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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 14, 2023
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    Busia County Public Service Board seeks to professionally deliver service to the people of Busia with integrity and dedication through well trained competent and skilled man powern In all these achievements, she has derived her support and strength in God in whom she has always put trust and who she acknowledges never fails her. Her family has been by her ...
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    Director Housing

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Coordinating the divisional matters, programs, formulating and implementing policies at the headquarters and field offices;
    • Promoting participatory approaches and capacity building in the housing development process; liaising with stakeholders to establish and maintain land banks for housing development;
    • Coordinating activities of development partners and other stakeholders involved in housing development; facilitating exchange of ideas among stakeholders through seminars, conferences, workshops and symposiums;
    • Ensuring proper management of resources for housing and human settlements development;
    • Overseeing dissemination of information to stakeholders.
    • Responsible for guiding, supervising and developing staff and managing financial resources.
    • Planning, coordinating and directing overall operations of the department and field offices;
    • Monitoring of workloads and recommending distribution;
    • Analyzing and continuous reviewing and implementing housing infrastructure development policies;
    • Integrating policy objectives into planning and implementing projects;
    • Formulating strategies and preparing budgets;
    • Promoting public-private partnerships in low-cost housing infrastructure;
    • Co-ordinating stakeholder participation in housing infrastructure development;
    • Overseeing resource mobilization and utilization for implementation of projects and programs;
    • Overseeing research and preparing reports on pertinent issues on housing infrastructure development.
    • Responsible for guiding, supervising and developing staff and managing financial resources.
    • Planning, designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating housing projects for home ownership and rental by civil servants;
    • Formulating, reviewing, interpreting and implementing civil servants housing policies;
    • Researching on civil servants housing demand;
    • Formulating and implementing financing strategies;
    • Ensuring delivery of affordable housing; facilitation of ownership transfer to purchasers;
    • Ensuring safekeeping of leases and titles;
    • Translating project briefs into concepts; facilitate procurement of consultancy services and building works;
    • Engaging housing development partners;
    • Facilitating issuance of loans to civil servants for construction or purchase of houses;
    • Maintaining assets inventory for civil servants housing.
    • Guiding, supervising and developing staff and managing financial resources.
    • Any other duties as assigned from time to time.

    Requirements For Appointment

    For appointment to this position, an officer must have: -

    • served in the position of Senior Assistant Director of Housing or in a comparable and relevant position in the housing and human settlements sector for a minimum of three (3) years;
    • Registration by any of the following bodies: Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors, Engineers Registration Board, Institution of Surveyors of Kenya, Physical Planners Registration Board, Valuers Registration Board, National Environmental Management Authority Board and any other relevant and recognized professional body.
    • Master’s degree in any of the following: Housing Administration, Urban Management, Urban/Regional Planning, Valuation and Property Management, Architecture, Interior Design, Civil/Electrical/Mechanical/Structural Engineering, Land Economics, Building Economics, Estate Management, Building/Construction/Project Management, Economics, Sociology, Environmental Studies, Community Development, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Strategic Leadership Development Programme or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
    • demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in general organization and management of the housing function

    Method of Application

    Mandatory Additional requirements

    All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following documents:

    • KRA Tax compliance certificate
    • Clearance from HELB
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    • Certificate of Good Conduct
    • CRB clearance certificate


    All applicants should submit their application letter together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card and any other supporting documents to the County Public Service Board – PORT VICTORIA PLAZA on or before 14th April, 2023 at 5.00 p.m.
    Applications should be addressed to:

    The Secretary/CEO,
    County Public Service Board,
    County Government of Busia,
    P.O Box 1103- 50400,

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