July 18, 2024
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Kisii County Ogembo Municipality Manager 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.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS PHYSICAL PLANNING, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

MUNICIPAL MANAGER-OGEMBO MUNICIPALITY (1 POST) JOB GROUP ‘R’- VACANCY NO. KSI/PSB/EA/16/2024

The Municipal manager will be responsible to the Municipal Board for managing the affairs of the Municipality in line with the provisions of the Urban Areas and Cities Act 2011 (Amended) 2019

The duties and responsibilities include: –

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Implementing the decisions and functions of the Municipal Board as provided for in the Urban Areas and Cities Act, 2011 (Amended) 2019 Section 20 (1), (a-s)
  • Acting on behalf of the Board of the Municipality in ensuring the execution of the directives of the Board of the Municipality;
  • Be principally responsible for building strong alliances and effective working relations between the Board of the Municipality and the civil society, private sector and community- based organizations;
  • Causing to be prepared, transmitted to the Board of the Municipality, and distributed to the public at least an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch Municipality;
  • Administer Municipality utilities and properties;
  • Implementing national policies and policies of the County Executive Committees as they affect the Municipality;
  • Acting as an ex-officio member of all committees of the board of municipality.
  • Performing functions as may be delegated by the Municipal Board or by order or confer upon the Municipal Manager; and
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Board of the Municipality

Requirements and Competencies for Appointment:

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent.
  • Have proven experience of not less than ten (10) years in administration or management either in the public or private sector.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • A post graduate qualification in urban planning and development from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Constitution of Kenya 2010, County Government Act of 2012, Urban areas and Cities Act 2011.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrate a thorough understanding of the socio-economic dynamics of the county.
  • Must be computer literate.

Terms: Three (3) years contract renewable once subject to satisfactory performance.

Salary: As set by the Salary and Remuneration Commission (SRC)

PLEASE NOTE:                                 

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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