Friday, April 12, 2013

Tharaka Nithi County Government Jobs: County Public Service Board Chairperson, Secretary and Members

In line with the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the County Government Act, No. 17 of 2012, the Office of the Governor Tharaka Nithi County wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions:

A. 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.
Chairperson of the County Public Service Board (1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service.
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in the 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 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 the 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.

Qualifications and Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya. A Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • 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.
  • The Chairperson shall not hold any other State or Public office.
  • 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 the County vision.
Secretary to the County Public Service Board (1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service.
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in the 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 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.

Qualifications and Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya. A Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • 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 demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
  • The Secretary shall not hold any other State or Public office.
  • Understand the diversity within the County.
  • Be a Certified Public Secretary of good professional standing.
  • 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 its vision.
Member of the County Public Service Board (5 Posts)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service.
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in the 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 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.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya. A Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • 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 has demonstrated absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
  • A member of the County Public Service Board shall not hold any other State or Public office.
  • Understand the diversity within the county.
  • Be of good professional standing.
  • 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 its vision.
How to Apply:
  • Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae giving full contacts of three referees; copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates; National Identity Card or Passport; and other relevant supporting documents.
  • All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the position of Chairperson County Public Service Board”,
“Application for the position of Secretary County Public Service Board” or “Application for the post of Member of the County Public Service Board” (whichever applies) on the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:-

1. Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Interim County Secretary
Tharaka Nithi County
P. O. Box 2 – 60400
Chuka

2. Manual applications should be delivered to the Reception Office at the Interim County Secretary’s office at the former Chuka Municipal Council (and signed for), during official working hours, (8am - 5pm)

3. Online applications should be emailed to:
tharakanithi@gmail.com

Applications should reach the Interim County Secretary on or before Thursday 18th April, 2013 by 5pm.

Remuneration will be commensurate with those published (or to be published) by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission

Note
Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted.

Applicants MUST submit copies of these clearance certificates with the applications.

Tharaka Nithi County is an equal opportunity employer committed to values inclusion and seeks diverse workforce. 
Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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