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  • Posted: Sep 30, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 14, 2022
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    Nyandarua County is a County in the former Central Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Ol Kalou. Formerly the capital was Nyahururu, which is now part of the Laikipia County.
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    Chief Officer Public Health and Solid Waste Management – One (1) Post

    Requirements for Appointment
    For appointment to this position, an applicant must:

    • Kenyan citizenship;
    • A relevant Bachelor’s degree recognised in Kenya;
    • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
    • Be a strategic thinker and results-oriented;
    • Be a member of the Professional Body in the discipline;
    • Proven experience of at least ten (10) years of service from a reputable organization, with at least five (5) years in a senior management position;
    • Computer literacy
    • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Administration of the county department
    • Implementation of County Executive Committee resolutions as guided by the Executive Committee Member;
    • Development of policies which will drive the department’s agenda;
    • Ensuring effective service delivery through implementation of laid out policies and regulations;
    • Development and implementation of departments strategic plans and sector development plans;
    • Enforcement of the Public Health Act (Cap.242), Food, Drug and Chemical  Substances Act (Cap.254), Tobacco Control Act 2007, Alcoholic Drinks Control Act, 2010, Bio-safety Act 2009, Malaria Prevention and Control Act (Cap. 246), Meat Control Act (Cap. 356), and any other relevant legislations on public health and other relevant legislations on public health in liaison with other relevant government agencies;
    • Formulation and implementation, interpretation and review of public health policies and guidelines;
    • Plan and implement promotive and preventive health programmes,
    • Coordinate with relevant departments and stakeholders in the implementation of public health projects and programmes;
    • Monitor and evaluate public health projects and programmes;
    • Ensure compliance to international health regulations and rules at ports of entry;
    • Provide technical advice on promotive and preventive health;
    • Undertake research
    • Implementing the county performance management system;
    • Ensuring promotion of national values and principles of governance as outlined in the constitution of Kenya 2010;
    • Ensure effective and efficient utilization of the department’s financial and non-financial resources;
    • Maintain effective collaboration and partnerships with other organs of the county, other county departments, the private sector and other stakeholders;
    • Promote the realization of County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP);
    • Ensuring timely, efficient communication and coordination of departmental affairs;
    • Interpreting and applying National and County laws and other related statutes in line with the County goals and objectives;
    • Formulation and implementation of effective programs to attain vision 2030 and sector goals; and
    • Performing other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Method of Application

    Download the Application for Employment Form from the website:
    Completed Application Form should be sent to;

    The Board Secretary,
    Nyandarua County Public Service Board
    P.O Box 38-20303, Ol’kalou

    • Applications may also be hand delivered to the County Public Service Board Offices located at Posta house, 2nd Floor, Ol-Kalou Town.
    • Applicants should submit detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or passport, testimonials, Clearance Certificates in compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution and other relevant supporting documents.
    • All application should reach the Board Secretary on or before Friday, 14th October, 2022 at 5pm.

    Nyandarua County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Youth, Physically Challenged, Minority and Marginalized persons are encouraged to apply.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nyandarua County Assembly on to apply

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