The CEC Member will be answerable to the Governor.

The County Executive Committee Member shall be in-charge of the (Respective) following county departments:-

  1. Finance and Economic Planning
  2. Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Development
  3. Water, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources
  4. Lands, Physical Planning, Roads, Infrastructure, Public Works and Urban Development
  5. Tourism, Trade, Cooperatives & Enterprise Development
  6. Education, Sport, Youth, Culture, Gender and Social Services


  • 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 legislations in their departments for consideration by the county assembly
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Governor from time to time


  • 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

SALARY: As prescribed by SRC



For candidates to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya applicants must obtain the following:

Tax compliance certificate from KRA
Clearance certificate from HELB
Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC)
Certificate of good conduct from Criminal Investigation Department
Credit Reference Bureau clearance