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Murang’a County Jobs in Kenya

The Office of the Governor, Murang’a County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the County Government Act of 2012.

County Secretary 

(One Position) Job Ref: CS/1/7/2013

The County Secretary shall be the Head of the County Public Service and will be responsible to Governor for:

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Secretary to the County Executive Committee
  • Coordinate County state functions
  • Ensure efficient management of resources and coordination of County Government activities
  • Interpret, disseminate and oversee implementation of National and County Government policies
  • Communicate and follow up the decisions of the Executive Committee to the appropriate persons.
  • Provide direction and guidance to public officers in the County.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the County Executive Committee.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Must have work experience of not less than 15 years; ten of which should be in administration and management.
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya
  • Have a Master’s Degree in Administration/Management, Human Resource Management / Development management / strategic management, economics or equivalent qualifications from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Must have attended a course in Strategic Leadership
  • Be conversant with Government protocols and etiquette
  • Be conversant with the constitution of Kenya and Devolution Acts
  • Have excellent Interpersonal, Communication and Report Writing Skills
  • Proven merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
  • Be computer literate
  • Proven experience in Public Finance Management.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
  • Promote national values and principles of government and values and principles of public service referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Terms of Service: Contract 3 years renewable

Salary Scale: Ksh. 152,060-302,980p.m. House Allowance: Ksh.70,000p.m. Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 24,000p.m. Annual leave allowance p.a. Medical Cover.

Chief Officers 

(10 Posts) Job Ref: CO/10/7/2013

In the following Departments:
  • Agro Marketing and Cooperative Development.
  • Transport and Infrastructure Development.
  • Finance and Planning.
  • Land Housing and Physical Planning.
  • Agriculture, Livestock and Environment.
  • Youth, Culture and Social Services.
  • Public Service.
  • Education, Information and Technology
  • Trade, Enterprise and Resource Mobilization
  • Health Water and Sanitation
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten years in the specific area.
  • Be Computer literate
  • Must have attended a course in Management/Strategic Leadership
  • A relevant Masters Degree is an added advantage.
  • Applicants must be registered with a relevant professional body.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
Duties and Responsibilities
  • The Chief Officer shall be the Authorized Officer in respect of exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member for:
  • The Administrative duties of a County Department.
  • Implementation of policies and development plans.
  • Development and Implementation of Strategic Plans.
  • Formulate and implement effective programs to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals.
  • Promote national values and principles of government and values and principles of public service referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • Public Finance Management.
  • Other duties as assigned by the County Governor.
Terms of service: contract 3 years renewable

Salary Scale: Kshs.120, 270 – Kshs.180, 660 P.M House Allowance: Kshs.56, 000 P.M Commuter Allowance: Kshs.20, 000P.M.

How to Apply:
  • Each application should be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.
  • All applications should be clearly marked “Application for position of County Secretary, or Chief Officer ( as appropriate) on the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:

1. Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman,
County Public Service Board
Murang’a County
P.O Box 52-10200

2. Manual application should be delivered to the reception desk at 1st floor, of the Governor, Murang’a County.

3. Online applications should be emailed to:

The application should reach the Governor’s Office on or before Wednesday, 10th July 2013.

Murang’a County is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and Persons with Disabilities to apply.


Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted

Interested candidates should get clearance from the following and MUST submit copies of clearance certificates together with the application:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct (CID)
  • Ethics and Anticorruption Commission(EACC)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

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