Deputy Director Monitoring and Evaluation - Vihiga, Kenya - County Government of Vihiga

    County Government of Vihiga
    County Government of Vihiga Vihiga, Kenya

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    ABOUT THE COMPANY

    Vihiga County whose headquarters is in Mbale is Located in the Western Region of Kenya. It boarders Nandi to the East, Kisumu County to the South, Siaya County to the West and KAKAMEGA County to the North. It is one of the four Counties in the former Western Province. Vihiga County has five Constituencies; Luanda, Emuhaya, Hamisi, Sabatia and Vihiga. The County's population stands at 612,000. With an annual population growth rate of 2.51%, the population is projected to be 688,778 by the year 2017. It has an annual fertility rate of 5.1% which explains the high population rise. However, the age distribution is given as 0-14 years (45%), 15-64 years (49%), 65 years and above (6%) with the youth representing 25% of the population.

    JOB SUMMARY

    Minimum RequirementsBe a Kenyan Citizen;Must have served in the grade of Deputy Chief Economist Deputy Chief Statistician for at least three (3) years or other comparable and relevant position in economic Planning or a compilation and production of statistical data county Economic planning and public sector for at least twelve (12) vears of which three (3) years must be at a Senior Economic policy Research/Planning position;Must have attained qualifications in Economics or Statistics at least Masters of Arts (MA), Masters of Science (Msc or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) level or their equivalent recognized qualification Must satisfy the provisions of chapter six of the Constitution of Ken 2010.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Assist the Director monitoring and Evaluation in the day to day of the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation section;Direction of Economic planning functions or production of statistical data at the County level;Coordination and formulation of county development strategies, policies and programs within the department responsible for the County's Economic Planning and in other departments' collation and presentation of statistical data from the survey reports and bulletins;Preparation of county development plans and coordination of county positions on international economic subjects;Monitoring and evaluation of policies and programs;Planning and management of human resources, projection of manpower needs and training to meet County development objectives, population surveys and compilation of data for planning and social services, manpower surveys and in conjunction with the department responsible for employment, undertaking labor force studies and monitoring unemployment in the county;Assist in collection, collation, processing and administration of statistical data in accordance with the Statistics Act;Formulating coordinated strategies, policies and programmes for the harmonious development of the economic sectors, carrying out sectoral studies and research, monitoring changes in key indicators of sectoral economic structures, trends and efficiency;Perform other duties related to the field as assigned from time to time.

    REQUIRED SKILLS

    Accounting, Auditing of accounts, Leadership skills, Audit (internal)

    REQUIRED EDUCATION

    Bachelor's degree