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CHIEF OFFICER

County Government of Kakamega

Management & Business Development

Government KSh Confidential
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Job Summary

He/She will be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member for the administration of a County Departmen

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Management level
  • Experience Length:10 years

Job Description/Requirements

DECLARATION OF VACANCIES FOR THE POSITION OF CHIEF OFFICER IN KAKAMEGA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the above position: -

Terms of Service: Five (5) years contract.
Job Group CPSB 02
Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 133,870 x 6,570 – 140,440 x 6,670 – 147,210 x 6,960 – 154,170 x
7,160 - 161,330x7,810 – 169,140x13,680 – 182,820 x 14,980 – 197,800 p.m.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this position, a person should:

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Hold a Bachelor’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
iii. Have at least ten (10) years relevant professional experience, five years of which should be in a leadership position or senior management level in the Public Service or Private Sector;
iv. Have a proven experience in managing resources in a high performing organization;
v. Possess knowledge and skills in any of the following areas: Project Planning and Management; Public Financial Management; Human Resource Management; Conflict
Resolution Management; Strategic Management and Leadership;
vi. Have excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills;
vii. Demonstrate thorough understanding of county development objectives and Vision 2030;
viii.Be a strategic thinker and results oriented;
ix. Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines;
x. Meet the requirements prescribed in Chapter six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity;
xi. Have Membership to a professional body; and
xii. Possess a Master’s degree in a relevant field as an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities
He/She will be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member for the administration of a County Department. Specific duties include:
i. Administration of a County Department;
ii. Formulation and implementation of programs to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals;
iii. Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans;
iv. Implementation of policies and regulations;
v. Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery;
vi. Ensuring compliance with the National Values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
vii. Ensuring effective and efficient utilization of the Department’s financial and non-financial resources including management, control and reporting on financial information, material resources and facilities;
viii. Building human resource capacity by developing and implementing human resource plans for the Department;
ix. Efficient and effective service delivery to the public; and
x. Promoting the realization of County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP).

PLEASE NOTE:
1. The County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer.
2. Persons living with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
4. Shortlisted candidates will be required to get clearance from: Kenya Revenue Authority;Higher Education Loans Board; Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; Directorate of Criminal Investigation; and A Registered Credit Reference Bureau.
5. Interested serving County Chief Officers will be required to apply.

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 30th
September, 2022 at 11.59 P.M.


N/B: Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications
will be automatically disqualified.

PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official
communication channel is phone number 0713852573 ONLY.

Secretary/C.E.O
County Public Service Board.
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

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