Kitui County PSB County Chief Officer Job Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Kitui County PSB County Chief Officer Job Kenya 2021
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County Chief Officer Job, Current County Government Jobs Kenya,

Kitui County Public Service Board (CPSB) is a body corporate established under Section 57 of

the County Governments Act, 2012 pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Section 59 of the County Governments Act 2012 outlines the functions of the CPSB among them being “appoint persons to hold or act in offices of the County public service including in the Boards of cities and urban areas within the County and to confirm appointments”. Sections 45(1)(a) of the County Governments Act, 2012 further mandates the CPSB to competitively source and recommend qualified and experienced persons for nomination and appointment as County Chief Officers by the Governor.

Pursuant to the above constitutional and legal provisions, Kitui CPSB invites applications from qualified persons to be considered for the positions outlined below:

COUNTY CHIEF OFFICER, JOB GROUP ‘CPSB 02’ (S) SEVEN (7) POSTS Terms of Service: Contract


  • For appointment to this position, a person should:
  • Be a citizen of Kenya;
  • Be in possession of a relevant Bachelors’ degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Possession of a Master’s degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya will be added advantage;
  • Have at least ten (10) years relevant professional experience in the portfolio of interest, five (5) of which should have been in a leadership position or at a top management level in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity; and
  • Membership to a relevant Professional Association/body will be an added advantage

A Chief Officer shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member in one of the following Seven (7) County Departments:

  • Investment and Industry
  • Special Programmes
  • SEKEB and Intergovernmental Relations
  • Water and Irrigation
  • Office of the County Secretary
  • Apiculture and Fisheries
  • Logistics and Operations


A Chief Officer will be in charge of administration of a County Ministry/Department. He /She will be the Accounting and Authorized Officer responsible for:

  • Providing strategic policy direction for improved service delivery;
  • Developing and implementing an effective performance management system;
  • Developing and implementing strategic plans;
  • Ensuring efficient and effective use of Financial and Human Resource, management of information systems and regular financial reporting as required;
  • Maintaining effective collaboration and partnerships with other organs of governments, Ministries/departments, the private sector and other stakeholders to propagate sector development goals and County objectives;
  • Providing leadership in mainstreaming Information Communication Technology in the operations of the County Ministry/Department;
  • Promoting values and principles spelt out in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 in the operations of the Ministry/Department;
  • Formulating and implementing effective programmes and plans to attain Vision 2030, Sustainable Development Goals and the County’s Five pilla manifesto;
  • Spearheading formulation of County policies related to specific Ministry’s mandate;
  • Ensuring the achievement of the County goals and objectives and Inter-Governmental programs and projects; and
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the County Executive Committee

Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to the above positions will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

How to apply:

Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Applicants for Chief Officers’ position should indicate the County Department of interest.

Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the position applied for clearly marked on the left side and either hand delivered to the reception desk at the Kitui CPSB offices on Prisons Road, Kitui Town or posted to the following address:

The Board Secretary,

Kitui County Public Service Board,

P.O. Box 33-90200, Kitui.

Important information to all applicants

  • Applications should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before WEDNESDAY, 4th AUGUST, 2021;
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted;
  • Shortlisted candidates MUST meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity and will be required to produce clearance/compliance certificates from the following agencies:
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Credit Reference Bureau
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation

The County Government of Kitui is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge commission for its recruitment services. Qualified Women, persons living with disability and those from minority and Marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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