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Government Jobs in Kenya - Samburu

The Republic of Kenya
 
Samburu County Government
 
County Public Service Board

1. Director of Public Works
 
Job Group 

(1 Post)
 
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The Director will be answerable to the Chief Officer County Transport and Public works and will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Planning, development and Supervision of the directorate plans, programs and projects
  • Supporting the development of appropriate sectoral policies, legal and institutional frameworks.
  • Assisting the chief officer in handling administrative, human resource and asset management issues.
  • Preparation of directorate annual work plans and financial budgets.
  • Training needs assessment and planning
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the directorate activities and ensure timely reporting.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Officer.
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya in structural engineering / Civil engineering /Architecture or a relevant field.
  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than ten (10) years in the public service or the private sector.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, county development objectives and Vision 2030.
  • Be conversant with policy formulation and implementation.
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
2. Senior Superintendent Engineer Structural
Job Group
 
(1 Post)
 
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities
 
The Structural Engineer will be answerable to the Director of Public Works and will be responsible for the following tasks
  • Assist other County departments to Identify and prioritize public works projects for new construction and rehabilitation.
  • Design of county public buildings and other structures.
  • Take responsibility for time management of assigned jobs and keep an accurate daily record of the time spent on each assigned job to ensure timely completion of county projects.
  • Prepare tender documents for proposed building projects.
  • Supervision works, project management and contract administration to ensure integrity of public buildings.
  • Approval of interim payment certificates, Preparation of substantial completion and Completion certificates for contractors payments.
  • Assist in preparation of sectoral budget plan, procurement plan and project reports.
  • Attend meetings and provide reports to the Director of Public works on a regular basis regarding the progress of individual projects under his/her responsibility.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Public works.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya in structural/civil engineering or a relevant field.
  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than ten (10) years in the public service or the private sector.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access and the relevant Engineering Design Software)
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, county development objectives and Vision 2030.
3. Senior Superintending Architect
Job Group
 
(1 Post)

Terms:
 Permanent and Pensionable
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The Architect will be answerable to the Director of Public Works and will be responsible for the
following tasks:
  • Work on architectural projects within the County including production of architectural drawings.
  • Assist the Director of Public works in the day to day operations of the directorate providing various pre-design services
  • Take responsibility for Time Management of assigned jobs and keep an accurate daily record of the time spent on each assigned job
  • In Liaison with the structural engineer supervise projects to ensure architectural standards in the drawings are well adhered to.
  • Attend meetings and provide reports to the Director of Public works on a regular basis regarding the progress of individual projects under his/her responsibility.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be Kenyan citizen.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in architecture from a recognized university.
  • Have sound technical knowledge of architectural project delivery.
  • Demonstrable skills in the areas of design, presentation and technical skills.
  • Proficiency with Arch CAD/Civil 3D.
  • Computer literacy using Microsoft Office Products and presentation software.
  • Experience of 5 years and above in the relevant filed.
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the constitution of Kenya.
4. Senior Superintending Quantity Surveyor
Job Group
 
(1 Post)
 
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The Quantity surveyor will be answerable to the Director of Public Works and will be responsible for
the following tasks:
  • Preparation of Bill of Quantities for building projects in accordance with the standards maintained by the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya;
  • In Liaison with the structural engineer prepare monthly physical progress report of individual projects.
  • Preparation of cost estimates and schedule of materials for repair and routine maintenance of public buildings.
  • In Liaison with the Structural engineer supervise ongoing works.
Requirement for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Have a degree in Building Economics and Management/Building Construction from a recognized institution
  • Show administrative ability, wide knowledge and Experience in preparation of Bills of Quantities and drawings.
  • Have proficiency in computer applications for preparation of Bills of Quantities and drawings (EXCEL, ARCHICAD, AUTOCAD)
  • Experience of 5 years and above in the relevant filed.
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the constitution of Kenya.
5. Senior Superintending Engineer Mechanical
 
Job Group 
(1 Post)
ERMS:
 Permanent and pensionable
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The Senior Superintending Engineer for Mechanical & transport will be answerable to the Director of
County Transport and will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Co-ordinate all technical activities related to mechanical engineering.
  • Design and implement strategies for continuous operational efficiency, maintenance and sustainability of mechanical systems.
  • Take responsibility for time management of assigned jobs and keep an accurate daily record of the time spent on each assigned job to ensure timely completion of county assignments.
  • Advice county departments on disposal of motor vehicles and equipment as per the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005 and its regulations.
  • Supervise projects implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ensure effective preventive maintenance of county fleet.
  • Prepare and manage fleet records.
  • Ensure optimal and economical allocation of vehicle and plant to departments.
  • Ensure the efficient scheduling of vehicle movement.
  • Adopt new fleet management technologies.
  • Assist County departments in effective deployment of drivers and plant operators.
  • Coordinate inspection and licensing of public transport in the county
  • Manage outsourced transport services.
  • Ensure effective management of public transport.
  • Plan acquisition, maintenance, inspection and advise on disposal of county vehicles and electromechanical equipment.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Director of County Transport.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya in Mechanical engineering or a relevant field with a minimum of (10) years’ experience in the public service or the private sector with a minimum of two years in logistics management as well as maintenance of Mechanical and electromechanical equipment
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access and the relevant Engineering Design Software)
  • Excellent interpersonal communications, feedback and analytical skills
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution 2010.
NB. Detailed job description and requirement is available through the link http://samburu.go.ke.
 
The applications should reach the Public Service Board on or before 11th May 2015, 4.30PM
 
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to:
 

The Secretary
County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 3-20600
Maralal

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