Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board – County Director (Finance / Budget).

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Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacancies:

County Director (Finance / Budget)


ADVERT NO. 13/2021/2022

Salary scale: Ksh.115, 290 x 5,770 – 121,060 x 6,050 – 127,110 x 6,240 – 133,350 x 6,420 – 139,770 x 6,610 – 146,380 x6, 790 – 153,170 p.m.

The Director Finance/Budget will be required to develop budgetary requirements for the County Departments and will be responsible to the Chief Officer County Treasury for the overall financial management of the County including risk management.

Specific duties and responsibilities

(i) Systematic scheduling of expenditures consistent with work plans; 

(ii) Contract liability projections for the identification and budgeting of contractual and legal financial obligations; 

(iii) Budget planning, preparation and implementation at the county level; 

(iv) Co-ordinating  the  preparation  of  annual  work  plans,  procurement  plans  and cash management in the directorate; 

(v) Advising the Accounting Officer on financial management matters; and 

(vi) Coordinating the preparation of the County Public Expenditure Reviews and the sector reports.

The Director will also be responsible for:

(i) The allocation of resources among a number of departments through the sector process; 

(ii) Provide leadership in budget management to a number of desk officers who are in charge of departments; 

(iii) Take  charge  of  all  matters  pertaining  to  the  budget,  including  preparation, printing and submission of the estimates to County Assembly; 

(iv) Deal with   County Assembly questions and issues pertaining to expenditure, monitoring and control; 

(v) Advise the Treasury on budget management; and 

(vi) Assess the risks involved in new and existing budget policies. 

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;

(i) Served in the grade of Deputy Chief Finance Officer/Senior Assistant Director Budget or a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three years (3); 

(ii) Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Economics, Finance, Commerce or in a financial related discipline from a recognized university; 

(iii) Shown outstanding capability in Financial Management; and 

(iv) Attended Strategic Leadership Development Programme course lasting not less than from a recognized institution. 

(v) Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya. 

Personal Qualities

In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following qualities:

(i) Ability to articulate and implement County/Departmental mandates; 

(ii) Organizational, analytical, managerial and decision-making skills; 

(iii) Creativity and innovation; 

(iv) Technical problem-solving; 

(v) Resource management skills; 

(vi) Interpersonal and communication skills; 

(vii) Integrity and commitment to producing results; 

(viii)  Leadership, advocacy, relationship building and collaboration, result-oriented, self-driven; 

(ix) Appreciation and application of technology in the work environment; 

(x) Passion for continuous professional development; 

(xi) Initiative to achieve expected results. 

Core Skills

(i) People management 

(ii) Financial management 

(iii) Policy implementation 

(iv) Planning 

(v) Coordinating 

(vi) Strategy implementation 

Terms of Service: Contract/ P&P


A  duly  filled  CPSB.1  (2020)  form,  written  application,  CV,  copies  of  certificates, testimonials and National Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side, the position being applied for and addressed to:

The Secretary,

Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board

P.O. Box 4210, 30200


CPSB.1 (2020) form can be downloaded at

For  a  candidate  to  meet  the  requirements  of  Chapter  6  of  the  Constitution,

he/she must have the following clearances: 

  1. Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID); 
  2. Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC); and
  5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

 Copies of the above certificates MUST be attached to the applications for Job Groups H and above.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Trans Nzoia County Public Service Board does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment and selection process.

Our official communication channels are email address or and phone number: 0713635352, 0110005315 only.

All  applications  should  reach  the  Board  Secretary,  Trans-Nzoia  County  Public  Service Board, Board’s Offices situated after Mt. Elgon Hospital next to the Kenya Red  Cross Offices on or before 26th November, 2021.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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