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Massive Government Jobs in Kenya – Nyamira (More than 100 Vacancies)

Republic of Kenya
 
Nyamira County Government
 
County Department of Health Services


Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWS)
JG: (G, H)
6 Posts
  • An officer at this level will provide community health extension services
  • Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to community health services
  • Referring health cases to relevant health facilities
  • Identifying health issues at household level and working with community units to address these
  • Supervise community health units and community health workers
  • Organizing community health action days to advise communities on common public health issues
  • Collecting and maintaining up to date records of community health services
  • Planning and implementation of community health activities in the assigned area of jurisdiction
  • Any other assigned duty

Requirements
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Certificate/Diploma in community development, community health, social sciences, social work or any health discipline from a recognized institution
  • Have valid riding licence for motor cycles
  • Have basic computer skills
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the National Values and Principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2030, Article 10 and 232
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent & Pensionable

County Department of Health Services

Plaster Technician III
JG (G, H)
2 Posts 
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Planning and implementation of rehabilitation plans for clients
  • Application and removal of plaster and traction 
  • Maintenance of records of procedures carried out on patients;
  • Counselling support to patients undergoing rehabilitation 
  • Preparation of budgets 
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by supervisors 
Requirements for appointment 

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen 
  • Certificate/Diploma in Plaster Technology from a recognized institution 
  • Registered by a regulatory body
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the National Values and Principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2030, Article 10 and 232
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent & Pensionable 
 
Dental Technologist III
JG (H)
1 Post 

Duties and Responsibilities
 
Specific duties will include the following among others:
  • Providing dental technology services to patients
  • Processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to Patients
  • Safeguarding and ensuring maintenance of equipment and appliances
  • Supervising and training of staff 
  • Work at this level will mainly involve fabrications of models, simple dental prostheses and keeping good records pertaining to patients work.
  • Performing administrative duties 
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen 
  • Diploma in Dental Technology from a recognized institution. 
  • Registration by relevant regulatory body
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the National Values and Principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2030, Article 10 and 232
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent & Pensionable 

Medical Engineering Technologist III
JG: H
2 Posts 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare and implement equipment preventive maintenance plan
  • Prepare and maintain equipment inventory in the assigned facility
  • Calibration of various equipment in the health facilities 
  • Appreciating the principle of operation of standard equipment in most health institutions
Requirements for Appointment 

For appointment to the grade of Medical Engineering Technologist III, a candidate must:
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen 
  • An Ordinary Diploma in Medical Engineering from a recognised institution 
  • Registration by relevant regulatory body
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the National Values and Principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2030, Article 10 and 232
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent & Pensionable

Environmental Health Officer III
JG (H)
8 Posts
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising communities on matters related to environmental health
  • Referring health cases to relevant health facilities
  • Identifying environmental health issues at household level
  • Organizing community health days to advise communities on common public health issues; and collecting and maintaining up to date records of services rendered
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by supervisors
Requirements
 
For Appointment For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Have Diploma/Degree in Environmental Health from a recognized institution
  • Be Registered by a relevant regulatory body
  • Have basic computer skills
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent & Pensionable

Radiographer
6 Posts
Job Group ‘G,H,J,K’

The Radiographers will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Specific duties will include the following, among others:
  • Providing Radiographic services to patients
  • Processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to patients
  • Ordering and maintaining records of radiographic and photographic supplies requirements
  • Supervising of staff
  • Performing administrative duties
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Certificate, Diploma or Degree in any of the following: Diagnostic Radiography/Medical Imaging Services/Ultra Sound Computerized Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging/Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy ,Digital Medical Imaging or its equivalent of a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Articles 10 and 232.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Chief Human Resource Management Officer
JG ‘M’
1 Post
 
An Officer at this level will be responsible to the Deputy Director, Health Care Administration and Finance
 
Duties and Responsibilities: -
  • Analyzing the staffing levels and making proposals for succession planning;
  • Analyzing utilization of human resources in the Ministry/Department and advising on proper deployment;
  • Analyzing staff returns and other related reports for the department
  • Analyzing staff progression and making proposals for career development;
  • Ensuring correct interpretation and implementation of human resource regulations related to pensions, salary administration, labour laws and other statutes that impact on human resource; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Development/Human Resource Management or Industrial Relations/Labour Studies;
  • Post graduate qualification in the relevant area will be an added advantage
  • Must have served as a Chief Human Resource Management Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Must be a member of the Institute Of Human Resource Management
  • Must be Computer literate
  • Have attended a Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the County Government’s mandate, health policies, vision, mission as well as vision 2030
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the standards, principals and values of public service and governance
  • Have capacity to undertake multitasks within strict timelines
  • Be proficient in computer skills
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Orthopaedic Technologists
Job Group (H)
2 Posts
 
The Orthopaedic Technologists will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Specific duties will include the following, among others:
  • Providing orthopaedic services to patients
  • Processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to patients
  • Supervising staff under him/her
  • Safeguard and maintain equipment and appliances
  • Performing administrative duties
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of Certificate, or Diploma in Orthopaedics Technology from a recognized institution
  • Be registered with a recognized regulatory body
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Articles 10 and 232.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
 
Occupational Therapist 
Job Group H
2 Posts
 
The Occupational Therapist will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Specific duties will include the following among others:
  • Providing occupational therapy services to patients
  • Processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to Patients
  • Safeguarding and ensuring maintenance of equipment and appliances
  • Supervising and training of staff
  • Performing administrative duties
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Certificate or Diploma in occupational Therapy from a recognized medical training college
  • Be registered with a recognized regulatory body
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Articles 10 and 232.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
 
Physiotherapists
Job Group H
2 Posts
 
The Physiotherapist will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Specific duties will include the following among others:
  • Providing physiotherapy services to patients
  • Processing, verifying and maintaining information relating to patients
  • Safeguarding and ensuring maintenance of equipment and appliances
  • Guiding students on internship
  • Performing administrative duties
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be in possession of a Certificate or Diploma in Physiotherapy from a recognized institution
  • Have a valid practicing license for Physiotherapy
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Articles 10 and 232.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
 
Medical Social Workers
Job Group H, J, K
2 Posts
 
The social worker will work with other medical professionals to meet the needs of the hospitals and community as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Eligibility assessment of clients who require waivers or exemptions
  • Advise the supervisors on social protection
  • Process social protection instruments and advise the Medsupt accordingly
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by supervisors
Requirements
  • Diploma or degree in social work from a recognized institution.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Computer skills

Medical Laboratory Technologist
Job Group (G, H)
8 Posts
 
Medical Laboratory Technologist will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Specific duties will include the following among others:
  • Offering general diagnostic and specialised laboratory services in a medical laboratory
  • Offering blood transfusion services
  • Supervision and development of junior staff
  • Performing administrative duties
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements
  • Be Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in Medical Laboratory Science from a recognized institution.
  • Be registered by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Articles 10 and 232.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
 
Pharmaceutical Technologists
Job Group H
4 Posts
 
The Pharmaceutical Technologist will work under the guidance of a Pharmacist.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The specific duties will be to oversee service delivery in the following areas, among others:
  • Dispensing and compounding medicine
  • Verifying and maintaining information relating to drugs issued to patients
  • Ordering and recording of drugs and other supplies
  • Supervision of other staff working under him/her
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
  • Be registered by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Articles 10 and 232
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
 
Clinical Nutritionist / Dieticians
Job Group H
3 Posts
 
The Nutrition Officer will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Specific duties will include the following, among others:
  • Planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating specific nutrition therapeutic diets for patients
  • Provide community nutrition services
  • Supervising staff working under him/her
  • Conducting outreach services
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Nutrition from a recognized institution
  • Be registered with Kenya, Nutritionists and Dietician Institute
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Articles 10 and 232.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Clinical Officers (General & Specialist RCOs)
Job Group (H, J)
10 Posts
 
The Clinical Officer will work under the guidance of a senior officer.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The specific duties will include the following, among others:
  • Seeing and examining patients
  • Diagnosing and treating ailments at an outpatient department in a hospital or Health Centre
  • Provision of clinical services in the area of specialty
  • Assist in planning and conducting primary health care activities
  • Coaching students attached to hospitals and medical centres
  • Supervising and counselling staff engaged on routine patient care
  • Giving support and health education to patients.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution
  • Higher national diploma in anaesthesia, ENT, among others for specialist RCOs
  • Be registered by the Clinical Officers Council
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Articles 10 and 232
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

8. Specialized Care Nurses (Renal, Theatre, Peri-Operative, Pediatric/Neo-natal, Critical Care)
Job Group J, K
7 Posts
 
Specific duties will include the following, among others:
  • Will work within the respective hospital departments including ICU, HDU, renal unit, emergency rooms, theatre and cardiac care units
  • Planning, supervising and coordinating of duties within the respective departments
  • Provide continuous, high-level care for critically ill patients and their families
  • Providing bedside nursing care to patients
  • Critical care nurses are responsible for monitoring life support equipment and providing advanced life support.
  • Implement and evaluate outcomes of care given to patients
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisors
Requirements
  • Be a Kenya citizen
  • Be a holder ECN, EN/M, KRCHN or BSc from a recognized institution.
  • Higher diploma in the area of nursing specialization
  • Be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya with current practicing certificate.
  • Demonstrated clinical competency in the field of specialty in a busy hospital set up
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all staff, patients and families
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance enshrined in article 10 and 232 of the Kenya Constitution 2010.
9. Nurses
Job Group (G, H) 
60 Posts
 
Work at this level will largely involve provision and management of Nursing Services in a Health Unit at a County or Sub-county Health facility.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Specific duties will include the following, among others:
  • Planning, supervising and coordinating of duties
  • Provision of nursing services including primary health services at various health facilities
  • Providing bedside nursing care to patients
  • Practical training, counselling and guidance of nursing students in Clinical areas
  • Performing administrative duties
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder ECN, EN/M, KRCHN or BScN from a recognized institution.
  • Be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Shown Professional competence in planning, organizing and discharging nursing duties at that level
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Articles 10 and 232.
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Medical Specialists
Job Groups P, Q, R
6 Posts
 
i. Physicians (1 Posts)
 
ii. Obstetrician and Gynaecologists (1 Posts)
 
iii. Paediatrician (1 Posts)
 
iv. General Surgeons (1 Post)
 
v. Family Physician (1 Post)
 
vi. Radiologist (1 Post)
 
The Medical specialist will be responsible to the respective Medical Superintendents.
 

Duties and Responsibilities
 
The specific duties will be to oversee service delivery in the following areas, among others:
  • Clinical management of patients
  • Head of the clinical team in the respective speciality
  • Conduct ward rounds
  • Supervise and mentor other doctors and staff
  • Perform administrative duties
  • Operations research
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisors
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Have a Bachelors’ Degree in Medicine and Surgery and a Master of Medicine in the relevant discipline.
  • Sub-specialization will be an added advantage
  • Be registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the County Government’s mandate, health policies, vision, mission as well as vision 2030
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the national values and principles of Public Service Governance as espoused in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Article 10 and 232
  • Have capacity to undertake multitasks within strict timelines
  • Be proficient in computer skills
N/B 
  • JG ‘P’ – Over six (6) years’ experience
  • JG ‘Q’ – Over eight (8) years’ experience
  • JG ‘R’ – Over ten (10) years’ experience
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

1. County Director of Health Services
JG ‘R’
(1 Post)
 
Responsible to the Chief Officer for the leadership and management of technical services of the department of health at the county
 
The specific duties shall include
  • Strategic and operational planning of technical health services at the county
  • Direct and coordinate functions of various technical divisions of the department
  • Supervising and coordinating the various technical divisions of the department
  • Ensuring effective and efficient use of financial and non-financial resources for various areas of responsibility and monitoring the quality services against performance indicators.
  • Provide strategic leadership for technical health services in the county
  • Shall provide necessary advice to the Chief Officer on technical matters of health
  • Ensuring efficient management and coordination of the County Health Management Team activities
  • Ensure proper coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the technical aspects of the Nyamira County Strategic and Investment Plan
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Officer of Health Services or other Seniors
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Have a Bachelor’s’ Degree in Health Sciences from a recognized university
  • Master’s Degree in a Health Discipline from a recognized institution
  • Be registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Have undergone a leadership Development Course at a recognized institution
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of Kenya’s health sector under the devolved governance system
  • At least 10 years’ experience in the health sector, five of which should be at senior management and leadership level
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the County Government’s mandate, health policies, vision, mission as well as vision 2030
  • Demonstrate understanding of the principles and values of public service and governance
  • Have capacity to undertake multitask within strict timelines
  • Be proficient in computer skills
Terms: Contract
 
2. Deputy Director of Health - Preventive and Promotive Health Services 
JG ‘Q’
(1 Post)
 
Responsible to the County Director of Health Services for provision of leadership and management of preventive and promotive health services at the county
 
The specific duties shall include:
  • Provide strategic leadership and technical support in public health activities.
  • Overseeing the various preventive and promotive units of the department
  • Implementing policies, objectives, and strategies of the division
  • Preparing annual capital, operational and staffing budgets of the division
  • Ensuring effective and efficient use of financial and non-financial resources for various areas of responsibility and monitoring the quality services against performance indicators.
  • Oversee provision of primary health services within the county
  • Ensure proper coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the preventive and promotive health aspects of the Nyamira County Strategic and Investment Plan
  • Supervising and coordinating staff in the division
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director of Health Services or other Seniors
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Have a Bachelor’s’ Degree in medical sciences, environmental health sciences or a related health discipline
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Be registered by the relevant regulatory body
  • Having undergone a senior management course at a recognized institution
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of Kenya’s health sector under the devolved governance system
  • Over eight (8) years’ experience in preventive and promotive health activities, three years (3) of which should be at senior management level in public or private sector
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the County Government’s mandate, health policies, vision, mission as well as vision 2030
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the standards, principals and values of public service and governance
  • Have capacity to undertake multitasks within strict timelines
  • Be proficient in computer skills
Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
 
3. Deputy Director of Health - Medical Services
JG ‘Q’ 
(1 Post)
 
Responsible to the County Director of Health Services for provision of leadership and management of curative and rehabilitative health services at the county
 
The specific duties and responsibilities shall be:
  • Provide strategic leadership and technical support in clinical activities.
  • Overseeing the medical services unit, nursing services unit, health commodities, laboratory services unit and rehabilitative unit among others
  • Implementing policies, objectives, and strategies of the division
  • Preparing annual capital, operational and staffing budgets of the division
  • Ensuring effective use of resources for various areas of responsibility and monitoring the quality services against performance indicators.
  • Ensure proper coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the curative and rehabilitative health aspects of the Nyamira County Strategic and Investment Plan
  • Supervising and coordinating clinical and rehabilitative staff of the department.
  • Provide strategic leadership for the hospitals
  • Monitor and review performance of all hospitals
  • Coordinate emergency and referral medical services in the county
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director of Health Services or other Seniors
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of an MBChB Degree or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Master’s Degree in a medical discipline from a recognized institution
  • Be registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Having undergone a senior management course at a recognized institution
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of Kenya’s health sector under the devolved governance system
  • Over eight (8) years’ experience in curative and rehabilitative health activities, three years (3) of which should be at senior management level in public or private sector
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the County Government’s mandate, health policies, vision, mission as well as vision 2030
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the standards, principals and values of public service and governance
  • Have capacity to undertake multitasks within strict timelines
  • Be proficient in computer skills
Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
 
4. Deputy County Director of Health – Health Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Services
JG ‘Q’

(1 Post)
 
Responsible to the Chief Officer of Health Services for the provision of leadership and management of health planning, monitoring and evaluation services at the county.
 
The specific duties will be:
  • Provide strategic leadership in policy formulation, planning and implementation of various health activities of the department
  • Coordinate planning, monitoring and evaluation of sectorial plans, strategic plans and annual work plans
  • Coordinate preparation of relevant legislations and policies for the sector
  • Formulation of relevant policies and strategies for the department
  • Planning and implementing strategic changes to improve service delivery
  • Coordinate collection, collation and analysis of health information for use in planning, decision making and management
  • Provision of technical support services and improvements in management of health information
  • Champion e-health and establish a coordinated system for electronic medical records in the health facilities
  • Provide leadership in operational research within the department
  • Be the Secretary to the County Health Management Team and convey the Team’s decisions to the appropriate persons or authorities
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Officer of Health Services or other Seniors
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Have a Bachelor’s’ Degree in a health-related discipline
  • Master’s Degree in Health Informatics, Health Systems Management or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Having undergone a senior management course at a recognized institution
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of Kenya’s health sector under the devolved governance system
  • Over eight (8) years’ experience in health policy, planning, monitoring and evaluation three years (3) of which should be at senior management level in public or private sector
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the County Government’s mandate, health policies, vision, mission as well as vision 2030
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the standards, principals and values of public service and governance
  • Have capacity to undertake multitasks within strict timelines
  • Be proficient in computer skills
Terms: Permanent & Pensionable
 
5. Deputy County Director of Health – Health Administration and Finance Services 
JG ‘Q’ 
(1 Post)
 
Responsible to the Chief Officer of Health Services for the provision of leadership and management of health administration and healthcare finance management services at the county.
 
The specific duties will be:
  • In charge of county health administration, human resource for health, health care finance, maintenance and procurement services of the department across the county
  • Provide strategic leadership in human resource for health attraction, retention, development and management
  • Provide strategic leadership in internal and external resource mobilization for the department
  • Coordinate proposal formulation for grant applications and partnership/linkage development
  • Initiating and leading in the development of annual, operational and staffing budgets of the department
  • Ensuring that the department’s resources are used in a manner which is lawful and authorised, effective, efficient, economical and transparent
  • Responsible for keeping records and inventory of all the department’s assets and liabilities
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for the department of health services’ Chief Officer
  • Holds administrative meetings, write reports and supervise administrative matters
  • Sit in the County Health Management Team to present or give advice on matters relevant to his/her duties
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Officer of Health Services or other Seniors
Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Have a Bachelor’s’ Degree in social sciences or related discipline
  • Master’s Degree in Health Services/Systems Management, Business Administration, or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Having undergone a senior management course at a recognized institution
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of Kenya’s health sector under the devolved governance system
  • Over eight (8) years’ experience in health administration three years (3) of which should be at senior management level in public or private sector
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the County Government’s mandate, health policies, vision, mission as well as vision 2030
  • Demonstrate understanding of the commitment to the standards, principals and values of public service and governance
  • Have capacity to undertake multitasks within strict timelines
  • Be proficient in computer skills
Terms: Permanent & Pensionable

County Assembly of Nyamira
 
The County Assembly Service Board (CASB) wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions
 
1. Minute Clerks
(SCASB -5)
( 6 Post)
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Writing minutes and reports of Assembly Committees
  • Keeping and maintaining records of assigned Assembly Committees
  • Organizing and preparing conference facilities for Assembly Committees
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be in possession of Bachelor’s degree majoring in English
  • Have satisfactorily served in a public sector and has shown merit and ability in work performance with results for a minimum period of five years.
  • Must have attained at least a B plain in English in KCSE
  • Have a good command of English, coupled with good report writing skills
  • Proficiency in basic computer application

2. Legal Counsel
(SCASB - 8) 
(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Drafting of private member bills
  • Drafting of amendments to the bills proposed to the assembly by members and committees of the assembly
  • Giving legal interpretation of bills and acts to advice on matters relating to the assembly
  • Providing legal advice to the speaker of the county Assembly, Assembly committees the County Assembly Service Board, Assembly clerk and Honourable Members
  • Ensuring that the bills passed by the assembly comply with the constitution
  • Providing any other legal services that may be needed by the speaker the Assembly and the Assembly Committees the County Assembly Service Board or Assembly Clerk.
  • Legal presentation of the County assembly and County Assembly Service Board in court proceedings or ancillary matters.
  • Ensuring that the bills passed in the county Assembly comply with constitution and other relevant statutes.
Requirement for appointments
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in law
  • Ability to perform and deliver
  • Diploma in law from Kenya School of Law
  • Have at least 3 years’ experience
  • Have proficiency in the use of basic computer applications
  • Advocate of the High Court
3. Director Human Resource 
(SCASB -11)
(One Post)

Duties and responsibilities
  • Advice the board on standing and recruitment
  • Coordination of training and capacity development staff
  • Development and implementation of human resource policies and procedures
  • Ensure proper applications and interpretation of human resource management policies, regulations, procedures and system
  • Providing direction on strategic human resource planning, organization and development of incentive structures
  • Oversee and coordinate human resource services in areas of recruitment, promotion, placement, discipline training and development and staff  welfare
  • Ensure proper application and interpretation of Human resource management policies, regulations, procedures and systems.
  • Management of compliment control salary pensions and gratuity administration in accordance with laid down regulations.
Requirement for appointments
  • Bachelor’s degree in social science, human resource management or industrial relations
  • Served as a senior human resource management officer for 5 years in a busy institution
  • Shown ability in work performance with the results
  • Master’s degree in human resource management will be an added advantage
  • A member of a recognized human resource professional body
  • Must have attended a senior management course (SMC) in a recognized government institution
  • Must have the experience and knowledge of managing payroll
4. Assistant Sergeant at Arms 
(SCASB -5) 
(One Post)
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensures safe custody of the mace
  • Ensures protection of life and property of legislators and staff of the assembly
  • Ensures safe keeping of fi re arms within the precinct of the assembly
  • Ensures clear secure and safe environment for members, staff and visitors
  • Ensure the speakers orders rules and directives are enforced and implemented.
  • Ensures chambers services are provided during assembly sittings
  • Ensures that security is provided to the members in the committees of the house
  • Ensures periodic security and risk assessment
  • Ensures disaster preparedness and mitigation
  • Performs chambers and ceremonial duties
  • Admission of visitors, contractors and suppliers personnel
  • Controlling authorized parking
  • Submission of periodic reports
Requirements for appointments
  • Be in possession of bachelor degree in relevant discipline
  • Kenya certificate of secondary education C plus or equivalent
  • Must be a computer literate
  • Have a certificate in fire and first aid
  • Possess an exemplary service certificate
  • Served in disciplined forces for not less than five years of augmented with rank of inspector of police and above will be an added advantage
5. Research Officers 
(SCASB 6)
(One Post)
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provisions of non-partisan professional research assistance and analysis to members, committees and staff  of the assembly
  • Assessing the strength and weakness of policy actions
  • Provisions of the expert explanations and analysis of policy documents
  • Ensuring quality control in the preparation of notes and particular points of view
  • Providing technical back up to the county assembly committees
  • Maintains a periodic update of inventory of publications and current issues publications and major public policy issues
Requirement for appointments
  • Be a holder of bachelor degree from recognized university in specialized discipline finance
  • Served as a research officer or in an equivalent position in either the public or private sector for at least 5 years
  • Possesses thorough knowledge and understanding of concepts and techniques of professional research with particular emphasis on public policy analysis
  • Ability to write reports in clear, concise and understandable manner
  • Have 3 years continues work experience
  • Satisfactorily served as a research officer in similar position with comparable responsibilities in reputable research institution or organization
6. Fiscal Analyst 
(SCASB -8) 
(One Post)
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Designing and relevant budget research on specific areas of interest
  • Participating in budget process
  • Preparing and delivering budgetary information
  • Guiding the process of assessment of the strength and weakness of government policy, options relating to resource mobilization, allocation and utilization
  • Taking action on budget monitoring
  • Compiling analyzing and formatting financial estimates
  • Preparing reports and briefs on budgetary policy issues
  • Carrying out commission budget research on specific area of interest
  • Maintaining relevant statistics on revenue and expenditure figures
Requirement for appointments
  • Be a holder Bachelors degree in commerce, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or its equivalent from recognized university
  • Have at least 5 years relevant work experience in public finance area.
  • Have thorough knowledge of national budget process and fiscal policy analysis
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be a holder of CPA(k) or its equivalent
  • Must be registered member of ICPAK
7. Hansard Reporter II 
(CASB Scale 7)
Two Posts

Requirements for Appointment
 
Any of the following qualifications from a recognised institution are required for appointment to this post:
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Linguistics, majoring in English and Kiswahili or a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences.
  • A post-graduate diploma in journalism/mass communication from a recognized university.
  • A KNEC certificate in Typing, Audio-typing and computer applications.
  • KCSE Mean grade C+ (Plus) with a minimum C+ (Plus) in English/Kiswahili.
Three (3) years demonstrated professionalism and Competence in Hansard Reporting/Transcription or publishing in a newspaper of national circulation.

In addition, the candidate is required to possess the following skills:
  • High level of typing and word processing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to transcribe and edit to a specified standard in an efficient manner using relevant technology.
  • Possess high level of proofreading and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate a highly developed knowledge of English and Kiswahili usage, grammar, spelling and construction, sufficient to accurately reflect the spoken word in text.
  • Good knowledge of current affairs.
  • Good understanding of Kenya’s National and County parliamentary process.
  • Good understanding of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
  • Tolerance for stress by maintaining stable performance under pressure; relieving stress in a manner that is acceptable to colleagues and the Assembly.
  • Integrity – maintaining and promoting social, ethical and organisational norms in your engagement with internal and external clients of the department.
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Reports to the Hansard Editor in performing the following duties:
  • Recording of Assembly and committee proceedings.
  • Segmentation of audio takes.
  • Merging of takes for chronological fl ow of proceedings.
  • Transcription.
  • Translation.
  • Editing transcripts to acceptable legislative style.
  • Any other duty assigned.
8. Hansard Technician 
(CASB Scale 6)
One Position
 
Any of the following qualifications from a recognised institution are required for appointment to this post:
  • Degree or Diploma in Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering,
  • Demonstrated professionalism and Competence in Audio/Sound Production will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities.
 
Reports to the Hansard Editor in performing the following duties:
  • Installation, Inspection, Testing and aligning public conferencing equipment.
  • Trouble shooting and repairing of recording equipment.
  • Maintaining foot pedals and Head phones for Hansard Reporters.
  • Coordinating all Technical activities in the County Assembly.
  • In-charge of the Public Address System in the Assembly.
  • General maintenance of all Hansard and other electronic equipment.
  • Custodian of Hansard equipment.
  • Any other duty assigned.
9. Infrastructure Officer
CASB Scale 8
 
The Infrastructure Officer who shall be reporting to the Clerk of the County Assembly is in a senior position with entry at job group ‘N’

Requirements for Appointment.
  • A basic university degree in construction or engineering discipline. A post- graduate degree shall be an added advantage.
  • Must be a registered professional in the relevant discipline.
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience in project management in a busy environment at a senior management level. Those who have worked in the public sector are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • In addition, the candidate must have certificate of good conduct and should be compliant with respect to integrity vide chapter 6 of the constitution.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Monitor County infrastructure projects and programmes and file regular reports to the clerk
  • Verity and comment on progress reports on infrastructure projects reported by the county executive
  • Give support to the county assembly committees concerned with infrastructure projects and programmes
  • Carry out any other official duties as many be assigned by the clerk.
How to Apply
 
ALL Applicants should submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, three referees, copies of academic and professional certificates, copy of a National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents. 

Women and physically challenged persons are encouraged to apply.

Please specify clearly the position applied for on the top left side of the envelope.

All applications MUST be delivered either manually to the Office of The County Assembly of Nyamira or to the address below on or before 15th June 2015 addressed to:

The Secretary,
County Assembly Service Board,
P.O. Box 590 - 40500,
Nyamira.

Or Hand delivered applications should be handed over at the Nyamira County Assembly office of the Clerk 

Nyamira County is an equal opportunity employer


Note:
 Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted, any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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