Municipal Manager Vacanc

  • Full Time
  • Kwale

County Government of Kwale

Job Description


The County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill in the following positions in the proposed Municipal Boards.


(Kwale and Diani / Ukunda Municipalities)

Terms of Service

Six year contract, renewable

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Act on behalf of the Municipal Board ensuring the execution of the decisions of the Board

ii. Prepare and present for approval to the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure.

iii. Be principally responsible for building and maintaing a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board and the civil society, private sector and community based organizations;

iv. Prepare, and submit to the Board an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the Municipality.

v. Act as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board; and

vi. Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities;

vii. Administer and enforce all Municipality By-laws, resolutions, franchises, leases, contracts, permits, and other Municipality decisions;

viii. Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;

ix. Administer Municipality utilities and property;

x. Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation;

xi. Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff and citizens in developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community;

xii. Any other duties as directed by the Board.

Qualification for Appointment

i. Be a Kenya Citizen

ii. Hold at least an first degree in either: Spatial/Urban Planning; Urban Development/Management; Geospatial Engineering; GIS; Architecture; Urban Geography; Environmental Planning/Management; Law; Public Administration; Economics; or Finance & Investment; from a university recognized in Kenya.

iii. Demonstrate capacity to offer leadership and work under pressure

iv. Have at least five years of relevant experience in a senior position in either public or private sector.

1. All applications should be submitted by FRIDAY 22nd JUNE 2018 in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the category in which they fall and addressed to the SECRETARY COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD, KWALE COUNTY, P.O Box 4-80403, Kwale, or hand delivered at the KWALE COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD offices next to Kwale District Hospital

2. People with special needs and Women are encouraged to apply.