a) Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in a specific County Department/entity and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Committee Member.
  • Formulation and implementation of effective programs to attain vision 2030 and multi sectoral goals;
  • Development and implementation of strategic plans and sector development plans;
  • Implementation of policies and regulations;
  • Coordinating Devolved functions in liaison with the relevant officers and departments.
  • Providing strategic policy direction for effective service delivery;
  • 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;


b) Qualifications and Requirements for the Post

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • A Degree in Business Administration from a recognized University in Kenya
  • A Diploma in Cooperative Management from a recognized institution.
  • Master’s degree in Project Planning & Management will be an added advantage
  • Be a professional who can demonstrate high professional code of conduct
  • Has thorough understanding of Cooperative movement in Kenya and local    context
  • A Team Player, visionary and a strategic leader.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government of Tharaka Nithi achieve its vision
  • Satisfy Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010


Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to this position will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

Terms of Service: Contract


Application Deadline : 24th  July, 2019.

All applications accompanied by a copy of National ID card, detailed CV, copies of all relevant academic certificates, testimonials, requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on integrity (Police Clearance, EACC Clearance, HELB Clearance, CRB Clearance and KRA Clearance) should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the top left side the position applied for so as to reach the undersigned.


Applications should be addressed to:




P.O. BOX 10-60406



Applications can also be emailed to or hand delivered to THARAKA NITHI COUNTY Headquarters Kathwana.

Tharaka Nithi County is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization. Applicants comprising persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.


Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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