NGEC Assistant Finance & Planning Director Job in Kenya

The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) is an independent government body entrenched in Article 59(1) of the constitution of Kenya (2010) and subsequently established under an act of parliament, National Gender and Equality Act of 2011.

The Commission’s core mandate is to promote gender equality and freedom from discrimination in accordance with Article 27 of the Constitution.

The Commission seeks to a recruit self-motivated, dynamic and results oriented person to fill the following vacancy:

Assistant Director – Finance & Planning

(NGEC 3)


Terms of Service: 5-year contract. May be renewed subject to satisfactory performance

Other Benefits: Medical Cover, Group Life Insurance and WIBA,

Ref: NGEC/HR/11/2018

1 Position

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this position, an applicant must;

i) Have served as a Finance officer for a minimum period of eight (8) years, three (3) years of which should have been as in-charge of the finance/accounts department in a Public Sector organization

ii) Possess a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Commerce (Finance/Accounts Option), or comparable qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

iii) Possess a Master’s degree in Commerce, Finance/Accounts option, or comparable qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

iv) Be in good standing with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)

v) Possess a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;

vi) Be conversant with Public Financial Management laws and regulations;

vii) Be conversant with computerized systems of budget making and monitoring;

viii) Have knowledge and experience in use of the Integrated Financial Management Information Systems (IFMIS); and

ix) Have demonstrable professional competence, managerial and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

The officer will be responsible to the Director Corporate Services.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail;

i) Formulating, recommending and implementing sound financial management policies, standards, systems, strategies and procedures at the Commission;

ii) Initiating preparation of budgetary proposals to Government and addressing all matters raised by parliamentary oversight committees;

iii) Coordination of budget planning, implementation and analysing Medium Term Expenditure (MTEF) budget;

iv) Providing advisory services to the commission with regard to financial and accounting matters;

v) Providing advisory services to the Commission with regard to resource mobilization;

vi) Liaising with the Commission’s independent auditors to ensuring that all financial accounts and records meet Government’s, donor and other stakeholder requirements.

vii) Ensuring that there is timely adjustments of work plans to commensurate with the resources voted in the budget;

viii) Preparing monthly and quarterly expenditure forecast as a basis for discussion with treasury for release of funds;

ix) Initiating proposals and seeking funds for additional expenditures and re-allocation of voted funds;

x) Coordinating and designing the financial aspects for all donors’ contracts and agreements; and

xi) Preparing required financial reports for all contracts projects and programmes

How to Apply

i) Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirements to submit their applications together with :

  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae;
  • A copy of National Identity Card and
  • Fill in the employment form provided and attach Certified copies of Academic Certificates, Transcripts and any other relevant supporting documents. The form can be downloaded from the Commission’s website

ii) All applicants should attach a copy of the letter of appointment to their substantive post showing current position and salary;

iii) Applicants should submit three (3) names of referees one of which must be the current employer and their mobile telephone and e-mail contacts.

Please Note that:

i) The Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities, Youth, People from Marginalized groups and Minority communities who meet the requirements of the advertised job are especially encouraged to apply.

ii) The Commission does not ask for any money nor ask applicants to undergo medical examination.

iii) Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and will be required to provide clearance from KRA, CID, EACC, HELB and CRB

iv) It is a criminal offence for any applicant to provide false information and documents in the job application

v) Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

vi) A candidate who applies online must scan and attach all the required documents.

All applications should be addressed to:

The Commission Secretary/CEO
National Gender and Equality Commission
Solution Tech Building, Longonot Road, Upper Hill
P O Box 27512-00506

OR Email to:

Please clearly indicate the job reference number on the subject line and on the envelope.

To reach the Commission on or before 29th October, 2018.

Our Vision: A society free from all forms of inequality and discrimination

Our Mission: To promote gender equality and freedom from discrimination for all persons in Kenya

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Accounting and Finance
Updated: October 17, 2018 — 5:20 pm