Kwale County Government 94 Jobs in Kenya: County Chief Officers, Sub County Administrators, Ward Administrators and Village Administrators 2013

 

Republic of Kenya
County Government of Kwale
County Public Service Board
Vacancies
The Kwale County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under article 176 and County Government Act, 2012

1. County Chief Officers

(10 Posts)

In the following functional areas:

  • Finance and Economic Planning
  • Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  • Water Services, Health Services & Environment, Sanitation
  • Education and Human Resource Development
  • County Decentralized Units and Urban Development
  • Tourism promotion, Information Communication & Technology
  • Land Mining and Natural Resources
  • Community Development, Youth, Women empowerment & Social Services
  • Industry, Trade and Investment
  • Physical Planning and infrastructure
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten years in the specific area.
  • Must possess strong analytical and communication skills and demonstrate thorough understanding of the functioning of this docket
  • Maintain vital leadership skills, such as determination, decisiveness, accountability and self-confidence
  • Requires strong self-discipline and managerial skills, as well as an equally strong spirit of teamwork and cooperation.
  • Computer proficiency.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in respect of exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member for:
  • The administration of a County department
  • Implementation of policies and development plans
  • Development and implementation of strategic plans
  • Formulate and implement effective programmes to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals
  • Promote national values and principles of governance and values and principles of public service.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the respective County Executive member.
Additional Requirements for County Chief Officer for Finance and Economic Planning
  • Must be a certified public Accountant
  • Candidates will have a Bachelor and Masters degree in business administration, finance or economics
  • Candidates will possess extensive experience and training within public finance
  • Progressive advancement and increased responsibility over the financial decision – making process in public finance.
  • Must be conversant with computerized accounting packages.
Terms of Service: Contract
Basic Salary – KShs 120,270 – 180,660 p.m.
House Allowance – KShs 56,000 p.m.
Commuter allowances – KShs 20,000 p.m.

2. Sub – County Administrators
Four (4) Posts
1. Matuga
2. Msambweni
3. Lunga-Lunga
4. Kinango
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Working experience of not less than ten years;
  • Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter Six of the Constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Sub-County administrator shall be responsible to the respective chief officer for:
  • Coordinating the management and supervision of general administrative functions
  • Developing policies and plans
  • Ensuring Effective Service Delivery
  • Coordinating development activities to empower community
  • Providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities of public services
  • Maintaining the County public service
  • Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of service and
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board
Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable.
Basic Salary – KShs 89,748-120,270p.m.
House allowance – KShs 20,000.
Commuter allowance – KShs 14, 000p.m.
 
3. Ward Administrators
(20 Posts)
1. Kubo South
2. Mwavumbo
3. Kasemeni
4. Kinango
5. Chengoni /Samburu
6. Waa
7. Puma
8. Vanga
9. Kinondo
10. Ndavaya
11. Mwereni
12. Ramisi
13. Mackinon Road
14. Mkongani
15. Pongwe/Kikoneni
16. Ukunda
17. Gombalo/Bongwe
18. Tiwi
19. Dzombo
20. Tsimba
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first diploma from a recognized institution, first degree is an added advantage.
  • Working experience of not less than five years;
  • Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter Six of the Constitution;
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Ward Administrator shall be responsible to the sub – County Administrator for the following:
  • Coordinating, managing and supervising the general administrative functions in the Ward unit;
  • Developing policies and plans;
  • Ensuring effective service delivery;
  • Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community;
  • Providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities of public service;
  • Managing the County Public Service in the ward.
  • Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in the development of policies and plans; and delivery of services
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board.
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable.
Basic Salary – KShs 48, 190-65,290 p.m.
House allowance – KShs 17, 000
Commuter allowance – KShs 8, 000 p.m.

4. Village Administrators

(60 Posts)
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Working experience of not less than three years;
  • Be a holder of at least a diploma, a first degree from a recognized University in Kenya is an added advantage.
  • Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter Six of the Constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The village administrator shall be responsible to the relevant Ward administrator for the following:
  • Coordinating, managing and supervising the general administrative functions in the Village.
  • Ensuring and coordinating the participation of the village unit in Governance.
  • Assisting the village unit to develop the administrative capacity for the effective exercise of its functions and powers and participation in governance at the local level and;
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board.
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable.
Basic Salary – KShs 35, 910 – 45,880 p.m.
House allowance – KShs 15,000.
Commuter allowance – KShs 6,000p.m.
Important information to all applicants
The chief officers’ applicants must specify area of application and must have the relevant qualifications and experience.
Interested candidates should send their CV’s giving details of day time contacts, names and contacts of three referees; copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and identity Cards or Passport so as to be received by Monday 12th August, 2013.
All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the position of County ChiefOfficer(quote functional area)” or “Application for the post of Sub County Administrator” or “Application for the post of Ward Administrator”(specify whichever applies) on the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:
1. Hand delivered applications should be delivered to the County Secretary’s office.
2. Posted applications should be addressed to:
The County Public Service Board Secretary
County Government of Kwale
P.O. Box 4-80403,
Kwale.
The applicants should seek clearance from: –
  1. Credit Reference Bureau,
  2. Kenya Revenue Authority,
  3. Higher Education Loans Board,
  4. Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission,
  5. Criminal Investigation Department.
Kwale County is an equal opportunity employer committed to values of inclusion and seeks diverse workforce.
Women, persons with disabilities and youth are particularly encouraged to apply.
Canvasing would lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Victoria Tumaini
County Public Service Board Secretary







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