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Trans Nzoia County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions in the various County departments.
COUNTY DIRECTOR (COMMUNICATION & PUBLIC RELATIONS) –
JOB GROUP “R” ONE  POST Advert No. 17/2021/2022 RE–ADVERTISED
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 x 6, 790 – 153,170 p.m.
Terms of Service: Contract
Director will head the Public Communications and will be responsible to the Chief Officer in-charge of Public Administration/Governance for professional, administrative and operational matters relating to public communications in County.
Duties and Responsibilities
(i) Initiation/review of public communications policy and design of
appropriate programmes and infrastructure to facilitate its implementation;
(ii) Initiating research on various public communication issues and developing
appropriate interventions; and
(iii) Developing standards and regulations in the management of public
(iv) In addition, the officer will liaise with the Office of the
Governor/Governors Press Unit for events that require packaging for
dissemination to the media and the public;
(v) Preparing and organizing fora where government policies, programmes and projects can be propagated and promoted; and
(vi) Carrying out research based on both local and International press on
possible causes of negative publicity on the County Government and
developing appropriate interventions. The Director will also prepare media
supplements, documentaries, press release/media features; deployment of
public communications personnel; succession planning as well as ensuring
training and development of public communications personnel.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
(i) Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Public Communications or in a comparable and relevant position in a busy organization for a minimum period of three (3) years;
(ii) A Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass
Communication, Communication Studies, Information Sciences, Public
Relations, International Relations, Journalism, Social Sciences or any
other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
(iii) A clear understanding of the National Development Goals, Vision 2030,
Millennium Development Goals and the role of Public Communications
in achievement of the same;
(iv) Strong leadership skills required at that level;
(v) Good oral and written communications skills in both English and
(vi) High integrity, motivated and a team player;
(vii) Advanced computer applications skills; and
(viii) Demonstrated high degree of professional competence and managerial
capability in public communications work.
How To Apply
IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO ALL APPLICANTS
A. 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.
B. All applications MUST be received on or before 13 May 2022 by 5.00 p.m.
C. Trans Nzoia County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity Employer, Persons with disability, marginalized and minorities are also encouraged to apply.
D. 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 / +254 110 005 315 and not any other.
E. ONLY applicants who meet ALL the requirements will be shortlisted and contacted.
F. Shortlisted candidates MUST present their original Academic and Professional Certificates during the interview.
G. ONLY successful candidates will be required to avail the following documents:
Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
Clearance from Criminal Investigations Department:
Clearance from the Ethics and Anti–Corruption Commission (EACC).
Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB):
Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
H. CANVASSING IN ANY FORM WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.
I. Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the County Public Service Board’s Office located next to Kenya Red Cross near St. Anthony Boys High School – Kitale.
TRANS NZOIA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O. BOX 4210 – 30200