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  • Posted on: 26 June, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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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 .

    Director, Veterinary Services

     

    Job Details

    • Supervise animal health programs and veterinary public health activities within the county.
    • Coordinate implementation of animal disease control activities such as surveillance, treatment and vaccination.
    • Participate in developing disease control strategies that ensure reduced incidences of disease outbreaks and eventually create disease free zones.
    • Management of information systems for the animal health sector in the county.
    • Technical capacity development for the animal sector need i.e. training for the core functions
    • Livestock, Fisheries & Veterinary Services. •
    • Organization and management of veterinary, directorate and resources in the county.
    • Supervises all private Animal health providers in the county
    • Supervises hides and skins development activities within the county
    • Provide licenses to all artificial inseminators in the county
    • Compile annual, quarterly and monthly reports on veterinary activities
    • Ensure smooth running of livestock markets and issue movement control
    • Plans vaccination activities and other disease control measures
    • Coordinate programs on the control of animal diseases
    • Provide technical advice to the Chief Officer in matters relating to veterinary services in the County especially on policy and legislation.
    • Ensure timely response to disease outbreak by enforcing livestock improvement regulations.
    • Organize stakeholder’s forum for example workshops, field days and agricultural shows.
    • Budgeting for veterinary services in the county
    • Supervise revenue collection from meat inspection, vaccinations, licensing, livestock, movement permits and breeding services
    • Custodian of all physical assets under veterinary section

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Science or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution.
    • Seven (7) years’ experience, Three (3) years of which must have been in a senior management level in an institution either in public or private sector
    • Certificate in Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than Four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
    • Registration by Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB)
    • 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.
    • Be computer literate.

    Director Land Administration & Survey

     

    Job Details

    • Administer performance based management system in the department
    • Coordinate preparation of policy papers on land surveys
    • Reviewing policies on surveying, mapping, data management and human capacity development in the department in the county
    • Overseeing research of new and emerging technologies
    • Maintenance of sub divisional schemes and engineering surveys
    • Monitoring and evaluating survey and mapping activities within the county
    • Liaising with other departmental heads within the county on policy issues
    • Development, implementation and realization of the departments’ strategic plans and objectives
    • Preparation and implementation of the departments’ performance appraisal system and contracts
    • Overseeing the finances and assets management of the department, instituting operational accountability
    • Overall management and development of staff welfare and their technical requirements
    • Responding to court summons

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Land economics, Land survey and photogrammetric; Geometrics, Geo-informants or related courses
    • Seven (7) years’ experience, Three (3) years of which must have been in a senior management level in an institution either in public or private sector
    • Certificate in Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than Four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
    • Registered member of a professional body
    • 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.
    • Be computer literate.

    Director ICT

     

    Job Details

    • Promote infrastructure, and secure networks within County Government
    • Implement county ICT strategy, standards and guidelines
    • Oversee Installation and configuration of Local Area Network and Wide Area Network;
    • Develop, implement, review, evaluate and report on the organisation’s ICT strategic, business and operating plans and associated projects, ensuring alignment with the strategic directions of the organisation
    • Carrying out systems analysis, design and program specifications in liaison with users of the specific sectors;
    • Overseeing the process of configuration repair and maintenance of information Communication Technology equipment and associated peripherals;
    • Drawing up hardware specifications for information Communication Technology equipment;
    • Verification, validation and certification of information technology equipment;
    • Providing effective leadership to ICT staff
    • Overseeing the overall coordination, monitoring and evaluation of ICT systems and operations in the county.
    • Implementation of county/ national ICT policy, and e-Government master plans
    • Manage ICT centers, innovation hubs and other related installations throughout the county.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology or a related field from a recognized university. A master’s degree is an added advantage
    • Technical knowledge and skills in computer programming, information systems and information systems security.
    • A minimum of Seven (7) years’ experience in relevant work and at least three (3) years in a supervisory role in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
    • Professional certification such as Certified Computer Network Professional (CCNP), CCNA, MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, Oracle Certified Database administrator OCDBA, Microsoft Certified databases Administrator MCDBA or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. Certification in Project management is an added advantage.
    • Member of an ICT professional body.
    • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
    • Satisfy the requirement of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

    Director Revenue Management

     

    Job Details

    • Oversee implementation and compliance with county policies and regulations relating to revenue collection
    • Ensure that the designed systems of collecting revenues is efficient, effective and secure
    • Ensure that all the expected revenues are timely collected, receipted and Schedule of all revenue sources maintained
    • Ensure that Demand notices are timely issued and ensure compliance
    • Ensure that periodic surveys are undertake to determine feasibility in revenue collection
    • Ensure that surprise inspection at points of revenue collections are carried out
    • Identify, expand and manage all revenue streams to ensure all revenues are collected and properly recorded and reported.
    • Ensuring compliance with the values and principles as outlined in article 10 of the constitution and the public finance management act 2012
    • Develop a plan to create, demand and achieve revenue growth in the county.
    • Identify and rate economic potentials of new revenue streams
    • Ensure accurate revenue analysis are performed and advices the head of revenue collections
    • Set up an effective mechanism for monitoring and ensuring revenue system integrity and security
    • Providing advisory services to the management and other stakeholders on all revenue financial matters in the County; Any other function allocated by Chief Officer Finance
    • Supervision, training, development and deployment of Revenue staff.
    • Any other function allocated by Chief Officer Finance

    Qualifications

    • Holder of Bachelors degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option)
    • Member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) with good standing
    • Seven (7) years’ experience, Three (3) years of which must have been in a senior management level in an institution either in public or private sector
    • Experience in public sector accounting
    • Be conversant with public finance management act 2012
    • Conversant with various computer application skills/Packages
    • Creative and innovative, technical problem solving, transformative and resource management skills;
    • Integrity and commitment to produce results, ability to work with minimum supervision;
    • Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce and Good communication and Analytical skills

    Director Risk Management, Compliance & Audit Services

     

    Job Details

    • Coordinate sector plans and develop departments plan
    • Coordinate operations in the department including fleet management
    • Prepare monthly staff returns
    • Prepare fuel requirements for fleets
    • Monitoring the performance contracts and follow up on progress
    • Leads the monitoring and evaluation team in project implementation
    • Handling administrative, Human Resources and assets management issues.
    • Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Officer.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in the relevant field.
    • A Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage
    • Seven (7) years’ experience, Three (3) years of which must have been in a senior management level in an institution either in public or private sector
    • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
    • 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.
    • Be computer literate.

    Director Environment

     

    Job Details

    • Planning and supervision of the relevant division’s programmes and activities.
    • Organization, direction, control and co-ordination of the functions of the division.
    • Interpreting and applying national and county laws and other related statutes in the relevant division in line with the county goals and objectives.
    • Participating in developing appropriate county departmental policies, legal and institutional frameworks for implementation of the mandate of the division.
    • Handling administrative, Human Resources and assets management issues.
    • Oversee preparation of annual work plans and financial budgets
    • Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures
    • Co-ordination of production, documentation and dissemination of the relevant division’s information.
    • Provide advice and guidance in recruiting, hiring and staff development.
    • Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Officer.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in the relevant field.
    • A Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage
    • Seven (7) years’ experience, Three (3) years of which must have been in a senior management level in an institution either in public or private sector
    • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
    • 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.
    • Be computer literate.

    Director Supply Chain Management

     

    Job Details

    • This will be the overall head of Supply Chain Management in the County
    • The duties at this level entail assisting the Chief Officer Finance, CECM Finance and Economic Planning and the Governor in the day to day duties, innovation and design of supply chain management strategies and translating them into policies.
    • Introducing systems that will facilitate effective and efficient management of supply chain management function in the County.
    • Providing of guidelines on the supply chain management policy matters to the departments
    • Developing regulatory framework and standards on supply chain management in the county.
    • Update exiting rules and regulations in line with changing environment such as laws and related statutes
    • Implementation of Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015 and its regulation 2016.
    • Preparing Professional opinions to the County Officers on all supply chain management matters with the county.
    • Approval of all transactions both manually and electronically
    • Coordinate the administration of scheme of service for supply chain management personnel and reviewing of curriculum for the public sector materials management programs in the county,

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following: – Commerce (procurement option), Business administration (procurement option), Procurement and supply chain management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
    • Seven (7) years’ experience, Three (3) years of which must have been in a senior management level in an institution either in public or private sector
    • Must be a member of CIPS or KISM
    • Must have attended Senior Management Course for a period not less than Four (4) Weeks.
    • Demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in organization and management of supply chain Management functions and possess a thorough understanding of supply chain management policies, rules, regulations and other status that impact on supply chain management.
    • Ability to articulate and implement departmental and county government mandates
    • Organizational, analytical, managerial and decision making skills

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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