County Public Service Board

Vacancy:- County Secretary - Closed10/05/2019

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Makueni County Public Service Board is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act 2012 whose mandate includes appointing persons to hold or act in the offices of County Public Service. In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.                                                                                           

Duties and Responsibilities

The County Secretary will be the head of the County Public Service and will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing strategic policy direction to improve service delivery in the County Public Service
  • Arranging the business, and keeping the minutes of the County Executive Committee subject to the directions of the executive committee;
  • Conveying the decisions of the County Executive Committee to the appropriate persons or authorities;
  • Establishing and developing collaboration with national government ministries or departments, partners and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Performing any other functions as directed by the Governor and the County Executive Committee.

Requirements for appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree in the relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • A Master’s degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.
  • Have demonstrable leadership and management capacity including knowledge of public financial management and strategic people management;
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and Devolution Laws;
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the national values and principles of governance as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Demonstrate clear understanding of both county and National goals, policies, development strategies as well as vision 2030;
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years in a senior position in administration and management in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and integrity.
  • A member of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya CPS (K) or any other relevant Professional body will have an added advantage.

Written applications enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to;

 The Secretary/CEO

Makueni County Public Service Board

P.O. Box 49 - 90300


Or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board Offices located past Makueni Girls, Opposite Wote Technical Training Institute.

Closing date is 10th May, 2019


(i)                 All applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following Institutions;

·         The Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

·         The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

·         The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).

·         The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

(ii)              Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(iii)            Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.

(iv)             The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.

(v)               Affirmative action as stipulated in the constitution shall be applied.

(vi)             The salary and benefits attached to each post are as advised by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.


For inquiries Call 0202026751 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Address to: The Secretary/CEO MCPSB P.O. Box 49 – 90300, MAKUENI.
Tel. +254 (0)20 202 6751
Office Location:
Unoa Road off Wote – Makindu Road, past Makueni Girls