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Administrative Officer

The County Public Service Board of Isiolo invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions on contractual terms of service for a period of three (3) years on full time basis.
JOB GROUP ‘K’

Responsibilities

·         Duties will entail administrative roles including general office administration, assets management and inventory. In addition, the officers will be exposed to assignments such as: planning and maintaining security; co-ordination and organization of County Government functions;
·         Mitigating disaster; peace building initiatives; coordinate compilation of annual reports;
·         Coordinate performance management and overseeing implementation of County Government development projects.

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         Bachelor’s Degree in any Social Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; and
·         Proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution.


Liaison Officer/ Public Communications Officer
The County Public Service Board of Isiolo invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions on contractual terms of service for a period of three (3) years on full time basis.
JOB GROUP ‘K’

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail gathering information on programmes and significant events, editing stories on topical issues in a specific sectoral area, liaising with media practitioners and the public on issues of mutual concern, scheduling interviews with Government officials and managing assigned projects and programmes under the guidance of the head of the Unit.

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
·         a Have served in the grade of Public Communications Officer II or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Have a post graduate diploma in any of the following disciplines, in the case of holders of general social science degrees: mass Communication, Communication Studies, Public Relations, Journalism, International Relations or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution/University; and
·         Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
·         Be proficient in Information Communication Technology including use of internet and intranet services; and
·         Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


Efficiency Monitoring Officer
The County Public Service Board of Isiolo invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions on contractual terms of service for a period of three (3) years on full time basis.
JOB GROUP ‘K’

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will include:
·         Monitoring implementation of Government policies, programmes and projects being undertaken in the county public sector and evaluating their effectiveness;
·         Monitoring working environment in the county public sector with a view to making appropriate recommendations for improvement. In addition, the officer will be expected to prepare briefs and reports on their findings.

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
·         a Served in the grades of Economist I/Statistician I, Senior Internal Auditor, Senior Accountant, Civil/Structural/Mechanical/Electrical Engineer, Quantity Surveyor, Valuer II, Senior Procurement Officer, Senior Systems Analyst/Programmer or in a comparable and relevant position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Computer Science, Human Resource Management/Development, Building/Land Economics, Law, Commerce, Engineering or their equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; Or
·         Certified Public Accountants Part III CPA (K) Certificate or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; and
·         Demonstrated initiative and professional competence in the relevant field.


Information Communication Technology Officer
The County Public Service Board of Isiolo invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions on contractual terms of service for a period of three (3) years on full time basis.
JOB GROUP ‘K’

Responsibilities

·         Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: installation and maintenance of computer systems;
configuration of Local Area Network and Wide Area Network;
·         developing and updating application systems; and carrying out systems analysis, design and programme specifications in liaison with stakeholders;
·         carrying out repairs and maintenance of Information Communication Technology equipment and associated peripherals;
·         drawing up hardware specifications for Information Communication Technology equipment; verification, validation and certification of Information Communication Technology equipment;
·         overseeing the process of configuration of new Information Communication Technology equipment; and designing of standard communication charts.

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
·         a Served in the grade of Information Communication Technology Officer II or in an equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years; and
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Chief Public Communications Officer
The County Public Service Board of Isiolo invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions on contractual terms of service for a period of three (3) years on full time basis.
JOB GROUP ‘M’

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
·         gathering information on programmes, significant events in a specific sectoral area and the impact on stakeholders, and forwarding the same to the Director of Public Communications Unit for dissemination;
·         assisting in the development of communications and media strategy;
·         editing stories on various topical issues before they are released to the public and liaising with media practitioners and the public on issues of mutual concern.

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
·         a Have served in the grade of Senior Public Communications Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Have a clear understanding of the working of the media and the socio-political environment in Kenya;

·         Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
·         Possess advanced computer application skills; and
·         Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


Protocol Officer
The County Public Service Board of Isiolo invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions on contractual terms of service for a period of three (3) years on full time basis.
JOB GROUP ‘N’
Reporting to the Director of Communications, the protocol officer will be responsible for public relations, media liaison, and protocol services in the Governor’s Office.

Responsibilities

·         Handling all aspects of visits, conferences, tours and social functions initiated within the office of the Governor
·         Arranging travel for the governor including scheduling travel, preparing trip folders, arranging bulletins, and preparing itinerary
·         Scheduling events, determining need for audiovisual equipment, gathering of biographies and guest information, preparing agendas, and setting up locations
·         Assist in the development of media plans, distributing and following up on media releases, booking interviews and liaising with the media
·         Drafts routine official and social correspondence related to protocol and events
·         Provides support to the Director of Communication when needed.
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by Director of Communications

Requirements

·         Be holder of a bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines; Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate communications or related qualifications from a University recognized in Kenya
·         Diploma holders with relevant work experience will be considered
·         Relevant progressive work experience of not less than 3 years
·         Must have a very good working knowledge of the general etiquette and social standards
·         Excellent written and oral communication skills
·         Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
·         Proficient in ICT

Director of Information and Public Communications
The County Public Service Board of Isiolo invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions on contractual terms of service for a period of three (3) years on full time basis.

Responsibilities

The Director will be responsible to the Chief Officer Public Service Management for the formulation, implementation and co-ordination of Information and Public Communication policies, strategies, programmes and significant events in the Public Service.
Specific duties and responsibilities will involve: advising on Information and Public Communications issues; monitoring information and public communications policies and programs and reviewing them as appropriate; preparing information and public communications reports/briefs; and ensuring professional ethics and consistency in information gathering and dissemination

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
·         Have served in the grade of Deputy Director of Information/Public Communications or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Have a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Information Sciences, Public Relations, Journalism, International Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
·         Possess strong leadership skills;
·         Possess excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
·         Be of high integrity, motivated and a team player with ability to strategically think, plan and implement information and public communication programmes;
·         Possess advanced computer application skills;
·         Have a clear understanding of National Development Goals, Policies and Programmes, vision 2030, Sustainable Development Goals and the ability to translate the role of Information and Public Communications towards realization of the same; and
·         Have demonstrated outstanding professional and managerial competence in management of Information and Public Communications function as reflected in work performance and results.

Director of Efficiency Monitoring
The County Public Service Board of Isiolo invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions on contractual terms of service for a period of three (3) years on full time basis.
JOB GROUP ‘R’

Responsibilities

The Director will be responsible to the chief officer Public Service management for the overall management of the Efficient Monitoring Unit. Specific duties and responsibilities will include: – promoting management accountability in the Public Service and assessing implementation of Government policies, programmes and projects and proposing appropriate recommendations. In addition, the officer will coordinate human resource planning and development in the Unit.

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
·         Served in the grade of Senior Deputy Director of Efficiency Monitoring or in a comparable and relevant position for a minimum period of three (3)years;
·         Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, Management, Finance, Computer Science, Human Resource Management/Development, Valuation, Construction Management, Engineering, Supplies Management, Law or any other relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
·         Demonstrated outstanding professional and managerial competence; and
·         A clear understanding of government goals and strategies and be able to integrate them within the overall National development goals.
How to Apply
All applications should be posted to the undersigned quoting the job title on the envelop or hand delivered to the County Public Service Board office on or before 3rd August 2018.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity Cards and academic testimonials, Clearance Certificates from DCI, HELB, KRA, EACC, CRB and membership documents to any Professional Bodies during the interview.
Women, persons with disabilities and other minority groups who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.
The County Government of Isiolo is an equal opportunity employer.
The Salary and benefits attached to each post are as advised by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board of Isiolo
P.O. Box 224 – 60300
Isiolo.

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