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  • Posted: Aug 5, 2020
    Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
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    The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948; Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments; At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission; Independence Constitut...
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    Director, Fisheries Management and Development

    V/NO. 170/2020
    Salary scale: Ksh. 132,000.00 - Ksh. 195,410.00 (‘CSG 5’)
    House Allowance: Ksh. 60,000.00 p.m
    Commuter allowance: Ksh. 20, 000.00 p.m
    Leave entitlement: 30 days per year
    Terms of Service: Pensionable/Local Agreement

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

    • served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years and currently serving at the grade of Assistant Director of Fisheries, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service or private sector;
    • a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields; - Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemistry or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • a Masters degree in any of the following fields;- Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Oceanography, Chemistry, Fisheries Economy, Fisheries or Environmental Law or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • knowledge of the fisheries development and management policies and strategies;
    • in-depth understanding of national and international fisheries agreements, relevant legislations, conventions, protocols and the United Nations Convention on laws of the sea;
    • knowledge of the concept of participative governance and the co-management systems; and
    • proven merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and responsibilities

    An officer at this level will head the Directorate of Fisheries and Aquaculture Management and Development and will be responsible to the Fisheries Secretary for all technical functions of the directorate. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-

    • coordinating of fisheries policy research and development;
    • promoting Kenya as a centre for aquaculture;
    • overseeing development of the fisheries inter- agency monitoring, control and surveillance unit regulations;
    • coordinating protection and regulation of fisheries ecosystem
    • coordinating the establishment of technical committees on fish quality and safety and preparation of the standing committee documentation;
    • coordinating and drafting of parliamentary bills for the fisheries sector; cabinet memos; regulations, rules, legal notices orders, and proclamations in consultation with the relevant parliamentary committees and the state law office and department of justice
    • coordinating the development and implementation of international protocols, conventions and treaties regarding fisheries in all aspects;
    • providing secretariat services to the Kenya Fisheries Advisory Council;
    • promoting regional and international technical cooperation for effective and efficient management of shared fish stocks and aquaculture; and
    • overseeing the management and licensing of local and foreign fishing vessels in Kenyan waters

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    Director, Blue Economy Management and Development

    V/NO. 171/2020
    Salary scale: Ksh. 132,000.00 - Ksh. 195,410.00 p.m (‘CSG 5’)
    House Allowance: Ksh. 60,000.00 p.m
    Commuter allowance: Ksh. 20, 000.00 p.m
    Leave entitlement: 30 days per financial year
    Terms of service: Pensionable/Local Agreement

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

    • served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years and currently serving at the grade of Assistant Director of Fisheries/Blue Economy Management and Development, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service or private sector;
    • a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: - Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Spatial Sciences, Chemistry or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • a Masters degree in any of the following fields;- Fisheries, Zoology, Botany, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science , Physical Sciences, Economics,
    • Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Oceanography, Environmental or Fisheries Law, or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • knowledge of the development of blue economy spatial plans, integrated coastal management plans;
    • in-depth understanding and utilization of marine resources in the exclusive economic zones, national and international fisheries agreements, conventions, protocols and United Nations Convention on laws of the sea;
    • knowledge of the blue economy/ Fisheries Policies, and other related Acts and Statutes;
    • knowledge of the concepts on effective models for multi-agency cooperation and systems;
    • knowledge of development strategies for fisheries agribusiness; and
    • merit and proven ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and responsibilities

    An officer at this level will head the Directorate of Blue Economy Management and Development and will be responsible to the fisheries secretary for all technical functions of the Directorate.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-

    • coordinating the protection and regulation of aquatic ecosystem and marine resources in the exclusive economic zones (EEZ);
    • coordinating the development of the blue economy spatial plans, economy master plan, and integrated coastal management plans;
    • coordinating policy development on establishment of fishing ports and associated infrastructure;
    • capacity building for sustainable utilization of agro-based marine resources;
    • development and implementation of international protocols, conventions and treaties regarding the blue economy in all aspects;
    • provide secretariat services to the Kenya Fisheries Advisory Council; and
    • enhancing technical cooperation with Partner States in the Blue Economy

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    Deputy Director, Fisheries / Blue Economy

    V/NO. 172/2020
    Basic Salary: Ksh. 98,500 – Kshs 166,780.p.m (‘CSG 6’)
    House Allowance: Ksh. 50,000.00 p.m
    Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 16,000.00 p.m
    Leave Entitlement: 30 days per financial year
    Terms of Service: Pensionable.

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

    • served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years and currently serving at the grade of Principal Fisheries/Blue Economy Officer, CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service or private sector;
    • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields: - Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, biological Sciences, food Science and Technology, Chemistry, Physical Sciences or any other equivalent and relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • knowledge of the Fisheries and Blue Economy development and management policies, Fisheries Act and other related statutes and international conventions; and
    • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities at this level include: -

    • initiating and implementing fisheries and Blue Economy policies, programmes and strategies;
    • monitoring the implementation of regional and international fisheries and Blue Economy agreements;
    • coordinating the strengthening of fisheries and Blue Economy extension services;
    • promoting co-operation between the fisheries, Blue Economy sectors and local and international stakeholders;
    • undertaking cost effective research to advance national and sectoral fisheries and Blue Economy priorities;
    • promoting fish marketing and value addition;
    • promoting sustainable use of food based aquatic resources; and
    • harmonizing fisheries and Blue Economy technical training in liaison with relevant institutions.
       

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    Assistant Director, Fisheries/ Blue Economy

    No of Positions: 2

    V/NO. 173/2020
    Salary scale: Ksh. 85,110.00- Ksh. 119,730.00 p.m (‘CSG 7’)
    House Allowance: Ksh. 45,000.00 p.m.
    Commuter allowance: Ksh.12, 000.00 p.m.
    Leave entitlement: 30 days per financial year
    Terms of Service: Pensionable

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

    • served for a minimum period of ten (10) years and currently serving at the grade of Senior Fisheries/Blue Economy Officer, CSG 9 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service or private sector;
    • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: - Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science , Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Spatial Sciences, Chemistry or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • awareness of the Fisheries Policies, Fisheries Act and other related Statutes; and
    • merit and proven ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and responsibilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-

    • monitoring the implementation of policies regarding the conservation, management and utilization of all fisheries resources;
    • in consultation with the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, follow up on research findings;
    • implementation of bilateral projects and programs;
    • overseeing economic, social, institutional, governance, policy, and management aspects of fisheries and aquaculture, with particular emphasis on improving human well-being, food security and poverty reduction;
    • development of blue economy spatial plans and integrated coastal management plans;
    • development of the blue economy master plan;
    • coordinating policy development on establishment of fishing ports and associated infrastructure;
    • development of strategies for capacity building for sustainable utilization of agro-based marine resources;

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    Fisheries / Blue Economy Officer

    No of Positions: Two

    V/NO. 174/2020
    Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 37,070 – 49,950 p.m. (CSG 10)
    House Allowance: Ksh. 16,500 p.m.
    Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 5,000 p.m.
    Risk Allowance: Ksh. 3,000 p.m.
    Leave Entitlement: 30 days per financial year
    Medical Benefits: As existing in the Civil Service
    Terms of service: Three (3) years renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields;- Fisheries, Zoology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Geology, Fisheries Management, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Spatial Sciences, Chemistry, Sociology, Economics/Statistics, Environmental Law or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya.

    Duties and responsibilities

    This is the entry and training grade for this grade. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of an experienced officer. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

    • receiving and analysing fisheries, aquaculture and blue economy related statistical data from the institutions, and preparing reports;
    • participating in fisheries policy research and development, and monitoring of its implementation;
    • participating in the preparation and monitoring of implementation of the fisheries management plans and measures;
    • promotion of Kenya as a centre for aquaculture development, development; and
    • implementation of international standards/protocols, conventions and treaties, and development of the Blue Economy Master Plan.

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    Laboratory Analyst

    No of Positions: 3

    V/NO. 175/2020
    Basic Salary Scale: 37,070 – 49,950 p.m. (CSG 10)
    House Allowance: 16,500 p.m.
    Commuter Allowance: Ksh.5,000 p.m.
    Risk Allowance: Ksh.3,000 p.m.
    Leave Entitlement: 30 days per financial year
    Medical Benefits: As existing in the Civil Service
    Terms of service: Three (3) years renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance

    For direct appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelors degree in any of the following discipline:- Laboratory Sciences, Medical Laboratory Technology, Biotechnology, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Biology, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology in any of the following fields: (Analytical/Applied Chemistry, Biology), Analytical/Applied Chemistry or Medical Laboratory Technology from a university recognized in Kenya.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior and more experienced officer.

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: -

    • receiving, recording, packaging, dispatching analyzing and preserving samples;
    • undertaking analytical and/or diagnostic work on water, sediments and wastewater samples;
    • caring for laboratory animals;
    • performing vaccine, animal products and by-products quality assurance tests;
    • calibrating laboratory equipment;
    • preparing media stains and dyes;
    • maintaining biological cultures; and
    • undertaking disease surveillance activities.

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    Laboratory Technologist III

    No of Positions: 3

    V/NO. 176/2020
    Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.24,580 – 32,760 p.m. (CSG 12)
    House Allowance: Ksh.16,500 p.m.
    Commuter Allowance: Ksh.5,000 p.m.
    Risk Allowance: Ksh.3,000 p.m.
    Leave Entitlement: 30 days per financial year
    Medical Benefits: As existing in the Civil Service
    Terms of service: Three (3) years renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Applied Sciences (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Biology), Laboratory Science and Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology or any other comparable and relevant qualifications from a recognized institution.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Specific duties and responsibilities at this level include: -

    • receiving, recording, packaging, dispatching, analyzing and preserving test samples;
    • performing vaccine, feed animal products and by products quality assurance tests;
    • standardizing laboratory procedures and reagents;
    • writing laboratory reports;
    • maintaining biological cultures;
    • preparing media;
    • caring for laboratory animals; and
    • undertaking disease surveillance activities.

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    Director Board Management Services

    Terms of Service: Contract (3 years’ renewable on satisfactory performance)
    Remuneration: Kshs. 541,112 – Kshs. 576,167

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Director Board Management Services will be responsible to the Deputy Secretary for the overall management and coordination of work in the Directorate.
    The specific duties and responsibilities at this level entail:

    • Receiving, scrutinizing and analyzing recommendations / requests submitted by Ministries, State Departments and Agencies;
    • Preparation and circulation of agenda and minutes of Board meetings;
    • Coordination of agenda/reports of the Commission’s working committees;
    • Preparing and presenting the agenda in relevant Board Committees;
    • Presentation of the agenda during Board meetings;
    • Ensure preparation and communication of Commission’s decisions;
    • Vetting of indents;
    • Advertisement of vacancies declared to the Commission by Ministries/State Departments;
    • Processing Job applications and records management;
    • Liaising and advising Ministries/State Departments on delegated recruitment;
    • Designing and developing modern recruitment and selection models for the Public Service;
    • Initiating and coordinating preparation of Annual Human Resource Plans by the Ministries and State Departments;
    • Designing tools and guidelines for Human Resource Planning in the Public Service;
    • Developing and implementing Human Resource Planning and Succession Management Strategies and Guidelines for MDAs;
    • Automation of all functions of the Board;
    • Developing, designing, documenting and implementing information systems within the Commission;
    • Develop and implement ICT strategies and best practices on emerging HR trends;
    • Provide legal advice to the Commission, the Secretary/ CEO and the Secretariat;
    • Develop, review and implement corporate communication policies and strategies, corporate branding, preparation of corporate publications, articles and newsletters and managing media relations, press releases and talk shows;
    • Spearheading preparation, implementation, and monitoring of the Commission’s budgeted programmes and projects to ensure compliance;
    • Preparation and submission of MTEF, subsector and sector and Parliamentary Accounts Committee Reports;
    • Spearheading the development, review, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of the Commission’s Strategic Plan and advising on all matters related to Planning at the Commission;
    • Preparation and provision of all procurement and supply chain management services at the Commission;
    • Coordinating research and analysis of public policy in the Public Service to support effective service delivery initiatives;
    • Develop and review general administration policies, strategies and procedures in the Commission;
    • Management of the Commission’s assets and properties inventory, office support, buildings maintenance, fleet management, security services, central records function, telephone and mail services, and ensuring compliance with statutory provisions on safety, health, security and environmental sustainability of the workplace;
    • Develop, review and implement human resource management and development policies, systems and procedures for the Commission Staff; and
    • Develop and implement the Directorate’s annual work plans, budgets, performance contract targets and staff performance appraisal.

    Requirements for Appointment:

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

    • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Development, or other related fields;
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social sciences
    • Higher National Diploma in Human Resources Management
    • Professional Certification in Leadership and Management
    • Proficiency in ICT skills and applications;
    • At least 15 years’ professional experience in a relevant field, 3 years of which should be in a leadership role with demonstrated success in managing multi-disciplinary teams;
    • Knowledge of labour laws and other related legislation; and
    • Member of a relevant professional body.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Proven leadership and management skills;
    • Ability to think strategically;
    • Attention to detail and accuracy;
    • Communication, analytical and report writing skills;
    • Networking and team management skills;
    • Sound judgment and decision-making skills; and
    • vii) Creative and innovative skills.

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    Director Governance, Compliance, Performance Management & Public Service Transformation

    Terms of Service: Contract (3 years’ renewable on satisfactory performance)
    Remuneration: Kshs. 541,112 – Kshs. 576,167

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Director Governance, Compliance, Performance Management & Public Service Transformation will be responsible to the Deputy CEO for the overall management and coordination of work in the Directorate.

    The specific duties and responsibilities at this level entail:

    • Undertaking compliance audits, promotion of values and principles of good governance, investigation, monitoring and evaluation of human resource practices for efficient and effective public Service;
    • Develop and implement strategies for promotion and implementation of values and principles of good governance;
    • Undertaking Human Resource Audits on all HR functions in the Public Service
    • Carrying out investigations, monitoring and evaluation of the organization, administration and Human Resource practices for an efficient and effective Public Service;
    • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the Commission’s delegated functions;
    • Ensure institutionalization of uniform human resource standards and quality control Procedures in the public service;
    • Ensure review and implementation of the Code of Conduct in the Public Service;
    • Preparation of reports to Parliament and the President on compliance with national values and principles of governance under Article 254(1) and 234(2) of the Constitution of Kenya (2010);
    • Setting standards in service delivery for evaluating performance in the public service;
    • Evaluating the organization and core functions of public bodies with respect to human resources, internal processes, citizens' satisfaction and recommending measures for improved performance;
    • setting performance contract guidelines in the public service and ensuring compliance with the Commission's set standards;
    • providing guidelines on performance appraisal systems for public bodies and individual public officers;
    • evaluating performance agreements between the Government and public bodies or individual public officers;
    • investigating and making recommendations to the Board on an authorized officer on own motion or upon receipt of a complaint on inefficiency and ineffectiveness of service delivery in public bodies;
    • Monitoring and evaluation of the institutionalization of performance management in the Public Service;
    • Develop and implement best practices in performance management and emerging HR trends;
    • Develop, implement and provide reports of the Directorate’s annual work plan, budget, performance contract targets and staff performance appraisal; and
    • Preparing and presenting the agenda in relevant Board Committees.

    Requirements for Appointment:

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

    • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Development, or other related fields;
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social sciences;
    • Higher National Diploma in Human Resources Management;
    • Professional Certification in Leadership and Management;
    • At least 15 years’ professional experience in a relevant field, 3 years of which should be in a leadership position with demonstrated success in managing multi-disciplinary teams;
    • Knowledge of the institutional and legal framework in Kenya, as well as of relevant Public Service transformation programmes;
    • Knowledge of labour laws and other related legislation; and
    • Member of a relevant professional body.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Proven leadership and management skills;
    • Ability to think strategically;
    • Attention to detail and accuracy;
    • Communication, analytical and report writing skills;
    • Networking and team management skills;
    • Sound judgment and decision-making skills; and
    • Creative and innovative skills.

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    Director, Human Resource, Organizational Development and Career Management

    Terms of Service: Contract (3 years’ renewable on satisfactory performance)
    Remuneration: Kshs. 541,112 – Kshs. 576,167

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Director Human Resource, Organizational Development and Career Management will be responsible to the Deputy CEO for the overall management and coordination of work in the Directorate.

    The specific duties and responsibilities at this level entail:

    • i) Develop, review and ensure implementation of guidelines on establishment and abolition of offices/ posts in the Public Service;
    • ii) Develop, review and ensure implementation of guidelines on design of organizational structures in the Public Service;
    • iii) Carry out workload analysis to determine optimal staffing levels;
    • iv) Monitoring the implementation of organizational structures in the Public Service;
    • v) Develop and harmonize the grading structures and nomenclatures in the Public Service;
    • vi) Establishment, maintenance and updating of Staff Establishment Database;
    • vii) Develop, review, interpret and ensure implementation of policies, rules, regulations, procedures and strategies on human resource management and development in the Public Service;
    • viii) Develop and implement a Human Resource Management and Development masterplan for the Public Service;
    • ix) Oversee the development and training of Human resources in the Public Service;
    • x) Management of the Public Service Internship Programme;
    • xi) Preparing and presenting the agenda in relevant Board Committees;
    • xii) Promote harmonious industrial relations;
    • xiii) Advise on terms and conditions including retirement benefits in the Public Service;
    • xiv) Initiate and coordinate research on market labour trends for the Public Service;
    • xv) Initiate research and develop strategies for best practices in human resource management and development;
    • xvi) Process disciplinary and appeals cases from Ministries, Departments, Agencies and Counties;
    • xvii) Establishing systems for hearing and determining appeals from County Government;
    • xviii) Ensuring standards for the development and review of career progression guidelines are set and maintained;
    • xix) Making recommendations in respect of qualifications of officers in the Public Service;
    • xx) Advising on transition issues and relationships between the National and County governments;
    • xxi) Advising on capacity building needs for County Governments;
    • xxii) Develop, implement and review policy framework on uniform norms and Standards for the two levels of Government; and
    • xxiii) Develop and implement the Directorate’s annual work plans, budgets, performance contract targets and staff performance appraisal.


    Requirements for Appointment:

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

    • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Development, or other related fields;
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social sciences
    • Higher National Diploma in Human Resources Management
    • Professional Certification in Leadership and Management
    • Training and thorough knowledge in Job Evaluation Schemes
    • At least 15 years’ professional experience in a relevant field, 3 years of which should be in a senior leadership position with demonstrated success in managing multi-disciplinary teams;
    • Knowledge of the institutional and legal framework in Kenya, as well as of relevant Public Service transformation programmes;
    • Knowledge of labour laws and other related legislation; and
    • Member of a relevant Professional body.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Proven leadership and management skills;
    • Ability to think strategically;
    • Attention to detail and accuracy;
    • Communication, analytical and report writing skills;
    • Networking and team management skills;
    • Sound judgment and decision-making skills; and
    • Creative and innovative skills.

    Method of Application

    Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
    Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

    Please Note:

    • Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
    • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
    • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
    • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
    • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
    • Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

    Applications should reach the Commission on or before 24th August 2020 latest by 5.00 p.m. (East African Time).

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