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Job Opportunties at Salaries and Remuneration Commission September, 2021

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Job Opportunties at Salaries and Remuneration Commission September, 2021

Job Grade: RL5
Directorate: Remuneration Services Department:
Reporting to: Principal Officer, Allowances and Benefits

Job purpose

To analyze data and information relating to allowances and benefits for public sector and make appropriate recommendations in line with the Commissions mandate

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Reviewing allowances and benefits for public sector;
  2. Collect and Collate data on Allowances and Benefits and recommend reviews as appropriate;
  3. Maintain an up to date data base on allowances and benefits;
  4. Analyze submissions on allowances and benefits from stakeholders and make appropriate recommendations;
  5. Undertake periodic reviews of pensionable pay to current and past holders of public offices and make recommendations on pensions to compensate for the rise in the cost of living;
  6. Conduct research on pension or gratuity payable in the public service by studying various pension
  7. laws in the public sector, identifying gaps and make appropriate recommendations;
  8. Respond to various pension and remuneration issues guided by SRC circulars and various existing guidelines;
  9. Review existing and new pension bills and Acts presented to the Commission for advice and make necessary recommendations;
  10. Analyze the impact of salary remuneration reviews on pension and make recommendations on its sustainability;
  11. Prepare and submit monthly reports to Supervisor;
  12. Provide feedback to enhance business processes and initiate process improvement to achieve operational excellence.
  13. Develop individual work plans, monitor own performance and seek requisite support to ensure delivery of agreed targets
  14. Adhere to budgetary allocation;
  15. Implement the functional risk management framework;

Qualifications and Personal Specifications

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (Economics, Statistics, Human Resources, Public Administration) or relevant field of study from a recognized university;
  2. Pension Trustees Development Programme Certificate or any other related field is an added advantage
  3. Post-graduate Diploma in Human Resources/ CHRP II/Law or in a related field;
  4. Relevant work experience of at least six (6) years in a reputable organization;

Key Competencies

  1. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
  2. Knowledge of public finance management principles and processes;
  3. Demonstrated competency and capability in handling pension matters.
  4. Demonstrated competency and capability in handling remuneration matters.
  5. Ability to deliver results in a complex and dynamic environment.
  6. Ability to identify customer needs and deliver service excellence.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge in relevant legislation and applicable standards.
  8. Excellent analytical and communication skills;
  9. Report writing and presentation skills
  10. Knowledge of the Public Service Policies and practices on remuneration;

Senior Officer – Allowances and Benefits

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience6 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit 

Job Grade: RL 5

Directorate: Remuneration Services Department:

Reporting to: Principal Officer, Allowances and Benefits

Job Description

Job purpose

To analyze data and information relating to allowances and benefits for public sector and make appropriate recommendations in line with the Commissions mandate

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Reviewing allowances and benefits for public sector;
  • Collect and Collate data on Allowances and Benefits and recommend reviews as appropriate;
  • Maintain an up to date data base on allowances and benefits;
  • Analyze submissions on allowances and benefits from stakeholders and make appropriate recommendations;
  • Undertake periodic reviews and make recommendations on pensions to compensate for the rise in the cost of living;
  • Analyze the impact of salary remuneration reviews on pension and make recommendations on its sustainability;
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports to Supervisor;
  • Provide feedback to enhance business processes and initiate process improvement to achieve operational excellence.
  • Develop individual work plans, monitor own performance and seek requisite support to ensure delivery of agreed targets
  • Adhere to budgetary allocation;
  • Implement the functional risk management framework;

Qualifications and Personal Specifications

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (Economics, Statistics, Human Resources, Public Administration) or relevant field of study from a recognized university;
  2. Pension Trustees Development Programme Certificate or any other related field is an added advantage
  3. Post-graduate Diploma in Human Resources/ CHRP II/Law or in a related field;
  4. Relevant work experience of at least six (6) years in a reputable organization;
  5. Membership to relevant professional body

Key Competencies

  1. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
  2. Knowledge of public finance management principles and processes;
  3. Demonstrated competency and capability in handling remuneration matters.
  4. Ability to deliver results in a complex and dynamic environment.
  5. Ability to identify customer needs and deliver service excellence.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge in relevant legislation and applicable standards.
  7. Excellent analytical and communication skills;
  8. Report writing and presentation skills
  9. Knowledge of the Public Service Policies and practices on remuneration;

Senior Officer – Research and Compliance

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Data Science / Research 

Job Grade: RL 5

Directorate: Remuneration Services Department:

Reporting to: Principal Officer, Research and Compliance

Job Description

Job purpose

The job purpose is to undertake relevant research for Commission advisory and conducting compliance, monitoring and evaluation analysis for fulfilment of the Commission’s mandate

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Implement research strategy and specific research assignments;
  2. Support research that will facilitate implementation of policies and procedures established by the Commission.
  3. Undertaking relevant analysis and Remuneration and benefits;
  4. Collecting and collating data on various remuneration and benefits advisories to facilitate tracking and reporting on their impact;(v) Assemble macro and micro data related to remuneration and benefits to enable decisions, policy choices and advisories;
  5. Carry out monitoring and evaluation processes to determine level of compliance to Commission’s advisories;
  6. Make follow ups on benchmarking recommendations from relevant country/institutional comparators
  7. Update research data base of remuneration and benefits;
  8. Provide feedback to enhance business processes and initiate process improvement to achieve operational excellence.
  9. Develop individual work plans, monitor own performance and seek requisite support to ensure delivery of agreed targets
  10. Adhere to budgetary allocation;
  11. Demonstrate behaviour aligned to the Commission’s values;

Minimum Qualifications and Personal Specifications

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following discipline: Economics, Statistics, or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
  2. Proven relevant experience of at least six (6) years, in a reputable organisation.
  3. Membership to a relevant professional body;

Key Competencies

  1. Meets requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
  2. Conversant with Public Service Policies and practices on remuneration systems.
  3. Good understanding of the Kenyan labour laws.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge experience in both quantitative and qualitative research methods; monitoring and evaluation.
  5. Demonstrated practical knowledge of economics/econometrics, statistical analysis, public finance management principles and processes;
  6. Ability to work under pressure/deadlines.
  7. Have strong analytical, verbal and written skills.
  8. Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  9. Must be a team player.

Senior Officer- System Developer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 6 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: ICT / Computer 

Job Grade: RL5
Directorate: Corporate Services Department: ICT
Reporting to: Head of ICT Job Type:

Job Description

Job purpose

This position reports to the Head of Information, Communication and Technology and is responsible for designing, developing, operationalizing and implementing computer software’s that are robust, reliable and secure in order to meet the organizational requirements of the Commission. This position is also responsible for managing, securing and taking care of the database system and easily accessible as needed.

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Collaborating with management, departments and stakeholders to identify end-user requirements and specifications
  2. Designing algorithms and flowcharts to create new software programs and systems
  3. Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)
  4. Ensure new and legacy applications meet quality standard
  5. Producing efficient and elegant code based on requirements
  6. Testing and deploying programs and applications
  7. Integrate software components and third-party programs
  8. Troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining and improving existing software
  9. Compiling and assessing user feedback to improve software performance
  10. Observing user feedback to recommend improvements to existing software products
  11. Developing technical documentation to guide future software development projects
  12. Responsible for the digitization of Commission business processes
  13. Identifying opportunities that can improve efficiency of business processes.
  14. Collaborate with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new applications
  15. Use tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired application
  16. Analyzing data contained in the corporate database and identify data integrity issues with existing and proposed systems and implement solutions.
  17. Investigating and resolving application functionality related issues, and troubleshoot application issues on existing systems.
  18. Assisting in the creation of the system design and functional specifications for all new development projects, writing technical procedures and documentation for the
  19. applications including operations, user guide, etc.
  20. Design interfaces to improve user experience
  21. Liaise with Product development team to plan new features
  22. Provide training and support to users
  23. Research and suggest new products, applications and protocols
  24. Verify and deploy programs and systems
  25. Gather and address technical and design requirements
  26. Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  27. Create technical documentation for reference and reporting
    1. Troubleshoot and debug to optimize performance
    2. Collaborate with the development team to implement updates, upgrades, and patches to Commission website in a timely manner to limit loss of service.
    3. Providing day to day technical support to end users to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery to the Commission
    4. Demonstrate behaviours aligned to the commission’s values
    5. Provide feedback to enhance business processes and initiate process improvement to achieve operational excellence.
    6. Develop individual work plans, monitor own performance and seek requisite support to ensure delivery of agreed targets.
    7. Demonstrate behaviours aligned to the Commission’s values and take ownership
    8. Identify learning interventions and drive self-development.
    9. Any other relevant duties

Qualification and Personal Specification/profile:

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology from a recognized university
  2. Certifications in Software/Web Development and any additional relevant ICT certifications
  3. Membership to relevant professional body
  4. Six (6) years of service in a comparable position from a reputable organization

Key Competencies

  1. Experience in Software/Web development applications
  2. Technical Knowledge in software/web development and database administration
  3. Experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation and database management
  4. Good background in database design and development
  5. Strong project management skills with effective results focus within an information systems environment
  6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  7. High level of integrity
  8. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
  9. Knowledge in professional standards
  10. Ability to identify customer needs, develop service standards and deliver service excellence
  11. High level of integrity and Interpersonal skills
  12. Ability to deliver results in a complex and dynamic envi

Method of Application

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications indicating their current salary together with detailed Curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials.

Shortlisted candidates MUST present and fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing original copies of the following documents during interviews;

  1. A valid tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  2. A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI);
  3. A valid Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
  4. A valid Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) (Must provide certificate or report)

Application to be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked at the top “Application for the position of……” and delivered to:

The Commission Secretary
Salaries and Remuneration Commission
Williamson House 6th Floor
4th Ngong Avenue
P.O. Box 43126 – 00100
NAIROBI

To be received on or before 27th September, 2021

Salaries and Remuneration Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified candidates from minority, marginalized groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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