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, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES (RESEARCH AND INNOVATION) – ONE (1) POST - V/NO.137/2017
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 - Ksh.180,660 p.m. (Job Group ‘S’)
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 Senior Assistant Director, Management Consultancy Services (Research and Innovation) Job Group ‘Q’ 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 or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
(v) a Certificate in Management Consultancy Skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks cumulatively from a recognized Institution;
(vi) membership to a relevant professional body; and
(vii) demonstrated professional competence especially in research and innovations, managerial and leadership capability and exhibited a thorough understanding of national development goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Secretary, Management Consultancy Services for Service Delivery Innovation matters. Specific duties and responsibilities include:
(i) coordinating the formulation, interpretation, reviewing and implementation of
service delivery innovations policies, strategies and programmes;
(ii) Identifying innovation trends on the continent and the globe that are relevant to the public service;
(iii) providing guidance on the development of modalities on research findings and recommendations;
(iv) collaborating with national and international stakeholders on matters of innovations;
(v) providing direction in the designing and implementation of recognition and awards scheme for innovators;
(vi) protecting innovators intellectual/property rights; and
(vii) aligning Service Delivery Innovations strategies to Vision 2030 and other national goals, policies and objectives.
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.