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  • Posted: Apr 19, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 29, 2021
  • Nandi County is Kenya’s athletics hub.It is home to tens of the world’s celebrated athletes, including world record breakers such as Pamela Jelimo, Janet Jepkosgei and the legendary athlete Kipchoge Keino. The 2,884 square kilometres 'home of champions’ borders Baringo to the east, Vihiga and Kakamega to the west, Uasin Gishu to the nort...
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    Municipal Manager (Kapsabet Municipality)

    JOB GROUP ‘Q’ (1 POST)


    The Municipal Manager will be responsible to the Municipal Board for managing the affairs of the Municipality in line with Article 184 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the Urban Areas and Cities Act 2011.


    1. Be a Kenyan Citizen;
    2. Have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Public Administration, Urban Planning and Management or any other related field from a recognized University, a Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
    3. Must be an active member of a relevant professional body;
    4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrate a thorough understanding of Socio-Economic dynamics in Nandi County;
    5. Be a strategic thinker and result oriented with wide knowledge in Urban Development Policies and Financial Management;
    6. Must have proven experience of not less than five years in Administration or Management either in Public or Private sector;
    7. Must be a Computer literate; and
    8. Must be result oriented with excellent report writing, analytical and problem solving skills.


    • The Municipal Manager shall implement the decisions and functions of the Board and shall be answerable to the Board;
    • Manage administration in accordance to the Urban Areas and Cities Act, 2011 and applicable legislations;
    • Formulation and implementation of Policies, Strategies, Plans and Programs;
    • Develop, implement an integrated Development plan and Monitor its progress;
    • Be principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and effective; working relationships between the board and the civil society, private sector and community based organizations;
    • Controlling land use, land sub-division for various development purposes as may be delegated;
    • Coordinating and facilitating citizen participation in the development of policies, plans and delivery of services;
    • Prepare and submit to the board an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the Municipality;
    • Implementing policies for fire and disaster management;
    • Promote a safe and healthy environment;
    • Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;
    • Encourage and support regional and inter-governmental corporations;
    • Act as Board Secretary and as ex-officio member of all committees of the Board; and
    • Perform other duties as may be directed by the Board of the Municipality.

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    (3 POSTS)

    Positions for the directors - Kapsabet Nandi Water & Sanitation Company Limited will reflect a representation from each of the following organizations:

    • Business and manufacturing community/ Local professional bodies
    • Resident organizations
    • Women organizations

    All interested applicants should be nominated by their respective organizations or professional bodies.


    To be eligible, an applicant should be:

    1. Literate and numerate to a minimum of bachelors degree from a recognised university - in various fields;
    2. Demonstrate experience and acumen in a business or any profession of at least five years;
    3. Demonstrate participation in local development initiatives;
    4. Have experience as change management agent;
    5. Resident in service area of the company;
    6. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity; and
    7. Nomination by respective organisations or proffessional bodies.

    Suppliers or other trading associates of the company and persons in current professional or sod relationship with the management of the company are not eligible to become directors in the company.

    Method of Application

    Written applications including the current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:
    The Secretary/CEO
    Nandi County Public Service Board,
    P.O. Box 802-30300 Kapsabet.

    Hand delivered applications should be handed over at the Nandi County Public Service Board so as to reach the office on or before the close of business on, Thursday 29th April, 2021

    In addition, interested candidates applying for Job Groups ‘N and above’ are advised to submit copies of letters of clearance from:

    • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)-Tax Compliance Certificate ;
    • The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
    • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
    • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)


    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    • Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification
    • County Government of Nandi is an equal opportunity employer.Women, youth and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    • All candidates are reminded to observe the Ministry of Health Protocols on Covid - 19 during interviews.

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

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