Kiambu County Chief Officer (Waste Management and Environment) Jobs in Kenya

Kiambu County Chief Officer (Waste Management and Environment) Jobs in Kenya


  • The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or Public Health;

  • At least 5 years of postgraduate experience;

  • A Master Degree in a relevant field specializing in Environmental related courses including Waste management, Ecology, Water or any other relevant Masters will be an added advantage;

  • Wider experience in environmental related research, familiarity with waste and environmental standards, excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, Computer Skills:
    Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel);

  • Good in administrative skills particularly in respect of human, financial and material resources management;

  • Competency in developing, implementing, and monitoring institutional policies and procedures;

  • Leadership skills in maintaining and promoting efficiency and good order;

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work independently, as well as in teams;

  • Stakeholders and community mobilization on environmental related issues.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working with staff and involving our key partners, develop the County’s strategy for a sustainable environment, defining the key ways in which outcomes will be achieved and success measured in support of the objectives and values of the County;

  • Help to determine the vision and strategy for waste management, communicate them to partners, represent and promote the waste strategy at local, regional and national levels;

  • Provide strong and visible leadership to
    the services in the directorate to ensure contribution to the agreed strategy.

  • Ensure that services comply with all relevant legislation and statutory requirements within an acceptable level of risk;

  • Provide guidance and support to the department in translating its waste and environmental objectives and priorities into coherent initiatives that will deliver intended outcomes for Kiambu County;

  • Develop constructive relationships and partnerships with a range of stakeholders including business, government agencies, community, private sector and community planning partners at both local, national and international level;

  • Ensure that the cross cutting themes of environment, planning, urban renewal, sustainability, transport, engagement and social inclusion are fully embedded so that the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of residents and communities is promoted, maintained and protected;

  • Represent the County in environmental and waste technical meetings and perform other duties as assigned from time to time;

    How to Apply

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