Joan Machayo is the Alternate Director, representing the Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, Public Service Commission. She has Over 25 years’ experience in the public service in the area of human resource management and administration. Highly detailed, motivated, process driven and proactive person who embraces the opportunity to help grow an institution where innovation, creativity and inspiration meet.
Director Machayo started her career in 1990 as an Executive Officer, Ministry of Health. In 1999, she was Personnel and Administration Officer where she has rose through the ranks to the Director Human Resource Management and Development in 2017.
At PSC, she specializes in Overall Human Resource Management and development function including the human resource strategy for the public service, Policy formulation review monitoring and evaluation, Developing Human Resource in the public service including ensuring prudent management of training resources, Technical support and capacity building for the county public service and state agencies, Review of performance management and service improvement strategies for the public service, Development and review of the discipline and grievance management policies for the public service and Management of labor relations.
Director Joan Machayo holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Nairobi (1989) and Masters of Business Administration ( Human Resource Management(2006) and pursuing Phd in Business Administration (Strategic Management) since 2012 and is a full member of the Institute of Human Resource Management, Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya(ICPSK) and a member of African Association of Public Administration.