Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Elgeyo / Marakwet County Government Jobs: County Executive Committee Members, County Public Service Board Chairman, Secretary and Members

Pursuant to the Provisions of Chapter 11 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the County Government Act 2012, the office of the Governor Elgeyo / Marakwet County invites applications for the following positions:

A. County Executive Committee 

Departments (8 posts):
  • Agriculture, Livestock, Cop-operative Development and Fisheries.
  • Health Services
  • Finance and Economic Planning
  • Education, Youth Affairs, Sports, Culture and Social Services.
  • Physical Planning, Environment and Natural Resources.
  • Water, Public Works, Roads and Transport.
  • Tourism , Wild Life, Information and Communication
  • Trade Development, Energy and Industry
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Implement county legislation.
  • Implement, within the county, national legislation to the extent that the legislation so requires.
  • Manage and coordinate the functions of the county administration and its departments.
  • Provide the county assembly with full and regular reports on matters relating to the county.
  • May advice the Governor on matters within his/her area of jurisdiction.
Requirements and Competencies:

For appointment to this position, a person should;
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Have knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than five years in the field relevant to the portfolio of the department to which the person is seeking to be considered.
  • Understand the diversity, challenges and opportunities within the County.
  • Not be a Public or State Officer.
  • Be visionary and a strategic thinker.
  • Have the ability to work in a multi- ethnic and multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve her vision.
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.

I. Chairman

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establish and abolish offices in The County Public Service.
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in office of Public County Offices including in the boards of urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments.
  • Exercise disciplinary control over and remove, persons holding or acting in those offices as provided for under this act.
  • Prepare regular reports for submission to the county assembly on the execution of the functions of the board.
  • Promote in the county public service the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • 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 county public service;
  • Facilitate the development of coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments in the county.
  • Advise the county government on human resource management and development;
  • Advise county government on implementation and monitoring of the national performance management system in the county.
  • Make recommendations to the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, on behalf of the county government, on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for county public service employees.
Requirements and Competencies

For appointment to this position, the person should:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have a working experience of not less than ten years in Administration and management.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity.
  • Be a professional who demonstrate absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
  • Not be a Public or State Officer
  • Understand the diversity within the County.
  • Be visionary and a strategic thinker.
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable County Government achieve her vision.
II. Secretary

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in office of Public County Offices including in the boards of urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments.
  • Exercise disciplinary control over and remove, persons holding or acting in those offices as provided for under this act.
  • Prepare regular reports for submission to the county assembly on the execution of the functions of the board.
  • Promote in the county public service the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • 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 county public service;
  • Facilitate the development of coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments in the county.
  • Advise the county government on human resource management and development;
  • Advise county government on implementation and monitoring of the national performance management system in the county.
  • Make recommendations to the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, on behalf of the county government, on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for county public service employees,
Requirements and Competencies

For appointment to this position, the person should:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have a working experience of not less than five years.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity.
  • Be a professional who demonstrate absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
  • Not be a Public or State Officer
  • Understand the diversity within the County
  • Be a Certified Public Secretary of good professional standing.
  • Be visionary and a strategic thinker.
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve her vision.
III. Member 

5 posts

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establish and abolish offices in the county public service.
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in office of Public County Offices including in the boards of urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments.
  • Exercise disciplinary control over and remove, persons holding or acting in those offices as provided for under this part.
  • Prepare regular reports for submission to the county assembly on the execution of the functions of the board.
  • Promote in the county public service the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • 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 county public service;
  • Facilitate the development of coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments in the county.
  • Advise the county government on human resource management and development;
  • Advise county government on implementation and monitoring of the national performance management system in the county.
  • Make recommendations to the Salaries and Remuneration
Commission, on behalf of the county government, on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for county public service employees.

Requirements and Competencies

For appointment to this position, the person should:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have a working experience of not less than five years.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity.
  • Be a professional who demonstrate absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
  • Not be a Public or State Officer
  • Understand the diversity within the County
  • Be visionary and a strategic thinker.
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve her vision
How to Apply:
  1. 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.
  2. 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. Printed application should be delivered to the reception desk at the office of the Governor, SADEP HOUSE, Elgeyo/Marakwet County or mailed to address below.
  2. Online applications should be emailed to: emcounty2013 @gmail.com
The application should reach the Governor’s Office on or before 16th April 2013. 

Remuneration will be commensurate will those published by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

Elgeyo/Marakwet County is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and Persons With Disabilities to apply.

Note:
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted
  • Interested candidates should get clearance from the following and MUST submit copies of clearance certificates together with the application:
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of good conduct)
  • Ethics and Anticorruption Commission
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
All applications should be addressed to the undersigned

The Interim County Secretary,
Elgeyo/Marakwet
P.O. Box 220 Iten
Mobile: 0703 0585000





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