Compliance Officer

Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP)

Job Summary

Implementing strategies and policies for compliance and regulation of political parties

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP) is established by the Political Parties Act, 2011 as an independent State Office within the meaning of article 260 of the Constitution. The function of the Office is to register, regulate, supervise Political Parties and administer the Political Parties Fund. The Office invites applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill the following vacant positions in its establishment


5.    Compliance Officer, GRADE ORPP 6

•    Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre.  An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. The specific duties will entail:
•    Implementing strategies and policies for compliance and regulation of political parties;
•    Implementing guidelines and procedures for tracking compliance by political parties to the law;
•    Publishing statutory documents and sources of funds of political parties;
•    Investigating offences under the act;
•    Implementing and issuing guidelines on sanctions for noncompliance to political parties;
•    Liaising with other agencies to ensure adherence to the law by political parties;
•    Monitoring political party nominations and campaigns to ensure adherence to   PPA and other relevant laws;
•    Liaising with IEBC on adherence to the Election Campaign Finance Act and other relevant laws; and
•    Assisting in development of regulations for the better implementation of the Political Parties Act (PPA).

(b)        Requirements
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

•    Bachelor degree in any of the following fields: Laws (LLB) and admitted in the roll of advocates; Political Science, Government and Public Administration or any other related Social science from a  recognized institution;
•    Diploma in Legal Education from the Kenya School of Law; and
•    Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution.

(c )       Terms of Service
The successful candidate will serve on pensionable terms.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to present originals of the following documents:
a) National identity card or passport; b) Academic and professional certificates and transcripts;
c) Any other relevant supporting documents and testimonials; and
d) Clearances from the following bodies to demonstrate compliance with Chapter (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:
1.    Kenya Revenue Authority;
2.    Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
3.    Higher Education Loans Board;
4.    Any of the Registered Credit Reference Bureau; and
5.    Directorate of Criminal Investigations

How to Apply;
1 Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by completing two copies of ORPP job application form. The application form can be downloaded from the ORPP website,
2 Candidates should submit their applications together with a copy of national identity card//valid passport, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents so as to reach the Office on or before 25th November, 2020.
3 Applications in a sealed envelopes clearly be marked with the position applied for, should be sent by post/hand delivered/emailed/addressed to:

The Registrar of Political Parties,
Lion Place, 1st Floor
Karuna close, Waiyaki Way, Westlands
P.O Box 1131-00606,

Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP) is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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