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Deputy Director Labour Market Research And Analysis – 4 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:- 

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director Labour Market Research and Analysis CSG 6 or a comparable position in the wider public service; 
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Education, Demography, Sociology, Human Resource Management/ Planning /Development, Business Administration, Economics/Statistics, Applied Statistics, Information Technology/Management Information Systems, Social Science, Law or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized inn Kenya; and
  • A demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities at this level will include: –

  • Developing and maintaining an efficient Labour market Information system (LMIS);
  • Establishing a National Occupational Classification System (NOCS) and its review, monitoring and restriction;
  • Undertake regular Human Resource/Labour force surveys and studies at national and Sectoral levels and publication of reports emanating there from; 
  • Developing, harmonizing, and evaluating human resource development activities;
  • Monitoring and vetting operations and performance of private human resource development and consultancy agencies to ensure competency and credibility;
  • Developing and maintaining national long-term skills development strategies for the country;
  • Guiding education and training providers to align their programmes to the changes in the labour market;
  • Assisting various sectors and stakeholders to determine their training needs;
  • Identifying implications of labour market trends on skills development;
  • Identifying gaps and deficiencies in available skills in the labour market; and 
  • Disseminating information on research findings to the specific sectors on regular basis.

Assistant Director, Labour Market Research and Analysis – 2 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Labour Market Research and Analysis Officer, CSG 8 or a comparable position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields:- Human Resource Management/ Planning/Development, Education, Business Administration, Economics/Statistics, Applied Statistics, Demography, Sociology, Information Technology/Management Information Systems, Social Science, Law or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; and 
  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Planning, reviewing and formulating policies programmes on national and sectoral human resource overseeing the development and maintenance of the National Occupational Classification System (NOCS);
  • Establishing an efficient National Employment and Management Information System (NEMIS);
  • Designing effective strategies for carrying out human resource and labour force surveys and determining current and future human resource skill gaps;
  • Taking initial action on the development of strategies for human resource development policy formulation;
  • Evaluating, reviewing and prioritizing training programmes and other forms of Human Resource development; 
  • Providing and maintaining programme financing strategies for Human Resource Development activities; setting objectives and strategies for development of Human Resource Development programmes;
  • Identifying, developing, testing and installing National Human Resource development Programmes; 
  • Harmonizing training and other Human Resource Development activities in identified sectors of the economy;
  • Monitoring and reviewing training and other forms of Human Resource development activities;
  • Developing appropriate Human Resource Development Policies and Programmes;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the Human Resource situation for areas of deficiency and/or surpluses with a view to minimizing them through Human Resource Development Initiatives; and 
  • Supervising staff working under the officer.

Director, Post Training and Skills Development

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy Director, Post Training and Skills Development, CSG 6 or a comparable position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields: Education, Guidance and Counselling, Business Administration, ICT, Entrepreneurship Development, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Engineering or an equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; OR
  • a Master Crafts Person (MCP) certificate or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; 
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following fields: Education, Guidance and Counselling, Business Administration, ICT, Entrepreneurship Development, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Engineering or an equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; OR
  • Professional Master Crafts Person (PMCP) certificate or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Shown merit and ability in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will head and coordinate activities of the Division at the Ministry level. Duties at this level will include: –

  • Being responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing Post Training and Skills Development functions in his/her division. 
  • Formulating of the Post Training and Skills Development Policies, Strategies and Programmes; 
  • Spearheading the implementation of the Industrial Attachment Policy;
  • Coordinating the Establishment, the national institutional framework to improve Post Training skills;
  • Spearheading the establishment of the institutional framework for linking Industry, Skills Development and Training;
  • Ensuring the Implementation of the National Apprenticeship Policy;
  • Overseeing the Implementation of international and regional agreements, treaties, obligations, and conventions on Skills Development;
  • Ensuring the Establishment and management of National Skills Development Fund;
  • Coordinating the development of a framework for establishing and management of Sector Specific Skills Councils;
  • Ensuring the Establishment of partnership and linkages between Industry and Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Talent Education;
  • Coordinating the Development of Mentorship Programmes for Entrepreneurship Education, Commercialization of Innovations and Talents with Relevant Stakeholders;
  • Overseeing the Development, Management and Maintenance of the National Skills Development Management Information System and National Skills Inventory;
  • Coordinating Research and Innovation on Skills Development.

Assistant Director, Post Training and Skills Development – 8 Posts

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

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Post Training and Skills Development CSG 8 or a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields: Education, Guidance and Counselling, Business Administration, ICT, Entrepreneurship Development, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Engineering or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; OR
  • Master Crafts Person (MCP) certificate or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; 
  • A  shown merit and ability in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties at this level will include:

  • Implementing and reviewing Policies, Plans, Guidelines, Standards, Best Practices and Strategies for Post Training and Skills Development;
  • Operationalizing Sector Skills Councils;
  • Strengthening linkages between Education, Training, Industry and Professional Bodies;
  • Leading teams in Monitoring and Evaluating the Operations of Office of Career Services (OCS); 
  • Coordinating capacity building for career educators and counsellors.
  • Developing implementing and reviewing skills development programmes;
  • Developing, managing and maintaining the National Skills Development Management Information System and National Skills Inventory; 
  • Implementing and reviewing quality standards and norms and undertaking quality audits and assurance for skills development; 
  • Leading teams in Monitoring and Evaluating Skills Development Programmes;
  • Spearheading Research and Innovation on Skills Development.

Director, Productivity – 2 Posts

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

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy Director, Productivity CSG 6 or a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • A Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Engineering, Education, Environment Sciences, Commerce, Accounts, Business Administration, ICT, Entrepreneurship Development or any relevant Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Engineering, Education, Environment Sciences, Commerce, Accounts, Business Administration, CT, Entrepreneurship Development or any relevant Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya; 
  • Thorough understanding and appreciation of dynamics of the productivity movement nationally, regionally and globally; and
  • 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 be registered by the Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya; have current annual practice licence from Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya; and be a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include-

  • Maintaining administrative management structure that ensures effective productivity management in Kenya in line with the best practices;
  • Facilitating the development of networking arrangement both regionally and globally for benchmarking purposes;
  • Implementing the Centre’s Strategic Objectives;
  • Preparing and implementation of the Centre’s Performance Appraisal Systems and Contracts;
  • Overseeing the Finances and Assets Management of the Centre; and
  • Instituting Operational Accountability.

Deputy Director, Productivity – 2 Posts

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

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, Productivity, CSG 7 or a comparable and relevant position in the public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:  Economics, Engineering, Education, Environment Sciences, Commerce, Accounts, Business Administration, ICT, Entrepreneurship Development or any relevant Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya; and
  • A thorough understanding and appreciation of dynamics of the Productivity Movement nationally, regionally and globally; and 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: For appointment to this grade, an engineer must be registered by the Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya; have current annual practice licence from Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya; and be a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

  • Heading productivity teams to large industries/organizations;
  • Development of productivity and quality improvement programmes, strategies and mechanisms for delivery in line with best practices in the region and globally;
  • Managing the activities of several productivity development teams;
  • Monitoring the implementation of productivity strategies, programmes and projects;
  • Providing strategic leadership; and
  • Coordinating the preparation of respective department’s budget estimates and analysis of financial returns.

Assistant Director, Productivity – 3 Posts

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

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Productivity Officer CSG 8 or a comparable position in the Public Service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Engineering, Education, Environment Sciences, Commerce, Accounts, Business Administration, ICT, Entrepreneurship Development or any relevant Social Sciences from a university recognized; and 
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Note: In addition to the above requirements, for appointment to this grade, an engineer must be registered by the Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya; have current annual practice licence from Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya; and be a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  • Reviewing and guiding formulation of productivity-oriented projects and programmes pertaining to a sub-sector;
  • Conducting sectoral/sub-sectoral productivity needs assessment;
  • Preparing Productivity Work Plans and Expenditure estimates;
  • Preparing periodic Productivity reports;
  • Undertaking Productivity diagnosis and design; and
  • Coordinating implementation of Productivity Improvement Programmes (PIP).

Secretary Labour Migration

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Have served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Deputy Director, CSG 6 and above, or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or private sector; 
  • Have a Bachelors degree in any of the following Disciplines: Human Resource Management/ and Development, Law, Business Administration. Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics; Labour Relations or Industrial Relations from a recognized institution;
  • Have a Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Human Resource Management/ and Development, Law, Business Administration. Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics; Labour Relations or Industrial Relations from a recognized institution; 
  • Have a certificate or diploma in Labour migration from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Be conversant with labour administration, labour laws, international labour organization and international organization of migration instruments, and the ability to integrate them to BETA agenda;
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of labour migration management; 
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and programmes and the ability to translate them into the labour migration management; and 
  • Demonstrate professional competence, leadership and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and Responsivities at this level will include:- 

  • Overseeing the Coordination of all the actors in Labour Migration Management;
  • Overseeing the provision of information on labour migration management and provide technical advice to the government, workers and employers organizations and other stakeholders on all Labour Migration Management matters; 
  • Coordinating the Development of Legal and Institutional Framework to promote Cooperation and Partnership on Labour Migration Management; 
  • Ensuring promotion of fundamental principles and rights at work for Migrant workers;
  • Spearheading social dialogue and decent work programmes in relation to Labour Migration Management;
  • Coordinating the implementation of National and international Labour Migration Management Policies and related Programmes; 
  • Advise and recommend on issuance of Work Permits;
  • Overseeing the Monitoring of Labour Immigration and Migration Trends and Related Issues; 
  • Spearheading the implementation of International Labour Organization (ILO), International Organization for Migration (IOM) and other related funded projects and programmes in relation to Labour Migration Management; 
  • Overseeing the promotion of International Labour Standards in relation to migrant workers to protect migrant workers;
  • Coordinating safe and orderly migration of labour migrants;
  • Overseeing the development of programmes for reintegration for migrant workers;
  • Overseeing the resolution of complaints from migrant workers or/and next of kin; and
  • Coordinating research and dissemination of information on Labour Migration Management matters.

Director, Labour Migration – 2 Posts

For appointment to this grade candidate must:-

  • Have served for a minimum period of ten (10) years three (3) of which should be in the grade of Assistant Director, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service or private sector;
  • Have a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management/ and Development, Law, Business Administration. Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics; Labour Relations or Industrial Relations from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have a Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines Human Resource Management/ and Development, Law, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics; Labour Relations or Industrial Relations from a university recognized in Kenya. 
  • A certificate or Diploma in Labour Migration from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Be conversant with Labour Administration, Labour Laws, International Labour Organization and International Organization of Migration instruments, and the ability to integrate them to BETA Priority Projects;
  • Demonstrate general administrative ability required for Direction, Control and Implementation of Labour Migration Management Programs and Projects; 
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of National Goals, Policies and Development and the ability to translate them into Labour Migration Management Programs; and
  • Have a clear understanding of Employment Policy, Kenya Migration Policy and other key Policies, Objectives and Strategies.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  • Spearheading the Development of legal and institutional framework to promote Cooperation and Partnership on Labour Migration Management;
  • Spearheading the Coordination of all the actors in Labour Migration Management;
  • Spearheading the analysis of Labour migration trends and outcomes internationally, regionally and locally;
  • Overseeing Collection, Analysis and Storage of Data on Labour Migration and Labour Migrants;
  • Spearheading the implementation of National Labour Migration Management Policies and related Programmes; 
  • Providing technical advice to the Government, Workers and Employers Organizations and other Stakeholders on all Labour Migration Management matters; 
  • Ensure the development of programmes for integration of migrant workers;
  • Spearheading research and dissemination of information on Labour Migration Management;
  • Overseeing the promotion of fundamental principles and rights at work for Migrant workers;
  • Spearheading the Monitoring of Labour Immigration and Migration trends and related issues;
  • Spearheading implementation of Ratified International Labour Conventions and recommendations and related matters;
  • Overseeing the Management and Promotion of safe and orderly Migration; and
  • Spearhead the resolution of complaints from Migrant workers or/and Next of Kin. 

Deputy Director, Labour Migration – 2 Posts

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Have served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, CSG ‘7’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service;
  • A Bachelors degree in any of the following Disciplines: Human Resource Management/ and Development, Law, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics; Labour Relations or Industrial Relations from a university recognized Kenya;
  • Have a Certificate or Diploma in Labour Migration from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Be conversant with Labour Administration, Labour Laws, International Labour Organization and International Organization of Migration Instruments, and the Ability to Integrate them to BETA Priority Projects;
  • Have demonstratable Outstanding Professional Competence, Effective Leadership and Managerial/ Administrative Skills;
  • Be visionary, a team player, result oriented, innovative and committed to continuous learning; 
  • Possess Effective Negotiation, Analytical and Communication Skills; and 
  • Have a clear understanding of Kenya’s Labour Migration Policy, Employment Policy and other key National Policies, Objectives and Strategies.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Ensuring the development of Legal and Institutional Framework to promote Cooperation and Partnership on Labour Migration Management;
  • Coordinating all the actors in Labour Migration Management;
  • Ensuring Collection, Analysis and Maintenance of up to date data on Labour Migration and Labour Migrants;
  • Ensuring the implementation of National Labour Migration Management Policies and related Programmes; 
  • Coordinate the development of Programmes for integration of Migrant workers;
  • Initiating research and dissemination of information on Labour Migration Management;
  • Ensuring promotion of fundamental principles and rights at work for Migrant workers;
  • Coordinating Monitoring of labour Immigration and Migration trends and related issues;
  • Ensuring implementation of Ratified International Labour Conventions and recommendations and related matters;
  • Ensuring the Management and Promotion of Safe and Orderly Migration; and
  • Coordinating the resolution of complaints from Migrant Workers or/and Next of Kin. 

Assistant Director, Labour Migration – 2 Posts

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Have served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Migration Officer, CSG ‘8’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public Service; 
  • Have a Bachelors degree in any of the following Disciplines: Human Resource Management/ and Development, Law, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics; Labour Relations or Industrial Relations from a university recognized Kenya;
  • Be Conversant with Labour Administration, Labour Laws, International Labour Organization and International Organization of Migration instruments, and the ability to integrate them to BETA Priority Projects;
  • Have Demonstratable outstanding Professional Competence, Effective Leadership and Managerial/ Administrative Skills;
  • Be visionary, a team player, result oriented, Innovative and committed to Continuous Learning; 
  • Possess Effective Negotiation, Analytical and Communication Skills; and
  • Have a clear understanding of Kenya’s Labour Migration Policy and other key National Policies, Objectives and Strategies. 

Duties and responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

  • Initiating the development of Legal and Institutional Framework to promote Cooperation and Partnership on Labour Migration Management;
  • Mobilizing all the actors in Labour Migration Management;
  • Coordinating Collection, Analysis and Maintenance of Up to Date Data on Labour Migration and Labour Migrants;
  • Leading the implementation of National Labour Migration Management Policies and related Programmes; 
  • Coordinating the Development of Programmes for integration of Migrant Workers;
  • Coordinating research and disseminating of information on Labour Migration Management;
  • Promoting fundamental principles and rights at work for Migrant Workers;
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Labour Immigration and Migration trends and related issues;
  • Monitoring the Management and Promotion of Safe and Orderly Migration; and
  • Monitoring resolution of complaints from Migrant Workers or/and Next of Kin. 

Deputy Director, Legislative Affairs – 2 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, Legislative Affairs, CSG 7 or a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service;
  • A Bachelors degree in Law (LLB) from a university recognized Kenya;
  • A Post graduate Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Be an Advocate of High Court of Kenya with at least seven (7) years post-admission experience; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to management of legislative affairs. 

Note:   A Master’s degree in Law from a recognized university in Kenya will be an added advantage;

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: 

  • Collaborating with MDAs to identify National Government priorities; 
  • Coordinating analysis of existing and proposed legislation and statutory instruments on National Government priorities; 
  • Providing recommendations for review of legislations and statutory instruments to align with the National Development Agenda; 
  • Providing guidance to MDAs on the identification, prioritization and development of legislative proposals; 
  • Coordinating development and review of the Government Legislative Agenda;
  • Coordinating preparation of reports on MDAs compliance to statutory and administrative requirements relating to legislative development processes;
  • Proving guidance in identification of challenges in the legislative development process and advising on mitigation measures;
  • Coordinating development and review guidelines, framework, procedures and processes for formulation of National legislation; 
  • Ensuring compliance of the guidelines for formulation of National legislation by MDAs; 
  • Initiating preparation of consolidated periodic Reports on the Legislative Agenda; 
  • Providing guidance in development, review and implementation of tools for monitoring and tracking legislative development processes; 
  • Coordinating development and maintenance of Legislative Agenda Tracking Information System;
  • Coordinating designing of Legislative Agenda Tracking Information System; and
  • Liaising with the Office of the Attorney General on matters relating to the development of various legislative proposals. 

Deputy Director,Civil Registration – 17 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of ten (10) years, three (3) of which should have been in the in the grade of Principal Civil Registration Officer, CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Administration/Management, Information, Information Science, Sociology. Statistics/Economics, Government/Political Science, Public Administration, Population studies, Law, Anthropology or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; and
  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capabilities in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities  
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Interpreting the provision of the Births and Death Act Cap .149;
  • Coordinating development of Civil Registration strategic plans;
  • Coordinating research and innovation on Civil Registration;
  • Reviewing Civil Registration policies, plans and strategies;
  • Coordinating the designing of Civil Registration information management system;
  • Collaborating with other relevant authorities and stakeholders in reviewing Civil Registration Statutes;
  • Coordinating the development of training programmes for Civil Registration;
  • Mobilizing civil registration Resources;
  • Coordinating preparation of civil registration periodic reports; and
  • Coordinating civil registration performance management systems

Assistant Director, Legislative Affairs – 4 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) in the grade of Principal Legislative Affairs Officer, CGS 8 or a comparable and relevant position in the wiser public service;
  • A Bachelors degree in Law (LLB) from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Post-graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with at least four (4) years post admission experience; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understand of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to management of legislative affairs.

Duties and Responsibilities 
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Initiating development and review of the Government Legislative Agenda
  • Initiating analysis of existing and proposed legislation and statutory instruments on National Government priorities;
  • Coordinating identification of the legislative gaps in the realization of the National Government development agenda and recommend appropriate interventions;
  • Developing the Government Legislative Agenda;
  • Coordinating monitoring on compliance of MDAs to statutory and administrative requirements relating to legislative development processes;
  • Coordinating the preparation of reports on MDAs compliance to statutory and administrative requirements relating to legislative development processes;
  • Organizing periodic fora with MDAs to identify challenges in legislative development process;
  • Identifying and recommending mitigation measures to address challenges in legislative development process;
  • Developing and reviewing a framework on development of priority legislation;
  • Analysing the priority legislations in line with the national development agenda;
  • Developing guidelines, procedures and processes for formulation of National legislation;
  • Developing and coordinating implementation of tools for monitoring and tracking legislative development processes; and
  • Designing, developing and maintaining Legislative Agenda Tracking Information System. 

Deputy Director, Parliamentary Affairs – 2 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, Legislative Affairs, CSG 7 or a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service;
  • A Bachelors degree in Law (LLB) from a university recognized Kenya;
  • A Post graduate Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Be an Advocate of High Court of Kenya with at least seven (7) years post-admission experience;
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to management of legislative affairs. 

Note:  A Master’s degree in Law from a recognized university in Kenya will be an added advantage;

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: 

  • Collaborating with MDAs to identify National Government priorities; 
  • Coordinating analysis of existing and proposed legislation and statutory instruments on National Government priorities; 
  • Providing recommendations for review of legislations and statutory instruments to align with the National Development Agenda; 
  • Providing guidance to MDAs on the identification, prioritization and development of legislative proposals; 
  • Coordinating development and review of the Government Legislative Agenda;
  • Coordinating preparation of reports on MDAs compliance to statutory and administrative requirements relating to legislative development processes;
  • Proving guidance in identification of challenges in the legislative development process and advising on mitigation measures;
  • Coordinating development and review guidelines, framework, procedures and processes for formulation of National legislation; 
  • Ensuring compliance of the guidelines for formulation of National legislation by MDAs; 
  • Initiating preparation of consolidated periodic Reports on the Legislative Agenda; 
  • Providing guidance in development, review and implementation of tools for monitoring and tracking legislative development processes; 
  • Coordinating development and maintenance of Legislative Agenda Tracking Information System;
  • Coordinating designing of Legislative Agenda Tracking Information System; and
  • Liaising with the Office of the Attorney General on matters relating to the development of various legislative proposals. 

Assistant Director, Parliamentary Affairs – 4 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Parliamentary Liaison Officer, CSG 8 or a comparable and relevant position in the public service;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Law, Political Science, Sociology, International Relations, Public Administration, Business Management, Economics, Science in Statistics or any other equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Post-graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law or a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Law, Political Science, Sociology, International Relations, Public Administration, Business Management, Economics, Statistics or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; 
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with at least four (4) years post admission experience or four (4) years working experience in the following disciplines: Law, Political Science, Sociology, International Relations, Public Administration, Business Management, Economics, Statistics or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understand of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to management of parliamentary affairs.

Director Policy Coordination and Strategy

For appointment to this grade, the candidates must have:-

  • Served for minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy Director, Policy Coordination and Strategy, CSG 6 or a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • A Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Economics and Statistics, Economics and Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Social Sciences, International Relations, Business Administration or any other equivalent qualification from university recognized in Kenya; 
  • A Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Policy, Economics, Economics Policy Management, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Project Planning Management, International Relations, Strategic Management or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized Kenya; and 
  • Demonstrated a clear understanding of Policies, goals and objectives, and ability to relate them to National Government Agenda.

Duties and Responsibilities 

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Providing guidance and expertise in the development and review of policies by MDAs to ensure alignment with the national development agenda; 
  • Coordinating the development of the National Policy Guideline for formulation of policies; 
  • Coordinating and monitoring compliance of the National Policy Guideline by MDAs; 
  • Coordinating the identification of policies that require legislative interventions;
  • Coordinating the development of a citizen/stakeholders engagement framework to guide MDAs on policy formulation; 
  • Coordinating the compliance of MDAs to the citizen/stakeholder framework; 
  • Coordinating the identification of key stakeholders for the fora for Government, private sector and other key stakeholders on emerging socio-economic issues; 
  • Coordinating the identification of key emerging socio-economic issues for policy interventions; 
  • Coordinating the organization of quarterly fora on emerging socio-economic issues and ensuring implementation of commitments made during the fora; 
  • Coordinating the identification of institutions to provide capacity building on policy making process for MDAs; 
  • Coordinating capacity building programs on policy making process for MDAs; and 
  • Coordinating the development of Information Education and Communication (TEC) materials on policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Deputy Director Policy Coordination and Strategy – 2 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, Policy Coordination and Strategy, CSG 7 or a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Economics and Statistics, Economics and Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Social Sciences, International Relations, Business Administration or any other equivalent qualification from university recognized in Kenya; and 
  • Demonstrated a clear understanding of Policies, goals and objectives, and ability to relate them to National Government Agenda.

Duties and Responsibilities 
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Developing the national policy guideline for formulation of policies; 
  • Monitoring compliance of the national policy guidelines by MDAs; 
  • Coordination the analysis of policies from Policy Tracking Information System to identify legislative gaps; 
  • Identifying policies that require legislative interventions;
  • Developing citizen/stakeholder’s engagement framework to guide MDAs on policy formulation; 
  • Monitoring the compliance of MDAs to the citizen/stakeholder framework; 
  • Analyzing data and reports on key emerging socio-economic issues for policy interventions; 
  • Organizing periodic fora on emerging socio-economics issues for policy interventions; 
  • Monitoring the implementation of commitments made during the fora on emerging socio-economics issues; 
  • Liaising with stakeholders for follow up on implementation of commitments made during the fora; 
  • Liaising with the identified institutions for capacity building on policy making process;
  • Coordinating capacity building programs on policy making process; and 
  • Initiating the development of Information Education and Communication (TEC) on policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Director, Policy Analysis and Coordination

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Served for minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy Director, Policy Analysis and Coordination CSG 6 or a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • A  Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Economics and Statistics, Economics and Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Social Sciences, International Relations, Business Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Policy, Economics, Economics Policy Management, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Project Planning Management, International Relations, Strategic Management or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated a clear understanding of Policies, goals and objectives, and ability to relate them to National Government Agenda; and
  • Met the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution.

Duties and Responsibilities  
The Director, Policy and Coordination will be responsible to the Secretary Policy
Analysis and coordination. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Providing guidance and expertise in the development and review of policies by MDAs to ensure alignment with the natio0nal development agenda;
  • Overseeing the development of guideline for formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of national policies;
  • Spearheading the identification of policies that require legislative interventions and recommend fast tracking of the legal process;
  • Overseeing the development of the citizen/stakeholders engagement framework to guide MDAs on policy formulation;
  • Ensuring compliance of MDAs to the citizen/stakeholder framework;
  • Spearheading the identification of key stakeholders for the for a for the Government, Private sector and other key stakeholders on emerging socio-economic issues;
  • Spearheading the identification of key emerging socio-economic issues for policy interventions;
  • Coordinating quarterly for a on emerging socio-economic issues and ensuring implementation of commitments made during the for a;
  • Coordinating collaboration with relevant institutions on capacity building policy making process; and
  • Coordinating the development of Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials on policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Deputy Director, Policy Analysis and Coordination – 2 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, Policy Analysis and Coordination CSG 7 or a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • Have a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Economics and Statistics, Economics and Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial  Science, Social Sciences, International Relations, Business Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have demonstrated a clear understanding of Policies, goals and objectives, and ability to relate them to National Government Agenda.

Duties and responsibilities 
The Deputy Director, Policy Coordination will be responsible to the Director Policy Analysis and Coordination. Duties and responsibilities at this grade will include:- 

  • Providing guidance and expertise in the development and review of policies by MDAs to ensure alignment with the national development agenda;
  • Coordinating the development of the National Policy Guidelines for formulation of policies;
  • Monitoring compliance of the National Policy Guidelines by MDAs;
  • Coordinating the identification of policies that require legislative interventions;
  • Coordinating the development of a citizen/stakeholders engagement framework to guide MDAs on policy formulation;
  • Coordinating the compliance of MDAs top the citizen/stakeholder framework;
  • Coordinating the identification of key stakeholders for the fora for Government, private sector and other key stakeholders on emerging socio-economic issues for policy interventions;
  • Coordinating the organization of quarterly for a on emerging social-economic issues and ensuring implementation of commitments made during the fora;
  • Coordinating the identification of institutions to provide capacity building on policy making process for MDAs;
  • Coordinating capacity building programs on policy making process for MDAs; and
  • Coordinating the development of information Education and Communication (IEC) materials on policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Assistant Director, Policy Analysis and Coordination – 2 Posts

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

  • Served for minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Policy Analysis and Coordination Officer, CSG 8 or a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Economics and Statistics, Economics and Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Social Sciences, International Relations, Business Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results

Duties and Responsibilities

The assistant Director, Policy Coordination will be responsible to the Deputy Director Policy Coordination. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –

  • Developing the National Policy Guideline for formulation f policies;
  • Monitoring compliance of the National Policy Guideline by MDAs;
  • Coordinating the analysis of policies from Policy tracking information system to identify legislative gaps;
  • Identifying policies that require legislative interventions;
  • Developing citizen/stakeholders’ engagement framework to guide MDAs on policy formulation;
  • Monitoring the compliance of MDAs to the citizen/stakeholder framework;
  • Analyzing data and preparing reports on key emerging socio-economic issues for policy interventions;
  • Organizing quarterly for a on emerging socio-economic issues for policy interventions;
  • Monitoring the implementation of commitments made during the fora on emerging socio-economic issues;
  • Liaising with stakeholders for follow up on implementation of commitments made during the fora;
  • Liaising with the identified institutions for capacity building on policy making process;
  • Coordinating capacity building programs on policy making process; and
  • Initiating the development of Information Education and Communication (IEC) on policy formulation, implementation, monitoring

Commissioner for Petroleum

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

  • Served for cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should been in the grade of Assistant Commissioner, Petroleum, or Principal Superintending Geologist, Petroleum, CSG 6 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Petroleum Engineering Petroleum Geophysics, Petroleum Geochemistry, Petroleum Geo-Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Economics, Geology, Physics, Chemistry or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya:
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following fields: Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geophysics, Petroleum Geochemistry, Petroleum Geo-Science, Petroleum Economics from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A certificate in Petroleum related course lasting not less than two weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Registration and valid membership in any of the following professional bodies Geological Society of Kenya (GSK), Geologists Registration Board (GRB); Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) or any other relevant professional body;
  • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and managerial ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • A thorough understanding of the global, regional and national development goals policies and programs and the ability to relate them to the State Department’s mandate.

Duties and responsibilities 
The officer at this level will be responsible for overall coordination of the petroleum function. Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • Overseeing development, implementing and reviewing of policies, strategies and programs in the oil and gas sector;
  • Advising the Government on the commercial and economic value of oil and gas fields;
  • Advising the Government on decisions for non-compliance relating to international bodies on matters relating to oil and gas;
  • Initiating development and review of modalities and strategies for licensing of petroleum blocks;
  • Initiating development of systems for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and projects in the oil and gas sector;
  • Ensuring maintenance and management of petroleum data;
  • Ensuring a competitive and transparent petroleum industry in Kenya while fostering collaboration between Stakeholders;
  • Ensuring compliance with environmental protection and management regulations in liaison with the relevant agencies;
  • Ensuring local content capacity building in line with national policy goals;
  • Overseeing execution agreements with purchasers for export of crude oil and natural gas; and
  • Ensuring security of supply of petroleum products in Kenya and Regional markets

Assistant Director, Civil Registration – 80 Posts

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of eight (8) years, three (3) of should have been in the grade of Senior Civil Registration Officer, CSG 9 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Information Science, Sociology, Statistics/Economics, Government/Political Science, Public Administration, Population Studies, Law, Anthropology or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; and  
  • Shown administrative and managerial capabilities in work performance and results 

Duties and Responsibilities  
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Monitoring and evaluating civil registration activities at the area of jurisdiction;
  • Undertaking research and innovation on Civil Registration;
  • Implementation provisions of civil registration statutes;
  • Implementing departmental strategies plans;
  • Coordinating awareness sensitization campaigns on registration on birth and death;
  • Approving foreign births and deaths registration applications;
  • Signing of birth and death certificates;
  • Lnitiating training progrmammes for Civil Registration staff capacity building and development;
  • Preparing Civil registration periodic reports;
  • Authenticating birth and death certificate issued in Kenya to foreigners and foreign birth and death certificate issued to Kenyans;
  • Monitoring the supply and utilization of registration materials; and 
  • Maintaining safe custody of registration materials

Geologist – 36 Posts

For appointment to this grade,

  • A candidate must have a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Geology, Engineering Geology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Environmental Geology or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities
This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • Being involved in Geological mapping, geophysical and geophysical and geochemical minerals exploration; and Geotechnical and environmental investigation programmes.

Inspector Of Mines – 76 Posts

For appointment to this grade

  • An officer must have a Bachelor degree in Mining/Mineral processing Engineering or Civil Engineering from a university recognized in    Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities
This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • Being involved in inspection of mines, quarries and explosives;
  • Prospecting and mining concessions;
  • Undertaking simple mining engineering projects such as mines rehabilitations; and
  • Study and familiarize with licensing procedures 

Inspector – Explosives – 22 Posts

For appointment to this grade

  • An officer must have a Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following fields: Explosives Science/ Engineering, Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science/ Engineering, Chemistry and Physics from a university recognized in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities
This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • Carrying out safety and technical inspections of Explosives magazines;
  • Writing reports and Preparing safety notices;
  • Preparing permits under the Explosives Act;
  • Inspect explosives and fireworks; and
  • Inspect quarries/mines.
     

Chemist – 5 Posts

For appointment to this grade

  • A candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following disciplines: – Chemistry, Food Science and Technology, Forensic Science, Biochemistry or Environmental Science from a university recognized in Kenya;  

Duties and Responsibilities
This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • Screening and receiving materials for analysis
  • Storing, retrieving and issuing-out materials of analysis; 
  • Sampling at various sites
  • Carrying out field tests;
  • Preparing reagents for analysis; and
  • Maintaining records; and carrying out relevant laboratory

Inspector – Drilling – 4 Posts

For appointment to this grade

A candidate must have a Higher National Diploma in Drilling or Ground Water Technology from Kenya National Examinations Council.

Duties and Responsibilities
This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will include:- 

  • Being involved in controlling and inspection of the operations of a minimum of two (2) drilling rigs, or two (2) percussion rigs, or one (1) direct rotary rig working in the field; 
  • Provision of guidance to drilling Assistants and Inspectors;
  • Assisting in the planning of drilling inspection programmes; and
  • Compilation of reports on drilling inspection operations
     

Laboratory Technologist – 5 Posts

For appointment to this grade

An officer must have a Diploma in any of the following; Applied Biology, (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Biology), Food Science and Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Building/ Civil Engineering, Earth or Science Biotechnology from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities
This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will include:- 

  • (i)    Preparing laboratory reagents
  • (ii)    Carrying out Chemicals/Microbiological analysis on sample.
  • (iii)    Extracting, Isolating and identifying drugs, pesticides and heavy metals from biological and miscellaneous samples and disposing laboratory waste
  • (iv)    Documenting and receiving samples for analysis 
  • (v)    Cleaning and sterilizing laboratory glass ware, surfaces and equipment
     

Laboratory Technician – 4 Posts

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

  • Certificate in any of the following fields; Laboratory Technologist or Medical Laboratory from a recognized institution;
  • Occupational/Proficiency Test Certificate Grade III/II/I in Civil Engineering for Geological Laboratories from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • Processing and preserving test samples;
  • Packaging, transporting and submitting tested samples;
  • Receiving and recording Submitted samples;
  • Preparing Laboratory Reagents;
  • Documenting and receiving samples for analysis;
  • Cleaning and sterilizing laboratory glass ware, surface and equipment;
  • Disposing laboratory waste
     

Drilling Assistant – 15 Posts

For appointment to this grade

A candidate must have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) Grade D+ or its approved equivalent with a minimum of grade C- in either Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry or Mathematics

Duties and Responsibilities
This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

Duties and responsibilities will include:- 

  • Keeping records and planning suppliers of fuel and lubricants for drilling equipment;
  • Operating drilling machines and pumps as well as recording and reporting the use of drilling bits;
  • Assisting in the maintenance and repairs of drilling equipment, engines and gears; and
  • Recording all data required for both the drill hole and sampling

Secretary, Land Reclamation, Climate Resilience and Irrigation Water Management

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Deputy Director/Chief Engineer (Irrigation and Drainage/ Land Reclamation Water Manager, CSG 6 or in comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • A Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Bio Systems Engineering, Civil Engineering, Water Engineering, Hydrology, Geology, Soil Science, Agricultural Economics, Project Management or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Bio Systems Engineering, Environmental and Bio System Engineering, Natural Resources Management, Agricultural Resource Management, Soil and Water Engineering, Land and Water Management, Land Use Management, Integrated Soil Fertility Management, Environmental Management, Environmental Planning and Management, Project Planning and Management or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Been registered by a relevant professional body;
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competent and administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of irrigation functions;
  • Demonstrated a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and programs and the ability to translate them into irrigation; and 
  • Demonstrated profession competence, leadership and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results. 

Duties and Responsibilities 
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Overseeing formulation, implementation and review of Ecosystem restoration and Land Reclamation policies, strategies, standards, guidelines, procedures and frameworks;
  • Overseeing assessment and mapping of degraded lands in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) No.15.3 on halting and reversing land degradation, promote land degradation neutrality (LDN) and designate areas that required reclamation through water flood mitigation;
  • (iii)    overseeing feasibility studies, for water storage for Land Reclamation and flood control structures and promote flood control through utilization of floodwaters for production;
  • Overseeing design, develop and implement water storage and flood mitigation structures (for Land Reclamation, rehabilitation and restoration);
  • Initiating, develop and manage land reclamation projects and programs to enhance productivity and improvement of livelihoods in wasteland/degraded lands through water harvesting, storage and under of land resources and through nature-based solutions;
  • Coordinating mainstreaming of climate change action plan in the State Department as outlined in Article 15(5) of Climate Change Act 2016 and implementation of climate change obligations in the sector including multilateral agreements, climate finance and negotiations, presidential directives among others;
  • Coordinating Land Reclamation through liaison and collaboration with stakeholders and building partnerships on land reclamation and climate resilience for food and water security in accordance with CoK, 2010;
  • Monitoring and evaluating Water Storage for Land Reclamation and Flood mitigation projects and programmes, water and food security for climate proofing compliance of projects and programmes;
  • Formulating, implementing and reviewing programmes and projects pertaining to irrigation water harvesting and storage and exploitation of groundwater;
  • Mapping and designating areas ideal for irrigation water harvest and storage development;
  • Promoting use of efficient technologies and construction techniques in irrigation water harvesting and storage development;
  • Coordinating implementation and reviews programmes and projects pertaining to irrigation schemes management & productivity and irrigation reforms, research, innovation and capacity strengthening;
  • Mobilizing resources, involving private sector and form partnership and collaborations for implementation of irrigation research, innovations, capacity strengthening projects and programmes and schemes management including productivity improvement to counties, irrigation waters users’ associations (IWUAs) and stakeholders;
  • Overseeing irrigation schemes operations and maintenance by undertaking periodic surveys, assessments on performance providing technical assistant on establishment of irrigation water users’ associations (IWUAs) for management of community-based irrigations schemes;
  • Establishing and maintaining a database on irrigation schemes, irrigation   research, innovations, irrigation technologies and capacity building initiatives and ensure efficient records management. 
  • Developing and reviewing training master plan, manuals for capacity building on irrigation infrastructure development, water use, management and regulation of irrigation in liaison with counties and other stakeholders;
  • Coordinating mainstreaming of climate-smart irrigation water use technologies and innovations and irrigation schemes; and
  • Liaising with training institutions in the development of curricula for training irrigation water management professional and practitioners. 

Deputy Commissioner General of Prisons

For appointment to this grade a candidate must:-

  • Be currently serving in the grade of Senior Assistant Commissioner General of Prisons, Job Group S (PG 12);
  • Have demonstrated thorough understanding of national goals, policies, programs and ability to relate them to the prisons functions; and 
  • Have maintained outstanding discipline record

Duties and Responsibilities
He/she will be the Principal Assistant to the Commissioner General of Prisons. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Developing projections and objectives for offender containment, rehabilitation administration of justice and social reintegration;
  • Interpretation and enforcing prisons act, rules, Borstal Institution Act and the Prisons Service Standing Orders;
  • Guiding the formulation and implementation of departmental policies, rules, regulations and standing orders;
  • Advising the Commissioner General of Prisons on matters relating to operations of the directorates;
  • Coordinating setting of performance contracting targets, quarterly reports, monitoring and evaluating performance of the directorates, section heads and individual officers; and
  • Ensuring operations are in line with government policies, strategic plans and time frame.

Director General -Public Debt Management

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Director, Debt Management, CSG 4 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service; 
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields: Computer Science, Information Technology, Economics, Economics and Statistics, Economics and Mathematics, or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; 
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following fields: Economics, Finance, Accounting, Project Planning Management, Business Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; 
  • A Certificate in Policy Formulation, Public Management, International Relations and Diplomacy, Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Management;

OR

  • A Certificate in any of the following: Debt Management Performance Assessment, Debt Sustainability Analysis or Macro-Economic Analyses and Modeling, Financial Modeling/Reporting, Public Debt Management, Public Debt Restructuring of Public Private Partnership from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated professional competence, managerial capabilities and integrity;
  • Demonstrated clear understanding of National Development Policies, goals and objectives; and
  • Consistently demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities

Duties and responsibilities 
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-  

  • Advising on the government’s debt management policy;
  • Maintaining public and publicly guaranteed debt data base;
  • Preparing and updating the annual medium-term debt management strategy and debt sustainability analysis;
  • Preparing and implementing the national government borrowing plan including servicing of outstanding debts;
  • Issuing Government debt securities;
  • Monitoring and evaluating all borrowing and debt-related transactions and processing the issuance of loan guarantees;
  • Assessing and managing risks in national government guarantees and On-lending;
  • Harmonizing, aligning and coordinating aid effectiveness in line with international declarations;
  • Mobilizing development partners support and coordinating Donor activities;
  • Advising on financing and credit agreements for loans, grants and donations and monitoring implementation if donor funded Projects;
  • Advising county government on debt management and borrowing;
  • Developing Domestic Debt markets;
  • Advising on market feedback to policy changes; and
  • Preparing and disseminating country memoranda to market participants; and executing global investor relations programmes.

Director – Veterinary Services

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Deputy Director of Veterinary Services, CSG 6 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector; 
  • A Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) Degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Surgery, Livestock Economics, Forensic Science, Animal Nutrition and Feed Sciences, Animal Genetics and Breeding , Clinical Studies, Veterinary Public Health, Livestock Production Systems, Poultry Science, Veterinary Anatomy, Reproductive Biology, Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis, Fish Science, Apiary Science, Master of Public Health, Applied Veterinary Parasitology, Applied Microbiology, Comparative Mammalian Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Wildlife Health and Management, Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, Animal Production or Aquatic Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya; 
  • Be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of the Veterinary Services

Duties and responsibilities 

The Director of Veterinary Services will be answerable to the Principal Secretary for overall strategic policy direction, development, formulation, review and implementation of veterinary service functions and providing technical advice on Veterinary service function. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Directing animal disease and pest control, veterinary diagnostic services, bio-safety and quality assurance of inputs and products, zoological services, hides and skins and leather development, veterinary public health, animal reproductive, extension and animal welfare programs:
  • Guiding the setting of animal research agenda and development: 
  • Approving slaughterhouse designs and export/import request documents in respect to live animals, animal products, by-products and inputs;
  • Participating and collaborating with approved local, regional and international bodies in the field of animal health and trade: 
  • Ratifying trade protocols in food and feed stuffs;
  • Recommending for registration of veterinary drugs, vaccines and acaricides: 
  • Regulating the production, importation, distribution and export of animal genetic materials;  
  • Overseeing the management of Animal Health and industry, veterinary public health and Meat Technology training institutions; 
  • Reporting to OIE on animal disease outbreaks and response;
  • Coordinating the implementation of the Department’s strategic plans and realization of its objectives;
  • Overseeing the preparation and implementation of the performance appraisal systems and contracts of the department; and 
  • Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity
     

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