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Deputy Director, Building Inspection and Audit

Public Service Commission

Job Summary

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

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 12 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 TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE, HOUSING, URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS STATE DEPARTMENT FOR INFRASTRUCTURE

STATE DEPARTMENT FOR HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Deputy Director, Building Inspection and Audit: TWO (2) POSTS
(Structural/Civil Engineer: -1post & Architect: - 1post) – V/No. 227/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh. 99,900 - Ksh. 169,140 p.m (CSG 6)
House Allowance: Ksh.20, 000 – 50,000 p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16, 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, a candidate must have:-
(i) served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years and currently serving at the level of Principal Building Inspection and Audit Officer, CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Architecture, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineer from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) registered by a relevant and recognized professional body; and
(iv) demonstrated professional competence and managerial skills as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: -


At Built Environment Inspection
(i) working in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in reviewing and ensuring implementation of national built environment inspection policies, strategies,
programmes, procedures, guidelines and regulations;
(ii) supervising preparations of standard inspection manuals and templates for use by relevant agencies;
(iii) working with multi-sectoral agencies in conducting pre-inspection, inspection and post inspection of built environment structures;
(iv) engaging relevant agencies in conducting continuous and periodic safety health inspections of built environment structures;
(v) working with relevant stakeholders involved in search, rescue and evacuation missions; supervising research work and promoting benchmark studies with other
institutions to keep abreast with emerging trends in built environment inspection issues; and
(vi) maintaining the national built environment inspection electronic database.

At Built Environment Audit
(i) working in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in reviewing and ensuring implementation of national built environment audit policies, strategies, procedures
and programmes, guidelines and regulations;
(ii) supervising preparations of standard audit manuals and templates for use by relevant agencies;
(iii) working in consultation with multi-sectoral agencies in promoting built environment audit inspections in compliance with required guidelines and
standards;
(iv) liaising with relevant agencies in conducting continuous and periodic safety health audit inspection of built environment structures;
(v) working in consultation with relevant stakeholders in addressing remedial measures in built environment;
(vi) collaborate with relevant stakeholders in mapping of built environment audit inspections; providing technical guidance to vetting committees on built environment audit inspections; supervising research work and promoting benchmark studies with other institutions to keep abreast with emerging trends in built environment audit issues; and
(vii) maintaining the national built environment audit electronic database.

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