Machakos County Chief Officer - Digital Economy Jobs in Kenya

Machakos County Chief Officer - Digital Economy Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the overall administration of a County Department to which he/she is assigned or re-assigned;

  • Be responsible for needs of the local community and the functions and competences
    assigned to and transferred to the County;

  • Facilitate a culture of public service and accountability in the county public service;

  • Be performance oriented and focused on the objects of devolved government as set out in the Constitution;

  • Be efficient and ensure that the County Departments align their roles and responsibilities
    with the priorities and objectives set out in the County’s policies and plans;

  • Organize his/her department and other structures in a flexible way in order to respond to changing priorities and circumstances;

  • Assign clear responsibilities for the management and coordination of the County
    department and functions;

  • Allow participatory decision making as far as practicable;

  • Provide an equitable, fair, open and non-discriminatory working environment;

  • Submit quarterly reports of the respective department to the County Executive Committee through the respective CEC-Member and to the County Assembly through the County Secretary and to respect the oversight role of the County Assembly by giving information and honoring summons whenever required;

  • Implement the policies and plans developed by the County Government;

  • Provision of strategic policy direction for effective service delivery;

  • To ensure departmental compliance with National Values and Principles of Governance as
    outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

  • Performance of any other functions conferred by the Constitution, National or County Legislation;

  • He/ She will be responsible to the County Executive Committee Member (CECM) for administration of a county department as provided under section 46; and

  • Carry out any
    other function incidental to any of the assigned functions and/or as may be assigned from time to time by the County Governor.

    Requirement for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must: -

  • Be a Kenyan citizen.

  • Holds a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya.

  • A Master’s degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.

  • Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in the relevant field, three (3) of which should be in a senior/managerial position in a large organization;

  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of County development objectives of vision 2030;

  • Be a strategic thinker and results-oriented;

  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

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

  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for

  • 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;

  • Be Computer literate; and

  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Machakos County Chief Officer - Digital Economy Jobs in Kenya

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