Kenya Controller of Budget Job Vacancy

Jul 27, 2011

Republic of Kenya

The Presidency and Cabinet Affairs Office

The Constitution of Kenya

The Independent Offices (Appointment) ACT, 2011 (No.8 of 2011)

Declaration of Vacancy in the Office of Controller of Budget

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 5(1) of the Independent Offices (Appointment) Act, 2011, I, Mwai Kibaki, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, in consultation with the Prime Minister, declare a vacancy in the office of the Controller of Budget and invite applications from qualified persons for nomination for appointment to the office.

To be qualified for appointment as the Controller of Budget, a person is required to -

(a) have extensive knowledge of public finance or at least ten (10) years’ experience in auditing or public finance management;

(b) be a citizen of Kenya;

(c) hold a degree in finance, accounting or economics from a university recognised in Kenya;

(d) meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and

(e) be a member in good standing of a professional body for accountants recognised by law.

A person is not eligible for appointment as Controller of Budget if such person:-

(a) is a member of Parliament;

(b) is a member of a local authority;

(c) has not met his or her tax obligations;

(d) has been removed from office for contravention of any law; or

(e) is an undischarged bankrupt.

Applications should be received not later than Tuesday, the 9th August, 2011, (midnight Kenya time) by electronic mail at or at the Public Service Commission of Kenya, Commission House, Reception, Ground Floor, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi in a sealed envelope addressed to:

The Secretary,
Public Service Commission of Kenya,
Harambee Avenue,
P.O. Box 30095 – 00100,

(Selection Panel for the Nomination of candidates to the Office of Controller of Budget)

The names of all applicants shall be published in the Kenya Gazette.

Dated the 25th July, 2011.
Mwai Kibaki,

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