Deputy Director Job in Kenya - Budget

Pursuant to Article 235(1)(b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 59(1)(b) of the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012; the County Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitable and qualified persons to fill vacant positions in the County Government on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service as follows:


Deputy Director Budget Job Group ‘Q’ One (1 Post), Advert No. CPSB/58/2023

Duties and responsibilities at this level shall entail:

Consolidating departmental budgets for the recurrent and development votes;

Preparing quarterly expenditure forecast as a basis for discussions with the treasury for release of funds;

Initiating proposals seeking funds for additional expenditures and reallocation of voted funds during the year;

Monitoring expenditure on projects and programme implementation on a periodic basis and ensuring that timely corrective measures are taken;

Co-ordinating activities and work of all officers handling donor financed projects, monitoring implementation of such projects and review of re-imbursements;

Co-ordinating the design and financial aspects for all new donor projects and agreements with donor agencies;

Coordinating budget preparation for various County Departments

Analyzing budget estimates

Analyzing budget systems;

Team leading in resource allocation

Analyzing programme performance targets


Have served in the position of Senior Principal Finance Officer/Assistant Director of Budget or an equivalent position in the Public Service or private sector for at least three (3) years;

Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Finance option), Business Management or Finance, Economics, Business Administration plus Certified Public Accountant (CPA) K or association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Economics, Finance, Commerce or in a financial

related discipline from a recognized university will be an added advantage

Attended a Strategic Leadership Course lasting not less than Six (6) weeks or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

Computer Applications Certificate

Shown merit and ability in related work

Mandatory Additional requirements

All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following documents:

KRA Tax compliance certificate

Clearance from HELB

Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

Certificate of Good Conduct

CRB clearance certificate

How to apply

All applicants should submit their application letter together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card and any other supporting documents to the County Public Service Board – PORT VICTORIA PLAZA on or before Wednesday 31st May, 2023 at 5.00 p.m.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO, County Public Service Board, County Government of Busia,

P.O Box 1103- 50400,


The County Government of Busia is an equal opportunity employer, women, youth, and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.