Chief Officer, Water, Environment, Forestry, Energy and Natural Resources - Kericho, Kenya - Kericho County Public Service Board

    Kericho County Public Service Board
    Kericho County Public Service Board Kericho, Kenya

    6 days ago

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    Full time


    Welcome to Kericho County - home to 926,237 people according to projections National Population and Housing Census, 2009.


    Requirements for AppointmentBe a Kenyan Citizen;Be a holder of Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering/ BSc. Water and Environmental Engineering, BSc. Water Engineering or related discipline from an institution recognized in Kenya;Masters Degree in Civil Engineering/ MSc. Water and Environmental Engineering, MSc. Water Engineering or related discipline from an institution recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage;Membership to relevant professional body will be an added advantage;Have at least ten (10) years relevant professional experience, five (5) years of which should have been in a leadership position or at a Senior Management level in the public service or private sector;Senior management course from a recognized institution in Kenya will be an added advantage;Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence in work performance and results;Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the County Development objectives and Vision 2030.Be a strategic leader and results oriented.Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines.


    i. Organizing, directing, controlling and coordinating the functions of the department;ii. Initiating development of the appropriate County departmental policies, legal and institutional frameworks for the implementation of the mandate of the department;iii. Handling public service matters, human resource and other issues related to the Ensuring operationalization of service delivery in all the devolved units related to the department in the County, Sub-Counties and Wards;v. Handling administration matters, assets and other required issues related to the department;vi. Preparation of the departmental plans and budgets;vii. Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures;viii. Promoting and Ensuring compliance with National values and Principles of good governance;ix. Ensure timely, efficient communication and coordination of administration departmental affairs;x. Interpreting and applying National and County laws and other related statutes in line with the County goals and objectives;xi. Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


    Programme management, Reporting, Leadership skills, Ability to coordinate


    Bachelor's degree