Republic of Kenya
Office of the President
Presidency and Cabinet Affairs Office
The Selection Panel for the Appointment of Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Members of the Public Service Commission
Announcement of Vacancies
2. Vice Chairperson
3. Member (7 Positions)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following positions in the Public Service Commission:
A. Requirements for Appointment
1. Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Commission
A person shall be qualified for appointment as the Chairperson or Vice Chairperson of the Commission if that person:
(a) is a citizen of Kenya;
(b) holds a degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
(c) has at least fifteen years experience in their respective profession;
(d) has at least six years experience in top level management in either the public or private sector; and
(e) meets the requirements of leadership and integrity in Chapter six of the Constitution.
2. Member of the Commission
A person shall be qualified for appointment as a Member, if such person:
(a) is a citizen of Kenya;
(b) holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
(c) has at least ten years experience in their respective profession; and
(d) meets the requirements of leadership and integrity in Chapter six of the Constitution.
3. A person is not eligible for appointment as a Member of the Commission if the person:-
(a) has, at any time within the preceding five years, held office, or stood for election as –
(i) a member of Parliament; or
(ii) a member of the governing body of a political party; or
(b) holds any State office;
(c) is, or has at any time been, a candidate for election as a member of Parliament; or
(d) is, or has at any time been, the holder of an office in any political organization that sponsors or otherwise supports, or has at any time sponsored or otherwise supported a candidate for election as a member of Parliament.
Please note that 3 (c) and (d) above will not apply to a person after two general elections for Parliament have been held since the person ceased to be such a candidate or office holder.
B. Duration of Appointment
One six-year non-renewable term.
C. Terms of Service
(ii) Shall not hold any other office or employment for profit whether public or private; and
(iii) Remuneration and benefits will be as set by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
D. Applications, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, together with relevant testimonials and certificates should be addressed to:
Selection Panel for the Appointment of Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Members of the Public Service Commission,
P.O. Box 62354 – 00200,
or delivered to Room 118, 1st Floor, Harambee House between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on working days,
or e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Envelope should be clearly marked “APPLICATION FOR CHAIRPERSON/VICE CHAIRPERSON / MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION”
Closing date: 28th September, 2012.
Richard E. Ndubai, CBS
Chairperson, Selection Panel for the Appointment of Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Members, Public Service Commission