Kisumu County Public Service Board – Chief Officer Finance.

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Job Summary

The Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in the Department of Finance and Economic Planning and shall be responsible to the County Executive Committee Member for Finance and Economic Planning

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the Kisumu County Public Service Board is pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified, motivated and pro-active individuals.
Duties and Responsibilities

The Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in the Department of Finance and Economic Planning and shall be responsible to the County Executive Committee Member for Finance and Economic Planning
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
i. Administration of a County Department;
ii. Formulation and implementation of programs to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals;
iii. Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans;
iv. Implementation of policies and regulations;
v. Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery;
vi. Ensuring compliance with the National Values and Principles of Good Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
vii. Ensuring effective and efficient utilization of the Department’s financial and non-financial resources including management, control and reporting on financial information, material resources and facilities;
viii. Building human resource capacity by developing and implementing Human Resource Plans for the Department;
ix. Efficient and effective service delivery to the public;
x. Promoting the realization of County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP): and
xi. Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements and competencies for Appointment
i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have a bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics, Finance, Business Administration or any other related field from a recognized university in Kenya.;
iii. Possession of a relevant professional qualification and membership with a relevant professional body will be added advantage;
iv. Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
v. Have a vast knowledge and experience of not less than 10 years in a relevant field, 5 years of which MUST be in leadership or senior management position in public or private sector;
vi. Have a proven experience in managing resources in a high performing organization;
vii. Demonstrate thorough understanding of County development objectives and vision 2030;
viii. Be result oriented and a strategic thinker;
ix. Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
x. Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
xi. Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect to Diversity;
xii. Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya;
xiii. Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles of governance and public service as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
xiv. Be computer literate and have a working knowledge of IFMIS
Candidates should apply by downloading and filling Application for Employment Form available on our website: fill and submit together with CERTIFIED copies of academic and professional Certificates to the undersigned on or before 13th September 2021 by 5.00 pm. Please indicate the vacancy reference number and the position applied for on the envelope.
Candidates will be expected to get clearance from the following bodies:
• Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
• Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
• Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct);
• Credit Reference Bureau (CRB); and
• Commission of University Education (for clearance of foreign qualifications).

Terms of Service: These positions will be on contract basis for a period of three (3) years.
Remuneration: As determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission
For details on the above advertised positions, applicants are asked to visit our website
i. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
ii. The Kisumu County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer, the minority, marginalized groups and Persons with Disabilities who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply.
iii. The Board does not use agents and/or charge any fee for interviews or processing of applications. Report any person asking for money in exchange of appointment letter to the nearest Police station for action.
iv. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




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