Chief Officer Job in Kenya - Public Service & County Administration

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Chief Officer Job in Kenya - Public Service & County Administration

The Kisii County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Section 45 & 59 of the County Government Act, 2012.


The chief officer shall be the authorized officer in a specific department/division and be responsible to respective County ECM.

Applicants should specify the portfolio for which they wish to be considered.

  • Executive Office of the Governor

  • Medical Services, Public Health and Sanitation
  • Finance, Accounting Services and Revenue Management
  • Economic Planning and ICT Services
  • Infrastructure, Roads and Public Works
  • Water, Environment, Natural Resources, Energy and Climate Change
  • Education, Technical Training and Innovation
  • Agriculture and Cooperative Development
  • Fisheries, Livestock and Veterinary Services
  • Trade, Tourism, Industry and Marketing
  • Lands, Physical Planning, Housing and Urban Development
  • Public Service and County Administration
  • Public Participation, Disaster Management and Special Programmes
  • Youth, Sports, Culture, Arts and Special Services


  • The administration of a county department
  • Formulation and implementation of effective programs to attain vision 2030, Sector goals and CIDP goals
  • Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans
  • Implementation of policies and regulations for effective service delivery
  • Ensuring compliance with the National Values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree from a University recognised in A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Being a member of a professional body relevant to the position applied for will be an added
  • Have at least five (5) years relevant experience, in a leadership position or a top management level in public service or private sector.
  • Possess general knowledge of the organization and functions of Government
  • Have demonstrable leadership management capacity including knowledge of financial management and strategic people management.
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of county development objectives and Kenya Vision
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution


REMUNERATIONS: As per SRC guidelines. NOTE:

Applicants may be required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. 


    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department
    • Credit Reference Bureau

How to Apply

Applicants are asked to obtain certification of their academic & professional certificates from the Kenya National Qualification Authority and or Commission of University Education.

All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card or Passport, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates (including Transcripts) & testimonials and other relevant supporting

Application(s) should indicate position applied for and be submitted either through:-

    1. Manual applications be hand delivered to the County Public Service Board offices situated off Kisii-Kilgoris Road near the Kisii Cathedral Catholic Church junction road. Or
    2. Online applications be emailed in PDF format to: Or Posta to the address below. So as to reach on or before 28th November, 2022 at 5.00p.m. and addressed to:

The Chairperson, County Public Service Board

P.O Box 1848-40200, Kisii –Kenya.