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Government Jobs in Kenya - Siaya

County Government of Siaya
 
Public Service Board Siaya County
 
The County Government of Siaya wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44, 63, 6 and 66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.

 

County Secretary
Job Group T
(1 Post)
Terms of Service: 
Contract
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of a first degree in any of the following disciplines; public administration, arts, sociology, anthropology, or management from Universities recognised in Kenya.
  • Master’s degree from a university recognised in Kenya will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate leadership and management capacity including but not limited to knowledge of public financial management and strategic management.
  • Be conversant with the constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws.
  • Have ability to work in a multi ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Have capacity to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to National values and principles of governance as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of both the county and national goals, policies development strategies as well as Vision 2030.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10)years in senior administration and management.
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Possession of CPS (K) will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operationally, will be the head of County Public Service and secretary to the County Executive Committee.
  • Will be responsible for arranging the business and keep the minutes of the County Executive Committee meetings.
  • Conveying the decisions of the County Executive Committee to the appropriate persons or institutions.
  • Provide Strategic policy directions to improve service delivery
  • Perform functions on the delegated authority from the County Public Service Board as per article 86 (1) of the County Government Act No.12 of 2012
  • Establishing and developing collaboration with the National government ministries or departments, partners and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Performing any other function as may be directed by the Governor and the County Executive Committee.
Secretary to the County Public Service Board
1 Post
Terms of Service: 
Contract
 
The Secretary shall be the accounting officer and the head of the Board Secretariat
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide Strategic leadership for effective delivery of the Board’s mandate as per the mission, vision and strategic plan.
  • Oversee the management of the finances, preparation and submission of the Board’s annual plans, program and estimates.
  • Make regular reports for approval and submission to the County Assembly on the execution of the functions of the Board.
  • Execution of the decision of the Board.
  • Day-to- day administration of the secretariat and welfare
  • Ensure staff compliance with public service values, principles and ethical standards.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the Board from time to time.
  • Will operationally work under the supervision of the Board’s committee on Finance, Administration and Advisory and generally work under the leadership of Chariman, Siaya County Public Service Board.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of at least first degree from a university recognised in Kenya
  • Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Be a certified public secretary of good professional standing
  • Working experience of not less than five (5) years in the relevant field.
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Department of Lands
Deputy Director of Survey
Job Group Q
(1 Post)

Reporting to the Director - Lands, Physical Planning, Surveying and Housing. The officer shall be responsible for all survey works.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the management and coordination of survey services in the county.
  • Organisation, direction, control and coordination of the functions of the department.
  • Supervision, survey and registration of all public land and utilities.
  • Preparing and submitting technical and administrative reports of the division.
  • Developing and implementing and evaluating the department strategic/work plans, programs and projects in collaboration with other departments and stakeholders.
  • Developing county policies, legal and institutional framework for the implementation of the mandate of the department.
  • Oversee the preparation of annual work placement, and financial budgets.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Officer Lands, Physical Planning, Survey and housing
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenya citizen
  • Bachelor degree in Surveying from a University recognised in Kenya.
  • A Masters degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least five (5) years experience, two (2) of which should be in senior management.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Be proficient in computer Aided Designs (CAD) or Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Be strategic thinker and result oriented
  • Registered with relevant professional body
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.
Deputy Director Housing
Job Group ‘Q’
 
Duties and Responsibilities:-
  • Reporting to the Director Lands, Physical Planning, Surveying and Housing.
  • Will be responsible for providing overall leadership in the area of County Government Housing Management
  • Responsible for the implementation of the County Housing Management Policies.
  • Provide leadership in all the County Government Housing Estates and advice the Chief Officer on all Housing related matters
  • The County Housing Manager will also oversee valuation of the County Properties undertakes Estate Administration.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the chief officer: Lands, Physical Planning, Survey and planning
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Bachelor Degree in Housing Administration, Real Estates, Housing or property Management or any relevant field from a recognized University in Kenya.
  • Be registered with a relevant professional body in Kenya.
  • Have five (5) years work experience in Estates, Housing or property management of Two (2) years served in senior management
  • Be conversant with prevailing Property Laws and Housing Management issues.
  • Be as a team player who is flexible and diligent.
  • Be computer literate.
  • A master in Housing Administration, Estate Management and Maintenance or Property Management will be an added Advantage.
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.
Deputy Director of Physical Planning
Job Group ‘Q’
 
Reporting to Director Land, Physical Planning, Survey and Housing and will be responsible for all Physical Planning Services.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervise all physical planning activities and continually monitor projects during construction phase and works directly with the architectural and engineering inspectors to assure that plans and specifications are followed and construction problems are minimized.
  • Act as a primary agent for the County in all matters dealing with construction project which include substitutions and changes in provision of the approved specifications.
  • Perform field investigation to ensure conformity to zoning codes, design regulation and/ or approved plans projects.
  • Perform various administrative functions for the department, including accepting applications and permits for processing and composing correspondences.
  • Prepare an integrated land use plan with relevant stakeholders for the use by Land Boards and other allocating authorities.
  • Assist in developing county policies, legal and institutional framework for the implementation of the mandate of the department.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Annual plan and Financial budgets
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the chief officer Lands, Physical Planning, Survey and housing
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenya citizen
  • Bachelor degree in Physical planning and Regional Planning or relevant field from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • A masters degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least five (5) years experience, two (2) of which should be in senior management.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Be proficient in computer Aided Designs (CAD) or Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain good working relations with developers contractors, property owners, fellow workers and general public.
  • Registered with relevant professional body
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.
Department of Health
 
Padeatrician

JG 
 (1 Post)
 
Will be based at the Siaya County Referral Hospital
 
The Pediatrician will be responsible for the planning and performing day to day implementation of the pediatric care at the County Referral Hospital and in the County.

Key Responsibilities
  • Planning and implementation of Pediatric care at the facility and in the County.
  • Supervision of Pediatric department at the facility and Pediatric Services in the County.
  • Teaching and supervision of Medical Officer interns, Clinical Officer interns and other clinical staff
  • Co-ordination of mentorship programmes for staff at the facility and the County.
  • Participation in quality assurance and improvement of Pediatric services
  • Co-ordination of continuing medical education in the department and at the facility.
  • Co-ordination of disaster response team.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Holder of MBCHB degree from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Master’s degree in Pediatrics and Child health.
  • Registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Have a valid retention certificate from Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Have at least five (5) years experience in the relevant field.
Chief Officers
  1. Public Works, Roads & Infrastructure JG “S” (1) Post
  2. Trade, Industry & Cooperative Development JG “S” (1) Post
Terms of Service, Contract/PP/Transfer of Service.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Shall be the Accounting and Authorized officer in respect to the exercise of delegated powers and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.
  • Shall implement policies and Development plans.
  • Shall Formulate and implement Effective programs aligned to Vision 2030, County (ies) Integrated development plan, Siaya County Government Strategic Plan and Sector goals.
  • Shall provide leadership in developing and implementing Strategic plans for their line Ministries/Departments.
  • Shall promote National values and Principles of the county public service as enshrined in chapters 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
Requirements for appointments.
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of a bachelors’ degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter 6 (Six) of the constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • A masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Have knowledge and experience of not less than 10 (ten) years in the specific portfolio, with at least three years of the same in Management/Administration.
  • Women are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply indicating , the post applied for, the county and ward of origin/residence.

All academic and professional testimonial copies including clearances from bodies such as; HELB, CRB, CID, EACC and other professional bodies should be attached.

Physical applications should be posted to or dropped clearly marked the position applied for at County Public Service Board Offices, Ardhi House in Bondo Sub-County on or before 4th November, 2014.

The envelopes should be sealed and clearly marked for the post applied for:


Applications should be addressed to 

Ismael Noo, Interim Secretary,
P.O.Box 803, 40600, Siaya

Email: infopsb@siaya.go.ke

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