Government Jobs in Kenya – Murang’a 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Government Jobs in Kenya – Murang’a 2019
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HR Management & Development

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Initiating and developing human
resource management and development policies;
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Analyzing the human resource
management and development structures and systems; determining and proposing
methods/strategies for handling the human resource management and development
function;

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Proposing performance improvement
strategies that are adaptive to the changing environment and technology;

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Researching on human resource best
practices that will guide the development of human resource management and
development policies, standards and regulations; institutionalization of
performance management including staff Performance Appraisal System;
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Preparing briefs on Collective
Bargaining Agreements/Labor Union matters; participating in tripartite
discussions; ensuring compliance with the remuneration policy;
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Identifying and liaising with
development partners for technical support of training programs including the
development of training proposals; designing and implementing training
programmes
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Ensuring the development and
maintenance of an up-to date human resource development data;
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Preparing reports; processing of
secondment and unpaid leave cases; and administration of the medical, mortgage,
car loan and pension schemes.
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Interpreting and advising on human
resource management and development policies and regulations; monitoring the
implementation of human resource management and development policies, rules and
regulations and analyzing their impact on staff;
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Ensuring that professional human
resource management and development standards are maintained;
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Implementation of Public Service
Board decisions; advising Technical Departments on career and succession
management, human resource planning and utilization of human resources;
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Coordinating the preparation of
Personnel Emoluments (PE) budgets;
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Coordinating the implementation of
Performance Management Systems including Performance Appraisal System and the
Reward and Sanctions Framework;
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Ensuring compliance with labor laws
and forging linkages with the Unions; and liaising with the Public Service
Board and department responsible for Finance on human resource matters;
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Coordinating the processing and
verifying of the agenda and minutes for the Human Resource Management Advisory
Committee;
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Coordinating training and human
resource development activities;
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Overseeing the development of
training projections and plans;
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Validation and authentication of
academic and professional certificates in liaison with the relevant
institutions.
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Served in the grade of Assistant
Director, Human Resource Management and Development or relevant and comparable
grade in the public or private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
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Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following fields: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Human
Resource Planning, Business Administration, Education, Sociology, Political
Science/Government, Anthropology or any other relevant Social Science from a
recognized institution;
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Master’s degree in any of the
following fields: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Human
Resource Planning, Industrial Relations, Labour Relations, Education, Public
Administration, Business Administration,  Counselling Psychology or any
other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
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Membership to a relevant professional
body;
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Certificate in computer application
skills from a recognized institution
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Demonstrated merit and ability as
reflected in work performance and results.
Salary and benefits: As per the guidelines provided by the Salaries and
Remuneration Commission.
Water & Sewerage Inspector
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Planning, supervising and evaluating
water supply and sewerage works
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Checking operation charts and monthly
revenue returns
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Collecting and analyzing data
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Supervising operations and
maintenance of water supplies and sewerage treatment works
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Maintaining records of water supplies
and sewerage schemes
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Served in the grade of inspector
(water and Sewerage)in the public or private sector for a minimum period of
three (3)years:
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A three (3) years certificate in
technical training from a recognized institution
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Diploma in either water supply
technology or water engineering from a recognized institution
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Certificate in computer applications
from a recognized institution
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Demonstrated merit and shown ability
as reflected in the work performance and results
Salary and benefits: As per the guidelines provided by the Salaries and
Remuneration Commission.
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Gathering news;
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Verifying authenticity of news;
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Initial editing and dispatching news
and features to the media houses.
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Sourcing relevant information in hard
or electronic format
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Classifying and storing information
for ease of access and retrieval
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Answering information-related queries
from within the organization and from the public where appropriate
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Advertising the service internally
and externally.
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Kenya Certificate of Education (KCSE)
with a minimum of C+ in English or Kiswahili;
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Diploma in any of the following
disciplines: – Journalism, Film production, Mass Communication, Internal
Relations, Communication Studies or any other approved equivalent
qualifications from a recognized Institution;
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Certificate in computer applications
Salary and benefits: As per the guidelines provided by the Salaries and
Remuneration Commission.
Social Development Officer
1. 
Implementing appropriate group
training programmes.
2. 
Mainstreaming disability in public
and private institutions.
iii.
Collaborating with stakeholders in managing social development programme(s) and
projects.
1.  Guiding communities develop Community Action Plans (CAPs).
2.  Collecting data on accessibilities on social development
opportunities for men and women
3.  Preparing reports on social development programmes.
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An officer must have eight years’
experience in the public or private sector three (3) years of which should be
in a senior management position.
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Diploma in any of the following
disciplines: – Community Development, Project Development/ Management, Social
Work, Sociology, Psychology, Gender and Development, Counselling, Health and
Community Development, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration/ Management,
Education management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
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Certificate in computer applications
from a recognized institution;
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Shown merit and ability as reflected
in work performance and results.
Salary and benefits: As per the guidelines provided by the Salaries and
Remuneration Commission.
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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
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Manage Administration in accordance
to the Urban and Cities Areas Act, 2011 and applicable legislations.
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Formulation and implementation of
policies, strategies, plans and programmes
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Develop, implement an integrated
Development Plan and monitor its progress
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Act on behalf of the Municipal Board
by ensuring the execution of the decisions of the Board
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Prepare and present for approval to
the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure.
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Be principally responsible for
building and maintain a strong alliance and effective working relationships
between the Board and the civil society, private sector and community based
organizations;
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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.
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Act as Board Secretary and as an
ex-officio member of all committees of the Board;
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Exercise supervision over all
departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities
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Enforce the provisions of this
Charter, Municipal By-laws, and all applicable laws; and other Municipality
decisions;
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Prepare and administer the annual
Municipality budget;
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Administer Municipality utilities and
property;
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Encourage and support regional and
intergovernmental cooperation;
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Promote cooperation among the Board
of the Municipality, staff and citizens in developing Municipality policies and
building a sense of community;
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Exercise such other powers as may be
prescribed by Charter, by-laws and applicable laws.
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Any other duties as directed by the
Board
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Be a Kenyan citizen.
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Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban
Management, Public Administration, Business Management or any other relevant
Degree from a university recognized in Kenya
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Possession of a relevant Master’s
Degree would be an added advantage
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Must have at least Seven (7) years of
experience, two (2) years of which must have been in a senior management level
in reputable organization;
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Must be computer literate in
Microsoft package from a recognized institution;
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Understanding national goals,
policies and development objectives of vision 2030;
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Excellent communication and
interpersonal skills; Demonstrate a thorough understanding of socio-economic
dynamics in Murang’a County
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Be a strategic thinker and result
oriented Wide knowledge in Urban Development Policies and Financial Management
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Registration with a relevant
professional body is an added advantage.
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Good knowledge and interpretation of
key and related Urban Areas and Cities Legislations and Policies, Knowledge of
Municipal Operations and Delegation of Powers
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Satisfy the requirements of Chapter
six (6) of the Constitution on Leadership and integrity
Salary and benefits: As per the guidelines provided by the Salaries and
Remuneration Commission.
Application
forms and details of the vacancies can be accessed HERE. Applications should be
submitted to the Public Service Board Offices located within the County
Governor’s office, Murang’a on or before close of business on 
26th July 2019 clearly indicating the position applied for on the
envelope addressed to:
Murang’a County Public Service Board
Applicants
from other Counties are encouraged to apply.
Any
form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Women,
minorities and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Shortlisted
candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic
and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant
documents in support of their applications.

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