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Vacancies in the Ministry of Housing – Senior Deputy Director, Estates Management

Public Service Commission of Kenya – Vacant Positions in the Public Service
Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the positions shown below.
Senior Deputy Director, Estates Management
Three (3) Posts
(Department of Estates)
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.94,235 – Ksh.120,270 p.m. (Job Group ‘R’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
  • have served for at least eighteen (18) years in the Housing Sector, three (3) of which should have been at a Senior Management level, Job Group ‘P’ or above or in a comparable position in the Public Service;
  • have a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Housing Administration, Architecture, Land Economics, Urban/Regional Planning, Construction Management, Property Management and Valuation, Facilities Management, Business Administration, Structural/ Civil/Building/ Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized university;
  • be registered by any of the following bodies: Institution of Surveyors of Kenya, Board of Architects and Quantity Surveyors, Physical Planners’ Registration Board or any other relevant and recognized body;
  • have attended Strategic Leadership Development course;
  • demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in general organization and management of Building Maintenance, Estate Management and Project Management; and
  • have a thorough understanding of National Goals, Policies, Programmes and Objectives and the ability to translate them to the housing function.
Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director of Estates for:
  • initiating, formulating and reviewing policies and legislation on estates management;
  • maintenance, office accommodation, public servants’ housing, leasing and housing administration;
  • project planning, administration and management,
  • enforcing planning and building laws and regulations;
  • coordinating the activities of the department at various sections;
  • monitoring and evaluating various government estates projects;
  • carrying out feasibility studies of estates for redevelopment
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications online through one of the Commission’s websites and OR by completing ONE application form PSC 2 (Revised 2007). The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
Please Note
  • Serving officers should first register their personal profiles on the Commission’s website before making an application for a job online. Those already registered may edit their profiles if need be.
  • Candidates should NOT attach any copies of academic and professional certificates to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to ALL KENYANS.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and testimonials during interviews. Serving officers will be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Completed application forms should be sent to:
The Secretary
Public Service Commission of Kenya
P.O. Box 30095-00100
so as to reach the Commission on or before 21 st May  2010.

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