County Government of Vihiga County Secretary & Head Public Service Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Vihiga County Secretary & Head Public Service Jobs in Kenya


  • The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a highly degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment.

    County Secretary & Head Public Service

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The County Secretary & Head of Public Service will be the head of the County Public Service and will be responsible for the following.

  • Arranging the business and keeping the minutes of the executive committee subject to the directions of the Executive Committee.

  • Conveying decisions of the County Executive Committee to the appropriate persons or authorities.

  • Providing strategic policy direction for improved service delivery;

  • Developing and implementing an effective performance management system;

  • Implementing County strategic plans;

  • Establishing, developing and maintaining effective collaborations and partnership with other organs of the County Government, the National Government Ministries and Departments, the private sector and other relevant stakeholder.

  • Promoting Values and Principles spelt out in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya in the operations of the County.

  • Ensuring achievement of the goals and objectives of Kenya Vision 2030 and of other County and Inter-Governmental programs and projects;

  • Incharge of public Service and receives official County Government correspondence;

  • Ensuring efficient management of resources and co-ordination of County Government resources;

  • Chairperson of the County Human Resource Advisory Committee;

  • Coordinate all County activities;

  • Design mechanisms that ensure the office of the Governor and other interrelated stakeholders work efficiently, effectively and in harmony;

  • Harmonize and oversee implementation of County Integrated Development Plan and Annual County Budget to meet citizen’s expectations;

  • Design programmes and projects to institutionalize Article 10 and 232 of the County Executive Committee

    Requirement for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen

  • Have vast knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than of ten (10) years in a Senior position in Administration and Management
    in the Public Service of Private Sector;

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Public Administration, Business Management/Management , Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Finance Management, Science Law, System Analysis or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Master’s degree in any of the following Social Science: Public Administration, Business Management, Finance Management, Science Law, System Analysis or Equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Fulfilled all requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

  • Proven communication, proficiency in computer applications and report writing skills; and have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadline.

  • Demonstrated thorough understanding of Devolution, the County Development objectives/ National Goals Policies and Vision 2030.

  • Have thorough knowledge of structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the Public Service and Administration

  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the National, Values and Principles of Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

  • Have demonstrated leadership and management capacity including knowledge of financial management and strategic people Management; and

  • Demonstrated high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results ; and

  • Have ability to work under in a multi-ethic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

  • Be system analyst with hands-on experience in diverse issues

  • Being Certified Secretary of good standing will be an added advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Vihiga County Secretary & Head Public Service Jobs in Kenya


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