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Assistant Director, Youth Development

Public Service Commission

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the position shown above.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 9 years

Job Description

REPUBLIC OF KENYA
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Our Vision

“A citizen-centric public service”

Our Mission
“To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery”

RE-ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

Please Note:
(i) Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. 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 DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(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 29th September 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).

VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND YOUTH AFFAIRS (STATE DEPARTMENT FOR YOUTH AFFAIRS)

Assistant Director, Youth Development: FIFTY-TWO (52) POSTS V/No. 238/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh. 87,360- Ksh.121,430 p.m. (CSG 7)
House Allowance: Ksh.16, 800 – 45,000p.m (depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 12,000p.m
Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade an officer must have: -
(i) served for a minimum period of nine (9) years and currently serving in the grade of Senior Youth Development Officer, CSG 9 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya; and
(iii) demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be deployed to a County Youth Development Office to coordinate the implementation of youth Development programmes within the county.

Specific duties and responsibilities will include: -
(i) liaising with stakeholders on research and dissemination of information on youth development issues;
(ii) participating in the development of guidelines to strengthen linkages and dynamic partnerships with stakeholders on absorption of youth into employment, internship and volunteerism;
(iii) coordinating youth participation in environmental conservation;
(iv) monitoring and following up on the implementation of youth development activities and programmes;
(v) coordinating preparation of performance management reports; and
(vi) supervising and coordinating staff management, training and development.

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