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Clerk of the National Assembly Job in Kenya - Parliamentary Service Commission

Republic of Kenya

The Parliamentary Service Commission seeks to recruit energetic and results-oriented individual to the position of Clerk of the National Assembly (PSC Scale 17) in the Parliamentary Service.

The particulars of the vacancies are as indicated below;

Duties and Responsibilities
  • The Administrative head of the National Assembly.
  • The Accounting Officer / Authorized Officer for the National Assembly.
  • Responsible for all policy and organizational matters relating to the National Assembly
  • Responsible in Enhancing public understanding and knowledge of the work of the National Assembly and increasing public accessibility.
  • Responsible in dealing with External relations including international relations, inter-parliamentary relations conferences and protocol.
  • The Principal Adviser on all Parliamentary procedures, practices, conventions and traditions to the Speaker of the National Assembly, other Presiding Officers and to all Honorable Members including Cabinet Ministers.
  • The Chairperson, National Assembly Board of Management.
  • The Chief advisor to the Speaker in the exercise of all powers and functions that belong to the Speaker and through him to the House. He acts under authority and takes decisions on admissibility of notices in the name of the Speaker. Orders passed by the Clerk are the orders in the name of the Speaker and the latter accepts full responsibility for those orders.
  • Responsible in marshalling all legislative measures passed by the National Assembly.
  • A Member, Constituency Development Fund Board.
  • The Honorary Secretary - Commonwealth Parliamentary Association — Kenya Branch
  • The Honorary Treasurer- Inter-Parliamentary Union — Kenya Group.

    Requirements for Appointment:
    Appointment to this grade will be made from Senior Deputy Clerk (s) who will have:
  • meritoriously executed the duties and responsibilities at that grade for at least three (3) years;
  • meritoriously executed the duties and responsibilities at that grade for at least three (3) years;
  • shown proven and enduring flair for parliamentary procedure and practice, and have wide experience on the role, functions and operation of Parliament, through exhaustive service in all spheres of Parliament;
  • attended a Senior Management Course from a recognized institution; and
  • Masters Degree in a relevant field from a recognized university.

    Applications must include a cover letter, copies of academic certifications and/or testimonials and a duly completed Parliamentary Service Commission Job Application Form (Form 1J), which can be downloaded from or obtained from the Ground Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings.

    Applications should be addressed to -

    Clerk of the Senate/Secretary,
    Parliamentary Service Commission,
    P.O. Box 41842 — 00100,

    or hand delivered during office hours to the Office of the Head of the Commission Secretariat, 1st Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings,

    or emailed as a PDF file attachment to to be received on or before 8th November, 2016.

    Please note: Applications from applicants who do not complete the Parliamentary Service Commission Job Application (Form 1J) referred to in this advertisement will NOT be considered.

    Clerk of the Senate/Secretary,
    Parliamentary Service Commission

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