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Municipal Manager -JOB GROUP ‘R’

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a citizen of Kenya.
  • Hold a degree from a university recognized in Kenya/
  • Be a member of a professional body.
  • Have served and proven experience in administration or management either in public or private sector for a term of at least three years.
  • Demonstrate experience in leadership and managerial skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of corporate governance.
  • Satisfy chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010.

Responsibilities

  • Implement and execute the decisions of the Board of the Municipality and shall be answerable to the Board.
  • Carrying out the day-to-day business of the Municipality to ensure that departments, sections and units conform to the overall operational plans and performance targets;
  • Developing an annual operational plan, for the Board’s approval for effective implementation of the strategy of the Municipality;
  • Implementing the Board’s decisions and corporate policies/programs in a result oriented and timely manner to achieve the Municipality’s goals and objectives;
  • Establishing proper internal monitoring and control systems and procedures, performance standards and ensuring compliance of the same by staff;
  • Ensuring effective communication between the Management and the Board as well as different levels of staff;
  • Attending to human resource matters including development and implementation of sound Human Resource policies and procedures to maintain conducive working environment for attracting , retaining and motivating employees;
  • Managing staff matters including organizational structure, welfare, industrial relations,\ staff development, separation and effective management of succession plans.
  • Strengthening collaborative partnership and undertaking appropriate liaison with the County Government Departments, sector institutions and other organs of National government in order to advocate, represent and influence policies on the development of infrastructures;
  • Coordinating and preparing business related proposals, reports and other submissions for consideration by the Board;
  • Advising the Board concerning future activities and on the development of objectives and policies necessary to steer the Municipality ahead;
  • Identify and develop mechanisms for managing the risks facing the Municipality;
  • Be accountable and responsible for all resources and assets of the municipality;
  • Prepare financial and expenditure statements and present to the board for approval;
  • Respond to audit queries raised;
  • Act as the secretary to the Municipal Board;
  • Such other functions as the Board may confer upon the Municipal Manager.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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