Tue. Dec 10th, 2019

County Government of Busia

United For Development

VACANCIES- OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

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Pursuant to Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 59 (1) (b), of The County Governments Act No.17, 2012, The County Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill vacant positions in the Office of the Governor as follows:

S/No.PositionsJob GroupNumber of Posts
1Director Administration(Liaison Services)R1
2Director Administration(Service Delivery)R1
3Assistant Deputy Director Administration( Service Delivery)P1
4Principal Administration OfficerN1
5Administrative Officer 1 K3
6Administrative Officer IIJ4
7Administrative Officer IIIH3
8Chief Public Communication Officer M1
9Senior Public Communication Officer L2
10Public Communication Officer II(Editor/Camera)J2
11Public Communication Officer III(Sound Technician)H1
12Senior Information OfficerL4
13Information Officer IIJ2
14Driver IF2
15Driver IIE1
16Cook IIF2
17Office MessengerD2
18Security OfficersD10
Total43

SECURITY OFFICERS, JOB GROUP ‘D’ – 10 POSTS

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To enforce various By-Laws and other relevant Act of the County Government as directed by the immediate supervisor in the force command;
  • To maintain sanity and order in Busia County towns;
  • Co-ordinate and work with other disciplined forces/partners in the National Government to maintain peace and order;
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Guarding of the county Government Property
  • Provision of assistance to the public when in need
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Mean Grade D- (Minus) and above or its approved equivalent
  • Physical fitness test as applicable to the Kenya Police Force or its equivalent plus Medical Certificate.
  • Minimum entry age of  18-30 years
  • Persons who have undergone training with NYS or other reputable security firms will have an added advantage;
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution

 

PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER JOB GROUP ‘N’ – 1 POSITION

Principal Administration Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Organizing and coordinating official events;
  • Ensuring compliance with legal, statutory regulatory requirements
  • Overseeing and updating county development
  • Preparing guest lists and seating arrangements;
  • Coordinating arrangements for press coverage of official functions;
  • Facilitating linkages with other institutions and organizations;
  • Ensuring efficient and effective communication with stakeholders and visitors to the Office of the Governor and/or County Government;
  • Ensuring proper etiquette for official engagements;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements for the Principal Administration Officer

 

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Public Administration, Business Administration/Management and Community Development or Public Relations, International Relations, Diplomacy and Marketing or any other social science from a recognized institution;
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree will be an added advantage;
  • Have working experience of not less than three (3) years in Job Group M or an equivalent
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles of public service as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

 

ADMINISTRATION OFFICER I JOB GROUP K – 3 POSITIONS

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handling public concerns and issues
  • Facilitating Citizens participation in development activities
  • Organizing and coordinating official events;
  • Preparing guest list and seating arrangements;
  • Coordinating arrangements for press coverage of official functions;
  • Facilitating linkages with other institutions and organizations;
  • Ensuring   efficient and effective communication with stakeholders and visitors to the office of the Governor and/or County Government;
  • Collecting and collating data on development activities in the county
  • Ensuring proper etiquette for official engagements; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) certificate
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor’s Degree from a university recognized in Kenya in any of the following: Public Administration, Business Administration/Management and Community Development or Public Relations, International Relations, Diplomacy and Marketing or any other social science from a recognized institution;
  • Have working experience in Public Relations, Administration or any other related field;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles of service as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Be Computer literate;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

 

ADMINISTRATION OFFICER II JOB GROUP J- 4 POSITIONS

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitating logistics for conferences and other special events
  • Collecting and collating data on development projects
  • Providing input in the monitoring and evaluation of projects in the county government
  • leave and attendance recording, arrangements for meetings and other events and reservations
  • Maintains calendar/schedules, prepares internal meeting minutes; tracks and follows-up pending actions.
  • Monitors daily press for notices affecting the functioning of County Government of Busia 
  • Acts as the client focal point by responding to information requests and inquiries and as necessary, refers them to appropriate staff for handling.
  • Knowledge of general office and administrative support including administrative policies, processes and procedures.
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Collecting and collating data on developmental projects in the county Government
  • Providing input in the monitoring and evaluation of Projects in the County

Requirements for Appointment

 

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor’s Degree or a Diploma in any of the following: Public Administration, Business Administration/Managament,Community Development, Public Relations, International Relations, Diplomacy and Marketing or any other social science from a recognized institution from a recognized institution in Kenya
  • Possess three years’ experience in any administration position
  • Be computer Literate
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER III(SOUND TECHNICIAN), JOB GROUP ‘H’

 Duties and Responsibilities

 This will be the entry and training grade for Public Communications Officers. An officer at this level will be County Headquarters or in a Public Communications Office to assist in the public communications function. Specific duties and responsibilities will include information gathering on topical issues within the County, verifying its authenticity, editing and dispatching the Information for dissemination to the public and media under the guidance of a senior officer.

  • Requirements for Appointment

 For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • have Kenya Certificate of Education (KCSE) mean grade C with a minimum of C+ in English or Kiswahili and C in any other relevant subjects or its approved equivalent qualification;
  • have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Journalism, Mass Communication, International Relations, Communication Studies, Public Relations or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Be proficient in computer applications.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

 

INFORMATION OFFICER II, JOB GROUP “J” -2 POSTS

 Duties and Responsibilities

 This will be the entry and training grade for Information Officers. An officer at this level will be deployed either at the County Headquarters or in a field office to assisting information services work. Duties and responsibilities will include gathering news, Verifying authenticity of news; initial editing and dispatching news and features to the Departmental Headquarters and media houses.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E)  a minimum of C+ in English or Kiswahili and C in any other relevant subject or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • have a Bachelor’s  in any of the following: Journalism, Mass Communication, Internal Relations, Communication Studies, or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution; and
  • Be proficient in computer applications.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

SENIOR INFORMATION OFFICER, JOB GROUP ‘L’ – 2 POSITIONS

 Duties and Responsibilities

  The Duties and responsibilities will entail management of news i.e. receiving, selecting, re-writing, translating and editing news and features; ensuring quality dissemination of news; and supervising, guiding and coordinating staff and other resources in the office. Will also be charged with updating and maintaining the County website.

Requirements for Direct Appointment

 For appointment to this grade, an officer must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have served in the grade of Information Officer I or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines, in the case of serving certificate holders: Journalism, Mass Communication, International Relations, Communication Studies, Public Relations or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
  • Possess advanced computer application skills; and
  • Have demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

 

SENIOR PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER – JOB GROUP “L” – 2 POSTS

Duties and Responsibilities

 Gathering information on programmes and significant events within the county Government and the impact on customers, and forwarding the same to the head of a Public Communications Unit within the county for dissemination;

  1. Assisting in the development of communications and media strategy; editing stories on various topical issues before they are released to the public
  • liaising with media practitioners and the public on issues of mutual concern in the county
  1. scheduling interviews with County Government officials
  2. managing assigned projects/programmes; and
  3. Organizing events under the guidance of the head of the Unit/Section
  4. And any other assigned duties.

 

For Direct Appointment to this Grade, A Candidate Must:

 

  1. Be a Kenyan citizen;
  1. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized University/Institution;
  1. Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili; and
  2. Be proficient in computer applications.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

For Promotion the Officer Must

 

  1. Have served in the grade of Public Communications Officer I or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service OR  in a comparable position in the private sector or social industry for a minimum period of three (3) years or (6) years
  2. Have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines in the case of serving Certificate holders: Journalism, International Relations, Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Public Relations or its approved equivalent Qualifications from a recognized institution;
  3. Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili; Possess advanced computer application skills; and
  4. Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

 

 CHIEF PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, JOB GROUP ‘M’ -1 POST

 Duties and Responsibilities.

 

  1. Assisting in the development of communications and media strategy; editing stories on various topical issues before they are released to the public
  2. Gathering information on programmes, significant events in a specific sectorial area and the impact on publics
  1. Liaising with media and other publics;
  2. Reviewing and editing of speeches;
  3. Implementation of customer satisfaction survey;
  4. Undertaking public communications research;
  5.  Scheduling interviews and press conferences and providing content to the County portal website.
  6. Manage and articulate the County’s social media agenda and develop new avenues to crystallize the Busia County’s footprints on the web.

For Direct appointments to this grade a Candidate Must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • A Bachelors in Degree in any of the following disciplines; Mass Communication, Journalism, Public relations, Corporate Communications/reputation, communication Studies, Media Studies/Sciences, Photojournalism/Photography, Film/Television/Radio production, International/Relations, social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution

For Promotion;

  • have served in the grade of Senior Public Communications Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service OR in a comparable position in the private sector or social industry for a minimum period of three (3) years or (6) years
  • have a clear understanding of the working of the media and the socio-political environment in Kenya
  • possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
  • possess advanced computer application skills; and
  • Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

 

PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER II, (EDITOR/CAMERA PERSON), JOB GROUP J – 2 POSITIONS
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gathering information on existing programmes, significant events and the impact on customers and forwarding the same to the head of Department for dissemination.
  • Liaising with media practitioners and the public on issues of mutual concern under the guidance of a senior officer.
  • Operate professional video and still cameras for news as well as documentary production
  • Able to edit sequences using Final Cut Pro or other editing systems
  • Able to travel widely for news and documentary assignments as and when required
  • Take care of camera and other equipment assigned and also develop and maintain a well documented photo and video archive
  • Design creative graphics for social media, posters, flyers, website and other publicity and marketing materials;
  • Prepare visual presentations by designing art and copy layouts;
  • Develop presentations, web interface and interactive products and layout and design presentations;
  • Deliver creative graphic and technical solutions for use for new media;

Requirements for Direct Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Social Sciences and sound technician  or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized University/Institution;

For promotional must have:

  • Diploma in the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, and Social Sciences or sound technician
  • Strong people skills and the ability to work in a team
  • possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
  • possess advanced computer application skills; and
  • Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Computer Literacy
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

INFORMATION OFFICER III, (SOUND TECHNICIAN), JOB GROUP ‘H’ – 1 POSITIONS

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Operating the digital recording system and ensuring general safety of the machine
  2. Gathering news, verifying authenticity of news; initial editing
  3. dispatching news and features to the
  4. Maintaining the cleanliness of the recording machines and equipment.
  5. Testing of the machines and charging the digital recorders
  6. Operating public address system in the Chamber

 

Requirements for Direct Appointment.

 For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) mean grade C with a minimum of C+ in English or Kiswahili and C in any other relevant subject or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • have a Diploma in any of the following: Digital, Recording/Electronics or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution
  • Have a minimum experience of 2 years
  • Certificate in computer application skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity, professional competence and management capabilities as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

OFFICE MESSENGER JOB GROUP ‘D’ – 2 POSITIONS

Duties and Responsibilities

  • General Cleanliness
  • Messenger Duties
  • Any other assigned duties that may be assigned

 Requirement for appointment

Be in possession of Kenya certificate of secondary education (KCSE) mean grade D (Plain) from the Kenya national examination council; and Satisfy chapter six of the constitution of Kenya (2010) on the leadership and integrity.

COOK, Job Group ‘F’- 2 POSITIONS

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Maintaining hygiene by ensuring cleaning of the kitchen and its surrounding
  • Proper storage of foodstuffs and setting up buffet services areas
  • Placement of food service line, replenishing of foodstuffs during service and reporting low stock levels.
  • Detecting and reporting spoil or unattractive food and detecting defective equipment and reporting the same to the supervisor
  • Preparation of Mails

 

  Requirements for Appointment

 

  •  Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be in possession of at least Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade (C-) minus or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution and
  • Have attended a course lasting not less than one (1) year and awarded a certificate in food production or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER III, JOB GROUP H – 3 POSITIONS

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • It will entail administrative duties including general office administration,
  • Assets management and inventory. In addition,
  • Planning and maintaining security;
  • Co-ordination and organization of County Government functions;
  • Mitigating disaster;
  • peace building initiatives;
  • Coordinate compilation of annual reports;
  • Coordinate performance management and overseeing implementation of County Government development projects.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • A diploma in the following discipline Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Community Development any Social Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

DRIVER I, Job Group “F” – 2 Positions

 Duties and responsibilities

  • Driving a vehicle as authorized;
  • Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure etc;
  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the vehicle systems;
  • Maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned, ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road,
  • Overseeing safety of the passengers and/or goods therein.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle

Requirements for Appointment

  • Kenya certificate of secondary education mean grade D plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Served in the grade of Driver II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for the class (es) of vehicle(s) the officers i.e. require to drive
  • Passed occupational trade test II for drivers
  • Defensive driving certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from recognized institution
  • Attended a refresher course for drivers lasting not less than one (1) week within every three (3) years at the Kenya institute of Highway and building technology (KIHBT) or any recognized institution.
  • A valid certificate of good conduct from the Kenya police
  • Attended a first aid Certificate course lasting not less than one(1) week at St.John Ambulance or Kenya Institute Highway and building technology(KIHBT) or its equivalent from a recognized institution and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in the work performance and results
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

DRIVER II, JOB GROUP “E”- 1 POSITION

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Driving a motor vehicle as authorized, carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brakes systems, tyre pressure,
  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems,
  • Maintenance of work tickets for vehicle assigned,
  • Ensuring security and safety for the vehicle on and off the road,
  • Safety of the passengers and or/goods therein and maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.

Requirements for Appointment

For direct appointment to this grade, a candidate must have

  • Kenya certificate of secondary education mean grade D plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Served in the grade of Driver III for a minimum period of three(3) years
  • a valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive
  • Passed occupational trade test III for drivers
  • attended a first aid certificate course lasting not less than one(1) week at St john ambulance or Kenya institute of highway and building technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution
  • passed suitability test for drivers grade 111
  • passed practical test for drivers conducted by the respective ministry/department
  • a valid certificate of good conduct from the Kenya police and
  • at least two (2) years driving experience
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

DIRECTOR-ADMINISTRATION(LIAISON) JOB GROUP ‘R’- 1 POSITION

Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Coordination of liaison matters for efficient engagement with officials from other Governments, development partners and including officials from diplomatic missions;
  • Ensure that relations with other Governments and international organizations are carried out in accordance with standard liaison practices;
  • Extend efficient and effective liaison services in accordance with standard practices;
  • Facilitation of official engagement between County Governments with other visiting Governments, foreign officials and Diplomatic Corps;
  • Provide liaison advice and services to County Government and the public;
  • Coordinate State/Official visits, both inbound and outbound;
  • Organize County, National and International summits/conferences/ meetings/ events;
  • Facilitate representation of the County Government abroad;
  • Facilitating meetings, ensure proper etiquette for official engagements, and streamline interactions with dignitaries and other VIPs;
  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements and competencies for appointment:-

  • Be a kenyan Citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Public Relation, Communications Studies, Strategic Planning, International Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in liaison services of not less than seven (7) years ,three (3) of which must be at a senor managerial position in the public service or equivalent in the private sector;
  • A Master’s Degree  or Postgraduate Diploma in any other related field is an added advantage;
  • Demonstrate general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of liaison services management services.
  • Computer Application
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATION( SERVICE DELIVERY ), JOB GROUP ‘R’- 1 POSITION

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implementing and maintaining service delivery standards;
  • Developing and updating framework for Monitoring and Evaluation in accordance to the design document and County requirements;
  • Ensuring that County projects’ interventions are effectively supported in terms of the assessment, design, implementation, baseline, monitoring, evaluation, transition, learning and documentation;
  • Participating in development of the annual work plan and budgets, ensuring alignment with technical approach;
  • Ensuring that core information for sectors is available;
  • Identifying the requirement for collecting baseline data, preparing terms of reference for and arranging the conducting of a baseline survey for service delivery;
  • Overseeing and executive Monitoring and Evaluation activities with particular focus on results and impacts as well as lesson learnt;
  • Ensuring timely communication of Monitoring and Evaluation findings at all levels;
  • Ensuring the successful development, elaboration and roll out of implementation strategies and operational guidelines;
  • Coordinating and ensuring the timely submission of a quality and comprehensive progress reports;
  • Guiding sectors in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensuring their timely submission;
  • Preparing consolidation progress reports for management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in the County project implementation, and providing specific recommendations;
  • Undertaking regular visits to the field to support implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation and identifying where adaptations might be needed;
  • Ensuring effective engagement with Government departments, Regional technical/sector representatives;
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly projects;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements For The Position Of Director, Service Delivery

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Governance and Leadership, Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Economics, Law, Entrepreneurship, Communication, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management or any Natural Science and Social Science related field from a recognized University;
  • Master’s Degree or Postgraduate Diploma will be an added Advantage.
  • Demonstrate relevant experience of not less than five (7) years in a similar position in the NGO, private or public sector;
  • Demonstrate understanding of Governance and Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Excellent inter-personal communication and report writing skills; and
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability
  • Computer Literate.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

 

ASSISTANT DEPUTY DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATION( SERVICE DELIVERY), JOB GROUP ‘P’- 1 POSITION

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Report to Director, Service Delivery Unit
  • Implementing and maintaining service delivery standards;
  • Developing and updating framework for Monitoring and Evaluation in accordance to the design document and County requirements;
  • Ensuring that County projects’ interventions are effectively supported in terms of the assessment, design, implementation, baseline, monitoring, evaluation, transition, learning and documentation;
  • Participating in development of the annual work plan and budgets, ensuring alignment with technical approach;
  • Ensuring that core information for sectors is available;
  • Identifying the requirement for collecting baseline data, preparing terms of reference for and arranging the conducting of a baseline survey for service delivery;
  • Overseeing and executive Monitoring and Evaluation activities with particular focus on results and impacts as well as lesson learnt;
  • Ensuring timely communication of Monitoring and Evaluation findings at all levels;
  • Ensuring the successful development, elaboration and roll out of implementation strategies and operational guidelines;
  • Coordinating and ensuring the timely submission of a quality and comprehensive progress reports;
  • Guiding sectors in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensuring their timely submission;
  • Preparing consolidation progress reports for management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in the County project implementation, and providing specific recommendations;
  • Undertaking regular visits to the field to support implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation and identifying where adaptations might be needed;
  • Ensuring effective engagement with Government departments, Regional technical/sector representatives;
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly projects;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for the position of Director, Service Delivery

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Governance and Leadership, Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Economics, Law, Entrepreneurship, Communication, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management or related field from a recognized University;
  • Master’s Degree  or Postgraduate Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Governance and Leadership, Business Administration, Public Administration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management or related field from a recognized University will be an added advantage;
  • Demonstrate relevant experience of not less than five (5) years in a similar position in the NGO, private or public sector;
  • Demonstrate understanding of Governance and Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Excellent inter-personal communication and report writing skills; and
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability.
  • Computer Literate
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

 

Additional requirements

All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents

  • Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Clearance from HELB where necessary
  • Clearance from the Ethics and anti-corruption commission
  • Certificate of good conduct from the police
  • CRB Clearance Certificate

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications attaching copies of their certificates and testimonials, and send to the undersigned on or before 17th December, 2019 at 5.00 p.m.

 

 

THE SECRETARY/CEO

BUSIA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

P.O BOX 1103-50400

BUSIA (K)