Wednesday, September 18, 2013

County Secretary for Murang’a County Public Service Board

Murang’a County Public Service Board

The Murang’a County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions:

County Secretary

Job Group ‘T’ 

1 Post

Job Ref: MCPSB 1/2013

Reporting to the County Governor, the County Secretary will be the Chief Administration Officer of
the County.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Head of the county Public Service and secretary to the County Executive Committee.
  • Ensure efficient management of resources to coordination of County Government activities
  • Interpret, disseminate and oversee implementation of National and county Government policies
  • Communicate and follow up the decisions of the Executive Committee to the appropriate persons.
  • Coordinate County state functions
  • Provide direction and guidance to public officers in the County
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the County Executive committee.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be in possession of Bachelors degree from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Have a masters degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Have 10 years’ experience in a leadership position at senior management level in the public or private sector
  • Possess knowledge of organization and functions of Government
  • Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the Public Service.
  • Membership to a professional Association body will be an added advantage.
Core Competencies:

The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of county Secretary.
  • Ability to portray and uphold a positive County/National image
  • Being a visionary result oriented strategic thinker.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi —ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
Terms of Service: Contract

Salary Scale: Kshs. 152,060 — 302,980 per month

House allowance Kshs. 70,000 per month

Commuter Allowance Kshs. 24,000

How to apply

All applications should be submitted in sealed envelope clearly indicating the positions applied for
and quoting the job reference no. on the envelope and addressed to:

The Secretary
Murang’a County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 52 - 10200

Applications can be hand delivered to the County Governor’s office, Murang’a at the County Public
Service Board Office on or before 1st October 2013.


All applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following institutions;
  • The Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  • The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • The Ethics and Anti —Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau
  • A current membership Certificate of confirmation from the relevant professional body.
Copies of these certificates must be attached to the applications.

(i) The application should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board, on or before 24th Sept 2013.

(ii) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(iii) Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity Cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview

( iv) The Murang’a County Government is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply

(v) The Salary and benefits attached to each post may be subject to review as would be advised by Salaries and Remuneration Commission

Murang’a County Government is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.