KURA Director Corporate Services Job

JOB REF: KeRRA/DCS/03/2024
Job Description.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a dynamic corporate strategy that is able to deliver exemplary services and results as envisioned in the strategic plan;
  • Oversight role to the Authority on financial affairs, ICT, Human Resources and Public Affairs and Communication as well as advising on financial planning strategies and policies;
  • Oversee Development of the Authority’s budget and continuously monitor and evaluate its implementation;
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of the Authority’s Resources including Finances and Assets;
  • Ensure the provision of meaningful, accurate and prompt management accounts and reports to the Director General and the Board;
  • Negotiate with banks and donors for appropriate support;
  • Give oversight to the Authority’s human capital affairs, ensuring that the Authority has the right and sufficient human resource to meet its objectives;
  • Ensure that current and future space and other facility needs are provided for;
  • Provide oversight for effective records management operations;
  • Oversee training and performance management system in the Authority;
  • Participate in the development and review of the Institution’s strategic plan;
  • Ensuring compliance with labour laws, public, Public Financial Management Act, IPSAS and IFRS and ISO Standards;
  • Reviewing the Corporate Services business plans in line with the overall strategic objectives and government performance contract;
  • Overseeing operations of Human Resource Management and Administration, ICT, Public Affairs and Communication, and Finance & Accounting departments.

Person Specifications.

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Finance, ICT, Public Relations, Marketing or equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Master’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, ICT, Marketing or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized in Kenya;
  • A professional qualification in the relevant profession from a recognized institution
  • Registered member with a relevant professional body and in a good standing;
  • A valid practicing license from the Institute of Human Resource Management, where appropriate;
  • Valid certifications from the ICT Authority (ICTA), where appropriate;
  •  Valid certifications from the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK), where appropriate;
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), where applicable;
  • A minimum of twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) in a management position;
  • Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications; and
  • Demonstrated competence in work performance and results.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should email their duly signed application letter, updated curriculum vitae indicating names of at least three (3) professional referees, copies of academic and professional certificates certified by the issuing institutions and a copy of the national identification card or passport in PDF format to email jobs@kerra.go.ke with Job title and Job reference as the subject of the mail, on or before 27th March 2024. Please see below the detailed job descriptions and person specifications for the above listed job positions.

The application letter indicating the specific position and reference number should be addressed to:
The Director General
Kenya Rural Roads Authority
P.O Box 48151-00100
Nairobi, Kenya.

Candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of Leadership and Integrity set out in Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and shall be required to share the following documents together with their application letter:-

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Certificate of clearance from the Higher Education Loans Boards (HELB);
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);
  • Duly filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and
  • A clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

Please note that HARD COPY APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Rural Roads Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.