (ESS 473)* As Administrative Head of the National Assembly and Principal Advisor to the Speaker of the National Assembly, the jobholder will serve as the Accounting Officer/Authorised Officer for the National Assembly. The jobholder will also be responsible for: * All policy and organisational matters; * Enhancing public understanding and knowledge of the National Assembly and increasing public accessibility to and awareness of the National Assembly; * Dealing with external relations; * Principal advisor to presiding officers and to all Members of the National Assembly. * Chairing the Board of Management; * Advising the Speaker in the exercise of the powers and functions of the office; * Marshalling all legislative measures passed by the National Assembly; * Receiving reports from the budget office; and * Supervising and coordinating all the Directorates of the National Assembly. The jobholder will also serve as a member of the Constituency Development Fund Board, the Honorary Secretary of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Kenya Branch and Honorary Treasurer of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Kenya Group. * The successful candidate will have a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences, Humanities or a relevant field and a Masters degree in a relevant field. * In the absence of a Masters degree a minimum of seven years relevant working experience will suffice. * The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years experience at the level of Assistant Deputy Clerk/ Deputy Director in parliament or a comparable position in the public or private sector. * Experience working with the public service shall be an added advantage. For all the positions in the National Assembly, it is important that the jobholders * Have attended a senior management or leadership course from a recognised institution; * Demonstrated enduring flair for parliamentary procedure and practice, including comparative experience of other parliamentary jurisdictions coupled with wide experience in the role, functions and operations of parliament; * Excellent written and oral communication skills; * Good interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style; and * The ability to multitask and work well under pressure. If you believe you fit the required profile, please send your applications in confidence to ess.ke@ke.pwc.com by Friday 20 July 2012 quoting the job reference number and the title of the position you are applying for. In addition, please provide your curriculum vitae containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/academic certificates. Include your day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Hours per week Full Time: 30+

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Candidate description _Clerk of the National Assembly at the Parliamentary Service Commission - Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Our client, the Parliamentary Service Commission (“PSC”), is constitutionally mandated to manage the administration of parliament. This includes the provision of services and facilities to ensure effective and efficient running of parliament, preparation of parliamentary expenditure budgets and estimates, constitution of offices in the parliamentary services and the appointment and supervision of office holders. The Constitution of Kenya 2010 introduced the citizens of Kenya to a new parliamentary system through the establishment of a Senate in addition to a National Assembly as set out in Chapter 8. In recognition that each arm of parliament has a distinct but uniquely different role and function, PSC wishes to recruit for positions in the administration structure of each arm of parliament and the Parliamentary Joint Services (‘PJS”) that supports the members of both structures. *CLERK OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (ESS 473)* As Administrative Head of the National Assembly and Principal Advisor to the Speaker of the National Assembly, the jobholder will serve as the Accounting Officer/Authorised Officer for the National Assembly. The jobholder will also be responsible for: * All policy and organisational matters; * Enhancing public understanding and knowledge of the National Assembly and increasing public accessibility to and awareness of the National Assembly; * Dealing with external relations; * Principal advisor to presiding officers and to all Members of the National Assembly. * Chairing the Board of Management; * Advising the Speaker in the exercise of the powers and functions of the office; * Marshalling all legislative measures passed by the National Assembly; * Receiving reports from the budget office; and * Supervising and coordinating all the Directorates of the National Assembly. The jobholder will also serve as a member of the Constituency Development Fund Board, the Honorary Secretary of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Kenya Branch and Honorary Treasurer of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Kenya Group. * The successful candidate will have a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences, Humanities or a relevant field and a Masters degree in a relevant field. * In the absence of a Masters degree a minimum of seven years relevant working experience will suffice. * The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years experience at the level of Assistant Deputy Clerk/ Deputy Director in parliament or a comparable position in the public or private sector. * Experience working with the public service shall be an added advantage. For all the positions in the National Assembly, it is important that the jobholders * Have attended a senior management or leadership course from a recognised institution; * Demonstrated enduring flair for parliamentary procedure and practice, including comparative experience of other parliamentary jurisdictions coupled with wide experience in the role, functions and operations of parliament; * Excellent written and oral communication skills; * Good interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style; and * The ability to multitask and work well under pressure. If you believe you fit the required profile, please send your applications in confidence to ess.ke@ke.pwc.com by Friday 20 July 2012 quoting the job reference number and the title of the position you are applying for. In addition, please provide your curriculum vitae containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/academic certificates. Include your day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Company Parliamentary Service Commission
Country Kenya
City
Start date As soon as possible
Duration Unlimited