Productivity Secretary Job in Kenya (322K)

Public Service Commission

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Our Mission: To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery.

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Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.

Secretary, Productivity

One (1) Post

V/NO. 64/2020

Salary Scale: Ksh.166,780 – Ksh.322,040 p.m

(CSG -‘4’)

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable or Local Agreement

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

(i) served as a Director, Productivity or in a senior position in the field of Productivity or its equivalent in the wider public service of private sector;

(ii) a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Economics, Commerce, Accounts, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship Development, Education, Environmental Science, Human Resource Development/Management, Engineering, Information Technology, or nay other relevant Social Sciences from a recognized institution;

(iii) a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Economics, Engineering, Education, Information and Communication Technology, Environmental Science, Commerce, Accounts, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship Development, or any other relevant Social Sciences from a recognized institution;

(iv) advanced Certificate for Productivity Practitioners lasting not less than three (3) weeks from a recognized Institution;

(v) attended a Strategic Leadership Development Course from a recognized Institution;

(vi) have a thorough understanding and appreciation of dynamics of the productivity movement nationally, regionally and globally; and

(vii) shown outstanding professional and executive capability in coordinating productivity improvements at organizational, sectoral and national level, matched with proper appreciation of the country’s productivity management needs and strategies of meeting them.

NOTE: in addition to the above requirements, for appointment to this grade an Engineer must:-

(i) be Registered by the Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya;

(ii) have current annual practice license form Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya; and

(iii) be a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya.

Duties and responsibilities include:

(i) Overseeing the formulation and implementation of national productivity policies, strategies and programmes;

(ii) Identifying and evaluating opportunities for the country’s regional and global competitiveness;

(iii) Building awareness on productivity mindset;

(iv) Coordinating the mobilization of resources for productivity programmes and projects;

(v) Ensuring the establishment and maintenance of productivity data bank;

(vi) Ensuring productivity mainstreaming in national projects and programmes; and

(vii) Providing strategic leadership and policy direction on productivity issues;

(viii) Coordination, preparation and implementation of the Centre’s strategic objectives, performance appraisal systems and performance contracts;

(ix) Overseeing the financial and asset management issues of the Centre;

(x) Instituting operational accountability; and

(xi) Overall supervision, control, discipline, recruitment, training and development of the Centre’s staff.

Application Procedure

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website or jobs portal

Please Note:

(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.

(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.

(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

Applications should reach the Commission on or before 11th May, 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).

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Updated: April 23, 2020 — 11:41 pm