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SENIOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT– FOURTEEN (14) POSTS – V/NO.30/2017

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Basic Salary Scale:    Ksh.89,748 –     Ksh.120,270 p.m.                 (Job Group ‘Q’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Principal Human Resource Management and Development Officer, Job Group ‘N’ and above or in comparable and equivalent position in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management,

Human Resource Development, Human Resource Planning, Public      Administration,

Business Administration, Economics, Education, Sociology, Political Science/Government, Anthropology or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management, Human

Resource Development, Human Resource Planning, Industrial Relations, Education, Public Administration, Business Administration, Counselling Psychology or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • attended a strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • be in good standing as a current member of a relevant professional body; and
  • a thorough understanding of relevant legislation best practices and emerging issues in Human Resource Management and Development; and
  • demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

NOTE:  Possession of a postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management/ Development or equivalent and comparable qualifications will be considered an added advantage

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Deputy Director, Human Resource Management and Development. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • implementing and reviewing human resource management and development policies, strategies and guidelines;
  • interpreting labour laws and other statutes that impact on the human resource at the Ministry/State Department;
  • monitoring the implementation of human resource management and development policies, rules and regulations and analyzing their impact on staff;
  • coordinating the preparation of Personal Emoluments (PE) budgets;
  • managing the Government Human Resource Management Information System (GHRIS);
  • identifying, designing and implementing of focused and demand driven training programmes to bridge skills and competency gap
  • coordinating implementation of technical assistance training programmes;
  • coordinating training and human resource development activities; and
  • overseeing the development of training projections and plans.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, COUNSELLING SERVICES  – TWO (2) POSTS      V/NO. 134/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 –     Ksh.144,928 p.m.               (Job Group ‘R’)

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director, Counseling services, Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in Counselling from a university recognized in Kenya;

a Bachelor’s degree in any of the Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling from a recognized institution;

  • a Master’s degree in Counseling or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Diploma in Counselor Supervision Course;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • a Trainer of facilitation course in psychological counseling lasting not less than two

(2) weeks;

  • a Psychological Debriefing Course lasting not less than one week;
  • registered member with the Kenya Counseling Association (KCA); and
  • demonstrated merit and ability in management of counseling.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and Responsibilities include:-

  • implementing and reviewing policies, guidelines and programmes relating to guidance and counseling services;
  • planning, managing and administering counseling services;
  • undertaking training and development of counselling personnel;
  • mobilizing resources for guidance and counselling programmes and activities;
  • managing human and financial resources; and
  • liaising with other stakeholders on counseling matters.

SECRETARY, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES – ONE (1) POST-V/NO. 135/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.152, 060 – Ksh.302, 980             (Job Group ‘T’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of eighteen (18) years, three of which should have been in the grade of Deputy Director, Management Consultancy Services, Job Group ‘R’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Planning, Business Administration, Economics/Statistics, Organization Design and Development, Education, Sociology, Anthropology Government/Political Science, Public Administration or any other Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Planning, Human Resource Development, Economic, Statistics, Organization Design and Development, Education, from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in Management Consultancy Skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks cumulatively from a recognized institution;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • membership to a relevant professional body; and
  • demonstrated professional competence, managerial capability and a thorough understanding of the provisions of Management Consultancy Services policies and have the ability to relate them to the national development goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Principal Secretary for the overall management and coordination of management consultancy services. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • coordinating, overseeing the provision of management consultancy services to Ministries Departments and Agencies;
  • advising on deployment and utilization of human resource in the Civil Service; overseeing the development of Schemes of Service and Career Progression Guidelines for issue to the service;
  • developing consultancy skills among staff;
  • monitoring and reviewing the impact of consultancy services in client Ministries, Departments and Agencies;
  • liaising between the public service management consultancy services and private consultant for improved service delivery;
  • maintaining management consultancy database;
  • promoting the adherence to management consultancy services guidelines and standards; and
  • coordinating the application of management consultancy initiatives to support formulation of appropriate management strategies.

DIRECTOR, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES (ORGANIZATION – TWO (2) POSTS – V/NO.136/2017

Basic Salary Scale:   Ksh.120, 270 – Ksh.180,660 p.m.      –    (Job Group ‘S’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Management Consultancy Services

(organization) Job Group ‘Q’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;

  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Planning, Business Administration, Economics/Statistics, Organization Design and Development, Education, Sociology, Anthropology Government/Political Science, Public Administration or any other Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Planning, Human Resource Development, Economics, Statistics, Organization Design and Development or Education from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • membership to a relevant professional body;
  • a certificate in Management Consultancy Skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks cumulatively from a recognized Institution;
  • demonstrated professional competence especially in organizational design and structures, managerial and leadership capability and exhibited a thorough understanding of national development goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Secretary, Management Consultancy Services for effective and efficient provision of Management Consultancy Services. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • undertaking complex surveys geared towards attaining optimum and effective utilization of staff in the Public Service;
  • developing management consultancy guidelines and standards; coordinating the development of staffing norms and modelling for optimal use of human resource;
  • coordinating the development of models and techniques for undertaking job analysis, workload analysis, operations analysis, and job evaluation among others for application to institutions of the public service;
  • overseeing the preparation of career progression guidelines;
  • championing and initiating sector policy concept papers and Cabinet memorandum;
  • supervising preparation of departmental strategic plan/work plan/annual plan, service charter and budget; and
  • supervising implementation of performance appraisal system in the division.

DIRECTOR, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES (RESEARCH AND INNOVATION) – ONE (1) POST – V/NO.137/2017

Basic Salary Scale:     Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660 p.m. (Job Group ‘S’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Management Consultancy Services (Research and Innovation) Job Group ‘Q’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Education, Economics/Statistics, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Business Administration, Information Science, Sociology, Political Science/Government, Anthropology or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Education, Economics/Statistics, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy, Applied Research, Information Science or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • a Certificate in Management Consultancy Skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks cumulatively from a recognized Institution;
  • membership to a relevant professional body; and
  • demonstrated professional competence especially in research and innovations, managerial and leadership capability and exhibited a thorough understanding of national development goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Secretary, Management Consultancy Services for Service Delivery Innovation matters. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • coordinating the formulation, interpretation, reviewing and implementation of service delivery innovations policies, strategies and programmes;
  • Identifying innovation trends on the continent and the globe that are relevant to the public service;
  • providing guidance on the development of modalities on research findings and recommendations;
  • collaborating with national and international stakeholders on matters of innovations;
  • providing direction in the designing and implementation of recognition and awards scheme for innovators;
  • protecting innovators intellectual/property rights; and
  • aligning Service Delivery Innovations strategies to Vision 2030 and other national goals, policies and objectives.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES (RESEARCH AND INNOVATION) – ONE (1) POST – V/NO.138/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 –     Ksh.144,928 p.m.               (Job Group ‘R’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director, Management Consultancy Services (Research and Innovation), Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Education, Economics/Statistics, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Business Administration, Information Science, Sociology, Political Science/Government, Anthropology or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Education, Economics/Statistics, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy, Applied Research, Information Science any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • membership to a relevant professional body;
  • a Certificate in Management Consultancy Skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks cumulatively from a recognized Institution; and
  • demonstrated professional competence especially in Research and Innovations and managerial leadership capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • formulating, implementing and reviewing service delivery innovations policies, strategies and programmes;
  • undertaking strategy development to align with Vision 2030 goals and relevant provisions of the Constitution liaising with other stakeholders on matters of innovations;
  • approving Information, Education and Communication materials for awareness creation and capacity building on innovations;
  • designing and implementing a recognition and awards scheme for innovators; facilitating protection of innovators intellectual/property rights;
  • identifying innovation trends on the continent and the globe that are relevant to the public service; recommending research findings for implementation
  • identifying feasible innovations for replication from continental and global champions and recommending action; and
  • conducting monitoring and evaluation on service delivery innovations.

SENIOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES (RESEARCH AND INNOVATION) – ONE (1) POST – V/NO.139/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89, 748      –   Ksh.120, 270 p.m.     (Job Group ‘Q’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Principal Research and Development Officer, Job Group ‘N and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Education, Economics/Statistics, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Business Administration, Information Science, Sociology, Political Science/Government, Anthropology or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Education, Economics/Statistics, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy, Applied Research, Information Science any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution; and
  • demonstrated professional competence and managerial leadership capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • identifying feasible innovations for replication from continental and global champions and recommending action;
  • conducting research and preparing reports on research findings;
  • verifying classification and categories of submitted innovations;
  • facilitating pre-testing of innovations;
  • conducting monitoring and evaluation on service delivery innovations;
  • verifying Information, Education and Communication materials for awareness creation and capacity building on innovations and validating innovations on site; and
  • organizing participation of public servants in national, continental and global innovation schemes.

DIRECTOR, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES (INFORMATION MANAGEMENT) ONE (1) POST – V/NO.140/2017

Basic Salary Scale:     Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660 p.m. (Job Group ‘S’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Management Consultancy Services (Information Management), Job Group ‘Q’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in Management/ Computer/ Information Science from a university recognized in Kenya;

OR

a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Sociology, Anthropology, Government/Political Science, Public Administration or any other relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Information Management, Business Information Technology, Software Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resource Management/Planning/Development, Education or any other relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution; and
  • demonstrated professional competence and leadership capability in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • designing and developing management information systems logistics, systems analysis, policy and control of information systems;
  • overseeing the provision of designation codes for newly created positions in the Public Service and coordinating the integrated Payroll and Personnel Database (IPPD) System installation;
  • managing public service staff establishment and ensuring creation of a data bank and information dissemination systems;
  • organizing the development of a secure and reliable Personal Number Allocation management facility to eliminate duplication and double allocation of personal numbers;
  • keeping custody of public service payroll and personnel database;
  • coordinating preparation of mass data for integration into individual payrolls of MDAs on IPPD system; and
  • overseeing the development of a secure and reliable Personal Numbers system.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES (INFORMATION MANAGEMENT) – THREE (3) POSTS – V/NO.141/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 –     Ksh.144,928 p.m.               (Job Group ‘R’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Assistant Director, Management Consultancy Services (Information Management), Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in Management/ Computer/ Information Science from a university recognized in Kenya;

OR

a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Sociology, Anthropology, Government/Political Science, Public Administration or any other relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Information Management, Business Information Technology, Software Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resource Management/Planning/Development, Education or any other relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution; and
  • demonstrated professional competence and leadership capability in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • designing and development of Management Information Systems and Policy on control of Management Information Systems and creation of a data bank;
  • coordinating activities in the division including preparation of schedule of duties;
  • determining occurrence of deferred deductions in cases of officers with zero salaries;
  • developing measures to enhance data integrity and accuracy for accountability and efficiency;
  • coordinating the provision of exclusive identity to new employees through issuance of personal numbers; and
  • approving designation codes for newly created positions in the Public Service.

SECRETARY PUBLIC SERVICE TRANSFORMATION – ONE (1) POST – V/NO.142/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.152, 060 – Ksh.302, 980             (Job Group ‘T’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of eighteen (18) years, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Deputy Director, Public Service Transformation, Job Group ‘R’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences:- Economics, Statistics, Communication, Human Resource Management/Development, Law, Education, Labour Relations, Public/Business Administration, Sociology, Gender Studies, Anthropology, International Relations, Entrepreneurship, Development Studies or relevant and comparable qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following:- Human Resource Management/ Development, Law, Education, Labour Relations, Public/Business Administration, Sociology, Anthropology, Strategic Management, Public Policy Management, Public Sector Management, Public/Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Gender/Development Studies, Economics, Statistics, Project Planning/Management or relevant and comparable qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body; and
  • demonstrated managerial, leadership and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to Public Service.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Secretary, Public Service Transformation will be responsible to the Principal Secretary for the overall strategic direction of Public Service transformation function. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • overseeing the development and implementation of Public Service Transformation strategies and policies;
  • overseeing planning, coordination and directing capacity building programmes in the Public Service;
  • monitoring the implementation of Rapid Results Initiatives and Business Process Re-engineering programmes within the laid down standards and procedures in Public Service institutions;
  • collaborating with National and County Governments and other stakeholders to build a relevant network and mobilize resources to support Public Service Transformation strategies;
  • overseeing the design and implementation of a monitoring and evaluation framework to assess the impact of Public Service Transformation programmes;
  • spearheading service delivery, research and customer satisfaction surveys on reform initiatives and development of appropriate interventions; and
  • overseeing the implementation of Performance Contracting in the Public Service; and
  • overseeing the financial and asset management of the Divisions;

DEPUTY PROGRAMME DIRECTOR, PUBLIC SERVICE TRANSFORMATION THREE (3) POSTS – V/NO.143/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 –       Ksh.144,928 p.m.

    (Job Group ‘R’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director, Public Service Transformation, Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences:- Economics, Statistics, Communication, Human Resource Management/Development, Law, Education, Labour Relations, Public/Business Administration, Sociology, Gender Studies, Anthropology, International Relations, Entrepreneurship, Development Studies or relevant and comparable qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following:- Human Resource Management/Development, Law, Education, Labour Relations, Public/Business Administration, Sociology, Anthropology, Strategic Management, Public Policy Management, Public Sector Management, Public/Business, Administration, Entrepreneurship, Gender/Development Studies, Economics, Statistics, Project Planning/Management or relevant and comparable qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to Public Service Transformation function; and
  • demonstrated managerial, leadership and professional competence in work performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities and responsibilities include:

  • implementing and reviewing Public Service Transformation policies, strategies and programmes;
  • facilitating public service institutions to undertake Rapid Results Initiatives and Business Process Re-engineering;
  • providing guidance and advice on development and management of institutional framework for Result Based Management in the Public Service;
  • coordinating the implementation of strategic Public Private Partnership programmes on Public Service Transformation and monitoring results delivery;
  • designing a framework for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of transformation programmes and initiatives and recommending appropriate interventions;
  • supervising programme assessment, service evaluation for risk management, standard setting, policy formulation and programme development;
  • overseeing the documentation of best practices and lessons learned for improved Public Service Transformation delivery; and
  • initiating research on various Public Service Transformation awareness issues and developing appropriate interventions.

SENIOR ASSISTANT PROGRAMME DIRECTOR, PUBLIC SERVICE TRANSFORMATION – TWO (2) POSTS – V/NO. 144/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89, 748      –   Ksh.120, 270 p.m.     (Job Group ‘Q’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should be at the

grade of Principal Public Service Transformation Officer, Job Group ‘N’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;

  • a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following Social Sciences:- Economics, Statistics, Communication, Human Resource Management/Development, Law, Education, Labour Relations, Public/Business Administration, Sociology, Gender Studies, Anthropology, International Relations, Entrepreneurship, Development Studies or relevant and comparable qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s Degree in any of the following:- Human Resource Management/ Development, Law, Education, Labour Relations, Public/Business Administration, Sociology, Anthropology, Strategic Management, Public Policy Management, Public Sector Management, Public/Business, Administration, Entrepreneurship, Gender/Development Studies, Economics, Statistics, Project Planning/Management or relevant and comparable qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution; and
  • demonstrated professional competence, leadership and Managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities include:-

  • initiating the development of Public Service Transformation policies, strategies and guidelines;
  • providing support to public service institutions to undertake Rapid Results Initiatives and Business Process Re-engineering;
  • coordinating and facilitating stakeholders fora on transformation and preparing reports;
  • designing, implementing and promoting Public Private Partnership strategy on Public Service Transformation;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of transformation programmes and initiatives and recommending appropriate interventions;
  • coordinating the development of communication materials and training programmes on transformation;
  • conducting programme assessment, service evaluation for risk management, standard setting, policy formulation and programme development; and
  • piloting and domesticating reform initiatives in various thematic areas in the public institutions.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, YOUTH DEVELOPMENT – 145/2017

THIRTEEN (13) POSTS – V/NO.

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 –       Ksh.144,928 p.m.

    (Job Group ‘R’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director, Youth Development, Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the social sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s Degree in any of the social sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution; and
  • demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director Youth Development for the administration and coordination of Youth Development programmes and activities. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • formulating, implementing and reviewing policies, strategies, programmes, plans and activities that promote youth development;
  • mainstreaming youth affairs at local, national and international levels;
  • undertaking research and consultancy and disseminating information on youth development issues;
  • coordinating the development of guidelines to strengthen linkages and dynamic partnership between stakeholders on absorption of youth into employment, internship and volunteerism;
  • ensuring that an integrated youth information system is developed; and,
  • coordinating staff performance management, training and development.

SENIOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, THIRTEEN (13) POSTS – V/NO.146/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89, 748      –   Ksh.120, 270 p.m.     (Job Group ‘Q’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years in the field of Youth Development, three (3) of which should be in the grade of Principal Youth

Development Officer Job group ‘N’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;

  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the social sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the social sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution; and
  • demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be deployed in a technical division at the Departmental Headquarters. Specific duties and responsibilities include:-

  • participating in the review of youth development policies and programs;
  • undertaking research, consultancy and dissemination of relevant information on youth development issues;
  • planning, promoting and coordinating youth programs to increase awareness;
  • participating in environmental conservation, enterprise development, health, volunteerism, career development and community service;
  • analyzing and acting on reports on youth programs and activities;
  • liaising with stakeholders to create linkages and dynamic partnerships;
  • coordinating and monitoring implementation of youth development programs and activities;
  • identifying staff training needs;
  • designing relevant training programs; and
  • coordinating capacity building for staff in the department.

DIRECTOR, TRAINING INSTITUTIONS (NYS) – ONE (1) POST – V/NO.147/2017 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660 p.m. – Job Group ‘S’

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Chief Principal Lecturer, Job Group ‘R’ or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Engineering (Computer, Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunications, Mechanical, Automotive, Civil, Construction Plant or Agriculture ), Public Relations, Law, Industrial Technology;

Production Technology; Instrumentation and Control, Agriculture; Livestock Production; Animal Health; Agricultural Economics; Computer Science, Economics , Information Technology; Education or Commerce, Food Technology, Human Resource

Management/Development, Entrepreneurship, Communication, Tourism; Hospitality/Hotel Management, Food Technology, Home Economics, Business Administration/Management, Sociology, Secretarial Studies, Supply Chain Management, Sales and Marketing, Clothing and Textile, Guidance and Counseling or comparable and relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • a relevant Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • be conversant with the provisions of the National Youth Service Act (Cap 208); and
  • demonstrated high standard of professional competence, administration and general management capabilities necessary for creating team work.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Director, Training Institutions (NYS) will be responsible to the Director General, National Youth Service for the overall management and administration of the Training Institutions. Specific duties and responsibilities include:-

  • formulating, implementing and reviewing policies, strategies and programmes for the institutions;
  • mobilizing resources, promoting innovation initiatives and collaborating with stakeholders on research and consultancy in relevant training areas.
  • facilitating preparation and implementation of the Institutions’ annual work plan and budgetary requirements;
  • coordinating the implementation of performance and financial management controls
  • ensuring evaluation of the Institutions programmes and projects are conducted,
  • managing the human, capital and financial resources of the institutions.

Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:

THE SECRETARY/CEO

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMMISSION HOUSE

P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100

NAIROBI

Applications should reach the Commission on or before 24th July, 2017.

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