REPUBLIC OF KENYA
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
“A citizen-centric public service”
“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
(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)
Director, Youth Development– THREE (3) POSTS - V/No. 236/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh. 133,870 – Ksh. 197,800 p.m. (CSG 5)
House Allowance: Ksh.48, 000 – 60,000p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.20, 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 or Local Agreement
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
(i) served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years and currently serving at the grade of Assistant Director, Youth Development, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
(ii) a Bachelors Degree in any Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters Degree in any Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya; and
(iv) demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence on matters relating to management and development of youth in the country.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Director, Youth Development will be responsible be responsible to the PrincipalSecretary, for coordinating and administering the youth development function in the Ministry. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-
(i) overseeing the initiation, formulation and implementation of national youth development policies and programmes;
(ii) providing necessary technical advice to stakeholders on matters pertaining to youth development;
(iii) identifying and evaluating local regional and global opportunities for youth information and empowerment;
(iv) liaising with stakeholders to mobilize resources for youth programmes and projects;
(v) ensuring the establishment and operationalization of youth empowerment centers;
(vi) disseminating information on youth development issues;
(vii) coordinating staff performance management training and development.
(viii) monitoring financial and assets administration and management; and
(ix) ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency accountability, ethics and integrity in the department.
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION