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County Secretary


JG ‘T’ (1 POST) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/017
Responsibilities
The County Secretary will be the head of the County Public Service Board and will be responsible for the following:
·         Head of Public Service in the County Government.
·         Providing strategic policy direction to improve service delivery in the County Public Service.

·         Arranging the business, and keeping the minutes of the County Executive Committee subject to the directions of the executive committee.
·         Conveying the decisions of the County Executive Committee to the appropriate persons or authorities and track their implementation.
·         Establishing and developing collaboration with national government ministries or departments, partners and other relevant stakeholders.
·         Ensure efficient management of resources.
·         Interpret, disseminate and oversee the implementation of National and County Government policies.
·         Coordinate County Government activities.
·         Provide direction to public officers in the County.
·         Performing any other functions as directed by the Governor and the County Executive Committee.
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan citizen.
·         Be a holder of at least first degree in relevant field in Public Administration from a recognized university in Kenya.
·         Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years in a senior in and management, administration in the Public Service or Private Sector.
·         A master’s degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.
·         Have demonstrable leadership and management capacity including knowledge of public financial management and strategic people management.
·         Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya, and Devolution Laws.
·         Have ability to work in a multi –ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect to diversity.
·         Have capacity to work under pressure to meet deadline.
·         Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the national values and principles of governance as outlined in the articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
·         Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and integrity.
·         A member of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya CPS (K) or any other relevant Professional body will have an added advantage.
Core Competencies
The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of the County Secretary.
·         Knowledge in policymaking, ability to transform vision/manifesto into Government policies and impact understanding of the same to members of staff.
·         Institutional development through structures, systems and mechanisms for effective and efficient delivery of service.
·         Strong leadership and influencing skills.
·         Ability to communicate Government policies, programs, projects and intention to the public and stakeholders.
·         Ability to develop and set international best practices and standards to guide the delivery of services and development agenda.
·         Knowledge of international, national and county specific development goals and obligations and mainstreaming them into the County agenda and hands-on approach to execution of duties.

Deputy County Secretary
JG ‘S’ (1 POST) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/018
Reporting to the County Secretary
Responsibilities
·         Deputizing for the County Secretary during his absence.
·         Receiving official County Government correspondence.
·         Planning and coordination of meetings.
·         Liaison activities between the County Secretary‘s office and other departments.
·         Coordinating Logistics for County forums.
·         Any other duty as may be assigned by the County Secretary from time to time.
Qualifications
For appointment of this grade, a candidate must;
·         Have a Bachelor’s Degree in administration or in any other relevant field from recognized university in Kenya.
·         Be in possession of a master’s degree in either strategic management, Business Administration, Economics or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya.
·         Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than ten (10) years in Public or Private sector.
·         Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Have a thorough understanding of devolution, the County Development objectives and Vision 2030.
·         Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and strategy.
·         A member of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya CPS (K) or any other relevant Professional body will have an added advantage.

Chief Officer Governance & Administration
JG ‘S’ (1 POST) Ref:
KSM/CPSB/2019/019
Responsibilities
·         Administration of a county department
·         Formulation and implementation of programs to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals
·         Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans
·         Implementation of policies and regulations
·         Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery
·         Ensuring compliance with the National Values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Have a Bachelor’s degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
·         Possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
·         Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than 10 years in the relevant field, 5 of which should be in a senior/managerial position in a large organization;
·         Demonstrate thorough understanding of county development objectives and Vision 2030;
·         Be a strategic thinker and results-oriented;
·         Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
·         Have Certificate in Senior Management Course from Kenya School of Government
·         Have Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program from Kenya School of Government
·         Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines;
·         Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution;
·         Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the Values and Principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya; and
·         Be computer literate

Chief Officer Strategy Policy & Delivery
JG ‘S’ (1 POST) – Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/020
Responsibilities
·         Planning for Delivery – this includes, but is not limited to collaboration with departments in developing the County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP), the Annual Development Plan (ADP) and all other plans of the County Government as prescribed in the County Government Act;
·         Coordinating implementation of the Governor’s flagship projects, including resource mobilization, donor relations and partnerships management for the projects;
·         Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting using the government-wide Monitoring and Evaluation system, to support and consolidate the M&E activities at the departmental level;
·         Addressing obstacles to delivery by carrying out research, analysis and offering advisory services to departments;
·         Building capacity at the departmental level and facilitating inter-departmental learning;
·         Developing and managing the Performance Management Framework for the County government;
·         Coordinating communication and accountability on the overall performance of the government to citizens and stakeholder groups.
·         Overseeing activities of the Kisumu Economic and Social Council (KECOSOC).
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan citizen
·         At least Master degree in Economics, development studies or related field.
·         At least ten (10) years’ experience five (5) of which must be in Senior Management Position in the Private or Public Sector
·         Experience in development planning, programme management and implementation of results oriented programmes
·         Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution
·         Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the Values and Principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya; and
·         Be computer literate.

Chief Officer Information & Public Communication
JG ‘S’ (1 POST) – Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/021
Responsibilities
·         Responsible for professional, administrative and operational matters relating to public communications in the entire County.
·         The formulation, implementation and co-ordination of Information and Public Communication policies, strategies, programmes strategies and design of appropriate programmes and infrastructure to facilitate its implementation in the County
·         Advising on Information and Public Communications issues
·         Monitoring information and public communications policies and programs and reviewing them as appropriate
·         identifying County Government events that require packaging for dissemination to the media and the public
·         Preparing media supplements, documentaries, press release/media features
·         Ensuring that the County’s digital media platforms and website are well managed and issues raised and responded to appropriately.
·         preparing and organizing fora where County Government policies, programmes and projects can be propagated and promoted; and
·         Ensuring professionalism, ethics and consistency in information gathering and dissemination
Qualifications
·         Have work experience in a comparable and relevant position in a large organization for minimum period of ten (10) years, five (5) of which must be in a senior management position;
·         Be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         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;
·         Be conversant with Government policies and regulations, and devolution laws;
·         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 (Performance & Management)
JG ‘R’ (1 POST) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/022
Responsibilities
·         Coordinating the formulation, implementation and review of the County Integrated Performance Management System;
·         Coordinating the dissemination and reporting on the County Performance Management plan;
·         Coordinating efficiency monitoring functions across departments;
·         Providing support in analyzing performance review reports and verifying the integrity of the reports;
·         Making proposals/recommendations for performance improvement;
·         Supporting the Governor’s office and County Secretary’s office in developing annual performance plans and targets;
·         Preparing performance reports to the County Assembly;
·         Managing and planning for citizen participation in the evaluation of the County Government performance;
·         Organizing public events for sharing of performance reports and recognition of exemplary performance in the County Public Service;
·         Liaising with the County Public Service Board on the performance management in public service;
·         Monitoring and evaluating implementation of County Government policies, programs, strategic plans and performance contracts
Qualifications
·         A Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management/Development/Business Administration or Management or any other in related field from a recognized Institution;
·         Master’s degree in relevant field;
·         Have working experience of not less than seven (7) years, three (3) years of which in a Management position;
·         Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity

Director (Monitoring & Evaluation)
JG ‘R’ (1 POST) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/023
Responsibilities
·         Formulate and proposes review of Monitoring and Evaluation Policy.
·         The Officer will ensure that the M&E reports are prepared timely and of high quality.
·         Provide Technical field support to the M&E Unit and the various M&E Committees established.
·         Support all M&E initiatives including Monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, and contributing to Staff Capacity building initiatives as necessary.
·         Support in creating a framework and procedures for the Monitoring and Evaluation of Project activities.
·         Support in defining and implementing the Key Project Performance Indicators (KPI) as well as monitoring them throughout the duration of projects.
·         Assist in proposing strategies to increase data collection, data analysis, data use and demand amongst relevant Staff.
·         Assist in clarifying project information needs.
·         Support project/program staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture project’s progress, draft tools and their revisions as well as data collection procedures under the supervision (e.g. logical framework, project performance tracking indicators,data flow chart, M&E manuals)
·         Support in reviewing the performance of existing Management Information Systems pertaining Project management to help identify potential modifications or resources.
·         Suggest ways to facilitate data collection and the flow of data within field teams.
·         Identify strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and management systems and propose solutions.
·         Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected to verify the accuracy of reported data.
·         Assist in establishing log frames; M&E work plans and targets during the Sector Work Group’s project proposals as well as throughout project implementation.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, Economics, Project Management, Social Sciences, Information Management or Related Field from a University recognized in Kenya.
·         7 years of experience, three (3) of which must be at a mid-level managerial position in the Public Service or equivalent in the Private Sector.
·         Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management or a Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage.
·         Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports.
·         Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel and Quantitative Analysis.
·         Ability to design M&E tools, Surveys, Surveillance Systems and Evaluation

Chief Office Administrator (Executive Secretary) (2 Posts)
JG ‘M’ (2 POSTS) Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/024
Responsibilities
·         Taking oral dictation; using e-office to research and process data
·         Operating office equipment
·         Attending to clients/visitors
·         Handling customers inquiries and complaints
·         Coordinating schedules of meetings and appointments and travel arrangements
·         Ensuring security of office records, equipment and documents including classified materials
·         Ensuring security, integrity and confidentiality of data
·         Establishing and monitoring procedures for record keeping of correspondence and file movements
·         Maintaining an up to date filing system in the office
·         Preparing responses to routine correspondences
·         Managing office protocol and etiquette
·         Managing petty cash and other office administrative services.
Qualifications
·         Must be a Kenyan Citizen
·         Must have served in the grade of Senior Office Administrator for a minimum period of three (3) years
·         Must have Bachelor’s degree in Secretarial studies or Bachelor of Business and office management from a recognized institution or Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences plus a Diploma in Secretarial Studies from a recognized institution
·         Must have Certificate in Secretarial Management Course from Kenya School of Government or any other Government Training Institute
·         Must have Certificate in Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than Two (2) Weeks from Kenya School of Government
·         Must have Certificate in Computer applications from a recognized institution
·         Must show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Public Relations Officer
JG ‘M’
Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/085
Reporting to the Board Secretary/CEO
Responsibilities
·         Coordinate all public relations activities including publishing of brochures, handbooks, flyers, CDs, etc.
·         Updating the Board website in liaison with the IT Section
·         Portray a positive public image of the Board
·         Coordinating outreach programmes with various stakeholders
·         Prepare press-releases, react to media stories and ensure proactive media reporting via the available channels.
·         Have initiative and drive and excellent interpersonal skills to handle various interest groups
·         Ability to work without supervision and to meet strict timelines
·         Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
Qualifications
·         Have minimum Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations/Media Communication
·         Have served as a Public/Communications Officer or an equivalent position in either the public or the private sector for at least five (5) years, three of which should be in management positions.
·         Be competent in the use of digital systems
·         Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

Procurement & Logistics Officer
JG ‘M’
Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/086
Reporting to the Board Secretary
Responsibilities
·         Planning and coordinating supplies management services
·         Enforcing Government procurement regulations, systems and procedures
·         Preparing supplies estimates of expenditure and control of vote
·         Procuring stores items and setting up an effective procurement management system
·         Preparation of Board Annual Procurement Plan
·         Preparing procurement policy, review and updating of existing regulations, supplies management instruction, inspection e.t.c
·         Responsible for the day to day management of the entire supply chain department
·         Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan citizen
·         Be a holder of Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/ Supplies with three (3) years’ experience in the public/private service
·         Membership of relevant professional body
·         Must have initiative and drive to initiate and oversight Board procurement programs

·         Must demonstrate a high level of confidentiality
·         Must be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
·         Must be computer literate and able to demonstrate high level of professionalism
·         Must be of a pleasant disposition with high interpersonal skills.
·         Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Internal Auditor
JG ‘M’
Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/089
Reporting administratively to the Secretary/CEO and functionally to the Board, the Internal Auditor will be charged with the following: –
Responsibilities
·         Planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling of internal audit services within the County Public Service Board
·         Establishing risk-based audit plans consistent with the Board’s objectives
·         Communicating plans of engagement and resource requirements for the internal audit function
·         Playing a key role in maintaining a strong internal control environment and supporting initiatives that improve performance
·         Perform financial, operational and information systems audit
·         Attending meetings with auditees to develop an understanding of business processes
·         Travelling to different sites to meet relevant staff and obtain documents and information
·         Researching and assessing how well risk-management processes are working.
·         Providing ad hoc advice and guidance to the Board and the Secretariat
·         Performing risk assessments on key Board activities and using this information to guide the scope of the audits
·         Anticipating emerging issues through research and interviews and deciding how best to deal with them
·         Providing support and guidance to the Board on how to achieve on its mandate
·         Agreeing on recommendations with relevant staff members to make improvements to operations
·         Preparing reports to highlight issues and problems and distributing the reports to the relevant auditees
·         Assessing how well the Board is complying with the relevant laws and regulatory requirements
·         Managing a variety of stakeholders and their expectations through regular communications
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan citizen
·         Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Accounting or Finance Option)
·         Possess CPA (K) or its equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Certification in Information Systems Auditing and CIA will be an added advantage
·         Be a registered member of ICPAK or Institute of Internal Auditors
·         Have at least five (5) years’ practical working experience in Audit in a public organization or a well-established commercial organization in a senior position
·         Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

ICT Assistant
JG ‘H’
Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/095
Reporting to the ICT Officer
Responsibilities
·         Provide user support and training of users
·         Assisting in the implementation of the computer systems and associated links
·         Writing and testing simple computer programs according to instructions and specifications
·         Monitoring the performance of IT and ICT equipment and associated peripherals
·         Repairs and maintenance of ICT equipment and associated peripherals Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
Qualifications
·         Diploma in Information Technology or Electronics and Information Technology or equivalent Competencies from a recognized institution with two (2) years’ experience.
·         The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with at least a C plain in Mathematics and English/Kiswahili or its approved equivalent.
·         Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

Ethics & Governance Officer
JG ‘L’
Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/087
Reporting to the Director Ethics and Governance
Responsibilities
·         Develop, initiate, maintain, and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
·         Develop and periodically review and update Standards of Conduct;
·         Provide technical guidance to management and employees on ethical and compliance issues.
·         Collaborate with other departments (e.g., Risk Management, Internal Audit, Employee Services, etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
·         Consult with the County Attorney as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues.
·         Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures.
·         Develop and oversee a system for uniform handling of unethical violations.
·         Act as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
·         Monitor, and as necessary, coordinate compliance activities of other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends.
·         Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
·         Provide reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Ethics and Governance Committee of the Board and senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
·         Ensure proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required.
·         Establish and provide direction and management of the compliance hotline.
·         Any other duties assigned from time to time
Qualifications
·         Must be a Kenyan citizen
·         Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, with a Diploma in Ethics/Integrity and Corporate Governance from a recognized institution
·         Must have served for at least five (5) years in ethics and governance office in the public/private service;
·         Must be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
·         Must be of a pleasant disposition with high interpersonal skills.
·         Must be computer literate and able to demonstrate high level of professionalism
·         Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Procurement Assistant
JG ‘H’
Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/096
Reporting to the Procurement Officer
Responsibilities
·         Issuing and receiving items and documents at the stores
·         Assisting in stock taking periodically
·         Preparing monthly reports
·         Ensuring proper reconciliation
·         Any other duties as may be assigned
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan citizen
·         Be a holder of a Diploma in Supplies Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution with three (3) years’ experience
·         Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
·         Must be self-driven with a lot of initiative and drive
·         Proficiency in computer applications
·         Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

Driver
JG ‘D’
(2 Posts)
Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/097
Responsibilities
·         Driving motor vehicles as authorized
·         Safety of the passengers and/or goods therein
·         Maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned
·         Carrying out routine checks on the vehicles’ cooling, oil, electrical, brake systems and tyre pressure
·         Detecting and reporting malfunction of vehicles
·         Ensuring security of the vehicle on and off the road;
·         Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle
Qualifications
·         A valid driving licence free from any accidents and valid for any of the classes of vehicles which the officer is required to drive.
·         Mechanics training will be an added advantage
·         At least five (5) years’ working experience.
·         Must have demonstrated disciplined lifestyle, outstanding professional competence and integrity in work performance and results.
·         Must be pleasant and disciplined with the ability to work with different groups of people
·         Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

Human Resource Management Officer
JG ‘R’
Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/082
Reporting to the Board Secretary, the officer will perform the following functions
Responsibilities
·         Advising and implementing human resource management policies, rules and regulations;
·         Developing and implementing career and succession management plans;
·         Human resource planning, training and development;
·         Organizing Human Resource Audit inspection and preparation of audit reports;
·         Coordinating and implementing performance management/appraisal programmes;
·         Managing staff disciplinary programmes;
·         Developing and managing Human Resource Information Systems;
·         Undertaking periodic human resource audits;
·         Managing the staff payroll and retirement programmes;
·         Developing and managing staff welfare programmes;
·         Developing and reviewing Schemes of Service;
·         Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan citizen
·         Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or related field from a university recognized in Kenya
·         A Master’s degree in Human Resource Management is an added advantage
·         Must be a registered member of Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing.
·         Must have at least five (5) years of post-registration experience
·         Must have served for at least 7 years in the field of Human Resource Management in the Public Service, 3 of which should have been at senior managerial level.
·         Must have attended senior management courses including strategic leadership at a recognized institution
·         Must be able to work within tight timelines and ensure efficient and effective staff supervision
·         Demonstrate conceptual, analytical, leadership and report writing skills
·         Must be committed to continuous learning and be results-oriented.
·         Demonstrate initiative and a high degree of professional competence
·         Must be a highly motivated and self-driven individual
·         Proficient in computer applications
·         Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

Finance & Administration Officer
JG ‘R’
Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/083
Reporting to the Board Secretary, the officer will perform the following functions
Responsibilities
·         Oversee all aspects of financial management, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting and accounting within the Board.
·         Provide technical support and guidance on the Finance, Risk Management and internal controls within the Board;
·         Develop sound financial and accounting policies in line with Public Financial Management Act, 2012;
·         Develop and execute financial and accounting management and control systems in line with the Public Finance Management Act, 2012;
·         Coordinate and oversee the inventory management within the Board;
·         Oversee and supervise the administrative function of the Board including reception, property/facility management, safety of the work environment, and provision of furnishings and equipment necessary for effective operations;
·         Perform any other duties and responsibilities which may be assigned by the Board Secretary;
Qualifications
·         Be a Kenyan citizen
·         Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Accounting or Finance Option);
·         Possess CPA (K) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         Be a registered member of ICPAK with good standing;
·         A Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance option will be an added advantage;
·         Must have served for at least 10 years in the field of Finance management in the Public Service, 5 of which should have been at senior managerial level;
·         Must have attended senior management courses including strategic leadership at a recognized institution;
·         Must be able to work within tight timelines;
·         Demonstrate conceptual, analytical, leadership and report writing skills;
·         Must be committed to continuous learning and be results-oriented;
·         Demonstrate initiative and a high degree of professional competence;
·         Must be a highly motivated and self-driven individual;
·         Proficient in computer applications;
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya;

Ethics & Governance Officer
JG ‘R’
Ref: KSM/CPSB/2019/084
The Director will develop an effective governance, ethics and policy framework, spearhead integrity programmes and oversee the institutionalization of ethical culture in the entire county civil service to actualize positive culture change and organizational behavior for sustained productivity.
Responsibilities
·         Providing guidance to management on the integrity and ethics programmes
·         Coordinating, supervising, monitoring and evaluating the county’s Integrity and Ethics programme across all departments
·         Setting up corruption-prevention committees across the departments, sub-counties and wards
·         Ensuring adherence to and compliance with ethical procedures at all operating levels of the county
·         Nurturing relationships with relevant stakeholders to enhance awareness regarding corruption and economic crimes
·         Undertaking roll out, training and sensitization of all county staff on the public service values and principles
·         Preparing performance indicators on the successes of the implementation of public service values and principles.
·         Developing customer awareness on corruption-prevention campaigns
·         Reporting and investigating of unethical practices in liaison with respective agencies
·         Preparing quarterly and annual reports on implementation and compliance with public service values and principles
·         Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the County Code of Conduct.
Qualifications
·         Must be a Kenyan citizen
·         Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, with Diploma in Ethics/Integrity and Corporate Governance from a recognized institution
·         A Master’s degree in Corporate Governance with particular emphasis on management of institutional ethics and integrity programmes will be an added advantage
·         Minimum of ten (10) years’ working experience, five (5) of which must be in senior management level in management of ethics and integrity programmes
·         Demonstrate capacity in successful policy formulation and effective implementation of public corporate governance, integrity, ethics and anti-corruption programmes in the public/corporate service
·         Thorough understanding of the legal, social and ethical framework of governance, ethics and integrity challenges
·         Strong communication and networking skills
·         Attention to detail
·         Excellent personal integrity and ethical standards
·         Drive for results and achievement, and ability to meet tight timelines
·         Commitment to the county’s vision and values
·         Excellent inter-personal relations
·         Excellent initiative and capacity to deliver with minimum supervision
·         Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in
·         Satisfy requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution
How to Apply
The candidate should apply by downloading and filling application for employment form available on our website. All dully filled forms should be sent to the undersigned on or before 19th July 2019 at 4.00 pm.
THE SECRETARY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O. BOX 7792-40100,
KISUMU
Hand delivered applications can be dropped at our offices located at Kisumu County Public Service Board Offices (Former M.E.O Office), Okore Rd, Milimani, Kisumu.
All candidates interested in any of the above positions must attach clearance certificates from KRA, HELB, EACC, CID, CRB and Commission for Higher Education for degrees obtained outside Kenya.
Note: The positions of County Secretary, Deputy County Secretary, Chief Officers and Directors will be on Contract for a period of three years renewable based on successful performance.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
NB: The County Government of Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer and women, the youth and persons with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply and also indicate so in their applications.

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