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REPUBLIC OF KENYA
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Our Vision
“To be the lead service commission in the provision, management and development of competent human resource for the Public Service”.
Our Mission
“To transform the public service to become professional, efficient and effective for the realization of national development goals”.
VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE
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.
(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 AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS. 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. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.
(vi) 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 23rd November, 2016.
VACANCY IN THE MINISTRY OF INTERIOR AND COORDINATION OF NATIONAL GOVERNMENT (STATE DEPARTMENT FOR CORRECTIONAL AND REHABILITATION SERVICES)
PROBATION OFFICER II – THREE HUNDRED (300) POSTS – V/No. 149/2016 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.24,662 – Ksh.29,918 p.m. – (Job Group ‘J’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Social Work, Sociology, Criminology, Guidance and Counselling, Social Psychology or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior and experienced officer. Duties and responsibilities include:
(i) interviewing accused persons for bail reports;
(ii) conducting and presenting social inquiry reports on probation and community service offenders as required by the Courts;
(iii) making pre-trial and post-trial social enquiry reports for the Courts on referred offenders;
(iv) conducting and submitting social enquiry reports to Correctional Institutions and Discharge Boards; and
(v) keeping updated records of the offenders under supervision.
VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF DEVOLUTION AND PLANNING (STATE DEPARTMENT FOR DEVOLUTION)
COORDINATOR /ADVISOR, DEVOLUTION SECTOR WORKING GROUP (DSWG) – ONE (1) POST – V/No. 150/2016
Remuneration: Ksh.400,000 p.m – Two (2) years Contract
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of ten (10) years in programme management, governance, operations or related functions;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Project Management, Business Administration, Economics, Law, International Relations or related discipline from a university recognized in Kenya;
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(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Project Management, Business Administration, Economics, Law, International Relations or related discipline from a university recognized in Kenya.
NOTE: Experience/service in the Public Service will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible to Devolution Sector Working Group (DSWG) Steering Committee and Technical Working Group for effective and efficient coordination and implementation of Devolution Sector Working Group activities. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) providing strategic advice and implementation support to the Devolution Sector Working Group function;
(ii) overseeing the Devolution Sector Working Group secretariat operations;
(iii) implementing the annual work plans;
(iv) liaising and engaging with the relevant Sector Working Groups and other stakeholders; and
(v) coordinating, monitoring and evaluation of the devolution process and support projects.
PROGRAM OFFICER – FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION (DEVOLUTION SECTOR WORKING GROUP) – ONE (1) POST – V/No. 151/2016
Remuneration: Ksh.200,000 p.m – Two (2) Years Contract
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the National or International level providing technical assistance to programme development;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or a related field from a university recognized in Kenya; and
(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Administration, Strategic Management, Economics, Project Management, or a related field from a university recognized in Kenya.
NOTE:
The following will be considered as added advantage:
(i) experience in Public Sector engagement and Devolution matters; and
(ii) possession of CPA (K) or ACCA or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
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Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will provide both financial and administrative support services for the implementation of the Devolution Sector Working Group activities. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
Financial Duties
(i) preparing financial project reports on regular basis;
(ii) collaborating with all project partners and beneficiaries;
(iii) supporting implementation and monitoring of devolution donor projects
(iv) supporting delivery and implementation of the Devolution Sector Working Group terms of reference; and
(v) participating in audit of projects and follow up on audit recommendations.
Administrative duties
(i) liaising with Ministries, Council of Governors’ Secretariat, Inter-Governmental Relations Technical Committee and development partners project implementation units to facilitate reporting on projects;
(ii) representing the DSWG/secretariat in meetings, seminars, discussion groups and other events dealing to devolution; and
(iii) organization of training for the operations/projects/staff on programme issues.
VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY, LABOUR AND SOCIAL PROTECTION (STATE DEPARTMENT FOR LABOUR)
DIRECTOR, SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT – ONE (1) POST – V/No.152/2016 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660 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 Deputy Director, Social Development, Job Group ‘R’;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Community Development, Anthropology, Counseling, Gender Studies, Gender and Development or Business Administration/Management from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Community Development, Anthropology, Counseling, Gender Studies, Social Studies, Gender and Development Project Planning and Management, Public Policy, Disaster Management or Business Administration/Management from a university recognized in Kenya;
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(iii) attended a Strategic Leadership Course in a recognized institution; and
(v) demonstrated professional, managerial and administrative competence in Social Development functions.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will provide overall strategic direction on the implementation of the social development function. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) formulating, implementing and reviewing social development policies, plans and strategies;
(ii) monitoring and evaluating policies and programmes on community development, older persons and the aging, persons with disabilities, family, matrimonial and succession laws, volunteerism, guidance and counselling;
(iii) implementing regional and international instruments on social development;
(iv) facilitating capacity building on mainstreaming disability in public and private sectors;
(v) liaising with other institutions and agencies for resource mobilization;
(vi) providing financial support to vulnerable groups and individuals through grants and cash transfers; and
(vii) promoting collaboration and cooperation between individuals, communities and organizations.
SENIOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CHILDREN DEVELOPMENT – ONE (1) POST –
V/No.153/2016
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270 p.m. – (Job Group ‘Q’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, Children Development, Job Group ‘P’;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Sociology, Social Work, Community Development, Guidance and Counselling, Child Psychology, Criminology or Gender and Social Development from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Sociology, Social Work, Community Development, Guidance and Counselling, Child Psychology, Criminology, Social Development, Project Management or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) attended a Strategic Leadership course in a recognized institution; and
(v) shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
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Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) developing, implementing, and reviewing policies, guidelines and programmes relating to children rights and welfare;
(ii) monitoring and evaluating the implementation of Children Act, 2001, and reporting on relevant legislation gaps;
(iii) undertaking research on children’s service matters;
(iv) providing technical advice in the development of National Plans of Action on children’s welfare;
(v) facilitating establishment of Area Advisory Councils (AACs) and Children Assemblies;
(vi) coordinating the implementation of International and regional resolutions on children’s matters;
(vii) conducting inspections to Charitable Children Institutions (CCIs) to ensure compliance to standards; and
(viii) coordinating the preparation of reports on adoption to the High Court.
SENIOR MEDICAL SPECIALIST – ONE (1) POST – V/No.154/2016 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 – Ksh.144,928 p.m. – (Job Group ‘R’) For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Medical Specialist II, Job Group ‘P’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
(ii) a Bachelors of Science degree in Medicine and Surgery from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters of Science degree in Occupational Safety and Health or relevant and equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) been registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board;
(v) a certificate in specialized discipline on Occupational Safety and Health lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
(vi) been a current member of Kenya Occupational Safety and Health Association;
(vii) attended Strategic Leadership Course in a recognized institution; and
(viii) demonstrated professional competence and administrative capabilities in enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Act and Work Injury Benefits Act.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will perform the following duties and responsibilities:
(i) implementing the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Work Injury Benefits Act, subsidiary legislations and codes of practice;
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(ii) developing and maintaining effective programmes for promotion of occupational health services;
(iii) coordinating occupational health services;
(iv) coordinating Work Injury Evaluation for the purpose of compensation;
(v) coordinating training and research in the areas of occupational health; and
(vi) collecting, compiling, analyzing and disseminating information on occupational health; and
(vii) initiating ratification of international standards on occupational health.
MEDICAL SPECIALIST I – THREE (3) POSTS – V/NO. 155/2016 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270p.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 Medical Specialist II
Job Group ‘P’ or in a relevant and comparable position in the public service;
(i) a Bachelor of Science degree in Medicine and Surgery from a university recognized in Kenya;
(ii) a Masters of Science degree in Occupational Medicine, Occupational Safety and Health or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) been registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board;
(iv) a certificate in specialized discipline on Occupational Safety and Health lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
(v) been a current member of Kenya Occupational Safety and Health Association;
(vi) attended Strategic Leadership Course in a recognized institution; and
(vii) demonstrated professional competence and administrative capabilities in enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Act and Work Injury Benefits Act.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level shall be involved in the management of health care services at the National health services. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) implementing, and reviewing policies, guidelines and standards on occupational health and work injury;
(ii) designing and maintaining an effective programme of collecting, compiling, analyzing and disseminating occupational health information;
(iii) monitoring activities of designated health practitioners approved under Occupational Safety and Health Act;
(iv) Conducting research on occupational health;
(v) Training and creating awareness on occupational health;
(vi) Evaluating work injury for purposes of determining compensation; and
(vii) Carrying out counseling of workers.
 
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(1) POST – V/No.156/2016
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 – Ksh.144,928 p.m. – (Job Group ‘R’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director, Occupational Safety and Health Services,
Job Group ‘P’ and above;
(ii) a Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine (MBBS), Nursing, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, Biochemistry, Engineering or Occupational Safety and Health from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Occupational Medicine, Occupational Health Nursing, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, Disaster Management or Occupational Safety and Health from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) a current member of the Kenya Occupational Safety and Health Association;
(v) attended a Strategic Leadership Course in a recognized institution; and
(vi) demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability in enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health and Work Injury Benefits Acts.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will head a Division at the Ministry Headquarters. Specific Duties and responsibilities include:
(i) developing, implementing and reviewing policies, guidelines and standards for Occupational Safety and Health services;
(ii) coordinating development of specifications and standards for the design and quality of personal protective equipment safety standards for industrial machinery and equipment;
(iii) approving architectural plans for proposed extension and renovation of workplace premises;
(iv) coordinating field services, occupational safety, occupational hygiene, work injury benefits, training and research, information and communication; and
(v) initiating ratification of international standards on occupational safety and health.
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VACANCY IN THE MINISTRY OF LAND AND PHYSICAL PLANNING
SENIOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF LAND ADJUDICATION & SETTLEMENT – TEN (10) POSTS – V/NO. 157/2016
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270 p.m. – (Job Group ‘Q’)
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
(i) served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Principal Land Adjudication and Settlement Officer, Job Group
‘N’ and above;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Land Survey, Law, Geography, Agriculture and Human Ecology Extension, Agriculture and Home Economics, Sociology or Community Development from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution; and
(iv) demonstrated technical and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.
NOTE: possession of a Masters degree in a relevant field will be considered as an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) planning and implementing adjudication and settlement activities;
(ii) guiding on feasibility studies and other research related programmes for creation of new land adjudication sections and settlement schemes;
(iii) managing land adjudication and settlement sensitization programmes;
(iv) identifying environmentally fragile areas in settlement schemes and adjudication sections and recommending their conservation;
(v) preparing settlers records to facilitate documentation and declaring and publishing adjudication sections;
(vi) ensuring collection and remittance of Appropriations-In-Aid and Agricultural Settlement Fund revenue;
(vii) investigating and resolving land adjudication and settlement complaints and cases; and
(viii) preparing and submitting regular plot occupancy survey reports.
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VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH
SENIOR DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL SERVICES – TWO (2) POSTS –
V/No.158/2016
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660p.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 Deputy Director,
Medical Services/Senior Specialist Job Group ‘R’;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in Public Health, Medicine, Health Service Management or comparable qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) been registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
(v) a current practicing licence from the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board;
(vi) attended a Strategic Leadership course in a recognized institution; and
(vii) demonstrated a high degree of administrative capability coupled with broad professional experience and competence
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director, Medical Services. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) formulating, implementing and reviewing national policies, guidelines, programmes and standards for health care services;
(ii) planning and coordinating provision of health care delivery systems in the country;
(iii) providing specialist opinion in the relevant areas of specialization for both clinical and community health practice; and
(iv) providing training to support professional and technical personnel in health care services.
CHIEF MEDICAL SPECIALIST (MENTAL HEALTH) – ONE (1) POST – V/No.159/2016 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660 p.m – (Job Group ‘S’)
For Appointment to this position a candidate must have:-
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Medical
Specialist (Mental Health) or Deputy Director of Medical Services, Job group ‘R’ ;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
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(iii) a Masters degree in Public Health, Medicine, Health Service Management or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) been registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
(v) a current practicing license from the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
(vi) attended a Strategic Leadership course in a recognized institution; and
(vii) demonstrated a high degree of administrative capability coupled with broad professional experience and competence.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director, Medical Services. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) developing, implementing and reviewing national policies, guidelines and standards for mental health care services;
(ii) providing programmatic and technical leadership in the design, analysis and synthesis of mental health care programmes;
(iii) supporting the development of mental health care programmes and delivery;
(iv) providing specialist opinion in the relevant areas of specialization at the policy level;
(v) facilitating training of professional and technical mental health care personnel; and
(iv) managing the mental health care delivery system in the country.
MEDICAL SPECIALIST I – ONE (1) POST – V/No.160/2016
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270p.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 Medical Specialist II, Job Group ‘P’;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS), Dentistry or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in the relevant area of specialization from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) been registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
(v) a valid current practicing license from the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
(vi) attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution; and
(vii) demonstrated professional competence, administrative capability in work performance and results.
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Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level shall be responsible to the Chief Medical Specialist. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) implementing specific projects and programmes relating to various areas of health care;
(ii) providing health services in the specific specialist field;
(iii) coordinating epidemiological surveillance on diseases; and
(iv) providing professional guidance and training to doctors, dentists and health care personnel.
DENTAL SPECIALIST I – ONE (1) POST – V/No.161/2016
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270 p.m. – (Job Group ‘Q’)
For appointment to the grade, a candidate must have:-
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Dental Specialist II,
Job Group ‘P’;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery, Dentistry or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in Medicine, Surgery, Dentistry or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) been registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
(v) a valid current practicing license from the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
(vi) attended a Strategic Leadership course in a recognized institution; and
demonstrated administrative capabilities and professional competence in work performance
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Dental Specialist. Specific duties and responsibilities include;-
(i) implementing specific projects and programmes relating to dental health care services;
(ii) providing dental health care services;
(iii) coordinating epidemiological surveillance on diseases; and
(iv) providing professional guidance and training to dentists and other health care personnel
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SENIOR ASSISTANT GOVERNMENT CHEMIST- ONE (1) POST – V/No.162/2016 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270 p.m. – (Job Group ‘Q’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
(i) served for a minimum of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Government
Chemist, Job Group ‘P’;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Chemistry, Food Science and Technology, Forensic Science, Biochemistry or Environmental Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following fields:- Chemistry, Water Quality Management, Water and Environmental Resources, Environmental Science, Environmental Management and Planning, Food Science and Technology, Biochemistry or Forensic Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) attended a Strategic Leadership course in a recognized institution; and
(v) demonstrated high degree of administrative capability, technical and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level shall be responsible to Chief Government Chemist. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level include:
(i) providing technical advice to Government agencies and the public on matters relating to analytical services, water quality and pollution control;
(ii) analyzing foods, drugs, crime scene specimens and other materials;
(iii) ensuring availability of supplies and equipment; and
(iv) coordinating research projects relating to quantitative and qualitative analysis.
DEPUTY CHIEF PHARMACIST – ONE (1) POST – V/No.163/2016
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270 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 Assistant Chief Pharmacist, Job Group ‘ P’;
(ii) a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in Pharmacy or comparable and relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) been registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya;
(v) a valid practicing license from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya;
(vi) attended a Strategic Leadership course in a recognized institution;
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(vii) be conversant with the drug laws and Government policy on drugs manufacture, quality control and general control of drugs in the country; and
(viii) professional competence in the management of pharmaceutical services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities include;-
(i) implementing and reviewing policies and guidelines on drug management;
(ii) coordinating management of pharmaceutical services;
(iii) advising on proper maintenance and improvement of pharmaceutical services and development;
(iv) providing standards for organization and maintenance of pharmaceutical services in hospitals; and
(v) developing and deploying Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Technologists in National Government health facilities.
VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SERVICE, YOUTH AND GENDER AFFAIRS (STATE DEPARTMENT FOR GENDER AFFAIRS)
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, GENDER – SEVENTEEN (17) POSTS – V/No. 164/2016 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.77,527 – Ksh.103,894 p.m. – (Job Group ‘P’)
For appointment to the grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Gender
Officer, Job Group ‘N’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public
Service or Private Sector;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/ Entrepreneurship Option), Anthropology, Counseling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender and Development, Business Administration, Project Development and Management, Anthropology, Counseling, Project Planning and Management, Public Administration/Policy, Economics, Law or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) attended a Senior Management Course in a recognized institution;
(v) membership to a relevant professional body (where applicable); and
(vi) demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.
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Note: possession of a certificate in Gender Studies, Gender and Development or any other relevant course lasting not less than or in aggregate of at least one (1) month from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities at this level include:
(i) coordinating collection and development of gender disaggregated data and management information systems;
(ii) monitoring gender mainstreaming, socio-economic empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence projects and programmes and establishing the level of compliance;
(iii) facilitating gender mainstreaming activities in Ministries, State Departments, Counties and Agencies;
(iv) promoting gender socio-economic empowerment;
(v) monitoring prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence; and
(vi) engaging with partners and stakeholders on Gender related matters.
PRINCIPAL GENDER OFFICER – TEN (10) POSTS – V/No. 165/2016 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.48,190 – Ksh.65,290 p.m. – (Job Group ‘N’)
For appointment to the grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Chief Gender
Officer, Job Group ‘M’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public
Service or Private Sector;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/ Entrepreneurship Option), Anthropology, Counselling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) attended a Senior Management Course in a recognized institution;
(iv) membership to a relevant professional body (where applicable); and
(v) demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and
results.
Note: possession of a certificate in Gender Studies, Gender and Development or any other relevant course lasting not less than or in aggregate of at least one (1) month from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
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Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level may be deployed at Headquarters or in the Counties. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) implementing gender policies, projects and programmes;
(ii) facilitating Gender mainstreaming activities in Ministries/Departments, Counties and Agencies;
(iii) undertaking research on gender issues;
(iv) development of gender disaggregated data and management information systems;
(v) establishing the level of compliance with the two-third gender principle in Ministries and State Departments, Counties and State Corporations;
(vi) sensitizing of stakeholders on gender related issues; and
(vii) facilitating formation of community level structure and mobilizing communities to participate in field activities promoting gender and equity and elimination of Female Genital Mutilation and Gender Based Violence.
CHIEF GENDER OFFICER – THREE (3) POSTS – V/No. 166/2016
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.41, 590 – Ksh.55, 840 p.m. – (Job Group ‘M’)
For appointment to the grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Gender Officer, Job Group ‘L’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/Entrepreneurship Option), Anthropology, Counseling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) attended Senior Management Course in a recognized institution;
(iv) membership to a relevant professional body (where applicable); and
(v) demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and
results.
Note: Possession of a certificate in Gender Studies, Gender and Development or any other relevant course lasting not less than or in aggregate of at least one (1) month from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) implementing gender, socio economic empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence projects and programmes;
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(ii) collecting, compiling and analyzing gender disaggregated data on Ministries/ Departments, Counties and Agencies;
(iii) following up Gender Based Violence cases for conclusive resolution;
(iv) analyzing Ministries/Departments, Counties and State Agencies reports on appointments, nominations and promotions to establish the level of compliance with the two – third gender principle;
(v) developing data banks for gender programmes and information on gender mainstreaming and socio-economic empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence policies, programmes and projects;
(vi) monitoring the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation and Gender Based Violence in the area of jurisdiction and identifying programmes to address them; and
(vii) sensitizing stakeholders on gender related issues including Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Gender Based Violence (GBV).
SENIOR GENDER OFFICER – THREE (3) POSTS – V/No. 167/2016
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.35, 910 – Ksh.45, 880 p.m. – (Job Group ‘L’)
For appointment to the grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Gender Officer I,
Job Group ‘K’ or comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private
Sector;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance /Entrepreneurship Option), Anthropology, Counseling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) membership to a relevant professional body (where applicable); and
(iv) demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Note: possession of a certificate in Gender Studies, Gender and Development or any other relevant course lasting not less than or in aggregate of at least one (1) month from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) facilitating and monitoring gender mainstreaming, socio-economic empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence activities;
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(ii) implementing gender mainstreaming and socio-economic empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence programmes and projects;
(iii) collecting, collating and analyzing data on Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender disaggregated data on Ministries/State Departments, Counties and Agencies;
(iv) identifying opportunities and documenting practices for upscaling and replication of gender programmes; and
(v) following up with gender violence victims for the expediency of justice.
SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
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