County Chief Officers (5 Posts)

Kajiado County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The Chief Officer shall be the accounting and authorized officer in a specific Department and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member.

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

Job Description

Terms of Service: Contract (2 Years)
Salary: Job Group ‘S’
Duties and Responsibilities

i. Providing strategic policy direction for improved service delivery;
ii. Developing and implementing an effective performance management system;
iii. Developing, promoting and implementing strategic plans, the County Integrated Development Plans and sector plans;
iv. 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;
v. Maintaining effective collaboration and partnerships with other organs of the county, other county departments, the private sector and other stakeholders; and
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. Handling administration matters, assets and other required issues related to the department;
viii. Preparation of the departmental plans and budgets;
ix. Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures;
x. Ensure timely, efficient communication and coordination of administrative departmental affairs;
xi. Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for appointment
i. Be a Kenya citizen;
ii. Have a Bachelor’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
iii. Possession of a Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
iv. Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than 10 years, five of which should be
in a managerial position;
v. Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence in work performance and results;
vi. Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
vii. Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
viii. Have capacity to work under pressure to meet deadlines; Have the ability to portray and uphold a positive image;
ix. Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
x. Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
xi. Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Articles10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010; and
xii. Possess a proficiency in computer applications.
Applications can ONLY be submitted ONLINE on or before Friday 10th July, 2020 through
• ONLY Short listed candidates will be contacted and they shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, Academic and Professional certificates, Transcripts, Registration certificates to Professional bodies and any other relevant documents during interviews.
• The County Government of Kajiado is an equal opportunity employer.
• Youth, Women, Persons living with Disabilities, Marginalised and Minority Communities are encouraged to apply.
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
• Please be informed that Kajiado County Public Service Board does not use agents nor does it charge any fees.

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