Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Physical Planning) Jobs in Kenya

Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Physical Planning) Jobs in Kenya

  • The Director Physical Planning will be responsible to the Chief Officer, Lands, Housing,
    Physical Planning and Urban Development for planning, coordination, implementation and development control of urban and rural physical development in the County.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Coordinating key result areas such as planning and management of Border business hub, new town planning and implementation, urban areas planning and implementation, cities and metropolitan planning and implementation, county planning, inter-county (regional) planning, development control;

  • Overseeing the formulation of physical planning manuals, standards and guidelines; coordinating research on matters relating to strategic national projects and programmes, human settlement patterns, urbanization patterns, urban sprawl and emerging methodologies, issues and trends;

  • Coordinating preparation of county, metropolitan, regional, urban and rural physical development plans;

  • Formulating strategies of annual state of physical planning reports;

  • Monitoring and evaluation of physical planning projects/programmes at the county and national levels.

  • In addition, the Director will be in charge of preparing and implementing strategic plans and annual work plans; and facilitating continuous professional development and deployment of staff in the directorate.

    Requirement for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must: -

  • Have served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Physical Planning for a minimum period of three (3) years.

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Physical
    Planning; Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution;

  • Have a Masters degree in Physical Planning; Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning, Regional Planning or Town Planning from a recognized Institution;

  • Be a member of Kenya Institute of Planners;

  • Have a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Have a certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and

  • Have proven administrative ability and professional competence necessary for the effective performance of work at this level.

  • Demonstrated managerial and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national policies, goals, objectives and ability to relate them to the Physical Planning function;

  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Physical Planning) Jobs in Kenya

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