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ADVERT DESCRIPTION
Advert Number CPSB/DIR/PUD/01       Advert Date21/6/2019    Closing Date12/7/2019
POSITION: Director Physical Planning & Urban Development [Q]Apply
QUALIFICATIONS,REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties and Responsibilities

• Implementing of the Physical Planning act (cap286) and Urban Areas and Cities Act No.13, 2011;
• Providing advice to the County government on physical planning matters;
• Formulation and review of regional and local physical development policies, guidelines and strategies, developing, implementing and evaluating the county spatial plan:
• Reviewing and certifying physical development plans within the county;
• Proving guidelines for regulating use of land;
• Ensuring proper physical planning practice within the county;
• Initiating research and Innovation on urbanization strategies and policies and any other matter related to physical planning;
• operationalizing and facilitating the physical planning liaison committee;
• Providing guidance on matters arising out of the annual state of planning reports;
• Planning and managing physical planning projects/programmes at the county;
• Developing, Implementing and realizing strategic plans and objectives;
• Preparing and implementing the performance targets work plans and contract;
• Overseeing planning and budgeting for the department;
• Mobilization of resources;
• Managing, mentoring and developing staff and
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the chief officer from time to time.

Requirements for the appointment

• Be a holder of Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution;
• Have minimum Seven (7) years' relevant experience in management Three (3) of which must be in a management position or equivalent positions either in the Public Service or Private sector
• Be a corporate member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);
• Be registered by the Physical Planners Registration Board;
• Demonstrate professional ability, high integrity and competence matched by a proper appreciation of the country's socio economic development needs at the national, sectorial and focal levels and
• Demonstrate ability to interpret and apply the Physical -Planning Act (Cap. 286) and other related statutes in line with the National vision and goals.