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5 Vacancies for Deputy Commissioners for Labour in Kenya (166K)

Public Service Commission


Our Vision: A citizen-centric public service
Our Mission: To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery.
Vacant Positions in the Public Service
Ministry of Labour and Social Protection


Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
Deputy Commissioner for Labour
Five (5) Posts
V/NO. 61/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh.98, 500 – Ksh.166,780 p.m.
(CSG -‘6’)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
(i) served as a Senior Assistant Commissioner for Labour or in a senior position in the field of Labour or its equivalent in the wider public service or private sector;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Human Resource management/Development, Law, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics; Labour Relations or Industrial Relations from a recognized institution;
(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Labour Relations, Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management or Development/Planning, Law, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics, Labour and Development Studies, Public Administration, International Relations from a recognized institution;
(iv) attended a Strategic Leadership Development Course from a recognized Institution;
(v) a Certificate in Prosecution Course lasting at least three (3) months from a recognized institution;

(vi) a Certificate in computer applications skills from a recognized institution; and
(vii) professional competence and be conversant with labour administration, labour laws, and have a clear understanding of the labour policies programmes, objectives and strategies.
Duties and Responsibilities
(i) guiding and supervising the preparation of papers on government policies, strategies and programs on labour administration;
(ii) identifying opportunities in the labour market;
(iii) developing strategic plans for the department;
(iv) coordinating preparation of departmental budget estimates and analysis of financial returns
(v) providing consultancy and technical guidance on labour issues;
(vi) collecting and providing information on government policies for labour promotion and development;
(vii) providing training, consultancy and extension services on labour issues.
(viii) referring disputes to the Industrial Court;
(ix) co-ordinating Trade Union elections and maintaining records of elections; and
(x) vetting of Collective Bargaining Agreements to ensure their consistency with the law.
Application Procedure
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal www.psckjobs.go.ke
Please Note:
(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 11th May, 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time)

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