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Aug 13, 2013

Taita Taveta County Government Jobs in Kenya: County Chief Officers (Re-Advertisement), County Head of Legal Services and County ICT Manager

The County Government of Taita Taveta
County Public Service Board
The Taita Taveta County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 451, 150 and 510 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.
County Chief Officers


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Terms of Service: Term Contract
1. Health Services
2. Community Affairs, Commerce, Tourism & and Industry
3. Public Works & Infrastructure
4. Agriculture
5. Lands
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution and
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years in the specific area;
  • A master’s degree in the relevant field applied for will be an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
The Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in respect of exercise of delegated powers and shall be responsible to the RESPECTIVE County Executive Member for:-
  • The administration of the County department
  • Implementation of policies and development plans
  • Development and implementation of Strategic Plans
  • Formulate and implement effective programs to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals
  • Promote National values and principles of governance and values and principles of the county public service.
Additional Posts:
1. County Head of Legal Services

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The Officer will be responsible to the County Secretary. The specific duties will include, among others,:
  • Providing legal advice to the County government;
  • Represent the County in all civil matters;
  • Advise the County on legal and policy developments;
  • Provide legislative support to the County Secretary including the preparation of briefs on legislation, and amendment where appropriate
  • Identifying strategic priority areas from legal reform; and
  • Undertaking legal research and perform any other duties assigned by the County Secretary.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Have a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) s degree form a recognized university.
  • Relevant working experience of not less than ten years
2. County ICT Manager 

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The officer will head the Information, Communication and Technology unit and will be responsible to the County Executive Officer for ICT for the establishment of information management function for the County.

Key duties will include:
  • Providing ICT services to the County government;
  • System analysis and design, developing and implementing computerized information management systems in the County;
  • Adherence to standards and procedures for ICT systems development projects,
  • Participating in selection, interviews and recruitment of ICT project team members,
  • Assisting in formulating and developing County information infrastructure; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, ICT or Electronics/Electrical Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Relevant working experience of not less than ten years in IT management, networking & Integrations
For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution 2010, he/she must have the following clearances:-
  1. A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  2. A Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A Certificate from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
NB: Women and persons with any physical impairment, and also those already working in the County are encouraged to apply.
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side, the position you are applying for together with the Ministry and addressed to:
The Secretary,
County Public Service Board,
Office of the Governor,
P. O. Box 1066-80304
Scanned copies of ID, CV & credentials may be sent to [email protected]

Important information to all Candidates
  • The applications should reach the County Public Service Board on or before 26th August, 2013
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Those who had applied before need not apply again. General applications whose Specific Dockets are not indicated ON THE ENVELOPE and in the e – mail reference will be disqualified.
Those already working in the County are encouraged to apply.
The Secretary
County Public Service Board

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