Vihiga County Public Service Board Director Water & Sanitation Jobs in Kenya

Vihiga County Public Service Board Director Water & Sanitation Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Director will be responsible for the following;

  • Developing, Implementing and Evaluating strategic plans, programs and projects in collaboration with other Departments and stakeholders.

  • Preparing professional and quality standards for construction of Water supply and sewerage infrastructure.

  • Overseeing the construction of Water and Sewerage works undertaken directly or by contractors.

  • Planning and supervising the programs and activities.

  • Organizing, directing, controlling and the co-coordinating the functions of the department.

  • Interpreting and applying National and County laws and other related statutes in the department in line with the County goals and objectives.

  • Developing appropriate County departmental policies, legal and institutional frameworks for the implementation of the mandate of the Division.

  • Handling administrative, Human Resource and asset management issues.

  • Overseeing preparation of annual work plan and financial budgets. Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures.

  • Co-coordinating production, documentation, and dissemination of the relevant division’s information.

  • Providing advice and guidance in recruiting, hiring and staff development.

  • Performing other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Officer.

    Requirement for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must;

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen

  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Water engineering or Civil Engineering or any other relevant field from a recognized university in Kenya

  • A Master’s degree in the relevant field.

  • Be registered by Engineers Registration Board of Kenya as an Engineer.

  • Have current valid annual Practicing License from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya.

  • Be a member of the institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK)

  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than seven (7) years in a senior Public Service or the Private
    sector.

  • Demonstrate a high degree in professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.

  • Demonstrate general administrative ability required for direction, control, and implementation of water and sewerage engineering programs and projects;

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the County Development objectives and vision 2030.

  • Be conversant with Policy formulation and implementation

  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.

  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.

    How to Apply

  • The applicants should download the application for Employment form “VCPSB/APP.01A-2018” on the official County Website, complete it and submit to the undersigned on or before Tuesday 4th August, 2020 at 5pm.


    THE SECRETARY/CEO
    COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD,
    P.O. BOX 880-50300
    MARAGOLI
    QUEENS ARCADE BUILDING MBALE TOWN
    ALONG KISUMU KAKAMEGA ROAD

    Please Note

  • Attach your ID card , Academic, Professional or any other documents to the application form
    County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer and encourages People Living with Disabilities, Youth and Women to apply.

  • County Public Service Board does not charge any recruitment fee whatsoever. Do Not Pay Money to Fraudsters because Our services are absolutely free

  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

  • Those with certificates from foreign institutions must have them certified by the relevant authority.


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