Job career at Homabay County for Secretary in Kenya 2013

Homabay County Government

Office of the Governor

County Secretary

Job Group T
1 Post
The Homa Bay County Government wishes to recruit a competent and qualified person to fill the position of “County Secretary” as per The County Governments Act, 2012 section 44.

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

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Head of the County Public Service and secretary to the County Executive Committee.
  • Responsible for arranging the business, and keeping the minutes, of the county executive committee.
  • Ensure efficient management of resources
  • Coordination of County Government activities.
  • Interpret, disseminate and oversee implementation of National and county Government policies.
  • Convey the decisions of the Executive Committee to appropriate persons or authorities.
  • 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 from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • Have 10 years’ experience in a leadership position at senior management level.
  • Has undergone the Strategic Leadership Development Programme
  • Possess knowledge of organization and functions of Government.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the Public Service.
  • Be a member of at least one professional Association or body.
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 — 180,000 per month
House Allowance: Kshs. 70,000 per month
Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 24,000
All applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following institutions;
  1. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  2. The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EAC)
  5. A recognized Credit Reference Bureau
  6. A current membership Certificate of confirmation from the relevant professional body.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity Cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.
All applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked Confidential/County Secretary and addressed to:-
The Deputy Governor,
Homa Bay County Government,
P.O Box 469-40300
Homa Bay
Applications may also be hand delivered to the Deputy Governor’s Office on or before 30th October, 2013.

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