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Murang’a County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following position:
Municipal Board Member – 2 Posts
In pursuant to the provisions section 14 of the urban areas and cities act 2019; one of the vacancies for Board member is reserved to be filled competitively by persons nominated by clusters representing registered associations of the informal sector in Murang’a Municipality;
while the other vacancy is open for all applicants.
Duties and Responsibilities
Answerable to the board and implement the decisions and functions of the board as per Urban Areas and Cities Act,2011 Section 20 and 21
Manage Administration in accordance to the Urban and Cities Areas Act, 2011 and applicable legislations.
Formulation and implementation of policies, strategies, plans and programs
Develop, implement an integrated Development Plan and monitor its progress
Act on behalf of the Municipal Board by ensuring the execution of the decisions of the Board
Prepare and present for approval to the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure.
Be principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board and the civil society, private sector and community based organizations;
Prepare, and submit to the Board an annual report on the activities and
accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the Municipality.
Act as Board Secretary and as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board;
Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities
Enforce the provisions of this Charter, Municipal By-laws, and all applicable laws; and other Municipality decisions;
Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;
Administer Municipality utilities and property;
Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation;
Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff and citizens in developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community;
Exercise such other powers as may be prescribed by Charter, by-laws and applicable laws.
Any other duties as directed by the Board
Requirements for Appointment
Be a citizen of Kenya;
Holds at least a diploma from an institution recognized in Kenya;
Has a distinguished career in a medium level management position in either the private or public sector;
Holds at least five years’ post qualification professional experience; and
Satisfies the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
An ordinarily resident or has a permanent dwelling in the municipality; and (1) carries on business in the municipality or has lived in the municipality for at least five years.
Terms of Service: A Member of Board shall hold office for a term of five (5) years, on part time basis.
Benefits: As Provided by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission
How to apply
Application forms and details of the vacancies can be accessed at http://www.murang’a.go.ke.
The application should reach the County Secretary’s office on or before Wednesday 4th May 2022 clearly indicating the position applied for on the envelope addressed to:
Murang’a County Government
P.O. Box 52 – 10200
In addition to the application form nominees of clusters representing registered associations of the informal sector in Murang’a Municipality shall attach (a) signed minutes as evidence of an accountable process of nomination; (b) evidence of compliance with statutory obligations.
(c) vetting form to establish that the nominee has complied with the prescribed criteria for appointment as a member of the board.
Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.