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Vacancies in the Ministry of interior and co-ordination of National government  

1. DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION– NINE (9) POSTS – V/No. 201/2017  

Basic Salary Scale: Kshs.127,270 p.m – 189,200 p.m Job Group ‘S’

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Deputy County Commissioner /Senior Deputy Secretary, Job Group ‘R’ in the civil service;

(ii) a Bachelors degree in any Social Science or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iii) a Masters Degree in any social science or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iv) a certificate in Administrative officer’s induction course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;

(v) passed administrative officers’ examinations;

(vi) a Diploma in Public Administration;

OR

Advanced Public Administration (APA) certificate;

(vii) a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6)

weeks from a recognized institution;

(viii) demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;

(ix) demonstrated a clear understanding of National development polices, goals and

objective and ability to integrate them into the administrative officers’ function.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Principal Secretary for providing strategic

leadership and policy direction in the administration function. Specific duties and responsibilities shall include;

(i) formulation and disseminating policies, programmes and strategic plans;

(ii) monitoring and evaluating implementation of policies, programmes, strategic plans and

performance contracts for the Department;

(iii) representing the Principal Secretary in various meetings and in stakeholders

fora;

(iv) supervision, management and development of Central Government and Field Offices;

(v) co-ordination and mobilization of resources for effective public service delivery;

(vi) co-ordinating parliamentary policy matters, official functions, and litigation matters

affecting the Department; and

(vii) Planning, budgeting, performance management and capacity building.

 

2. SENIOR DEPUTY SECRETARY – SIXTEEN (16) POSTS – V/No. 202/2017
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.115,290 – Ksh.153,170 p.m. (Job Group ‘R’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy County
Commissioner/ Deputy Secretary, Job ‘Q’ in the civil service;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any Social Science or equivalent qualification from a university
recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters Degree in any social science or equivalent qualification from a university
recognized in Kenya;
(iv) a certificate in Administrative officer’s induction course lasting not less than four (4)
weeks;
(v) passed administrative officers’ examinations;
(vi) a Diploma in Public Administration;
OR
Advanced Public Administration (APA) certificate;
(vii) a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six
(6) weeks from a recognized institution;
(viii) shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities shall include:

(i) formulation, review and disseminating policies, programmes and strategic plans;
(ii) drafting briefs, speeches, memoranda, ministerial position and concept papers;
(iii) overseeing implementation of Government policies;
(iv) following-up on implementation of Government decisions and directives;
(v) liaising with state corporations and statutory bodies under the Ministry on policy issues;
(vi) responding to matters pertaining to Parliamentary business;
(vii) promoting integrity and ethical conduct within the Ministry; and
(viii) managing ministerial resources and assets.

3.DEPUTY SECRETARY – SIX (6) POSTS – V/No. 203/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.94,850 – Ksh.127,110 p.m. (Job Group ‘Q’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy County
Commissioner II/Under Secretary, Job Group ‘P’ in the civil service;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any social science or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters Degree in any social science or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iv) a certificate in Administrative officer’s induction course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
(v) passed administrative officers’ examinations;
(vi) Diploma in Public Administration;

OR

Advanced Public Administration (APA) certificate;
(vii) a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6)
weeks from a recognized institution;
(viii) shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities at this level shall include;

(i) drafting of briefs, speeches, policy, memoranda, ministerial position and concept papers;
(ii) overseeing implementation of Government policies;
(iii) following-up on implementation of Government decisions and directives;
(iv) liaising with state corporations and statutory bodies under the Ministry on policy issues:
(v) responding to matters pertaining to Parliamentary business;
(vi) promoting integrity and ethical conduct within the Ministry;
(vii) managing ministerial resources and assets; and
(viii) developing departmental work plans.

4.DEPUTY COUNTY COMMISSIONER I – FIFTY NINE (59) POSTS – V/No. 204/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.94,850 – Ksh.127,110 p.m. (Job Group ‘Q’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy County Commissioner II/Under Secretary, Job Group ‘P’;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any social science or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters Degree any social science or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) a certificate in Administrative officer’s induction course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
(v) passed administrative officers’ examinations;
(vi) a certificate in Administrative Officers’ paramilitary course lasting not less than three (3)
months from a recognized institution ;
(vii) Diploma in Public Administration;

OR

Advanced Public Administration (APA) certificate;
(viii) a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
(ix) shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level shall include;

(i) promoting cohesion, integration and patriotism to enhance peace and national unity;
(ii) handling complex administrative, social-economic and political issues;
(iii) coordinating activities and mobilization of resources for development;
(iv) coordinating disaster management and emergency response activities;
(v) coordinating implementation of decisions of the Security and intelligence committees;
(vi) facilitating citizen participation in the development and implementation of Government policies;
(vii) coordinating and ensuring enforcement of lawful administrative actions/decisions;
(viii) coordinating national and state functions;
(ix) managing and maintaining administrative boundaries, security roads, airstrips and vital installations; and
(x) coordinating campaigns against drugs, alcohol and substance abuse.

5. SENIOR ASSISTANT GOVERNMENT PRINTER – TWO (2) POSTS – V/No. 205/2017
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.94,850 – Ksh.127,110 p.m. Job Group ‘Q’

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

(i) served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, one (1) of which should have been at
the grade of Principal Printer, Job Group ‘N’ and above in the civil service;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Technology in Printing,
Philosophy in Printing, Printing Administration, Printing Technology, Engineering and
Printing Technology, Print Media Management, Security Printing Technology or
Publishing from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
(iv) demonstrated professional competence in work performance and results.
Note: Possession of a relevant Masters Degree will be considered as an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) implementing and reviewing printing strategies, policies and programmes;
(ii) advising on matters relating to quality assurance standards, quality audit reports and budget control
(iii) undertaking research on new printing technology;
(iv) approving cost rates;
(v) undertaking monitoring and evaluation of printing operations; and

(vi) overseeing machine equipment maintenance.

 

 

NOTE
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:
(i) online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke
OR
(ii) by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the
Commission’s websites.
Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
THE SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMMISSION HOUSE
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
NAIROBI
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. Ongoing courses and qualifications not yet obtained by closure of the advert should not be filled in the application.
(ii) It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Section 100(4) of the Public Service Commission Act provides that a person who gives false or misleading information to the Commission is, on conviction, liable to a fine not exceeding Ksh. two hundred thousand or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both such fine and imprisonment.
(iii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iv) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(v) 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.
(vi) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.
(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 17th January 2018.

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