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Chief Officer Vocational Training and Human Capital Development at Homa Bay County Government

  • Experience Required:10 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Administration
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Homabay, Kenya
  • Posted on: November 22, 2023
  • Last Date: December 4, 2023

Job Description

Terms of Service: – 5 Years Contract
Remuneration: As determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission

Job Summary
The Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in the Department of Education and Human Capital Development and shall be responsible to the County Executive Committee Member for Education and Human Capital Development.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Administration of a County Department;
• Implementation of County Executive Committee resolutions as guided by the Executive Committee Member;
• 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;
• Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans;
• Management of Technical Institutes including Youth polytechnics
• Implementation of policies and regulations;
• Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery;
• Supervision Administration of management of Vocational Training staff
• Ensuring compliance with the National Values and Principles of Good Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
• Building human resource capacity by developing and implementing Human Resource Plans for the Department;
• Promote linkage between middle level tertiary institutions in the county with higher learning institutions and industry.
• Efficient and effective service delivery to the public;
• Promoting the realization of the County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP), and;
• Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

• Be a Kenyan citizen;
• Have a relevant Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in Kenya;
Possession of a relevant professional qualification and membership with a relevant professional body
• A Master’s degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage;
• Have a vast knowledge and experience of not less than 10 years in a relevant field, 5 years of which MUST be in leadership or senior management position in public or private sector;
• Have a proven experience in managing resources in a high performing organization;
• Demonstrate general knowledge of the County Government and its functions.
• Demonstrate a thorough understanding of socio-economic development objectives and the Homa Bay county integrated development plan and vision 2030
• Be result oriented and a strategic thinker;
• Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
• Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
• Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect to diversity;
• Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles of governance and public service as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
• Be computer literate and have a working knowledge of IFMIS
• Demonstrable leadership and management capacity including Knowledge of financial management and strategic people management.
• Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity

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• Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
• Applicants from Homa Bay County are required to indicate their constituency and ward of residence
• Shortlisted candidates for all the positions advertised will be required to provide copies of relevant documents from the under listed authorities.
o Kenya Revenue Authority.
o Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
o Higher Education Loans Board
o Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

Skills Required

Communication Skills
Organizational Skills
Interpersonal Skills

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