VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF LANDS AND PHYSICAL PLANNING
SENIOR DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PHYSICAL PLANNING – ONE (1) POST V/No.65/2017 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660 (Job Group ‘S’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have;-
(i) served for a minimum period of two (2) years in the grade of Deputy Director, Physical Planning, Job Group ‘R’, 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 Physical Planners Registration Board;
(vi) attended a Strategic Leadership course from a recognized institution;
(vii) a clear understanding of National Development Goals; vision 2030, Millennium Development Goals and the ability to relate them to physical planning; and
(viii) demonstrated professional competence and leadership capability in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director of Physical Planning for:-
(i) initiating the formulation of national, regional and local physical development policies, guidelines and strategies;
(ii) coordinating the preparation and implementation of the National Spatial Plan;
(iii) reviewing national, regional, county, metropolitan, urban, rural physical development plans and strategic national projects/programmes;
(iv) directing research on matters relating to physical planning and facilitating the implementation of the findings;
(v) evaluating the annual state of planning reports and providing direction on issues arising; overseeing monitoring and evaluation of physical planning projects/programmes at the county and national levels;
(vi) overseeing the automation of physical planning processes; undertaking key programmes in collaboration and partnership with public agencies and other stakeholders on physical planning matters.
(vii) coordinating performance management process; Planning, and budgeting for departmental resources; and
(viii) managing, mentoring 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.