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Chief Officer - Sewerage, Sanitation And Waste Management

Closing: Jan 4, 2023

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Published: Jan 3, 2023 (2 months ago)

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Requirement for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: -

  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Holds a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • A Master’s degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.
  • Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in the relevant field, three (3) of which should be in a senior/managerial position in a large organization;
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of County development objectives of vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic thinker and results-oriented;
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines;
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the National Values and Principles of Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Be Computer literate; and
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


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Requirement for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: -

  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Holds a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • A Master’s degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.
  • Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in the relevant field, three (3) of which should be in a senior/managerial position in a large organization;
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of County development objectives of vision 2030;
  • Be a strategic thinker and results-oriented;
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines;
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the National Values and Principles of Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Be Computer literate; and
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.


  • Be responsible for the overall administration of a County Department to which he/she is assigned or re-assigned;
  • Be responsible for needs of the local community and the functions and competences assigned to and transferred to the County;
  • Facilitate a culture of public service and accountability in the county public service;
  • Be performance oriented and focused on the objects of devolved government as set out in the Constitution;
  • Be efficient and ensure that the County Departments align their roles and responsibilities with the priorities and objectives set out in the County’s policies and plans;
  • Organize his/her department and other structures in a flexible way in order to respond to changing priorities and circumstances;
  • Assign clear responsibilities for the management and coordination of the County department and functions;
  • Allow participatory decision making as far as practicable;
  • Provide an equitable, fair, open and non-discriminatory working environment;
  • Submit quarterly reports of the respective department to the County Executive Committee through the respective CEC-Member and to the County Assembly through the County Secretary and to respect the oversight role of the County Assembly by giving information and honoring summons whenever required;
  • Implement the policies and plans developed by the County Government;
  • Provision of strategic policy direction for effective service delivery;
  • To ensure departmental compliance with National Values and Principles of Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;
  • Performance of any other functions conferred by the Constitution, National or County Legislation;
  • He/ She will be responsible to the County Executive Committee Member (CECM) for administration of a county department as provided under section 46; and
  • Carry out any other function incidental to any of the assigned functions and/or as may be assigned from time to time by the County Governor.


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