13 May 2022

Director of Physical Planning 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: Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution;
  • Have a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning,
  • Regional Planning or Town Planning from a recognized institution;
  • Be a corporate member of Kenya Institute of Planners or Architectural
  • Association of Kenya (Town Planning Chapter);
  • Be registered by the Physical Planners Registration Board;
  • Have served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Physical Planning
  • for a minimum period of three (3) years; OR have served as a physical
  • planner 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;
  • Have a certificate in computer applications;
  • Have proven administrative ability and professional competence necessary
  • for the effective performance of work at this level; and
  • Demonstrated managerial and professional competence in work
  • performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national policies,
  • goals, objectives and ability to relate them to the Physical Planning function.

Duties and responsibilities will entail: –

  • Coordinating, planning and development control of County Government Towns, Urban Areas and Cities;
  • Overseeing the formulation of physical planning manuals, standards and guidelines for the county government;
  • Coordinating research on matters relating to strategic county projects and
  • programmes, human settlement patterns, urbanization patterns, urban
  • sprawl and emerging methodologies, issues and trends;
  • Coordinating preparation of county, metropolitan, regional, urban and rural physical development plans;
  • Formulating strategies for public education, participation and engagement;
  • Overseeing the preparation of annual county physical planning reports;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of physical planning projects/programmes at the county; and
  • Preparing and implementing strategic plans and annual work plans; and
  • facilitating continuous professional development of staff.

Method of Application

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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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