Pursuant to the provisions of Section 45 of the County Governments Act, No. 17 of 2012, Makueni County Public Service Board hereby invites applications from qualified, result oriented and self-motivated citizens to fill the following vacancies in the County Government.
The Chief Officer shall be the accounting and authorized officer in a specific department and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member. Applicants should specify the portfolio for which they are applying for.
  1. Chief Officer – Financial Services - Re-Advertisement
  2. Chief Officer – Social Economic Planning, Budget and Revenue Re-Advertisement
  3. Chief Officer – Water and Irrigation - Re-Advertisement
  4. Chief Officer – Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change Management - Re- Advertisement
  5. Chief Officer – Office of the Governor
Duties and Responsibilities
  • General administration and coordination of the respective County Department;
  • Initiating, developing and implementing policies and sector plans;
  • Formulating and implementing effective programs to attain County’s vision 2025 and sector goals;
  • Developing and implementing Departmental strategic plans;
  • Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery;
  • Promoting and Ensuring compliance with National values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Determining, managing and developing department’s workforce including implementation and monitoring of performance management systems;
  • Overseeing management of finances, preparation of budget estimates, annual work plans and programmes;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Governor, Deputy Governor or the Executive Committee Member from time to time.
Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this position, the person should:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree in the relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Possession of a master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than ten (10) years in a senior position in the Public Service or Private Sector in the portfolio applied for, five of which should be in a managerial position;
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
  • Must be a member of a professional body relevant to the position applied for and in good standing;
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the County Development objectives and Vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and integrity;
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Be computer literate.
Terms of Service: Contract
Salary: As prescribed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)
How to apply
Written applications enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card clearly indicating the position applied for on the ENVELOPE should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to:
The Secretary/CEO
Makueni County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 49 - 90300
Or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board Offices located past Makueni Girls, Opposite Wote Technical Training Institute to be received on or before Tuesday, 24th October, 2017.
Those who had previously applied for the re-advertised positions will not need to re- apply.
I. 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 (EACC)
  5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
Copies of the above clearance certificates must be attached to the applications.
II. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
III. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity card, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.
IV. The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.
V. Affirmative action as stipulated in the constitution shall be applied.
VI. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
VII. All the successful candidates will undergo vetting and approval by the County Assembly prior to their appointment.