Mrs Mengich

In the interest of the citizens of Kenya and in accordance with Article 249 of the Constitution of Kenya, the Commission will always defend its constitutional mandate to set and review remuneration and benefits for State Officers as provided by Article 230 of the Constitution.

In discharging its mandate, the Commission is guided by the principles set out in Article 230 (5) of the Constitution, which require, among others, that the Commission ensures: Fiscal sustainability of the total public compensation bill, Equity and fairness in the Public Service, Fiscal Responsibility.

To effectively implement this mandate, SRC is bound by the Constitutional Principles outlined in Article 230 (5) of the Constitution and SRC Act, 2011 Sec. 12 (1) which are as follows: the need to ensure that the total public compensation bill is fiscally sustainable; the need to ensure that public services are able to attract and retain the skills required to execute their functions; the need to recognise productivity and performance; transparency and fairness; and equal pay to persons for work of equal value.

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