Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)
JOB TITLE: Constituency Election Coordinator
LOCATION (CONSTITUENCY): Baringo North, Yatta, Kirinyaga Central, Kacheliba, Wundanyi Ugunja, Mvita, Isiolo North, Pokot South, Suna East, Saboti, Rongo, Sigowet/Soin, Tigania East, Turkana Central, Sotik, Nambale, Laisamis, Samburu East, Kilgoris, Tetu, Kaiti, Mathioya, Turkana South, Chepalungu, Bura, Kitutu Masaba, Chesumei, Kieni, Mandera West
DIRECTORATE: Voter Registration and Electoral Operations
TERMS OF SERVICE: Permanent and Pensionable
Reporting to the Director Voter Registration through the respective County Election Managers, the Constituency Election Coordinator shall be responsible for all matters pertaining to administration of elections in their constituencies of deployment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Provide management support, develop and oversee the implementation of strategies, policies, plans and budgets at the constituency level while ensuring the alignment of these to the regional and overall Commission strategies;
b) Ensure that election operation activities at the constituency level comply with internal controls and budget restrictions;
c) Ensure provision of administrative support services at the constituency level including distribution of election materials, transport management, implementation of security policies and protocols and ensuring the safe custody of the Commission’s assets;
d) Be responsible for sound financial management and prudent use of all Commission funds at constituency level in line with Commission’s financial policies;
e) Liaise with the County Election Manager to implement training programmes for registration and election officials at the constituency level;
f) Identify, inspect suitable polling, nominations and tallying centers;
g) Liaise with regional administrative and security officials at the constituency level to ensure safety of Commission Assets;
h) Undertake the verification, compilation and revision of Constituency voter’s register as required by law from time to time;
i) Liaise with political parties with respect to elections and related activities;
j) Develop accountability measures, monitor the performance indicators at the constituency levels and ensure the timely preparation of periodic reports;
k) Be the Returning Officer during elections and the Voter Registration Officer during voter registration exercise;
l) Perform any other duties as assigned by the Commission.
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
a) Must have a minimum Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university;
b) Must have a minimum of Six (6) years working experience, two (2) of which must be at management level;
c) Must be a resident of the Constituency he/she is applying to be considered;
d) Should possess good negotiation, planning and coordination skills;
e) Proven experience in results-based management, monitoring and evaluation or managing election process is an added advantage;
f) Additional training, professional Qualifications and experience of fieldwork will be an advantage;
g) Must have good interpersonal and communication skills;
h) Must be a team player and possess good management and leadership skills;
i) Must be computer literate and possess good analytical skills;
j) Must be a person of undoubted integrity
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. (where applicable) and
g) Credit Reference Bureau Africa Ltd or Metropol Credit Reference Bureau.
Applications are strictly online.
Details, including job requirements are available on the Commission website, https://www.iebc.or.ke/iebcjobs
After completing online application, applicants are also required to submit hard copies of application letters, detailed CVs, academic certificates, testimonials, and ID/Passport to:
The Commission Secretary/CEO
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission,
15th floor Anniversary Towers,
P. O. Box 45371-00100,
Application deadline is on 29/01/2020 at midnight.
Canvassing will lead to disqualification of any applicant.