Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Vihiga County Government Protocol Officer Job in Kenya

The County Government of Vihiga wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44 and 63,65,66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.

Protocol Officer - Job Group P (1 Post)

Terms of Service:

Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen,
  • Be a holder of a First Degree in Public Administration, Political Sciences or any social sciences.
  • Have working experience of not less than 5 years, preferably in Administration or Public Relations.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and be a team player
  • Be computer literate with a fair background in financial management and accounting procedures
  • Ability to work for long hours with little supervision
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles of public service as outlined in articles 1 0 and 232 of the constitution of Kenya.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
Duties and responsibilities
  • Organizing official events,
  • Preparing the guest lists and seating arrangement in official County functions
  • Coordinating and arranging for press coverage of official County functions
  • Facilitating appointments in the Governors’ office
  • Manage and supervise all office functions, in the Governor’s office and write a report on Governor’s itineraries
  • Organize the Governor’s official diary
  • Preparation of budgets for the Governor’s official office and field functions
  • Arrange for the Governor’s air travel
  • Any other duties as delegated by the Governor
Please Note:
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution, one MUST have the following current clearance certificates:
  1. A certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  2. A clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from any Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials.

They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position you are applying for to reach on or before 30th June 2014 and addressed to:

County Public Service Board,
Vihiga County,

or through the Board email

Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply