Country Secretary & Head Public Service

Job Summary
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
Job Description
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Be the Secretary to the County Executive Committee;
  • Be the Head of County Public Service;
  • Be responsible for arranging the business, and keeping the minutes of the County Executive Committee;
  • Convey the decisions of the County Executive Committee to the appropriate persons or authorities;
  • Ensure efficient management of County resources;
  • Coordination of County Government activities;
  • Interpret, disseminate and oversee the implementation of National and County Government policies;
  • Provide direction and guidance to public officers in the County; and
  • Perform any other functions as directed by the Governor and County Executive Committee.
  • Be a citizen of Kenya;
  • Be in possession of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Served in the Public Service in the National Government having held the position of Secretary or worked for at least 5 years in the County level at Senior Administrative or Management level;
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of socio-economic development objectives and plans of Vision 2030;
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Nyandarua County Manifesto;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Proof of registration with the relevant professional body will be an added advantage;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Terms of Service: Contract
Salary: As prescribed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)
How to Apply
Applications should include a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), and copies of the following documents:
  • National identity card or passport;
  • Academic and professional certificates and testimonials;
  • Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loan Board (HELB),
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA),
  • Criminal Investigation Department (CID),
  • Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC), and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB);
  • Any other relevant supporting documents.
Women, persons with disability and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply. Any direct or indirect canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. All applications should be sent to reach the undersigned on or before 20th September, 2017
Office of the Governor,
County Government of Nyandarua,
P.O. Box 701-20303,
Ol’kalou, Kenya.


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