Assistant Commissioner Cooperatives – 5 Positions at Kakamega County

Assistant Commissioner Cooperatives – 5 Positions at Kakamega County

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Kakamega County is one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya. It borders Vihiga County to the south, Siaya County to the West, Bungoma County to the North and Nandi County to the East. The county covers an area of 3050.3 Km2 (Kakamega CDP, 2013). The altitude of the county is between 1,240 metres and 2,000 metres above sea level.

Assistant Commissioner, Cooperatives – 5 Positions

Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  • Provide technical advice in the area of specialization;
  • Advice on cooperative investments;
  • Analyze data for policy formulation;
  • Enforce compliance with cooperative legislation;
  • Carry out market research and disseminating research findings;
  • Promote value addition and processing;
  • Conduct cooperative banking inspections;
  • Undertake cooperative risk assessment; and
  • Prepare and evaluate cooperative activities and trends for promoting the cooperative movement.

Requirements for Appointment 
For appointment in to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • Served in the grade of Principal Cooperatives Officer, Job Group CPSB 06/’N’ or in a comparable position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Law, Cooperative Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Management and Organizational Development or Finance from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in Commerce, Business administration, Economics, Sociology, Law, Cooperative Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Management and Organizational Development from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Co-operative Management, Co-operative auditing, Marketing, Internal Auditing, or Finance qualification from a recognized institution
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OR

  • Certified Public Secretaries (CPS) Kenya Part III or Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Kenya Part III from a recognized institution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How to apply

PLEASE NOTE

  • All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the on-line form.
  • ALL Serving Officers in the County Public Service, MUST clearly indicate on the on-line form: –
    • The Payroll Number;
    • Date of first appointment;
    • Date of promotion to the current grade; and
    • Substantive designation and Job Group.
  • During interviews, shortlisted candidates will be required to produce the following original documents: National Identity Card; Academic and Professional Certificates; Current Payslip and Letter of Appointment/Promotion to the current grade.
  • The above positions are for serving officers on Permanent & Pensionable Terms of Service ONLY.

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 18th August, 2023 at 11.59 P.M.
N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. cpsb@kakamega.go.ke will be accepted.
Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.
PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address cpsb@kakamega.go.ke and phone number 0745888999 ONLY.

Assistant Commissioner Cooperatives – 5 Positions at Kakamega County
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