DEPUTY DIRECTOR, CIVIL SERVANTS HOUSING SCHEME – ONE (1) POST - V/NO. 109/2016
Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director Civil Servants Housing Scheme. Specific duties and responsibilities at this level include:
(i) formulating, implementing and reviewing policies relating to Civil Servants
(ii) promoting participatory approaches and capacity building in the housing development process;
(iii) liaising with stakeholders to establish and maintain land banks for housing
(iii) coordinating the activities of development partners and other stakeholders involved in housing development;
(v) ensuring proper management of resources for housing and human settlements
(vi) overseeing dissemination of information to stakeholders.
For appointment to the grade, a candidate must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Civil Servants Housing Scheme, Job Group ‘Q’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Civil Service;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Housing Administration, Urban Management, Urban/Regional Planning, Valuation and Property Management, Architecture, Interior Design, Civil/Electrical/Mechanical/Structural Engineering, Land Economics, Building Economics, Estate Management, Building/Construction/Project Management, Economics, Sociology, Environmental Studies, Community Development, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Housing Administration,
Urban Management, Urban/Regional Planning, Valuation and Property
Management, Architecture, Interior Design, Civil/Electrical/Mechanical/Structural Engineering, Land Economics, Building Economics, Estate Management, Building/Construction/ Project Management, Economics, Sociology, Environmental Studies, Community Development, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) been registered by any of the following bodies: Board of Registration of Architects
and Quantity Surveyors, Engineers Registration Board, Institution of Surveyors of Kenya, Physical Planners Registration Board, Valuers Registration Board, National Environmental Management Authority Board any other relevant and recognized professional body. (applicable to professional degree holders only);
(v) attended strategic leadership Development course in a recognized institution; and
(vi) demonstrated a high degree of professional, administrative and managerial competence in work performance necessary for the effective management of the functions of the departments.
VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:
1. online through one of the Commission’s websites www.publicservice.go.ke and www.psckjobs.go.ke
2. by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
- Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
- Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
- THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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.
Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
so as to reach the Commission on or before 1st September, 2016.