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14 Aug 2014

County Chief Officer Job Vacancy

County Government of Nyeri
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County Chief Officer
J.G ‘S’
12 Vacancies
Job Ref: NC/PSB/7/08/14

The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions:

The posts will be one EACH for the following portfolios:

  • Finance
  • Economic Planning.
  • Health Services.
  • Energy.
  • Education, ICT, Youth Affairs and Sports.
  • Public Administration, Information and Communication.
  • Water Sanitation, Environment and Natural Resources.
  • Physical Planning, Lands and Housing.
  • Infrastructure Development, Roads, Transport and Public Works.
  • Agriculture, Livestock Development, Fisheries & Co-operative Development.
  • Culture, Gender and Social Development
  • Trade, Industrialization, Investment and Tourism.

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the respective County Executive Secretary, the Officer will be the Accounting and Authorized Officer for the Department and will also be responsible for the following:

  • General administration and coordination of the respective County Department.
  • Development, implementation and review of policies, Sector Plans and Budgets.
  • Overseeing management of Departmental resources, preparation of budget estimates, annual work plans and Programmes.
  • Implementation and monitoring of the Performance Management system.
  • Building capacity of Departmental staff.
  • Organizing and coordinating consultative forums with Stakeholders.
  • Promotion of National Values and Principles of Good Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Governor, Deputy Governor, respective County Executive Secretary or the County Public Service Board from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment
The Candidate MUST:

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be in possession of atleast first degree in a relevant field from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than seven (7) years in a Senior Management position in Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Demonstrate understanding of Devolved Governance and Kenya Vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic and result oriented individual;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity;
  • Be computer literate; and
  • Have knowledge and experience in Programme – Based Budgeting, Planning and Financial analysis.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.

Note: The chief officer for Infrastructure Development, Roads, Transport and Public Works must be a registered engineer.

Terms of Service: Contract (renewable based on performance)

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Basic Salary: Kshs. 120,270 – 180,660 p.m
  • House allowance: Kshs.60, 000 p.m
  • Transport Allowance: Kshs. 20,000 p.m
  • Medical Cover: provided for self, spouse and dependent children upto 21years of age.
  • Service Gratuity: 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract.
  • Leave: 30 days annual leave with leave allowance.

Note:
Applicants MUST attach their C.V together with certified copies of the following documents:

  • Academic and Professional Certificates and other testimonials.
  • National Identity Card
  • Certificate of Good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (C.I.D).
  • A certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (C.R.B).
  • Clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (H.E.L.B).
  • Clearance certificate from the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (E.A.CC).
  • Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (K.R.A).

The Nyeri County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from any part of the country are encouraged to apply.
Women who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.

Persons living with Disability who meet the specified requirements are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates who had applied in response to earlier advertisements of the same positions are advised to re-apply

How to Apply
Written applications, together with the required documents should be sent to:

The Secretary,
Nyeri County Public Service Board,
2nd Floor, Karson’s Photo House, Kimathi Street
P.O Box 90-10100,Nyeri

Or
Email; nyericountypublicserviceboard@gmail.com

All applications should reach the Secretary on or before 29th August 2014.

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