County Secretary at Taita Taveta County Public Service Board – May 2024


County Secretary

Duties and Responsibilities

The County Secretary will be the Secretary to the County Executive Committee and 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 and track their implementation;
  •  Establishing and developing collaboration with National Government ministries or departments, partners and other relevant stakeholders;
  •  Ensure efficient management of resources;
  •  Interpret, disseminate and oversee the implementation of National and County Government policies;
  •  Coordinate County Government activities;
  •  Provide direction to public officers in the County;
  •  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 degree in a recognized university in Kenya;
  • Has at least ten (10) years relevant professional experience;
  • Has at least Five (5) years’ experience in leadership position at a senior management level in Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya, and Devolution Laws;
  • Has ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect to diversity.
  • Has capacity to work under pressure to meet deadline;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the national values and principles of governance as outlined in the Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and integrity;
  • A Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.
  • A member of Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya CPS (K) or any other relevant Professional body will have an added advantage.

Submit Your Application

Advert No: CGTT/GA/2024/0

Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope to the office of the County Governor at the County Headquarters Mwatate, on or before Wednesday 5th June, 2024.

The applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman, Taita Taveta County Secretary Recruitment Selection Panel
P.O. Box 1066-80304