Chief Officer Job in Kenya - Procurement

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Chief Officer Job in Kenya - Procurement

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.


Job Ref: KCPSB/C.O/EPBP/01/09/11/22 Terms of Service: Contract

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Developing and implementing financial and economic policies in the county;
  • Preparing the annual budget for the county and coordinating the preparation of estimates of revenue and expenditure of the county government;
  • Co-ordinating the implementation of the budget of the county government;
  • Ensuring proper management and control of, and accounting for the finances of the county government and its entities in order to promote efficient and effective use of the county’s budgetary resources;
  • Managing the county government’s public debt and other obligations  and developing a framework of debt control for the county;
  • Monitoring the county government’s entities to ensure compliance with this Act and effective management of their funds, efficiency and transparency and, in particular, proper accountability for the expenditure of those funds;
  • Acting as custodian of the inventory of the county government’s  assets  except where provided otherwise by other legislation or the Constitution;
  • Accessing the premises of a county government entity and inspecting all records and other documents relating to the financial affairs of that county government entity, kept by that entity;
  • Requiring county government entities to comply with all applicable norms or standards regarding accounting practices, budget classification systems and other public financial management systems as prescribed by the Accounting Standards Board;
  • Requiring any public officer employed by a county government or county government entity to provide explanations, information and assistance in respect to matters relating to the county government’s public finances;
  • Issuing guidelines to accounting officers for the county government entities, or public officers employed by those entities, with respect to the financial affairs of that Government or those entities, and monitoring compliance  with  those guidelines;
  • Assisting county government entities in developing their capacity for efficient, effective and transparent financial management, upon request;
  • Providing the National Treasury with information which it may require to carry out its responsibilities under the Constitution and this Act;
  • Issuing circulars with respect to financial matters relating to county government entities;
  • Advising the county government entities, the County Executive Committee and the county assembly on financial matters;
  • Strengthening financial and fiscal relations between the national government and county governments in performing their functions;
  • Reporting regularly to the county assembly on the implementation of the annual county budget; and
  • Taking any other action to further the implementation of this Act in relation to 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


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.


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

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit our website: for more details.

The Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer.