Senior Assistant Director Job in Kenya - Budget/ Economy/ Finance

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Senior Assistant Director Job in Kenya - Budget/ Economy/ Finance

The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board is pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified, motivated and Pro-active individuals to fill up the under listed vacant positions in the County.


Job Ref: KCPSB/SAD/EFE/07/09/11/22 Terms of Service: Contract

Salary: As prescribed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director Governor’s Delivery Unit, the officer will be expected to perform the following duties and functions: –

  • Preparation of budget and ensuring Unit adherence to budget
  • Control of budgetary commitments;
  • Financial evaluation and processing of major policy changes (i.e. changes with substantial financial implications) within programs/projects.
  • Monitoring the use of their financial
  • Monitoring and    review    of    programme     implementation       and    taking     corrective
  • Co-ordinating Budget
  • Developing improved budgetary practices and systems within the County Public
  • Monitoring and reviewing of financial and physical implementation of projects and programmes and initiating corrective
  • Initiating policy changes with regard to the overall expenditure
  • Undertaking risk analysis in budget
  • Undertaking risk management for flagship projects/programs.
  • Performing any other tasks that may be assigned by the supervisor

Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BA), Economics, Finance, Commerce or in a financial related discipline from a recognized institution
  • Relevant experience of Seven (7) years
  • Membership to a relevant professional
  • Shown outstanding capability in Financial
  • Demonstrated outstanding    professional   competence  ability  and   integrity as reflected in work performance and results
  • Possession of Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage;

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to articulate and implement Unit
  • Organizational, analytical, managerial and decision making
  • Creativity and
  • Technical problem
  • Resource management
  • Interpersonal and communication
  • Integrity and commitment to producing
  • Leadership, advocacy, relationship building and collaboration, result oriented, self-
  • Appreciation and application of technology in the work
  • Passion for continuous professional
  • Initiative to achieve expected

NB: Pursuant to section 45 of the County Governments Act (2012), the Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in the department and shall report to the respective County Executive Committee Member.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Academic and Professional certificates,
  • Testimonials,
  • National Identity Card or Passport and
  • Any other supporting

The applications should indicate the positions applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to:

The Secretary

County Public Service Board P O Box 260 – 10304


Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the County Headquarters 4TH floor, KUTUS (Office of County Public Service Board between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays).

Applicants should seek clearance from and attach copies or evidence of the CURRENT (valid in 2022) documents listed below: –

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before Friday, 25th November 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.


Women and persons living with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit our website: for more details.

The Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer.