Murang’a County Municipal Manager Jobs in Kenya

Murang’a County Municipal Manager Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answerable to the board and implement the decisions and functions of the board as per Urban Areas and Cities Act,2011 Section 20 and 21

  • Manage Administration in accordance to the Urban and Cities Areas Act, 2011 and applicable legislations.

  • Formulation and implementation of policies, strategies, plans and programs

  • Develop, implement an integrated Development Plan and monitor its progress

  • Act on behalf of the Municipal Board by ensuring the execution of the decisions of the Board

  • Prepare and present for approval to the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure.

  • Be principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board and the civil society, private sector and community based organizations;

  • Prepare, and submit to the Board an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the Municipality.

  • Act as Board Secretary and as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board; and

  • Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities

  • Enforce the provisions of this Charter, Municipal By-laws, and all applicable laws; and other Municipality decisions;

  • Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;

  • Administer Municipality utilities and property;

  • Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation;

  • Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff and citizens in developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community;

  • Exercise such other powers as may be prescribed by Charter, by-laws and applicable laws.

  • Any other duties as directed by the Board

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen.

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Management, Public Administration, Business Management or any other relevant Degree from a university recognized in Kenya

  • Possession of a relevant Master’s Degree would be an added advantage

  • Must have at least Seven (7) years’ of experience, two (2) years of which must have been in a senior management
    level in reputable organization;

  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft package from a recognized institution;

  • Understanding national goals, policies and development objectives of vision 2030;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Demonstrate a thorough understanding of socio-economic dynamics in Murang’a County

  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented Wide knowledge in Urban Development Policies and Financial Management

  • Registration with a relevant professional body is an added advantage.

  • Good knowledge and interpretation of key and related Urban Areas and Cities Legislations and Policies, Knowledge of Municipal Operations and Delegation of Powers

  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution on Leadership and integrity

    Salary and benefits: As per the guidelines provided by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

    NB: All who had previously applied need to reapply afresh

    How to Apply

  • Application forms can be accessed at

  • Applications should be sent via email to


  • OR hand delivered to the County Public Service Board offices

  • on or before close of business on 4th September 2020

  • in a sealed envelope addressed to:

    The Secretary
    Murang’a County Public Service Board
    P.O. Box 52-10200

  • Applicants from other Counties are encouraged to apply.

  • Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

  • Women, minorities and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.

  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

  • Murang’a County Government is an equal opportunity employer

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