County Executive Committee Members (9 Posts)

In line with the Constitution of Kenya 2010 (Article 179(2) (b), (Article 183) and the County Government Act No 17 0f 2012 (section 34), the office of The Governor also wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above positions which comprises 9 posts in the following portfolios:

  1. Finance, Economic Planning and Marketing.
  2. Agriculture, Livestock, Veterinary and Fisheries.
  3. Medical Services, Public Health and Sanitation.
  4. Environment and Natural Resources.
  5. County Transport and Public Works.
  6. Education, Youth Affairs and Sports.
  7. Cooperative Development , Tourism, Trade, Industry and Enterprise Development:
  8. Physical Planning and Housing
  9. Culture, Social services, and Gender

A person may be appointed as a member of the County Executive Committee if that person:

a) Is a Kenyan Citizen from Kirinyaga County ;

b) Is a holder of at least a relevant first degree from a recognized University in Kenya

c) Satisfies the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution

d) Has knowledge, experience and distinguished career of not less than 10 years in the field relevant to the portfolio of the department to which the person is being appointed

e) A member of the County Executive Committee shall not hold any other state or Public Office

Functions of the Executive committee member:

In addition to the functions provided under Article 183 of the Constitution, a County Executive Committee member shall:

a) Supervise the administration and delivery of services in the County and all decentralized units and agencies in the County

b) Perform any other functions conferred on it by the Constitution or national legislation;

c) Carry out functions incidental to any of the assigned functions;

d) In the performance of its functions, a County Executive Committee shall have power to determine its own programme of activities and every member of the Committee shall observe integrity and disclosure of interest in any matter before the committee

How to Apply

(a) Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant Academic and professional Certificates, National Identity Card or passport and other relevant supporting documents.

(b) All applications should be clearly marked Application for post of chairman-County Public Service Board or “Application of post of Secretary -County Public Service Board” or Application for post of Member -County Public Service Board’’ or Application for the post of County Executive Committee Member (as the case may be) on the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:-

1. All applications should be addressed to:

The Interim County Secretary

Kirinyaga County

P .O. Box 254-10300


2. Hand delivery applications should be delivered to the office of the Interim County Secretary temporary located at Kerugoya-Kutus Municipal Council Offices,

3. Online applications should be emailed to

The Application should reach the Interim County Secretary on or before 12th April, 2013 at 5.00pm


Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted.

Interested applicants are expected to get clearance from:

  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate) of good conduct.
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
  • Higher Education Loans Board.
  • Kenya revenue Authority.

Applicants MUST submit copies of these clearance certificates with the application.

Remuneration will be commensurate will those published by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

Kirinyaga County is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and person with disabilities to apply.

  • Application deadline: 2015-04-30
  • Min Salary:
  • Max Salary: