• Job Opportunities at Kiambu County Government - 32 Positions

  • Posted on: 12 September, 2017 Deadline: 14 September, 2017
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  • Kiambu County is a county in the former Central Province of Kenya. Its capital is Kiambu and its largest town is Thika. The county is adjacent to the northern border of Nairobi County and has a population of 1,623,282

    County Executive Committee Member - 10 positions

     

    Pursuant to Section 35, 36, and 45 of the County Government Act 2012, the Governor, County Government of Kiambu hereby invites applications from qualified, result oriented and self motivated citizens to fill the vacancies in the following Departments as County Executive Committee Members.

    • Roads, Transport and Public Works
    • Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
    • Finance and Economic Planning
    • Health Services
    • Education, Gender, Culture and Social Services
    • Youth, Sports, ICT and Communication
    • Energy, Water, Environment and Natural Resources
    • Lands, Housing, Physical Planning and Urban Development
    • Administration and Public Service
    • Trade, Tourism, Co-operatives and Enterprise Development

    Duties for the County Executive Committee Member Job

    • To supervise the administration and delivery of services in the respective departments of the County Government and all decentralized units and agencies in the County;
    • Implement County legislation;
    • Implement within the County, national legislation to the extent that the legislation so requires;
    • Manage and co-ordinate the functions of the County administration and its department;
    • Provide the County Assembly with the full and regular reports on matters relating to the County;
    • May advise the Governor on matters within his/her area of jurisdiction;

    County Executive Committee Member Job Requirements

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
    • Masters degree will be an added advantage;
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
    • Have knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than five years in the field relevant to the portfolio of the department to which the person is seeking to be considered;
    • Understand the diversity, challenges and opportunities within the County;
    • Should not hold any other State or Public Office;
    • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
    • Be a visionary and strategic thinker;
    • Have the ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
    • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
    • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve her vision. Terms of Service: Contract Salary: As prescribed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)

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    Board Members - 2 positions

     

    Pursuant to Section 58 of the County Government Act 2012, the Governor, County Government of Kiambu hereby invites applications from qualified, result oriented and self motivated citizens to fill two vacancies as Board Members in the County Public Service Board.

    Duties for the Board Members Job

    • Establish and abolish offices in the county public service;
    • Appoint persons to hold or act in offices of the county public service including in the Boards of cities and urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments;
    • Exercise disciplinary control over and remove, persons holding or acting in those offices as provided for under the County Government Act;
    • Prepare regular reports for submission to the County Assembly on the execution of the functions of the board;
    • Promote in the county public service the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;
    • Evaluate and report to the County Assembly on the extent to which the value and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution are complied with in the County public service;
    • Facilitate the development of coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments in the county;
    • Advise the County Government on human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments in the county;
    • Advise the County Government on human resource management and development;
    • Advise the County Government on implementation and monitoring of the national performance management system in the county;
    • Make recommendations to the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, on behalf of the County Government, on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for county public service employees;

    Board Members Job Requirements

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
    • Masters degree will be an added advantage;
    • Have a working experience of not less than five years;
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity;
    • Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct;
    • Not be a public or state officer;
    • Understand the diversity within the county;
    • Be a visionary and strategic thinker
    • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
    • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve her vision

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    Chief Officer - 10 positions

     

    The Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in a specific department and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member.

    The ten (10) posts will be as follows: (Applicants should specify the portfolio for which they are applying for).

    • Roads, Transport and Public Works
    • Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
    • Finance and Economic Planning
    • Health Services
    • Education, Gender, Culture and Social Services
    • Youth, Sports, ICT and Communication
    • Energy, Water, Environment and Natural Resources
    • Lands, Housing, Physical Planning and Urban Development
    • Administration and Public Service
    • Trade, Tourism, Co-operatives and Enterprise Development

    Chief Officer Job Responsibilities

    • The administration of a county department;
    • Formulation and implementation of effective programs to attain vision 2030 and sector goals;
    • Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans;
    • Implementation of policies and regulations;
    • Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery;
    • Ensuring compliance with the national values and principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
    • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time;

    Requirements for the Chief Officer Job

    • Be a Kenyan citizen;
    • Have a Bachelor’s degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
    • Possession of Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
    • Must be a member of a professional body relevant to the position applied for and in good standing;
    • Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than ten (10) years in the relevant field, five of which should be in a managerial position;
    • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
    • Demonstrate through understanding of county development objectives and vision 2030;
    • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
    • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
    • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;
    • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
    • Satisfies the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
    • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
    • Be computer literate.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport and any other supporting documents. The applicants should indicate the position applied for on top of the envelope and address it to:

    The Secretary County Public Service Board P. O. Box 2362 – 00900 KIAMBU

    Hand delivered applications should be dropped in the specific box provided for on the first floor Thika Sub-County offices (at the County Public Service Board offices – Room 103) between 8.00 a.m and 5.00 p.m on weekdays. Applicants should seek clearance from and attach copies or evidence thereof of the CURRENT (valid in 2017) documents below.

    Kenya Revenue Authority

    Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission

    Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)

    Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

    Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Applications should be received on or before the 15th September, 2017

    Note:

    Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. Women, minorities and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates will undergo vetting and approval by the county assembly prior to their appointment.

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