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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).
JOB GROUP “R”
ONE  POST
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;
- i) Bachelor’s degree in Science/Arts with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized institution;
- 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;
- iv) Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
- 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
HOW TO APPLY
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:
Trans-Nzoia County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 4210, 30200
CPSB.1 (2020) form can be downloaded at http://www.transnzoia.go.ke/notices
For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution,
he/she must have the following clearances:
- Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID);
- Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
- A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
- A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC); and
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com 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.