Over 50 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya – Busia 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Over 50 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya – Busia 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Pursuant to Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
and Section 59 (1) (b), of The County Governments Act No.17, 2012, The County
Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitably qualified
persons to fill vacant positions in the Department of Finance, Economic
Planning and ICT.



DIRECTOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SERVICES JOB GROUP “R” (ONE (1)
POSITION)

  • Ensuring
    adherence to the laid down procedures, rules and regulations;
  • Analyzing
    the impact of Supply Chain Management policies, rules and regulations;
  • Advising
    the Accounting Officers on Supply Chain Management standards;
  • Assisting
    in procurement planning and budget preparation;
  • Advising
    departments on Supply Chain Management matters and interpreting of other
    laws and statutes that impact on Supply Chain Management
  • Be a
    Kenyan Citizen
  • A
    Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: – Commerce, Business
    Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing
    or their equivalent qualification
  • A
    Master’s degree in any of the following: – Procurement and Supply
    Management, Business Administration, Commerce, Logistics and Supply Chain
    Management or any relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Must
    have served in the grade of Deputy Director Supply Chain Management Job
    Group “Q” or in an equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service
    for a minimum period of three (3) years and five (5) years in the private
    sector
  • Must
    have attended a Senior Management Course (SMC) and Strategic Leadership
    and Development Programme (SLDP) from Kenya School of
  • Demonstrate
    a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and
    initiative in organization and management of supply chain Management
    functions and possess a thorough understanding of supply chain management
    policies, rules, regulations and other status that impact on supply chain
    management
  • Ability
    to articulate and implement departmental and county government mandates
  • Organizational,
    analytical, managerial and decision making skills
  • Must
    be a member of the institute of: Purchasing and Supplies Management/KISM
  • Satisfy
    the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
    leadership and Integrity.
DEPUTY DIRECTOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT-JOB GROUP’ Q’(ONE (1)
POSITION)
  • Analysing
    Supply Chain Management structures and systems;
  • Determining
    and proposing methods and strategies of handling the Supply Chain
    Management function;
  • Initiating
    and developing Supply Chain Management policies and performance
    improvement strategies that are adoptive to the changing environment and
    technology;
  • Coordinate
    development of strategic plans for the Directorate of Supply Chain
  • Implementation
    of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act,2005 and other statutes, rules
    and regulations and ensuring adherence to the laid down procedures, rules
    and regulations;
  • Analysing
    the impact of Supply Chain Management policies, rules and regulations;
  • Advising
    the Accounting Officer on Supply Chain Management
  • Served
    in the grade of Assistant Director of Supply Chain Management Services or
    in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum
    period of three (3) or  (5) years in the private Sector.
  • Diploma
    in Purchasing and Supplies Management or its equivalent from a recognized
    institution.
  • Bachelor’s
    Degree in any of the following: – Purchasing and Supplies Management,
    Business Administration, Commerce, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution.
  • A
    master’s degree in any of the following fields: Purchasing and Supplies
    Management, Logistics, Business Administration, Commerce,
    Entrepreneurship, Law or any other relevant qualification from a
    recognized institution will be an added
  • Must
    be a member of the institute of: Purchasing and Supplies Management/KISM
  • Satisfy
    the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
    leadership and Integrity.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT III-JOB GROUP ‘H’ (12 POSITIONS)
ENTRY LEVEL
  • Issuing
    and receiving stores;
  • Assisting
    in stock taking;
  • Reconciliation;
  • Preparation
    and maintenance of records
  • A
    diploma (CIPS) in Supplies Management or procurement and Logistics or its
    equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Must
    have a Kenya Certificate Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C-(Minus)
    or its equivalent
  • Served
    in the grade of Supply Chain Management Assistant IV or in a comparable
    and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum, period of three
    (3)
  • An
    advanced certificate in Supply Chain Management from Chartered Institute
    of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or its approved equivalent from a
    recognized
  • Must
    be a member of the institute of: Purchasing and Supplies Management/KISM
  • Computer
    Literate
  • Satisfy
    the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
    leadership and integrity
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT III-JOB GROUP ‘H’ (12 POSITIONS)
ENTRY LEVEL
  • Issuing
    and receiving stores;
  • Assisting
    in stock taking;
  • Reconciliation;
  • Preparation
    and maintenance of records
  • A
    diploma (CIPS) in Supplies Management or procurement and Logistics or its
    equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Must
    have a Kenya Certificate Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C-(Minus)
    or its equivalent
  • Served
    in the grade of Supply Chain Management Assistant IV or in a comparable
    and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum, period of three
    (3)
  • An
    advanced certificate in Supply Chain Management from Chartered Institute
    of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or its approved equivalent from a
    recognized
  • Must
    be a member of the institute of: Purchasing and Supplies Management/KISM
  • Computer
    Literate
  • Satisfy
    the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
    leadership and integrity
INFORMATION OFFICER II, JOB GROUP “J” -2 POSTS
This will be the entry and training grade for Information
Officers. An officer at this level will be deployed either at the County
Headquarters or in a field office to assisting information services work.
Duties and responsibilities will include; Gathering news,
Verifying authenticity of news; initial editing and dispatching news and
features to the Departmental Headquarters and media houses.
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
  • Be a
    Kenyan citizen;
  • have
    Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) a minimum of C+ in English
    or Kiswahili and C in any other relevant subject or equivalent
    qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • have
    a Bachelor’s in any of the following: Journalism, Mass Communication,
    Internal Relations, Communication Studies, or any other approved equivalent
    qualifications from a recognized Institution; and
  • Be
    proficient in computer
  • Satisfy
    the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010
SENIOR INFORMATION OFFICER, JOB GROUP ‘L’ – 2 POSITIONS
The Duties and responsibilities will entail management of news
i.e. receiving, selecting, re-writing, translating and editing news and
features; ensuring quality dissemination of news; and supervising, guiding and
coordinating staff and other resources in the office. Will also be charged with
updating and maintaining the County website.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
  • Be a
    Kenyan citizen;
  • Have
    served in the grade of Information Officer I or in a comparable and
    relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3)
    years;
  • Have
    a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines, in the case of
    serving certificate holders: Journalism, Mass Communication, International
    Relations, Communication Studies, Public Relations or its approved
    equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Possess
    good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
  • Possess
    advanced computer application skills; and
  • Have
    demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and
  • Satisfy
    the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,
SENIOR PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER – JOB GROUP “L” – 2 POSTS
  • Gathering
    information on programmes and significant events within the county
    Government and the impact on customers, and forwarding the same to the
    head of a Public Communications Unit within the county for dissemination;
  • Assisting
    in the development of communications and media strategy; editing stories
    on various topical issues before they are released to the public
  • liaising
    with media practitioners and the public on issues of mutual concern in the
    county
  • scheduling
    interviews with County Government officials
  • managing
    assigned projects/programmes; and
  • Organizing
    events under the guidance of the head of the Unit/Section
  • And
    any other assigned
  • Be a
    Kenyan citizen;
  • Be
    in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:
    Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations,
    Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a
    recognized University/Institution;
  • Possess
    good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
    and
  • Be
    proficient in computer
  • Satisfy
    the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,
For Promotion the Officer Must 
  • Have
    served in the grade of Public Communications Officer I or in a comparable
    and relevant position in the Public Service OR in a comparable position in
    the private sector or social industry for a minimum period of three (3)
    years or (6) years
  • Have
    a Diploma in any of the following disciplines in the case of serving
    Certificate holders: Journalism, International Relations, Mass
    Communication, Communication Studies, Public Relations or its approved
    equivalent Qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Possess
    good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
    Possess advanced computer application skills; and
  • Have
    shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
OFFICE MESSENGER JOB GROUP ‘D’ – 2 POSITIONS
  • General
    Cleanliness
  • Messengerial
    Duties
  • Any
    other assigned duties that may be assigned
Be in possession of Kenya certificate of secondary education
(KCSE) mean grade D (Plain) from the Kenya national examination council; and
Satisfy chapter six of the constitution of Kenya (2010) on the leadership and
integrity.
COOK, Job Group ‘F’- 2 POSITIONS
  • Maintaining
    hygiene by ensuring cleaning of the kitchen and its surrounding
  • Proper
    storage of foodstuffs and setting up buffet services areas
  • Placement
    of food service line, replenishing of foodstuffs during service and
    reporting low stock levels.
  • Detecting
    and reporting spoil or unattractive food and detecting defective equipment
    and reporting the same to the supervisor
  • Preparation
    of Mails
  • Be a
    Kenyan citizen
  • Be
    in possession of at least Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
    mean grade (C-) minus or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
    institution and
  • Have
    attended a course lasting not less than one (1) year and awarded a
    certificate in food production or its equivalent qualification from a
    recognized
  • Satisfy
    the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER III, JOB GROUP H – 3 POSITIONS
  • It
    will entail administrative duties including general office administration,
  • Assets
    management and inventory. In addition,
  • Planning
    and maintaining security;
  • Co-ordination
    and organization of County Government functions;
  • Mitigating
    disaster;
  • peace
    building initiatives;
  • Coordinate
    compilation of annual reports;
  • Coordinate
    performance management and overseeing implementation of County Government
    development

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Be a
    Kenyan Citizen
  • A
    diploma in the following discipline Public Administration, Business
    Administration/Management, Community Development any Social Science or its
    equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; and
  • Proficiency
    in computer applications from a recognized institution
  • Satisfy
    the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,
INFORMATION OFFICER III, (SOUND TECHNICIAN), JOB GROUP ‘H’ – 1
POSITIONS
  • Operating
    the digital recording system and ensuring general safety of the machine
  •  Gathering
    news, verifying authenticity of news; initial editing and dispatching news
    and features
  • Maintaining
    the cleanliness of the recording machines and equipment.
  • Testing
    of the machines and charging the digital recorders
  • Operating
    public address system in the Chamber
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
  • Be a
    Kenyan Citizen
  • Have
    Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) mean grade C with a
    minimum of C+ in English or Kiswahili and C in any other relevant subject
    or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • have
    a Diploma in any of the following: Digital, Recording/Electronics or any
    other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution
  • Have
    a minimum experience of 2 years
  • Certificate
    in computer application skills;
  • Demonstrated
    integrity, professional competence and management capabilities as
    reflected in work performance and
  • Satisfy
    the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,

DRIVER II, JOB GROUP
“E”- 1 POSITION

  • Driving a motor vehicle as authorized,
    carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and
    brakes systems, tyre pressure,
  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of
    vehicle systems,
  • Maintenance of work tickets for vehicle
    assigned,
  • Ensuring security and safety for the vehicle
    on and off the road,
  • Safety of the passengers and or/goods therein
    and maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle
For direct appointment to this grade, a candidate must have
  • Kenya certificate of secondary education mean
    grade D plain or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
    institution
  • Served in the grade of Driver III for a
    minimum period of three(3) years

  • a valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es)
    of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive
  • Passed occupational trade test III for drivers
  • attended a first aid certificate course
    lasting not less than one(1) week at St john ambulance or Kenya institute
    of highway and building technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized
    institution
  • passed suitability test for drivers grade 111
  • passed practical test for drivers conducted by
    the respective ministry/department
  • a valid certificate of good conduct from the
    Kenya police and
  • at least two (2) years driving experience
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of
    the Constitution of Kenya,
DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATION (LIAISON) JOB GROUP ‘R’- 1 POSITION
  • Coordination
    of liaison matters for efficient engagement with officials from other
    Governments, development partners and including officials from diplomatic
    missions;
  • Ensure
    that relations with other Governments and international organizations are
    carried out in accordance with standard liaison practices;
  • Extend
    efficient and effective liaison services in accordance with standard
    practices;
  • Facilitation
    of official engagement between County Governments with other visiting
    Governments, foreign officials and Diplomatic Corps;
  • Provide
    liaison advice and services to County Government and the public;
  • Coordinate
    State/Official visits, both inbound and outbound;
  • Organize
    County, National and International summits/conferences/ meetings/ events;
  • Facilitate
    representation of the County Government abroad;
  • Facilitating
    meetings, ensure proper etiquette for official engagements, and streamline
    interactions with dignitaries and other VIPs;
  • Any
    other duty that may be assigned from time to time
  • Be a
    Kenyan Citizen
  • Bachelor’s
    degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Public
    Relation, Communications Studies, Strategic Planning, International
    Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications
    from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Have
    relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in liaison
    services of not less than seven (7) years ,three (3) of which must be at a
    senor managerial position in the public service or equivalent in the
    private sector;
  • A
    Master’s Degree or Postgraduate Diploma in any other related field is an
    added advantage;
  • Demonstrate
    general administrative ability required for direction, control and
    implementation of liaison services management
  • Computer
    Application
  • Satisfy
    the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,
DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATION (SERVICE DELIVERY), JOB GROUP ‘R’- 1
POSITION
  • Implementing
    and maintaining service delivery standards;
  • Developing
    and updating framework for Monitoring and Evaluation in accordance to the
    design document and County requirements;
  • Ensuring
    that County projects’ interventions are effectively supported in terms of
    the assessment, design, implementation, baseline, monitoring, evaluation,
    transition, learning and documentation;
  • Participating
    in development of the annual work plan and budgets, ensuring alignment
    with technical approach;
  • Ensuring
    that core information for sectors is available;
  • Identifying
    the requirement for collecting baseline data, preparing terms of reference
    for and arranging the conducting of a baseline survey for service
    delivery;
  • Overseeing
    and executive Monitoring and Evaluation activities with particular focus
    on results and impacts as well as lesson learnt;
  • Ensuring
    timely communication of Monitoring and Evaluation findings at all levels;
  • Ensuring
    the successful development, elaboration and roll out of implementation
    strategies and operational guidelines;
  • Coordinating
    and ensuring the timely submission of a quality and comprehensive progress
    reports;
  • Guiding
    sectors in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved
    reporting formats and ensuring their timely submission;
  • Preparing
    consolidation progress reports for management including identification of
    problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in the County project
    implementation, and providing specific recommendations;
  • Undertaking
    regular visits to the field to support implementation of Monitoring and
    Evaluation and identifying where adaptations might be needed;
  • Ensuring
    effective engagement with Government departments, Regional
    technical/sector representatives;
  • Preparing
    monthly and quarterly projects;
  • Any
    other duties as may be assigned from time to time
  • Be a
    Kenyan citizen;
  • Bachelor’s
    Degree in Governance and Leadership, Business Administration, Public
    Administration, Political Science, Economics, Law, Entrepreneurship,
    Communication, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management or any
    Natural Science and Social Science related field from a recognized
    University;
  • Master’s
    Degree or Postgraduate Diploma will be an added
  • Demonstrate
    relevant experience of not less than five (7) years in a similar position
    in the NGO, private or public sector;
  • Demonstrate
    understanding of Governance and Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Excellent
    inter-personal communication and report writing skills; and
  • Demonstrate
    a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability
  • Computer
  • Satisfy
    the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,
ADMINISTRATION OFFICER II JOB GROUP J- 4 POSITIONS
  • Facilitating
    logistics for conferences and other special events
  • Collecting
    and collating data on development projects
  • Providing
    input in the monitoring and evaluation of projects in the county
    government
  • leave
    and attendance recording, arrangements for meetings and other events and
    reservations
  • Maintains
    calendar/schedules, prepares internal meeting minutes; tracks and
    follows-up pending actions.
  • Monitors
    daily press for notices affecting the functioning of County Government of
    Busia
  • Acts
    as the client focal point by responding to information requests and
    inquiries and as necessary, refers them to appropriate staff for
  • Knowledge
    of general office and administrative support including administrative
    policies, processes and
  • Works
    collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits
    input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to
    learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and
    acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may
    not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments
    and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Collecting
    and collating data on developmental projects in the county Government
  • Providing
    input in the monitoring and evaluation of Projects in the County
  • Be a
    Kenyan citizen;
  • Be
    in possession of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Be a
    holder of at least a Bachelor’s Degree or a Diploma in any of the
    following: Public Administration, Business
    Administration/Management,Community Development, Public Relations,
    International Relations, Diplomacy and Marketing or any other social
    science from a recognized institution from a recognized institution in
    Kenya
  • Possess
    three years’ experience in any administration position
  • Be
    computer Literate
  • Satisfy
    the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,
ASSISTANT DEPUTY DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATION (SERVICE DELIVERY), JOB
GROUP ‘P’- 1 POSITION
  • Report
    to Director, Service Delivery Unit
  • Implementing
    and maintaining service delivery standards;
  • Developing
    and updating framework for Monitoring and Evaluation in accordance to the
    design document and County requirements;
  • Ensuring
    that County projects’ interventions are effectively supported in terms of
    the assessment, design, implementation, baseline, monitoring, evaluation,
    transition, learning and documentation;
  • Participating
    in development of the annual work plan and budgets, ensuring alignment
    with technical approach;
  • Ensuring
    that core information for sectors is available;
  • Identifying
    the requirement for collecting baseline data, preparing terms of reference
    for and arranging the conducting of a baseline survey for service
    delivery;
  • Overseeing
    and executive Monitoring and Evaluation activities with particular focus
    on results and impacts as well as lesson learnt;
  • Ensuring
    timely communication of Monitoring and Evaluation findings at all levels;
  • Ensuring
    the successful development, elaboration and roll out of implementation
    strategies and operational guidelines;
  • Coordinating
    and ensuring the timely submission of a quality and comprehensive progress
    reports;
  • Guiding
    sectors in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved
    reporting formats and ensuring their timely submission;
  • Preparing
    consolidation progress reports for management including identification of
    problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in the County project
    implementation, and providing specific recommendations;
  • Undertaking
    regular visits to the field to support implementation of Monitoring and
    Evaluation and identifying where adaptations might be needed;
  • Ensuring
    effective engagement with Government departments, Regional
    technical/sector representatives;
  • Preparing
    monthly and quarterly projects;
  • Any
    other duties as may be assigned from time to
  • Be a
    Kenyan citizen;
  • Bachelor’s
    Degree in Governance and Leadership, Business Administration, Public
    Administration, Political Science, Economics, Law, Entrepreneurship,
    Communication, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management or related
    field from a recognized University;
  • Master’s
    Degree or Postgraduate Diploma in any of the following disciplines:
    Governance and Leadership, Business Administration, Public Administration,
    Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management or related field from a
    recognized University will be an added advantage;
  • Demonstrate
    relevant experience of not less than five (5) years in a similar position
    in the NGO, private or public sector;
  • Demonstrate
    understanding of Governance and Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Excellent
    inter-personal communication and report writing skills; and
  • Demonstrate
    a high degree of professional competence and administrative
  • Computer
    Literate
  • Satisfy
    the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,
All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following
additional documents
  • Tax
    Compliance Certificate
  • Clearance
    from HELB where necessary
  • Clearance
    from the Ethics and anti-corruption commission
  • Certificate
    of good conduct from the police
  • CRB
    Clearance Certificate

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their
applications attaching copies of their certificates and testimonials, and send
to the undersigned on or before 17th December, 2019 at 5.00 p.m.
 SECRETARY/CEO

BUSIA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD P.O BOX 1103-50400

BUSIA (K)

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