Friday, May 17, 2013

Meru County Jobs in Kenya - Re-Advertisement

Meru County
 
Office of the Governor
 
Vacancies
 
Re-Advertisement
 
The office of the Governor Meru County wishes to re-advertise for the following posts:
 
(A) County Executive Committee Members
 
(a) Tourism, Environment & Natural Resources
 
(b) Culture, Gender and Sports
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
(i) To supervise the administration and delivery of services in the respective departments of the county government and all decentralized units and agencies in the County.
 
(ii) Implement county legislation
 
(iii) Implement within the county, national legislation to the extent that the legislation so requires.
 
(iv) Manage and coordinate the functions of the county administration and its departments.
 
(v) Provide the county assembly with full and regular reports on matters relating to the county.
 
(vi) May advise the Governor on matters within his/her area of jurisdiction.
 
Requirements and Competencies
 
For appointment to this position, a person should:
 
(i) Be a Kenyan citizen
 
(ii) Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
 
(iii) Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
 
(iv) Have knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than five years.
 
(v) Understand the diversity, challenges and opportunities within the County
 
(vi) Not be a Public or State Officer
 
(vii) Be visionary and a strategic thinker
 
(viii) Have the ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-diversity.
 
(ix) Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
 
(x) Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve her vision.
 
NB: Masters Degree will be an added advantage.
 
(B) County Public Service Board

Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 provides for the staffing of County Governments. Further the County Government Act No.17 of 2012 section 57 provides for the establishment of the County Public Service board.
 
(1) Chairman
 
(2) Secretary
 
(3) Members (5)
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
(i) Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service
 
(ii) Appoint persons to hold or act in office of public County offices including the boards of urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments.
 
(iii) Exercise disciplinary control over and remove, persons holding or acting in those offices as provided for under this part.
 
(iv) Prepare regular reports for submission to the county assembly on the execution of the functions of the board.
 
(v) Promote in the county public service the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
 
(vi) Evaluate and report to the County Assembly on the extent to which the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 are complied with in the Public County Service.
 
(vii) Facilitate the development of coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments in the county.
 
(viii) Advise the county government on human resource management and development.
 
(ix) Advise county government on implementation and monitoring of the national performance management system in the county.
 
(x) Make recommendations to the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, on behalf of the County Government, on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for the County Public Service employees.
 
Requirements and Competencies
 
For appointment to this position, the person should:
 
(i) Be a Kenyan Citizen
 
(ii) Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
 
(iii) Have a working experience of not less than ten years in administration and management.
 
(iv) Have knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than five years for Members and Secretary and ten years for Chairman.
 
(v) Satisfy the requirement of chapter six of the constitution on leadership and integrity.
 
(vi) Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
 
(vii) Not be a Public or State officer
 
(viii) Understand the diversity within the County
 
(ix) Be visionary and a strategic thinker.
 
(x) Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
 
(xi) Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the county Government achieve her vision.
 
(xii) The Secretary should be a Certified Public Secretary of good professional standing.
 
NB: Masters Degree will be an added advantage.
 
How to Apply
 
(a) Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.
 
(b) All applications should be clearly marked "Application for position of County Executive Committee" or Application for position of chairman County Public Service Board or "Application for position of Secretary County Public Service Board" (as the case may be) on the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:-
 
1. Posted application should be addressed to:
 
The Interim County Secretary
Meru County
P.O. Box 120-60200
Meru
meru.county@yahoo.com
 
2. Manual application should be delivered to the 1st floor, Town Hall at the office of the Governor Meru County.
 
3. Those who had applied earlier need not apply.
 
4. The Application should reach the Interim County Secretary on or before 24th May 2013
 
5. Applicants for Executive Committee should indicate the department one is applying for.
 
Note:-
 
Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted.
 
Interested applicants are expected to get clearance from:
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate) of good conduct.
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
  • Higher Education Loans Board.
  • Kenya revenue Authority.
Applicants MUST submit copies of these clearance certificates with the application.
 
Remuneration will be commensurate with those published by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
 
Meru County is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and person with disabilities to apply.