PSC Graphic Designer Jobs Kenya (130-193K)

Chief Graphic Designer Job at Public Service Commission

At Public Service Commission, our Vision To be the lead service Commission in the provision, management and development of competent human resource for the Public Service. To transform the public service to become professional, efficient and effective for the realization of national development goals. Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.



Terms of Service: Permanent or Contract

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 130,420 p.m. – Ksh. 193,040 p.m.

Job Group ‘S’

Qualifications Chief Graphic Designer Job

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have :-

  • served for cumulative period of eighteen (18) years in Interior Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design of which an aggregate of at least three (3) should have been at senior management level in the public service or private sector;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in Design or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks or in an equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • demonstrated high degree of professional competence and administrative capability requirement for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of building development programmes; and
  • a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and programmes and the ability to translate them to the graphic design functions.

Note: Possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field and a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

Chief Graphic Designer Job Responsibilities

The Chief Graphic Designer will head the Graphic Design Department of the Ministry and is responsible to the Works Secretary for all activities of the Department. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • developing and implementing graphic and product design policies and development of design standards;
  • approving colour schemes affecting interior and exterior facades of government buildings and institutions;
  • advising on typography and art as a means of visual communication;
  • (iv) providing advice and consultancy services on interior, graphic and product design to Ministries, Departments, Counties and other State Agencies;
  • coordinating graphic design work for local and international exhibitions and fairs; and
  • representing the Government in the Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK).


Shortlisted candidates shall be required to submit clearances from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Any of the registered Credit Reference Bureaus; and
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (certificate of good conduct).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows: online through the Commission website or job portal


by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites. Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:




P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100


Please Note

Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.

Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

Applications should reach the Commission on or before 24th September 2018.

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