Chief HR Management & Development Officer Job in Kenya

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Chief HR Management & Development Officer Job in Kenya

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified serving officers in the Kakamega County Government Public Service to fill the following vacant positions on promotion basis


Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 49,000 x 2,170 – 51,170 x 2,550 – 53,720 x 2,650 – 56,370 x 27,50 – 59,120 x 2,920 – 62,040 x

3,080 – 65,120 p.m.


  • Coordinating Human Resource services in such areas as appointment, promotion, payroll management, discipline, pensions, establishment and complement control;
  • Analyzing the staffing levels and making proposals for succession planning;
  • Ensuring collection, collation and analysis of human resource management and
  • data from County Departments and Agencies and making appropriate recommendations;
  • Analyzing human resource management and development issues emanating from County Departments and Agencies and initiating appropriate action;
  • Monitoring the implementation and effectiveness of Human Resource Management and development policies, guidelines and procedures in County Departments and Agencies;
  • Organizing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating training programmes;
  • Managing the County human resource information systems;

  • Preparing and compiling reports on the implementation of Performance Management systems including Performance Appraisal Systems;
  • Analyzing staff progression and making proposals for career development; and
  • Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.


For appointment to this grade, an Officer must have;

  • Served in the grade of Senior Human Resource Management and Development Officer or comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management OR any related Social Science and Diploma or Postgraduate diploma in Human Resource/Personnel Management, Industrial Relations or Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) Course from a recognized Institution in Kenya;
  • Be a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) Kenya in good standing;
  • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Have a Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
  • Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

How to Apply

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.kefill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 21st March, 2023 at 11.59 P.M.

N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. will be accepted. Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.

PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address and phone number 0745888999 ONLY.

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