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REPUBLIC OF KENYA

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KIRINYAGA


COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and
qualied persons to ll the following position.
A.Director of Sports 1 Post
Job Group: R
Job Ref: KCPSB/DS/01/10/02/2015

Duties and Responsibilities


To provide administrative direction
and oversight for all Sports programs
and activities and supervise the
control, issuance and maintenance of
recreational Sports equipment and
facilities.
To supervise full and part-time
sportsofcers, full responsibility for
training, mentoring, and evaluating
coaches and sports ofcers in the
County.
To coach at least one sports team in
the County and coordinate activities of
all other teams and recreational sports
groups.
To establish and maintain standards
of dress, scholarship and conduct for
team travel and training, and practice
rules for all County Sports.
To develop and manage departmental,
team, and special events sports
budgets.
To teach sports activity classes to
willing County staff through the

supervisors.
Support and assist in campus wellness
and other related University activities
To represent the County at
professional meeting and other special
or public events related to sports.
To perform other duties as may be
assigned to you from time to time by
the Chief ofcer.
Requirements
Be a Kenyan Citizen
Be a holder of at least a rst degree
from a university recognized in Kenya;
Possess professional qualications in
the relevant eld;
Satisfy the requirements of chapter six
of the constitution.
Have relevant knowledge and
experience and a distinguished career
of not less than ten (10) years in a
senior position in the Public Service or
Private sector
A Master's degree in the relevant eld
will be an added advantage .

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KIRINYAGA


COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and
qualied persons to ll the following position.
A.Manager Kianyaga Children's Home - 1 Post
Job Group: H
Job Ref: KCPSB/MKCH/02/10/02/2015
Job Description
Kirinyaga County Public Service Board is seeking to
recruit a Manager who is passionate about supporting
Disabled and disadvantaged children to turn their lives
around and achieve their potential. This post will also
play a key part in fund-raising, partnership work and
communications with partners and supporters.
The children have been traumatized by neglect and
abuse; and over time we aim to nurture them back into
both physical and emotional health. Motivated by
condence in their ability, we provide them with food,
healthcare, clothes and protection, but above all, with
a supportive partners giving them love, hope and
purpose. The County Government provides education
to facilitate these children to tap their potential in life.
The post holder will be responsible for managing all
aspects of running the Home.
Duties and Responsibilities

To be responsible for the management, co ordination


and development of a range of quality services for
children referred and/or accommodated within the
home.

To promote and support the Kianyaga Children's home


mission and to ensure that every opportunity to
publicize the name and work of the home is pursued.
Pro actively research funding opportunities from
trusts, foundations and corporate supporters.
Prepare monitoring and evaluation reports
To assist the Board to keep in touch with our
supporters - answering their enquiries
To carry out marketing and make use of local

disabled and disadvantaged children.


To undertake any other such duties as required by the
Director, commensurate with the grade of the post.
To manage a designated budget (as required) ensuring
that the home achieves value for money in all
circumstances through the monitoring and control of
expenditure and the early identication of any nancial
irregularity.
Person Specication
The most essential qualities we are looking for are
enthusiasm, commitment and a passion for supporting
disabled and disadvantaged children in Kenya.
In addition, the following skills and experience would be
desirable.
Skills
Excellent organizational and administration skills, with
ability to maintain accurate records.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines.
Able to use initiative and work with minimum
supervision.
IT Skills, especially in email, excel, word and PowerPoint.
Requirements for Appointment:
Be a Kenyan Citizen
A relevant Diploma from a recognized learning
institution in Kenya.
Relevant working experience of not less than ve (5)
years working with people with disability or social work
Must possess excellent communication skills (English
and Kiswahili both oral and written)
A team player, able to cope with a highly challenging
environment.

networks in order to recruit new individuals as

Ability to work under minimum supervision.

children's sponsors. This will enable Kianyaga

Honesty, compassion and integrity.

Children's home to offer a home and future to more

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KIRINYAGA


COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and
qualied persons to ll the following position.
A.Principal Human Resource Ofcer 1 post
Job Group: N
Job Ref: KCPSB/PHRO/03/10/02/2015
Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for the development, execution


and evaluation of HR policies and
procedures and provision of strategic HR
advice and recommendation
Responsible for the effective management of
the Human Resources functions of
Kirinyaga County.
Alignment of Kirinyaga County's human
resources requirement to the County's
immediate, short, medium and long term
goals for the achievement of the County's
goals and overall objectives.
Play a key role in staff training and
development.
Guide and coordinates periodic staff
appraisals.
Deal, on day to day basis, with diverse
human related issues
Manage staff grievances in accordance with
County Policies and Kenyan Labour Laws.
Provide data, information and advice to the
management on all issues relating to
Human Resource
Coordinate the County's HR disciplinary
matters.
Prepare the Human Resources budget
components for the County.

Liaise with the relevant government and


other related institutions on staff matters

Responsible for the development of


administrative policies and procedures.

Ability to work under pressure and meet


deadlines with minimum supervision.

Requirements

Be a Kenyan Citizen

Be a holder of at least a rst degree from a


university recognized in Kenya;

Possess professional qualications in the


relevant eld;

Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of


the constitution.

Have relevant knowledge and experience


and a distinguished career of not less than
ten (10) years in a senior position in the
Public Service or Private sector

A Master's degree in the relevant eld will be


an added advantage

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KIRINYAGA


COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and
qualied persons to ll the following position.
A.Architect 1 post
Job Group: N
Job Ref: KCPSB/ARC/04/10/02/2015
Duties and Responsibilities
a) Work on Architectural projects within the
County including client liaison and design;
b) Assist the County Engineer in the day to day
operations of the County designs;
c) Providing various pre-design services;
d) Take responsibility for time management of
assigned jobs;
e) Keep an accurate daily record of the time
spent on each assigned job;
f) Attend meetings and provide reports to the
Director on a regular basis regarding the
progress of individual projects under their
responsibility.
Requirements for Appointment
a) Be Kenyan citizen
b) A degree in Architecture from a recognized
university;
c) Have sound technical knowledge of
architectural project delivery;
d) Demonstrable skills in the areas of design,
presentation and technical skills;
e) Prociency with Auto CAD/Civil 3
Dimensions;
f)

Computer literacy using Microsoft Ofce


Products and presentation

software;

g) Experience of 3 years and above in the


relevant eld.

A.Director of Public Works 1 Post


Job Group: R
Job Ref: KCPSB/DPW/05/10/02/2015
The Deputy Director will be responsible to the
Chief Ofcer Transport and Infrastructure
Duties and Responsibilities
Organization, direction, control and coordination of the functions of department of
public works in the County.
Developing appropriate county
departmental policies, legal and
institutional frameworks for the
implementation of the mandate of the
department.
Ensure timely implementation of county
activities as directed by the Chief Ofcer .
Lead team of technical ofcers in the
department to ensure timely and quality
supervision of all county projects.
Manage construction works on behalf of
county departments to its logical
conclusion.
Establishing monitoring and evaluation
systems for the departmental goals.
Perform any other duties that may be
assigned from time to time by the Chief
Ofcer.
Requirements for appointment:
Be a holder of at least a bachelors degree in
quantity surveying or architecture from a
recognized University.
Have relevant knowledge and experience of
not less than ten (10) years, (4) of which
must have been in management position in
Public Service or Private Sector.
Demonstrate a high degree of professional
and technical competence as reected in
work performance and results.
Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the
Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and
integrity

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KIRINYAGA


COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and
qualied persons to ll the following positions.
A.Accountants 6 Posts
Job Group: J/K
Job Ref: KCPSB/ACC/06/10/02/2015

A.Job Title: Director of Enforcement - 1 Post


Job Group R
Job Ref: KCPSB/DE/07/10/02/2015

Duties and Responsibilities


Bank reconciliation arising from
applications and issuance of licenses;
Accounting of revenue and expenditure;
Maintenance of general ledger;
Maintenance of Cash book;
Preparation of fund nancial statements;
Preparation of fund monthly accounts.
Any other duty as may be assigned by
supervisor

Requirements for Appointment:

Qualications and Competencies


Requirements for appointment
Be a Kenyan citizen.
Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Business
Administration or Business Management
specializing in Accounting or Finance.
A holder of CPA qualication.
Served in the Grade of an Accountant in
the Public Service or in a comparable and
relevant position in the private sector for a
minimum of three (3) years.
Must be conversant with computerized
Accounting packages.
Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of
the Kenyan Constitution.

Demonstrate cost cutting measures in


enforcement and compliance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Shall be answerable to the Chief Ofcer
Finance, Economic Planning and
Marketing

A relevant rst degree from a University


recognized in Kenya. A master's degree in
the said disciplines may be an added
advantage;

Relevant working experience of not less


than ve (5) years in the public service or
in the private sector

Experience in law enforcement in the


public or private sector

A brilliant and innovative person who


shall work with minimum supervision

Enforce county legislation and other


relevant laws in the county jurisdiction
Provide mutual aid and assistance to
other law enforcement agencies as
requested and/or circumstances dictate
Conduct inspections of Kirinyaga County
installations to ensure the assets are
secure; collects and maintains evidence;
writes incident reports; responds and
testies in court as may be required.
Develop programmes and projects that
shall lead to disciplined law abiding
citizens
Facilitate prosecution and defense in
liaison with relevant state organs and
County Attorney

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KIRINYAGA


COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and
qualied persons to ll the following positions.
A.Job Title: ECDE Ofcers 5 Posts
Job Group M
Job Ref: KCPSB/ECDE/08/10/02/2015

A.Director of Persons With Disabilities 1 Post


Job Group: R
Job Ref: KCPSB/DPD/1/10/02/2015

Duties and Responsibilities

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable


Duties and Responsibilities.
To support the Department to implement its overall
strategic direction to maximize the quality and impact of
its programs and optimize the benets for children and
adults living with disability.
To lead the process of mainstreaming disability
assistance and promote a rights-based approach
to meeting the needs of children and adults living
with disability
Monitor and implement systems enabling effective
review, monitoring and evaluation of progress
made in the area of inclusion of people with
disability and give strategic direction on various
interventions.

The ECDE Ofcer shall be responsible to Director of


Education on all matters pertaining to ECDE and ChildDay-Care Services in the County. The ofcer at this level
may be deployed to coordinate ECDE activities in the
Sub-County or head a unit in the County Directorate of
Education. Duties and responsibilities at this level will
involve:
Supervise and oversee curriculum implementation
and delivery in ECDE and Child-Day-Care Centres.
Co-ordination of capacity building and co-curriculum
activities in ECDE and Child-Day-Care Centres.
Co-ordinate the county staff in the ECDE and ChildDay-Care Centres.
Liaise with both national and county government
entities on matter of service delivery in ECDE and
Child-Day-Care Services.
Enforcing the prescribed County licensing conditions,
directives and regulations of ECDE and Child-DayCare Centres.
Perform any other duties assigned by director from
time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this position, an ofcer must be:
(i)

A holder of Bachelor in Education (Early


Childhood Development/ Primary option) or its
equivalent qualications from a recognized
institution;
OR
Bachelor of Education with Diploma in Early
Childhood Development;
(ii) Served as an ECDE- Trainer/ DCECE-Ofcer/
Education-Field Ofcer/ Head of ECDE Centre for
a minimum period of (3) three years;
(iii) Demonstrated a thorough understanding of the
current trends in Basic Education and in
particular Early Childhood Development
Education in Kenya.
(iv) Those with Masters in relevant elds and
currently serving as ECDE teacher
trainers/Examiners in ECDE National
Examinations will have added advantage.

Requirements and Qualications.


Be a kenyan itizen
A person living with disabilities is an added
advantage
A holder of bachelor's degree in social science or
related eld. A masters degree is an added
advantage.
Knowledge of the emotional, physical and
behavioural needs of people with disabilities.
Have relevant knowledge and experience and a
distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years
in a senior position in the Public Ser-vice or
Private sector
Conversant with issues relating to persons living
with disabilities.
Demonstrated interest in supporting people with
disabilities to achieve their goals in the home and
the community.
Able to network with other organizations
nationally and internationally.
Have proposal writing skills.
Ability to work under minimum supervision
Excellent in writing and computer skills.
Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the
constitution.Ofcer for a minimum period of (5)
Five years;

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KIRINYAGA


COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and
qualied persons to ll the following positions.
A.Principal County Youth Polytechnic/vocational Education & Training Institute 5 posts
Job Group: M
Job Ref: KCPSB/PCYP/09/10/02/2015
Duties and Responsibilities
The ofcer at this level will be deployed to head
a County Polytechnic/ County Vocational
Education & Training. Duties and
responsibilities at this level will involve:
Coordinating overall management,
administration and development of the
Institute;
Overseeing the institutional implementation
of TVET policies and programmes in
accordance with the National/ County
policy and legal framework;
Coordinating infrastructure and
programmes development in the institution.
Overseeing and monitoring curriculum
implementation, Internal and external
examination and trainees industrial
attachments,
Coordinating preparation of recurrent and
development expenditures and ensuring
optimum utilization of resources in the
institution
Coordinating the management of both
teaching and non-teaching staff in the
institute.
Coordinate students admission and their
general welfare in the institution
Instructing in the areas of specialization.
Promotion of life skills and co-curriculum in
the institution.
Coordinating research and consultancy
activities in relevant technical areas;

Requirements for Appointment


For appointment to this grade, an ofcer must
have:
(I) served as a Deputy Principal/ Head of
Department in a TVET institution/
Manager in Youth Polytechnics/ Head of
Department or Chief Technical/ Youth
Polytechnic Ofcer for a minimum period
of (5) Five years;
(ii) Holder of Bachelor of Technology
Education
OR
Bachelor in Education (Physics, Chemistry,
Biology, Mathematics, Business,
Commerce and Home Economics) or its
equivalent qualications from a recognized
institution;
OR
Bachelor Degree in any of the following
disciplines: Engineering; Computer
Studies/science/ICT; Building and
Construction; Food Technology; Business;
Home economics/ hospitality; and any
other technical/ applied science and
technology disciplines and Diploma in
Education.
(iii) Demonstrated a thorough understanding
of the current trends in Technical,
Industrial, Vocational and
Entrepreneurship Training (TIVET),
administrative and professional
competence in the management of
technical institutions.
(iv) Registered with relevant regulatory body
(TSC, TVETA) as a teacher/ trainer.

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KIRINYAGA


COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
General Conditions for all Applicants:

Must be a Kenya citizen

That you already fullls expectations of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on
leadership and integrity

Those who had applied for positions marked Re-Advertisement need not re-apply

Terms and conditions of service for the advertised posts are permanent and pensionable

How to Apply
All applications should be sent by post quoting the job reference number on the subject of the
application and on the envelop. A photocopy of Natinal ID card should be Attched .
Applications can also be hand delivered to the County Governor's ofce Kirinyaga, at the
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County Public Service Board Ofce (Room No.18)on or before 25 February 2015.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity Cards and
Testimonials during the interview.
Successful candidates will be required to produce: Clearance Certicates from CID, HELB,
KRA, EACC, CRB and.
The Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with
Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons who meet the specied requirements are
encouraged to apply.
The Salary and benets attached to each post may be subject to review as would be advised by
Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
Terms of Service for all posts: Permanent and Pesionable with competitive salary as per
SRC guidelines.
Secretary
Kirinyaga County Public Service Board
P.O Box 260 - 10304
KUTUS