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  • Posted: Aug 12, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 16, 2022
  • The promulgation of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, introduced the devolved system of Government which resulted to the formation of the 47 Counties across the Country, Kakamega County being among them. Kakamega County is located in the western region of the country with an area of 3,051.3 square kilometers and an estimated population of 2,079,669 and d...
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    Chief Polytechnic Officer

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -

    • participate in the formulation of educational plans, management, administration and development strategies for the County polytechnic;
    • monitor the implementation of curriculum and co-curriculum activities;
    • carry out research in the relevant technical areas;
    • enforce proper utilization of training and learning resources in the County Polytechnics;
    • liaise with relevant industries for trainee industrial attachments;
    • monitor the overall performance of the County Polytechnic;
    • capacity build stakeholders on emerging trends in Polytechnics;
    • Actualize prudent budget implementation;
    • enforce discipline among Instructor s and officers and make recommendations; and
    • Participate in the development of training programs, course work projects and trainees’ practical work. Requirements for Appointment;

    For promotion to this grade an officer must have

    • served in the grade of Senior County Polytechnic Instructor Job Group ‘CPSB 08’/’L’ or Senior County
    • Polytechnic officer Job Group ‘CPSB 08’/’L’ for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Education, Technology Education or BSc. Engineering from a recognized university;
    • Have shown merit and ability in work performance and results;
    • registered by Technical Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA); and
    • Attended industrial attachment for a Minimum of Eight (8) weeks in the relevant field

    Method of Application

    All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the on-line form. 2. ALL Serving Officers in the County Public Service, MUST clearly indicate on the on-line form: - The Officer’s Payroll Number;

    • Date of first appointment;
    • Date of last promotion to the current grade; and
    • Substantive designation and Job Group. 

    During interviews, shortlisted candidates will be required to produce the following original documents: - National Identity Card; Academic and Professional Certificates; current payslip and letter of

    appointment/promotion to the current grade.

    Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

    The County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer and women, persons living with
    Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

    All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 16th August, 2022 at 11.59 P.M. N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. [email protected] will be accepted.

    Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false
    information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified. PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address
    [email protected] and phone number 0713852573 ONLY

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