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16 March 2012

Kenya Government Gazette dated 2012-03-16 number 21

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SPECIAL ISSUE




             THE KENYA GAZETTE
                                        Published by Authority of the Republic of Kenya
                                                       (Registered as a Newspaper at the G.P.O.)


Vol. CXIV—No.21                                      NAIROBI, 16th March, 2012                                                        Price Sh. 50


GAZETTE NOTICE No. 3580                                                           (iv)   satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

           PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF KENYA                                     A person shall not be qualified for appointment as Chairperson or
                                                                               Memberof the Authority if the person—
    THE TRANSITION TO DEVOLVED GOVERNMENT ACT
                                                                                  (i)    is amemberof Parliament or County Assembly;
                             (No. 1 of 2012)
                                                                                  (ii)   is amember of a governing bodyofa political party;
             VACANCIESIN THE TRANSITION AUTHORITY
                                                                                  (iii) is an elected or nominated memberofa local authority;
    PURSUANTto the provisions of sections 5, 6 and 7 of the
Transition to Devolved Government Act (No.1 of 2012) and the First                (iv) is a member of a Commission established under the
Schedule thereto, the Public Service Commission invites applications                   Constitution;
from qualified persons from the public, private sector and civil society
for the positions of Chairperson and eight (8) members of the                     (v)    is an undischarged bankrupt;
Transition Authority.                                                             (vi) has been removed from office             for   contravening the
Functions ofthe Authority:                                                             Constitution or any other law; or

    The Authority shall facilitate and co-ordinate the transition to the          (vii) has, in the conduct of his affairs, not met any statutory
devolved system of government as provided under section 15 of the                       obligations.
Sixth Schedule of the Constitution and as detailed in section 7(2) of             Interested applicants are requested to note that:
the Transition to Devolved Government Act, 2012.
                                                                                  (i)    The Chairperson and Members of the Authority shall serve
  VACANCY FOR THE POSITION OF CHAIRPERSON OF THE                                         on full time basis.
             TRANSITION AUTHORITY
                                                                                  (ii)   The Authority shall stand dissolved three (3) years after the
   For appointment as Chairperson of the Transition Authority, a                         first general elections under the Constitution or upon the full
person should—                                                                           transition to county governments, whicheveris earlier.
   (i)    possess a masters degree from a university recognized in                (iii) The salary and benefits for these positions shall be
          Kenya;                                                                        determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
   (ii)   have had a distinguished career in a senior management                  (iv) Applications may be made by:
          position in the private OR public sector;
                                                                                           (i) any qualified person; or
   (iii) have at least fifteen (15) years post qualification professional
         experience; and                                                                   (ii) any person, organization or group of persons proposing
                                                                                                the nomination of any qualified person.
   (iv)   satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
                                                                                  (v)    Namesof all applicants and those shortlisted for each post
     VACANCY FOR THE POSITION OF MEMBEROF THE                                            shall be published in the Kenya Gazette, print media and on
              TRANSITION AUTHORITY                                                       the Commission’s website www.publicservice.go.ke after the
   For appointment as a Memberofthe Transition Authority, a person                       closure of the advert.
should—                                                                           (vi)   Shortlisted candidates may be required to submit additional
   (i)    possess a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;                        information and will be subjected to a public interview
                                                                                         process.
   (ii)   have had distinguished career in their respective field;
                                                                                   All applications should be submitted together with a detailed
   (iii) have hadatleast ten (10) years post qualification professional        curriculum vitae, a copy of ID/Passport, copies of certificates,
         experience; and                                                       testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents.


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