Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service.
  2. Appoint persons to hold or act in the County Public Offices including in the boards of urban areas within the County and to confirm appointments.
  3. Exercise disciplinary control over and remove persons holding or acting in those offices as provided for in this part.
  4. Prepare regular reports for submission to the County Assembly on the execution of the functions of the Board.
  5. Promote in the County Public Service the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
  6. Evaluate and report to the County Assembly on the extent to which the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya are complied with in the County Public Service.
  7. Facilitate the development of coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personal emoluments in the County.
  8. Advise the County Government on human resource management and development.
  9. Advise the County Government on implementation and monitoring of the National performance management system in the County.
  10. Make recommendations to the Salaries and Remuneration Commission on behalf of the County Government, on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for County Public Service employees.

Qualification and Requirements

  1. Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  2. Be a holder of a first degree from a university recognised in Kenya. A master degree will be an added advantage.
  3. Have a relevant working experience of not less than five (5) years.
  4. Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.
  5. Be a professional who has demonstrated absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
  6. A member of the County Public Service Board shall not hold any other State or Public office.
  7. Understanding of the diversity within the County.
  8. Be of good professional standing.
  9. Be a visionary and strategic thinker.
  10. Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  11. Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve its vision.

Terms: Full time employment and on a six (6) years non-renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.

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 on or before 25th June, 2019.


Applications should be addressed to:




PO. 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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