Over 71 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya – MSEA

Legal Officer


Ref. No: MSEA-41/7/2019
Job Grade MSEA 6
Responsibilities
·          Preparing and reviewing legal documents/instruments;
·          Preparing legal opinions and preparing legal briefs;
·          Drafting legal documents, leases and contracts;

·          Undertaking research on specific legal areas;
·          Identifying issues and areas for legal policy formulation and review;
·          Ensuring compliance with the policy, legal requirements and provisions in all the undertakings of the MSEA;
·          Advising the MSEA on all legal matters;
·          Representing the MSEA in litigations and other legal matters;
·          Safeguarding the interest of the MSEA in all legal matters;
·          Liaising with the Office of the Attorney General on legal matters;
·          Coordinating the implementation of work plans and performance management;
·          Ensuring safe custody of MSEA’s legal documents and records.
Qualifications
·          Have Bachelor’s degree in Laws (LLB) from a recognized institution;
·          Have Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
·          Have a certificate in Senior Management or Management lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
·          Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya; and
·          Proficiency in computer applications.

ICT Assistant
Ref. No: MSEA 40/7/2019
MSEA Grade 8
Responsibilities
This is the entry grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
·          Designing, coding, testing and implementing computer programs;
·          Maintaining support systems and training of users;
·          Repairing Information Communication Technology equipment and associated peripherals;
·          Receiving and installing Information Communication Technology equipment;
·          Configuring new Information technology equipment.
Qualifications
·          Diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

ICT Officer
Ref. No: MSEA-39/7/2019
MSEA Grade 7
Responsibilities
·          The development of hardware and software specifications;
·          Developing and implementing of ICT policy and regulatory framework at MSEA;
·          Undertaking upgrading of software;
·          Updating and keeping inventory on Information Communication Technology activities;
·          Designing, recommending and evaluating systems;
·          Implementing, maintaining and documenting standards of systems;
·          Maintaining support systems and training of users;
·          Repairing and maintaining of Information Communication Technology equipment and associated peripherals;
·          Providing advisory services to all departments in MSEA on matters related to ICT in MSEA
Qualifications
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Computer Science/Information Technology ,Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Physics, Business Information Technology or its equivalent qualification from recognized institution;
·          A Diploma in computer science or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

Customer Relations Assistant
Ref. No: MSEA-38/7/2019
Job Grade MSEA 8
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
·          Maintaining daily record of visitors details;
·          Taking charge of the reception desk;
·          Maintaining good ambience in the reception area;
·          Responding to visitors queries;
·          Recording and confirming visitors appointments;
·          Receiving, guiding and directing visitors to designated offices and areas;
·          Issuing passes to visitors.
Qualifications
·          Served in the grade of Customer Relations Assistant II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·          Certificate in any of the following disciplines:- Customer Service, Public Relations, Communication, Management, Front Office or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution;
·          Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

Corporate Communications Officer
Ref. No: MSEA-37/7/2019
Job Grade MSEA 7
Responsibilities
An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
·          Participating in organizing public events;
·          Preparing media briefs and speeches;
·          Collecting information for the preparation of the Authority’s newsletter and supplements;
·          Collecting data for developing proposals for sourcing appropriate media to disseminate information on activities of the Authority;
·          Preparing radio and television infomercials.
Qualifications
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public Communication, Public Relations, Mass Communication, Journalism or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·          Proficiency in computer application.

Corporate Communications
Ref. No: MSEA-36/7/2019
Job Grade MSEA 4
Responsibilities
·          Developing communication strategies;
·          Coordinating the preparation of speeches, media briefs and newsletters;
·          Developing corporate materials and branding;
·          Providing media services;
·          Coordinating the preparation and placement of radio and television infomercials;
·          Preparing and organizing forums where policies, programmes and projects are propagated and promoted;
·          Documenting the events through video, photography and press cuttings;
·          And analyzing articles in the media pertaining to the Authority and making appropriate recommendations.
Qualifications
·          Minimum experience of Eight (8) years working experience as a Public Communication officer in Public Service or in a comparable position, three (3) of which should be at middle level management;
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public Communication, Public Relations, Mass Communication, Journalism or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
·          Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public Communication, Public Relations, Mass Communication, Journalism or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Been registered as a member by the relevant professional Body;
·          Have a strategic management course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution
·          Proficiency in computer application;
·          Demonstrated professional ability, initiative and competence in organizing and directing work.

Supply Chain Management Assistant
Ref. No: MSEA- 13/5/2019
Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
·          Maintaining security and safe custody of stores;
·          Undertaking procurement and storage activities;
·          Issuing and rationing of stores;
·          Making recommendations for disposal of unserviceable stores.
Qualifications
·          A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C- (minus) with a minimum of C- in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; and
·          Diploma in Supply Chain Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·          Proficiency in computer applications.

Supply Chain Management Officer
Ref. No: MSEA-34/7/2019
MSEA Grade 7
Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.
·          Implementing existing supplies regulations, procedures and system;
·          Recommending disposal of unserviceable stores;
·          Compiling procurement plans;
·          Sourcing for suppliers;
·          Conducting stock control, stock taking and stock audit;
·          Implementing of e-procurement strategies.
Qualifications
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Supply Chain Management, Commerce (Supplies Management option), Procurement or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·          Proficiency in computer applications.


Assistant Director Supply Chain
Ref. No: MSEA-33/7/2019
MSEA Grade 5
Responsibilities
·          Supervising staff in the unit;
·          Initiating preparation of estimates of expenditure on supplies and services;
·          Preparing procurement plans and inventory control;
·          Reviewing up-dating, interpreting and implementing existing supply chain regulations, procedures and systems;
·          Sourcing for suppliers;
·          Estimating value of goods and services by soliciting for multiple quotations from reliable and competitive suppliers in line with prescribed regulations;
·          Coordinating and participating in procurement negotiations with suppliers and vendors;
·          Preparing purchase orders and obtaining authorized signatures;
·          Monitoring and evaluating the delivery and quality of approved supplies; assisting in preparation of MSEA strategic plans;
·          Receiving goods and supplies and verify information on delivery notes and supply requisitions in order to establish the accuracy of orders;
·          Coordinating and validating disposal of unserviceable stores;
·          Implementing e-procurement strategies.
Qualifications
·          Served in the grade of Senior Supply Chain Management Officer or in a comparable position in public/private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Supply Chain Management, Commerce (Supplies Management option), Procurement or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Supply Chain Management, Commerce (Supplies Management option), Procurement or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
·          Membership to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies, Kenya Institute of Supplies Management or any other recognized institution;
·          Certificate in computer application from a recognized institution; and
·          Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

Human Capital Management & Development
Ref. No: MSEA – 26/7/2019
MSEA Grade 7
Responsibilities
An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
·          Implementing human capital decisions within existing rules, regulations and procedures;
·          Verifying leave balances;
·          Preparing agenda for MSEA’s Human Capital Advisory Committee;
·          Participating in collection, collation and analysis of human resource management and development data;
·          Verifying information relating to recruitment, appointment and transfer;
·          Capturing payroll/complement data.
Qualifications
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Social Sciences such as Human Capital Management/Human Resource Management, Public Administration/ Business Management, Sociology, Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university/institution;
·          Certificate in Human Capital/resource management from a recognized institution; and
·          Certificate in Computer applications.

Human Capital & Administration
Ref. No MSEA-25/7/2019
MSEA Grade 5
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail processing staff benefits and claims;
·          Interpreting and implementing Human Capital Development policies, laws, regulations, procedures and systems;
·          Making proposals on human capital planning and succession management;
·          Participating in collection, collation and analysis of human resource management and development data;
·          Analyzing human resource management and development issues;
·          Monitoring the implementation and effectiveness of Human Resource Management and development policies, guidelines and procedures in MSEA;
·          Coordinating in-service training programmes and workshops for MSEA;
·          Analyzing training projections MSEA staff; and analyzing staff performance and Career progression and making appropriate recommendations.
Qualifications
·          Served as a Human Capital and Development Officer for a minimum period of seven (7) years three (3) of which should be at middle level management in public service or in a comparable position;
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Social Sciences such as Human Capital Management/Human Resource Management, Public Administration/ Business Management, Sociology, Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university/institution;
·          Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Social Sciences such as Human Capital Management/Human Resource Management, Public Administration/ Business Management, Sociology, Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university/institution;
·          Membership to a professional body such as IPM, KIM, IPS, IHRM, AAPAM, KAPAM or any other recognized professional body/association;
·          Certificate in Human Capital from a recognized institution; and
·          Proficiency in computer application; and
·          Demonstrated integrity, professional competence and management capabilities as reflected in work performance and results.

Records Management Officer
Ref. No: MSEA- 45/7/2019
MSEA Grade 7
Responsibilities
·          Filing and marking letters for action;
·          Renewing file covers;
·          Updating and maintaining up to date file movement records;
·          Ensuring security of files and documents;
·          Ensuring receipt and proper dispatch of mails and maintaining related registers;
·          Preparing disposal schedules;
·          Initiating appraisal and disposal of files and documents.
Qualifications
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Records Management, Information Management, Library Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Certificate in computer application.

Assistant Director Human Capital & Administration
Ref. No: MSEA-48/7/2019
MSEA Grade 4
Responsibilities
·          Supervising staff in the unit;
·          Coordinating the implementation of human capital strategies, policies and programmes/work plans;
·          Establishing and managing an efficient and effective, professional and sustainable human capital system;
·          Overseeing and managing performance management and incentive systems;
·          Analyzing the utilization of human capitals in MSEA and advising on proper deployment;
·          Coordinating, monitoring and evaluating staff training and development programmes;
·          Ensuring implementation of computerized human capitals management infrastructure;
·          Managing all industrial relations issues safeguarding organization’s assets;
·          Ensuring cleaning of offices and compound.
Qualifications
·          Served as an Assistant Director, Human Capital and Development or in a comparable position in public/private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Social Sciences such as Human Capital Management/Human Resource Management, Public Administration/ Business Management, Sociology, Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university/institution;
·          Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Social Sciences such as Human Capital Management/Human Resource Management, Public Administration/ Business Management, Sociology, Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university/institution;
·          Attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme/ Management Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
·          Membership to a professional body such as IPM, KIM, IPS, IHRM, AAPAM, KAPAM or any other recognized professional body/association;
·          Certificate in Human Capital from a recognized institution; and
·          Proficiency in computer application; and
·          Demonstrated integrity, professional competence and management capabilities as reflected in work performance and results

Driver I
Ref. No: MSEA- 42/7/2019
MSEA Grade 8
Responsibilities
·          Driving a vehicle as authorized;
·          Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure etc.;
·          Detecting and’ reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
·          Maintenance of work tickets for vehicle(s) assigned;
·          Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road;
·          Overseeing safety of the passengers and/or goods therein;
·          Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.
Qualifications
·          Served in the grade of Driver II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·          A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) and valid for any of the class(es) of vehicle(s) the officer is required to drive;
·          Passed Occupational Trade Test II for Drivers;
·          Certificate in Defensive Driving from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
·          Attended a Refresher Course for drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within every three (3) years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized. Institution;
·          A valid Certificate of Police Clearance from the Kenya ‘Police;
·          attended a First- Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
·          Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.


Driver
REF. No: MSEA-43/7/2019
MSEA Grade 9
Responsibilities
·          Driving a vehicle as authorized;
·          Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure etc.;
·          Detecting and’ reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
·          Maintenance of work tickets for vehicle(s) assigned;
·          Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road;
·          Overseeing safety of the passengers and/or goods therein;
·          Maintaining cleanliness of the’ vehicle.
Qualifications
·          Served in the grade of Driver III or an equivalent position in the Public service or in a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·          A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) and valid for any of the class(es) of vehicle(s) the officer is required to drive;
·          Passed Suitability Test for Drivers Grade III;
·          Certificate in Defensive Driving from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
·          Attended a Refresher Course for drivers lasting not less than one (1) every three (3) years at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution;
·          A valid Certificate of Police Clearance from the Kenya ‘Police;
·          attended a First- Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
·          Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

Deputy Director Finance & Accounts
Ref. No: MSEA-28/7/2019
MSEA Grade 3
Responsibilities
·          Overseeing the development and installation of effective financial management systems and procedures to improve financial reporting and accounting;
·          Providing leadership on budget formulation;
·          Advising the Director General/Chief Executive Officer on strategic financing, investing and expenditure decisions in the medium and long term;
·          Driving the Authority’s financing strategy by ensuring internal controls are implemented and monitored for effectiveness;
·          Undertaking overall responsibility for managing risks associated with the Finance and Accounting function and advise on mitigation measures;
·          Organizing stakeholders engagements and forums regarding budgets;
·          Clarifying financial estimates to Finance Committee, Treasury and Development Partners and gain support for projected budget needs.
Qualifications
·          Have served as a Finance Officer for a minimum period of ten (10) years three (3) of which should be at middle level management in public service or in a comparable position
·          Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:-Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

·          Have Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Business Administration preferably in Finance or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Have Part III of professional Exams such as CFA, CPA, ACA, ACCA, ACMA or equivalent membership to a relevant professional body;
·          Be a Member in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPAK) or any other recognized professional body;
·          Attended a Strategic management Course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution;
·          Proficiency in Computer Application; and
·          Have demonstrated administrative and professional competence in work performance.
·          Demonstrate thorough understanding of the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to clearly interpret and apply role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4 Agenda

Senior Principal Accountant
Ref. No: MSEA-29/7/2019
MSEA Grade 4
Responsibilities
·          Monitoring implementation of accounting standards and system for compliance;
·          Including quick books;
·          Follow-up on audit matters preparation Bi-annual accounts;
·          Consolidation of cash flow projection and maintaining a check list of returns and reports received from counties.
·          Administration of accounting unit; that is providing advisory services to the CEO and other stake holders on all financial and accounting matters;
·          Developing supplement financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through statutory regulations and procedures;
·          Overseeing the processing of funding arrangements to the county enterprises offices;
·          Authorization of payments and signing of cheques to set limits;
·          Any other relevant duties assigned by the head of finance and accounting unit.
Qualifications
·          Have served as an accountant for a minimum period of eight (8) years three (3) of which should be at senior management in public service or in a comparable position;
·          Have Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:-Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Have a Master’s degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·          Have passed Part III of professional Exams such as, CPA, or its recognized equivalent;
·          Be a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body;
·          Attended a Strategic management Course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution.
·          Proficiency in computer application; and
·          Have demonstrated administrative and professional competence in work performance.

Principal Accountant
Ref. No: MSEA-30/7/2019
MSEA Grade 5
Responsibilities
·          Supervising staff in the unit; developing and installing effective financial management systems and procedures;
·          Analyzing accounting information detailing assets, liabilities and capital;
·          Preparing financial statements and other reports to summarise current and projected financial position;
·          Designing and coordinating the implementation and maintenance of financial information systems to cover the general ledger, asset management as well as revenue collection system;
·          Developing and implementing financial management system and procedures; coordinating the preparation of payment vouchers, cheque books;
·          Cash book records, financial statements, and entries to monthly accounts;
·          Coordinating reconciliation of general ledger control account with supplementary records, record keeping and accounting of security documents;
·          Coordinating reconciliation of cash book and bank transactions, reconciliation of statutory levy collection records and reconciliation of assets registers with the general ledger overseeing the proper maintenance, storage and security of financial and accounting documents;
·          Preparing tax returns to ensure compliance with periodic tax payments.
Qualifications
·          Served in the grade of Senior Accountant or an equivalent position in the public/private sector for at least three (3) years;
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Part IV of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPAK) Examination or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Be Registered with Institute of Public Accountants (ICPAK) Kenya and a member in good standing;
·          Strategic Leadership Development/Management course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
·          Have certificate in Accounts related computer application from a recognized institution; and
·          Have demonstrated merit and professional competence as reflected in work performance.

Enterprise Development Assistant II
Ref. No: MSEA – 11/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 8)
Responsibilities
This will be the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior officer to obtain practical experience in various aspects of the enterprise development work. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:- recruitment of exhibitors; assisting Micro and Small Enterprises (MSE) register and form MSEs Associations; participating in mobilising MSE operators; collecting and analysing data related to micro enterprises promotion; assisting in facilitating technology transfer amongst MSE operators; and implementing MSE programmes under the supervision and guidance of an experienced officer.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
·          Diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Entrepreneurship, Business Management/ Administration/ Strategic Management/Agri-Business, Marketing or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·          Proficiency in computer applications.

Manufacturing & Agribusiness Officer
Ref. No: MSEA- 10/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 7)
Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of an experienced officer.
Duties and responsibilities will entail:-
·          Implementation of Agribusiness policies, strategies, programmes and projects
·          Identification of Agribusiness investment opportunities and preparation of bankable projects for Agro-Industries;
·          Facilitation of increased investment Agribusiness;
·          cluster development and Agribusiness value chains;
·          Preparation of pre-feasibility and feasibility studies to facilitate Agribusiness investments;
·          Facilitation conducive environment for increased investment in Agribusiness;
·          Promote food safety and quality standards in Agribusiness;
·          Promote skills development and technology transfer in Agribusiness
Qualifications
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mathematics, Entrepreneurship, Biological/Physical Sciences, Project Planning and Management, Statistics, Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Electronics, Metallurgy, Aeronautical, Agricultural), Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Food technology, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Textile Technology, Production Technology. Leather Sciences, Wood Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Computer Science from a recognized institution;
·          Proficiency in computer applications.

Estates Development & Management Officer
Ref. No: MSEA- 9/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 7)
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:- categorizing and liaising and working closely with the Counties and Centres of Excellence Managers in allocating newly completed MSE sheds, CIDCs, stalls, show rooms, workspaces, other incubation facilities; surveying structures and conditions of buildings to establish defects, requirements for refurbishment/replacement/modification; preparing sketch plans, specifications and estimates for building renovations and maintenance works; and collecting and reviewing rent.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
·          Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Land Economics, Estate Management, Property Management and Valuation, Facilities Management, Construction Management, Structural/Civil/Building/ Electrical Engineering or its equivalent qualification from recognized institution;
·          Proficiency in computer applications.


Senior Assistant Director Manufacturing & Agribusiness
Ref. No: MSEA- 8/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 4)
Reporting to the Director of Infrastructure Development Technology and Innovation.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will entail:- Promoting the development and implementation of incubation and innovation programmes and projects; Promotion of value addition in key priority sectors; Promotion of the development of MSE tooling and machining; Facilitation of the development of technical, entrepreneurial and managerial skills for the MSE sector and provision of information to assist in arbitration and settlement of Industrial Property Rights and disputes; Creation and promotion of market linkages for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs); Facilitation of access to short, medium and long term financing for MSMEs; Initiation and promotion of new MSE investments; Initiation and promotion of MSE programmes and projects; Facilitation of the revitalization of underperforming Jua Kali sectors; Provision of support and promotion of indigenous entrepreneurs; and Facilitation of franchising and subcontracting between and among MSMEs and large industries.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
·          Served for a cumulative period of eight (8) years, three of which must be in the grade of Industrial/Enterprise Development Officer in the Public Service or in a comparable and relevant position;
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mathematics, Biological/Physical Sciences, Statistics, Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Electronics, Metallurgy, Aeronautical, Agricultural), Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Food technology, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Textile Technology, Production Technology. Leather Sciences, Wood Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Computer Science from a recognized institution;
·          Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mathematics, Biological/Physical Sciences, Statistics, Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Electronics, Metallurgy, Aeronautical, Agricultural), Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Food technology, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Textile Technology, Production Technology. Leather Sciences, Wood Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Computer Science from a recognized institution;
·          Certificate in any of the following fields: Project Planning, Project Appraisal, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Entrepreneurship, Public Policy Analysis, Small Enterprises Policy and Promotion, Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing, Environmental Management or Business Development Services lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
·          attended a Strategic management Course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution
·          Proficiency in Computer Applications; and
·          Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.
·          Demonstrate thorough understanding of the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to clearly interpret and apply role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4 Agenda

Assistant Registrar
Ref. No: MSEA- 7/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 4)
Reporting to the Registrar of MSE Associations
Responsibilities
The Assistant Registrar will assist the Registrar to implement the MSE Act No. 55 of 2012 on matters relating to registration of MSE Associations and umbrella organizations. Specific duties and responsibilities will entail: supervising and coordination of staff in the unit; registering MSE associations and umbrella organizations; investigating and ascertaining non -compliant MSE associations; maintaining an up to date disaggregated data bank for all MSE Associations; coordinating the management of MSE Associations’ registry; recording cases of disputes emanating from MSE Associations; organizing for MSE Associations elections; coordinating work planning and performance contracting ;and analyzing data and writing periodic reports.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
·          served in the grade of Chief Registrar or in a comparable and relevant position in public/private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·          Bachelor of Law degree from a recognized institution;
·          Master’s degree in Law or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
·          attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme/Management Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and
·          Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.

Senior Youth & Gender Development Officer
Ref. No: MSEA- 6/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 6)
Reporting to the Director, MSE Strategy, Planning and Coordination.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will involve: coordinating implementation of youth programmes and projects within the district; sensitizing youth on gender mainstreaming, drug abuse, crime, special needs, recreation, leisure and community services; liaising with stakeholders to undertake surveys and disseminate information on youth development issues concerning youth employment and participation, health, crime, drugs, entrepreneurship, internship, volunteerism, environmental conservation, leisure, recreation, and community service; participating in the establishment of youth empowerment centers; and coordinating and monitoring the preparation of annual work plans and reports on youth activities in the district.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
·          Served in the grade of Youth and Gender Development Officer or in comparable position in public/private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·          Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from a recognized institution;
·          Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution;
·          Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution; and
·          Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

MSE Coordination Officer
Ref. No: MSEA- 5/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 7)
Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities will involve:- assisting in the implementation of performance contract; participating in monitoring and evaluation of Quality Assurance related activities; participating in the preparation of departmental annual work plans and performance contract implementation; implementing integration of various public and private sector programmes and assisting divisions/departments in the implementation of performance contract.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Economics, Statistics, Strategic Planning/Management, Planning/Management or equivalent qualification in related field from a recognized institution; and
·          Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.


Planning & Resource Mobilization Officer
Ref. No: MSEA-4/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 7)
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:- developing and updating of projections of financing requirements to achieve national response outcomes – based on national strategy and attendant programmes and outputs to achieve planned outcomes; conducting resource mobilization through development of funding proposals targeted at various prospective development partners coupled with building donor confidence in MSEA; conducting basic research on Development Partners opinions and practices; participating in the implementation of advocacy and public relations strategies aimed at raising funds, generating goodwill and advancing the mission of MSEA; preparing regular progress reports for the Authority on debt-initiative; participating in drafting of key resource mobilization negotiation documents; assisting in identifying and managing contributions by development partners in form of loans and grants; and participating in coordination of international proposal and programme development.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Economics, Mathematics, Statistics; Commerce (Finance or Accounting option), Business Management or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Professional qualification such as Certified Public Account (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·          Proficiency in computer applications.

Senior Assistant Director (Planning and Research)
Ref. No: MSEA- 3/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 4)
Reporting to the Director, MSE Strategy, Planning and Coordination.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:- planning, designing and formulating the statistical and economic policies, procedures, practices, systems and processes; analysing and interpreting data and information relating to operations and practices in the Medium and Small Enterprises Sector; developing and implementing methods of collecting and analysing data and information; continuously assessing and prioritizing needs, opportunities and demands for statistical information and provide appropriate Medium and Small Enterprises Sector information.
Further, duties and responsibilities will entail:- Undertaking monthly and quarterly analysis of investment of funds, claims returns, unaudited accounts and new products in MSEA; developing and implementing statistical programmes; promoting learning and reporting statistical findings and lessons; summarising data from Medium and Small Enterprises annual returns; editing and verifying data and returns; developing findings for writing annual reports and analysing accounts and returns.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
·          served as a Planning and Research Officer for a minimum period of eight (8) years in the public service or in a comparable position;
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Education, Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Business Administration, Sociology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
·          Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Research Methodology, Sociology, Public Policy, Public Policy and Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Proficiency in computer applications;
·          attended a Strategic management Course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution
·          demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.
·          Demonstrate thorough understanding of the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to clearly interpret and apply role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4 Agenda

Senior Assistant Director (Resource Mobilization)
Ref. No: MSEA – 2/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 4)
Reporting to the Director, MSE Strategy, Planning and Coordination.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will entail:-
·          developing and updating projections of financing requirements to achieve MSEA national response outcomes – based on national strategy and attendant programmes and outputs;
·          coordinating stakeholders to identify respective roles in financing and the key fund raising strategies;
·          coordinating prioritization by stakeholders based on available financing;
·          conducting resource mobilization in development of funding proposals targeted at various prospective development partners and building donor confidence in MSEA;
·          participating in the implementation of advocacy and public relations strategies aimed at raising funds, generating goodwill and advancing the mission of MSEA;
·          monitoring the implementation of debt–related initiatives and debt management capacity initiatives; making regular progress reports to the Authority on the debt-initiatives;
·          identifying and managing contributions by development partners in form of loans and grants; and coordinating international proposal and programme development.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
·          served as a Resource Mobilization Officer for a minimum period of eight (8) years three (3) of which should be at middle level management in public service or in a comparable position;
·          Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Commerce (Finance or Accounting option), Business Management or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Commerce (Finance or Accounting option), Business Management or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          professional qualification such as Certified Public Account (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
·          Attended a Strategic management Course or an equivalent management course from a recognized institution
·          Proficiency in computer applications; and
·          demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and result
·          Demonstrate thorough understanding of the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to clearly interpret and apply role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4 Agenda.

Registrar of MSE Associations
Ref. No: MSEA-1/7/2019 (MSEA Grade 2) (Re-Advertisement)
Reporting to the CEO, the Registrar will be responsible for the registration of MSE Associations and umbrella organizations.
Responsibilities
·          Registering MSE associations and advising them accordingly;
·          Maintaining an up to date disaggregated data bank of all MSE Associations;
·          Regulating the operations of all MSE Associations and umbrella organizations;
·          Overseeing MSE Associations elections’ and intervening to initiate arbitration process in cases of dispute;
·          Liaising with MSEA County offices in sensitizing and encouraging MSE operators to form and register sector based MSE Associations;
·          Preparing annual and regular reports on registered MSE Associations; and
·          Carrying out investigations on any unlawful operations undertaken by MSE associations and umbrella organizations.
Qualifications
For appointment to this position an officer must have;-
·          Minimum experience of twelve (12) years, five (5) of which must have been in a senior management position as Registrar in micro and small enterprises or in a comparable position;
·          Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B) degree from a recognized institution;
·          Master’s degree in Law or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·          Been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court;
·          Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks;
·          Proficiency in computer application;
·          Demonstrate thorough understanding of the mission, vision, and strategies of MSEA and the ability to clearly interpret and apply role of Micro and Small Enterprise in Kenya’s social economic development and particularly in line with vision 2030 and Big 4 Agenda.
In addition, all prospective candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of leadership and integrity as set out in Chapter six (6) of the constitution of Kenya and attach the following documents to their applications:-
·          Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission clearance Certificate (EACC)
·          Kenya Revenue Authority Tax compliance Certificate (KRA)
·          Higher Education Loans Board clearance Certificate(HELB)
·          Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
·          Certificate from Credit Reference Bureau
How to Apply
If you clearly believe that you to meet the criteria given above, please submit your sealed application letters with detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, 3 referees with their e-mail addresses and telephone contacts; quoting the Reference Number for the job being applied on both the envelop and the application letter.
All applications should either be sent through the post office or hand delivered or emailed to the Chief Executive Officer not later than  30th July, 2019 .
The Chief Executive Officer
Micro and Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA)
Utalii House 10th Floor, Left wing
P.O. Box 48823-00100
NAIROBI. 
Email:  recruitment@mseauthority.go.ke 
MSEA is an equal opportunity employer .Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to  automatic disqualification
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