Roles Of IEBC Logistics Officers In Kenya

This article focuses on the roles of IEBC Logistics Officers. Logistics Officers are election officials hired by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on a temporary basis to aid in conducting elections.

Roles Of IEBC Logistics Officers

  • Arrange election materials in readiness for collection by Presiding Officers and Deputy Presiding Officers.
  • Draw the material distribution plan within the area of jurisdiction.
  • Distribution of election materials to polling stations, in conjunction with the Returning Officer.
  • Draw and implement route maps of material distribution.
  • Support Returning Officers in the distribution and retrieval of election materials.
  • Identify gaps in materials received and distributed, and liaise with the Returning Officer in addressing the gaps.
  • Maintain records of all materials received, distributed and retrieved.
  • Perform any other duties or functions that may be assigned by the Returning Officer.

Qualifications For IEBC Logistics Officers

  • One must be a Kenyan citizen of high integrity and be non-partisan.
  • Be competent in MS office.
  • Be a holder of a Degree/Diploma from a university or institution recognised in Kenya.
  • Have effective communication skills.
  • Have good report writing skills.
  • Proven organisational skills.
  • Should not be engaged in any other remunerative activity during the entire period of engagement.
  • Must be a resident of the constituency he/she is applying for the job.
  • Must be knowledgeable in logistics, distribution and retrieval of materials.
  • Should be conversant with the geographical, infrastructure and terrain of the constituency.
  • Must abide by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) codes of conduct.
  • Must be available for the entire period of the election.

IEBC Logistics Officers’ Salary

Logistics Officers will be paid Kshs 1,500 on a daily basis.

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