Municipal Manager at Mandera County Government

Mandera County is one of the 47 counties in Kenya, located in the North Eastern part of Kenya and borders Ethiopia to the North, Somalia Republic to the East and Wajir County to the South. It is about 1,100km from the capital city of Nairobi by road.JG "S"
REF MCPSB/MM/2018/05/04
Duties and responsibilities

The Municipal Manager shall implement the decisions and functions of the Board of the Municipality and shall be answerable to the Board;
Act on behalf of the Board of the Municipality- In ensuring the execution of the directives of the Board of the Municipality and During all intervals between meetings of the Board of the Municipality;
Prepare and present for approval of the Board of the Municipality, an annual estimate of revenue and expenditure to fund and carry out the programmes and operations of the
Be principally responsible for building and maintaining a strong alliance and effective working relationships between the Board of the Municipality and the civil society, private sector and community based organizations;
Cause to be prepared, transmitted to the Board of the Municipality, and distributed to the public at least 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 of the Municipality and
Such other functions as the Board may, by order, confer upon the Municipal Manager;
The Municipal Manager shall be fully responsible for the proper conduct of the executive and administrative work and affairs of the Municipality;
Exercise supervision over all departments and agencies of the Municipality and provide for the coordination of their activities;
Enforce the provisions of this Charter, Municipal By-laws, and all applicable laws;
Exercise powers granted to the Municipal Manager in this Charter, By-laws and applicable laws concerning the appointment and removal of certain officers, employees, and members of committees of the Board of the Municipality;
Exercise such other powers as may be prescribed by this Charter, by-laws and applicable laws.

Requirements for appointment

Be a citizen of Kenya;
Hold a degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent;
Must have at least Seven (7) years' of experience, two (2) years of which must have been in a senior management level in reputable organization;
Must be computer literate in Microsoft package from a recognized institution;
Understanding national goals, policies and development objectives of vision 2030;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Satisfies requirement of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
Terms of Service: Five years contract renewable.