County Government of Uasin Gishu

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Advert Number UGC/CPSB/COH/02       Advert Date9/1/2019    Closing Date25/1/2019
POSITION: Chief Officer Health [S]Apply
Duties and Responsibilities

The Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in the department and shall be responsible to the County Executive Committee Member. He/she will be responsible for:
• The Administration of the County department
• Formulation and implementation of effective programs to attain vision 2030 and sector goals.
• Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans
• Implementation of policies and regulations
• Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery
• Ensuring compliance with the National Values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya.
• Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment

• Be a Kenya citizen.
• Have a Bachelor’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
• Possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
• Must be a member of a professional body relevant to the position applied for and in good standing
• Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than 10 years in the relevant field, five of which should be in a managerial position
• Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws
• Demonstrate through understanding of county development objectives and vision 2030
• Be a strategic thinker and result oriented
• Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
• Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines
• Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
• Satisfies the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution
• Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya.
• Be computer literate.