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Government Jobs in Kenya - Tana River

Tana River County Government
 
County Public Service Board
 
Vacancies

Department of Education, Vocational Training and Sports

 

0. County Director of Sports 
JG (R)
1 Post
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
An officer at this level will be deployed to the county and shall carry the following functions;
  • Develop and Implement sports and recreation programs and policies
  • Creation of awareness on sports and recreation programs in the county
  • Advisory and counseling services to sportsmen and women
  • Promote good governance, transparency and accountability in sports organizations
  • Advise county on all sports matters
  • Supervise sports personnel and coordinate and regulate workers in development of sports
  • Work in collaboration with relevant government departments, public and private agencies
  • Identify and recommend talents in sports for sports organizations and institutions for specialized training
  • Coordinate and promote grassroots, county, national and international sports programs
  • Develop and implement effective processes to ensure the effective coordination and integration of sport programs and resources of the county
  • Maintenance and improvement of sports facilities in the county
Requirement for Appointment
 
For appointment to this grade an officer MUST have;
  • Bachelor degree in sports management or Bachelor degree in social science
  • Certificate in computer applications
  • Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Three years of work experience

1. Assistant Trade Development Officer 
JG (J)
3 Posts
 
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in any of the following disciplines; business administration, business management, commerce, marketing or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Have a relevant work experience of at least three years
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to quality service performance
  • Be computer literate
Duties and Responsibilities


  • Help in formulating fair trade policies and revenue enhancing strategies
  • Advice on the county’s product promotion strategies
  • Collecting and compiling economic and trade related data
  • Disseminating trade information, compiling data on recovery of loans owed to the County joint Loans Board (CJLB)
  • Facilitating trade promotion activities and participating in the county implementation of trade related development projects.
2. Trade Development Officer 
JG (K)
2 Posts
 
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in any of the following disciplines; business administration, commerce, marketing or its equivalent from recognized institution.
  • A good knowledge of county’s operation and experience in fair business practices in the public sector is an added advantage.
  • Have a relevant work experience of at least three years
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be a computer literate
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Developing county’s trade development strategies, creating work plans and issuing periodic reports for the sub sector
  • Collecting compiling and analyzing economic and trade related data
  • Disseminating business information, facilitating trade promotion activities forums
  • Conducting business counseling sessions
  • Conducting surveys of various business activities, vetting of county joint loans board applicants
  • Sensitizing the business community on sources of credit available to micro small and medium Enterprises (SMES)
  • Compiling data on recovery of County Joint Loans Board (CJLB) and Promoting entrepreneurial venture creation.
  • Facilitating the growth and development of micro small and medium enterprises and participating in management of business information, solution centers and implementation of trade related development projects
  • Mobilize the business community to participate in trade fairs and exhibitions
3. Cooperative Officer II 
JG (J)
3 Posts
 
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a degree or diploma in any of the following disciplines; Cooperative management, business administration, commerce, economics or mathematics.
  • Relevant work experience of at least three years
  • Team player and proof of self discipline, good inter personal skills
  • Knowledge of Computer applications is a must
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist the cooperative officer and help in formulating cooperative training manuals, keep records of all cooperatives.
  • Promoting and advising cooperative societies on matters relating to specialized activities such as marketing, credit, financing, governance, budgeting , training, education, accounts and management
  • Advising on cooperatives investment and elections
  • Collecting data on potential areas for analysis and policy formulation
  • Overseeing cooperative activities in several cooperative societies
  • Developing and monitoring work plans for cooperative extension services
  • Enforcing compliance with cooperative legislation
4. Cooperative Auditor II 
JG (J)
1 Post
 
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Have bachelor degree or diploma in any of the following disciplines; economics, Commerce (accounting/ finance option) or certified public accountant (CPA) Kenya part 11 or certified internal auditors (CIA) part 111from recognized institutions.
  • Diploma in cooperative auditing will be an added advantage
  • Have a relevant work experience of at least three years
  • Certificate in computer applications
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Examining cashbooks, vouchers ledgers
  • Confirming the propriety and accuracy of the transactions
  • Auditing annual accounts and Preparation of audit reports
  • Undertake audit inspections of cooperatives societies
  • Extracting trial balances and all statements of financial possession of societies
5. Administrative Secretary 
JG (J)
1 Post
 
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Possess a minimum of a diploma in business administration/public relations
  • A degree in business management/administration is an added advantage
  • Have a relevant work experience of at least three years
  • Be computer literate
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure cleanliness, and availability of office supplies
  • Ensure safe custody of department asset
  • Coordinate and supervise maintenance and neatness of office equipment
  • Manning the office
  • Managing administration travel, accommodation and logistics of the department
  • Maintain effective flow of communication of the department within and outside of the county; e. g mails statement, telephone.
  • Ensuring communication system are functional (emails, telephone, faxes and mails)
  • Writing and presenting reports to management as requested
6. Tourism Officer 
JG (L)

1 Post
 
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Hold a degree in tourism/ tour guiding/travel operations, marketing and related fields.
  • Masters in tourism management will be an added advantage
  • Vast knowledge of the county’s Tourism potential
  • Relevant work experience of at least five years
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
  • Be computer literate
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate tourism data collection, analysis, and production of key tourism statistics and indicators.
  • Assist in carrying out research and tourism intelligence survey, and identification, development of tourism products
  • Assist in identifying potential projects, ideas and tourism activities in the county
  • Prepare programs and projects, annual budget requirement and work plan.
  • Responsible for implementation of sector projects
  • Coordinate compilation of the information and data from all sections of the industry and maintain a data base
  • Provide tourism information on local resources and facilities
  • Coordinate marketing campaigns
7. County Tourism Promotion Officer 
JG (M)
1 Post
 
Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Hold a Degree in Tourism management, Environmental science, business administration geography or its equivalent.
  • A post graduate diploma in Tourism/Tour guide will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability through understanding and knowledge of county’s tourism sector
  • Relevant work experience of at least five years
  • Have knowledge of information technology
Duties and responsibilities
  • Deputize and represent the Director in various forums
  • Liaise with relevant public, private and all tourism stake holders e.g. tourism regulatory authority and communities in matters related to tourism development, promotions and establishment of legislation and partnerships
  • Undertake market survey and other tourism research, prepare reports and briefs, coordination and implementation of tourism product development, diversification and sustainability programs
  • Coordinating and promoting activities for domestic and local programs
  • Provision of technical advisory services to encourage investment in tourism sector
  • Assist to carry out classification of hotels, restaurants
  • Formulate revenue collection strategies for the sector
8. County Director Tourism 
JG (R)
1 Post
 
The County Director of Tourism will be the head of department and will be responsible to the county chief officer for the over roll management and control of tourism activities in the county.

Qualifications
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Hold a degree in tourism, Environmental Science, Anthropology, Wild life Management or any other equivalent qualification in a related field from recognized institutions.
  • A master’s degree in tourism will be an added advantage
  • Have a clear understanding of the Overall County and national tourism goals, policy, and well versed with locals culture.
  • Demonstrated professional competence in tourism management and administrative capabilities.
  • Relevant work experience of at least over five years
  • Have IT and computer operations knowledge
Duties and responsibilities
  • Provide technical advice on matters pertaining to tourism, over roll planning, directions, overseeing, coordination, evaluation and implementation of programs/project of the departments.
  • Initiation, formulation, review and implementation of policies, integration of both county and national development policies, goals and objectives into county tourism functions
  • Represent chief officer in various relevant boards and council
  • Coordinating and consulting with locals, regional and international bodies on matters relating to tourism as well as developing appropriate vision for the department.
How to Apply

All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side, and addressed to;

The Secretary
County Public Service Board
Tana River County
P.O. Box 181 – 70101
Hola

eMail: trcpsb@gmail.com

Or hand delivered at the Tana River County Public Service Board Office Registry
 
Applications should reach the County Public Service Board on or before Thursday 7th of August 2014
 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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