• An officer at this level will be answerable to the Director, Human Resource Management & Development for the following duties and rresponsibilities:
  • Preparation of Human Resource brief for policy decision;
  • Developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization;
  • Coordinating staff capacity development and performance management/ contracting;
  • Ensuring proper application and interpretation of Human Resource Management policies, procedures system sand regulations including pensions, salary administration labour laws and statutes that impact on Human Resource;
  • Managing payroll and Human Resource Management records and the compliment control;
  • Planning and budgeting for all Human Resource activities and programmes;
  • Analyzing the staffing levels and making proposal for succession planning;
  • Developing and implementing County Human Resource Information System;
  • Focus on the formulation and implementation of the County Human Resource Management policies, career guidelines, procedures and processes;
  • Analyzing utilization of human resources in the County and advising on proper deployment;
  • Interpreting and implementing Human Resource Management regulations, rules and procedures;
  • Handling labour relations and ensuring compliance with the Kenya Labour Laws and Practices;
  • Advising and coordinating and on Human Resource Management activities/processes in the County including recruitment and retention, promotion, placements/deployments, capacity development of all staff, employee relations/staff welfare, discipline, remuneration; and
  • Mentoring, counselling or coaching team members, or resolving interpersonal conflicts among individuals or team members.


  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Have vast knowledge and relevant work experience of 8 years in Human resource management, 3 years of which at the level of Principal Human Resource Management Officer JG “N” or in a relevant and equivalent position either in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification, from a recognized institution;
  • Fulfilled all the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Possess good communication skills;
  • Possess a valid practicing license and/or Membership from the Institute of Human Resource Management but CHRP is an added advantage;
  • Leadership/Management Course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognizedinstitution;
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the National, Values and Principles of Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Demonstrated high degree of professional competence and management capability; and
  • Proven understanding of Labour Laws, Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and other reference documents.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should download the respective job application forms from the county’s official website using this link

Fill and submit one hard copy for the best vacancy of interest in a sealed envelope to the office of the Secretary/CEO of the County Public Service Board. Remember to indicate the position applied on top of the envelope and drop it in the Governor’s Building, Ground Floor Room 03.

Deadline for the applications is 31st January,2019 by 5.00pm.



P.O. BOX 880-50300,


County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer. Canvassing, giving or accepting bribes will lead to automatic disqualification and prosecution. Only shortlisted

Candidates will be notified.

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