Secretary to the County Public Service Board Job in Kenya

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Secretary to the County Public Service Board Job in Kenya

County Government of Kiambu
Office of the Governor
The County Government of Kiambu, Governor’s office wishes to consider for appointment, the following:

Secretary to the County Public Service Board 
(1 Post)               

Remuneration: 165,089 x 7,353 p.a - 172,442 x 7,353 p.a - 179,795 x 7,353 p.a - 187,148 x 7,353 p.a - 194,501

Other allowances and benefits will be as per the SRC guidelines.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Secretary

Secretary shall be the chief executive officer and head of secretariat. Specific duties responsibilities include:
  • Being the accounting officer of the county public service board to oversee management of finances, preparation and submission of the board’s annual plans, programmes and estimates.
  • Execution of the decisions of the County Public Service Board.
  • Ensure compliance of the policies established by the County Service Board by the users and all stakeholders.
  • Day to day administration and management of the affairs of the board including development and welfare of staff.
  • Ensuring staff compliance with public service values, principles and high levels of ethical standards.
  • Being a custodian of the board’s records.
  • Providing strategic leadership to facilitate effective delivery of board’s mandate as per its mission, vision and strategic plan.
  • Monitor, co-ordinate and ensure that the administrative and fiscal policies and activities of the board’s in conformity to laws currently in force.
  • Give effect to and notify other persons of the decisions of the board.
  • Ensure that all documents relating to any matter subject to consideration by a board and are submitted timely to the board.
  • Co-ordinate with Public Service Commission on matters to do with appeals and review on the decisions made by the board.
  • Determine procedure for facilitation of appeal and reviews of decisions of the county service board to the Public Service Commission.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the board or any other written law.
Key requirements for the appointment
For appointment to this position, the person should:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be in possession a first degree from a recognized university in Kenya
  • Have a working experience of not less than five (5) years.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
  • Be a certified public secretary of good professional standing.
  • Possess excellent communication, negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Have strong analytical, report writing and work planning skills.
  • Have strong team building skills.
  • Have the capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the county government to achieve her vision.
Duration: The Secretary will hold the office for non-renewable term of six years subject to satisfactory performance on full time basis.

How to apply:
All written applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side “application for position of secretary to County Public Service Board” and addressed to:-
The County Secretary
Office of the Governor
P O.Box 2344 — 00900
Kiambu, Kenya
Applications may also be hand delivered at the reception desk, Office of the Governor, Kiambu County at the Thika Sub County offices.

Each application should be accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, a copy of the National Identity card or Passport and certified copies of academic certificates, testimonials and other relevant supporting document.

All applications should reach the County Secretary on or before 22nd Oct, 2014 by 5.00 PM.

Important Information to all candidates
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity cards, certificates and professional certificates and testimonials.
  • All interested candidates will be required to have clearance certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Credit Reference Bureau Higher Education Loans Boards (HELB) and any relevant professional body.
The County Government of Kiambu is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disabilities, minorities and women to apply.

Fredrick Kitema
County Secretary
Kiambu County

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