Government Jobs in Kenya - Murang’a

Principal Trade Development Officer
Job Group ‘N’
Ref: NO MCG/PSB/2017/010

Responsibilities

·         Analyzing economic and trade data and reports;
·         Disseminating business information;
·         Facilitating trade promotion activities;
·         Conducting surveys and mapping of various business activities;
·         Sensitizing the business community on sources of credit available to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs);
·         Promoting entrepreneurial venture creation, growth, development and graduation Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs);
·         Providing training, consultancy and extension services on trade issues;
·         Monitoring and analyzing price and supply trends of essential commodities in the domestic market;
·         Administering the Joint Loan Board (JLB) scheme;
·         Providing information on government policies for trade promotion and development and managing business information and solution centres;
·         Identifying business opportunities in the domestic market;
·         Undertaking research and carrying out market intelligence for trade development;
·         Monitoring the impact of trade practices;
·         Advising development communities on trade matters;
·         Preparing periodic field reports and returns on trade activities;
·         Promoting public-private sector partnerships;
·         Carrying out inspection of Joint Loan Board (JLB) activities and preparing reports;
·         Mobilizing the business community to participate in trade fairs and exhibitions;
·         Preparing background papers and briefs on trade issues;
·         Undertake intra and inter County liaison on trade matters for trade development;
·         Preparing the development plan chapter relating to domestic trade in the County development plan administration.

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: -Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, International Trade/Business/Relations or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
·         Demonstrates professional competencies and outstanding administrative and managerial capability in trade development services;
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
·         Served for a period of not less than eight (8) years three (3) of which must be in a management position in the public service or private sector organizations;
·         Satisfy the requirement of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010.


Principal Finance Officer
Job Group ‘P’
Ref: NOMCG/PSB/2017/009

Responsibilities

·         Consolidating county budgets for the recurrent and development votes;
·         Preparing quarterly expenditure forecast as a basis for discussions with the Treasury for release of funds;
·         Initiating proposals seeking funds for additional expenditures and reallocation of voted funds during the year;
·         Monitoring expenditure on projects and programme implementation on a periodic basis and ensuring that timely corrective measures are taken;
·         Coordinating activities and work of all officers handling donor financed projects, monitoring implementation of such projects and review of reimbursements;
·         Coordinating the design and financial aspects for all new donor projects and agreements with donor agencies.

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas: Commerce (Finance option), Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or Finance or any other Bachelor’s degree with Certified Public Accountant II (CPA II) qualification;
·         Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Economics, Finance, Commerce or in a financial related discipline from a recognized university;
·         Have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
·         Served for a period of not less than eight (8) years three (3) of which must be in a management position in the public service or private sector organizations;
·         Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity.


Economist II & Statisticians II
Job Group ‘K’
Ref: NO MCG/PSB/2017/011

Responsibilities

·         Collecting, collating and analyzing data in the relevant sectors;
·         Compiling sector specific draft reports;
·         Providing support in the preparation of policy briefs and reports on the relevant sectors;
·         Capturing data on budgetary requirements;
·         Uploading information in the County Integrated Monitoring and Evaluation System (CIMES).

Requirements

·         Bachelor degree in any of the following disciplines; Economics, Statistics, Economics and Mathematics, Economics and Finance or Economics and Statistics from a recognized institution;
·         Have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;


Trade Development Officer II
Job Group ‘J’
Ref: NO MCG/PSB/2017/012

Responsibilities

·         Collecting and compiling economic and trade related data
·         Disseminating trade information
·         Compiling data on recovery of loans owed to the Joint Loans Board (JLB)
·         Facilitating trade promotion activities
·         Participating in the implementation of trade related development projects

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: -Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Business Management, Entrepreneurship International Trade/Business/Relations or its equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution


Assistant Co-Operative Officer III
Job Group ‘H’
Ref: NO MCG/PSB/2017/014

Responsibilities

·         Promoting co-operatives societies
·         Enforcing compliance with co-operative legislation

Requirements

·         Diploma in any of the following: -Co-operative Management, marketing or Finance from a recognized Institution;
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.


Human Resource Management Officer II
Job Group ‘J’
Ref: NO MCG/PSB/2017/013

Responsibilities

·         Verification of information relating to recruitment, appointment, transfers, Human Resource Management records and complement control;
·         Processing cases for the County Human Resource Management Advisory Committee;
·         Assisting in the implementation of the decisions thereof;
·         Supervising and guiding clerical staff in the department.

Requirements

·         A degree in Social Sciences such as Government, Sociology, Economics, Public/Business Administration, Human Resource/Personnel Management or any other relevant qualification from a recognized Institution.


Information Officer III
Job Group ‘H’
Ref: NO MCG/PSB/2017/016

Responsibilities

·         Gathering news;
·         Verifying authenticity of news;
·         Initial editing and dispatching news and features to the media houses.

Requirements

·         Kenya Certificate of Education (KCSE) with a minimum of C+ in English or Kiswahili;
·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines:-Journalism,Film production, Mass Communication, Internal Relations, Communication Studies or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
·         Certificate in computer applications.


Administration Officer III
Job Group ‘H’
Ref: NO MCG/PSB/2017/015

Responsibilities

·         Planning of office accommodation and layout;
·         Facilitating transport and travelling services;
·         Maintaining and updating furniture and office equipment inventory;
·         Ensuring payment of utility bills;
·         Facilitating movement of assets;
·         Facilitating general maintenance of building and furniture;
·         Facilitating logistics for meetings, conferences and other specific events;
·         Collecting and collating data on developmental activities;
·         Providing input in organizing public participation awareness at the local level.

Requirements

·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines:-Public Administration, Business Administration/Management,
·         Community Development or any other Social Science from a recognized Institution;
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized Institution.
How to Apply
Applications should be submitted to the Public Service Board clearly indicating the position applied for and reference number on the envelope addressed to:
Secretary
Murang’a County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 52 – 10200
MURANG’A
Applications can be hand delivered at the County Public Service Board Office located within the County Governor’s office, Murang’a on or before close of business on 29th January 2018
Applicants from other Counties are encouraged to apply.

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