VACANCIES IN THE NATIONAL TREASURY
SENIOR CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER/ SENIOR DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF BUDGET – FOUR
(4) POSTS – V/No.40/2017
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120.270 – Ksh.180,660 p.m. (Job Group ‘S’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of two (2) years in the grade of Chief Finance
Officer/Deputy Director of Budget, Job Group ‘R’;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Finance Option), Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or Finance from a
university recognized in Kenya;
any other Bachelor’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya plus Certified Public Accountant II (CPA II) qualification;
(iii) a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), Economics, Finance, Commerce or in any other finance related discipline from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) shown outstanding capability in financial management; and
(v) demonstrated understanding of national development goals, policies and objectives, national values and principles of governance.
NOTE: Possession of a strategic leadership course from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be deployed in the Budget Department at the National Treasury, or in a Ministry/State Department as a head of Finance Department;
Specific duties and responsibilities at the National Treasury include:
(i) coordinating the development of budget policy, budget systems and reforms;
(ii) coordinating the overall resource allocation in line with national policy;
(iii) coordinating capacity building in the Finance units/Budget department;
(iv) coordinating the linkage of the overall budget to the sectoral and ministerial cash plans; and
(v) undertaking risk assessment on overall budget policy.
Specific duties and responsibilities at the Ministry/State Department include:
(i) developing budgetary requirements and coordinate the activities of the department.
(ii) scheduling of expenditures consistent with work plans;
(iii) contract liability projections for the identification and budgeting of contractual and legal financial obligations;
(iv) budget planning, preparation and implementation;
(v) coordinating the preparation of annual work plans, procurement plans and cash management;
(vi) advising the accounting officer on financial management matters;
(vii) coordinating the preparation of the Ministerial Public Expenditure reviews and the sector reports; and
(viii) undertaking risk assessment and management of the Budget.
How to apply
(i) online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke
(ii) by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. 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.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) 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.
(vi) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 15th June, 2017.