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  • Posted: Oct 14, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 19, 2021
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  • Uasin Gishu County is situated in the mid-west of the Rift Valley covering an area of 3,345.2 square kilometers and lies between longitude 34 degrees 50’ east and 35 degrees 37’ west and latitude 0 degrees 03’ south and 0 degrees 55’ north . The county is further sub-divided into six sub-counties namely; Soy, Turbo, Moiben, Ainabkoi, ...
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    Program Officer

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Plan and execute program activities on timely and accurate manner.
    • Support the establishment of a database and referring mechanism system for the rehabilitation persons to receive comprehensive services.
    • Reaching out to vulnerable and/ or addicted persons and admit to the rehabilitation center(s).
    • Consider and co-ordinate with other services to undertake a comprehensive assessment and develop individual rehabilitation programmes.
    • Monitor and evaluate support programmes and ensure meaningful outcomes are recorded and built upon during the support process.
    • Coordinate rehabilitation of the addicted persons.
    • Preparing progress reports to the Director Alcoholic Drinks and Control Board (ADCB) including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in implementation, and providing specific recommendations;
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    1. Degree in Social Sciences or related field from a Recognized institution
    2. Good communication and interpersonal skills
    3. Commitment to confidentiality and partiality
    4. Flexible and available when needed
    5. Experienced in handling teams, coordinating services and working in outreach programs for the vulnerable and/or rehabilitation and treatment of addicted persons
    6. Satisfies the provisions of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya

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    Audit Committee Member: Of The County Government Of Uasin Gishu

    QUALIFICATIONS,REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Degree from a recognized University
    • Progressive working experience of not less than five (5) years
    • Be a member of a professional body and in good standing
    • Shall not have served or be serving as an employee, member of any committee of Uasin Gishu County for the last two years
    • Shall not have served or be serving as an employee of a business organization which has carried out any business with Uasin Gishu County in the last two years.
    • Have a good understanding of county government operating, financial reporting or auditing
    • Applicants should not be political office holders.
    • Be a person of integrity and meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

    Duties and responsibilities

    1. Obtain assurance from management that all financial and non-financial internal control and risk management functions are operating effectively and reliably.
    2. Provide an independent review of reporting functions to ensure the integrity of financial reports.
    3. Monitor the effectiveness of performance management and performance information.
    4. Provide strong and effective oversight of internal audit function.
    5. Provide effective liaison and facilitate communication between management and external audit.
    6. Provide oversight of the implementation of accepted audit recommendations.
    7. Ensure effective monitoring of compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements and promotes a culture committed to lawful and ethical behaviour

    Terms of Appointment:

    1. Members of the Audit Committee shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years and shall be eligible for reappointment for a further one term only.
    2. Despite the provision in (i) above, after the expiry of every term at least one third of the committee shall retire and shall not be eligible for reappointment.
    3. The term is only extended after the performance of the Committee has been reviewed.

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    CHAIRPERSON - Audit Committee: Of The County Government Of Uasin Gishu

    QUALIFICATIONS,REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Degree from a recognized University
    • Progressive working experience of not less than Seven (7) years
    • Be a member of a professional body and in good standing
    • Shall not have served or be serving as an employee, member of any committee of Uasin Gishu County for the last two years
    • Shall not have served or be serving as an employee of a business organization which has carried out any business with Uasin Gishu County in the last two years.
    • Have a good understanding of county government operating, financial reporting or auditing
    • Have requisite business and leadership skills
    • Shall not be a political officer holder
    • Be a person of integrity and meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Give rise to confidence in the overall efficiency of the Audit Committee
    • Ensure effective and independent audit committee.
    • Other duties and responsibilities of Audit Committee

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    Deputy Director Risk Management & Compliance

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Ensuring correct interpretation of financial, procurement and related laws
    2. Evaluates and provides reasonable assurance that risk management, control, and governance systems are functioning as intended and will enable the county's objectives and goals to be met.
    3. Reports risk management issues and internal controls deficiencies identified and provides recommendations for improving the county's operations, in terms of both efficient and effective performance
    4. Evaluates information security and associated risk exposures
    5. Evaluates regulatory compliance program with consultation from legal entities
    6. Evaluates the county's readiness in case of business interruption/disruption
    7. Maintains open communication with management and the audit committee
    8. Recommend establishment of efficient risk management systems in the county
    9. Perform any other audit duties as may be assigned by the Director.

    Requirements for Appointment

    1. Bachelor of commerce, Business administration or related studies from a recognized university.
    2. Holder of CPA (K) and a member in good standing
    3. Five (5) years’ experience, three (3) years of which must have been in a senior management level in an institution either in public or private sector
    4. Knowledge and experience in Public Service/Devolved system of Government including financial reporting and auditing
    5. Knowledge and experience in Risk Management
    6. Be a person of integrity and in compliance with requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

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    Workshop Superintendent

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Planning and co-ordination of both routine and preventive maintenance of Farm Machinery and equipment.
    • Manages workshop equipment and supervise maintenance and/or repair jobs to ensure that equipment is kept in good working order.
    • Make recommendations regarding maintenance procedures when requested.
    • Initiate and process maintenance work orders.
    • Monthly workshop technical reports to line manager
    • Training and offering leadership to workshop team.
    • Advise management on machinery and equipment replacements.
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for appointment

    • Diploma in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering
    • Conversant with maintenance of farm machineries especially tractors etc
    • Excellent communication, planning and organization skills.
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision and under strict deadlines.
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a busy workshop.

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    Chief Social Service and Special Needs Officer

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Answerable to the Deputy Director Gender and Social Services
    • Assist in the general administration of the section and supervision of staff under him/her.
    • Assist the Deputy Director on policy formulation on matters of social welfare, Special Needs and implementation of County policies
    • Coordination of social welfare work including assessment, counseling, social inquiries, advisory services to vulnerable individuals and groups.
    • Coordinate home tracing, placement, and rehabilitation of vulnerable individuals.
    • Carry out home visits and follow up programs with persons benefiting from social welfare programs.
    • Assist in compilation and preparation of the departmental quarterly and annual reports and annual work plans.
    • Promote and coordinate social welfare programs that targets vulnerable groups in order to improve their livelihoods.
    • Advise and sensitize communities on existing social welfare and Special Needs programmes.
    • Promote and coordinate programs that enhance and protects Persons and Children with Special needs rights.
    • Scrutinize, advice and assist in coordinating performance contract appraisal in the section
    • Identification and collaboration with stakeholders in Social Welfare and Special Needs activities, rights and protection programmes in the County
    • Ensure consistency of social development work standards and implementation of developmental activities within the community.
    • Preparation and extension of treatment/rehabilitation plans
    • Ensure documentation of client’s case histories
    • Coordinate referral to services and resources.
    • Enforcement of all regulation and institute proper mechanism on Persons with Special needs right and protection
    • Act as a link and advocate for Social Welfare and Special Needs clients.
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for appointment

    • Degree in Education with a bias in special Education from a recognized institution of higher learning.
    • Knowledge of relevant professional standards affecting the operations including the code of ethics.
    • Be conversant with policy formulation and implementation.
    • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the County development objectives and vision 2030.
    • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant legislation and the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
    • Five (5) years of relevant work experience in either public or private sector
    • Demonstrate good leadership, communication, interpersonal, organizational, negotiation and problem solving skills and ability to build and lead cohesive teams
    • Be computer literate.

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    Ward Administrator - : SIMAT /KAPSERET

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Overseeing effective service delivering in the area of jurisdiction
    • Developing programs and projects to empower the community
    • Coordinating and facilitating citizen participation in the development of policies, plans and delivery of services
    • Facilitating inter-governmental relations and conflict resolution
    • Overseeing safe custody of county government assets in the area of jurisdiction
    • Coordinating and liaising with other directorates and departments in the area of jurisdiction
    • Ensuring compliance with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements
    • Ensuring compliance with national values and principles of good governance
    • Coordinating citizen participation in governance in the area of jurisdiction
    • Enhance administrative capacity for effective functions and governance at the local level Identify development projects
    • Disseminating information to the public
    • Providing linkage between the office and the community

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan Citizen
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Sciences
    • Have working experience of not less than three years in administration/management Demonstrate a thorough understanding of County development objectives;
    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding and commitment to values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;
    • Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution

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    Water Engineer

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Supervision and management of water plants at sub county level
    2. Carry out the management and co-ordination of all water activities
    3. Monitor the sub-county level budget and advice on necessary changes or adaptations to the Assistant director water and sanitation services and seniors, in order that funds are released in a timely manner;
    4. Prepare a monthly expenditure reports on sub county activities, related to each project for submission to the office the assistant water and sanitation services and seniors:
    5. Participate in county development meetings to prepare, review and Provide response to water related disasters;
    6. Promote sanitation at The sub-county level;
    7. Assists WSPs to achieve their mandates.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Bachelor of science in Water Engineering/Civil Engineering/Hydrology/Water & Environmental Engineering or any other related field
    • Three (3) years relevant experience in the related field.
    • Must be registered with Engineers Registration Board of Kenya or relevant professional body
    • Good managerial skills.

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    Chief Human Resource Officer

    Requirements for appointment

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management (HR Option), Bachelor of Commerce (HR Option) or a Degree in Social Science with a Diploma in HRM
    • Three (3) years’ progressive work experience in a busy organization with specific experience in Industrial Relations, Recruitment and Training.
    • Good Analytical skills and Organizational skill
    • Knowledge of Labour laws
    • Leadership and supervisory skills
    • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinating human resource services in the department in such areas as appointment, promotion, payroll management; discipline, pensions, establishment and complement control;
    • Preparing and processing cases for the departmental Human Resource Management Advisory Committee;
    • implementing human resource management decisions within existing rules, regulations and procedures;
    • Preparing and compiling reports on the implementation of Performance Management systems including Performance Appraisal Systems;
    • Managing human resource information systems;
    • Undertaking training needs assessment; identifying training and development programmes; carrying out training needs analysis; preparing training projections and plans; undertaking evaluation of training programmes;
    • Developing, updating and maintaining human resource development data and records.

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