Deputy County Secretary and Deputy Head of Public Service Job in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

The Deputy County Secretary & Deputy of Public Service will deputize the County Secretary in taking charge of Public Service Administration and Coordination of County Aflairs. She/he will be responsible to the County Secretary for;

Arranging the businesSs and keeping the minutes of the cxccutive committee subject to the directions of the County Secretary;

Conveying decisions of the County Executive Committee to the appropriate persons or authorities

Ensuring eficient management of resources and co-ordination of County Government resources;

Providing strategic policy direction for improved service delivery;

Developing and implementing an effective performance management systems;

Implementing strategic plans:

Maintaining effective collaboration and partnerships with other organs of the County Government, the National GOvernment, the private sector and other stakeholders;

Providing leadership in mainstreaming Information Communication Technology in the operations of the County;


Promoting values and Principles spelt out in Articles 10 and 232 the Constitution of Kenya in the operations of the County;

Ensuring achievement of the goals and objectives of Kenya Vision 2030 and of other County and Inter-Governmental programs and projects;

Receiving official County Government correspondence;

Liaison activities betwveen the County Secretary’s Office and other departments;

Coordinating and managing Logistics for County forums;

Performing and other functions and directed by the County Secretary.

Requirements for Appointment

Be a Kenyan citizen;

Have vast knowledge arnd relevant work experience not less than ten leadership (10) years, 5 years of which should have been in a Private position or at a management level in the Public Service or Sector.

Possess knowledge of the organization and functions of Govemment:

Be in possession of Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences:

Public Business Administration, Management/Administration, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Finance, Economics equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

Master’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Public Administration, Business Management/Administration, Human Resource Management,

Strategic Management, Economics or Finance Management, equivalent qualification  from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

Fulfilled all the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;

Proven communication, proficiency in computer applications and report writing skills;

Demonstrated thorough understanding of Devolution, the County

Development objectives/National Goals Policies and Vision 2030;.

Have thorough knowledge of structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the Public Service and Administration.

Demonstrated understanding and comnmitment to the National Values and Principles of Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;

Have demonstrated leadership and management capacity including knowledge of Financial Management and strategic people management; and

Demonstrated high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results; and

Membership to a professional association/body will be an added advantage.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional 

certificates and current Chapter Six compliance certificates to the undersigned on or before 26th day of July, 2024.SECRETARY/CEOVIHIGA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICEP.O BOX 880-50300MARAGOLIPlease Note

  County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer and encourages People Living with Disabilities, Youth and Women to apply.County Public Service Board does not charge any recruitment fee whatsoever. Do Not Pay Money to Fraudsters because Our services are absolutely freeCanvassing will lead to automatic disqualificationOnly shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.Those with certificates from foreign institutions must have them certified by the relevant authority.