The County Government of Tana River pursuant to Section 59(1),(b) and 66 of the County Government Act 2012 as read together with article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions:



  • Co-ordinate and facilitate performance management function;
  • Co-ordinate performance contracts in the departments to set their performance targets based on their mandates, functions and strategic objectives;
  • Provide technical advice to the Department on performance management matters;
  • Co-ordinate preparation of performance management reports;
  • Initiate review of staff performance appraisal system;
  • To ensure that performance contracts shall be anchored on CIDP and cascaded to all ,
  • Departments, Directorates, Sections and cadres of employees
  • To ensure that all categories of staff in the County Public Service are placed on Staff Performance Appraisal System;
  • Co-ordinate staff performance appraisal System quarterly, Mid-year performance review and end of year appraisal process;
  • Ensure that the  performance  of all officers is evaluated and feedback on performance is relayed in writing at the end of the year;
  • Ensure that the overall assessment of employee performance is evaluated as per agreed targets;
  • Communicate to Department to hold quarterly and Mid-Year performance review meetings;
  • Develop and implement the internal monitoring and evaluation and reporting system;
  • Make recommendations to the County Chief Officer for rewards and sanctions;
  • Performing any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time


  • For appointment to this grade, candidates must have:-
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Education, Sociology, Political Science/Government, Anthropology or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in matters performance management of not less than five (5) years, three (3) years of which should be at a senior managerial position in the public service or equivalent in the private sector
  • Member of a relevant professional body;
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of Inspectorate
  • Demonstrated a thorough understanding of National goals, policies and development objectives and ability to transform them into Human Resource Management and Development policies and programmes;
  • Demonstrated a thorough understanding of relevant legislation, best practices and emerging issues in performance Management;
  • Performing any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should download and duly fill in the job application form provided on our website: attach and submit the applications with updated CV, a copy of National Identity Card, copies of academic and professional certificates, names and contacts of three (3) referees, and other relevant testimonials to:

The Board Secretary/CEO

County Public Service Board of Tana River

P.O. Box 181 – 70101 HOLA

 All applications clearly specifying the position applied for on the top left side of the envelope should be received on or before 28th September 2021.

All applicants MUST comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Kindly note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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