Senior Deputy Clerk of the National Assembly at Parliamentary Service Commission

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Location , Kenya
Job description _Senior Deputy 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. *SENIOR DEPUTY CLERK OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (ESS 474)* As deputy to the Clerk of the National Assembly, the jobholder will be responsible for overseeing the proceedings of the Assembly and offering procedural advice to the Speaker, other presiding officers and Members of the National Assembly. *The jobholder will also be responsible for:* * General supervision of all Directorates; * External relations; * Enhancing public understanding and knowledge of parliament and increasing public accessibility to and awareness of its operations; * Preparing and presenting orientation programmes for new Members of the National Assembly and staff; and Supervising and managing staff undergoing parliamentary internship programmes. *Requirements* * 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 five years relevant working experience will suffice. * The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years at the level of Principal Clerk Assistant/ Principal Officer in parliament or a comparable position in the public or private sector. 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 _Senior Deputy 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. *SENIOR DEPUTY CLERK OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (ESS 474)* As deputy to the Clerk of the National Assembly, the jobholder will be responsible for overseeing the proceedings of the Assembly and offering procedural advice to the Speaker, other presiding officers and Members of the National Assembly. *The jobholder will also be responsible for:* * General supervision of all Directorates; * External relations; * Enhancing public understanding and knowledge of parliament and increasing public accessibility to and awareness of its operations; * Preparing and presenting orientation programmes for new Members of the National Assembly and staff; and Supervising and managing staff undergoing parliamentary internship programmes. *Requirements* * 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 five years relevant working experience will suffice. * The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years at the level of Principal Clerk Assistant/ Principal Officer in parliament or a comparable position in the public or private sector. 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