353 Government Jobs in Kenya - Taita Taveta

Senior Assistant Office Administrator

Responsibilities

·         Taking oral dictation, managing e-office, word and data processing, Operating office equipment and maintaining office diary;
·         Appointment and travel itineraries, attending to visitors /clients, ensuring security of office records, equipment and documents including classified materials
·         Maintaining an up to date filing system in the office, establishing and monitoring procedures for record keeping of correspondence and file movements and preparing responses to simple routine correspondences;
·         Managing petty cash, ensuring security, integrity and confidentiality of data

Qualifications

·         Served in the grade of assistant office administrator 1 or senior office administrative assistant for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Diploma in Secretarial from Kenya national examination council
·         Business education single and group certificates (BES &GC) Stages 1, 11 and 111 from the
·         Kenya national examinations council in the following subjects: Shorthand (minimum 110 p.m.), typing 111( 50 p.m.) computerised document processing 111, Business English
111/Communications 11, Office practise 11, Commerce 11, Office management 111/office administration and management 111 and Secretarial duties 11
·         Certificate in public relations and customer care course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from the Kenya school of Government or any other recognized institution ;
·         Certificate in computer Applications from a recognized institution;
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Forester

Responsibilities

·         He/she will report to Principal Forest Officer and be responsible for forest conservation, protection and management which include :- Planning, budgeting and monitoring of allactivities in the station, implementation of management plans of the stations, seedling production, planting and maintenance of plantations
·         Maintenance of roads and other infrastructure
·         Maintenance of station records, safety custody of equipment, stores and accountable documents
·         Coordinating forest protection activities at the station level, revenue collection
·         management of human resource at the station level.

Qualifications

·         Served in the grade of forester 11 at JG H for at least three (3) years.
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines, Environmental sciences; Geography and Natural Resource Management; Climate change and development, Earth Sciences; Environmental conservation and Natural Resource Management; Disaster management and sustainable development; Environmental Science; Natural Resource management; Integrated forest resource management; Agroforestry and rural development or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
·         A forest manager’s course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognised institution.
·         Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines, Environmental sciences; Geography and
·         Natural Resource Management; Climate change and development, Earth Sciences;
·         Environmental conservation and Natural Resource Management; Disaster management and sustainable development; Environmental Science; Natural Resource management; Integrated forest resource management; Agroforestry and rural development or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.
·         Knowledge of relevant legislations and policies relating to Natural Resource Management
·         Proficient in statistical data analysis and processing software
·         Be conversant with constitution of Kenya and Devolution laws.
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Principal Forest Officer

Responsibilities

·         Implementation and coordination of County forestry programs and projects at the sub-county level.
·         Implementation and evaluation of strategic plans on forest management and conservation at the sub-county level.
·         Offering advisory and farm extension services to community based forest associations at the sub-county level.
·         Planning and supervision of forestry projects and programs at the sub-county level.
·         Interpretation and implementation of National and County forest policies and laws at the subcounty level.
·         Liaising with local and regional state and non-state agencies, research institutions and conservation organizations on County forestry concerns.

Qualifications

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.
·         Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines, Environmental sciences; Geography and
·         Natural Resource Management; Climate change and development, Earth Sciences;
·         Environmental conservation and Natural Resource Management; Disaster management and sustainable development; Environmental Science; Natural Resource management; Integrated forest resource management; Agroforestry and rural development or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
·         Must have served as a Chief Forest officer or in a comparable position of not less than four (3) years in the field relevant to the portfolio of the department of Natural Resources OR equivalent
·         Good administration, organization and analytic skills.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
·         Certificate in Computer application from a recognised institution
·         Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution

Principal Tourism Officer

Responsibilities

·         Providing guidelines for tourism products development
·         Providing advice for development of small and medium Tourism Enterprises (SMTE’S) and community based tourism projects
·         Preparing proposals for tourism promotion and marketing, undertaking research and tourism intelligence surveys;
·         Providing technical advice on issues related to tourism
·         Supervising activities on domestic tourism promotion
·         Liaising with tourism stakeholders on issues related to tourism; analysing reports on tourism facilities and service providers
·         Implementing bilateral and multilateral agreements and protocols in tourism sector; and supervising placement of tourist signage’s.

Qualifications

·         Served in the grade of Chief Tourism Officer, for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Bachelor Degree in either Tourism Management; tourism and hospitality; Eco-tourism, Hotel and Institutional Management and Information Technology; Travel and Tour Operations
·         Management; International Tourism Hospitality Management; Travel and Tourism
·         Management; Hotel and Hospitality Management; Hotel and Hospitality Management; or its equivalent qualification from a recognised institution;
·         Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Environmental studies, sociology,
·         Geography, Business Administration, Commerce (Marketing option), international Relations from a recognised institution.
·         Certificate in senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
·         Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Clerical Officer

Responsibilities

·         at this level will entail compiling statistical records;
·         Sorting out letters and filing them, dispatching letters and maintaining an efficient Filing system
·         Processing appointments, promotions, discipline cases, transfers and
·         Other related duties in human resource management;
·         Preparing payment vouchers;
·         Computation of financial or statistical records based on routine or special sources of information
·         Compiling data and drafting simple letters.

Qualifications

·         Have served in the grade of Clerical Officer II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
·         Have passed the Proficiency Examination for Clerical Officers; and
·         Be proficient in computer applications

Gemologist Officer

Qualifications

·         Post graduate professional diploma in gemology or a related field.
·         Possess a degree in mining engineering or a related field.
·         MUST have served Job Group ‘J’ in the same capacity for a period of not less than one year.
·         Strong computer skills.
·         Excellent in written and verbal communications.
·         MUST satisfy the requirements of chapter Six (6) of the constitution of Kenya.

Responsibilities

·         Advising on proper and safe mining methods and enforce laws on land reclamation measures.
·         Gemstone testing and identification by their gemmological names at a fee.
·         Collaborate with gemstone dealers and organize gem market days at a fee.
·         Conducting county gem survey and identify gemstone potential areas in the county through geo mapping.
·         Research on gem market overseas, brand our produce and lure international dealers.
·         Supervision/monitoring of the county compressors, thermo analyser and other public equipment.
·         Ensuring safety for equipment and other facilities provided, ensuring that they are in good working condition.
·         Educate miners on sound mining practices and environmental conservation.
·         Act as a link on the mining matters of Taita Taveta county to national government departments , local communities and NGOs
·         Carryout an inventory of all mining activities in the county.
·         Prepare a database of all mine sites and types of minerals sought.


Assistant Gemologist 

Qualifications

·         Professional diploma in gemmology or a related field.
·         Possess a prior diploma in any engineering field.
·         MUST have served Job Group ‘H’ in the same capacity for a period of not less than one year.
·         Strong computer skills.
·         Excellent in written and verbal communications.
·         MUST satisfy the requirements of chapter Six (6) of the constitution of Kenya.
Responsibilities
·         Advising on the requirements and scrutinizing of those who are eligible for mining consents.
·         Creating awareness of importance of mining licensing.
·         Urge miners and all stakeholders in the mining industry to donate gem samples ready for the gemmology centre and gem cutting centre.
·         Assisting in opening up of county gemstone show room and showcasing our lapidary work at business conferences.
·         Educate the miners on sound mining practices and environmental conservation.
·         Organize seminars, events, conferences and exhibitions related to mines and minerals.
·         Take the lead in mobilizing and consolidating local groups and individuals in the region to facilitate their participation and contribution to the county.
·         To build capacity to local miners and value add mineral products.
·         To empower local artisans in mineral processing and marketing gemstones and other natural resources.
·         To carry out an inventory in all mining activities in the county.
·         To ensure proper, safe and healthy mining practices in the county.

Supply Chain Management Officer

Responsibilities

·         Help oversee the Supply Chain Management function in Supply Chain Management unit within a Ministry/Department.
·         Duties and Responsibilities will include processing of agenda for the tender committees and assisting in implementation of decisions.

Qualifications

·         served in the grade of Supply Chain Management Officer 11 or in a
·         Comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for period Of three (3) years;
·         A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following;-Commerce, Business
·         Administration; Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management,
·         Marketing or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·         Member of KISM
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

ICT Officer

Responsibilities

·         This level will include writing and testing simple computer programs according
·         Instructions and specifications
·         Assisting in the implementation of the computerm Systems
·         Providing user support and training of users
·         Repairs and maintenance of ICT
·         Equipment and associated peripherals
·         Monitoring the performance of ICT equipment’s
·         Reporting any faults for further action.

Qualifications

·         For appointment to this grade a candidates must have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C plain with at least C- In mathematics and English /Kiswahili or its approved equivalent
·         Diploma in any of the following fields: Computer Science, Electrical/ Electronics engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognised Institution

ECDE Teacher

Qualifications

·         Be a Kenyan Citizen
·         Be a holder of at least a certificate in Early Childhood Development and Education from a
·         recognized institution.
·         A diploma in the relevant field applied for will be an added advantage.
·         Registered with TSC
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.
·         Have knowledge experience and a distinguished career related to ECDE of not less than three(3) years.

Responsibilities.

·         Provide enabling environment for the child growth and development.
·         Provide primary care, health and nutrition to children under their care.
·         Manage the ECDE centres facilities and undertake enrolment of children in the centres.
·         Use schemes of work, lesson plan and learning materials to ensure quality teaching and learning.
·         Teach both academic and co-curriculum activities to ensure safety and welfare of children at the center.
·         Provide early stimulation for future development of a child.
·         Ensure early identification of disabilities, assessment and intervention

Senior Youth Training Officer

Responsibilities.

·         Develop the capacity of BOG to provide effective management
·         Coordinate and supervision of curriculum implementation
·         Ensure appointment of BOG’s is in line with laid regulations
·         To establish framework for trainees to be attached in industries to gain hands on skills
·         Initiate and monitor IGAS progress
·         Initiate and coordinate co-curricular activities
·         Ensuring County selection of youth polytechnics trainees
·         Engineer development of youth polytechnic fee structure
·         Collection ,compiling and developing monthly reports
·         Create community mobilization, awareness and sensitization
·         Appraise youth polytechnic managers

Qualifications

·         Be a Kenyan Citizen
·         Served in the grade of youth Training Officer for a period of three (3) years
·         Be a holder of bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Education or Technology
·         Education from a recognized institution, OR Bachelor’s degree in Science /Arts with a post
·         Graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized institution from a recognized institute
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.
·         Demonstrated a high degree of administrative and professional competence.
·         Certificate in computer application from a recognized institution.
·         Any other related course will be an added advantage


ECDE Caregiver

Qualifications

·         Be a Kenyan Citizen
·         Be a holder of certificate of Primary Education (CPE) OR Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE)
·         Must be working in the County Government as ECDE caregivers.

Responsibilities.

·         Provide enabling environment for the child growth and development.
·         Provide primary care, health and nutrition to children under their care.
·         Manage the ECDE centres facilities and undertake enrolment of children in the centres.
·         Use schemes of work, lesson plan and learning materials to ensure quality teaching and learning.
·         Teach both academic and co-curriculum activities to ensure safety and welfare of children at the center.
·         Provide early stimulation for future development of a child.
·         Ensure early identification of disabilities, assessment and intervention.

ECDE Teacher II

Qualifications

·         Be a Kenyan Citizen
·         Be a holder of at least a certificate in Early Childhood Development and
·         Education/Montessori from a recognized institution.
·         A diploma in the relevant field applied for will be an added advantage
·         Registered with Teacher Service Commission (TSC)
·         Must be working in the County Government as an ECDE teacher.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.
·         Have knowledge experience and a distinguished career related to ECDE of not less than three (3) years.

Responsibilities

·         Provide enabling environment for the child growth and development.
·         Provide primary care, health and nutrition to children under their care.
·         Manage the ECDE centres facilities and undertake enrolment of children in the centres.
·         Use schemes of work, lesson plan and learning materials to ensure quality teaching and learning.
·         Teach both academic and co-curriculum activities to ensure safety and welfare of children at the center.
·         Provide early stimulation for future development of a child.
·         Ensure early identification of disabilities, assessment and intervention

Supply Chain Management Assistant

Responsibilities

·         Issuing and receiving Stores
·         Assisting in stock taking
·         Reconciliation
·         Preparation and maintenance of records

Qualifications

·         Must be a Kenyan citizen
·         Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean. Grade C- (minus) with a minimum of C- in -Mathematics. And English or Kiswahili or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution:
·         A Diploma in Supplies Management from a recognized institute or Dip in (CIPS) in supply management OR equivalent
·         Member of KISM

Director Supply Chain Management
The Officer will head the Supply Chain Management unit and will be responsible to the Chief Officer Finance for the efficient management of Supply Chain Management Service

Responsibilities

·         Policy implementation and interpretation on supply chain management;
·         Advising the Chief Officer Finance on matters of Supply Chain management policy and management;
·         Providing guidance in overall supply chain management policy and management;
·         Issuing administrative guidelines on implementation and interpretation of the Act, Regulations and other statutes;
·         Introducing modern inventory management techniques and approaches;
·         Implementing e-government procurement strategies;
·         Interpreting international trade agreements/policies related to procurement;
·         Providing overall guidance of framework and consortium buying; providing guidance on public private partnerships and concessioning in infrastructure and specialized services;
·         Providing guidance on county government asset management;
·         Implementing inventory management information system;
·         Providing guidance on procurement policies and procedures;
·         Liaising with other finance management functions on the issues of procurement;
·         Providing overall guidance on contract design and management;
·         Providing overall guidance on disposal of County government inventory and other assets;
·         Undertake capacity building of staff at County level;
·         Advising on quality assurance of goods, works and services
·         Management, training in and development of County Supply Chain personnel;
·         Representing the Chief Officer Finance in relevant procurement maters.
·         Ensuring the attainment of the objectives outlined in the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2005, including promotion of local industry economic development;

Qualifications

·         Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Supply Chain Management Job Group `Q for a minimum period of three (3) Years or comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or relevant working experience of not less than five years in a comparable relevant position in the Private sector.
·         Have a Bachelor`s degree in, Procurement and Supplies Management, from a recognized university.
·         Must be registered with the relevant professional body
·         Must have attended a course in Strategic Leadership
·         Have very good Microsoft Excel and IFMIS management skills.
How to Apply
All applications together with copies of detailed curriculum vitae, Academic and Professional certificates, testimonials and references, National Identity Card or Passport and clearance certificates should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position you are applying and addressed to:
The Secretary,
County Public Service Board,
Private Bag,
Voi.
Important information to all Candidates
The applications should reach the Board Secretary on or before 3rd October,2017
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce their Originals of National Identity Cards, Certificates, Testimonials and CHAPTER SIX requirement during interview.

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