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Kisumu County Legal Counsel, Research Officer, Public Communication Officer, Media Relations Officer and Librarian Jobs in Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Dec 23, 2013

Republic of Kenya
The County Assembly of Kisumu
County Assembly Service Board
The County Assembly Service Board of Kisumu Invites applications from suitably qualified Kenya Citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

Legal Counsel II – Drafting Services

CASBE 9

1 Vacancy
Duties and Responsibilities
This will be the entry and training grade. A Legal Counsel II (drafting Services) shall be responsible
for:
  • Drafting of Private Members Bills
  • Drafting of amendments to Bills to be processed to the House by any Member of assembly or any committee of Assembly
  • Giving Legal interpretation of Acts and Bills and generally giving legal advice on matters relating to Assembly
  • Providing Legal advice to the County Assembly Service Board, the Assembly and its committees
  • Provide Legal advice to County Assembly Service Board, Assembly and its committees
  • Providing any other legal services that may be required by the Assembly, the Committees, the Speaker, the County Assembly Service Board or the Clerk
  • Ensuring that Bills passed by Assembly comply with the Constitution.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Have served in the Grade of Legal Counsel II (Drafting services)/(Litigation) or in a complete and relevant position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Have a Bachelor of Law degree
  • Have been admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Be in a possession of current practising certificate
  • Have a proficiency in the use of basic computer applications
  • At least three years of Legislative Drafting and Litigation
Research Officer II 
CASBE 8 
1 Vacancy
Duties and responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of an officer in this position include;
  • Provision of non-partisan professional research assistance and analysis to members, committees and staff of Assembly
  • Assessing the strengths and weakness of policy options
  • Providing experts interpretation, explanation and analysis
  • Maintain a periodically updated inventory of publications on current issues, legislation and major public policy issues/questions
  • Providing back up to assembly committees
Requirements for direct appointments
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have the following qualifications:-
  • Served in the grade of Research Officer III for at least three (3) years
  • Masters Degree in Social Sciences from a recognized University
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the concepts and techniques of professional research, with particular emphasis on public policy analysis, and an ability to write, edit in a clear, concise and understandable manner;
  • Satisfactorily served as Research Officer in similar positions with comparable responsibilities in like organizations, reputable research institutions and having at least threes years continuous work experience.
Public Communication Officer
CASBE 9
1 Vacancy
Duties and responsibilities
  • Coordinate all public relations related activities including publishing of brochures, handbooks, flyers, CDs etc;
  • Updating of the Assembly website in liaison with IT department;
  • Coordinating of the outreach program;
  • Coordinating and receiving all visitors to Assembly;
  • Prepare press releases; react to media stories and proactive media reporting through the available channels;
  • Coordinating with the Assembly Broadcast Unit on broadcast/media aspects
Requirements for direct appointments
  • Have satisfactorily served as a public communication/Media Relations Officer II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Minimum post graduate qualifications in Public Relations and Media or any other relevant field;
  • 4 years experience in handling public relations and media issues;
  • Must demonstrate administrative management skills and sound knowledge of media, public relations and communication ability; and
  • Be competent in use of IT as a working tool
Media Relations Officer II
CASBE 8
1 Vacancy
Duties and responsibilities
  • Coordinate all public relations related activities including publishing of bronchures, handbooks, flyers, CDs etc
  • Updating of the Assembly website
  • Coordinating of the outreach program;
  • Prepare press releases; react to media stories and proactive media reporting through the available channels;
  • Coordinating with the Assembly Broadcast Unit on broadcast/media aspects
Requirements
  • Have satisfactorily served as a Public Communication/Media Relations Officer II for a minimum of 3 years;
  • Minimum post graduate qualifications in Public Relations and Media or any other relevant field;
  • 4 years experience in handling public relations and media issues;
  • Must demonstrate administrative management skills and sound knowledge of media, public relations and communications ability; and
  • Be competent in use of IT as a working tool.
  • for promotion to this grade an officer must have satisfactorily served as a public communication / Media Relations Officer III for a minimum of three (3) years; and be competent in use of IT as a working tool.
Librarian
CASBE 9
1 Vacancy

Duties and responsibilities
  • Current awareness
  • Selection and acquisition of books and other library materials
  • Supervision of cataloguing and classification of library materials
  • Supervision of indexing
  • Supervision of staff and their development
  • Abstracting and other information repacking services as well as
Requirements for direct appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
  • Degree in Library Studies/ information Science or equivalent qualification
  • Served in this grade of Librarian II for three (3) years;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • Have proficiency in computer applications.
Preferential Criteria during Selection
Suitably qualified applicants will enjoy preferential treatment in the order below:
  • Applicants serving in positions at the County Assembly of Kisumu on the basis of secondment during the transition period;
  • Applicants serving in the executive arm of the County Government of Kisumu
  • Applicants who are residents in the Kisumu County
  • Applicants from the rest of the Country
Application Criteria
Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit written applications accompanied by Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, copy of National Identity Card and other relevant supporting documents to reach the undersigned on or before 3rd January 2014.
Applications should be sent by either registered mail or courier
All applications should clearly indicate the position applied for in reference line and be addressed to:
The Secretary
County Assembly Service Board
County Assembly of Kisumu
P.O. Box 86 – 40100
Kisumu
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Acting Interim County Assembly Clerk
Kisumu County Assembly

 

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