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Applicants are invited to fill fifteen (15) posts for Chief Officers in the County Government of Nyandarua:

Applicants are invited to fill fifteen (15) posts for Chief Officers in the County Government of Nyandarua:

Terms of Service: Three (3) years contract
Grade : CPSB 03. The salary and benefits payable are as determined by Salaries and Remuneration Commission

1. CHIEF OFFICER: ECONOMIC PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Development Studies, Actuarial Sciences; Economics, Economic Planning, Statistics, Strategic Planning, Business Administration or in any other closely related field. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Have experience in Integrated Strategic Planning and project rationalization;
vi. Demonstrate thorough understanding of National and County development objectives;
vii. Be conversant with National and County Government Revenue Sources;
viii. Be conversant with laws relating to Economic Planning and Development; and
ix. Be conversant with Monitoring and Evaluation concept and implementation tools.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Management of Economic Planning Department;

ii. Setup and manage County Statistic Bureau;
iii. Devising strategies for sustained County Integrated Development Plan by,
a. Institutionalization of Public Participation in entire County Budgetary Cycle, and

b. Implementation of economic planning policies that would trigger County Double-Digit Economic Growth;

vi. Align County CIPD objectives with National Vision 2030; and
vii. Develop monitoring and evaluation assessment matrix for County programs and projects.

2. CHIEF OFFICER: FINANCE Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas:
Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Financial Management, Banking, Business Administration, Commerce, or any other closely related field. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Must be a holder of CPA (K) or its equivalent;
vi. Be conversant with National and County Government revenue sources;
vii. Be conversant with tax management;
viii. Be conversant with laws relating to Financial Management; and
ix. Have excellent skills in Computer operations and accounting packages and good understanding of the IFMIS environment.

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Management of Finance Department;
ii. Prepare County Budget, Financial Management and Accounting;
iii. Mobilization of County Revenue and Maximization of resources utilization;
iv. Inspire and sustain County Economic growth;

v. Institute Integrated Financial Management Systems so that all sectors of the County are updated regularly; and
vi. Be a Member of Building Plans approving team.

3. CHIEF OFFICER: EDUCATION, GENDER AFFAIRS, CULTURE AND SOCIAL SERVICES (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment
i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Education, Sociology, Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, and in any other closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Ability to identify and develop talents; and
vi. Knowledge in Gender and Cultural issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Institutionalize affirmative action in the County;

ii. Co-ordinate Pre-primary education, youth polytechnics, home craft centres and childcare facilities;

iii. Identify County Cultural resources to enhance cultural heritage;
iv. Implement County Alcohol and Beverages Control Act;
v. Inculcate Patriotism and National Unity right from ECDE;
vi. Promote family values;
vii. Design programmes that shall upgrade standards of Youth Polytechnics and Home Crafts to produce quality craftsmen;
viii. Design programmes and projects that shall nurture child development and particularly, ensure every child attends school to improve retention and transition to the next level;

ix. Develop strategies and programmes to provide better ECDE training and infrastructure, and reintroduce a school feeding programme to increase enrolment and health;

x. To set up libraries at Sub-county level to encourage a reading culture;

xi. Reinvigorate the diminishing influence of the elders within and beyond the County by forming a vetted Council of Elders;

xii. Establish income generating ventures run by youth, women or other interest groups;

xiii. Build a cultural and community multi-purpose hall in every Ward to promote culture, creative arts, traditions, and heritage;

xiv. Develop a policy framework to inculcate an industrious culture, which ensures every adult is engaged in income generating activities thus improving quality of life;

xv. Locate and characterize cultural resources (archaeological, paleontological, historical, cultural, and landmarks);
xvi. Promote linkages between National and County functions in this Sector;
xvii. Curb illicit brews and eliminate drug and substance abuse in cooperation with NACADA;
xviii. Control of drugs and pornography; and

xix. Inculcate culture change by for example implementing Article 10 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 to its fullest.

4. CHIEF OFFICER: YOUTH, SPORTS AND THE ARTS (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen aged 35 years and below;
ii. Have experience for at least five (5) years;
iii. Demonstrate Leadership and Financial Management Skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Sociology, Education, Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Physical Education, Psychology, Sociology, Counselling, or any other closely related area. A Master’s *9250Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Ability to identify and develop talents;
vi. Have knowledge, experience, and a distinguished career of not less than three (3) years in youth, sports and the arts field and should be aged between 25 and 35 years; and
vii. Ability to articulate Health Living culture.
Duties and Responsibilities

i. Manage sports and multi-purpose facilities in every Sub -County to promote creative arts, and preserve traditions and heritage;

ii. Implement designed policy on self-employment;

iii. Institutionalize Sports as an entrepreneurship and exercise activities to enhance Healthy Living;

iv. Benchmark with renown International Sports Associations and Academies for purposes of establishing and manage Talent Academy;

v. Establish high altitude athletic training academy in the County;

vi. Develop linkages between sports and tourism circuits to attract regional and international sportsmanship and generate incomes in the process;
vii. Mainstreaming youth development;

viii. Design programmes and projects for placing youth and middle aged groups into viable economic activities;
ix. Promote Nyandarua to become a place of choice for sporting tourism; and
x. Design strategies and programs using sporting activities as agents of unity and peace building.

5. CHIEF OFFICER: HEALTH SERVICES (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
vii. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Management, Accounting, Business Administration, Environmental Heath, Community Health and Nutrition or in a closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
viii. Ability to integrate health service delivery and planning to promote sustainable health care; and
ix. Ability to programme Civic Education in promotive and preventive health care that will profoundly reduce the cost of curative health in the long run.
Duties and Responsibilities

i. Manage County health and extension services;

ii. Create awareness and drive processes for Promotive and Preventive health care through linkages with other Departments;

iii. Licensing and control of undertaking that sell food to the public;
iv. Manage county ambulance services;
v. Create a Health Policy guided by needs assessment to provide targeted medical care;
vi. Design strategies to achieve health care to National and International Standards;
vii. Design sustainable Civic Education towards Healthy Living;

viii. Develop and implement a drug management system in hospitals up to dispensaries to track distribution and accountability;

ix. Create awareness and support enrolment into the NHIF scheme by all County residents with a subsidised health care program for the aged and the vulnerable;
x. Ensure retention of qualified medical practitioners in all health facilities within the County;
xi. Provide needy communities with rehabilitation services;
xii. Ensure adequate provision of medical supplies and diagnostic equipment;
xiii. Manage public cemeteries, funeral parlours, and crematoria; and
xiv. Be a Member of Building Plans approving team.

6. CHIEF OFFICER: TRANSPORT AND ENERGY (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Logistics, or any other closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Have a working understanding of structural design, construction, and maintenance requirements for buildings and other civil works.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Develop strategies to manage County transport systems including county roads, street light, traffic and parking, provide and maintain roads furniture, and public road transport;
ii. Construct and maintain County roads;

iii. Explore the possibility of the county to facilitate generation of green energy e.g. hydro, solar and wind;

iv. Develop strategies to produce energy from solid waste e.g. biogas, briquettes from solid wastes such as agricultural and forestry wastes;
v. Liaise with agencies that deal with electricity and gas reticulation and energy regulations;

vi. Develop Nyandarua Transport Infrastructure Master Plan covering roads, rail and air connectivity;
vii. Implement where applicable, Rules and Regulations in the Traffic; Act;

viii. Be responsible for fleet management of County Government vehicles, plant, and equipment;

ix. Mobilizing financial resources for County-specific energy projects;

x. Implementation of County specific policies on electricity and renewable energy;
xi. Implementation of policies on road works, transportation, non motorized transport, quality standards, construction materials, and mechanical repair services;

xii. Develop policies and strategies for involving the youth and vulnerable middle-aged groups as major contractors in minor roads and public works;

xiii. Promote holistic approach for involving farmers and land owners in planning road network, including drainage systems;

xiv. Open landlocked areas e.g. Geta and Githioro Wards and reclaim all encroached road reserves; and

xv. Be a Member of Building Plans approving team.

7. CHIEF OFFICER: PUBLIC WORKS (1) POST
Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Quantity Surveyor, Construction Engineering, Architecture Engineering, or any other closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Understands structural design, construction and maintenance requirements for buildings and other civil works.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Implementation of policies and guidelines in the provision of construction and maintenance of all public works in the County;

ii. Implementation of policies in construction of government buildings;

iii. Supervise construction works for government buildings;

iv. Implementation of policies and guidelines in the maintenance and rehabilitation of government buildings and storm water management systems in built up areas;

v. Develop policies and strategies for involving the youth and vulnerable middle-aged groups as major contractors in minor roads and public works;

vi. Oversee timely construction of County public utilities to conform to relevant Regulations and Standards;

vii. Implementation of policies and guidelines in the provision of mechanical and electrical building services for government buildings in the County; and

viii. Be a Member of Building Plans approving team.

8. CHIEF OFFICER: PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND ICT (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Arts, Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Strategic Management, Community Development, Political Science, Linguistics, Law or in any other closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities

i. Develop and implement transformative strategies within the Public Administration;

ii. Enhance Capacity Building in the County Public Service
iii. Develop strategies for in-service staff training for skills up-grading;
iv. Formulate and implement County Policies to manage and improve service delivery in all the Sub-County Administration Units including Enforcement Unit;

v. Work with stakeholders to facilitate availability of necessary ICT infrastructure that include Fibre Optic, VIRSAT, WAN, etc;

vi. Digitize, automate, and maintain equipment for delivery of essential services of the County such as revenue collection, licensing, planning and development, to name a few;
vii. Coordinate interdepartmental and county ICT services;

viii. Provision of firefighting service and disaster management;

ix. Coordinate civic education and public participation; and

x. Prepare periodic reports and linkages with the Office of the County Secretary.

9. CHIEF OFFICER: LANDS, HOUSING AND PHYSICAL PLANNING (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in either Land Economics or Physical Planning, or in any other closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Ability to optimize utilization of land as a scarce resource; and
vi. Ability to develop County Townships to be Nodal Economic Growth Centres.

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Oversee survey and registration of all public purpose utilities;

ii. Fast-track titling of public and private land and recovery of illegally acquired land;

iii. Ensure increased housing stock through Public Private Partnership;

iv. Prepare Land Use Master Plan Zoning for the County;

v. Facilitate Best Practice in Design of Buildings and enforce relevant Legislation (Building Code, Physical Planning, etc);

vi. Design programs and projects that will ensure sustainable and economical utilization of idle land;

vii. Overseeing the implementation of the National Building Regulations;

viii. Implementation of real estate management policies and strategies;

ix. Prepare and maintain plans of property boundaries and fencing in support of land registration;

x. Implementation of social and physical infrastructure policies and strategies for housing and undertaking the County housing surveys and statistics;

xi. Oversee land surveying and mapping;

xii. Undertake Urban and Regional Planning;

xiii. Work with other Departments in preparation of Environmental and Development Plans; and

xiv. Be a Member of Building Plans approving team.

10. CHIEF OFFICER: AGRICULTURE (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, General Agriculture, Horticulture, or any other closely related area;
v. Ability to integrate this sector’s planning activities with the others in the County for maximization of food security, value chain, marketing and Healthy Living. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
vi. Proven ability to apply systems approach in Agricultural Production.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Promote integrated holistic Research and Extension Service that addresses Crop Production, Value Addition (agro processing), and Marketing, so as to move farmers from subsistence to commercial farming;

ii. Design programs that shall make Crop Husbandry a sustainable economic activity of choice and major employment and income generating sector;

iii. Inculcate change management such that the youth and unemployed middle aged citizens can take up farming as a viable economic activity;

iv. Design programmes and projects that will ensure sustainable and economical utilization of idle land;

v. Establish cold storage, warehousing, and drying silos to cater for seasonality, regulate demand and supply of the farm produce and protect farmers from seasonal price fluctuations;

vi. Establish benchmarked quality control, weights and measures to standardize packaging of local produce;

vii. Enhance contracted farming with guaranteed markets and use mechanization starting with County tractor hire services that will charge for farm operation services at cost;

viii. Introduce high value crops to complement existing food crops;

ix. Enhance access to farm inputs and subsidized services like fertilizer, high breed seeds, soil testing;

x. Advise farmers on best practices in crop protection;

xi. Diversify farming through collaboration with research institutions such as KEPHIS to commercialize new and adapted crop breed;

xii. Encourage tillage practices that enhance soil and water conservation and environment protection in accordance with county and national government policies;

xiii. Encourage innovative crop production technologies such as green house and hydroponic;

xiv. Give advisory on crop zoning in the county in accordance with comparative advantage;

xv. Link with National Agricultural Research Stations; and

xvi. All in all, develop strategies to ensure sustained food security and excess for export.

11. CHIEF OFFICER: LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Animal Production, Agricultural Economics, Veterinary Sciences, General Agriculture, or any other closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Ability to integrate this sector’s planning activities with the others in the County for maximization of food security, value chain, marketing and Healthy Living. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
vi. Proven ability to apply systems approach in Agricultural Production including crop production, livestock production, apiculture and aquaculture.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Increase Dairy Production through implementation of livestock husbandry and reproductive services including Artificial Insemination;

ii. Improve Livestock Health through disease surveillance and control in collaboration with relevant departments;

iii. Coordination of primary animal health care, including vaccination campaigns, veterinary services, animal control welfare which include licensing of dogs, facilities for the accommodation, care and burial of animals;

v. Implement County livestock programmes and projects;
vi. Implementation of National and County policies on fisheries development;

vii. Provision of extension services in animal husbandry, fisheries and bee keeping;

viii. Enforcement of compliance with regulations and standards on fish quality;

ix. Ensure animal disease control, veterinary services, animal restrictive movement (movement permits) and animal welfare;

x. Development and management of livestock holding grounds, livestock sale yards, quarantine fields, and abattoirs in the County; and

xi. Link with National Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Apiculture and Veterinary research stations.

12. CHIEF OFFICER: WATER AND ENVIRONMENT (1) POST Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Environmental Engineering, Bio Systems and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Planning and Management, Civil Engineering, Biodiversity, Hydrology, or any other closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Ability to integrate Soil and Water Conservation, Water Treatment and Supply, and Environmental Management; and
vi. Ability to design environmental conservation Action Plans for Nyandarua County which is already a National Gazetted Catchment Area.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Design and implement projects for establishment of water treatment facilities for water collected in dams or other open water harvesting systems;

ii. Coordinate large scale water banks that beef up water reserves for the County use and as commodity revenue earner through sale to other Counties;

iii. Improve existing water harvesting systems e.g. de-silting, protecting, and expanding dams, etc;

iv. Devise ways and means of encouraging domestic water harvesting;

v. Develop sources of water and distribution systems for irrigation;

vi. Coordinate implementation of water rules, regulations and water dispute resolution mechanisms from the national water agencies in the county;

vii. Develop a Water and Sewerage Master Plan for the County;

viii. Provide leadership in ensuring provision of water and sanitation services;

ix. Develop a reliable water, sewerage and waste water systems for all urban areas;

x. Liaise with national water agencies for funding to conserve the water towers and entire county which is a gazetted catchment area;

xi. Promote enforcement of Environmental Policies for sustainable development;

xii. Take the lead role in integrating environmental planning and development with the other departments and developers;

xiii. Undertake action plans that shall ensure clean environment for communities in Nyandarua by controlling air pollution, noise pollution, other nuisances, and outdoor advertisements;

xiv. Intensify strategies of access to clean water according to the National and International Standards;

xv. Ensure all major developments in the County undergo NEMA approved Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact Assessment; and
xvi. Manage solid and liquid waste disposal.

13. CHIEF OFFICER: TOURISM AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Tourism, Marketing, Sociology, Financial Management, Economics, Business Administration, or any other closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Understands and has hands-on experience in the dynamics of tourism and hospitality industry.
Duties and Responsibilities

i. Develop and implement County tourism development plans, programmes and projects;

ii. Develop integrated tourism models of partnerships between County Government and other interested stakeholders, especially in modern hotels and recreation facilities;

iii. Develop programmes for attracting tourism investments in the County;

iv. Promote enforcement of legislations and policies for increasing tree cover and sustainable exploitation of natural resources;

v. Apply Systems approach to design well-knit inter-relationships between this sector and the rest of the County sectors to achieve overall sustainable development;

vi. Develop strategies to reduce usage of firewood, charcoal, and hydrocarbons for cooking and lighting (currently at 76%) to green energy;

vii. Developing Lake Ol Bollosat as an important economic tourist attraction site and also exploitation of natural resources therein;

viii. Solicit public-private partnership arrangements on existing tourist sites such as Aberdares Moorland, Karuru Falls, Happy Valley, etc; and

ix. Take a lead role in developing Action Plans that shall ensure Nyandarua attains at least 10% forest cover

14. CHIEF OFFICER: TRADE AND INDUSTRIALIZATION (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Marketing, Business Administration, Financial Management, Economics, Sociology, Banking, Entrepreneurship, or any other closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Ability to integrate sectoral planning to promote enterprise development.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Take a lead role in developing strategies to encourage County, National and International investors to set up industries in Nyandarua;

ii. Develop integrated industrial models of partnerships between County Government and other interested stakeholders;

iii. Manage County Trade Fund to assist small scale industries;

iv. Help the County to develop advisory production policies and operations so that the industries can be viable;
v. Coordinate trade fares, investment conferences, and exchange programs in commerce, trade and industries, and co-host a vibrant Nyandarua Annual Show;
vi. Work closely with existing institutions which promote industrialization in Kenya;
vii. Establish local markets to encourage trade in local products and services and explore avenues for export;

vii. Design programmes and projects that shall trigger maximum utilization of untapped resources for accelerated economic growth;

viii. Promote entrepreneurship culture so as to enhance self-employment and income generation;

ix. Upscale Value Chain of County Produce;

x. Encourage Agro-processing and value addition to drive industrialization and manufacturing sectors using appropriate technology;

xi. Develop policies and programmes for establishment of cottage industries;

xii. Provide modalities for talent identification, innovation, incubation, and training services for Small and Medium Enterprises and setting up Small and Medium Enterprise Departments in retail and manufacturing enterprises;

xiii. Coordinate establishment of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and Industrial Parks focusing on manufacturing in partnership with KENIVEST, KAM, ICDC, KIE, Export Promotion Council and investors;

xiv. Accomplish expected targets in production of goods and services in this sector;

xv. Advise the County Government on Trade Barriers for purposes of legislation if need be; and

xvi. Inspection of Weights and Measures used by traders.

15. CHIEF OFFICER: CO-OPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT (1) POST

Requirements for Appointment

i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have experience for at least fifteen (15) years of which five (5) years should be in a senior position in the Public or Private Sector;
iii. Demonstrate leadership and financial Management skills;
iv. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Cooperative Development, Business Administration, Trade and Development, Economics, Commerce, Banking, Accounting, or any other closely related area. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
v. Ability to integrate sectoral planning to promote cooperatives development;

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Implement cooperative policies, standards and regulations;

ii. Implement strategies for promotion of cooperative movement;

iii. Promote value addition, processing and marketing in co-operatives;

iv. Promotion of co-operative savings and financing;

v. Design initiatives (revive failed cooperatives, register new ones, and strengthen existing ones) to upscale viable Co-operative Societies Movements in the County;

vi. Promote entrepreneurship culture so as to enhance self-employment and income generation; and

vii. Expand the market base of Co-Operative Movement in Nyandarua to National and International Markets.

How to apply;

i. Candidates should download the Application for Employment Form from the website: www.nyandaruacpsb.go.ke
ii. Completed application forms should be sent to:

The Board Secretary
County Public Service Board
P.O Box 38 – 20303
Ol’ Kalou

so as to reach the Board on or before 11th November, 2019.

iii. Applications may also be hand delivered to the County Public Service Board Offices located at Data House, 2nd Floor, Ol’ Kalou Town.
iv. Applicants should submit detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or passport, testimonials, Clearance Certificates in compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution and other relevant supporting documents
Nyandarua County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Youth, physically challenged, minority and marginalized persons are encouraged to apply.

RE – ADVERTISEMENT

The County Government of Nyandarua has re-advertised various vacancies and wishes to recruit competent and qualified Individuals to fill vacant positions as stated below:

Advert No. 01/2019: VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT MEMBER – COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD JG ‘R’ ONE (1) POST

REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCES

– Be a Kenyan Citizen
– Be a holder of at least a first degree from a recognized University (Master’s degree in Human Resource Management / Business Administration / Public Administration will be an added advantage).
– Have knowledge and work experience of not less than five (5) years in Human Resource Management and Administration;
– Satisfies the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity;
– Understand the diversity of the County;
– Be a visionary and strategic thinker;
– Must not be a State or Public Officer;
– Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
– Be committed to be part of a team that enables the County Government to achieve its goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Establishing and abolishing offices in the County Public Service Board;
ii. Appointing persons to hold or act in offices in the County Public Service;
iii. Exercising disciplinary control over persons holding or acting in the County Government;
iv. Preparing regular reports for submission to the County Assembly on the exercise of functions of the Board;
v. Advising the County Government on implementation and monitoring of the Performance Management System in the County;
vi. Development and operationalization to the County code of conduct and ethics;
vii. Make recommendations to the SRC ( on behalf of the County Government) on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for the County Public Service;
viii. Approve all policies, procedures and reports on the County Public Service;
ix. Advertise vacant post, shortlist and interview, select and appoint successful candidate;
x. Undertake research, formulate and develop human resource policies and dissemination of the same to the County Government employees for adoption and implementation;
xi. Observe good corporate governance principles in public service;
xii. Ensure delivery of quality service to the citizens; and
xiii. Promote public service values and principles In the County Government;

Remuneration: Will be as provided for by SRC.
Terms of Service: Contract

Advert No. 02/2019: MEMBER, OL’KALOU MUNICIPAL BOARD (1 POST) RE- ADVERTISEMENT

Requirements:
a) Be a holder of a Diploma from a recognized institution in Kenya;
b) Hold a post qualification professional experience for at least five (5) years;
c) A distinguished career in a Medium Level Management position in the public or private sectors;

d) Be a resident or have a permanent dwelling within the Municipality;
e) Has a business within the Municipality or has lived in the Municipality for at least five (5) years.

Duties and Responsibilities

a) Exercise Executive authority as delegated by the County Government of Nyandarua;
b) Ensure provision of service to its residents;
c) Promote Constitutional Values and Principles;
d) Ensure the implementation and compliance with policies formulated by both National and County Government;
e) Formulate by-laws;
f) Ensure participation of the residents in decision making, its activities and programmes in accordance to the second schedule of Urban Areas and Cities Act 2011;
g) Impose such fees, levies and charges as may be authorized by the County Government for delivery of services by the Municipality; and
h) Exercise such other powers as may be delegated by the County Government of Nyandarua.

Remuneration: Will be as provided for by SRC.
Terms of Service: Contract

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must indicate which position he/she are applying for. They should also attach photocopies of the following documents:
i) National Identity card or passport;
ii) Academic, professional certificates and testimonials;
iii) Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Directorate of Criminal Investigation, Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Report, Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) Compliance Certificate
iv) Any other relevant supporting documents.
Youth, Persons with disability and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply, if they meet the requirements. or
Any direct or indirect canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. All applications should reach the under-signed on or
before 5th September, 2019.

The County Secretary and Head of Public Service
County Government of Nyandarua,
P.O. Box 701- 20303,
Ol’ Kalou, Kenya.

VACANCIES

The office of the Governor Nyandarua County wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions in the Nyandarua County Public Service Board (further information also availa-ble on www.nyandarua.go.ke) .

1. CHAIRPERSON NYANDARUA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD (1POST)

Duties and Responsibilities

(i) Chairing meetings of the Board.
(ii) Facilitating the development of coherent integrated human resource plans.
(iii) Advising on human resource management and development.
(iv) Advising on implementation and monitoring of the national performance management sys-tem in the County.
(v) Preparing regular reports on how the Board executes its functions and submit them to the County Assembly and the Governor.
(vi) Maintaining effective collaboration and partnerships with the relevant organs of the National and County Government.
(vii) Implementation and monitoring of the performance contracting and management system within the County.
(viii) Promote in the County Public Service principles referred to in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya,2010

Qualifications for Appointment

For appointment as the Chairperson, the applicant must:

(i) Be a Kenyan Citizen.
(ii) Be a holder of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya (A Master’s degree will be an added advantage)
(iii) Have knowledge and working experience of not less than ten (10) years.
(iv) Professional competence and managerial capabilities;
(v) Have clear understanding of national goals, values and principals of governance.
(vi) Meets the requirements of Leadership and Integrity in Chapter Six of the Constitution.
(vii) Should not be a State or Public Officer.
(viii) Should be a visionary and a strategic thinker.
(ix) Should have ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
(x) Should demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, communication skills,
fairness, good judgment and commitment to public service.

Tenure for Appointment: Six (6) year non-renewable contract.

Terms of Service: Full-time. Remuneration and benefits will be as set out by Salaries and
Remuneration Commission (SRC).

2. SECRETARY, TO THE NYANDARUA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD (1POST)

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Preparing and circulating minutes and agenda of the board meetings.
ii. Developing annual work plan for the Board with the guidance of the Chairperson.
iii. Conveying the decisions of the Board
iv. Providing guidance and advise to the secretariat on matters of ethics and good governance
v. Day to day administration of the secretariat and welfare of Board staff.
vi. Perform any other duty as assigned by the Board.

Qualifications for Appointment

For appointment as the Secretary, the applicant must:

(i) Be a Kenyan Citizen.
(ii) Be a holder of first degree from a University recognized in Kenya (A Master’s degree will be an added advantage)
(iii) Satisfies the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution on Leadership and Integrity
(iv) Should have knowledge and working experience of not less than five (5) years.
(v) Should be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
(vi) Should be a Certified Public Secretary of good professional standing.
(vii) Should not hold any other state or public office.

Tenure of Appointment: Six (6) year non-renewable contract.

Terms of Service: Full-time. Remuneration and benefits will be as set out by Salaries and
Remuneration Commission (SRC).

3. MEMBERS TO THE NYANDARUA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD (5 POSTS)

Duties and Responsibilities

(i) Establishing and abolishing offices in the County Public Service Board
(ii) Appointing persons to hold or act in offices in the County Public Service.
(iii) Exercising disciplinary control over persons holding or acting in the County Government
(iv) Preparing regular reports for admission to the County Assembly on the exercise of functions of the Board.
(v) Advising the County Government on implementation and monitoring of the National
Performance Management system in the County.
(vi) Development and operationalization the County code of conduct and ethics.
(vii) Make recommendations to the SRC (on behalf of the County Government) on the
remuneration, pensions and gratuities for County Public Service.
(viii) Approve all policies, procedures and reports on public service.
(ix) Advertise vacant posts, shortlist and interview, select and appoint successful candidates
(x) Undertake research, formulate and develop human resource policies and dissemination of the same to the County Government employees for adoption and implementation.
(xi) Observe good corporate governance principles in public service.
(xii) Ensure delivery of quality service to the citizens.
(xiii) Promote public service values and principles in the County Government.

Qualifications for Appointment

For appointment as a Member, the applicant must:

(i) Be a Kenyan Citizen.
(ii) Be a holder of atleast a first degree from a recognized University in Kenya (A Master’s
degree will be an added advantage).
(iii) Have knowledge and work experience of not less than five (5) years.
(iv) Demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, communication, skills, fairness, good temperatures, good judgment and commitment to public service.
(v) Understand diversity within the County.
(vi) Demonstrate professional competence and managerial capabilities.
(vii) Have a clear understanding of National goals, values and principles of governance.
(viii) Meet the requirements of Leadership and Integrity in Chapter Six of the Constitution
(ix) Satisfies the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
(x) Should not be a State or Public Officer.
(xi) Has capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.

Tenure of Appointment: Six (6) year non-renewable contract.)

Terms of Service: Full-time. Remuneration and benefits will be as set out by Salaries and
Remuneration Commission (SRC).

How to Apply

Applicants must indicate which position he/she they are applying for. They should also attach
photocopies of the following documents:

i. National identity card or passport;
ii. Academic, professional certificates and testimonials;
iii. Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Criminal
Investigation Department (CID), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
iv. Any other relevant supporting documents.

Copies of the clearance certificates must be attached to the application forms.

Women, persons with disability and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply. Any direct or indirect canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. All applications should reach the under-signed on or before 15th February, 2019.

The County Secretary and Head of Public Service
County Government of Nyandarua,
P.O. Box 701-20303,
Ol’ Kalou, Kenya.

ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE JOB OF PRE-PRIMARY (ECDE) TEACHERS

Applications are invited for two hundred (200) Early Child Development Education teachers in the Department of Education, Gender Affairs, Culture, and Social Services in the County Government of Nyandarua. The terms of employment are on ‘Top Up Basis’.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Teach children in Pre-primary school (ECDE);
2. Implement the prescribed pre-primary curriculum;
3. Develop age-appropriate teaching and learning material;
4. Prepare and maintain professional and administrative records;
5. Plan play and exercise activities for Pre-primary children;
6. Interpret the Pre-primary policies to the parents;
7. Advise parents/guardians on the children’s progress and development;
8. Ensure safety and health of pre-primary children; and
9. Be the link between the children and the parents, and between the school and the County Government.

Requirements for appointment:

(i) Must be a Kenya citizen and a resident of Nyandarua;
(ii) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D (plain) or KCE Division IV;
(iii) Certificate in Early Child Development Education offered by KNEC/Ministry of Education or its approved equivalent;
(iv) Those with Diplomas and Degrees in ECDE shall also be considered;
(v) Have at least two (2) years ECDE teaching experience;
(vi) Be conversant with Pre-primary syllabus and curriculum delivery;
(vii) Have ability and experience of dealing with children below 8 years old;
(viii) Have adequate knowledge on growth monitoring and evaluation;
(ix) Ability to communicate with all stakeholders in ECDE; and
(x) Innovative, creative, and inspiring with personal dedication to improve ECDE.

The terms of employment is on “Top up basis” at Ksh 10,000/- per month.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

It is mandatory for all applicants to attach copies of the following documents:

1. National Identity Card;
2. Academic Certificates (from Primary to the highest level attained), Professional Certificates, and Curriculum Vitae that includes three referees;
3. Documents required per the Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya:
a) Certificate of Good Conduct (Directorate of Criminal Investigation),
b) Tax Clearance Certificate from KRA,
c) Credit Reference Bureau Certificate,
d) Clearance Certificate from HELB, and
e) Registration Form from Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission.
4. Indicate by evidence the ECDE School you are currently teaching and the resident Ward.

To apply, send by post or hand-deliver your application to the Office below so as to reach latest at 5:00 pm on Friday, 1st February, 2019. Email applications and those received after the said closing date shall not be considered.

The Secretary
Nyandarua County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 38-20303,
OL”KALOU

Nyandarua County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Youth, Physically Challenged, Minority, and Marginalized persons are encouraged to apply.

ADVERTISEMENT FOR VACANT POSTS IN THE DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH SERVICES
AND THE COUNTY ATTORNEY

Applications are hereby invited from qualified candidates to fill the following posts:

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES:

1. MEDICAL OFFICERS JOB GROUP ‘M’ (6 POSTS)

Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Diagnose, care and treat clients;
2. Perform medical and surgical procedures;
3. Prepare and respond to emergencies and disasters;
4. Participate in management of medicines, medical instruments and equipment;
5. Provide health education; and
6. Teach and coach medical students.

The requirements are:
i. Bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery degree from an institution recognized by MP&DB;
ii. Successfully undertook one year internship;
iii. Be registered by MB&DB;
iv. Valid practicing license and letter of good standing from the Board; and
v. Be computer literate.

2. PHARMACIST JOB GROUP ‘M’ (1 post)

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Coordinate delivery of pharmaceutical services, for both inpatient and outpatient;
2. Management of patients/clients requiring specialized pharmaceutical services;
3. Supervision of pharmaceutical technologists and support staff deployed in the pharmacy department;
4. Conduct routine trainings to brief clinicians on updates related to pharmaceutical products and information;
5. Coordinate pharma-covigillance activities and ensure patient safety is guaranteed; and
6. Any other related duties as may be assigned.

The requirements are:

i. Holder of Bachelor of Pharmacy degree;
ii. Valid practicing license and a letter of Good Standing from the Pharmacy and Poisons board;
iii. Successfully undertook one year of internship;
iv. A certificate in health commodity management is an added advantage; and
v. Be computer literate.

3. KENYA REGISTERED COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE III – JOB GROUP ‘H’ (20 POSTS)

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Assessing patients and clients and establish health care needs;
2. Planning and implementing nursing care interventions based on patients’ needs;
3. Providing appropriate health care services, immunization, antenatal care, delivery, and appropriate referral;
4. Evaluation of health care outcomes;
5. Management of patient records and data;
6. Other roles as might be assigned by supervisors; and
7. Implementing community health activities in liaison with other health care workers.

The requirements are:

i. Diploma in KRCHN;
ii. Must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
iii. Must have a valid practicing license and letter of good standing from the Nursing Council of Kenya; and
iv. Be computer literate.

4. REGISTERED CLINICAL OFFICER III – JOB GROUP ‘H’ (5 POSTS)

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Taking appropriate patient history, examining, diagnosing and treating patients in both inpatient and outpatients setting;
2. Implementing community health activities in liaison with other health care workers;
3. Guiding and counseling patients on preventive and promotive health issues;
4. Conducting minor procedures consistent with training and skills;
5. Collecting, compilation of patient clinical data; and
6. Managing patient referral for advanced diagnosis as appropriate.

The requirements are:

i. Diploma in Clinical Medicine and surgery or Clinical Medicine and Community Health from a recognized institution;
ii. Certificate of Registration by Clinical Officers Council;
iii. Valid practice license and letter of Good Standing from Clinical Officers Council; and
iv. Be computer literate.

5. PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST III – JOB GROUP ‘H’ – (2 POSTS)

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Prescription processing in health care facilities.
2. Medication counseling to patients.
3. Inventory management of health products.
4. Carry out commodity management roles including; quantification, ordering, receipt and rationalization of commodities.
5. Any other roles as may be assigned.

The requirements are:

i. Diploma in pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
ii. Must be registered by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
iii. Experience in Hospital Pharmacy may be an added advantage; and
iv. Be computer literate.

6. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST III – JOB GROUP ‘H’ – (3 POSTS)

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Receiving and scrutinizing laboratory requisition forms/specimens;
2. Preparation for clients for specimen collection;
3. Processing of the specimen;
4. Preparation and submission of patient laboratory reports for clinical management; and
5. Carry out any other routine laboratory procedures.

The requirements are:

i. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from an institution recognized by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board;
ii. Must be registered by Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board;
iii. Valid practicing license and letter of good standing from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board; and
iv. Be computer literate.

7. COMMUNITY ORAL HEALTH OFFICER JOB GROUP ‘H’ – (2 POSTS)

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Participate in all health demonstrations;
2. Do exhibitions and give lectures to community and schools;
3. Diagnose and treat common dental conditions; and
4. Reduce simple fractures of jaws and extraction.

The requirements are:

i. Diploma in community oral health from Kenya Medical Training College or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
ii. Be computer literate.

8. ORTHOPAEDIC & TRAUMA TECHNICIAN (PLASTER TECHNICIAN) JOB GROUP ‘G’ – (1 POST)

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Manipulate and reduce fractures and dislocations;
2. Fix and remove casts and bandages to and from patients;
3. Correct congenital talipes;
4. Participate in management of minor orthopaedic and trauma cases; and
5. Counsel patients/clients on orthopaedic issues.

The requirements are:
i. Certificate in either orthopaedic plaster and trauma technology or orthopaedic plaster technology; and
ii. Be computer literate.

9. NUTRITION AND DIETETICS TECHNOLOGIST III JOB GROUP ‘H’ – (1 POST)

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Conducting nutrition assessments;
2. Collecting and compiling nutrition data;
3. Providing nutrition health education and demonstrations;
4. Counseling of patients with specific nutritional needs;
5. Monitoring preparation of therapeutic feeds; and
6. Implementing outpatient and inpatient supplementary and therapeutic feeding programmes.

The requirements are:

i. Diploma in community nutrition, clinical nutrition, or nutrition and dietetics from a recognized institution;
ii. Registered by the Council of the Institute of Nutrition and Dietetics; and
iii. Be computer literate.

10. DENTAL TECHNOLOGIST III JOB GROUP ‘H’ – (1 POST)

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Provide supportive clinical dentistry services;
2. Design and construction of prosthesis and appliance to restore lost teeth and tissue;
3. Conduct dental clinic including attending to dental patients in outpatient section;
4. Make mouth guards used by those with bruxism problems; and
5. Make obturators and prosthesis used by people with cleft palate.

The requirements are:

i. Diploma in Dental Technology;
ii. Registered with Kenya Dental Technologist Association;
iii. Valid practicing license and letter of good standing from the Kenya Dental Technologists Association; and
iv. Be computer literate.

DEPARTMENT OF COUNTY ATTORNEY:

1. DEPUTY COUNTY ATTORNEY (1 POST)

Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Deputise the County Attorney;
2. Policing on administration of justice and rule of law;
3. Coordinate Legal Policy formulation and management;
4. Offer legal aid to the Departments and Divisions;
5. Shall coordinate integrity and ethics issues at the County and shall, in performance of this duty liaise with the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission and other related agencies;
6. Shall implement Constitutional, legislative, and regulatory requirements;
7. Drafting of legislative proposals for the County Government and it’s entities therein;
8. Attend to matters related to legal profession such as contracts, memorandum of understanding, treaties, and compliance to the law in general;
9. Work closely with other agencies such as the County Assembly, National Government, Kenya Law Reform Commission, Government Printer, etc; and
10. Any other duties that may be allocated by the County Attorney from time to time.

Minimum requirements are:
i. Be a holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
ii. Holds a Diploma from the Kenya School of Law and admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
iii. Has practiced for not less than three years since admission;
iv. Valid practicing license and letter of good standing from Law Society of Kenya;
v. Be conversant with the laws applicable in Kenya and the spirit of their application;
vi. Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
vii. Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; and
viii. Have capacity to work diligently and meet strict deadlines.
The appointment of the Deputy County Attorney is subject to vetting and approval by the County Assembly of Nyandarua.

Terms of Service: Six year’s contract, renewable once.
Salary and benefits: As prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)

GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR ALL APPLICANTS:

1. Must be a Kenya citizen; and
2. Fulfils expectations of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity.

Apply for the job and must attach photocopies of the following documents in support of your application:
i. National Identity Card;
ii. Academic Certificates (from Primary to the highest level attained), Professional Certificates and Curriculum Vitae that includes three referees;
iii. Clearance Certificate from the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission;
iv. Certificate of Good Conduct Directorate of Criminal Investigation);
v. Tax Clearance Certificate from KRA;
vi. Credit Reference Bureau Certificate; and
vii. Clearance Certificate from HELB.

NB: Salary and other benefits are as prescribed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
Terms and conditions of employment will be communicated upon appointment.

If qualified, post or hand-deliver your application to reach the undersigned on or before Monday, 31st December, 2018 by latest 5:00pm

The Secretary,
Nyandarua County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 38-20303,
OL’KALOU.

Nyandarua County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Physically Challenged, Women, Youth, Minority, and Marginalized Persons are encouraged to apply.

VACANCIES

Pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of Kenya under Article 176 and the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012 Sections 35, 36 and 45, the Office of the Governor wishes to consider applications from highly qualified, results oriented and self motivated Kenyan Citizens for appointment to the following vacant positions:

1. COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER, HEALTH SERVICES (1 POST)

a) Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities are as prescribed in The Constitution of Kenya, 2010 Article 183 and the County Government Act, No 17 of 2012 Section 36. In general, the office holder will:
a) Supervise the administration and delivery of services in the Department of Health Services;
b) Implement County Legislation;
c) Implement within the County, National Legislation to the extent that the legislation so requires;
d) Manage and coordinate the functions of the Department of Health Services;
e) Provide the County Assembly with full and regular reports on matters relating to the Department;
f) Advise H.E the Governor on matters within the Department;
g) Participate in the implementation of the County Integrated Development Plan II (CIDP II); and
h) Undertake any other duties as assigned by the Constitution, National and County Legislation or H.E the Governor;

b) Minimum Requirements are:

i. Be a Kenyan Citizen;
ii. Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
iii. Possession of a Masters Degree will be an added advantage;
iv. Have knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than five years relevant to the portfolio of the Department of Health Services;
v. Shall not hold any other State or Public office;
vi. Demonstrates a thorough understanding and commitment to the National Values and Principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
vii. Understand the diversity, challenges and opportunities within Nyandarua County;
viii. Letter of Good Standing if registered with a professional body;
ix. Proficiency in Computer Applications;
x. Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and relevant Devolution laws;
xi. Have the capacity to work diligently and meet strict deadlines; and
xii. Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve its vision.
Terms of Service: Contract
Salary: as prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)

2. COUNTY ATTORNEY (ONE POST):

a) Duties and Responsibilities
a) Drafting and publication of legislative proposals for the County Government of Nyandarua and its entities therein;
b) Negotiating, drafting, vetting and interpreting local and international treaties for and on behalf of the County Government and it’s entities therein;
c) Represent the County Government in court in all legal proceedings arising from County legislation or any other legislation to which the County Government is a party or has interest (Other than criminal proceedings);
d) Handle public litigation and represent any member of the public when necessary;
e) In Conjunction with the Director of Public Prosecutions, prosecute offenses resulting from County legislation, National legislation, International Law, Human Rights, Consumer Protection and Legal aid;
f) Shall be the link between the County Government, other County Governments and the National Government on legal matters and shall do so in liaison with the Office of the Council of Governors and the Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya;
g) Shall, in conjunction with the Commission of Administrative Justice, be the Ombudsman’s representative and shall, in that regard, receive public complaints;
h) Undertake legal audits to ensure that all County and National Legislation that are applicable in the county are complied with or enforced;
i) Shall be responsible for publication of County Gazette, Bills and Acts of County Assembly;
j) Shall be the custodian of County Government of Nyandarua Public Seal, contracts and other legal instruments of the County;
k) Shall coordinate integrity and ethics issues at the county and shall, in the performance of this duty, liaise with the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission and other related agencies; and
l) Perform any other functions conferred to by an Act of County Assembly, National Legislation or by the Governor or as may be necessary for the effective discharge and exercise of the powers of the County Attorney.

Minimum Requirements are:
i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have Bachelors Degree in Law from a University recognized in Kenya or its equivalent;
iii. Applicants with a Master’s degree in Law or any other postgraduate degree will have an added advantage;
iv. Must be holder of a postgraduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law;
v. Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
vi. Must be holder of a current Practising Certificate and Letter of Good Standing from the Law Society of Kenya;
vii. Has practiced for at least Five (5) years of relevant experience since admission;
viii. Meets the requirements of Leadership and Integrity set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
ix. Demonstrate ability to implement Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution on National Values and Principles; and
x. Demonstrates a good understanding of the County Government mandate, Policies, Vision, Mission as well as Kenya Vision 2030.
Terms of Service: Contract of Five (5) years renewable once.
Salary and benefits: As prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)

GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR ALL APPLICANTS:

1. Must be a Kenya citizen; and
2. Fulfils expectations of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity.

Apply for the job and must attach photocopies of the following documents in support of your application:
i. National Identity Card;
ii. Academic Certificates (from Primary to the highest level attained), Professional Certificates and Curriculum Vitae that includes three referees;
iii. Clearance Certificate from the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission;
iv. Certificate of Good Conduct Directorate of Criminal Investigation);
v. Tax Clearance Certificate from KRA;
vi. Credit Reference Bureau Certificate; and
vii. Clearance Certificate from HELB.

NB: Salary and other benefits are as prescribed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
Terms and conditions of employment will be communicated upon appointment.

If qualified, post or hand-deliver your application to reach the undersigned on or before Monday, 31st December, 2018 by latest 5:00pm.

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR,
COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF NYANDARUA
P.O BOX 701-20303,
OL’KALOU, KENYA.
Nyandarua County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Physically Challenged, Women, Youth, Minority, and Marginalized Persons are encouraged to apply.

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