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Government Jobs in Kenya - Embu

COUNTY ATTORNEY JOB GROUP ‘S’ 1 POSITION (CPSB 55/19)

Terms of Service: Contract
 Responsibilities
·         Principal Legal Advisor to the County Government
·         Drafting and Publication of Legislative proposals for the county Executive
·         Negotiating, Drafting, Vetting and Interpreting Local and International documents, Agreements and Treaties for and on behalf of County and its Agencies

·         Representing the County in Legal proceedings other than Criminal proceedings
·         Handle Public Interest Litigation and represent member of the public in matters of Public Interest
·         Prosecute
·         Advising the County on Constitutional and other Legislative Matters
·         Link between the County, other county governments and National government in liaison with the office of Council of Governors and the Attorney General
·         Monitoring Compliance & enforcement of Statutory Obligation
·         Custodian of County Contracts and other Legal Instruments
Qualifications
·         A citizen of Kenya
·         Bachelor degree in Law from a recognized University
·         Advocate of the High Court
·         At least 8 years’ experience in Legal Matters
·         Valid practicing Certificate

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ADMINISTRATION SERVICES/DEPUTY SUB COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, JOB GROUP ‘P’ 1 POSITION (CPSB 54/19)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
 Responsibilities
An officer at this level may be deployed at the Headquarters or in the Field Office.
Duties and responsibilities at the Headquarters will entail:-
·         Initiating and implementing administrative policies, strategies, procedures and programme;
·         Managing and supervising the general administrative functions;
·         Implementing public service reforms;
·         Managing and supervising the general administrative functions
·         Facilitating maintenance of infrastructure and facilities;
·         Overseeing transport management;
·         Planning and coordinating office accommodation;
·         Managing assets and insurance policies.
Duties and responsibilities in the Field Office will entail:-
·         Overseeing service delivering in the area of jurisdiction;
·         Developing programmes and projects to empower the community;
·         Coordinating and facilitating citizen participation in the development of policies, plans and delivery of services;
·         Facilitating inter-governmental relations and conflict resolutions;
·         Overseeing safe custody of county government assets in the area of jurisdiction;
·         Coordinating and liaising with other directorates and departments in the area of jurisdiction;
·         Ensuring compliance with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements in the area of jurisdiction;
·         Ensuring compliance with national values and principles of good governance;
·         Identifying development projects;
·         Disseminating information to the public, and
·         Providing linkage between the office and the community.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
·         Served in the grade of Principal Administration Officer/Principal Ward Administrator for a minimum period of three (3) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public Administration; Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from a recognized Institution;
·         Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from a recognized Institution;
·         Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized Institution;
·         Diploma in advance Public Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
·         Certificate in Computer Application skills from a recognized Institution and
·         Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and results.

DIRECTOR LEGAL AFFAIRS (CPSB 56/19)
Terms of Service: Contract
 Responsibilities
·         Review, formulation and implementation of policies in the mandate areas of the department.:- initiating policy research , formulation, development and  reforms;
·         Coordinating and facilitating research on legal  issues ;
·         Preparing cabinets briefs , papers and memoranda; reviewing legal documents/instruments; coordinating and facilitating the preparation of opinions and briefs;
·         Reviewing country/periodic report and ensuring compliance with the regional and international instrument ;
·         Developing strategies for stakeholders consultations and engagement ;
·         Facilitating and managing financial support for the development plans;
·         Developing proposals for reform on emerging legal issues;
·         Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance ,human rights ,transparency , accountability, ethics and integrity;and
·         Advising ministries/department on legal policy issues.
·         In addition, the Director will be responsible for:-
·         The implementation and realization of the Department’s strategic plans and objectives; preparation and implementation of Department’s performance appraisal systems and contracts;
·         Overseeing the finances and assets management of the Department ;
·         Instituting operational accountability; and overall supervision, control, discipline, recruitment, staff training and development.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade an Officer must have:-
·         Served in the grade of Chief Legal Officer or in comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from a recognized university;
·         Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education
·         Masters degree in Law or any other relevant Social Science from a recognized university;
·         Attended a Strategic Leadership Development Course lasting not less than six(6) weeks from recognized institution;
·         Proficiency in computer applications; and
·         Demonstrate managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of legal affairs.
How to Apply
All applicants are requested to download an application form and a detailed document containing requirements relevant to the positions advertised from Embu County website:-www.embu.go.ke
Candidates should attach photocopies of the following documents:
·         National Identity Card
·         Academic, Professional Certificates and testimonials
·         Clearance from KRA, EACC, HELB, CRB and Certificate of Good Conduct from DCI
·         Any other relevant supporting documents.
All applications should be sent to the undersigned on or before 3rd December, 2019.
THE CEO/SECRETARY
EMBU COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O BOX 2871- 60100,
EMBU
NB:
·         Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.
·         The reference number of the position being applied MUST be indicated on the envelope and the Application.
·         Embu County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT charge any fee for recruitment.
·         Any candidate who directly or indirectly canvases shall lead to automatic disqualification

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