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  • Posted: Sep 1, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 14, 2020
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  • Makueni County Public Service Board is established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012. The Board was inaugurated on the 5th of August, 2013 as a body corporate with perpetual succession and seal capable of suing and being sued in its corporate name. It is composed of a Chairman, five Board Members and a Secretary all appointed by the Governo...
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    Chairperson - County Audit Committee

     Job Description

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    DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC PLANNING

    CHAIRPERSON - COUNTY AUDIT COMMITTEE ONE (1) POST Terms of Service: 3 years Contract on part time basis

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen,
    • Possess at least an undergraduate degree from a recognized university in the field of Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting or Finance Option).
    • Satisfy the provisions of Chapter Six of the constitution,
    • Have at least 10 years of experience in a Senior Management position.
    • Be a member, in good standing, of a professional body such as: ICPAK; ICPSK; IAK; ACCA; ACFE and any other relevant professional body.
    • Be an independent proactive leader with confidence and high integrity,
    • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the object, principles and functions of the Government of Makueni County,
    • Demonstrate competence in leadership and business management,
    • Possess a good understanding of government operations, financial reporting and auditing
    • Possess excellent working knowledge of an audit committee functions and risk management framework,
    • Possess strong interpersonal skills and be available to develop and closely monitor    committee agenda,
    • Not a holder of a political office.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Set the agenda for each meeting with the committee members
    • Provide oversight on risk management, controls and governance processes and audit affairs of the County Government and make appropriate recommendations to the County Executive Committee regarding internal control and audit matters; and
    • Follow up on the implementation of the recommendations of internal and external auditors
    • Arrange for a periodic review of the effectiveness of the audit committee alongside its mandate.
    • Demonstrate independence and impartiality in decision making which accord with the legal constitutional and policy requirement
    • Provide clarification to members on the audit committee's responsibilities.

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    Water Operator

     Job Description

    DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IRRIGATION LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT

    JOB GROUP J
    Terms of Service: 3 years Contract
    Salary: Kshs. 31,270 x 1,300 — 32,570 x 1,380 -33,950 x 1,390 -35,340 x 1,460 — 36,800 x 1,470 — 38,270 x 1,470 — 39,740 x 1,520 — 41,260 p.m.

    Duties and responsibilities

    Reporting to the production manager, the main duties and responsibilities of the water operator will be to:

    • Effectively and efficiently operate the water supply and treatment facilities so as to meet the plant's water requirement;
    • Operate the water intake pumping stations;
    • Primary treatment of water at the compact floatation unit;
    • Keep daily records of water treatment chemicals usage;
    • Take water meter readings and keep records of water usage for the plant;
    • Inspect the water pipelines and perform minor maintenance works;
    • Inspection of air valves, sluice valves, wash outs and any other installations;
    • Perform housing-keeping tasks for all the water installations and facilities clean.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Diploma is water technology or any other related course from an institution recognized in Kenya;
    • At least 3 years' experience in water treatment plants;
    • Good communication skills;
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office;
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Attention to details and a team player;
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

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    Process Technicians

    Job Description

    DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IRRIGATION LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT

    JOB GROUP J

    No of Positions: 2
    Terms of Service: 3 years Contract
    Salary: Kshs. 31,270 x 1,300 — 32,570 x 1,380 -33,950 x 1,390 -35,340 x 1,460 — 36,800 x 1,470 — 38,270 x 1,470 — 39,740 x 1,520 — 41,260 p.m.

    Duties and responsibilities

    Reporting to the production manager, the duties and responsibilities of the process technician will be to:

    • Safely and efficiently operate assigned fruit processing equipment in accordance with provided Standard Operating Procedures in order to produce high quality product.
    • Carry out basic trouble-shooting tasks on the processing equipment
    • Carry out basic maintenance tasks on the processing equipment
    • Carry our any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the immediate supervisor

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • A diploma in Mechanical, Chemical, Process/Control or Electrical Engineering;
    • Minimum of three (3) years' experience as a process operator in a fruit processing or food manufacturing plant;
    • Experience in operating juice sterilizers and aseptic fillers will be an added advantage;
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office;
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Attention to details and a team player;
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

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    Secretary/Administrative Assistant

    Job Description

    DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IRRIGATION LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT

    JOB GROUP
    Terms of Service
    : 3 years Contract
    Salary: Kshs. 25,470 x 1,110 — 26,580 x 1,120 — 27,700 x 1,150 — 28,850 x 1,170 — 30,020 x 1,250 — 31,270 x 1,300 — 32,570 x 1,380 — 33,950 p.m.

    Duties and responsibilities
    Reporting to the HR/administration officer, the duties   and responsibilities of the secretary/administrative assistant will be to:

    • Handling office communications (telephone, emails, etc.) and appointments;
    • Receiving and assisting Visitors;
    • Transfer external calls and correspondences to respective offices;
    • Typing correspondences;
    • Taking minutes in meeting as and when required;
    • Ordering and maintaining stationery and other office supplies;
    • Ensure security of records and documents;
    • Receiving and dispatching of mails and documents;
    • Provide general office management and clerical support;
    • Establish and maintain a proper filing and information keeping system;
    • Ensure that queries from the public and customers are responded to appropriately and in a timely manner;
    • Coordinate internal and external meetings; 13) Ensure cleanliness of offices;
    • Issue stationery and other office supplies including maintaining accurate records of printing and photocopying activities;
    • Provide secretarial services during team meetings;
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Diploma in Secretarial Studies from KNEC or equivalent qualifications from a    recognized institution;

    Or

    • Business Education single and group certificates from KNEC in the following subjects;
      • Typewriting III (50 WPM)/computerized document processing III
      • Short hand II (80 WPM)
      • Business English II/Communications I
      • Office practice II
      • Secretarial duties II
      • Commerce II
      • Office Management III/Office administration and Management III
    • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution and knowledge in basic computer programmes such as word, excel and use of internet
    • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in general office management
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

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    Marketing and Sales Officer

    Job Description

    DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IRRIGATION LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT

    JOB GROUP K
    Terms of Service:
    3 years Contract
    Salary: Kshs. 38,270 x 1,470 — 39,740 x 1,520 — 41,260 x 1,710 — 42,970 x 1,920 — 44,890 x 2,000 — 46,890 x 2,110 — 49,000 x 2,170 — 51,170 p.m.

    Duties and responsibilities

    Reporting to the Marketing and Sales Manager, the duties and responsibilities of the sales and marketing officer will be to:

    • Carry out sales and distribution of finished products;
    • Conduct product promotion;
    • Carry out customer satisfaction surveys;
    • Ensure that product dispatch meets the required standards;
    • Maintain close contact with clients;
    • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the marketing and sales manager.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum aggregate C (Plain) or its equivalent qualification;
    • A Bachelor's degree in sales and marketing from a recognized university;
    • A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience in selling and distributing fast moving consumer goods;
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office;
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Attention to details and a team player;
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

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    Operations Manager

    Job Description

    DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IRRIGATION LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT

    JOB GROUP P
    Terms of Service: 3 years Contract
    Salary: Kshs. 87,360 x 3,190 — 90,550 x 4,490 — 95,040 x 4,860 — 99,900 x 5,010- 104,910x 5,240 — 110,150 x 5,500 — 115,650 x 5,780 — 121,430 p.m.

    Duties and responsibilities

    Reporting to the CEO, the main duties and responsibilities of the Operations Manager will be to:

    • Plan, organize and control production to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and to stipulated quality standard.
    • Coordinate packaging, incubation of finished products as well as handing over finished products to stores;
    • Support development of bills of quantities and supervise civil works including other plant projects;
    • Coordinate the maintenance of all the factory utilities and equipment;
    • Develop and implement standard operating procedures for the production operations;
    • Ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures;
    • Ensure the availability of all the utilities needed for efficient production;
    • Ensure that monthly production reports are prepared and submitted in a timely manner;
    • Monitor and review the performance of the production and engineering teams as well as organize the necessary interventions for improvement;
    • Estimate production costs, set targets, manage and implement cost control;
    • Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between other sections including procurement and distribution;
    • Monitor, and track performance indicators under the engineering and production sectors;
    • Carry out any other tasks that may be assigned from time to time by the CEO.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum aggregate C+ (Plus) or its equivalent qualification;
    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical and Process Engineering, or Equivalent from a recognized university;
    • Minimum of seven (7) years experience in overseeing production and manufacturing processes. Experience in the production of fruit Juices, milk, or soft drinks will be an added advantage.
    • Knowledge of machines and tools;
    • Knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices;
    • Knowledge of quality systems and standards;
    • Knowledge of health, safety standards and compliance;
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office;
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Attention to details and a team player;
    • Good data collection, analysis and report writing skills;
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

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    Marketing and Sales Manager

    Job Description

    DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IRRIGATION LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT

    JOB GROUP P
    Terms of Service: 3 years Contract
    Salary: Kshs. 87,360 x 3,190 — 90,550 x 4,490 — 95,040 x 4,860 — 99,900 x 5,010 — 104,910 x 5,240 — 110,150 x 5,500 — 115,650 x 5,780 — 121,430 p.m.

    Duties and responsibilities

    Reporting to the CEO, the main duties and responsibilities of the Marketing and Sales Manager will be to:

    • Coordinate the branding, sale and distribution of finished products;
    • Develop, present and implement the annual marketing plans and revenue generation budgets in line with the MCFDMA strategic objectives;
    • Come up with effective sales strategies and execute them to completion;
    • Undertake new business development activities to produce results that meet or exceed the agreed business targets;
    • Manage relationships with existing and potential clients in order to build and maintain strong and lasting relationships with clients;
    • Carry-out market benchmarking activities to establish competitor product pricing, product offering and other relevant market intelligence in order to review and ensure MCFDMA products meet customers' expectations;
    • Organize and participate in events and marketing journeys to market the company's products and promote product awareness;
    • Developing monthly progress reports;
    • Tracking and reporting on the Authority's performance targets under the marketing unit;
    • Carry out customer satisfaction surveys; and
    • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the CEO from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum aggregate C+ (Plus) or its equivalent qualification;
    • A Bachelor's degree in Sales and Marketing from a recognized university;
    • A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in selling and distributing fast    moving consumer goods;
    • Ability to multi-task and get things done to completion;
    • A Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office;
    • Good data collection, analysis and report writing skills;
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

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    Finance and Administration Manager

    Job Description

    DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IRRIGATION LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT

    JOB GROUP P
    Terms of Service: 3 years Contract
    Salary: Kshs. 87,360 x 3,190 — 90,550 x 4,490 — 95,040 x 4,860 — 99,900 x 5,010 — 104,910 x 5,240 — 110,150 x 5,500 — 115,650 x 5,780 — 121,430 p.m.

    Duties and responsibilities

    Reporting to the CEO, the main duties and responsibilities of the Finance and Administration Manager will be to:

    • Ensuring sound financial and accounting procedures, principles and controls;
    • Implementing computerized financial information systems;
    • Interpreting financial reports, statements and accounting records;
    • Developing and implementing financial management policies, systems and procedures aimed at improving financial reporting and accounting;
    • Planning and coordinating timely preparation of annual work plans and budget estimates;
    • Coordinating ISO processes and compliance;
    • Providing strategic direction in the Finance, Administration and Planning functions of the Authority;
    • Working closely with the Management team and advising on financial implications of the proposed actions;
    • Monitoring effective implementation of the Financial, Human Resource and Accounting strategy;
    • Acquiring and implementing Financial Management Information Systems to improve performance;
    • Oversee Resource Mobilization for the Authority; 12) Ensuring adherence to contractual agreements; and
    • Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time by the CEO.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum aggregate C+ (Plus) or its equivalent qualification;
    • Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance/Accounting & Administration or its equivalent from a University recognized in Kenya;
    •  A Master's degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
    • Be a member in good standing of a professional body such as: ICPAK and/or ACCA;
    • Be an independent proactive leader with confidence and high integrity,
    • At least seven (7) years of experience in Financial Management, Administration, Human Resource Management, Finance and Accounting, three (3) of which should have been ina Senior Management position.
    • Have demonstrated professional administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of a public/private organization;
    • Proficiency in application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT);
    • Have a good understanding of the Public Service Financial, Accounting, Administrative and Human Resource management;
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office; 12) Strong interpersonal and communication skills; 13) Attention to details and a team player;
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    Method of Application

    Written applications enclosing current detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to;

    The Secretary/CEO
    Makueni County Public Service Board
    P.O. Box 49 - 90300
    MAKUENI

    Or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board Offices located past Makueni Girls Secondary School, Opposite Wote Technical Training Institute.
    All the applications should reach the Secretary/CEO, County Public Service Board, on or before Monday 14th September, 2020.

    NOTE:

    All applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following Institutions;

    • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
    • The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
    • The Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
    • The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
    • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
      • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
      • Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity Cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.
      • The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer, Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.
      • Affirmative action as stipulated in the constitution shall be applied.
      • The Board does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

    Secretary/CEO
    MAKUENI COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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