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Director Physical Planning Job at Public Service Commission - Apply Now!

  • Experience Required:3 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Management
  • Minimum Education: Masters
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: September 19, 2023
  • Last Date: October 11, 2023

Job Description

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 180,160 p.m - Ksh 335,450 p.m. (CSG 4)
House Allowance: Ksh 80,000p.m.
Commuter Allowance: Ksh 24,000 p.m.
Leave Allowance: As provided in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the Government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable/Local Agreement

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Senior Deputy
Director of Physical Planning, CSG 5 or in a comparable and relevant position in
the wider public service or private sector;
(ii) a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Urban and Regional
Planning, Urban Planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution;
(iii) a Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Urban and Regional Planning,
Urban Planning or Town Planning or Spatial Planning from a university recognized
in Kenya;
(iv) be a corporate member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association
of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);
(v) be a registered by the Physical Planners Registration Board;
(vi) demonstrate professional ability, high integrity and competence matched by a
proper appreciation of the Country’s socio economic development needs at the
national, sectoral and local levels;
(vii) demonstrate ability to interpret and apply the Physical Planning Act (Cap. 286)
and other related statues in line with the National vision and goals

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-
(i) implementing of the Physical Planning Act, (Cap 286), the Physical Planners
Registration Act 1996, and Urban Areas and Cities Act No. 13, 2011;
(ii) providing advice to the Government on physical planning matters; formulation
and review of national, regional and local physical development policies,
guideline and strategies;
(iii) developing, implementing and evaluating the National Spatial Plan;
(iv) reviewing and certifying national, regional county, metropolitan, urban, rural,
techno cities, resort cities and special economic zones physical development
(v) providing guidelines for regulating use of land;
(vi) initiating research and innovation on urbanization strategies and policies and
any other matters re3lated to physical planning;
(vii) appointing members operationalizing and facilitating the physical planning
liaison committee;
(viii) being the secretary to the National Physical Planning Liaison Committee;
(ix) providing guidance on matters arising out of the annual state of planning
(x) planning and managing physical planning projects/programmes at the county
and national levels and collaborating with the National Land Commission and
County governments on matters related to land use;
(xi) collaborating and partnering with local, regional and international stakeholders;
(xii) developing, implementing and realizing strategic plans and objectives;
(xiii) preparing and implementing the performance targets work plans and contract;
(xiv) overseeing planning and budgeting for the department; and
(xv) mentoring and developing staff

Skills Required

Collaboration Skills
Implementation Skills

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