Protocol Services Director Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Turkana

County Goverment of Turkana

Job Description

Turkana County Public Service Board invites applications from competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions


Duties and Responsibilities:-

• Planning, organizing and supervising protocol activities of the County government;

• Coordinating all protocol related activities;

• Planning, managing, documenting and reporting on Government Protocol Services;

• Providing protocol support and public relations services and ensure that they are carried out in accordance with national and international protocol practices;

• Implementing activities and assignments relating to maintaining and enhancing the image of the County Government;

• Facilitating movement, accommodation and appointments for County officials and guests;

• Scheduling events, gathering of biographies and guest information, preparing agendas, and setting up locations;

• Preparing itineraries and agendas for County officials and guests;

• Planning and coordinating protocol service during official events, important meetings and receptions organized by the government; and ensure proper etiquette for official engagements, and streamline interactions with dignitaries and other VIPs;.

• Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for appointment:-

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Public Relation, Communications Studies, Journalism, Policy Formulation, Strategic Planning ,International Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a University recognized in Kenya;

ii. Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in Protocol services management of not less than five (5) years ,three (3) of which must be at a senior managerial position in the public service or equivalent in the private sector;

iii. Master’s Degree in International Relations, Diplomacy, Public Relations or any other related field is an added advantage;

iv. Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

v. Attended a strategic leadership development course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

vi. Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of protocol services.

Terms of Service: Three (3) years Contract.


Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.


All written applications, CVs, copies of certificates, testimonials and identity card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:

The Secretary,

Turkana County Public Service Board,

P.O. BOX 05, Lodwar, – 30500.

OR delivered by hand at the reception desk at Turkana County Public Service Board Offices located along Nawaitorong’ road Opposite Lodwar Club located off Kitale-Lodwar highway.

All applications to reach the office before the close of business on Monday, 15th June, 2018

Important information to all candidates;

• Applicants are advised to apply for only one position

• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

• Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

• Officers serving with the County Government of Turkana will be required to fill form TCPSB 2B which will be collected from Turkana County Public Service Board Offices during working hours.

N/B Youth, Women and Persons Living with disability (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.