VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the positions shown below.
“To be the lead service Commission in the provision, management and development of competent human resource for the Public Service”.
“To transform the public service to become professional, efficient and effective for the realization of national development goals”.
VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SERVICE YOUTH AND GENDER AFFAIRS
STATE DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC SERVICE AND YOUTH
DEPUTY DIRECTOR MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES (RESEARCH AND INNOVATION) – ONE (1) POST - V/NO.138/2017
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 - Ksh.144,928 p.m. - (Job Group ‘R’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director, Management Consultancy Services (Research and Innovation), Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Education, Economics/Statistics, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Business Administration, Information Science, Sociology, Political Science/Government, Anthropology or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Education, Economics/Statistics, Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy, Applied Research, Information Science any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
(v) membership to a relevant professional body;
(vi) a Certificate in Management Consultancy Skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks cumulatively from a recognized Institution; and
(vii) demonstrated professional competence especially in Research and Innovations and managerial leadership capability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will entail:
(i) formulating, implementing and reviewing service delivery innovations policies, strategies and programmes;
(ii) undertaking strategy development to align with Vision 2030 goals and relevant provisions of the Constitution liaising with other stakeholders on matters of innovations;
(iii) approving Information, Education and Communication materials for awareness creation and capacity building on innovations;
(iv) designing and implementing a recognition and awards scheme for innovators; facilitating protection of innovators intellectual/property rights;
(v) identifying innovation trends on the continent and the globe that are relevant to the public service; recommending research findings for implementation
(vi) identifying feasible innovations for replication from continental and global champions and recommending action; and
(vii) conducting monitoring and evaluation on service delivery innovations.
The details of the posts and mode of application can be accessed on the Commission’s website.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:
(i) Online through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke
(ii) By completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission website.
Completed applications should be sent to:
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P. O. BOX 30095-00100
So as to reach the Commission on or before 24th July, 2017.
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vi) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.