Administrator Job in Kenya

The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a highly degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment.

Sub- county administrator
 The Sub- County Administrator will be responsible to Director Public Service, Administration and Coordination of County Affairs for the following.

  • Organizing, coordinating,  managing  and   supervising   the   general administrative functions in the Sub-County;
  • Implementing and maintaining effective service delivery standards;
  • Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community;
  • Providing and maintaining infrastructures and facilities of Public Sector;
  • Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in development of policies and delivery of service;
  • Preparing progress reports for management in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensuring timely submission;
  • Ensure timely, efficient communication and coordination of all Sub- County activities;
  • Participating in development of the annual work plan budget and policies, ensuring strict compliance with the relevant statutes;
  • Ensuring compliance with National Values and Principles of Good Governance as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2012;
  • Ensuring operationalization of service delivery in all the devolved unit in the Sub-County;
  • Ensuring efficient management of resources and co-ordination of County Government resources; and ,
  • Performing any other functions as directed by the supervisor
Salary Scale: The salary will be in Job Group “Q” and other benefits attached to this position will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
Terms of Service: Contract basis
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Have vast knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than of 8 year, of which at least 4 years in a senior position in Administration and Management in the Public Service or Private Sector.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Public Administration, Business Management/ Administration, Strategic management, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Public Administration, Business Management/Administration, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Finance, Economics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Fulfilled all the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,
  • Proven communication, proficiency in computer applications and report writing skills; and have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated thorough understanding of Devolution, the County Development objectives/ National Goals policies and Vision
  • Have thorough knowledge of structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the Public Service and Administration
  • Have ability to work under in a multi-ethic environment with sensitivity and respect for
  • Leadership/ Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrated high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Membership of any relevant Professional body will have an added advantage.
Kindly note that:
  • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer; Women, People from marginalized areas and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Please note that canvassing for these positions will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Salary and other benefits attached to the above vacant positions will be as determined by SRC guidelines.
  • All the above vacant posts are on a 3-year renewable contract terms based on satisfactory performance.
  • More details on the above advertised positions can be obtained on the County’s website
How to Apply
The applicants should download the application for Employment form “VCPSB/APP.01A-2019” on the official County Website, complete it and submit to the undersigned on or before Tuesday 17th April, 2020 at 5pm.
P.O. BOX 880-50300 MARAGOLI
 Please Note
  • You Must Attach photocopies of your ID card, Academic, Professional or any other documents to the application
  • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer and encourages People Living with Disabilities, Youth and Women to apply.
  • County Public Service Board does not charge any recruitment fee whatsoever. Do Not Pay Money to Fraudsters because Our services are absolutely free
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interview
  • Those with certificates from foreign institutions must have them certified by the relevant authority