Republic of Kenya
West Pokot County Assembly
County Assembly Service Board Member
Article 176(1) of the constitution of Kenya 2010 establishes a County Assembly for each County Government.
To enable effective carrying out of a County Assembly, the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012 has established the County Assembly Service board, which shall be responsible for the following functions;
a) Providing services and facilities to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the County Assembly
b) Constituting offices in the County Assembly Service and appointing and servicing office holders,
c) Preparing annual estimates of expenditure of the County Assembly Service and submitting them to the County Assembly for approval and exercising budgetary control over the service.
d) Undertaking, singly or jointly with other relevant organizations, programmes to promote the ideals of parliamentary democracy, and
e) Performing other functions necessary for the well-being of the member and staff of the County Assembly or prescribed by national legislation.
Section 12 of the Act further states that the County Assembly Service Board shall comprise the Speaker of the County Assembly as the Chairperson, the Leader of the Majority party, the Leader of the Minority Party and one person resident in the County, appointed by the County Assembly from among persons who have knowledge and experience in public affairs, but who is not a member of the County Assembly.
Pursuant to this statutory requirement, the West Pokot County Assembly wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified person should be a resident of the County in which you will be applying, who has knowledge and experience in public affairs, but who is not a member of the County Assembly to be considered for the position of a member of the County Assembly Service Board.
How to Apply:
a) Applications should be addressed to ‘The Interim Clerk’ of the County Assembly
b) Each application should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials
c) All applications should be clearly marked ‘’Application for the position of a Member of the County Assembly Service Board’’ and delivered to the Interim Clerk, West Pokot County Assembly.
So as to reach the Interim Clerk not later than 10th July 2013 before 1700 hours.
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.
Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should submit their applications to:
Interim Clerk, West Pokot County Assembly
West Pokot County Assembly
P.O Box 1 - 30600
NB: Applicants should note this is a part time contract.