Records Management Officer job at Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)

Vacancy title:
Records Management Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)

Deadline of this Job:
11 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Records Management Officer

Job Purpose/Summary
The job holder is answerable to the Assistant Director (Administration) and is responsible for managing the Authority’s records and information through development and updating of file index & records management policy, mail management, creation of records, sorting of records, movement of records, records storage, records appraisal, Records inventory, Records retrieval, Disposal of records and capacity building in records

Qualifications and Experience

For appointment to this position, the idealcandidate must:
• Have at least three (3) years relevant working experience in the public service or private sector;
• Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Records Management, Information Management, Information Sciences, Library Science, Knowledge Management or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
• Be proficient in computer applications especially in Electronic Document Management System;
• Be a member of a relevant professional body;
• Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

• Coordinate the development of records management policy, standard operating procedures & work instructions in line with the Public Service records management principles and guidelines;
• Oversee the opening, folioing and closing of general files and personnel files;
• Coordinate receipt of mails, sorting, opening, recording, date stamping and dispatching of all incoming and outgoing mails;
• Ensure received mails are classified, filed and folioed into subject files;
• Oversee retrieval and dissemination of information, records and files to action officers and users;
• Coordinate preparation of records retention and disposal schedules and ensure records are disposed as per the Public Archives Act;
• Ensure all records are protected from loss by developing mechanisms to track their movement;
• Coordinate acquisition and installation of storage equipment for records;
• Ensure all records in the Authority are properly stored and arranged in accordance with the subject area to aid easy retrieval;
• Coordinate appraisal, archiving and disposal of records as per the records retention and disposal schedules and the Public Archives and Documentation Service Act;
• Ensure records are protected from loss, theft, destruction and unauthorized access;
• Ensure acquisition and use of technology in the management of records;
• Provide guidance in referencing of records;
• Prepare and update a file index for referencing of records;
• Prepare and update a records master list;
• Carry out a records inventory to establish the number of files in the Authority;
• Liaise with Kenya National Archives & Documentation Services (KNADS) for guidance on disposal of records;
• Guide staff in the Authority including the regional offices on the principles and practice of records management;
• Prepare and plan for records management training and conferences for staff involved with management of records; and
• Perform any other lawful duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should apply for the positions by downloading the KURA Job Application Form from , fill and submit together with their updated CVs and copies of National Identity Card, copies of all certificates & testimonials including Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya clearances, details of their day time contacts, names, contacts of three referees.
The application should be mailed (by post office/courier service) or hand delivered so as to reach the Director General by 5.00 pm onMonday, 11th July 2022. All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked and addressed to the following address:
The Director General
Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)
IKM BUILDING, Tower B, 5th Ngong Avenue, Opposite Bishops Gate
P.O. Box 41727-00100, GPO,
Applications without the KURA Job Application Form will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Kenya Urban Roads Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Youth, Persons Living with Disabilities and persons from marginalized communities/areas are encouraged to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 11 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 23-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-06-2065
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