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An officer at this level will be deployed in either the Office of the CEC, Chief Officer/Accounting Officer or Chief Executive where duties and responsibilities will entail

  • drafting letters;
  • recording dictation in shorthand and transcribing it in typewritten form;
  • typing from drafts, manuscripts or recording from dictation machines;
  • processing data;
  • operating office equipment;
  • attending to visitors/clients;
  • handling telephone calls and appointments;
  • ensuring security of office records,
  • documents and equipment; and
  • effective management of office protocol and media issues.
  • In addition, an officer at this level will guide and supervise secretarial staff and
    also handle other issues relating to the Secretarial Cadre in a Ministry/Department.


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • served in the grade of Executive Secretary or any other relevant and comparable position in the Public Service for a minimum period of five (5) years;
  • a Bachelor’s Degree in Secretarial Studies or a Bachelor of Business and Office Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    the following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council: –
  • Shorthand III (minimum 120 w.p.m.)
    Typewriting III (50 w.p.m.)/Computerized Document Processing III
  • Business English III/Communications II
  • Commerce II
  • Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III
  • Secretarial Duties II;
  • Diploma/Higher Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • attended a Secretarial Management Course from the Kenya Institute of Administration, or any other Government Training Institution;

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