Government Jobs in Kenya - Tana River

Co-Operative Officer

V/NO:17/2019
Job Group ‘J’
(2 Posts)
Terms of service: Permanent and Pensionable
Remuneration: As prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission
Responsibilities
The officer will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:
·         Enforcing the co-operative legislation;
·         Advising societies on proper conduct of meetings; and
·         Implementation co-operative development policies.
·         Perform any other duties and responsibilities as shall be delegated from time to time.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: co-operative management, business administration, sociology, law, commerce, Entrepreneurship, Management and Organizational Development or Economics (Lower 2nd) from a recognized institution;
·         Have attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from Kenya School of Government;
·         Certificate in computer application from a recognized institution

Tourism Officer
V/NO:16/2019
Job Group ‘K’
(2 Posts)
Terms of service: Permanent and Pensionable
Remuneration: As prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission
Responsibilities
·         Identifying and documenting tourism products;
·         Identifying Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises (SMTE’s) and community based tourism projects;
·         Liaising with tourism stakeholders on issues related to tourism;
·         Inspecting and preparing reports on tourism facilities and service providers;
·         Collecting and compiling information on tourism facilities and services for the development of Tourism guide books;
·         Undertaking domestic tourism promotion;
·         Collecting and maintaining data on tourism statistics;
·         Maintaining a register on tourism facilities and services;
·         Identifying suitable locations for mounting tourist signages; and
·         Perform any other duties and responsibilities as shall be delegated from time to time.
Qualifications
·         Bachelors degree in either Tourism; Tourism Management; Tourism and Hospitality Management; Eco-tourism, Hotel and Institutional Management and Information Technology; Travel and Tour Operations Management; International Tourism Management Hospitality Management; Travel and Tourism Management; Hotel and Hospitality Management; or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution

Youth & Sports Development Officer (3 Posts)
V/NO: 25/2019
J/G ‘K’
(3 Posts)
Terms of service: permanent
Remuneration: As prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)
Responsibilities
·         Heads the technical wing of the department of sports in the sub-county;
·         Implementation of sports programmes within the sub-county;
·         Create awareness to the public in the sub-county on sports career paths and development;
·         Monitoring and evaluation of sports development programmes in the subcounty;
·         Development of sub-county sports policies, rules and regulations governing the operations of the department;
·         Coordinating the development of sports facilities and equipment in the subcounty;
·         Support promotion and nurturing of sports potential within the sub-county;
·         Identify sports talents for further development;
·         Promote community development by designing programmes and policies that build people’s capacity to resist vices and enhance protective factors; and
·         Perform any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications
·         Must have served in comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of three years;
·         Be a holder of at least a Bachelor degree in social sciences, sports science/development studies, sociology or any other related degree from a recognized university;
·         Have the ability to build and lead cohesive teams;
·         Meet the requirements of chapter six (6) of the constitution of Kenya 2010; and
·         Be in possession of excellent problem solving skills.

Director Trade Development
V/NO: 13/2019
J/G ‘R’ 1
Terms of service: Three (3) year renewable contract
Remuneration: As prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission
Responsibilities
·         Ensure management and administration of trade and business development services;
·         Chief adviser on issues relating to trade and trade development in the county;
·         Develop policies related to trade;
·         Offer leadership in conducting research on trade and related issues for the county;
·         Develop training proposals on trade development;
·         Market the county as an investment destination;
·         Monitor and evaluate trade development projects and programmes;
·         Development of SME’s engaged in trade;
·         Collect, analyse and disseminate business information and management of county business information centers;
·         Promoting of export business and domesticating inter-county regional and international trade at county level;
·         Organize outreach activities and networking with trade related agencies;
·         Day to day operation of county loans scheme.
·         Coordinate preparation of divisional work plans, setting performance targets and budget estimates for the department and guiding and supervising staff; and
·         Perform any other duties and responsibilities as shall be delegated from time to time.
Qualifications
For appointment to this position, the officer must meet the following:
·         Served in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of ten (10) years;
·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, International Trade/Business/Relations, Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Finance or any related field from a recognized institution;
·         Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: commerce, marketing, Business administration, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, International trade/business/relations, Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Finance or any related field from a recognized institution;
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution; and
·         Demonstrate a thorough understanding of county/National goals, policies and development objectives and the ability to translate them into trade development programs/projects.
·         Be in possession of a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.

Trade Development Officer
V/NO:18/2019
Job Group ‘J’
Terms of service: Permanent and Pensionable
Remuneration: As prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission
Responsibilities
An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:
·         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; and
·         Participating in the implementation of trade related development projects; and
·         Perform any other duties and responsibilities as shall be delegated from time to time.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have
·         Bachelor 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; and
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.

Weights & Measures Officer

V/NO: 19/2019
Job Group ‘J’
Terms of service: Permanent and Pensionable
Remuneration: As prescribed by Salaries and Remuneration Commission
Responsibilities
An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of an experienced officer. Specific duties and responsibilities will entail
·         Testing and stamping mechanical and electronic weighing and measuring equipment;
·         Collecting data on verified equipment at trader’s premises, stamping stations and verification office;
·         Sampling pre-packaged goods for quantitative analysis;
·         Preparing testing equipment for inspection and investigation purposes;
·         Preparing weighing and measuring equipment during trade fairs and exhibitions;
·         Giving evidence in court on cases arising from infringement of the Weights and Measures Act (Cap 513) and Trade Descriptions Act (Cap 505);
·         Perform any other duties and responsibilities as shall be delegated from time to time.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
·         Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Physics, Mathematics, Legal Metrology, Information Communication Technology, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
·         Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.
How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates should download and duly fill a job application form provided on our website: www.tanariver.go.ke/vacancies attach and submit their applications with updated CV, a copy of National Identity Card, copies of academic and professional certificates, names and contacts of three (3) referees, and other relevant testimonials to:
The Board Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board of Tana River
P.O. Box 181 – 70101
HOLA
All applications clearly specifying the position applied for on the top left side of the envelope should be received on or before 31st May 2019.
All applicants MUST comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.
Kindly note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The County Government of Tana River is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women, marginalized and persons with disabilities (PDWs) are encouraged to apply.

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