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25 May 2022

Full-Time Jobs at Public Service Commission Kenya (7 Positions)

Public Service Commission Kenya – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948; Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments;

Deputy Director -Petroleum Environmental Analysis

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Assistant Director, Petroleum Environmental Analysis, CSG 7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Environment, Environmental Science, Environmental Geology, Environmental Management, Natural Management or its equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Certificate in Health, Safety and Environmental related to petroleum or its equivalent qualification lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution in Kenya;
  • demonstrated outstanding professional competence and managerial ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • thorough understanding of national goals, policies and objectives and ability to relate them to petroleum function and aspirations of Vision 2030

Duties and responsibilities at this level include:-

  • supervising implementation of petroleum environmental policies, strategies and procedures;
  • directing stakeholders on compliance with Health Safety and Environmental
  • (HSE) policies, environmental regulations and other relevant Health Safety and Environmental legislation on oil and gas;
  • ensuring mitigating measures are in place to counter the negative impact of oil and operations;
  • coordinating the development of oil and gas HSE guidelines;
  • coordinating oil and gas HSE audits;
  • collaborating with environmental, health and safety agencies, regulators and other stakeholders in environmental conservation and protection;
  • ensuring compliance with HSE legislations and regulations;
  • networking with relevant Agencies on the review of Environmental and Social impact Assessment Reports related to oil and gas operations; and
  • coordinating research on HSE issues affecting oil and gas

Others

  • Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.99,900 – Ksh.169,140 p.m. (CSG 6)
  • House Allowance: Ksh.20,000 – Ksh.50,000 p.m. (Depending on duty station)
  • Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16,000 p.m.
  • Leave Allowance: As provided in the Civil Service
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
  • Medical Cover: As provided by the Government
  • Terms of Service: Permanent /Local Agreement

Deputy Director -Petroleum Economic Analysis

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Assistant Director, Petroleum Economic Analysis, CSG 7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Economics and Mathematics, Economics and Statistics, Petroleum Economics or its equivalent from a recognized university in Kenya;
  • a certificate in any of the following disciplines: Petroleum Economic Modelling, Petroleum Project Economic and Risk Analysis, Petroleum Supply Chain Management, Petroleum taxation or any other related course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • demonstrated outstanding professional competence and managerial ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • thorough understanding of national goals, policies and objectives and ability to relate them to petroleum function and aspirations of Vision 2030

Duties and responsibilities at this level include:-

  • formulating, monitoring and evaluating policies, programmes and strategies to ensure security supply of petroleum products;
  • superintending implementation of petroleum fuels supply chain monitoring systems;
  • establishing petroleum fuels supply chain monitoring systems to ensure security of supply and efficient distribution of petroleum products;
  • coordinating various agencies involved in oil imports and scheduling of various petroleum vessels in terminals;
  • ensuring optimal utilization of petroleum handling and storage facilities;
  • advising on the trend of domestic consumption of petroleum products;
  • coordinating economic modelling and forecasting;
  • supervising project planning and appraisal;
  • reviewing petroleum projects proposals on oil and gas;
  • assessing demand and supply projections of petroleum products;
  • ensuring operational petroleum stocks and build-up in the supply and distribution system economic evaluation on opportunities in exploration, development and production in oil and gas;
  • supervising prefeasibility and feasibility studies on oil and gas; and coordinating research on economics of oil and gas.

Others

  • Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.99,900 – Ksh.169,140 p.m. (CSG 6)
  • House Allowance: Ksh.20,000 – Ksh.50,000 p.m. (Depending on duty station)
  • Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16,000 p.m.
  • Leave Allowance: As provided in the Civil Service
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
  • Medical Cover: As provided by the Government
  • Terms of Service: Permanent /Local Agreement

Deputy Director -Petroleum Communication and Marketing

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Assistant Director, Petroleum Communication and Marketing, CSG 7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Journalism, Mass Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, International Relations,
  • Communication and Media or its equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Membership to either Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK), Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) or any other relevant professional body;
  • a Certificate in Oil and Gas Management Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution in Kenya;
  • demonstrated professional competence and managerial ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • thorough understanding of national goals, policies and objectives and ability to relate them to petroleum function and aspirations of Vision 2030

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • supervising formulation, interpretation and implementation of communications and marketing policies, strategies and programmes for petroleum exploration;
  • coordinating public engagement on matters related to oil and gas operations, communications and marketing systems;
  • ensuring development of a communications and marketing framework in oil and gas operations;
  • coordinating benchmarking on innovative communication and marketing trends that are relevant in the oil and gas sector;
  • overseeing research in petroleum communications and marketing in line with the best oil and gas industry practices;
  • assessing the impact of emerging communications and marketing trends in oil and gas sector;
  • liaising with relevant stakeholders in information sharing on oil and gas operations;
  • participation in negotiations on CSR programmes to be undertaken by the oil companies;
  • overseeing the implementation and evaluating the CSR programmes as undertaken by oil companies;
  • liaising with stakeholders on Corporate Social Responsibility projects;
  • supervising development of CSR, policies and ensuring compliance with existing law on oil and gas, ethical standards, national and international norms relating to CSR programmes;
  • increasing stakeholder trust through positive public communication programmes;
  • encouraging consumers, employees, investors, communities and other stakeholders to make a positive impact within the environment where oil and gas operations exist

Others

  • Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.99,900 – Ksh.169,140 p.m. (CSG 6)
  • House Allowance: Ksh.20,000 – Ksh.50,000 p.m. (Depending on duty station)
  • Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16,000 p.m.
  • Leave Allowance: As provided in the Civil Service
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
  • Medical Cover: As provided by the Government
  • Terms of Service: Permanent /Local Agreement

Deputy Director – Petroleum Audit and Risk Analysis

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Assistant Director, Petroleum Audit and Risk Analysis, CSG 7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting option or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option) or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Part III of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination or Part III of the Association for Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution in Kenya;
  • a Certified Information System Auditors (C.I.S.A);
  • be registered with any of the following professional bodies: Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Institute of Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) or Institute of Systems and Control Association (ISACA);
  • a Certificate in any of the following disciplines: upstream auditing certification; Petroleum auditing; oil and gas management, international oil and gas accounting lasting not less than two (2) weeks or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution in Kenya;
  • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and managerial ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • thorough understanding of national goals, policies and objectives and ability to relate them to petroleum function and aspirations of Vision 2030.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • formulating petroleum audit policies, strategies and procedures to guide petroleum audit function;
  • recommending adjustments resulting from petroleum audit of recoverable costs and contractors accounts;
  • ensuring the execution of oil and gas audit work plans;
  • providing advisory support in preparation of audit reports;
  • developing and reviewing of risk assessment framework;
  • developing and reviewing audit techniques and procedures on petroleum functions;
  • providing advice on audit queries;
  • ensuring timely submission of audited reports; and developing audit plans.

Others

  • Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.99,900 – Ksh.169,140 p.m. (CSG 6)
  • House Allowance: Ksh.20,000 – Ksh.50,000 p.m. (Depending on duty station)
  • Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16,000 p.m.
  • Leave Allowance: As provided in the Civil Service
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
  • Medical Cover: As provided by the Government
  • Terms of Service: Permanent /Local Agreement

Senior Principal-Superintending Inspector of Explosives

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:

  • have served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Chief Superintending Inspector of Explosives, CSG 7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • have a Bachelor of Science Degree in any of the following fields: Explosives Science/Engineering, Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental
  • Science/Engineering and Physical Science with topics in Atomic Science, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, Thermodynamics/Thermal Physics, Electrodynamics or Mechanics or its equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • have a certificate in Investigation and Prosecution from a recognized institution;
  • have a certificate in Rock Blasting Techniques from a recognized institution;
  • have practical knowledge and experience in safe handling and disposal of explosives to specified standards; and
  • be well versed with both local and international guidelines for the safe use of explosives.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will head Quality Assurance, Environmental Management or Licensing Section in Explosives Division. Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • liaising with relevant environmental agency in the approval of Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit reports on explosives development programs;
  • identifying and listing all projects and programs that require an environmental assessment;
  • chairing the Commission of Enquiry set up under Section 16 of the Explosives Act;
  • planning yearly activities in the section and ensuring implementation;
  • coordinating all activities in the section;
  • organizing how deteriorated explosives will be disposed off;
  • monitoring and evaluating the performance of staff in the section to achieve conformity to set standards; and
  • guiding and supervising staff in the section to achieve set targets

Others

  • Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.99,900 – Ksh.169,140 p.m. (CSG 6)
  • House Allowance: Ksh.20,000 – Ksh.50,000 p.m. (Depending on duty station)
  • Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16,000 p.m.
  • Leave Allowance: As provided in the Civil Service
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
  • Medical Cover: As provided by the Government
  • Terms of Service: Permanent /Local Agreement

Assistant Director-Petroleum Legal and Compliance

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Principal Petroleum Legal and Compliance Officer CSG 8 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • a Degree in Bachelors of Law (LLB) from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Diploma in Law from the Council of Legal Education;
  • been an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • a Valid Practising Certificate from Law Society of Kenya;
  • a Certificate in Petroleum Law lasting not less than two (2) weeks or its equivalent
  • qualification from a recognized institution in Kenya; and
  • demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • ensuring petroleum legal framework is aligned to the constitution and other related statutes;
  • liaising with relevant stakeholders on oil and gas on legal matters;
  • ensuring compliance with statutory petroleum legislations and policies;
  • assessing and reviewing contracts and agreements in line with existing legal framework;
  • undertaking research on petroleum related legal developments;
  • implementation and review of policy guidelines and regulation on petroleum legal developments;
  • providing advice on legal aspects of oil and gas policies and standards;
  • interpreting and implementing court orders, judgements, rulings, arbitration awards and other court documents in liaison with the State Law Office;
  • issuing instructions in litigation and arbitration proceedings relating to oil and gas where necessary;
  • providing legal guidance for licensing and acquisition of oil and gas exploration blocks;
  • ensuring proper execution of legal documentation on petroleum operations;
  • developing legal mechanisms for contractual management of petroleum agreements;
  • ensuring compliance with legal obligations and regulatory requirements pertaining to oil and gas;
  • conducting due diligence on upstream, midstream and downstream legal transactions;

Others

  • Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.87,360 – Ksh.121,430 p.m. (CSG 7)
  • House Allowance: Ksh.16,800 – Ksh.45,000 p.m. (Depending on duty station)
  • Commuter Allowance: Ksh.12,000 p.m.
  • Leave Allowance: As provide in the Civil Service
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
  • Medical Cover: As provided by the Government
  • Terms of Service: Permanent /Local Agreement

Assistant Director-Cartography

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Principal Cartographer, CSG 8 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public
  • service or private sector;
  • a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Philosophy in Technology (Geo-informatics/ Geo-informatics and Information Technology), Technology in Geo-informatics, Technology in Geomatics, Geo-spatial Engineering, Land Surveying and Photogrammetry, Geomatics, Geomatic Engineering or its
  • equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • membership to Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK); and
  • demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capacity

Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • researching and initiating new Cartographic techniques and assessing human capacity development needs in line with the changing professional demands;
  • verifying drawing of survey and deed plans, registry index maps, boundary schedules and preliminary index diagrams;
  • verifying topographical base maps;
  • checking the National Gazetteer;
  • supervising map design and revision of base maps from aerial imageries;
  • analyzing and processing geospatial data;
  • maintaining and updating mapping records;
  • controlling map dissemination; and overseeing servicing and maintenance of Cartographic equipment and quality control of Cartographic data sets produced by both public and private organizations

Others

  • Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.87,360 – Ksh.121,430 p.m. (CSG 7)
  • House Allowance: Ksh.16,800 – Ksh.45,000 p.m. (Depending on duty station)
  • Commuter Allowance: Ksh.12,000 p.m.
  • Leave Allowance: As provide in the Civil Service
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
  • Medical Cover: As provided by the Government
  • Terms of Service: Permanent /Local Agreement

How to Apply

Please Note:
  • Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  • Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
  • Applications should reach the Commission on or before 13th June, 2022 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).
Interested and qualified? Go to Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) on www.psckjobs.go.ke to apply

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