Qualification for Appointment

  • Be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in town planning/ urban management or related field from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • Master’s degree in Public Administration /Urban Management or related field from a recognized university.
  • Working experience of not less than eight (8) years in a senior management position.
  • Must be a member of a professional body
  • Must meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya,


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act on behalf of the Municipal Board ensuring the execution of the decisions of the Board
  • Prepare and present for approval to the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure.
  • Be principally responsible for building and maintain a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board and the civil society, private sector and community based organizations;
  • Prepare, and submit to the Board an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the departments and agencies comprising the executive branch of the Municipality.
  • Act as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Board; and
  • Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and coordination of its activities;
  • Administer and enforce all Municipality By-laws, resolutions, franchises, leases, contracts, permits, and other Municipality decisions;
  • Prepare and administer the annual Municipality budget;
  • Administer Municipality utilities and property;
  • Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation;
  • Promote cooperation among the Board of the Municipality, staff and citizens in developing Municipality policies and building a sense of community;
  • Any other duties as directed by the Board and the Chief Officer.

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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