13 May 2022

Director Administration (Land Administration) at Nakuru County Government

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Job Description

The county’s rich history is joined at the hip with that of the entire nation. When the Kenya-Uganda railway line was constructed, although heavily criticized as the Lunatic Express or a road to nowhere, it had a profound impact on the creation of the nation today known as Kenya.

For appointment to this position a candidate must:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Land
  • Economics, Land Management, Real Estate and Property studies, Land
  • Surveying and Geo-spatial Engineering, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Land
  • Economics, Land Surveying, Land Management, Urban or Regional
  • Planning, Law, Real Estate and Property Studies, Business
  • Administration, Public Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director land administration for a minimum period of three (3) years; OR have served as a senior
  • administrator in land administration matters in a reputable organization for a period not less than 6 years;
  • Have attended Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) or a
  • leadership management course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Be registered with the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK), Land
  • Administration and Management chapter OR it’s equivalent;
  • Be proficient in computer applications.
  • Have proven administrative ability and professional competence necessary
  • for the effective performance of work at this level; and
  • Demonstrate managerial and professional competence in work
  • performance and exhibit a thorough understanding of national policies,
  • goals, objectives and ability to relate them to the Land administration and
  • management function and;
  • Having undergone a course on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) OR
  • Mediation and a member with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • (CIArb) OR a member with Mediation Training Institute International (MTI)
  • East Africa will be an added advantage.

Duties and responsibilities will entail: –

  • Overseeing implementation, interpretation and enforcement of Article 66
  • of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Land Act 2012, the Land
  • Registration Act 2012, the Community Land Act 2016 and the Land
  • Control Act Cap 302 of the Laws of Kenya and other relevant statutes, regulations and strategies.
  • Formulating legislations, policies, strategies, standards, guidelines and
  • programmes relating to land administration;
  • Provide oversight on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) on land administration matters;
  • Establishing and maintaining land banks for investment;
  • Providing oversight on sub divisions, amalgamations, change of user, extension of lease and building plans;
  • Overseeing investigations on land administration matters;
  • Preparing and submitting land administration reports; and
  • Ensuring efficient functioning and safe custody of Land Information
  • Management Systems (LMIS).

Method of Application

Click Here to Download Application Form

Submit your CV, copies of National ID, KCSE, CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA and completed Application to :

The Secretary
Nakuru County Public Service Board
Public Works Building– Prisons Road
P.O Box 2870–20100

Closing Date : 20 March. 2022


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