Head of human resources Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Kilifi

County Government of Kilifi

Job Description





The Kilifi County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions.

Department of Devolution, Public Service and Disaster Management

1. Head of Human Resources J/G ‘R’ (1 Post) REF: CG/KLF/CPSB/ADVRT/31/06/18- Re advertisement

The Officer will be responsible to the relevant Executive Officer for planning, coordinating and administration of human resource activities.

Duties and responsibilities

• Establishing and operationalizing the human resource management function;

• Carrying out staff audits; identifying gaps and purposing optimal staffing level in the County

• Preparing the Budget for the HRM Function;

• Ensuring correct interpretation of human resource policies, rules, regulations, labor laws and other relevant statutes;

• Establishing performance management systems;

• Ensuing compliances with public service values and principle in counties;

• Establishing records, management systems; and organizing for transfer of all human resource record from both national and local authorities;

• Preparation of Human resource transition reports; and

• Performing any other duties as assigned.

Requirements for Appointment

• Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Commerce (Human Resource option), Social Sciences or any other relevant and comparable qualification from a recognized university.

• Masters degree in Human Resource/Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Public/Business Administration, Government or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

• Relevant working experience of not less than (10) years.

• Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

• Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of the human resource and a thorough understanding of the human resource issues and emerging human resource management practices/ techniques.

• Must be a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management

Terms of service: Permanent Salary Scale: 115,290 – 153,170 p.m.

Other Allowances are as issued by SRC from time to time.

For candidates to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, all applicants must obtain the following:

(a) Tax compliance certificate from KRA

(b) Clearance certificate from HELB

(c) Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC)

(d) Certificate of good conduct

(e) Credit Reference Bureau clearance

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria MUST use the Application for Employment Form (KCPSB 001) and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional certificates and testimonials.

The form can either be;

• Obtained from the Kilifi County Public Service Board Offices OR

• Downloaded from the Kilifi County website

Applicants can choose to;

• Deliver the form to the Office of the Secretary; County Public Service Board at the Kilifi Complex Centre, Tuskys Building 2nd Floor

• Address it to;-



P.O BOX 491-80108


All applications in hard copy stating the post applied for should be received not later than 5.00pm on 4th day of July, 2018.

Kilifi County is an equal opportunity employer hence encourages women and physically challenged persons to apply.


§ Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

§ Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.