Isiolo County is the heart of Kenya, a crucial and strategic gateway between Northern and Southern Kenya.

County Executive Committee Members – 5 Positions

Pursuant to the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012 sections 35, 36, 44 and 45, the County Government of Isiolo wishes to recruit suitably qualified persons to fill the following positions.

The CEC Member will be answerable to the Governor.

The County Executive Committee Member shall be in-charge of the

following county departments:-

  • Livestock and Fisheries Development
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Public Works and Urban Development
  • Peace, Cohesion and Conflict Resolution
  • Culture and Social Services

Job Responsibilities

In addition to the duties provided under Article 183 of the Constitution, a County Executive Committee member shall:

  • Implement within the county, National legislation to the extent that the legislation so requires
  • Provide strategic and policy guidance to the departments they are in charge of in particular and the county in general
  • Manage and coordinate the functions of the county department he/she is in charge of
  • Provide the county assembly with full and regular reports on matters relating to the respective department
  • Supervise the administration and service delivery in their respective departments
  • Prepare legislation in their departments for consideration by the county assembly
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Governor from time to time

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to the position of County Executive Committee member, a person should:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a visionary and a strategic thinker
  • Be committed to be a part of a team that will enable the County Government realize its vision
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws
  • Be in possession of a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya, Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution
  • Have knowledge and administrative experience of not less than five (5) years
  • Have the ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
  • Should not hold any other state or Public Office
  • Understand the diversity, challenges, and opportunities within the County

How to Apply

Written applications enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates, ID card and clearance from the various institutions as listed above should be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the portfolio/position you are applying for addressed to;

Office of the Governor,

County Government of Isiolo, County Government Building, First Floor

P.O Box 36-60300,


All the applications should reach the Office of the Governor, on or before 29th January 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.