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Recruitment at Nairobi City County, Kenya (16 Positions)

The Office of the Governor, Nairobi City County wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the County Government Act of 2012.


Chief Officers 

(15 Posts)
 
In the following functional areas:
 
1. Finance and Economic Planning
 
2. Agriculture, Livestock Development & Fisheries
 
3. Health Services
 
4. Education, Children and Youth Affairs
 
5. Gender, Culture and Social Services
 
6. Public Works, Roads and Transport
 
7. Public Service Management
 
8. Procurement
 
9. Trade, Industrialization& Cooperative Development
 
10. Tourism and Wildlife
 
11. Lands and Housing
 
12. City Planning
 
13. Water, Energy and Natural Resources
 
14. Environment and Forestry
 
15. Information, Communication, and E-Government
 
a) Requirements for appointment
 
i) Be a Kenyan Citizen.
 
ii) Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
 
iii) Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten years in the specific area.
 
iv) Be Computer literate
 
v) Must have attended a course in Management/Strategic Leadership
 
vi) A relevant Masters Degree is an added advantage.
 
vii) Applicants must be registered with a relevant professional body.
 
viii) Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
 
b) Duties and responsibilities
 
The Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in respect of exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member for:.
 
i) The Administrative duties of a County Department.
 
ii) Implementation of policies and development plans.
 
iii) Development and Implementation of Strategic Plans.
 
iv) Formulate and implement effective programs to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals.
 
v) Promote national values and principles of government and values and principles of public service referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
 
vi) Proven experience in Public Finance Management.
 
vii) Other duties as assigned by the County Governor.
 
Terms of Service: Contract 3 years renewable
 
Salary Scale: Kshs.120, 270 – Kshs.180,660 P.M House Allowance: Kshs.56,000 P.M Commuter Allowance: Kshs.20,000P.M.
 
County Secretary

(1 Post)
 
The County Secretary shall be the Head of the County Public Service and will be responsible to Governor for:
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
i) Secretary to the County Executive Committee
 
ii) Coordinate County state functions
 
iii) Ensure efficient management of resources and coordination of County Government activities
 
iv) Interpret, disseminate and oversee implementation of National and County Government policies
 
v) Communicate and follow up the decisions of the Executive Committee to the appropriate persons.
 
vi) Provide direction and guidance to public officers in the County.
 
vii) Perform any other duties as directed by the County Executive Committee.
 
For appointment to this position a candidate must:-
 
i) Be a Kenyan citizen
 
ii) Must have work experience of not less than 15 years; ten of which should be in administration and management
 
iii) Have a Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya
 
iv) Have a Master’s Degree in Administration/Management, Human Resource Management / Development management / strategic management, economics or equivalent qualifications from a University recognized in Kenya.
 
v) Must have attended a course in Strategic Leadership
 
vi) Be conversant with Government protocols and etiquette
 
vii) Be conversant with the constitution of Kenya and Devolution Acts
 
viii) Have excellent Interpersonal, Communication and Report Writing Skills
 
ix) Proven merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
 
x) Be computer literate
 
xi) Proven experience in Public Finance Management.
 
xii) Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
 
xiii) Promote national values and principles of government and values and principles of public service referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
 
Terms of Service: Contract 3 years renewable
 
Salary Scale Ksh. 152,060-302,980p.m. House Allowance: Ksh.70,000p.m. Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 24,000p.m. Annual leave allowance p.a. Medical Cover.
 
General Requirements for all Applicants
 
For a candidate to meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution, he/she must have the following clearance.
 
i) Certificate of good conduct from the criminal investigations department (CID)
 
ii) Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
 
iii) A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
 
iv) A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
 
How to Apply
 
All written applications, CV’s, copies of certificates and testimonials and Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:
 
The Chairman
County Public Service Board
Nairobi City County
P.O. Box 30075-00100
Nairobi
 
Important Information to all candidates
i) All applications should reach the Office of the Governor on or before 9th July, 2013
 
ii) Applicants should clearly mark the following on the envelope and application letter: Position applied for. For chief officers, also indicate the functional area you are applying for
 
iii) Manual applications should be delivered to City Hall 1st floor room 131 while online applications should be emailed to: countypsb@nairobi.go.ke
 
iv) Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
 

Nairobi City County is an equal opportunity employer.

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