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Director Jobs, Kisumu County Jobs

JG ‘R’ (1 POST) – KSM/CPSB/2019/029

Responsibilities

  • Direct activities related to dispatching, routing and tracking marine transportation for optimum service.
  • Direct the planning, organization and management of the staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with Department requirements and overall mission and vision of the County Government of Kisumu.
  • Develop and ensure implementation of policies and procedures and enforce implementation of schedule and policy change.
  • Collaborate with other directors and staff members in order to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals and objectives.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, and government regulations.
  • Develop criteria, application instructions, procedural manuals, and contracts for county Government.
  • Monitor spending to ensure that expenses are consistent with approved budget.
  • Direct and coordinate, through officers in the department, activities of operations department
  • Direct activities of staff performing repairs and maintenance to plant equipment, vehicle, and facilities,
  • Conduct investigations in cooperation with government agencies to determine causes of marine transportation accidents and to improve safely procedures within the county.
  • Conduct awareness and training to operators of boats and other marine motorized water equipment
  • Negotiate and authorize contracts with equipment and materials suppliers, and monitor contract fulfillment.
  • Set operations policies and standards.
  • Recommend or authorize capital expenditure for acquisition of new equipment or property in order to increase efficiency and services of operations department.
  • Ensure employee training sessions on subjects such as team work, efficiency, employee orientation, quality improvement and computer use.
  • Maintain knowledge and utilize all fleet information and user surveys to forecast new requirements.
  • Provide direction to department staff to regulate budget cycle requirements and control budgeting process.
  • Plan, process and execute vehicle purchase and vehicle replacement though efficient settlement.
  • Plan and prepare annual budget, expenditures and analyze all financial objectives.
  • Facilitates and implement corrective actions and capacity building to manage entire fleet to achieve Kisumu County Government objectives.
  • Implement and develop the framework, procedures and systems for irrationalizing and institutionalizing integrity Issues Cascading Performance Appraisal Systems (PAS), DIVISONAL Citizens’ Service Delivery Charters for all levels of staff deployed under the division as required by the principles. The performance Contracting with the County Government of Kisumu

Qualifications

  • Served as in charge of marine station or a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private sector for at least three (3) years;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Maritime Administration/Transport Management, or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Registered by Institute of Marine Engineers of Kenya;
  • Attended a Strategic Leadership Development Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and
  • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of mechanical engineering programs

How To Apply

The candidate should apply by downloading and filling application for employment form available on our website. All dully filled forms should be sent to the undersigned on or before 19th July 2019 at 4.00pm.

THE SECRETARY

PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

P.O. BOX 7792-40100, KISUMU

Hand delivered applications can be dropped at our offices located at Kisumu County Public Service Board Offices (Former M.E.O Office), Okore Rd, Milimani, Kisumu.

All candidates interested in any of the above positions must attach clearance certificates from KRA, HELB, EACC, CID, CRB and Commission for Higher Education for degrees obtained outside Kenya.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: The County Government of Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer and women, the youth and persons with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply and also indicate so in their applications.