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Deputy Director, Land Administration (4 Posts) Closed

Job Description

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, LAND ADMINISTRATION, – FOUR (4) POSTS - V/NO. 114/2016

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will deputize the Director, Land Administration on all matters pertaining to the overall function of the Division and represent the director in various technical forums as may be assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities in line with the relevant will entail:
(i) approving extension and/or change of user from one category of land use to another;
(ii) issuing consents for various transactions of leasehold land;

(iii) processing of subdivision applications in respect of private land;

(iv) verifying and authenticating land documents for issuance of leases/title deeds;

(v) authenticating leases presented to the Chief Land Registrar for execution and subsequent registration; and
(vi) providing technical advice relating to land administration to various government and private institutions.


Requirements

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:


(i) at least fifteen (15) years cumulative service, three (3) of which should be at the grade of Assistant Director, Land Administration, Job Group ‘P’ and above or in a relevant and equivalent position in the Civil Service;
(ii) a Bachelors Degree in either Land Economics, Estate Management or any other relevant Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) attended strategic leadership course from a recognized institution; and
(iv) shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


Note: Possession of a relevant Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage


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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
OR
2. by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.

Please Note:
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:
THE SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMMISSION HOUSE
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
NAIROBI

so as to reach the Commission on or before 1st September, 2016.



Overview

  • Company: Public Service Commission
  • Place/ Location: The Ministry Of Land And Physical Planning
  • Company Links:

  • job: Deputy Director, Land Administration (4 Posts)
  • Contract / Salary: Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109,089 – Ksh.144,928 (Job Group ‘R’)
  • Deadline: 2016-09-01

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