Kisii County Government jobs,October 2015 (8 Positions)

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Kisii County Government
Public Service Board
Vacancies
The Kisii County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per SECTIONS 45, 50, 51 and 58 of the County Government Act of 2012.
1. Director Devolved Units
1 Post
J/G “R”
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable/Contract
Reporting to the Chief Officer, Administration, Corporate Services and Stakeholder Management, the Director Devolved Units will be responsible for the followings tasks:

Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinate and manage projects and programs within the county devolved units;
• Coordination and implementation of policies and plans within devolved units;
• Monitoring and reporting of devolved activities in the County; and
• Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Officer, Administration, Corporate Services and Stakeholder Management.

Requirements for appointment
• Be a Kenyan citizen.
• Be a holder of at least a relevant first degree from a university recognized in Kenya.
• A Masters’ degree will be added advantage.
• Have knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than seven (7) years in a relevant field.
• Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, county development objectives and Vision 2030.
• Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and integrity.
• Those with proven leadership and management skills will have a distinct advantage.

2. Deputy Director, Enforcement and Compliance
2 Posts
J/G “Q”
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable/Contract
Reporting to the Director, Enforcement and Compliance, the Deputy Director will be in charge of assisting the Director, Enforcement and Compliance either in
a) Kisii Town or,
b) Other Municipal, Town and Market areas of the County

Duties and Responsibilities
• Identify all areas where enforcement services are required;
• Enforce all County laws as directed by the County Head Legal Services;
• Promotion of national values, principles of good governance as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya; and
• Any other duty as may be assigned by the Director, Enforcement and Compliance.

Requirements for appointment
• Be a Kenyan citizen.
• Have a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya.
• Relevant working experience in the Police Service, Military and Security Agency, of not less than five (5) years in the public service or in the private sector.
• Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, county development objectives and Vision 2030.
• Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
• Be computer literate.

3. Sub-County Administrator
1 Post
J/G “Q”
Terms: Contract
The Sub-County Administrator will be in-charge of one of the Sub-Counties in Kisii County.
Reporting to the Chief Officer Administration, Corporate Services and Stakeholder management.
The Sub-County Administrator will be responsible for the following:

Duties and Responsibilities
The sub-county administrator shall be responsible for the coordination, management, and supervision
of the general administrative functions in the sub-county units, including;
• The development of policies and plans;
• Ensuring effective service delivery;
• Developmental activities to empower the community;
• The provision and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities of public service;
• Facilitation and coordination of citizen participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of services; and
• Exercise any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board.

Qualifications/Requirements
• Be a Kenyan citizen.
• Be a holder of at least a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya.
• A master’s degree in the relevant area will be an added advantage.
• Working experience of not less than 5 years.
• Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management.
• Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
• Women and physically challenged persons are encouraged to apply.

4. Ward Administrator
1 Posts
J/G “N”
Terms: Contract
The Ward Administrator will be in-charge of a Ward in the Sub-County.
Reporting to the Sub-County Administrator, the Ward Administrator will be responsible for:

Duties and responsibilities
The ward administrator shall coordinate, manage, and supervise the general administrative function in the ward including the following:
• Coordinating, managing and supervising the general administration functions in the Ward;
• Developing policies and plans;
• Ensuring effective service delivery;
• Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community;
• Providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities of public service;
• Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in the development of policies and delivery of services; and
• Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board.

Qualifications/Requirements
• Be a Kenyan citizen.
• Be a holder of at least a Diploma with 5 years’ experience in administration and management or;
• Be a holder of a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya with a working experience in administration and management of not less than 2 years.
• Have qualifications and knowledge in administration and management.
• Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
• Women and physically challenged persons are encouraged to apply.

5. County Deputy Director Revenue
Job Group “Q”
2 Post
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
The County Deputy Director Revenue will be responsible to the County Director Revenue for the day to day running of the County Revenue Collection Section.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Implement national policies and statutory regulations on revenue;
• Implement county policies and county regulations on revenue;
• Develop and implement a plan to create demand and achieve revenue growth;
• Design effective, efficient and secure system of collecting revenue;
• Identify and rate economic potentials of new revenue streams;
• Advise the relevant county committee on matters of new revenue streams;
• Maintain schedules for revenue source within the county;
• Device ways to motivate those who pay rates, fees and charges;
• Develop and deploy revenue staff within the county;
• Set broad performance targets in collection of revenue;
• Prepare monthly reports on revenue collection and deposits to county Accounts;
• Set up an effective mechanism for monitoring and ensuring system integrity and security; and
• Undertake periodic surveys to determine feasibility in revenue collection.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment, a candidate must:
• Be a Kenyan citizen;
• Have served for at least five (5) years in a challenging Public Service or Private Sector organization;
• Have a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance or Accounts option) degree or an equivalent relevant degree, CPA (K) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualifications;
• Be thoroughly conversant with various financial management computer packages;
• Must satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
• Must be a registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or equivalent with a good professional standing; and
• A Masters’ degree in Business Administration (MBA) will be an added advantage.

How to Apply
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials.
They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position/specific area you are applying for, to reach on or before 27th October, 2015 and addressed to:
The Secretary, Kisii County Public Service Board,
P O Box 1848-40200,
Kisii, Kenya
Or through email as follows: [email protected]
Hand delivered applications should be handed over at the Kisii Public Service Board offices situated at Mwalimu House 3rd Floor
Kisii County is an equal opportunity employer

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