Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board – County Director (Trade).

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

County Director (Trade).



ADVERT NO. 20/2021/2022

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 Trade will be responsible to the Chief Officer Trade, Commerce and Industry for  the  overall  promotion  and  implementation  of  trade  development  projects  and programmes in the County.

Specific duties are responsibilities

(i) Guiding and supervising the implementation of government policies, strategies and programmes on domestic trade and investment; 

(ii) Providing consultancy and technical guidance on trade issues to the business community;

(iii) Coordinating the development of wholesale hubs/ wholesale markets and tier 1 retail markets in the distribution value chain;

(iv)  Managing business information data bank;

(v) Facilitating  the  settlement  of  trade  disputes;  and  responding  to  public complaints/customer care issues. 

In addition, the Director will be responsible for coordinating planning and administration of trade and investment functions of the county; providing consultancy  and  technical  guidance  on  trade  issues  in  the  county;  managing business information in the county facilitating the settlement of trade disputes at the  sub  county  level;  addressing  public  complaints/customer  care  issues;  and organizing and participating in interactive trade fora.

The  Director  will  also  be  required  to  coordinate  the  preparation  of  county  work plans,  setting  of  performance  targets  and  budget  estimates;  and  guide  and supervise staff in the directorate.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

(i) Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Internal Trade for a minimum period of three (3) years; 

(ii) Hold  a  Bachelor’s  degree  in  any  of  the  following  disciplines:-  Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics,  International  Trade/Business/Relations  or  its  equivalent  from  a recognized institution; 

(iii) Master’s  degree  in  any  of  the  following  disciplines:-  Commerce,  Marketing, Business  Administration,  Business  Management,  Business  and  Information Technology, Entrepreneurship, Trade Law, Economics or International Trade/Business/Relations from a recognized institution; 

(iv) Certificate  in  Strategic  Leadership  Development  Programme  lasting  not  less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; 

(v) Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and 

(vi) Demonstrated  a  thorough  understanding  of  national  goals,  policies  and development objectives and the ability to translate them into trade development programmes/projects; 

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

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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