Director of Housing Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Bungoma

Bungoma County Government

Duties and responsibilities:-

a) Development, implementation and evaluation of the Departments strategic plan, programs and project in collaboration with other departments and stakeholders;

b) Planning and supervision of the departments programs and activities;

c) Staff supervision, training, monitoring and evaluation of performance;

d) Organization, direction and co-ordination of the tasks of the department;

e) Initiation and drafting of the department’s procedures and policies pertaining to housing, programs and staff management;

f) Interpreting and applying national and county laws and other related statutes in the housing department in line with the county goals and objectives;

g) Handling administrative, human resource and asset management issues;

h) Preparation of annual work plans;

i) Coordination of production, documentation and dissemination of the department’s information and reports;

j) Manage housing development projects and co-ordination the provision of housing infrastructure;

k) Promote and disseminate Appropriate Building Technologies;

I) Supervise registration of new Buildings, provision of security to government houses, redevelopment of old county government estates;

m) Develop training programme for staff; and Administer tenant placement and rent assessment jointly with the county Valuer and

n) Perform any other duties as assigned by the chief officer from time to time.

Requirements for the appointment for appointment to this grade, an officer must have:


a) Served for a cumulative period of ten (10) years, three (3) of which as Assistant Director of Housing – Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;

b) A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Housing Administration, Urban Management, Urban/Regional planning, valuation and property Management, Architecture, Interior Design, Civil/Electrical/Mechanical/Structural Engineering Land economics, Building /Construction/Project Management, Economics, Sociology, Environmental studies, Community Development, Business administration or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

c) A masters Degree in the relevant field or equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

d) Have Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

e) Been a registered member of a relevant professional body such as Institute of Surveyors of Kenya, Architectural Association of Kenya – AAK (where applicable);


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