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

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

County Director (Vocational Training).



ADVERT NO. 19/2021/2022

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 Vocational Training will be responsible to Chief Officer Education and ICT for all technical and administrative programmes, projects and activities in the County. 

Specific duties and responsibilities

(i) Coordinating initiation, formulation and implementation of policies on youth polytechnic training, advising on implementation of youth polytechnic curricular and co-curricular activities to maintain standards; 

(ii) Overseeing assessment of upcoming youth polytechnics capacity of registration as training institutions and examination centers; 

(iii) Strengthening strategic partnerships and collaborations among stakeholders on revitalization, rehabilitation and promotion of youth polytechnic training;

(iv)  Ensuring resources are mobilized to support youth polytechnic training;

(v)  Coordinating management and disbursement of  youth polytechnic tuition scheme and grants;

(vi) Overseeing development and integration of information communication technology in youth polytechnic training, supporting innovative initiatives and business incubations in youth polytechnics;

(vii)  Undertaking  research  and  consultancy  on  issues  of  youth  polytechnic training;

(viii)  Initiating and facilitating development and management of youth polytechnic information systems; 

(ix) Building capacity in youth polytechnics by conducting regular human resource planning;

(x) Coordinating establishment of functional boards of management to manage youth polytechnics;

(xi) Liaising with stakeholders on the domestication of the drawings and bills of quantities for infrastructure development; and 

(xii) Participating in monitoring and evaluation of youth polytechnic programmes and projects.

In addition; Director, Vocational Training will be responsible for advising the board of management  on  prudent  management  of  youth  polytechnics  funds;  coordinating  the implementation of the departmental strategic plan, performance contracting and annual work plans; monitoring performance management; undertaking to budget; ensuring the promotion of operational accountability, and supervising and developing staff.

Requirement for appointment

For the appointment of this grade, an officer must have:

(i) Served  in  the  grade  of  Senior  Assistant  Director  Youth  Training  /Vocational Training for minimum period of three (3) years; 

(ii) Hold  a  Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Education or Technical Education from a recognized institution; 


  1. i) Bachelor’s degree in Science/Arts with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized institution;
  2. ii) Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Education or Technical Education from a recognized institution;

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

  1. iv) Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
  2. v) Satisfy the requirements  of  chapter  six  of  the  Constitution  of  Kenya;  and demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results. 

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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