CDF Corporation Secretary, Internal Auditors,Legal Officer, and Fund Account Managers Jobs in Kenya 2013

The Constituencies Development Fund Board is a body Corporate established under the Constituencies Development Fund Act 2013.
Its main mandate is to ensure timely and efficient disbursement of funds to constituencies and ensure efficient and effective management of the Fund.
The Board seeks to recruit qualified, experienced, dynamic and highly motivated candidates to fill the following positions:-

Advert No CDFB/001/2013: 

Corporation Secretary 
(Scale 3) (1 Post)
Job Profile
The Corporation Secretary will be responsible to the Chief Executive Officer for the following duties:-
  • Provides secretariat services to the Board, including organizing, preparing agenda, taking minutes of the Board meetings and communicating promptly decisions made, for appropriate action or implementation
  • Ensures proper procedure for appointment of directors.
  • Assists in the proper induction of directors and assesses their specific training needs relative to the statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Provides comprehensive practical support and guidance to directors in their individual capacities in addition to guiding all of them collectively
  • Ensures unhindered access to information by all Board and committee members to maximize their ability to contribute to Board meetings, discussions and decision making etc
  • Compiles Board papers and filters them to ensure compliance with good corporate governance.
  • Ensures compliance with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements and that due regard is given to specific organizational interests of the Board.
  • Assists in the implementation of corporate strategies by ensuring that the Board’s decisions and instructions are properly communicated to relevant parties and implemented.
  • Provides guidance and advice within the Board on matters of business ethics and good governance
  • Facilitates smooth operation of the Board’s formal decision making and reporting machinery, organizing Board and Board committee meetings.
  • Monitoring and keeping in place procedures which allow for compliance with relevant regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Handles Board’ litigation matters
  • Provide advice to the Board on legal and governance implications of proposed policies and/ or decisions.
  • Draws Boards contracts
  • Regularly reviews contractual agreements to ensure adherence to the terms therein
  • Identifies regulatory requirements and collaborates with other departmental heads to ensure enforcement of these requirements.
  • Custodian of the Board’s official seal and responsible for its use
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Executive Officer and the Board.
Qualifications and Competencies
To qualify for appointment to this position, applicant must satisfy the following requirements:-
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Hold a Bachelor of Law degree from a recognized University
  • A Masters in Law or other relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Be a registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya
  • Have a least eight (8) years experience, five (5) of which must be at senior management level
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity
  • Have excellent knowledge of corporate, regulatory, rules and norms
  • Have strong management and negotiation skills
  • Have excellent and Interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Advert No CDFB/002/2013:  
Internal Auditors 
(Scale 7) (4 Posts)

Job Profile
The Internal Auditor will be responsible to the Chief Internal Auditor for the following:-
  • Implements the organizations internal audit plans
  • Conducts exposure assessment and advising on the strategies to mitigate against the risks.
  • Advises management on the extent of compliance with government laws and regulations with respect to the CDF Board operations.
  • Conducts systems review to determine the effectiveness of Risk Management and adequacy of the internal control systems.
  • Follow-up reviews and assessment of the implementation of management action plans to address internal control deficiencies
  • Reports and communicates audit findings to the management and the Board Audit Committee through the Chief Internal Auditor.
  • Conducts investigations on reported irregularities.
  • Timely preparation and submission of audit reports.
Qualifications and Competencies
For appointment to this position, the candidate must be in possession of the following qualities:-
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) or its equivalent.
  • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) or its equivalent will be an added advantage
  • Holds Professional qualification such as CPA (K), ACCA, or its equivalent
  • Be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK) or its equivalent from a recognized accountancy professional body.
  • Have knowledge of computerized financial management systems.
  • Have three (3) years working experience as an Auditor in the public service or a large private sector organization.
  • Satisfies the requirement of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and Integrity
  • Be innovative and self-disciplined
  • Be a team player.
Advert No CDFB/003/2013: 
Assistant Legal Officer 
(Scale 7) (1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
The Assistant Legal Officer will be responsible to the Corporation Secretary for the following:-
  • Assists in provision of legal advice to the CDF Board and its committees
  • Assists in the facilitation of dispute resolution process between the various agencies of the CDF Board
  • Assists in provision of secretariat services to the complaints and Arbitration Committee of the Board
  • Assists in the handling of corruption-related issues in liaison and close consultation with all corruption prevention agencies and stakeholders
  • Assists in coordinating representation of the CDF Board in courts in the event of litigations
  • Assists in provision of legal advice to the CDF Board on contractual matters and
  • Assists in advising CDF Board on compliance of issues.
Qualifications and Competencies
For appointment to this position the candidate must be in possession of the following qualities:-
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of Bachelors degree in Law
  • Possess a Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law
  • Be an advocate of the High court of Kenya and
  • Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya
  • Have at least (1) year working experience in legal environment
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be capable to work under pressure
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and Integrity
Advert No CDFB/004/2013: 
Fund Account Manager 
(Scale 8) (94 posts)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the posts of Fund Account Managers. CDF Board endeavors to ensure that regional balance is adhered to in recruitment of staff.
In this regard, applications are expected from persons who hail from one of the constituencies listed below.
Jomvu, Nyali, Lunga Lunga, Kilifi North, Kilifi South, Rabai, Balambala, Dadaab, Tarbaj, Wajir West, Eldas,Banissa, Mandera North, Njoro, Lafey, Laisamis, Thika Town, Juja, Kabete,Kikuyu, Kiambu Town, Turkana Central, Turkana East, Loima, Sigor, Samburu North, Endebess, Saboti, Kibra, Soy, Ainabkoi, Kapseret, Igembe South, North Imenti, Chuka/Igambang’ombe, Kitui Rural, Kibwezi East, Nandi Hills, Chesumei, Tiaty, Baringo South, Laikipia North, Gilgil, Kuresoi North, Subukia, Nakuru Town West,,Emurua Dikirr, Narok East, Narok West, Kajiado Central, Kajiado West, Kipkelion East, Sigowet/Soin, Bomet East, Likuyani, Navakholo, Mumias West, Luanda, Sirisia, Webuye East, Tongaren, Teso south, Matayos, Ugunja, Kisumu Central, Seme, Kasipul, Homa Bay Town, Suba, Awendo, Suna East, Suna West, Kuria West, Bomachoge Chache, Kitutu Chache South, Borabu, Dagoreti North, Roysambu, Ruaraka, Embakasi North, Embakasi South, Embakasi East, Embakasi Central, Mathare,Kajiado North, Belgut, Mt Elgon, Samburu West, Matuga, Fafi,Muhoroni, Samburu East, Lugari, Laikipia West, Mvita, Changamwe
Job Profile
The Fund Account Manager will be responsible to the National Programme Coordinator through the Regional Coordinator for the following:-
  • Serve as an ex-officio member and secretary to the Constituency Development Fund Committee
  • Preparation and submission of books of accounts and other operational and financial reports
  • Maintenance of minutes, records and information relating to CDF projects implemented in the constituency
  • Custodian of CDF Committee Assets and maintain a register of assets and liabilities of the Committee.
  • Liaises with Heads of Technical Departments of government in the management of CDF projects
  • Offers professional advice to Project Management Committees.
  • Prepares and maintains a list of all constituency projects for submission to the CDF Board in accordance with the Constituencies Development Fund Act 2013.
  • Prepares Community Action Plans, Annual work plans, budgets and strategic plans through participatory approaches
  • Guides the Constituency Development Fund Committee (CDFC) and communities on project management.
  • Networking and collaboration with development partners operating in the constituencies to avoid duplications and overlaps.
  • Holder of Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE) for the CDFC funds in the Constituency
  • Supervises the CDFC staff in the execution of their duties
Qualifications and Competencies
For appointment to this position, the candidate must be in possession of the following qualifications:-
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of Bachelors degree in Commerce, Economics, Finance or Business related field from a recognized University
  • At least CPA part II or equivalent
  • Have proficiency in basic computer software applications
  • Have experience in similar position for at least three (3) years
  • Be of high integrity and with no criminal record.
  • Competent in oral and written presentation both in English and Kiswahili
  • Post – graduate qualification in Project Management or Skills in community development will be an added advantage
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills
Terms and Conditions Of Service
  • A competitive salary package will be offered to successful candidates on a three year contract renewable subject to performance.
  • CDF Board is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of all gender and persons with disabilities to apply:
Interested candidates are required to submit their application in writing attaching certified copies of the certificates, testimonials and detailed CV clearly indicating reference number of the position, daytime telephone number, postal address, current consolidated monthly salary, names and contact addresses of 3 referees, so as to reach the undersigned on or before 15th June, 2013.
Applicants for the position of Fund Account Manager should attach documentary evidence of the declared constituency of origin.
Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Applications should be addressed to:-
The Ag Chief Executive Officer
Constituencies Development Fund Board
Harambee Sacco Plaza, 10th Floor
Uhuru Highway / Haile Selassie Avenue Junction
P. O. Box 46682 – 00100
Nairobi



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