Tharaka Nithi County - County Chief Officer Public Service and Devolution Affairs - Jobs in Kenya

Tharaka Nithi County - County Chief Officer Public Service and Devolution Affairs - Jobs in Kenya

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya 2010 Section 235 and the County Governments Act. No. 17 of 2012. Sections 57 and 58 the Office of the Governor Tharaka Nithi County wishes to recruit qualified persons to fill the following positions.

  • County Chief Officer Public Service and Devolution Affairs

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in a specific County Department/entity and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member.

    The administration of a County Department;

  • Formulation and implementation of effective programs to attain 2030 and sector goals;
  • Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans;
  • Implementation of policies and regulations;
  • Coordinating Devolved functions in liaison with the relevant officers and departments
  • 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;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time;

    Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field from a University recognized in Kenya
  • Possession of Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Have vast knowledge and experience of preferably not less than ten (10) years in the
  • Public Service, five (5) of which should be in a managerial position in the private or public sector
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
  • Demonstrate understanding of county development objectives and vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
  • Satisfies the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution

    How to Apply:
  • All applications accompanied by a copy of National ID card, detailed CV. copies of all relevant academic certificates, testimonials, requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on integrity (Police Clearance, EACC Clearance, HELB Clearance, CRB Clearance and KRA Clearance) should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the top left side the position applied for so as to reach the undersigned on or before 25th June, 2019.
  • Applications should be addressed to:
    The Chairperson
    County Public Service Board Selection Panel
    Tharaka Nithi County
    P.O. Box 10-60406

  • Or emailed to or hand delivered to THARAKA NITHI COUNTY Headquarters at Kathwana.
  • Tharaka Nithi County is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization.
  • Applicants including persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Tharaka Nithi County - County Chief Officer Public Service and Devolution Affairs - Jobs in Kenya

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