VACANT POSITION IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE
MEMBER OF THE INDEPENDENT NEGOTIATION AND EVALUATION COMMITTEE
The Public Service Commission, in accordance with Regulation 17 of the Public Service Commission (Performance Management) Regulations, 2021, is inviting qualified individuals to apply for the position of Member of the Independent Negotiation and Evaluation Committee for performance contracting. The appointed members will serve on a part-time basis for a maximum period of three years, with the possibility of reappointment for an additional three-year term based on satisfactory performance.
The Public Service Commission is committed to upholding the values and principles of the public service as stipulated in Chapter 232 (1) of the Constitution. This includes ensuring fair competition, merit-based selection, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities, and providing equal employment opportunities to individuals of all genders, ethnic backgrounds, and persons with disabilities. Therefore, women, youth, persons with disabilities, the marginalized, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
POSITION: MEMBER INDEPENDENT NEGOTIATION AND EVALUATION COMMITTEE
NUMBER OF POSTS: 50
VACANCY NO.: 103/2023
REMUNERATION: As advised by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission
TERMS OF SERVICE: Part-Time on a Contractual Basis
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
To be eligible for appointment as a member of the Committee, an individual must:
a. Hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in Kenya.
b. Possess at least 15 years of professional experience in a relevant field.
c. Have served in a top management position within the relevant field for a minimum of 5 years.
d. Demonstrate knowledge of national development goals.
e. Have experience in performance management.
f. Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Committee will be responsible for the following:
a) Negotiating performance contracts with public bodies.
b) Ensuring alignment of performance targets and indicators of public bodies with the strategic plan.
c) Aligning the performance targets of public bodies with the performance indicators provided in the strategic plan.
d) Ensuring that the indicators of public bodies are results-oriented and citizen-focused.
e) Conducting mid-year performance reviews of public bodies.
f) Evaluating the performance of public bodies.
g) Monitoring news coverage and tracking public perceptions of government policies and initiatives.
h) Collaborating with other government agencies and departments to coordinate messaging and ensure consistent communication.
i) Advising government officials and decision-makers on public relations and media strategies.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested and qualified individuals should submit their applications online through the Public Service Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or the jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke.
(i) Applicants must provide accurate and complete information as requested in the advertisement. Including incorrect information in the application is an offense. Applicants should not include details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by the closing date of the advertisement.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Any form of canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.
(iv) Shortlisted candidates will be required to present their original National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, and transcripts during the interview.
(v) Presenting fake certificates or documents is a criminal offense.
Applications must be submitted to the Commission no later than 5:00 pm (East African Time) on 30th July 2023.