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Public Service Board Secretary Job in Kenya

Murang’a County Government
Office of the Governor
County Public Service Board

Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 provides for the staffing of County Governments.

Further the County Government Act No 17 of 2012 Section 57 provides for the establishment of the County Public Service Board.

In accordance with the above provisions, the Office of the Governor of Murang’a County, Hon. Mwangi Wa Iria, seeks applications from highly qualified, results-oriented and self- motivated citizens for the following position.
I. Secretary
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in office of Public County Offices including in the boards of urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments.
  • Exercise disciplinary control over and remove, persons holding or acting in those offices as provided for under this part.
  • Prepare regular reports for submission to the county assembly on the execution of the functions of the board.
  • Promote in the county public service the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Evaluate and report to the county assembly on the extent to which the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 are complied with in the county public service;
  • Facilitate the development of coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments in the county.
  • Advise the county government on human resource management and development;
  • Advise county government on implementation and monitoring of the national performance management system in the county.
  • Make recommendations to the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, on behalf of the county government, on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for county public service employees,
Requirements and Competencies
For appointment to this position, the person should:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have a working experience of not less than five years.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity.
  • Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
  • Understand the diversity within the County
  • Be a Certified Public Secretary of good professional standing.
  • Be visionary and a strategic thinker.
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve her vision.
How to Apply:
a) 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.
b) All applications should be clearly marked “Application for position of Secretary, County Public Service Board’’ on the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:
1. Posted applications should be addressed to:
A.O. Indakwa
The Interim County Secretary,
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, 3rd July 2013.
Remuneration will be commensurate will those published by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
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:

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

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