July 18, 2024
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Kisii County Government Human Resource Director Job Vacancy 2024

Under Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya and Section 59 of the County Governments Act Revised Edition 2020 [2012] Kisii County Public Service Board invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant posts.





Requirements and Competencies for Appointment:

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Have served in the grade of Assistant Director of Human Resource Management /Deputy Director Human Resource Management or its equivalent in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years and has been in continuous service for not less than ten
  • (10) years or served in a comparable and relevant position in the private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years at senior management level in a recognized organization.
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or any social sciences degree from a recognized university;
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resources/Postgraduate diploma from a recognized institution
  • Master’s degree in HR HR-related field, Strategic Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or any related field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Certified Human Resource Professional and a member of IHRM and of good standing.
  • Certificate in leadership/management from a recognized institution.
  • Proficiency in computer application skills.
  • Served in a comparable position in public service or private sector for a minimum period of ten (10) years of which five (5) should be in a comparable position in a reputable organization.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya.

 The duties and responsibilities include: –

  • Overall, in charge of human resource function in the county.
  • Implement policies, and guidelines on designed Organizational Structures and Staff Establishment in the County Public Service;
  • Management of human resource services to ensure that staff are properly facilitated to maintain high motivation for effective performance and high productivity;
  • Lead in Human Resource functions which include recruitment, communication, change management, performance management, discipline, remuneration, staff welfare, human resource planning and staff development;
  • In consultation with authorized officer, determine optimal staffing levels and utilization of human resource in the County Public Service;
  • Initiate and coordinate research on market labour trends and develop strategies for best practices in human resource management and development;
  • In liaison with the County Public Service Board develop staffing norms, organization culture and modeling for optimal use of human resource;
  • Advise the Chief Officer on human resource matters;
  • In consultation with CPSB, prepare and review Schemes of Service and career progression guidelines; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Terms: Permanent and Pensionable


Canvassing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please be informed that Kisii County Public Service Board (CPSB) DOES NOT CHARGE ANY FEE or USE AGENTS.

All copies of Academic Certificates and Testimonials MUST be certified by a commissioner for Oaths.

Upon offer of employment, the successful candidates shall present evidence of having satisfied the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing the following:

  1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI).
  2. Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
  3. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board. (HELB).
  4. Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC).
  5. A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

How to apply

Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position applied for; department whilst enclosed together with a copy of the National ID detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials, to reach on or before 3rdJuly, 2024 at 5.00 p.m. and addressed to:

The Ag. -Secretary

Kisii County Public Service Board

P.O Box 1848-40200, KISII

Applications can be dropped at the Kisii County Public Service Board offices situated at Kisii – Kilgoris road near the Kisii Cathedral junction.

For further information, please visit www.kisii.go.ke

Kisii County is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified Kenyans including Women and Persons Living with Disability are encouraged to apply

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