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Murang’a County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following position:
Job Group ‘Q’
Duties and Responsibilities
i. Answerable to the board and implement the decisions and functions of the board as per Urban Areas and Cities Act,2011 Section 20 and 21
ii. Manage Administration in accordance to the Urban and Cities Areas Act, 2011 and applicable legislations.
iii. Formulation and implementation of policies, strategies, plans and programs
iv. Develop, implement an integrated Development Plan and monitor its progress
v. Act on behalf of the Municipal Board by ensuring the execution of the decisions of the Board
vi. Prepare and present for approval to the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure.
vii. Be principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board and the civil society, private sector and community based organizations;
viii. Prepare, and submit to the Board an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the Municipality.
ix. Act as Board Secretary and as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board; and
x. Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities
xi. Enforce the provisions of this Charter, Municipal By-laws, and all applicable laws; and other Municipality decisions;
xii. Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;
xiii. Administer Municipality utilities and property;
xiv. Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation;
xv. Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff and citizens in developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community;
xvi. Exercise such other powers as may be prescribed by Charter, by-laws and applicable laws.
xvii. Any other duties as directed by the Board
Requirements for Appointment
i. Be a Kenyan citizen.
ii. Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Management, Public Administration, Business Management or any other relevant Degree from a university recognized in Kenya
iii. Possession of a relevant Master’s Degree would be an added advantage
iv. Must have at least Seven (7) years’ of experience, two (2) years of which must have been in a senior management level in reputable organization;
v. Must be computer literate in Microsoft package from a recognized institution;
vi. Understanding national goals, policies and development objectives of vision 2030;
vii. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Demonstrate a thorough understanding of socio-economic dynamics in Murang’a County
viii. Be a strategic thinker and result oriented Wide knowledge in Urban Development Policies and Financial Management
ix. Registration with a relevant professional body is an added advantage.
x. Good knowledge and interpretation of key and related Urban Areas and Cities Legislations and Policies, Knowledge of Municipal Operations and Delegation of Powers
xi. Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution on Leadership and integrity
Salary and benefits: As per the guidelines provided by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
NB: All who had previously applied need to reapply afresh.
How to apply
Application forms can be accessed at HERE. Applications should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org OR hand delivered to the County Public Service Board offices on or before close of business on 4th September 2020 in a sealed envelope addressed to:
Murang’a County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 52-10200
Applicants from other Counties are encouraged to apply.
- Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
- Women, minorities and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
- Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.
- Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
Murang’a County Government is an equal opportunity employer