Uasin Gishu County – Director Land Administration and Survey (Re-advertisement).

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Uasin Gishu County is situated in the mid-west of the Rift Valley covering an area of 3,345.2 square kilometers and lies between longitude 34 degrees 50’ east and 35 degrees 37’ west and latitude 0 degrees 03’ south and 0 degrees 55’ north . The county is further sub-divided into six sub-counties namely; Soy, Turbo, Moiben, Ainabkoi, Kapseret and Kesses.It borders six counties namely Elgeyo Marakwet County to the East, Trans Nzoia to the North, Kericho to the South, Baringo to the South East, Nandi to the South West and Bungoma to the West. The county has an estimated population of 894,179 with urban population contributing about 31% of the entire population. The population density is 267 persons per .The County has potential labor force of 550,000 (56%) of the entire population. Hence 44% of the population is dependent.


Duties & Responsibilities

i) Administer performance based management system in the department
ii) Coordinate preparation of policy papers on land surveys
iii) Reviewing policies on surveying, mapping, data management and human capacity development in the department in the county
iv) Overseeing research of new and emerging technologies
v) Maintenance of sub divisional schemes and engineering surveys
vi) Monitoring and evaluating survey and mapping activities within the county
vii) Liaising with other departmental heads within the county on policy issues
viii) Development, implementation and realization of the departments’ strategic plans and objectives
ix) Preparation and implementation of the departments’ performance appraisal system and contracts
x) Overseeing the finances and assets management of the department, instituting operational accountability
xi) Overall management and development of staff welfare and their technical requirements
xii) Responding to court summons

Requirements for Appointment
i) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Land economics, Land survey and photogrammetric; Geometrics, Geo-informants or related courses
ii) Seven (7) years’ experience, Three (3) years of which must have been in a senior management level in an institution either in public or private sector
iii) Certificate in Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than Four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
iv) Registered member of a professional body
v) Be conversant with policy formulation and implementation.
vi) Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
vii) Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Devolution, the County development objectives and vision 2030.
viii) Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
ix) Be computer literate.

Method of application

Detailed descriptions of the vacancies can be found in the website through the following link: Applicants are required to make online applications. Only duly filled application forms will be considered for shortlisting. Applications will close on Thursday 13th May, 2021. Uasin Gishu County Public Service Board does not solicit for payments or recruit staff through agents/agencies. Any person purporting to undertake the recruitment exercise for a fee and/or on behalf of the County Public Service Board is a fraudster. Uasin Gishu County is an equal opportunity employer, Women, Youth, Persons with disabilities and the marginalized are encouraged to apply. All candidates are required to carry their Original Certificates & Testimonials, National Identity Card and Clearances from: KRA, CID, CRB, HELB and EACC during the interview period.
P.O. Box 1175- 30100




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