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Government Jobs in Kenya – Kitui

County Government of Kitui
 
Kitui County Public Service Board
 
Property Valuer / Estate Manager
 
One (1) Post

Job Group ‘N’
 
Salary Scale:Ksh.48,190 x 2,400 – 50,590 x 2,550 – 53,140 x 2,700 – 55,840 x 3,000 – 58,840 x 3,150 – 61,990 x 3,300 – 65,290 p.m.
 

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
 
Shall head the housing department and be responsible to the Assistant Director, Lands.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Valuation of private land for purchase or related transactions;
  • Maintenance of valuation roll of the county;
  • Management of all landed property belonging to the county including leases;
  • Supervise and direct staff according to projects requirements and respective administrative issues in the housing department;
  • Preparing routine and upon- request reports on valuation and property management matters;
  • Performing all administrative duties related to valuation and property management.
Qualifications / Requirements
  • A holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Land Economics.
  • Have relevant experience and a distinguished career in valuation and land management for period not less than five years.
  • A relevant Master Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a registered member of institution of surveyors of Kenya.
  • Have integrity and demonstrated high degree of professional

Assistant Director, Medical Services
 
One (1) Post

Job Group ‘P’
 
Salary Scale:Kshs.77,527 x 3,877 – 81,404 x 4,070 – 85,474 x 4,274 – 89,748 x 4,487 – 94,235 x 4,712 – 98,947 x 4,947 – 103,894 p.m.

Terms of Service:
 Permanent & Pensionable
 
Duties and Responsibilities


  • Diagnosing and treating patients;
  • Coordinating the implementation of the County Minimum Health Care Package;
  • Supervising health information management systems;
  • Carrying out human resource management functions;
  • Providing health service delivery standards manuals;
  • Developing and implementing Continuous Professional Development;
  • Preparing and submitting periodic reports to relevant authorities;
  • Supervise Health Facility based officers.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Bachelor of Science Degree either in Medicine or surgery
  • Must be registered with Medical practitioners and Dentist Board and in good standing
  • Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than seven (7) years in medicine and surgery
  • A relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in Computer applications

Assistant Director, Policy, Planning and Monitoring (Health)

One (1) Post

Job Group ‘P’

Salary Scale:
 Kshs.77,527 x 3,877 – 81,404 x 4,070 – 85,474 x 4,274 – 89,748 x 4,487 – 94,235 x 4,712 – 98,947 x 4,947 – 103,894 p.m.

Terms of Service:
 Permanent and Pensionable

Requirements for Appointment


  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Planning/Statistics/Health Informatics, Economics, with a postgraduate qualification in Management
  • Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than seven (7) years in policy, planning and monitoring
  • Sound financial management skills
  • A relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in Computer applications
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement strategies, policies and procedures in relation to strategic planning, research, monitoring and evaluation ;
  • Facilitate and compile departmental strategic documents, ie Five-year Strategic Plan, Annual Performance Plan, etc ;
  • Determine and implement the Departmental Research Programmes;
  • Conduct impact studies of major departmental interventions;
  • Develop and implement an effective monitoring and evaluation system that complies with Government legislation ;
  • Develop monitoring and evaluation tools for all departmental interventions ;
  • Continuously monitor the Department’s performance against its plans ;
  • Develop quarterly and annual performance reports.

Principal Works Officer
 
One (1) Post

Job Group ‘N’
 
Salary Scale:Ksh.48,190 x 2,400 – 50,590 x 2,550 – 53,140 x 2,700 – 55,840 x 3,000 – 58,840 x 3,150 – 61,990 x 3,300 – 65,290 p.m.
 
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
 
Requirements for appointment


  • A holder of a Bachelor of Architecture or bachelor of Building Economics or Bachelor of Quantity Surveying. Additional academic qualification shall be an added advantage,
  • A minimum of four years work experience in government agency, busy private professional Architectural, Quantity Surveying or related practice or construction business organization.
  • Have a strong planning and organizing and interpersonal skills including a thorough and methodical approach and ability to prioritize on work requirements.
  • Able to work under pressure and with short times lines.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To lead and work with Ministry staff to provide the needed support to ensure building construction and related products and services are provided efficiently in the manner required by clients;
  • Supervise and direct staff according to projects requirements and respective administrative issues;
  • The candidate should be able to work well with cutting edge technology in architecture;
  • Be able to perform the work to the required standards to ensure that the function, processes and activities at each stage meet the required quality;
  • Attend management and projects meetings and provide administrative and work/ projects reports to the chief officer on a regular basis or a need basis.

Deputy Director, Legal Services
One (1) Post
Job Group ‘Q” 
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Salary Scale:Ksh.89,748 x 4,487 – 94,235 x 4,712 – 98,947 x 4,947 – 103,894 x 5,195– 109,089 x 5,454 – 114,543 x 5,727 – 120,270 p.m.

Terms of Service:
 Permanent & Pensionable
 
Requirement for Appointment


  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Have a Bachelors of Law degree (LLB) from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have been admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Have relevant Knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years
  • A relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya and in good standing
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications.
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The incumbent will head the legal unit for efficient management of legal services in the county. Duties and responsibilities will be;
  • Management of the County legal services
  • Representing the county in civil matters in court
  • Drafting contracts and related legal documents
  • Undertaking legal research
  • Managing staff in the legal unit

County Chief Officer, Health and Sanitation

One (1) Post

Job Group ‘S’ 

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Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 x 5,902 – 126,172 x 6,077 – 132,249 x 6,252 – 138,501 x6,427 – 144,928 x 7,132 – 152,060 x 13,640 – 165,700 x 14,960 –180,660 p.m.
 
Terms of Service: Contract
 
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be in possession of a Bachelors degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have a Masters degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have at least ten(10) years relevant experience, five years of which should have been in a leadership position or at a top management level in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Possess knowledge of the organization and functions of Government;
  • Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the Public Service;
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of County Government/National goals, policies and developmental objectives including the Kenya Vision 2030;
  • Have demonstrable leadership and management capacity including knowledge of financial management and strategic people management;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity;
  • Membership to a Professional Association/body will be an added advantage; and
  • Proficiency in relevant Computer applications.
Core Competencies:
 
The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of County Chief Officer:
  • Ability to portray and uphold a positive County image;
  • Being visionary, result oriented and strategic thinker;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
Duties and Responsibilities
 
A County Chief Officer will be in charge of administration in the respective portfolio.
 
He /She will be the Accounting and Authorized Officer responsible for:
  • Providing strategic policy direction for improved service delivery;
  • Developing and implementing an effective performance management system;
  • Developing and implementing strategic plans;
  • Ensuring efficient and effective use of Financial and Human Resources, management of information systems and regular financial reporting as required;
  • Maintaining effective collaboration and partnerships with other organs of the County Government, other County Government Ministries, the private sector and other stakeholders;
  • Providing leadership in mainstreaming Information Communication Technology in the operations of the respective portfolio;
  • Promoting values and principles spelt out in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya in the operations of the respective portfolio;
  • Ensuring the achievement of the goals and objectives of Kenya Vision 2030 and of other County and Inter-Governmental programs and projects.
  • Performing any other functions as directed by the respective County Executive Committee Member.
How to Apply:
 
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the POSITION APPLIED FOR CLEARLY MARKED ON THE LEFT SIDE and addressed to:

The Secretary,
County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 33-90200, Kitui

Important information to all Candidates
  • Remuneration package for persons serving in the Public Service of County Governments is as  advised by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and is subject to review by the Commission from time to time.
  • Allowances and benefits shall be as determined and advised by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
  • Hand delivered applications can be dropped at the County Public Service Board offices located opposite KEFRI.
  • Applications should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before Monday, 1st September 2014.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce original National Identity Cards, Certificates and Testimonials.

NB: All candidates should meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution and will be required to obtain clearance from relevant Agencies once shortlisted.

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