Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)
Support Election Trainers (SETs)
The SETs will assist the Returning Officer in carrying out all forms of electoral training.
Duties and responsibilities
- To implement the electoral training plans developed by the Commissions headquarters;
- To develop and distribute electoral training materials at cascaded levels;
- To carryout actual training of the Presiding Officers their deputies with the supervision of the Returning Officers;
- To supervise and evaluate other individuals that will be engaged in the training of clerks at lower level clusters; and
- To assess the evaluation forms and compile electoral training reports.
Requirements and qualifications
- Graduates or diploma holders;
- Over three years working experience and especially in voter registration, elections and voter education or any educational related activities;
- Residents of the respective constituencies of application and not related in any way to the Commission staff;
- Computer literate;
- Competent in arithmetic and computation skills;
- Willing to work for long hours with minimal supervision; and
- Persons with integrity and willing to abide with the Commissions values, ideals and norms.
Individuals who have trained for the commission, served as Head Clerks or Presiding Officers/Deputy Presiding Officers will have an added advantage.
Terms and conditions
- The engagement of SETs will be ad hoc, within four months to elections but not exceeding sixty (60) days with effect from 1st November 2012.
- Payments will be based on the period of engagement at a rate paid Ksh.2500/- per day
- There are no additional benefits or allowances attached to this engagement.
1. Applicants attention is drawn to Section 30 of the IEBC Act in which Members or Employees of the Commission will be held liable on conviction to a term of imprisonment not exceeding three years or to a fine of not more than one million shillings or both for subverting the process of free, fair elections or interfering with the functions of the commission in discharging its duty.
2. Applicants should fill the online form provided on the Commission website www.iebc.or.ke/careers. Applications must be received on or before 20th November 2012.
The Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Canvassing will lead to disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates will be vetted as per Chapter Six of the Constitution.