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
DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT – EIGHT (8) POSTS – V/NO. 28/2017
RE-ADVERTISEMENT- THOSE WHO APPLIED EARLIER NEED NOT RE-APPLY
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660p.m. (Job Group ‘S’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a cumulative period of eighteen (18) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Human Resource Management and Development, Job Group ‘Q’ and above or in comparable and equivalent position in the Public Service;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Education, 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: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Planning, Industrial Relations, Education, Public Administration, Business Administration, Counselling Psychology or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
(v) be in good standing as a current member of a relevant professional body;
(vi) demonstrated a thorough understanding of National goals, policies and development objectives and ability to transform them into Human Resource Management and Development policies and programmes; and
(vii) demonstrated a thorough understanding of relevant legislation, best practices and emerging issues in Human Resource Management and Development.
NOTE: Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management/
Development or equivalent and comparable qualifications will be considered an
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be deployed at the Ministry of Public Service Youth and Gender Affairs or in any other Ministry/State Department. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) formulating, implementing and reviewing human resource management and development policies, rules and regulations;
(ii) advising the authorized officer on the exercise of delegated powers and ensuring that professional human resource management standards are maintained;
(iii) advising the ministry/state department on career and succession management, human resource planning and optimal utilization of human resources;
(iv) coordinating the implementation of performance management systems, including Performance Appraisal System and the rewards and sanctions framework;
(v) liaising with the Public Service Commission and Ministry/State department responsible for finance on human resource matters;
(vi) identifying, designing and overseeing the implementation of training programmes based on the needs of the Public Service;
(vii) interpreting labour laws and other statutes that impact on the human resource at the Ministry/State Department;
(viii) overseeing the development and maintenance of an up-to-date human resource development database; and
(ix) overseeing the budgeting, fair allocation and optimal utilization of training resources and opportunities.
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.