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5 Vacancies for Deputy Commissioners for Labour in Kenya (166K)

Public Service Commission

Our Vision: A citizen-centric public

Our Mission: To reform and transform the
public service for efficient and effective service delivery.

Vacant Positions in the Public Service

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection

Applications are invited from
qualified persons for the positions shown below.

Deputy Commissioner for Labour

Five (5) Posts

V/NO. 61/2020

Salary Scale: Ksh.98, 500 – Ksh.166,780 p.m.

(CSG -‘6’)

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable.

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

(i) served as a Senior Assistant
Commissioner for Labour or in a senior position in the field of Labour or its
equivalent in the wider public service or private sector;

(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the
following disciplines:- Human Resource management/Development, Law, Business
Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics;
Labour Relations or Industrial Relations from a recognized institution;

(iii) a Masters degree in any of the
following disciplines: Labour Relations, Industrial Relations, Human Resource
Management or Development/Planning, Law, Business Administration, Economics,
Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics, Labour and Development
Studies, Public Administration, International Relations from a recognized

(iv) attended a Strategic Leadership
Development Course from a recognized Institution;

(v) a Certificate in Prosecution
Course lasting at least three (3) months from a recognized institution;

(vi) a Certificate in computer
applications skills from a recognized institution; and

(vii) professional competence and be
conversant with labour administration, labour laws, and have a clear
understanding of the labour policies programmes, objectives and strategies.

Duties and Responsibilities

(i) guiding and supervising the
preparation of papers on government policies, strategies and programs on labour

(ii) identifying opportunities in the
labour market;

(iii) developing strategic plans for
the department;

(iv) coordinating preparation of
departmental budget estimates and analysis of financial returns

(v) providing consultancy and
technical guidance on labour issues;

(vi) collecting and providing
information on government policies for labour promotion and development;

(vii) providing training, consultancy
and extension services on labour issues.

(viii) referring disputes to the
Industrial Court;

(ix) co-ordinating Trade Union
elections and maintaining records of elections; and

(x) vetting of Collective Bargaining
Agreements to ensure their consistency with the law.

Application Procedure

Interested and qualified persons are
requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website or jobs portal

Please Note:

(i) Candidates should NOT attach any
documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the
advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include
incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional
certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.

(ii) Only shortlisted and successful
candidates will be contacted.

(iii) Canvassing in any form will
lead to automatic disqualification.

(iv) The Public Service Commission is
committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1)
on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities
and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all
ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH

(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be
required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and
professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

(vi) It is a criminal offence to
present fake certificates/documents.

(vii) Serving officers shall be
required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current
substantive post during the interview.

Applications should reach the
Commission on or before 11th May, 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time)
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