The Nairobi City County is the creation of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and successor of the defunct City Council of Nairobi. It operates under the auspices of the Cities and Urban Areas Act, The Devolved Governments Act and a host of other Acts.
The Nairobi City County is charged with the responsibility of providing a variety of services to residents within its area of jurisdiction. These include the services that were hitherto provided by the defunct City Council and the ones that have been transferred from the national government.
The former include Physical Planning, Public Health, Social Services and Housing, Primary Education Infrastructure, Inspectorate Services, Public Works, Environment Management while the latter include Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries, Trade, Industrialization, Corporate Development, Tourism and Wildlife, Public Service Management.Advert No. NCCG – CS-OO1/2O22
Duties and Responsibilities
Be the Secretary to the County Executive Committee;
Be Head of the Public Service;
Be responsible for arranging the business and keeping minutes of the County Executive Committee;
Convey the decisions of the County Executive Committee to the appropriate persons or authorities;
Ensure efficient management of County Resources;
Coordination of County Government activities;
Interpret, disseminate, and oversee the implementation of National Government policies;
Provide direction and guidance to the public officers in the County; and
Perform any other functions as directed by the Governor and County Executive Committee.
Requirements for Appointment
Must be a citizen of Kenya;
Holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
Has at least ten years’ relevant professional experience;
Has at least five years’ experience in a leadership position at senior management level in a public service or private sector organization; and
Meets the requirements of leadership and integrity as prescribed in Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Demonstrate a thorough understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya; and
Ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.