28 Nov 2019

Director Of Housing at Taita Taveta County

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  • Identify and prioritize public works projects for rehabilitation and new construction
  • Design and construction of county offices, markets, health centers, stadiums, social halls, ECD centers, etc
    • Design, prepare BOQs, cost estimates and tender documents for proposed building projects
    • Oversee construction supervision works, project management and contract administration
    • Prepare section budget plan
    • Prepare section procurement plan
    • Prepare section and project reports – monthly, quarterly and annually
    • M&E of annual budget/targets and strategic plan targets
    • Staff supervision and performance management
    • Training needs assessment and planning
    • Corruption detection and control – receive reports, discuss with ECM, investigate and report


    • Be a Kenyan citizen
    • A bachelor’s degree in any of the following Housing Administration, Urban management, Urban/Regional Planning, Valuation and Property management, Architecture. Interior design, Civil/ Electrical/Structural/Mechanical Engineering, Land Economics, Building/Construction/Project management or equivalent qualification from a recognized University in Kenya
    • Master’s degree in relevant area will be an added advantage
    • Have the relevant Knowledge, Experience and a distinguished career preferably in Building Construction, Architectural Engineering, Quantity Survey or their equivalent for not less than 5 years’
    • Attended a management course of not less than Four weeks. A strategic Leadership Development Course will be an added advantage
    • Should be registered with relevant professional body such as institute of surveyors of Kenya, Architectural surveyors of Kenya where applicable
    • Should demonstrate experience and competence in Public Finance, Budget and Procurement Procedures
    • Advanced computer skills (MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Access and Engineering Design software
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya


How to Apply

All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO

County Public Service Board

Private Bag



Hand delivered to the Board offices located at the Voi Sub County Office (Former Municipal Council of Voi)

Important information

Candidates must attach a clear copy of their national identity card or valid passport.

Candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of chapter 6 by obtaining Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

The applications with copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should reach the County Public Service Board on or before 4.30 PM on Friday 20th December, 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Youth, women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.

Candidates found canvassing will automatically be disqualified.

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