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Director Physical Planning Job at Embu County Public Service Board

  • Experience Required:3 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Administration
  • Minimum Education: Masters
  • Job Location: Embu, Kenya
  • Posted on: December 7, 2023
  • Last Date: December 22, 2023

Job Description

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinating key result areas such as new towns planning and implementation, urban areas planning and implementation, cities and metropolitan planning and implementation, county planning, inter- county (regional) planning, development control;
Overseeing the formulation of physical planning manuals, standards and guidelines;
Coordinating research on matters relating to strategic national projects and programmes, human settlement patterns, urbanization patterns, urban sprawl and emerging
methodologies, issues and trends;
Coordinating preparation of county, metropolitan, regional, urban and rural physical development plans, formulating strategies for public education, participation and engagement;
Overseeing the preparation of annual state of physical planning reports; monitoring and evaluation of physical planning projects/programmes at the county and national levels. Preparing and implementation of strategic plans and annual work plans; and
Facilitating continuous professional development of staff.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-
Have served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Physical Planning for a minimum period of three (3) years;
Have Bachelor's Degree in any of the following disciplines: urban & regional planning, urban planning or town planning from a recognized institution;
Have a Master's Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning, Regional Planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution;
Be a Corporate Member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);
Be registered by the Physical Planners Registration Board;
Have a certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and Have proven administrative ability and professional competence necessary for the effective performance of work at this level
Demonstrated managerial and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national policies, goals, objectives and ability to relate them to the physical planning function.

Skills Required

Coordination Skills
Evaluation Skills

Application Details

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