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Government Jobs in Kenya - Nyeri

Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Nyeri
 
Nyeri County Public Service Board

The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the  following position:

Office of The Governor
 

Information Officer

1 Post

Job Group “ J”
 
Reporting to the Principal Information Officer, the Information Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities;
  • Assisting in the development of communications and media strategy.
  • Assisting in sourcing and arranging for appropriate television and radio programs to disseminate information on activities of the Governor
  • Assisting in documenting the Governor’s events through video, photography and press cutting.
  • Assisting in the preparation and placement of radio and TV infomericals
  • Assisting in the preparation of exhibitions and trade fairs
  • Any other duty as may be assigned.
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a holder of at least a diploma in any of the following disciplines from a recognized institution in Kenya:- Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Communication Studies, Media Studies / Sciences
  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than three (3) years in Public Communications
Remuneration and Benefits
  • Basic salary - Kshs 24,662-29,918 p.m
  • House Allowance - Kshs 4,5000 p.m
  • Commuter Allowance - Kshs 4,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service - Pensionable or Contract (Renewable based on Performance)
  • Service Gratuity - 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
  • Medical Cover - Provided for self, spouse and dependent children up to 21 years of age
  • Leave - 30 days annual leave with leave allowance

Office of The Governor
 
Principal Information Officer

1 Post

Job Group “N”

Reporting to the Director, Governor’s Press Service, the Principal Information Officer will be responsible for the following;
  • Development of communications and media strategy.
  • Sourcing and arranging for appropriate television and radio programs to disseminate information on activities of the Governor
  • Documenting the Governor’s events
  • Supervising the preparation and placement of radio and TV infomericals
  • Coordinating and organizing press teams for prompt and effective coverage of the Governor’s functions
  • Drafting speeches and talking notes for the Governor
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor’s degree from a University recognized in Kenya in any of the following disciplines:- Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Communication Studies, Media Studies/ Sciences 
  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than five years in Public Communications
Remuneration and Benefits
  • Basic Salary - Kshs 48,190 – 65,290 p.m
  • House Allowance - Kshs 17,000 p.m
  • Commuter Allowance - Kshs 8,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service - Pensionable or Contract (Renewable based on Performance)
  • Service Gratuity - 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
  • Medical Cover - Provided for self, spouse and dependent children up to 21 years of age
  • Leave - 30 days annual leave with leave allowance

Department of Lands & Infrastructure Development
 
Director Education & Training

1 Post

Job Group “R”
 
Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Director will be responsible for all matters related to education and training.
 
Other duties and responsibilities will include the following;
  • Preparation and implementation of the Directorates strategic plan and annual work plans.
  • Overseeing and coordinating promotion and implementation of ECDE and Youth Polytechnic Projects, policies and programmes.
  • Developing policies, strategy & guidelines for the development of County ECDE and Youth Polytechnics
  • Preparation of budget and procurement plans for the directorate
  • Monitoring & Evaluation of Training & Education activities and programmes in the County.
  • Providing technical and coordination support to the stakeholders and partners in mainstreaming the ECDE and Youth Polytechnics guidelines for County Government
  • Preparation of periodic reports as required
  • Training needs assessment and planning
  • Management of staff working in the Directorate
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Officer.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a holder of Bachelors degree in Education from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Must have served for a minimum of seven (7) years in a relevant field at Job Group “N” and above in the Public sector or at management level in the Private sector.
  • Proficiency in Computer applications
  • Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
Remuneration and Benefits
  • Basic Salary - Kshs. 109,089-144,928 p.m
  • House allowance - Kshs 40,000 p.m
  • Transport allowance - Kshs 16,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service - Pensionable or Contract (Renewable based on Performance)
  • Service Gratuity - 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
  • Medical Cover - Provided for self, spouse and dependent children up to 21 years of age
  • Leave - 30 days annual leave with leave allowance
Remuneration and Benefits
  • Basic Salary - Kshs. 109,089-144,928 p.m
  • House allowance - Kshs 40,000 p.m
  • Transport allowance - Kshs 16,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service - Pensionable or Contract (Renewable based on Performance)
  • Service Gratuity - 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
  • Medical Cover - Provided for self, spouse and dependent children up to 21 years of age
  • Leave - 30 days annual leave with leave allowance

Department of Lands & Infrastructure Development.
 
Director Physical Planning, Housing & Estate Management
1 Post

Job Group “R”

Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Director will be responsible for all matters related to Physical Planning, Housing and Estate Management.

Other duties and responsibilities will include the following;
  • Preparation and implementation of the strategic and annual work plans for the Directorate.
  • Preparation of budget and procurement plans
  • Preparation of periodic reports as required
  • Management of staff working in the Directorate
  • Preparation of County, urban and rural physical development plans
  • Preparation & implementation of physical planning policies, strategies, standards and programmes
  • Conducting thematic studies on matters relating to physical planning
  • Public education on physical planning and development control matters
  • Preparing annual state of physical planning reports on County ,Urban and rural physical development plans
  • Planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of housing programmes
  • Redevelopment of residential quarters
  • Planning and co-ordination of renovations and maintenance works
  • Training needs assessment and planning
  • Overseeing allocation and general administration of Government residential quarters and office accommodation
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Officer.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Have a Bachelors degree from a University recognized in Kenya in any of the following disciplines ;- Regional planning, Urban or Town Planning
  • Must have served for a minimum of seven (7) years in a relevant field at Job Group “N” and above in the Public sector or at management level in the Private sector.
  • Be a member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association of Kenya.
  • Have a certificate in computer application skills relevant to the field.
  • Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
Remuneration and Benefits
  • Basic Salary - Kshs. 109,089-144,928 p.m
  • House allowance - Kshs 40,000 p.m
  • Transport allowance - Kshs 16,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service - Pensionable or Contract (Renewable based on Performance)
  • Service Gratuity - 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
  • Medical Cover - Provided for self, spouse and dependent children up to 21 years of age
  • Leave - 30 days annual leave with leave allowance

Department of Lands & Infrastructure Development.
 
Director Land, Survey & Geo - Informatics

1 Post

Job Group “R”
 
Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Director will be responsible for all matters related to survey and land management matters.
 
Other duties and responsibilities will include the following;
  • Preparation and implementation of strategic and annual work plans for the directorate.
  • Preparation of budget and procurement plans
  • Preparation of periodic reports as required
  • Preparation of a database of all public land in the County in collaboration with National Land Commission
  • Overseeing topographical, cadastral, engineering, re-establishment and general surveys
  • Estimating and costing of survey projects
  • Overseeing digitization of land and survey projects
  • Management of staff working in the Directorate
  • Training needs assessment and planning
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Officer
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors degree from a University recognized in Kenya in any of the following disciplines ;- Land Surveying and Photogrammetry, Geomatic Engineering, Technology in Geomatics, Geospatial Engineering, Philosophy in Technology (Survey)
  • Must have served for a minimum of seven (7) years in a relevant field at Job Group “N” and above in the Public sector or at middle level position in the Private sector as a Land Surveyor.
  • Membership of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK).
  • Certificate in Geographical Information System (GIS).
  • Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
Remuneration and Benefits
  • Basic Salary - Kshs. 109,089-144,928 p.m
  • House allowance - Kshs 40,000 p.m
  • Transport allowance - Kshs 16,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service - Pensionable or Contract (Renewable based on Performance)
  • Service Gratuity - 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
  • Medical Cover - Provided for self, spouse and dependent children up to 21 years of age
  • Leave - 30 days annual leave with leave allowance

Department of Lands & Infrastructure Development
 
Director Roads and Transport
1 Post
Job Group “R”

Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Director will be responsible for all matters related to road and transport work projects.
 
Other duties and responsibilities will include the following;
  • Preparation and implementation of the strategic and annual work plans for the directorate.
  • Preparation of budget and procurement plans.
  • Identification and prioritization of roads/transport infrastructure projects.
  • Reconstruction of failed roads, upgrading gravel roads, construction of bridges and non – motorized traffic etc.
  • Designing and supervision of construction works, project management and contract administration.
  • Preparation of designs, BoQs, cost estimates and tender documents.
  • Preparation of periodical reports as required.
  • M&E of annual budget/targets and strategic plan targets.
  • Management of staff working in the Directorate
  • Training needs assessment and planning
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Officer
Requirements for Appointment
  • A Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from a University recognized in Kenya
  • Must have served for a minimum of seven (7) years in a relevant field at Job Group “N” and above in the Public sector or at management level in the Private sector.
  • Must be registered with the relevant professional body.
  • Demonstrate experience in Public Finance, Budgeting and Procurement
  • Computer skills in MS Project and Engineering design software.
  • Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
Remuneration and Benefits
  • Basic Salary - Kshs. 109,089 - 144,928 p.m
  • House allowance - Kshs 40,000 p.m
  • Transport allowance - Kshs 16,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service - Pensionable or Contract (Renewable based on Performance)
  • Service Gratuity - 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
  • Medical Cover - Provided for self, spouse and dependent children up to 21 years of age
  • Leave - 30 days annual leave with leave allowance

Department of Lands & Infrastructure Development.
 
Director Public Works

1 Post

Job Group “R”

Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Director will be responsible for all matters related to public building work projects.
 
Other duties and responsibilities will include the following;
  • Preparation and implementation of the strategic and annual work plans for the directorate.
  • Preparation of budget and procurement plans.
  • Preparation of periodic reports.
  • Management of staff working in the Directorate
  • Identification and prioritization of public works projects for rehabilitation and new construction.
  • Design and construction of County offices, markets, health centers, stadiums, social halls etc.
  • Preparation of designs, BoQs, cost estimates and tender documents for proposed building projects.
  • Training needs assessment and planning
  • Approval and monitoring of all building plans to ensure compliance to the Building Standards.
  • Overseeing construction, supervision of works, project management and contract administration.
  • M&E of annual budget/targets and strategic plan targets.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Officer.
Requirements for Appointment.
  • A Bachelors degree in Architecture or Quantity Survey from a University recognized in Kenya
  • Must have served for a minimum of seven (7) years in a relevant field at Job Group “N” and above in the Public sector or at management level in the Private sector.
  • Must be registered with the relevant professional body.
  • Demonstrate experience in Public Finance, Budgeting, and Procurement.
  • Computer skills in MS Project and Engineering design software.
  • Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
Remuneration and Benefits
  • Basic Salary - Kshs. 109,089-144,928 p.m
  • House allowance - Kshs 40,000 p.m
  • Transport allowance - Kshs 16,000 p.m
  • Terms of Service - Pensionable or Contract (Renewable based on Performance)
  • Service Gratuity - 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
  • Medical Cover - Provided for self, spouse and dependent children up to 21 years of age
  • Leave - 30 days annual leave with leave allowance
Note
 
(i) Applicants MUST attach their C.V together with certified copies of the following documents:
  • Academic and Professional Certificates and other testimonials.
  • National Identity Card
  • Certificate of Good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (C.I.D).
  • A certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (C.R.B).
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (H.E.L.B).
  • Clearance certificate from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (E.A.CC).
  • Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (K.R.A).
(ii) The Nyeri County Government is an equal opportunity employer.
 
(iii) Qualified persons from any part of the country are encouraged to apply.
 
(vi) Civil servants working in the respective departments and meeting the requirements are encouraged to apply.
 
(v) Women who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply.
 
(vi) Persons living with Disability who meet the requirements are also encouraged to apply.
 
How to Apply
 
All applications should be in a sealed envelope and clearly marked on the top left side indicating the position applied for and submitted to:

The Secretary,
Nyeri County Public Service Board,
Karson’s Photo House Kimathi Street
P.O Box 90-10100,
Nyeri
 
All applications should reach the Secretary on or before 10th April 2015
 

Via postal service, courier service or hand delivered.

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