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Senior Principal Legal and Enforcement Officer

Public Service Commission

Job Summary

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

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 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

Senior Principal Legal and Enforcement Officer- ONE (1) POSTV/No. 231/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh. 87,360- Ksh.121,430 p.m. (CSG 7)
House Allowance: Ksh.16, 800 – 45,000p.m (depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 12,000p.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 eight (8) years and currently serving at the grade of Senior Legal and Enforcement Officer CSG 9 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Public policy and Administration, security, Law, Sociology, Anthropology or equivalent qualification
from a recognized institution;
(iii) registered by a relevant and recognized professional body (where applicable); and
(iv) demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

At Built Environment Compliance
(i) working in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders in implementing national built environment compliance policies, strategies, procedures, programmes, guidelines and regulation; planning preparations of standard compliance manuals and templates for use by relevant agencies;
(ii) working with relevant agencies to facilitate issuance of built environment inspection certificate to relevant stakeholders; liaising with multi-sectoral agencies in verifying authenticity of compliance certificates;
(iii) working in close consultation with relevant stakeholders to profile and regularize buildings in compliance to required standards of construction and habitation;
(iv) disseminating information to stakeholders on existing and proposed development standards and regulations;
(v) conducting research and undertaking benchmark studies with other institutions to keep abreast with emerging trends in built environment in compliance issues; and
(vi) maintaining the national built environment compliance electronic database

At Built Environment Enforcement
(i) working in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders in implementing national built environment enforcement policies, strategies, procedures, programmes,
guidelines and regulation;
(ii) preparing standard enforcement manuals and templates for use by relevant agencies;
(iii) working in collaboration with multi-sectoral agencies in enforcing remedial measures in built environment;
(iv) engaging with multi-sectoral agencies to facilitate verification of enforcement notices issued to landlords and developers;
(v) working in liaison with relevant agencies to ensure stakeholders adhere to recommended standard guidelines and regulations governing built environment structures;
(vi) conducting research and undertaking benchmark studies with other institutions to keep abreast with emerging trends in built environment enforcement issues; and
(vii) maintaining the national built environment enforcement electronic database.

SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

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