Deputy Director Cooperatives Development

Kiambu County Public Service Board

Job Summary

Coordinate and promote the registration of cooperative societies

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description


Kiambu County Public Service Board is pleased to announce to the general public recruitment of the following posts on Contract Terms of Service.


1. Deputy Director Cooperatives Development - (CPSB 04)

Job Reference No: KCPSB/TTICD 1/2020
Number of Posts: One (1)
Terms of Service: Three (3) year Contract –Renewable
Gross Salary Scale: 99,900 – 133,870 – As per SRC Guidelines

The County Deputy Director of Co-operatives Development will report to the Director Co-operatives Development.

Requirements and competencies for Appointment
For appointment to this post a candidate must; -

i. Be a Kenyan citizen
ii. Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Cooperatives, Business Administration, Finance or Commerce from a recognized university.
iii. Master’s degree in a related field will be an added advantage
iv. Must be a member of a relevant professional body
v. Must have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in co-operatives development sector or a closely related field.
vi. Demonstrate high degree of professional and technical competence in work performance and results.
vii. Be a strategic thinker and result oriented
viii. Must be computer literate.
ix. Must satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Coordinate and promote the registration of cooperative societies
ii. Formulate, coordinate and implement cooperative development policies on information and communications technology
iii. Promote savings and credit, finance investment, marketing, education and training.
iv. Mainstream corporate governance, conduct inspections and enquiries in cooperative societies.
v. Coordinate development programs in the cooperative sub sector
vi. Promote cooperative ventures and value addition
vii. Promote cooperative marketing and research
viii. Settle cooperative disputes and regulate cooperative organizations
ix. Carryout cooperative education and training.
x. Savings mobilization, promote and develop cooperative development projects.
xi. Offer advisory and extension services to the cooperative movement on development of accounting and management procedures.
xii. Enforcement of compliance with the cooperative legislation
xiii. Monitor performance on growth and development of the cooperative movement
xiv. Any other relevant duty as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply
All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts of three referees. Academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card or passport and any other supporting documents. Clearly indicate the position applied for both on the cover letter and the envelope.

Posted Applications should be addressed to the:

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

Hand Delivered applications should be provided at the County Public Service Board offices, Room 103, first floor at Thika Sub-County offices between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays.

Applicants should seek clearance from and attach copies of evidence thereof of the CURRENT (valid in 2020) documents below.
• Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
• Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Certificate of Good Conduct)
• Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
• Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before 5pm of 21st October, 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their application.
• The County Public Service Board does NOT Charge any fee in the recruitment process; candidates should report to Police any number /person calling to solicit for cash.
• The Board is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
• Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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