Job Openings at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK)

Job Openings at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK),

Job Openings at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK)

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The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948; Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments; At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission

 

Member of the Independent Negotiation and Evaluation Committee (50 Positions)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 5 – 15 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Administration / Secretarial  , Project Management 

V/NO. 103/2023

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT

  • A person shall be qualified to be appointed as a member of the Committee if that person:
  • possesses a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a university recognised in Kenya;
  • has at least 15 years’ professional experience in a relevant field;
  • has served in a top management position relevant field for at least 5 years;
  • has knowledge of national development goals;
  • has experience in performance management; and
  • satisfies the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Committee shall be responsible for—

  • negotiating performance contracts with public bodies;
  • ensuring that the performance targets of public bodies and indicators are aligned to the strategic plan;
  • ensuring that performance targets of public bodies are aligned to the performance indicators provided in the strategic plan;
  • ensuring that the public bodies’ indicators are aligned to results that are citizen-focussed;
  • undertaking mid-year performance reviews of public bodies; and
  • evaluating the performance of public bodies.
  • monitoring news coverage and tracking public perceptions of Government policies and initiatives;
  • collaborating with other Government agencies and departments to coordinate messaging and ensure consistent communication; and
  • advising Government officials and decision-makers on public relations and media strategies.

Principal Gender Officer (3 Posts)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 3 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Administration / Secretarial  , NGO/Non-Profit 

V/No: 1/07/2023

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • An officer at this level may be deployed at the Headquarters or in the Counties and will be responsible for the efficient management and administration of gender related Programmes
  • and projects as may be assigned by the supervisor. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

Implementing Gender Policies, Projects and Programmes; 

  • Facilitating Gender Mainstreaming activities in Ministries/Departments, Counties and Agencies;
  • Liaising with Organizations handling gender issues;
  • Undertaking research on gender issues, including baseline survey on Female GenitalMutilation and Gender Based Violence;
  • Development of gender disaggregated data and Management Information Systems;
  • Establishing the level of compliance with the two thirds gender principle in Ministries/Departments, Counties and State Corporations;
  • Sensitizing stakeholders on gender related issues including Female Genital Mutilationand Gender-Based violence;
  • Facilitating formation of community level structure; and
  • Mobilizing communities to participate in field activities promoting gender equity andelimination of Female Genital Mutilation and Gender Based Violence.

Requirements for appointment to this position:

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Senior Gender Officer, Job Group ‘L’, CSG ‘9’ or equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/ Entrepreneurship Option), Anthropology, Counseling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant Social Science from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in either Gender Studies or Gender and Development, or any other relevant course lasting not less than four (4) weeks, or four (4) weeks in aggregate from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  • Demonstrated professional competence in gender work as reflected in work performance and results

Senior Gender Officer – (9) Posts

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 3 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Administration / Secretarial  , NGO/Non-Profit 

V/No. 2/07/2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level may be deployed at the Headquarters or in the Counties and will
  • implement gender related Programmes and Projects as may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
  • Facilitating and Monitoring Gender Mainstreaming, Socio-Economic Empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violenceactivities;
  • Implementing Gender Mainstreaming and Socio-Economic Empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence programmes and projects;
  • Collecting, collating and analyzing data on Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence prevalence;
  • Collecting, compiling and analyzing gender disaggregated data in Ministries /Departments/Counties/Agencies;
  • Identifying opportunities and documenting practices for upscaling and replication of gender programmes;
  • Follow up with gender violence victims for the expediency of justice;
  • Liaising with Organizations handling gender issues; and
  • Disseminating information on Gender Mainstreaming, Socio-Economic Empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence policies, projects and programmes.

Requirements for appointment to this position:
For appointment to this grade, an officer / candidate must have:

  • Served in the grade of Gender Officer I, Job Group ‘K’, CSG 10 or equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/ Entrepreneurship Option), Anthropology, Counseling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant Social Science from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in either Gender Studies or Gender and Development, or any other relevant course lasting not less than four (4) weeks or four (4) weeks in aggregate from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • Membership to a relevant professional body will be an added advantage.

Method of Application

Member of the Independent Negotiation and Evaluation Committee candidates should follow the steps below:

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

PLEASE NOTE: 

  • Applicants should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application.
  • Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.

Applications should reach the Commission on or before 30th July, 2023 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).
SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Principal Gender Officer and Senior Gender Officer candidates Should apply through the link provided below:

Suitably qualified candidates are required to make their applications by completing ONE application form PSC 2 (Revised 2016). The form may be downloaded from the Public Service Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke.

Please Note

  • Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form.
  • All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled in the form.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

THE STATE DEPARTMENT FOR GENDER AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS.
WOMEN, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs), THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES WHO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ADVERTISED POSITIONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Completed application (PSC 2 form) should reach the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Public Service, Gender and Affirmative Action, State Department for Gender and Affirmative Action, P.O. Box 29966-00100, Nairobi or hand delivered to our offices, Telposta Building, 4th Floor, HRM Registry on or before 1st August, 2023

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