Gender and Youth at Kirinyaga County

Gender and Youth at Kirinyaga County


Kirinyaga County borders Nyeri County, Murang’a County and Embu County.It covers an area of 1,478.1 square kilometers. The county lies between 1,158 metres and 5,380 metres above sea level in the South and at the Peak of Mt. Kenya respectively. Mt. Kenya which lies on the northern side greatly influences the landscape of the county as well as other topographical features. The snow melting from the mountain forms the water tower for the rivers that drain in the county and other areas that lie south and west of the county. The county can be divided into three ecological zones; the lowland areas, the midland areas and the highlands.


Job Ref: KCPSB/C.O/02/08/09/22

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Administration of the County department;
  • Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans;
  • Formulation and implementation of effective programs aligned to county vision and sector goals;
  • Oversee the implementation of county policies and regulations through alignment of the various departments’ roles and responsibilities;
  • Ensure effective service delivery through implementation of laid out policies and regulations;
  • Ensuring compliance with the national values and principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time;

Requirements for Appointment 

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be in possession of at LEAST a first relevant degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Have vast knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in the relevant field, three of which should be in a managerial position;
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws;
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of county development objectives and vision 2030;
  • Be computer literate
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Satisfies the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;

Added Advantages

  • Possession of Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Membership of a professional body relevant to the position applied for and in good standing;
  • Be a results oriented individual, able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines

Method of Application

Submit your CV, Academic and Professional certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 23 September. 2022