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Deputy Director (Programs, Projects & Strategic Initiatives) (98-166K)


Salary Scale: Kshs.98,500 – Kshs.166,780 pm (CSG 6)
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable
Qualifications
·         served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years in the field of environment and natural resources and currently serving in the grade of Assistant Director, Programs, Projects and Strategic Initiatives, Job Group ‘P’ CSG7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;

·         a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Law, Environmental Planning and Management or any other related field from a recognized institution;
·         a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Law, Environmental Planning and Management or any other related field from a University recognized in Kenya;
·         a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
·         demonstrated outstanding professional competence in project management design, proposal writing and implementation; and
·         demonstrated professional competence and leadership capability in work performance and results
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-
·         administration, direction, control and supervision of operations of large and complex projects and programmes funded by the ministry;
·         macro and Micro levels planning, co-coordinating and monitoring the implemented projects within the Ministry and its Parastatals to ensure impact and accountability;
·         pursuing Strategic engagements and investment proactively through emerging international funding opportunities in the field of environment;
·         pursuing Strategic partnerships and collaborative ventures in environment and natural resource management sector; and
·         involving in coordination of donor support to the Ministry

Deputy Director (Meteorological Services) (4 Posts)

Salary Scale: Kshs.98,500 – Kshs.166,780 pm CSG6
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable
Qualifications
·         served for a minimum of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director of Meteorological Services, Job Group ‘P’/CSG 6 or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
·         a Bachelors degree in Meteorology or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
OR
·         a Bachelors degree in Mathematics and Physical plus a Post-Graduate Diploma in Meteorology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         a Master degree in Meteorology or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
·         shown professional and managerial capability in work performance and results.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level include:
·         interpreting and implementing of national meteorological policy;
·         ensuring meteorological operational procedures are in line with international standards and recommended practices;
·         coordinating public education and outreach programmes on weather and climate;
·         verifying meteorological advisories, alerts and warnings for various sectors;
·         coordinating the downscaling and disseminating meteorological information;
·         interpreting and preparing reports on the status of air quality;
·         developing and revising training curricula for meteorological personnel;
·         reviewing weekly, monthly and seasonal weather and climate bulletins;
·         carrying out research in meteorology and related sciences;
·         training and capacity building on meteorology related science; and
·         conducting public education and outreach programmes on weather and climate.

Meteorologist (28 Posts)

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.37,010 – 49,950 p.m. (CSG 10)
Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)
Qualifications
·         For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have A Bachelors degree in Meteorology or its equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;
OR
·         A Bachelors degree in Mathematics and Physics plus a Post-Graduate Diploma in Meteorology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized University in Kenya.
Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
·         processing and analyzing meteorological data for various applications;
·         undertaking quality control of meteorological data;
·         carrying out meteorological charts analysis;
·         interpreting remotely sensed data for various applications; and
·         generating weather forecasts and products.

Meteorological Technologist III (12 Posts)

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.37,010 – 49,950 p.m. (CSG 12)
Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)
Qualifications
·         For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Meteorology, Meteorological Communications or equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya.
Responsibilities
This is the entry grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a Senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
·         undertaking meteorological data entry;
·         coding and decoding of observed weather parameters into meteorological data messages according to international standard formats;
·         transmitting meteorological data messages;
·         plotting various data sets on specific weather charts; and
·         receiving, checking and correcting meteorological and aviation data messages.

Meteorological Telecommunication Assistant III (7 Posts)

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.37,010 – 49,950 p.m. (CSG 12)
Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)
Qualifications
·         For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in any of the following Disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Telecommunication, Information Technology, Instrumentation and Calibration, Mechatronics, Mechanical Fabrication or its equivalent from a University recognized in Kenya.
Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a Senior Officer. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
·         installing, maintain and repairing meteorological electrical systems, appliances, telecommunication networks and aerials; and
·         fabricating and assembling meteorological observations instruments.

Wildlife Secretary (164-320K)

Basic Salary Scale: Kshs.164,780 – 320,040 p.m. (CSG 4)
Terms of Service: Contract (3 Years Renewable once, subject to satisfactory performance)
Qualifications
·         a minimum service period of twelve (12) years, three of which should be at a senior level of policy formulation and management either in the public sector or the Private Sector;
·         a Bachelors degree from a recognized University in any of the following areas: Economics, Natural Resources, Law, Finance, Environmental Sciences, Business Management (Strategy) or any other related qualifications;
·         A Masters degree from a recognized University in any of the following areas: Economics, Natural Resources, Law, Finance, Environmental Sciences, Business Management (Strategy) or any other related qualifications;
·         Demonstrated strong managerial/ Leadership skills; and
Responsibilities
The overall functions of the Secretary Wildlife will be to provide leadership on strategy and policy direction in Wildlife service and management and supervise the Technical Directorates in the State Department. The specific duties and responsibilities of the officer at this level will entail:
·         Advise the State Department on promotion and sustainable exploitation, utilization, management and conservation of wildlife resources;
·         Developing and strengthening of linkages among local, regional and international stakeholders on wildlife matters;
·         Oversee domestication of protocols, conventions and agreements on wildlife conservation;
·         Formulation, interpretation and review of Wildlife policies, legislation and standards;
·         Coordinate and monitor implementation of wildlife policies, legislations and standards and develop sustainable strategies for utilization of Wildlife resources;
·         Spearhead innovations, technologies and emerging approaches to sustainable wildlife conservation and coordinate preparation and gazettement of ecosystems and protected area plans;
·         Monitor the Sagas and other non-State agencies compliance with management of Wildlife policies, guidelines and legal requirements and advise its State Department;
·         Develop mechanisms for effective public participation in the management and protection of Wildlife resources; and
·         Mobilize resources both local and international towards conservation of Wildlife.

Director (Partnership & Wildlife Co-Existence) (130-193K)

Basic Salary: Kshs.130,420 – 193,410p.m. (CSG 5)
Terms of Service: Contract (3 Years Renewable once, subject to satisfactory performance)
Qualifications
·         Served for a minimum period of cumulative twelve (12) years, three of which should be at a senior level of policy formulation and management either in the public sector or the Private Sector;
·         A Bachelors degree in either Natural Resources Management, Social Sciences, Education or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
·         A Master’s degree in either Natural Resources Management, Social Sciences, Education or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
·         Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results; and
·         Demonstrated a clear understanding in the formulation, development and interpretation of wildlife policies and legislation.
Responsibilities
The Director will be responsible for the management of the Directorate.
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
·         Guiding development and review of wildlife policies, regulations and guidelines for management of wildlife outside parks and reserves.
·         Promoting cooperation and coordination with and between the National and County Governments, Private Sector, NGOs, Conservancies and such other institutions engaged in wildlife protection, conservation and management.
·         Ensure development of guidelines for mitigation of human wildlife conflicts and support piloting of different mitigation strategies to reduce human wildlife conflict.
·         Establishment of wildlife compensation schemes and coordinate monitoring of compensation claims.
·         Ensure prompt and adequate support to bereaved families.
·         Establish and maintain a database on the types, extent, causes and impacts of human wildlife conflicts and mitigation measures and prepare periodic reports on status of human and wildlife conflicts;
·         Developing comprehensive public outreach and awareness programs embedded with public participation;
·         Develop strategies for stakeholder engagement to enhance wildlife protection, wildlife fences, game-proof barriers, wildlife corridors and dispersal area, community wildlife programs
·         Coordinate partnership programs with NGO’s and other partners on wildlife conservation;
·         Promote sustainable utilization of wildlife resources;
·         Coordinate formulation of policies and strategies for alternative income generating ventures/activities from wildlife resources for communities and mobilization of resources
·         Coordinate the county governments and communities to establish new reserves, conservancies and sanctuaries where applicable.
·         Prepare and update a database of wildlife industry stakeholders.
·         Coordinate preparation and implementation of MoUs and other agreements with partners and stakeholders.
·         Mobilize resources for identified conservation programmes.

Director (Wildlife Research & Innovation) (130-193K)

Basic Salary: Kshs.130,420 – 193,410p.m. (CSG 5)
Terms of Service: Contract (3 Years Renewable once, subject to satisfactory performance)
Qualifications
·         Served for cumulative twelve (12) years, three of which should be at a senior level of policy formulation and management either in the public sector or the Private Sector;
·         A Bachelors degree in Statistics, applied statistics, mathematics and statistics or Information Communication Technology or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         A Masters degree in Statistics, applied statistics, mathematics and statistics or Information Communication Technology or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results;
·         Demonstrated a clear understanding in the formulation, development and interpretation of wildlife policies and legislation; and
·         Demonstrated clear evidence of conducting research, supervising or managing research teams.
Responsibilities
The Director will be responsible for the management of the Directorate. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
·         Formulation of policy for wildlife research, assessment, monitoring and training;
·         Setting national goals, objectives, priorities, targets, standards and indicators in wildlife research, assessment, monitoring and training;
·         Mainstreaming wildlife research, assessment, monitoring and training issues into wildlife conservation and management and other sectoral policies, programmes and plans and to guide decision making;
·         Promoting cooperation among government departments, counties, private sector, academic institutions, non-governmental organisations and such other organisations engaged in wildlife research, assessment, monitoring and training;
·         Coordinate development of the national wildlife research, assessment, monitoring and training strategy and monitor its implementation. This will include development of a national red list of threatened marine and terrestrial species;
·         Coordinate development & reviewing policy on endangered species conservation & management, vulnerable and threatened species and habitats, migratory and cross-border populations control alien species and genetically modified organisms;
·         Coordinate with various agencies wildlife resource surveys and remote sensing to establish inventory and update of status of wildlife resources countrywide.
·         Promote collaborations with national and international institutions and stakeholders to ensure effective mechanisms and standards exists for conserving and managing wildlife species diversity, wildlife products development, wildlife innovation;
·         Mobilize resources for identified conservation programmes

Deputy Director (Policy & Legislation) (97-130K)

Basic Salary: Kshs.97,320 – 130,420p.m. (CSG 6)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Qualifications
·         Served for cumulative ten (10) years, three (3) of which should be at a senior level either in the public sector or the Private Sector;
·         A Bachelor’s degree in Law, Political Science, Public Administration or any other social science-related field of study or its approved equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         A Master’s degree in Law, Political Science, Public Administration or any other social science-related field of study or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results; and
·         Demonstrated working knowledge of policies related to the wildlife sector in Kenya.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities of the officer at this level will entail:
·         Monitoring all activities related to wildlife conservation and management and provide immediate and appropriate responses;
·         Monitoring implementation of the wildlife policy at National and County Governments;
·         Monitoring and Influencing the policy making process in the counties to be in tandem with the national wildlife policy;
·         Capacity building the counties on conservation related policies and obligations at county level;
·         Drafting all wildlife legislations in consultation with stakeholders and tabling through the Parliamentary Committee on Environment;
·         Monitoring implementation of various legislations in the wildlife sector;
·         Ensure the integration of the wildlife policy to other sectors of the government;
·         Put in place a regulatory framework for the wildlife sector;
·         Ensure compliance of statutory requirements by all players in the wildlife sector;
·         Propose and advice the Ministry of the necessary tax regimes necessary in the wildlife sector;
·         Develop and ensure use of the necessary regulatory tools for the sector; and
·         Promote use of technology in compliance by the sector players

Deputy Director (Education & Awareness) (97-130K)

Basic Salary: Kshs.97,320 – 130,420p.m. (CSG 6)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Qualifications
·         served for cumulative ten (10) years, three of which should be at a senior level either in the public sector or the Private Sector;
·         A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Communication, Education, Community development, Sociology, Political Science or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         A master’s degree in Marketing, Public Communication, Education, Community development, Sociology, Political Science or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         Demonstrated ability and experience in developing and implementing Education and Awareness programs and strategies; and

·         Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities of the officer at this level will entail:
·         Production of awareness and education material with stakeholders;
·         Create and manage information dissemination channels for the public and education institutions;
·         Coordinate and guide public outreach program in the country;
·         Promote and coordinate wildlife conservation competition programs in the 47 counties;
·         Organize biannual national wildlife expo and investment forums in partnership with relevant stakeholders;
·         Mainstream wildlife conservation in the private sector through an award system;
·         Continuously engage the public through media on wildlife conservation matters;
·         Undertake public awareness and capacity on sustainable wildlife utilization;
·         Mainstream wildlife conservation in the education curriculum; and
·         Develop, promote and coordinate a National Wildlife Conservation Awards programme.

Deputy Director (Biodiversity Database) (97-130K)

Basic Salary: Kshs.97,320 – 130,420p.m. (CSG 6)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Qualifications
·         Served for cumulative ten (10) years, three (3) of which should be at a senior level either in the public sector or the Private Sector;
·         A bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas: Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Management, Range Management, Environmental Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         A master’s degree in any of the following areas: Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Management, Range Management, Environmental Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results; and
·         Demonstrated a clear understanding and awareness of global biodiversity, the nature, potential uses and limitations of biodiversity data and biodiversity monitoring schemes.
Responsibilities
·         Coordinate and oversight development and implementation of a national biodiversity decision support system;
·         Oversight the implementation of system changes and enhancements support use needs in compliance with national and international system wide processes and data standards;
·         Oversight biodiversity support management decisions through analysis, interpretations, and assessment of biodiversity data;
·         Coordinate the integration of inter-agency, and inter-governmental biodiversity decision support platforms; and
·         Coordinate and oversight biodiversity models and scenarios to inform policy and decision making.

Wildlife Officer (6 Posts)

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.35,400 – 46,230 p.m. (CSG 10)
Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)
Qualifications
·         For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: natural resources management, wildlife management, range management environmental sciences, Community development, disaster preparedness, public administration, human resource management, peace and conflict studies, education or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya.
Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior wildlife officer. Duties and responsibilities at this level entail:
·         Collecting and collating wildlife conservation date;
·         Preparing technical reports;
·         Keeping custody of wildlife conservation and management information systems;
·         Receiving and verifying wildlife compensation claims;
·         Collecting basic data on wildlife conservation for research and monitoring;
and
·         assisting in activities pertaining to the management of National Reserves and National Parks

Assistant Director (Wildlife) (2 Posts)

Basic Salary: Kshs.85,110 – 119,730 p.m. (CSG 7)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Qualifications
·         Cumulative service period of ten (10) years, three (3) of which should be at a senior level in public or private sector;
·         A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Management, Range Management, Environmental Sciences, Sociology, Community Development, Public Administration or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a University recognized in Kenya;
·         A master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Management, Range Management, Environmental Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya; and
·         Demonstrated administrative and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –
·         Planning and formulating wildlife conservation programmes;
·         Liaising with other stakeholders in the development of general guideline, standards, agreements procedures in the wildlife sub-sector;
·         Initiating national policies impacting on wildlife habitat development, wildlife conservation, governance and participation;
·         Developing procedures for sustainable exploitation, utilization, management and conservation of wildlife resources; and
·         Monitoring wildlife conservancy strategic policies.


Information Officer II (50 Posts)

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.30,170– Ksh.40,060 p.m. (CSG 11)
Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Communication Studies, Media Studies, Photojournalism from a recognized institution;
OR
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences with a Postgraduate Diploma in Photojournalism, Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Communication Studies, Media Studies from a recognized Institution;
Responsibilities
This will be the entry and training grade for this cadre. Duties and responsibilities will include:-
·         gathering, writing, verifying, translating and editing news, information and features;
·         uploading content onto Kenya News Agency website and Information Resources Centres; and
·         managing information gathering and dissemination systems.

Public Communications Officer II (10 Posts)

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.30,170– Ksh.40,060 p.m. (CSG 11)
Three (3) years contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)
Qualifications
·         A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Mass Communication, Public Relations, Communication Studies or Media Studies/Science from a recognized institution;
OR
·         a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences with a Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication, Public Relations, Communication Studies or Media Studies/Science from a recognized Institution;
Responsibilities
This will be the entry and training grade for this cadre. Duties and responsibilities will include:-
·         assisting in building corporate relations;
·         developing content on topical issues for uploading onto institutional website, Information Education Communication (IEC) materials and undertaking media monitoring;
·         assisting in the preparation of media reviews, briefs, press releases/statements and supplements;
·         maintaining public relations records and documents; and
·         participating in event organization.

Director (Research, Science & Technology) (132-195K)

Salary Scale: Kshs.132,000 – Kshs.195,410p.m. (CSG 5)
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable
Qualifications
·         served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy Director, Research, CSG 6 or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
·         a relevant Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in any of the relevant fields in;- Biological Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Physical Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Earth Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and
·         demonstrated a high standard of professional competence and administrative capability in the development of science and technology policies as well as appreciation of cross sectoral issues of science and technology for development.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –
·         formulation and implementation of policies, strategies and programmes for research management and development;
·         management and development of the national innovation system;
·         development, promotion and application of science and technology;
·         establishing international collaborations, partnerships and global obligations in research science and technology;
·         undertaking national science, technology and innovation statistics ;
·         establishing linkages between government, research, academia, industry and the society
·         overseeing implementation of performance contract programmes in the directorate;
·         efficient management of the directorate;
·         advising the government through the Principal Secretary, on on-going local and international activities on research, innovation and technology transfer in both public and private; and
·         guiding in development and implementation of relevant research, technology transfer and innovation policies for national development.

Deputy Director (Research, Science & Technology) (2 Posts)

Salary Scale: Kshs.98,500. –166,780 p.m. (CSG6)
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable
Qualifications
·         served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director of Research, Job Group ‘P’ (CSG 7) or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
·         a Bachelors degree in any research area including and not limited to Agriculture and related studies, Industrial Sciences, Health Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences from a University recognized in Kenya;
·         a Masters degree in any research area including and not limited to Agriculture and related studies, Industrial Sciences, Health Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences from a University recognized in Kenya;
·         a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from in a recognized institution; and
·         demonstrated merit and ability in managing Research, Science and Technology.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –
·         leading teams in reviewing and establishing collaborations, partnerships and linkages in Science, Technology and Innovation, locally and internationally;
·         developing and reviewing policies, strategies, frameworks in Science, Technology and Innovation;
·         evaluation of the National Technology Transfer System in Universities and Research Organizations;
·         organizing Workshops and Conferences for international audience in areas related to Science, Technology and Innovation; and
·         undertaking Science, Technology and Innovation programmes and projects outlined in Kenya Medium Term Plans.

Assistant Director (Research, Science & Technology) (85-119K)

Salary Scale: Kshs.85,110 – Kshs.119,730 pm (CSG 7)
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable
Qualifications
·         served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Research Officer, Job Group ‘N’(CSG 8) or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
·         a Bachelor’s degree in any research area including and not limited to Agriculture and related studies, Industrial Sciences, Health Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         a Master’s degree in any research area including and not limited to Agriculture and Related Studies, Industrial Sciences, Health Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         a certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from an institution recognized in Kenya; and
·         demonstrated merit and ability in managing Research, Science and Technology.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –
·         developing Research, Science and Technology policies and strategies, as well as frameworks;
·         liaising with Research Institutions, Universities and Private Sector in implementing research policy guidelines drawn by the Government;
·         organizing and or participating in Research, Science and Technology workshops/conference/round table discussions with stakeholders at national level; and
·         developing Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) for partnerships in Science, Technology and Innovations.

Deputy Director of Higher Education (4 Posts)

Salary Scale: Kshs.98,500. –166,780 p.m. (CSG 6)
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable
Qualifications
·         served for a minimum period of three(3) years in the grade of Assistant Director of Education Job Group ‘P’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
·         a Bachelors degree in Education from a university recognized in Kenya;
 OR
·         a Bachelors degree in Arts or Science with Education from a university recognized in Kenya;
 OR
·         a Bachelors degree in Arts or Science from a university recognized in Kenya and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from an Institution recognized in Kenya;
·         a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Education, Arts, Science, Business Administration in a management related field from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and
·         demonstrated ability and professional competence in management within the education sector.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-
·         formulating, implementing and reviewing policies, strategies and regulations of University Education Projects and Programs.
·         liaising with stakeholders in education sector to provide quality education in University Education.
·         promoting access and equity in University Education.
·         coordinating and Monitoring implementation of government policies by University Management Councils.

Assistant Director (Higher Education) (4 Posts)

Salary Scale: Kshs.85,110 – Kshs.119,730 pm (CSG 7)
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable
Qualifications
·         served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Education Officer Job Group ‘N’(CSG 8) or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
·         a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from a University recognized in Kenya;
OR
·         a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts or Science from a University recognized in Kenya and a postgraduate Diploma in Education from an institution recognized in Kenya;
·         a Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Education, Arts, Science, Business Administration in a management related field from a University recognized in Kenya;
·         have a Senior Management Course not lasting less than four (4) weeks from an Institution recognized in Kenya; and
·         demonstrated merit and ability in management within the education sector.
Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –
·         implementing and reviewing University Policies, Programs and Projects relating to quality education;
·         coordinating integration of Career Offices in Universities;
·         preparation and implementing of bilateral agreements;
·         coordinating of linkages and partnerships of local & international universities;
·         preparing proposals of funding for University Education; and
·         coordinating resource mobilization for University Education.
How To Apply
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:
·         online through one of the Commission’s websites www.publicservice.go.ke and www.psckjobs.go.ke
OR
·         by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
Please Note
·         Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
·         Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
·         Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
·         THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
THE SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMMISSION HOUSE
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
NAIROBI
so as to reach the Commission on or before 12th November 2019

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