The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is an independent Constitutional Commission established under Article 88 of the Constitution of Kenya.
The Commission is responsible for conducting or supervising referenda and elections to any elective body or office established by the constitution and any other elections as prescribed by an Act of Parliament.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is committed to upholding national values and principles of governance as enshrined in Article 10 and the values and principles of public service in Article 232(1) and (2) of the Constitution. These values and principles are fundamental to the mandate of IEBC in ensuring credible, transparent, free and fair elections.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) seeks to recruit dynamic, competent and result-oriented individuals to fill the following vacant positions:
Job Title: Director, Human Resource and Administration
Location: Headquarters – Nairobi
Directorate: Directorate of Human Resources and Administration
Terms of Service: 5 Years Contract
Reporting to the Deputy Commission Secretary / CEO the Director Human Resource and Administration shall be responsible for all matters pertaining to human resources, administration, training and development, security and fleet management in the Commission.
Duties and Responsibilities
a) Develop and ensure the implementation of human resource and administration strategies are in line with the Commission’s strategy;
b) Coordinate the review of the Secretariat’s organization structure and provide strategic advice on its appropriateness with regard to effectiveness and efficiency;
c) Participate in the electoral reforms with regard to human resources including developing and overseeing the implementation of appropriate change initiative;
d) Advice the Commission on facilities management including a disposal policy and procedures;
e) Develop accountability structures to monitor the performance of the Human Resource and Administration Departments;
f) Oversee the development of Human Resource plans in coordination with other directorates and departments;
g) Oversee the development of appropriate administration structure to ensure effective and efficient service delivery and value for money;
h) Ensure the Commission is adequately resourced by professional and competent personnel by implementing sound talent sourcing and retention programmes;
i) Advice other directorate in the Commission on procedures and systems for recruitment and training of their officers;
j) Develop and inculcate a culture of performance management in the whole Commission;
k) Participate in management meeting and advice other directorates on matters human resource and administration;
l) Ensure the development and implementation of a fleet management system of the Commission;
m) Oversee the maintenance and safe custody of the Commission’s equipment and facilities;
n) Oversee construction of new office facilities and warehouse;
o) Ensure the development of capacity building plan, career progression paths in the Commission;
Requirements for Appointment
a) Master’s degree in Human Resource Management;
b) Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource, Business Administration or Social Sciences from a recognized institution;
c) Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management;
d) Must be a member of Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) with valid practicing certificate;
e) Fifteen (15) years of relevant post graduate experience in Human Resource Management; five (5) of which must be in senior management position in a large reputable organization, preferably in a public sector;
f) Certification in Strategic Leadership Development Program (SLDP) from Kenya School of Government will be an added advantage;
g) Proficiency in computer use and applications; h) Demonstrated outstanding professional competence in Human Resource Management and leadership; and i) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Shortlisted applicants shall be required to avail clearances from the following institutions as they appear for interview;
a) Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
b) Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI);
c) Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
d) Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP);
e) Higher Education Loans Board;
f) Professional bodies (where applicable) to which the applicant is a member e.g. LSK, IHRM, KISM, ICPAK, AAK, IEK etc. and
g) Credit Reference Bureau Africa Ltd or Metropol Credit Reference Bureau.
All shortlisted applicants may be subjected by the Commission to a security clearance by National Intelligence Service (NIS).
Applications are strictly online.
Details, including job requirements are available on the Commission website, https://www.iebc.or.ke/iebcjobs
After completing this Online application, you are also required to submit physical copies of your
(i) updated curriculum vitae;
(ii) certified copies of academic certificates;
(iii) certified copies of transcripts;
(v) clearance certificates,
to IEBC Head Offices at Anniversary Towers, 15th floor Registry, Nairobi.
The Commission Secretary/CEO
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission,
15th floor Anniversary Towers,
P. O. Box 45371-00100,
Application deadline is on 28/03/2019 at 5:00pm.
Canvassing will lead to disqualification of any applicant.