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  • Posted: Sep 12, 2022
    Deadline: Sep 23, 2022
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    Tana River County is one of the forty seven (47) counties in the Republic of Kenya. The County takes its name from River Tana which is the longest river in Kenya. It is a County in the former Coast Province, Kenya with an area of 35,375.8 square kilometers (13,658.7 sq mi) and a population of 262,684 according to the 2012 census.
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    Chief Officer, Health Services

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen ;
    • Hold a degree from a university recognized in Kenya (A master’s degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage);
    • Have at least five (5) years knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in the field relevant to the portfolio of the department to which the person is applying for consideration;
    • Possess general knowledge of the County Government and its functions ;
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the County goals, policies and developmental objectives;
    • Demonstrate leadership and management capacity including knowledge of financial management and strategic people management skills; and
    • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.

    Core Competencies

    • Ability to portray and uphold national values and principles of good governance;
    • Be a visionary result oriented strategic thinker;
    • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; and
    • Proactive and capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • The County Chief Officer shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Administration of a County Department;
    • Performing duties of Accounting Officer;
    • Performing duties of Authorized Officer;
    • Implementing County Executive Committee resolutions as guided by the Executive Committee Member;
    • Implementing Policies and Development Plans; 
    • Developing and implement Strategic Plans in consultation with the Executive Committee Member; 
    • Promotion of national values and principles of governance and values and principles of public service;

    Method of Application

    Each application should be accompanied by a detailed CV, Copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, Testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany an online application.
    All applications should clearly specify the position applied for and submitted in the following ways:-
    Manual applications should be hand delivered to the Office of the Secretary County Public Service Board, at the County Public Service Board Offfices, next to County Commission Offices Hola;
    Posted applications should be addressed to:
    The Board Secretary/CEO
    County Public Service Board of Tana River
    P.O. Box 181 – 70101

    Online applications should be emailed in PDF format to:-
    All applications should be received on or before 23rd September, 2022.
    Interested Applicants are expected to get clearence from the following bodies: –

    • Kenya Revenue Authority;
    • Higher Education Loans Board;
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of good conduct); and
    • A Registered Credit Reference Bureau.

    Applicants must submit copies of the above clearance certificates with their applications. 
    Kindly note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. 

    Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
    The County Government of Tana River is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, the marginalized and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

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