DEPUTY DIRECTOR, PHYSICAL PLANNING – THREE (3) POSTS – V/No.66/2017
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 – Ksh.144,928 (Job Group ‘R’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have;
(i) served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Senior Assistant, Director, Physical Planning, Job Group ‘Q’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in in Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning, Town Planning, or equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning, Town Planning, or equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) Be a corporate member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);
(v) Be registered by the Physical Planners Registration Board
(vi) attended a strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
(vii) Have proven administrative ability and professional competence necessary for the effective performance of work at this level.
(viii) demonstrated managerial and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national policies, goals, objectives and ability to relate them to the Physical Planning function.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will include;
(i) coordinating key result areas such as planning and management of the Lamu port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport corridor (LAPSSET), new towns planning and implementation, urban areas planning and implementation, cities and metropolitan planning and implantation, county planning, inter-county (regional) planning, development control;
(ii) overseeing the formulation of physical planning manuals, standards and guidelines;
(iii) coordinating research on matters relating to strategic national projects and programmes, human settlement patterns, urbanization patterns, urban sprawl and emerging methodologies, issues and trends;
(iv) coordinating preparation of county, metropolitan, regional, urban and rural physical development plans;
(v) formulating strategies for public education, participation and engagement; overseeing the preparation of annual state of physical planning reports;
(vi) monitoring and evaluation of physical planning projects/programmes at the county and national levels.
(vii) preparing and implementing strategic plans and annual work plans; and facilitating continuous professional development of staff.
How to Apply for Public Service Commission Jobs 2017 (PSC) Jobs in kenya
(i) online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke
(ii) by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.
(vi) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 15th June, 2017.