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29 Jun 2019

Labour Secretary, Secretary Petroleum at Public Service Commission Kenya

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At Public Service Commission, our Vision To be the lead service Commission in the provision, management and development of competent human resource for the Public Service. To transform the public service to become professional, efficient and effective for the realization of national development goals. Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.

Labour Secretary

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience18 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Administration / Secretarial   Human Resources / HR

Job Description

  • served for a cumulative perid of eighteen (18) years, an aggregate of at least three (3) years of which should have been in the grade of Senior Deputy Commissioner for Labour ,Job Group ‘S’ and/or Deputy Commissioner for Labour, Job Group ‘R’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service;
  • a bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Human Resource Management/Development, Law, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics, Labour Relations or Industrial Relations from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Labour Relations, Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management or Development or Planning, Law, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics, Labour and Development Studies, Public Administration, International Relations from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than least six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and
  • professional competence and be thoroughly conversant with Labour Administration, Labour Laws and International Labour Organisation and Internal Organisation of Migration Instruments, and the ability to integrate them to Kenya Vision 2030.

Responsibilities

The Commissioner for Labour will head the labour Department and will be responsible to the Principal Secretary for its effective and efficient management and administration of the Labour function. Specific duties and responsibilities include;

  • formulating programmes and policies on the administration and enforcement of the Labour Laws;
  • settlement of industrial disputes through the enforcement of labour laws to maintain harmonious industrial relations within the country;
  • creating awareness among the working community regarding labour laws;
  • promoting social dialogue to establish industrial peace in the country;
  • implementing labour standards relevant to the trades;
  • enforcement of laws pertaining to the security and employment of children;
  • liaising with international organizations, local institutions and other Government departments in regard tomatters relating to Labour; and
  • initiating ratification of International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Organization for Migration(IOM), East Africa Community (EAC), African Union (AU), World Trade Organisation (WTO), Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) on matters related to Labour.

Secretary Petroleum

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience18 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Administration / Secretarial   Engineering / Technical

Job Description

  • served for a cumulative period of eighteen (18) years, an aggregate of at least three (3) years of which should have been in the grade of Senior Deputy Commissioner, Petroleum, Job Group ‘S’ and /or Deputy Commissioner, Petroleum Job Group ‘R’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service;
  • a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Engineering Technology, Petroleum Geophysics, Petroleum Geochemistry, Petroleum GeoScience, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Economics or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Masters degree in any of the following fields: Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Engineering Petroleum Geophysics, Petroleum Geochemistry, Petroleum Geo-Science, or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in petroleum related course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • registration and valid membership in any of the following professional bodies:- Geological Society of Kenya (GSK); Geologists Registration Board (GRB); Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) or any other relevant professional body;
  • demonstrated outstanding professional competence and managerial ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • a thorough understanding of the global, regional and national developmental goals, policies and programs and the ability to relate them to the ministry’s mandate.

Note: Possession of a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution will be considered as an added advantage.

Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible for overall coordination of the Petroleum function.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • overseeing development, implementation and reviewing of policies, strategies and programs in the oil and gas sector;
  • advising the government on the commercial and economic value of oil and gas fields;
  • advising the Government on decisions for non-compliance relating to international bodies on matters relating to oil and gas;
  • initiating development and review of modalities and strategies for licensing of petroleum blocks;
  • initiating development of systems for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and projects in the oil and gas sector, ensuring maintenance and management of petroleum data;
  • ensuring compliance with environmental protection and management regulations in liaison with the relevant agencies;
  • ensuring local content capacity building in line with national policy goals;
  • overseeing execution of agreements with purchasers for the export of crude oil and natural gas; and
  • ensuring security of supply of petroleum products in Kenya and regional markets.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

Online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke

OR

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

Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:

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

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. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, 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/documents.

Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

Applications should reach the Commission on or before 8th July 2019 (Latest 5.00PM)






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