Kiambu County Chief Officer (Public Service) Job in Kenya

County Government of Kiambu

County Public Service Board


Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kiambu invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following position: –

County Chief Officer, Public Service

Job Group CPSB 02

1 Post

Administration and Public Service Department

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in, Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Education or Social Sciences from a recognized institution;
  • A Master’s degree in Human Resource, Public Policy, Business Administration or any other relevant master’s degree from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least five (5) years relevant working experience in public service;
  • Must have attended a management course from a recognized institution in Kenya;
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence in work performance and results;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the County Development objectives and Vision 2030.
  • Be a strategic thinker and results oriented.
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organization, direction, control and co-ordination of the functions of public service in the County;
  • Initiating development of the appropriate County departmental policies, legal and institutional frameworks for the implementation of the mandate of public service;
  • Ensuring operationalization of service delivery in all the devolved units in the County, Sub-Counties and Wards;
  • Handling public service matters, human resource and other required issues related to the department;
  • Preparation of the departmental plans and budgets;
  • Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures;
  • Ensure timely, efficiency communication and coordination of public service departmental affairs;
  • Interpreting and applying National and County laws and other related statutes in line with the County goals and objectives;
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply

i. CLICK HERE to download and complete our employment application form. Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the application form in our website.

ii. Forward your duly completed application form (in excel format) to

iii. The Board will NOT accept any hand delivered or postal applications, ALL applications are strictly through the email provided.

iv. In addition, CLICK HERE to fill an online aplication form.

Please Note:

i. Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.

ii. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

iii. Short listed candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

iv. The Shortlisted candidates shall also be required to produce valid clearance documents from;

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Credit Reference Bureau

v. The County Public Service Board is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans.

People with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications so as to reach the undersigned on or before 11th May, 2020 at 5.00 pm.

County Public Service Board
County Government of Kiambu
P.O Box 2362-00900


Business Administration, HR and Administration
Updated: May 7, 2020 — 5:57 am