Chief Officer Job in Kenya - Housing

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Chief Officer Job in Kenya - Housing

The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board is pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified, motivated and Pro-active individuals to fill up the under listed vacant positions in the County.

CHIEF OFFICER PUBLIC WORKS & HOUSING – JOB GROUP CPSB 02 (1 POST) Job Ref: KCPSB/C.O/PWH/03/09/11/22

Terms of Service: Contract

Salary: As prescribed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)

 The housing function was moved from the department of Lands where it was formerly domiciled, and has now been merged with the public works function to create a new directorate. This directorate is charged with managing public works and county houses particularly facilitating investments in housing with special emphasis on affordable housing.


Responsibilities

The Chief Officer will be expected to perform the following duties and functions:

  • Promote investment in affordable housing through partnerships including Public Private Partnerships;
  • Support activities such as public participation and investment in critical infrastructure to support redevelopment of blighted housing in identified municipality residential neighborhoods;
  • Promote access to safe, decent and affordable housing;
  • Mainstream national and international agenda on housing and human settlements;
  • Develop policies to enhance conducive environment for housing investments;
  • Support private public partnerships in housing development;
  • Research for innovative and affordable building technologies;
  • Ensure safe and quality housing;
  • Maintain and update county housing inventory;
  • Promote access to housing for County Government public officers;
  • Re-development of old and dilapidated government housing;
  • Promote informal settlements improvement in the county

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Academic and Professional certificates,
  • Testimonials,
  • National Identity Card or Passport and
  • Any other supporting

The applications should indicate the positions applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to:

The Secretary

County Public Service Board P O Box 260 – 10304

KUTUS

Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the County Headquarters 4TH floor, KUTUS (Office of County Public Service Board between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays).

Applicants should seek clearance from and attach copies or evidence of the CURRENT (valid in 2022) documents listed below: –

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before Friday, 25th November 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.

NOTE

Women and persons living with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit our website:

www.kirinyaga.go.ke for more details.

The Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer.