Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Deputy Director - Ethics Development and Monitoring Jobs in Kenya

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Deputy Director - Ethics Development and Monitoring Jobs in Kenya


Job Profile

  • Reporting to the Director – Ethics and Leadership, the job holder is responsible for
    coordinating implementation of Chapter Six of the Constitution, Leadership and Integrity Act, 2012 and the Public Officer Ethics Act, 2003, through development, promotion and monitoring of standards and best practice in ethics and integrity in the public sector.

    Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating the formulation and implementation of strategies, programmes and
    activities in the promotion of integrity and ethical standards in the public service;

  • Coordinating development, approval, signing and implementation of codes of conduct and ethics for state and public officers;

  • Coordinating provision of technical support to public institutions on implementation of Chapter 6 of the Constitution, Leadership and Integrity Act, 2012, Public Officer Ethics Act and Regulations;

  • Regulating operation of bank accounts held outside Kenya by state and public officers, including overseeing compliance with the requirements on submission of annual bank statements.

  • Coordinating oversight over the implementation of Declaration of Income, Assets
    and Liabilities by responsible Commissions; public institutions and State/ public officers;

  • Coordinating development and dissemination of standards, compliance guidelines, procedure and advisories to public entities, state and public officers on compliance with ethics and integrity laws & regulations;

  • Ensuring compliance with the principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity;

  • Coordinating compliance with conflicts of interest disclosures and maintenance of conflict of interest and gift registers;

  • Coordinating development and maintenance of repositories for approved codes of conduct and bank accounts held outside Kenya by state and public officers;

  • Coordinating compliance monitoring on implementation of Chapter 6 of the Constitution, Leadership and Integrity Act, and related ethics frameworks by public entities, state and public officers.

  • Coordinating contributions to legal and policy reform proposals in the area of ethics
    & integrity;

  • Coordinating development, implementation and monitoring of annual work plans;

  • Coordinating implementation of the Commission’s Strategic Plan in the Department.

  • Coordinating performance appraisal systems and performance contracts in the Department.

  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Director, from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment as the Deputy Director –
    Ethics Development and Monitoring, a person must possess the following qualifications:

  • Be a citizen of Kenya;

  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Ethics, Public Administration, Sociology, Governance, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution;

  • Master degree in Law, Ethics, Public Administration, Sociology, Governance, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution;

  • Fourteen (14) years’ relevant work experience, three (3) of which must have been at the level of an Assistant Director or its equivalent in the coordination of good governance programs, advancement of the rule of law, and/or legal compliance, in the public sector;

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) minimum mean grade of C+ or its equivalent from a recognised institution;

  • Thorough knowledge of the emerging issues and jurisprudence in the implementation of Chapter Six of the Constitution and integrity legislation.

  • Knowledge and demonstrable experience on key integrity and governance issues in Kenya’s Public Sector;

  • Leadership, Governance or Management Training lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognised institution.

  • Professional training in Integrity Management, Ethics Compliance, Corruption Studies or any other relevant field lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

    Key Attributes

    The following key attributes will be required for the position of Deputy Director – Ethics
    Development and Monitoring:

  • Be of high moral character, integrity and impartiality;

  • Proven high degree of professional competence, communication skills, fairness and
    good temperament;

  • Possess excellent leadership skills;

  • Be a visionary, transformative and results-oriented;

  • Strategic thinker;

  • Be self-driven, a team-player and mentor/ coach; and

  • Ability to cultivate partnership and collaborations.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Deputy Director - Ethics Development and Monitoring Jobs in Kenya


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