2 Sep 2014

Research Officer Kenya Job Vacancy

Narok County Assembly

The County Assembly Service Board of Narok wishes to invite applications from qualified persons for the following position:

Research Officer I
1 Post)

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provision of non-partisan professional research assistance and analysis to members, committee and staff of the Assembly
  • Advise and guide the Committees, Members of County Assembly, the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly and Committee Clerks on relevant policy matters;
  • Provision of expert interpretation, explanation and analysis
  • Providing technical back up to the house committees.
  • Develop knowledge in specialist areas as required by the Committees.

Requirements for Appointment

  • A Bachelors Degree from a recognized institution in a specialized discipline including Economics, Agriculture, Environmental quality, sociology, science, international trade, commercial and other science related field
  • A Masters Degree or other post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the concepts and techniques of professional research, with particular emphasis on public policy analysis with evidence of published papers on topical issues;
  • Served in the grade of Research Officer Il or an equivalent position in either the public or the private sector for at least three (2) years
  • Have proficiency in the use of basic computer applications
  • Good administration, organization, and analytical skills

How to Apply
Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit application in own handwriting, accompanied by 2 pages Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.

Preferential Criteria during Selection
Suitably qualified applicants will enjoy preferential treatment in the order below:

  • Applicants serving in positions at the County Assembly on the basis of secondment during the transition period;
  • Applicants serving in the Executive arm of the County Government of Narok
  • Applicants serving in the public service in the republic of Kenya
  • Applicants who are resident in Narok County
  • Applicants from the rest of the Country

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All Applications should clearly indicate the position applied for in the reference line and on the top left corner on the envelope and be addressed to;

The Secretary,
County Assembly Service Board
County Assembly of Narok
P.O Box 19 – 20500,

Or; be hand delivered to the Office of the Clerk of County Assembly located at the premises of the County Assembly of Narok (Formerly County Council of Narok), so as to reach him not later than Thursday 2nd October, 2014 at 5.00pm.

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