Kakamega County Chief Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kakamega County Chief Officers Jobs in Kenya

For appointment to this position, a person should:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • Have at least ten (10) years relevant professional experience, five (5) years of which should be in a leadership position or in a senior management level in the Public Service or Private Sector;

  • Have proven experience in managing resources in a high performing organization;

  • Possess knowledge and skills in the following areas: Project Planning and Management;Public Financial Management; Human Resource Management; Conflict Resolution Management; Strategic Management and Leadership;

  • Have excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills;

  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of county development objectives and Vision 2030;

  • Be a strategic thinker and results oriented;

  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines;

  • Meet the requirements prescribed in Chapter six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity;

  • Possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage; and

  • Membership to a professional body will be an added advantage.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Chief Officer will be the Authorized and Accounting Officer of the Department.

  • He/she will be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member for the administration of the Department.

    Specific duties include:

  • Administration of the County Department;

  • Formulation and implementation of programs to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals;

  • Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans;

  • Implementation of policies and regulations;

  • Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery;

  • Ensuring compliance with the National Values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;

  • Ensuring effective and efficient utilization of the Department’s financial and non-financial resources including management, control and reporting on financial information,
    material resources and facilities;

  • Building human resource capacity by developing and implementing human resource plans for the Department;

  • Efficient and effective service delivery to the public;

  • Promoting the realization of County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP): and

  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Please Note

  • Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.

  • County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Persons living with Disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce certified copies of originals of their National Identity Card, academic, professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

    How to Apply[

  • Applicants should click on “Our Job Offers” Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke, fill the application form and submit ONLINE on or before 1st January, 2021 at 11.59 P.M.


  • No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email cpsb@kakamega.go.ke will be accepted.

  • PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board DOES NOT use agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process.

  • Our official communication channels are email address cpsb@kakamega.go.ke and phone number 0713852573 ONLY

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