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Government Jobs in Kenya – Nyandarua

Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Nyandarua
 
County Public Service Board
 
Principal Information Officer Post in the Office of The Governor 
 
Job Group N
 
Applications are hereby invited from qualified candidates for the post of Principal Information Officer in the Office of the Governor.
 

Requirements for Appointment
 
1. Hold a first degree in any of the following disciplines: mass communication, journalism, public relations, marketing or related from a recognized institution in Kenya. 

Holders of a Masters degree may have an added advantage;
 
2. Have at least 5 years hands on experience in the field of information gathering and communication;
 

3. Good professional skills in writing, editing, layout and design, printing and publishing;

4. Hands on knowledge in covering public forums and assessing public perception about economic, political and social issues;
 
5. Creative and innovative with ability to package the information to image the Office of the Governor and the County at large;
 
6. Keen on current affairs and trends in development agenda;
 
7. Ability to work with minimum supervision.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work under the direction of Director of Governor’s Press Service;
  • Coordinate press teams for prompt and effective coverage of the Governor’s functions;
  • Drafting speeches and talking notes for the Governor;
  • Write topical issues including branding Nyandarua County;
  • Perform basic administrative issues including crowd management;
  • Any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the Office of the Governor.
Remuneration and Terms of Service 

The salary for Job Group N post is 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 per month.
 
In addition, Monthly allowance of Ksh 24,000 and Commuter allowance of Kshs 8,000 shall be paid to Principal Information Officer.
 
There are other benefits that apply to public servants according to the Job Group which you shall also enjoy.
 
Terms of Employment are on permanent and pensionable for Principal Information Officer.

Economic Advisor Post in the Office of The Governor 
 
Job Group R
 
Applications are hereby invited from qualified candidates for the post of Economic Advisor in the Office of the Governor.

Requirements for Appointment
 
1. Hold at least a first degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Commerce, Strategic Planning, Entrepreneurship, Value Chain, and Finance or related from a recognized university in Kenya. 

Holders of a Masters degree may have an added advantage;
 

2. Have at least 10 years hands on experience in economics of development or planning for efficient utilization of scarce resources;

3. Good in professional writing, communication and interpersonal skills;

4. Wide experience as a system analyst and fluent in packaging statistical data for intended application;
 
5. Strategic thinker and can work hard with minimum supervision in very diverse issues;
 
6. An avid reader and abreast with county, national and global issues and the economic trends.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Play the role of Economic Advisor to the Office of the Governor and indeed the economic policy direction in the entire Nyandarua County;
  • Play a key role during the preparation of County Integrated Development Plan, Annual County Budget and their implementation;
  • Drive the agenda of inter-ministerial integrated development planning to enhance synergy in the Action Plans;
  • Assist the ministries and departments in drawing coherent Flagship Projects and funding consistency in those undertakings;
  • Play a key role during the preparation Project Proposals for external funding
  • Prepare Sessional Papers as necessary to be shared among all interested stakeholders;
  • Prepare comparative statistical data about this county against counties, national government and global standards on key development indicators for information and benchmarking;
  • Any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the Office of the Governor.
Remuneration and Terms of Service 

The salary for Job Group R post is Ksh 109,089 x 5,454-114,543 x 5,727-120,270 x 5,902-126,172 x 6,077-132,249 x 6,252-138,501 x 6,427-144,928 per month.
 
In addition, Monthly House allowance of Kshs 40,000 and Commuter allowance of Kshs 16,000 shall be paid to Economic Advisor.
 
There are other benefits that apply to public servants according to the Job Group which you shall also enjoy.
 
Terms of Employment are on Contract for Economic Advisor.
 
General Conditions for Applicants
  1. Must be a Kenyan citizen and copy of national identity card should be enclosed in the application;
  2. The application letter should include a detailed Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of the academic and professional certificates from primary to the highest level and testimonials if any;
  3. Copy of the following documents in compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Clearance Certificate from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission of Kenya
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from CID
  • CRA Clearance Certificate
  • Credit Reference Bureau Certificate
  • Clearance Letter from HELB
How to Apply

Application letter together with copies of the above mentioned documents marked APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF XXXXXX on the envelope to be sent or hand delivered to the following address on or before Monday 8th June, 2015

Office of the Governor
P.O. Box 701-20303
Ol’Kalou.

Email: info@nyandarua.go.ke or cpsb@nyandarua.go.ke


www.nyandarua.go.ke

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