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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Our Vision “A citizen-centric public service”
Our Mission “To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery”
PRINCIPAL ECONOMIST – FORTY FOUR (44) POSTS – V/NO. 83/2021
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.87,360- Ksh.121, 430 p.m. (CSG 7)
House Allowance: Ksh.16, 800 – 45,000p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.12,000p.m
Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
(i) served for a minimum period of six (6) years, in the economic planning one (1) of which must have been at the grade of Senior Economist, CSG 8 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields: Economics, Statistics, Economics and Mathematics, Economics and Finance and Economics and Statistics or any other equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;
(iii) membership to Economists Society of Kenya or any other relevant professional body.
(iv) demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results as well as clear understanding of national development policies, goals and objectives and ability to integrate them into the Economic Planning function;
Duties and Responsibilities
(i) tracking and reporting progress of Vision 2030 flagship projects at the County Level;
(ii) generating and analyzing reports on projects and programmes from the electronic National Integrated Monitoring and Evaluation System (e-NIMES);
(iii) preparing annual and quarterly progress reports on implementation of national government programmes/projects at the county level;
(iv) coordinating intergovernmental and National Government economic planning functions;
(v) organizing public participation and stakeholders consultation forums;
(vi) coordinating dissemination of national development plans, policies and strategies at the county level;
(vii) conducting capacity building of National Government Agencies at the county as well as County Government, Civil Society Organizations and the Private Sector on economic policy and planning;
(viii) facilitating research on topical and emerging socio-economic issues at the county;
(ix) facilitating identification and documentation of cross cutting and emerging economic issues;
(x) promoting Knowledge Management;
(xi) developing donor proposals; and
(xii) preparing briefs and reports on economic trends at the county level
How To Apply
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
(i) Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 4th October 2021 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).