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  • Posted on: 21 August, 2018 Deadline: 3 September, 2018
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  • County Government of Uasin Gishu County Public Servce Board Advetisement of Vacancies August 2018 -

    Pursuant to the provisions of The County Government Act, No.17 of 2012 Section 45, the county Government of Uasin Gishu wishes to consider applications from highly qualified, results-oriented and self-motivated Kenyan citizens for appointment to the following positions:

     

    Chief Trade Development Officer

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Participate in the development of County trade development and investment programs.
    • Market and promote existing and potential investment opportunities within the county
    • Develop wholesale and retail trade and promote business producer groups
    • Manage credit schemes for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)
    • Develop and implement policies of the investment section.
    • Any other duties as assigned

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/Economics/Business Administration/International Trade or related field
    • Previous work experience of not less than Five (5) years in a busy private or public
    • Knowledge of Economic, Social, Political and Development issues
    • Knowledge of Chinese language –both written and spoken (This is a requirement for investor interaction)
    • Strong leadership, organization and coordination skills
    • Good interpersonal relations with proven communication skills, both verbal and written;
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

    Terms of Service: P&P Salary: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

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    Physical Planning Assistant

     

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Researching, collecting, storing, retrieving, evaluating and manipulating data
    • Designing maps
    • Checking the accuracy of maps
    • Liaising with information providers, clients and external contacts
    • Accessing and using aerial photographs and satellite images

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Physical Planning, Cartography/Technical Design and or GIS
    • Experience in relevant field

    Terms of Service: P&P

    Salary: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

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    Senior Physical Planner

     

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Preparation of Spatial Development Plans for small and medium sized urban areas;
    • Collecting, analyzing, collating and analyzing urban & regional planning data;
    • Preparing action plans for specific projects such as residential housing schemes, shopping centers
    • Providing advice on development applications;
    • Providing logistical support to physical planning liaison committee;
    • Updating and maintaining physical planning records.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning, spatial planning
    • Five years post graduate experience in this field
    • Graduate member Physical Planners professional body

    Terms of Service: P&P

    Salary: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

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    Chief Physical Planner

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Providing guidelines for regulating use of land;
    • Ensuring proper physical planning practice in urban and rural areas ;
    • Initiating research and innovation on urbanization strategies and policies and any other matter arising out of planning activities;
    • Participate in Physical Planning Liaisons Committee ;
    • Assist in planning and managing physical planning projects/programmes at the county in collaboration with National Land Commission and County Government;
    • Assist in Developing, implementing and realizing strategic plans and objectives;
    • Assist in preparing annual state of physical planning in county reports;
    • Preparing and implementing performance targets ,work plans and contract

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning/Urban Planning/Urban Management Planning
    • Five (5) years’ experience in relevant field
    • Cooperate member of physical planners’ professional body

    Terms of Service: P&P

    Salary: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

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    Deputy Director Of Physical Planning And Urban Development

     

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Providing advice to the County Government of Uasin Gishu on physical planning and Urban Development matters;
    • Formulating regional and local physical development policies, guidelines and strategies;
    • Ensuring proper physical planning practice in urban and rural areas;
    • Initiating research and innovation on urbanization strategies and policies and any other matter arising out of planning activities;
    • Planning and managing physical planning projects/ programmes at the county in collaboration with National Land Commission and County Government;
    • Collaborating and partnering with local, regional and international stakeholders
    • Preparing annual state of physical planning in the county reports;
    • Preparing and implementing the performance targets, work plans and contract;
    • Managing, mentoring and developing staff.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning, urban planning, urban management planning
    • Seven (7) years’ experience in relevant field
    • Registered with physical planning registration board
    • Cooperate member of planner’s professional body Terms of Service: P&P

    Salary: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

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    County Agricultural Training Centre (Atc) – Chebororwa- Board Members

     

    The Members will represent the following categories:

    • Professional Bodies ( Finance, Human Resource and Agriculture/Livestock Production) – Three (3) Posts
    • Community Based Organisations( CBOs) – Two (2) Posts
    • Persons with Disabilities (PWD’s) – One (1) Post

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop and review agricultural training policies and strategies
    • Advise management on agribusiness, livestock, crop production and resource management.
    • Monitor institutional performance
    • Provide guidance on strategic development and establish linkages and partnerships

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Human Resource/Finance/Livestock Production/Crop Production/Business Administration/Entrepreneurship/ Agribusiness for representatives of professional bodies and at least ‘O’ level of education for members representing Community Based Organisations and Persons with Disabilities.
    • Experience in related field
    • Experience in resource mobilization and linkages
    • Must have conceptual skills
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
    • Letter of nomination/recommendation from the group/body the member will represent.

    Terms of Service: Contract (Part-time)

    Allowances: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

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    County Agricultural Mechanization Services (Ams) Board Members - 5 positions

     

    The Members will represent the following categories:

    • Professional Bodies ( Marketing, Human Resource and Finance) – Three (3) Posts
    • Farmers Organisations – Two (2) Posts

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop and review agricultural mechanization policies and strategies
    • Monitor institutional performance
    • Provide guidance on strategic development.
    • Establish linkages and partnerships

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Human Resource/Finance for representatives of Professional Bodies and at least ‘O’ level of education for members representing Farmers’ Organisations.
    • Experience in related field
    • Experience in resource mobilization and linkages
    • Must have conceptual skills
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
    • Letter of nomination/recommendation from the group/body the member will represent. Terms of Service: Contract (Part-time) Allowances: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

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    Deputy Director – Human Resource Management

     

    Reporting to the Director of HR, the Deputy Director is a senior managerial position in the department whose duties and responsibilities shall include:

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Formulation and implementation of HR policies
    • Initiate preparation of departmental/ministries strategic actions/plans
    • Management of HR staff
    • Making proposal on HR planning and succession management
    • Ensuring correct interpretation of rules and regulations in relation to labour laws and other statutes that impact on Human resources
    • CBA negotiations with the union and other welfare matters
    • Responsible for employee on boarding processes
    • Performance management and implementation systems
    • Employee safety, welfare, wellness and health
    • Processing and deployment of attachees to respective departments.
    • Development of processes and metrics that support the achievement of county goals

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Graduate in Human Resources Management or any other relevant Social Sciences degree
    • Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
    • Postgraduate Diploma in human resource management
    • Registered member of the institute of human resource management with IHRM practicing license
    • Previous work experience of not less than Seven (7) years in a busy private or public organization, three of which must be in a managerial position
    • Good knowledge of labour laws
    • Computer proficiency
    • Leadership and communication skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • A natural motivator and negotiator.

    Terms of Service: P&P

    Salary: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

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    Director Devolution & Administration

     

    Reporting to the Chief Officer – Devolution & Administration, the Director is a senior managerial position in the department whose duties and responsibilities shall include:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Coordination, management and supervision of the administrative functions in the department.
    • Maintaining a schedule of field activities from all departments.
    • Harmonization of coordination activities and Ward and Sub-County levels.
    • Coordinating and cascading of official communication to sub-counties and wards
    • Managing daily office operations and acting as the primary liaison with other departments.
    • Coordinate departmental work plans and budgeting
    • Consolidating reports on administration and development project from sub-counties

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

    • A degree in Social Sciences or related field from a recognized university.
    • Eight (8) years administrative experience in a busy public or private organization
    • Good knowledge of operations in devolved systems of government
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Commitment to confidentiality and impartiality
    • Be a person of integrity and in compliance with requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    Terms of Service: P&P

    Salary: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

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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 wish to head.)

    • Agriculture
    • Co-operatives and Enterprise Development
    • Education, Culture, and Social Services
    • Health Services
    • Information & Communication Technology & E- government
    • Physical Planning and Urban Development
    • Public Service Management
    • Roads, Transport, Energy and Public Works
    • Trade & Industrialization
    • Youth Affairs, Gender and Sports

    Duties and 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 Appointment

    • Have a Bachelor’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • Possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
    • Be a Kenya citizen.
    • 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 Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Terms of Service: Contract

    Salary: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

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    County Secretary

     

    The County Secretary is the head of the County Public Service.

    He is responsible for:

    • Arranging the business and keeping the Minutes of the County Executive Committee subject to the directions of the executive Committee,
    • Conveying the decisions of the County executive to the appropriate persons or authorities.
    • Coordinating day to day administrative duties and logistics
    • Coordinating and drafting briefs, speeches, policy, memoranda, ministerial position and concept papers.
    • Overseeing implementation of Government policies
    • Follow-up actions on Executive Committee decisions and directives with relevant departments
    • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the County Executive Committee.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be a Kenyan Citizen
    • Be a holder of a degree in Social Sciences/ Management from a university recognized in Kenya.
    • Post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
    • Have not less than Ten (10) years’ experience in Administration and Management
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

    Terms of Service: Contract

    Salary: As prescribed by SRC

    Note:

    Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya: Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

    Method of Application

    All applicants are required to download and fill an ‘Application for Employment Form’ and submit together with their applications.

    Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport, and clearance certificates indicating the position applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to:

    Secretary
    County Public Service Board Uasin Gishu County
    P.O. Box 1175-30100
    Eldoret

    Hand delivered applications can be submitted at County Public Service Board Offices located at the County Headquarters, 1st Floor Room 114.

    Applications should be received on or before Monday 3rd September 2018.

    Only applications with a duly filled ‘Application for Employment Form’ will be considered for short listing.

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