County Chief Officers at Kiambu County Government (May, 2020 Recommended Jobs)

Kiambu County is one of the 47 counties in the Republic of Kenya. It is located in the central region and covers a total area of 2,543.5 Km2 with 476.3 Km2under forest cover according to the 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census. Kiambu County borders.

1. County Chief Officer, Administration

 JOB GROUP CPSB 02,
ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC SERVICE DEPARTMENT

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in either Public Administration, Business Administration, Human Resource or social sciences from a recognized institution;
  • A Master’s degree in Administration, Human Resource, Public Policy, Business Administration or any other relevant master’s degree from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least five (5) years relevant working experience in public service;
  • Must have attended a management course from a recognized institution in Kenya;
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence in work performance and results;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the County Development objectives and Vision 2030.
  • Be a strategic thinker and results oriented.
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organization, direction, control and co-ordination of the functions of administration in the County;
  • Initiating development of the appropriate County departmental policies, legal and institutional frameworks for the implementation of the mandate of administration;
  • Ensuring operationalization of service delivery in all the devolved units in the County, Sub-Counties and Wards;
  • Handling administration matters, assets and other required issues related to the department;
  • Preparation of the departmental plans and budgets;
  • Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures;
  • Ensure timely, efficiency communication and coordination of administration departmental affairs;
  • Interpreting and applying National and County laws and other related statutes in line with the County goals and objectives;
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

2. County Chief Officer, Public Service

Job Group CPSB 02

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in, Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Education or Social Sciences from a recognized institution;
  • A Master’s degree in Human Resource, Public Policy, Business Administration or any other relevant master’s degree from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least five (5) years relevant working experience in public service;
  • Must have attended a management course from a recognized institution in Kenya;
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence in work performance and results;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the County Development objectives and Vision 2030.
  • Be a strategic thinker and results oriented.
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organization, direction, control and co-ordination of the functions of public service in the County;
  • Initiating development of the appropriate County departmental policies, legal and institutional frameworks for the implementation of the mandate of public service;
  • Ensuring operationalization of service delivery in all the devolved units in the County, Sub-Counties and Wards;
  • Handling public service matters, human resource and other required issues related to the department;
  • Preparation of the departmental plans and budgets;
  • Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures;
  • Ensure timely, efficiency communication and coordination of public service departmental affairs;
  • Interpreting and applying National and County laws and other related statutes in line with the County goals and objectives;
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

3. County Chief Officer, Water & Sanitation

Job Group CPSB 02

Water, Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Department

 

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering/ BSc. Water and Environmental Engineering, BSc. Water Engineering from a recognized institution;
  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering/ MSc. Water and Environmental Engineering, MSc. Water Engineering or any other relevant Masters will be an added advantage;
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five (5) years in the specific area;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six on Leadership and Integrity;
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence in work performance and results.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the County Development objectives and Vision 2025.
  • Be a strategic thinker and results oriented.
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General administration and coordination of the County Department;
  • Initiating, developing and implementing policies and sector plans;
  • Formulating and implementing effective programs to attain County’s vision 2025 and sector goals;
  • Developing and implementing Departmental strategic plans;
  • Promoting and Ensuring compliance with National values and Principles of good governance;
  • Determining, managing and developing department’s workforce including implementation and monitoring of performance management systems;
  • Overseeing management of finances, preparation of budget estimates, annual work plans and programmes;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

4. County Chief Officer, Waste Management and Environment

Job Group CPSB 02

Water, Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Department

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or Public Health;
  • At least 5 years of postgraduate experience;
  • A Master Degree in a relevant field specializing in Environmental related courses including Waste management, Ecology, Water or any other relevant Masters will be an added advantage;
  • Wider experience in environmental related research, familiarity with waste and environmental standards, excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel);
  • Good in administrative skills particularly in respect of human, financial and material resources management;
  • Competency in developing, implementing, and monitoring institutional policies and procedures;
  • Leadership skills in maintaining and promoting efficiency and good order;
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work independently, as well as in teams;
  • Stakeholders and community mobilization on environmental related issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working with staff and involving our key partners, develop the County’s strategy for a sustainable environment, defining the key ways in which outcomes will be achieved and success measured in support of the objectives and values of the County;
  • Help to determine the vision and strategy for waste management, communicate them to partners, represent and promote the waste strategy at local, regional and national levels;
  • Provide strong and visible leadership to the services in the directorate to ensure contribution to the agreed strategy. Ensure that services comply with all relevant legislation and statutory requirements within an acceptable level of risk;
  • Provide guidance and support to the department in translating its waste and environmental objectives and priorities into coherent initiatives that will deliver intended outcomes for Kiambu County;
  • Develop constructive relationships and partnerships with a range of stakeholders including business, government agencies, community, private sector and community planning partners at both local, national and international level;
  • Ensure that the cross cutting themes of environment, planning, urban renewal, sustainability, transport, engagement and social inclusion are fully embedded so that the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of residents and communities is promoted, maintained and protected;
  • Represent the County in environmental and waste technical meetings and perform other duties as assigned from time to time;

5. County Chief Officer, Trade and Tourism

Job Group CPSB 02

Department of Trade, Tourism, Co-Operatives and Industrialization

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • A holder of a Degree in either Economics; Cooperatives; Tourism; Entrepreneurship; Education, Commerce from a recognized University.
  • Possession of Master’s degree in Economics; Co-operatives, Entrepreneurship and Commerce will be an added advantage;
  • Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in the relevant field, five of which should be in a managerial position;
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
  • Demonstrate through understanding of county development objectives and vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Satisfies the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General administration and coordination of the respective County Department;
  • Initiating, developing and implementing policies and sector plans;
  • Formulating and implementing effective programs to attain County’s vision 2025 and sector goals;
  • Developing and implementing Departmental strategic plans;
  • Promoting and Ensuring compliance with National values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Determining, managing and developing department’s workforce including implementation and monitoring of performance management systems;
  • Overseeing management of finances, preparation of budget estimates, annual work plans and programmes;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Governor, Deputy Governor or the Executive Committee Member from time to time.

6. County Chief Officer, Co-operatives and Industrialization

Job Group CPSB 02

Department of Trade, Tourism, Co-Operatives and Industrialization

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Cooperatives, Business Administration, Agriculture Economics, Commerce, Economics from a recognized University;
  • Possession of Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.;
  • Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in the relevant field in a managerial position;
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
  • Demonstrate through understanding of county development objectives and vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Satisfies the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General administration and coordination of the respective County Department;
  • Initiating, developing and implementing policies and sector plans;
  • Formulating and implementing effective programs to attain County’s vision 2025 and sector goals;
  • Developing and implementing Departmental strategic plans;
  • Promoting and Ensuring compliance with National values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Determining, managing and developing department’s workforce including implementation and monitoring of performance management systems;
  • Overseeing management of finances, preparation of budget estimates, annual work plans and programmes;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

7. County Chief Officer, Health Services

Job Group CPSB 02

Department of Health Services

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of either an MBChB Degree from a recognized institution;
  • Possession of a Management Master’s degree in will be an added advantage;
  • Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in a managerial position;
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
  • Demonstrate through understanding of county development objectives and vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Satisfies the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Be computer literate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General administration and coordination of the respective County Department;
  • Initiating, developing and implementing policies and sector plans;
  • Formulating and implementing effective programs to attain County’s vision and sector goals;
  • Developing and implementing Departmental strategic plans;
  • Promoting and Ensuring compliance with National values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Determining, managing and developing department’s workforce including implementation and monitoring of performance management systems;
  • Overseeing management of finances, preparation of budget estimates, annual work plans and programmes;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

8. Chief Officer – Lands, Housing and Physical Planning

Job Group CPSB 02

Department of Lands, Housing and Physical Planning, Municipalities and Urban Planning

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Possess a Degree in either Urban Planning and/or Urban management/Urban Development/Planning Management/Architecture or any other relevant degree;
  • Possession of Master’s degree in either Urban Planning and/or Urban management/Urban Development/Planning Management/Architecture will be an added advantage;
  • Must be registered with a professional body in the area of built environment;
  • Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in a managerial position;
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
  • Demonstrate through understanding of county development objectives and vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Satisfies the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Be computer literate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General administration and coordination of the respective County Department;
  • Initiating, developing and implementing policies and sector plans;
  • Formulating and implementing effective programs to attain County’s vision 2025 and sector goals;
  • Developing and implementing Departmental strategic plans;
  • Promoting and Ensuring compliance with National values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Determining, managing and developing department’s workforce including implementation and monitoring of performance management systems;
  • Overseeing management of finances, preparation of budget estimates, annual work plans and programmes;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

9. County Chief Officer, Communications and Public Relations

Job Group CPSB 02

Department of Youth Affairs, Sports, ICT and Communication

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

Requirements for appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Holder of a Bachelors Degree in either Journalism, Communication or Public Relation from a recognized university;
  • Possession of Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Have at least five (5) years professional experience in a busy public or private organization;
  • Knowledge of media relations;
  • Good command of computer skills;
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have the ability to work in a team and with no supervision;
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and have ability to handle pressure;
  • Possess a result oriented approach to matters;
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance;
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Duties and responsibilities

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

  • Responsible for professional, administrative and operational matters relating to public communications in the entire County.
  • The formulation, implementation and co-ordination of Information and Public Communication policies, strategies, programmes strategies and design of appropriate programmes and infrastructure to facilitate its implementation in the County
  • Advising on Information and Public Communications issues
  • Monitoring information and public communications policies and programs and reviewing them as appropriate
  • identifying County Government events that require packaging for dissemination to the media and the public
  • Preparing media supplements, documentaries, press release/media features
  • Ensuring that the County’s digital media platforms and website are well managed and issues raised and responded to appropriately.
  • preparing and organizing fora where County Government policies, programmes and projects can be propagated and promoted; and
  • Ensuring professionalism, ethics and consistency in information gathering and dissemination

Method of Application

CLICK HERE to download and complete our employment application form. Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the application form in our website.

  • Forward your duly completed application form (in excel format) to [email protected].
  • The Board will NOT accept any hand delivered or postal applications, ALL applications are strictly through the email provided.
  • In addition, CLICK HERE to fill an online application form.

Please Note:

  • Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Short listed candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

The Shortlisted candidates shall also be required to produce valid clearance documents from;

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Credit Reference Bureau

The County Public Service Board is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans.

People with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications so as to reach the undersigned on or before 11th May, 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board
County Government of Kiambu
P.O Box 2362-00900
Kiambu

E-mail: [email protected]

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