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Aug 28, 2017

West Pokot County Secretary and Deputy County Secretary Jobs in Kapenguria, Kenya

The County Government of West Pokot
County Public Service Board
Pursuant to the provision of County Government Act , No. 17 of 2012 section 44 and 45 the office of the Governor wishes to consider applications from highly qualified results-oriented and self-motivated Kenyan citizens for appointments to the following positions:-
County Secretary

JG “T” 

One (1) Post

Duties and Responsibilities
The County Secretary shall:-
  • Be the head of the county public service;
  • Be responsible for arranging the business, and keeping the minutes, of the county executive committee, subject to the directions of the executive committee:
  • Convey the decisions of the county executive committee to the appropriate persons or authorities: and
  • Perform any other functions as directed by the county executive committee
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be in possession of Bachelor’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Have master’s degree or higher academic qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Have at least 10 years’ experience in senior administration and management
  • Possess knowledge of organization and functions of government
  • Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the public service.
  • Membership to a professional association body will be an added advantage.
  • Attended strategic leadership program course for not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya
  • Computer literate
Core Competencies:
The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of County Secretary.
  • Ability to portray and uphold a positive County/ National image
  • Being a visionary result oriented strategic thinker.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
Terms of Service: Contract
Salary: As prescribed by SRC
Deputy County Secretary

JG “S”

One (1) Post
The Deputy County Secretary shall deputize the County Secretary.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be in possession of a degree in Social Sciences/Management from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Knowledge and experience in financial management will be desirable;
  • Have working experience of not less than ten (10) years, of which 3 should in a large organization
  • Satisfy the requirement of chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of the County development objectives and vision 2030;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines;
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the National value and principles of Governance and Public service.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Deputy County Secretary will be responsible to the County Secretary for the following:
  • Secretary to the County Performance Management and Monitoring Committee;
  • Dissemination of County Government policies & Programmes;
  • Coordinating County Government functions, reports and programmes;
  • Preparing and drafting memoranda, Ministerial position and concept papers;
  • Follow-up action on Executive Committee decisions and directives with relevant departments;
  • Conducting technical research and special studies on policy issues;
  • Supporting in establishing strong linkages between County Departments and external stakeholders; and
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Terms of Service: Contract
Salary: As prescribed by SRC

NOTE: Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department
  • Credit Reference Bureau
Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity card or Passport, and Clearance certificates indicating the positions applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to ;-
Secretary/CEO County Public Board
West Pokot County
P.O Box 577 – 30600
Hand delivered applications can be submitted at County Public Service Board Offices located at former Asal building next to Police Station
You can access the advertisement details /submission of online applications through our website: www.westpokot-cpsb.org

Applications should be received on or before Monday 11th September, 2017

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