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The Republic of Kenya
Samburu County Government
County Public Service Board


Principal Liaison Officer
Job Group ‘R’

Duties and Responsibilities
The Principal Liaison Officer shall be based in Nairobi, responsible for the coordination of activities and events for the County and will be answerable to the Governor. 

Duties will include:
  • Coordinating activities with National and County Governments and other agencies,
  • Providing Protocol Support and Public Relations Services,
  • Identifying investment opportunities with local and overseas investors,
  • Planning, managing, documenting and reporting on County affairs,
  • Implementing activities and assignments relating to maintaining and enhancing the image of the County,
  • Facilitating movement, accommodation and appointments for County officials and guests,
  • Preparing itineraries and agendas for the County officials and guests,
  • Planning and conducting official events,
  • Advising on current and future events that are beneficial to the County,
  • Providing periodic reports,
  • Ensuring compliance with the values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya,
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Requirement for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen,
  • Have served in job Group ‘P’ and above in the Public Service or in a comparable position in the Private Sector for a minimum period of 5 years,
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree from a University recognized in Kenya,
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage,
  • Have qualifications and experience in administration or management,
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict time-lines,
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution,
  • Be computer literate,
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya,
  • Be computer literate,
Administrative Officer II
Job Group
(Governor’s office Nairobi)
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manning of office,
  • Ensure safe custody of department assets,
  • Coordinate and supervise maintenance and cleanliness of office equipment,
  • Ensure availability of office Supplies,
  • Ensure communication systems are functional (email, telephone, faxes, mails),
  • Managing administration travel, accommodation and logistics of the department,
  • Maintain effective flow of communication within and outside the county e.g mails, statements, telephone,
  • Writing and presenting reports to management as requested,
  • 2 years working experience in a busy office,
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Excellent reporting skills, administrative writing skills, organization skills and highly confidential,
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite,
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines,
  • Secretarial studies/skills will be an added advantage,
  • Self-driven, passionate, socially minded and experienced person.
Requirement for Appointment
  • Degree in Business Management/Administration with 3 years working experience in a busy office in the same field or;
  • Diploma in Business Management/Administration with 6 years working experience in a busy office in the same field.
  • Be fluent in English and Kiswahili.
  • Be Computer Literate.
Office Assistant
Job Group ‘G’
(Governor’s office Nairobi)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Filing documents for reference.
  • Compile, copy, sort, and file records of office activities, business transactions, and other activities.
  • Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices, or checks.
  • Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers.
  • Maintaining and organizing office registry.
  • Presenting fresh mails and other office documents to the Liaison Officer
  • Timely preparation of reports required by the Liaison Officer
  • Management of office files.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Liaison Officer.
Requirements for Appointment
  • A minimum of a Diploma in Business Administration or an equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Certificate in Computer application packages.
  • A working experience of at least 2 years in a busy organization in a similar position.
  • Excellent communication and personal relation skills
How to Apply
1. All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on top left side, indicating
the position applied for and submitted to:
The Secretary,
Samburu County Public Service Board,
P.O Box 3-20600
Tel: (065) 62621

Tel/Fax: (065) 62063 Maralal
2. Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the office of the Secretary county Public Service
Board located at Samburu Central District Education office Building Maralal

3. All the applications should reach the secretary on or before 14th January, 2015.

4. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and
professional certificates and testimonials, and shall be only ones to be contacted.

5. Samburu County government is an Equal opportunity employer; youth, women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

6. For candidates to meet the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution of Kenya, applicants must obtain the following clearances:

  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA
  • Clearance certificate from HELB
  • Clearance certificate EACC
  • Certificate of good conduct from criminal investigation department.
  • Credit reference bureau clearance certificate.

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