County Government of Meru Board of Directors - Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Meru Board of Directors - Jobs in Kenya

Overall Responsibilities
  • Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service:
  • Appoint persons to or act in office of Public County offices including on the Boards of urban areas within the County and to confirm appointments:
  • Exercise disciplinary control over and remove persons holding or acting in the offices in the County Public Service:
  • Prepare regular reports for submission to the County Assembly and the Governor on the execution of the functions of the Board;
  • Promote in the County Public Service the values and principles referred to in article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya:
  • Evaluate and report to the County Assembly on the extent to which the values and principles referred to in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya are complied with in the County Public Service:
  • Facilitate the development of coherent, integrated Human Resource Planning and Budgeting for personnel emolument in the County;
  • Advise the County Government on Human Resource Planning Management and Development:
  • Advise the County Government on implementation and monitoring of the National Performance Management system in the County:
  • Advise the County Government on all policies, procedures and reports on Public Service;
  • Support the development and ope-rationalization of County Public Service Code of Conduct: and
  • Make recommendations to the Salaries and Remunerations Commission (SRC) on behalf of the County Government. on the remuneration. pensions and gratuities for County Public Service employees.

    Chairperson of the Board

    Additional duties and responsibilities The chairperson will be in-charge of Meru County Public Service Board and shall:-

  • Chair the Board meetings:
  • Provide strategic leadership and policy direction to the Board; and
  • Maintain effective collaboration and partnership with other organs of National and County Governments.

    Qualification and key competencies

    Hr appointment to this position, t lb: candidate must

  • Be a Kenya citizen:
  • Not be a state or public officer;
  • Chairperson of the Board
  • Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • A masters degree will be an added advantage:
  • Have knowledge and working experience of not less than ten (10)
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution on leadership and Integrity:
  • Have demonstrated professional competence and managerial capabilities:
  • Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct;
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the diversity within the County:
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines:
  • Be visionary and strategic in approach;
  • Have experience in organizational and/or human resource development.
  • Senior public or private sector leadership will be an added advantage.
  • Be a team player with an ability to network: and
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability.
  • Tenure 6 years non-renewable contract which may be on full time or part-time basis.


  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
  • Remuneration and benefits for the above posts are as may be from time to time set by the Salaries and

  • Commission (SRC).

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 29th May 2019
  • Each application letter should be accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and testimonials, copy of national identity card or passport, current telephone number(s) and other relevant supporting documents.
  • All applications should be clearly marked "Application for the position of Chairman County Public Service Board" or "Application for the position of Member of County Public Service Board" (as the case may be) on the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:-
  • Posted applications should be addressed to:- The County Secretary Meru County P.O Box 120-60200 Meru
  • Hand delivered applications should be delivered to the office of the county secretary on 2nd Floor of the county headquarters
  • Application deadline is on 10th May 2019

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