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15 Dec 2022

Full-Time Jobs at Retirement Benefits Authority (12 Positions)

Retirement Benefits Authority – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Anywhere

Job Description

Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) is a regulatory body under the National Treasury, established under Retirement Benefits Act.

Assistant Director, Information Communications Technology (ICT)

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Assistant Director, Information Communications Technology (ICT) is responsible for providing ICT systems and services to enable the Authority in achieving its mandate while ensuring security of systems and data for business continuity.

Job Requirements

  1. A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: computer science, information systems or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  2. A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: computer science, information systems or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  3. Relevant professional qualification and membership to a professional body in good standing, where applicable;
  4. At least eight (8) years’ relevant work experience with at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory role;
  5. A certificate in a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  6. Professional ICT Certification will be an added advantage;
  7. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance;
  8. Proficiency in computer applications; and,
  9. Fulfil the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Job Specifications

  1. Coordinating the review, development and implementation of ICT strategies and policies at the Authority;
  2. Facilitating the protection of the Authority’s ICT infrastructure for business continuity;
  3. Coordinating the Automating of business processes;
  4. Initiating the development and implementation of ICT budget and ensuring prudent resource utilization;
  5. Participating in reviewing business plans to inform deployment and rollout of information technology systems, an enterprise resource management system, the Risk Based Supervision System, business intelligence, and other business relevant applications;
  6. Developing and implementing departmental work plans; budgets and timely Reports;
  7. Coordinating the review and development of quality management system and implementation of quality management systems audit recommendations;
  8. Supervising talent in the Department;
  9. Implementing Management resolutions and preparing progress reports; and,
  10. Monitoring and reporting on performance progress and risk mitigation activities.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Strategic thinking;
  2. Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;
  3. Excellent communication and reporting skills;
  4. Interpersonal and negotiation skills;
  5. Analytical skills; and,
  6. Team player.

Assistant Director, Corporate Communications

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Assistant Director, Corporate Communications is responsible for ensuring that the Authority achieves its corporate objectives through the development, implementation and evaluation of effective communication strategies.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines; communication, public relations, journalism or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines; communication, public relations, journalism or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Post graduate diploma in mass communication /public relations;
  4. At least eight (8) years’ relevant work experience with at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory role;
  5. Certificate in a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  6. Relevant professional qualification and membership to a professional body, in good standing, where applicable;
  7. Proficiency in Computer Applications; and,
  8. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Job Specifications

  1. Coordinating corporate and outreach events for the Authority;
  2. Managing media relations;
  3. Coordinating the development of corporate branding strategy;
  4. Coordinating the review, development and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures in Quality Management Systems;
  5. Developing, implementing and reporting on departmental work plan, risk mitigation, budget and procurement plan; and,
  6. Designing programs that promote a positive corporate image of the Authority.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Strategic thinking;
  2. Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;
  3. Excellent communication and reporting skills;
  4. Interpersonal and negotiation skills;
  5. Analytical skills; and,
  6. Team player.

Driver – 2 Positions

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Driver is responsible for providing safe and timely transport services.

Job Requirements

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum mean grade ‘D’ + or its equivalent;
  2. Valid Class BCE Driving License free from any endorsement;
  3. Certificate of Occupational Trade Test Grade III for drivers;
  4. A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the National Police Service;
  5. First-Aid certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology or any other recognized institution;
  6. Certificate of suitability trade test for drivers from the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing & Urban Development;
  7. Proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
  8. Fulfil the provisions of Chapter 6 of the Constitution;

Job Specifications

  1. Carrying out routine checks on the assigned vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems and tire pressure;
  2. Detecting and reporting the assigned vehicle’s defects on time and ensuring its cleanliness;
  3. Driving the assigned vehicle as authorized;
  4. Ensuring security and safety of the assigned vehicle on and off the road, as well as the passengers and goods therein;
  5. Maintaining a daily work ticket;
  6. Ensuring routine service and maintenance of the assigned vehicle;
  7. Timely reporting of accidents and follow up of police abstract; and
  8. Ensuring timely inspection and keeping up-to-date insurance documents for the assigned vehicle.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Communication and report writing skills;
  2. Interpersonal skills; and
  3. Team player.

Finance/Accounts Officer

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Finance and Accounts officer is responsible for prudent management of financial resources and reporting thereof within the existing legal and regulatory framework.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: commerce (accounting or finance option), business administration (accounting option), or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. At least CPA II or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  4. Certificate in computer proficiency from a recognized institution; and,
  5. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Job Specifications

  1. Assisting in the preparation of cheques and posting payments and receipts;
  2. Contacting clients about invoices and handling queries relating to accounts;
  3. Supporting the verification of payments and receipt vouchers and committal documents;
  4. Assisting in the movement and safe custody of cash;
  5. Supporting data capture, filing and maintaining ledgers;
  6. Maintaining financial records;
  7. Assisting in the preparation of budget estimates, accounts and management reports; and,
  8. Supporting audits and reconciliation.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Analytical skills;
  2. Excellent and communication and reporting skills;
  3. Interpersonal and negotiation skills; and
  4. Team player

Human Resource Officer

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Human Resource Officer is responsible for the development and implementation of human resource initiatives and processes.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: social sciences; human resource management, economics, sociology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. Diploma in Human Resource Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Professional membership with IHRM, Kenya and in good standing;
  4. At least four (4) years’ relevant work experience;
  5. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance
  6. Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and,
  7. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Job Specifications

  1. Assisting in development of human resource initiatives and systems (policies, regulations and standard operating procedures);
  2. Supporting the recruitment, preparation of job descriptions, posting advertisements and managing the staff recruitment process;
  3. Facilitates the onboarding of new hires;
  4. Assisting in the execution of training and development programs;
  5. Assisting in collecting and collating staff data on performance management processes;
  6. Assisting in records management on disciplinary matters and grievance handling at the workplace;
  7. Maintaining employee records (attendance reports, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) reports, leave, National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Registration of Employees, National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) PIN Certificate) in accordance to policy and labor laws; and,
  8. Assisting in implementing programs on Occupational Health and Safety at the workplace;

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Report and minute writing skills;
  2. Analytical skills;
  3. Communication and reporting skills;
  4. Interpersonal skills; and
  5. Team player

Librarian (Knowledge Management Officer)

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Librarian (Knowledge Management officer) is responsible for designing and managing a knowledge infrastructure to enable the Authority capture and share best practices.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Information Sciences or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. Proficiency in computer applications; and,
  3. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution;

Job Specifications

  1. Assisting in implementing a knowledge management framework for the Authority;
  2. Take care of the Authority’s Library;
  3. Liaising with users to implement knowledge management systems;
  4. Developing periodic research plans on knowledge management and uptake, scheduling implementation and preparation of reports;
  5. Assisting in developing and implementing processes for monitoring and evaluating knowledge management and uptake at the Authority; and
  6. Assisting in monitoring and reporting on performance progress and risk mitigation activities in the Section.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Innovative and analytical skills;
  2. communication and report writing skills;
  3. interpersonal skills; and
  4. Team player.

Legal Officer – 2 Posiitions

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Legal Officer is responsible for the provision of legal, compliance and governance advisory and Board secretariat services.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Laws degree;
  2. Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
  3. Admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  4. Current Practicing Certificate from the High Court of Kenya;
  5. Membership to the Law Society of Kenya in good standing;
  6. Proficiency in computer applications; and.
  7. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Job Specifications

  1. Supporting the reviewing of legislation and assisting in legal drafting;
  2. Assisting in the negotiation of contracts, leases, formal agreements and other legal instruments;
  3. Supporting the arbitration and settlement of disputes;
  4. Monitoring progress and recording information on pending and completed prosecutions and any enforcement actions;
  5. Carrying out field investigations to collect evidence and determine the extent of violations of the Retirement Benefits Act;
  6. Compiling data and information to support the amendment of retirement benefits legislation and statutory instruments;
  7. Assisting in the filing and prosecution of criminal cases when the violations warrant more severe action;
  8. Maintaining a record of all cases handled by external lawyers on behalf of the Authority;
  9. Assisting in the issue of briefs to external lawyers as approved; and
  10. Compiling reports of cases handled by external lawyers.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Proficiency in writing, communication and reporting skills
  2. Interpersonal skills; and
  3. Team player.

Market Conduct & Industry Development Officer

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Market Conduct and Industry Development Officer is responsible for protecting the interests of members and sponsors; and promoting the development of the retirement benefits sector.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelors Degree in any of the following: accounting, human resource management, marketing, communication, public relations or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  2. Proficiency in computer applications; and,
  3. Fulfil the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution

Job Specifications

  1. Participating in the development of guidelines for the protection of interests of members and sponsors in the retirement benefits industry;
  2. Participate in handling complaints and disputes arising from scheme members and other stakeholders and communicating decisions made;
  3. Participate in reviewing of statutory returns on governance compliance by schemes and service providers and compiling reports.
  4. Assisting in organizing stakeholder education sessions, establishing contacts with the stakeholder and trainers and facilitating at the training sessions;
  5. Keeping records of consumer protection, governance and stakeholder education programs.
  6. Participate in preparing information on consumer protection, governance and stakeholder education programs and processes for reporting on the Authority’s website, media reports and other information portals.
  7. Participate in the various outreach programs at the Huduma Centers.
  8. Ensuring records on consumer protection, governance and stakeholder education programme are kept and regularly updated; and,
  9. Writing reports on the consumer protection, governance and stakeholder education activities.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Strategic thinking and analytical skills;
  2. Communication and report writing skills;
  3. Interpersonal skills; and
  4. Team player.

Research, Strategy & Planning Officer

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Research, Strategy and Planning Officer is responsible for coordination, preparation and implementation of the strategic plan, performance contract, monitoring, evaluation, research and policy analysis.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: economics, statistics, mathematics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. Proficiency in computer applications; and,
  3. Fulfil the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution

Job Specifications

  1. Participating in identifying and reviewing Authority research needs;
  2. Participating in the formulation of research methodologies, conducting research and preparing position papers / reports;
  3. Assisting in the development of statistical information and supporting models related to industry projections, forecasting and impact analysis;
  4. Participate in publication and dissemination of research findings and outcomes.
  5. Participate in collecting, collating, analyzing and reporting of data required by relevant Government agencies;
  6. Participate in the preparation of working papers, reports and briefs designed to aid in the process of policy reviews and recommendations; and
  7. Monitoring and reporting on performance progress and risk mitigation activities.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Innovative thinking and analytical skills;
  2. Communication and report writing skills;
  3. Interpersonal skills; and
  4. Team player

Supervision Officer (Inspection & Enforcement) – 2 Positions

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Supervision Officer (Inspection & Enforcement) is responsible for review of scheme operations, inspection and enforcement of compliance.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: finance, law, economics, commerce, business administration, social security or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  2. Proficiency in computer applications; and,
  3. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

Job Specifications

  1. Participate in scheme inspections and preparation of reports;
  2. Participate in the review of scheme operations and make recommendations;
  3. Participate in scheme monitoring and reporting on execution of recommendations;
  4. Enforcing compliance;
  5. Collecting and collating scheme enquiries and making recommendations for Management action; and
  6. Participate in annual general meetings and other forums relating to the retirement benefits industry and preparing reports and action points for Management consideration.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Report and minute writing skills;
  2. Communication and reporting skills;
  3. Interpersonal skills; and
  4. Team player.

Supervision Officer (Scheme Risk Management & Actuarial Services) – 2 Positions

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Supervision Officer (Scheme Risk Management & Actuarial Services) is responsible for regular monitoring of scheme risks and actuarial services.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: finance, law, economics, commerce, business administration, social security or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  2. Proficiency in computer applications; and,
  3. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Job Specifications

  1. Participating in the review and analysis of statutory returns from service providers to assess performance by retirement benefits schemes and making appropriate recommendations;
  2. Participating in the review of retirement benefits scheme funding levels to establish financial soundness to inform management decisions and support regulatory and legislative actions;
  3. Participates in ensuring compliance by retirement benefits schemes in submitting statutory returns and carrying out reviews and risk analysis of statutory returns to assess performance by schemes and make appropriate recommendations;
  4. Participating in the inspection of retirement benefits schemes and service providers and recommending appropriate interventions;
  5. Participating in reviewing of amalgamations, transfers and restructures to ensure that retirement benefits schemes remain financially sound and member benefits are protected;
  6. Reviewing and advising trustees and members on issues relating to benefits computation;
  7. Participating in retirement benefits scheme annual general meetings and other forums relating to the retirement benefits industry and preparing reports and action points;
  8. Participating in the development of prudential guidelines for the retirement benefits industry;

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Report and minute writing skills;
  2. Communication and reporting skills;
  3. Interpersonal skills; and
  4. Team player.

Senior Supervision Assistant (Registration & Licensing)

  • Location; Nairobi

Job Purpose

The Senior Supervision Assistant (Registration & Licensing) is responsible for assisting in evaluation of applications for registration of retirement benefits schemes and licensing of service providers.

Job Requirements

  1. Diploma in any of the following disciplines: finance, law, economics, commerce, business administration, social security or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. At least four (4) years relevant work experience;
  3. Proficiency in computer applications; and,
  4. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Job Specifications

  1. Assisting in evaluation of applications for registration of retirement benefits schemes and licensing of service providers;
  2. Participating in due diligence of service providers to assess their suitability;
  3. Compiling lists of trustees for the purpose of vetting to determine their
  4. suitability;
  5. Assisting in the review of applications by employers to contract out of making Tier II contributions under the National Social Security Fund Act;
  6. Maintaining and updating the register of retirement benefits schemes and service providers.
  7. Assisting in the implementation of guidelines on retirement benefits scheme registration and service provider licensing; and
  8. Participating in retirement benefits scheme annual general meetings and other forums relating to the retirement benefits industry and preparing reports.

Key Competencies and Skills

  1. Report and minute writing skills;
  2. Communication and reporting skills;
  3. Interpersonal skills; and
  4. Team player.

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