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Public Participation Officer

Closing: Apr 16, 2024

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Published: Apr 2, 2024 (23 days ago)

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Requirements for Appointment

  • Be an employee of Tharaka Nithi
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Public Relations, Education, Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from a recognized institution
  • A holder of a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other related field from a recognized institution is an added advantage
  • Have relevant experience of not less than three (3) years at senior Management level
  • Competence in Computer Applications
  • Demonstrated professional competence in the field of Administration or Public Relations and shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results


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Requirements for Appointment

  • Be an employee of Tharaka Nithi
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Public Relations, Education, Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science from a recognized institution
  • A holder of a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other related field from a recognized institution is an added advantage
  • Have relevant experience of not less than three (3) years at senior Management level
  • Competence in Computer Applications
  • Demonstrated professional competence in the field of Administration or Public Relations and shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results


The officer reports to the Director Budget and will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating public participation activities of the County Government;
  • Mobilize and organize the public, stakeholders and local communities to participate in county governance and decision-making processes;
  • Sensitize the public on County structures and opportunities for Public Participation;
  • Collaborate with relevant institutions in the County to promote access to information and civic education programmes;
  • Establish an appropriate feedback mechanism to the public;
  • Ensure that the citizen participation processes adhere to the relevant legislation, regulations, policies or guidelines affecting the rights and responsibilities of the public officers and participants;
  • Facilitate public education and training programmes relating to citizen participation;
  • Receiving and coordinating citizen petitions within the County Executive;
  • Maintain a depository of all information, correspondence and documentation on public participation and citizen petitions within the County Executive;
  • Assessing the public responsiveness to public participation and making recommendation to the Chief Officer and the County Executive Committee Member;
  • Advise generally on the appropriate policies, plans and strategies for enhancing public participation in the county; and
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.


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