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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 Roads

    The Director will be responsible to the Chief Officer Public Works, Transport and Infrastructure for overall management of county road network and mechanical unit.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Coordinating the review and formulation of general policies on procurement of works and ensure efficiency in repair and maintenance of all road works;
    • Budgeting, carrying out Quality Assurance of Roads Services;
    • Coordinating the evaluation and monitoring the adherence and compliance with the set commitments and indicators in the Departmental Performance contract and be responsible for the overall planning.
    • Supervising contraction, rehabilitating and maintaining of classified and unclassified roads;
    • Preparing of tender documents;
    • Monitoring the execution of road development projects
    • Supervising and training of engineers and technical staff in the Directorate.
    • Formulating policy and development of standards for procurement and maintenance of vehicles, plant and mechanical equipment;
    • Allocating resources to ensure optimum utilization and working efficiency of all vehicles, plant and equipment maintained by the Department’s workshops and asset register of the same;
    • Assessing the future workload and planning workshops for manpower development;
    • Providing technical advice and assistance to other departments, client Departments, government bodies, public and private sector on matters relating to mechanical engineering, motor Vehicles, plant and equipment; staff management and development.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment of this position, an officer must have:

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Served in the position of Principal Superintendent Engineer (Roads/Materials) or comparable and r elevant position in a busy organization for at least three (3) years in the Public Sector or Five (5) in the Private Sector;
    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Been registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya as an engineer or relevant professional field;
    • Current valid annual Practicing License from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya; Membership of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) or relevant professional field;
    • A certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme or its equivalent lasting not less than six (6) weeks or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
    • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of civil engineering programmes.
    • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized Institution.

    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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